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Sylvia Beach Hotel

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a literary hotel - so every room is a different theme from an author. The room we had was the Steinbeck room - how to describe - microscope on the table, lots of specimens in jars around the top of the room, twin...More

1  Thank Lin P
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This hotel has a lot of charm and is staffed by very nice people. The location, right on the beach and within walking distance of most of Newport, cannot be beat! I gave it four stars, instead of five, for two reasons. One is that...More

1  Thank NancyBG
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Unique literary themed hotel. Not for everyone, but book lover and reader's delight. Each room honors an author. Great old building, going back to the early days of the Newport. Close to the surf, great feeling. Check out the library/ reading room on the third...More

1  Thank Gregory11217
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Don't stay here if you are attached to your cell phone, tablet, or computer. This is a book place. A reading place. It is serene and quiet, calm and reflective. On the top (third) floor, there is a library. In the library there are people...More

1  Thank 343,434
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Don't expect luxury here but do count on a relaxing, special experience. No TVs, no Wifi just lots of books, historic photos, and references to literary life. We stayed in the Ken Kesey Cuckoo's Nest room which has four single beds, a dresser, table with...More

1  Thank Shelley B
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Beachfront
Free Parking
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$50 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Newport
#9 Romantic Hotel in Newport
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Newport
#9 Romantic Hotel in Newport
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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janicem104
15 July 2015|
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Response from abusse | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website and click on Price Guide, you'll find what you'll need. (I can't link websites here)
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"Third floor--Jane Austen & F. Scott Fitzgerald"
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"If the budget allows, go for Christie, Collette, or Twain - much bigger, with enclosed bathrooms and private..."
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"Avoid Dr Seuss unless you are a single traveller. Ned's little bed is a bit cosy for two."
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"The rooms are all different so take a look at what each offers and/or what each looks like."
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