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Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 29 November 2014

I found this beautiful gem while searching for places to bring my fiance to celebrate our very recent engagement. Just a short walk from the cliff walk and historic mansions The Cliffside Inn more than holds its own in such a historic city. Even though we went during the off season, Bill, Nancy and Debbie made our stay feel as...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations again! Debbie is still trying to figure out how she can get a ring like that! We are so glad you chose the Cliffside Inn to celebrate your engagement. Thank you for the wonderful review and all of your kind words. We hope you have a great holiday and that we see you again soon. Maybe that will be...

Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

Just got back from the Cliffside Inn and can't wait to go back!! Went for a mon to wed trip for my 50th bday. Didn't have time to travel too far as it was the week before thanksgiving! I can just say the Cliffside Inn feels like home. The hospitality of Bill and Nancy, and Debbie and Tamara is unmeasurable,...

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Lisa, Thank you for choosing the Cliffside Inn for your 50th birthday celebration. It was great to have both of you stay with us for a few days. I love the Beatrice Room and am glad it was available so that we could upgrade you for your special stay. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Warmly, Nancy and Bill

East Granby CT
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We celebrated our 10th anniversary this weekend and stayed one night in the Carriage House. It was delightful. The room is decorated beautifully and is very private. The Innkeepers and owners are gracious hosts. They pay attention to every detail and make you feel like family rather than guests. The room was impeccably clean, with a gas fireplace that heats...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Maggie, I wish we had known it was your 10th anniversary. But we are thrilled that you enjoyed your night at the inn. That fireplace in the parlor is fantastic. The best draught of any one I've ever used. It's really starting to get cold here now so the fireplaces and fire pit are a big hit. Thank you for...

Reviewed 12 November 2014

We were a little concerned about visiting Newport while tourist season was still in full swing since we normally go in the off-season. The location of the Inn is perfect, right next to cliff walk and near the mansions, but with none of the foot and car traffic you see in many other areas. The suite was amazing-fabulous bed, 2...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

The Atlantic Suite is a great room with lovely skylights and a big picture window. While it doesn't have the historic nature of the main house, it has an elegant coastal décor. Unfortunately, it has been too cold for the porch for breakfast, but the fire pit is still going each night. It was great having you here and we...

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 November 2014

The room we stayed in was absolutely lovely with fine linens and comfortable furniture. The bathroom was modern and very well appointed with a generous supply of towels and excellent bath products. But, most impressive was the warm and welcoming staff. The inn is very beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed the breakfast and the afternoon wine and "nibbles". We also loved...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

So great having you back at the inn. I love the Loft too. Such a cozy room and the tub is delightful. Thank you for all of your wonderful comments about the inn and the staff. We look forward to a future visit. Warmly, Nancy and Bill

Lincroft, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Cliffside Inn is top notch. My wife and I recently stayed there and were so impressed with the service, breakfast, appetizers and the amount of dedication and comfort the staff provided. This is a must and we will be back along with the rest of my family.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you could finally make it in to see us. The St. George's Suite is a great room. I just love that shower and the coal basket fire place. We are so glad that you were able to enjoy your time away. All the best, Nancy and Bill

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 November 2014

We went on a spontaneous overnight trip to Newport -- we literally made our reservation at 9:30 am for that evening. From our first conversation on the phone, Nancy and Bill and the staff were welcoming and helpful. Tamara greeted us warmly when we arrived and showed us around and up to our very cozy and comfortable room which had...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for all your kind words about the inn. The Swann room is very cozy and I'm glad that it was available for a last minute get away. The Beatrice story is quite a tale. I can't imagine a life like that. We are so glad you enjoyed your time in Newport and at the inn and hope you'll...

new jersey
Reviewed 8 November 2014

It has been said that " The third time is the charm" My wife and I have now stayed at the The Cliffside Inn on four different occasions. Believe me when I say that this charming inn is a "20" on a scale of 10. I do not drive anywhere that takes close to five hours to reach, but The...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Alex and Harriet, It is always great to have you back at the Inn with your Cliffside Family! I hope everything is going well with the new house. Please send some of the pictures you took when you get a minute. Looking forward to your next visit. Best, Nancy

State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 November 2014

This was our first visit to Newport and to Cliffside Inn. Bill and Nancy, the owners, and their staff, Debbie and Tamara,made us feel so welcomed. They were all perfect hosts. The Inn is a ovely, tastefully done recently restored Victorian. Everything about the Inn is up to date, immaculate, and so comfortable and inviting. They have a wine tasting...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to have the two of you with us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the Blue Room. It is so cozy and I just love the bay window sitting area. It was great to see you enjoying Newport and getting along with so many of the other guests. That is one of our favorite...

Saucier, Mississippi, United States
Reviewed 6 November 2014

With this being our first time staying at a b/b we didn't really know what to expect, well let me tell you it was probably one of the best places we have ever stayed. From Bill and Nancy to all the other staff they were the greatest. They were there for our every need. We were there for my wife's...

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Terry and Sherri, Thank you so much for taking time to review the inn and for all of your kind words. It was great to have you here and we are so glad you enjoyed the Carriage House. You certainly did quite a bit while you were here. Next time we'll have to keep you in Newport a little more....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the best of Newport in a romantic and serene coastal setting at this romantic Rhode Island inn, just steps from the historic Cliff Walk and Easton's Beach. Each of the beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites in our restored 19th century Victorian mansion, offer all of the amenities of a luxury hotel while retaining the unique charm and character of a New England country inn. Our Newport, RI bed and breakfast has earned an international reputation for gracious hospitality, epicurean delights, attentive service and special touches - making it one of Newport's most sought after destinations. Welcome to the Cliffside Inn - a AAA four diamond and Select Registry property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliffside Inn

Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3627
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $276 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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“Suites were nicer, more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles averykrein, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Atlantic Room in the cottage”
 of 5 bubbles jonmanch, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Tower Room, two story with seperate access.”
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“I suspect all rooms are exquisitely appointed. Ours was.”
 of 5 bubbles Robroyce, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved the 3rd floor suite because of the beautiful view, but be aware that there is no elevator.”
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