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Poplar House

Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (15)
Dining (8)
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible43%
  • Sep. 15, 2018
    “Wonderful host”
  • Jul. 18, 2018
    “Enjoyable stay, good location, reasonable price”
19 Poplar St, Newport, RI 02840-2521 See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
Free Parking
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We have been staying with Walter for the last 3 years while in Newport on business. True, it is not luxurious and a bit crowded but it is clean, conveniently located and comfortable. More important Walter is a wonderful host. He's helpful, anxious to please...More

Thank Maeda B
Reviewed July 18, 2018

My wife and I stayed here last year two nights for the Newport Jazz festival. We had a nice time and enjoyed the rooms, the location and the host. The place is a bit quirky and has lots of furniture etc. It is not the...More

Thank MassachusettsMan617
Reviewed July 8, 2018

My Wife and I found the Poplar House through the fine recommendation of one our New England friends. The host, Walter, is well organized & helpful. The location is awesome, and Walter can help you find the very best of Newport to enjoy with your...More

Thank skyblueyes2018
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Booked a room for July 14, 2018. No where does it say deposit is non-refundable. In fact, if you don't pay the balance by June 28, 2018, you lose your reservation. Cancelled on June 10, 2018 (more than a month in advance) and now they...More

Thank EasternCTtravler
Response from waltkopec, Manager at Poplar HouseResponded June 13, 2018

We have been open and operating for 37 Years with about 500 guests per year nearing 15,000 guests total to date. 6 disgruntled customers out of 15,000 overnight stays is a pretty good ratio and does say more about the persons like yourself fabricating exaggerated...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

After a mix-up with a reservation at a high-end boutique hotel left us stranded for the evening at about midnight. We were sent to the Poplar House by the other hotel as their back up. From the moment we pulled down the dark alley and...More

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Response from waltkopec, Manager at Poplar HouseResponded June 11, 2018

Open for 37 Years with about 500 guests per year nearing 15,000 guests total. Hundreds of great reviews on Airbnb, even before the extensive renovations in 2018. These few bad reviews were from disgruntled customers, vindictive people or those with lofty attitudes that seem to...More

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Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (15)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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