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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently celebrated our wedding anniversary in Newport, Rhode Island. As beautiful as Newport is, with so much to do and so much beauty, the Atwater absolutely made our vacation! The hotel, room, amenities, homemade breakfast and treats, and the hospitality of all staff were exceptional. Billy and Andrea, the General Managers of the Atwater, are professional,... More 

1 Thank Lauren R
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Newport every summer for 22 years. This was definitely my favorite hotel stay! The Attwater is off the main Newport roads but close enough to be very convenient. The rooms are very spacious and beautifully decorated. The service was incredible- very friendly and responsive. The small plates breakfast was fantastic- lots of different tastes- my... More 

2 Thank JulieEmma
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Rochester, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Attwater is beautiful and in a perfect walking distance to both the harborfront action on Thames and the magnificent mansions on Bellevue. The bed was super comfortable and the room was spacious, clean, and bright. My only "complaints" are that for the price we paid, I expected a larger/nicer bathroom, and the walls were thin; both nights we heard... More 

1 Thank kwinkle7
Oceanside, New York
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The staff were exceptionally helpful about all the sightseeing in the area. They also were great in recommending restaurants. The breakfasts were like little appetizers in size but were good. Be prepared to walk, because everything is close to this hotel. The room was clean. The gym was ok, could use more equipment, but again it was clean.

1 Thank patd2834
Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this hotel! From check in where they gave us an ipad with Newport Info on dining, sips, shopping and things to do and a plate of delicious chocolate chip cookies. Room decor fun! Included breakfast yummy. Fitness center small but adequate. Close to everything. Will return!

1 Thank Stacey B
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay at The Attwater, the design and comfort of this place makes every turn a new experience, plenty of quiet spots on all levels with a beautiful deck, the lounge rooms offer alternate relaxing spaces. Breakfast in the mornings offer that something different from the normal American cook ups', here you can take small portions of delicate... More 

2 Thank Frank A
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this quirky little boutique hotel. A nice change from the larger chains. We stayed in the Lark Suite so our son had his own space. Free car parking. Micheal greeted us and was very nice and provided useless tips. Small fitness room next to hotel. Breakfast plates really nice. Try Jo's Bistro and Charles Cookhouse for dinner. Annie's good... More 

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New Jersey
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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

What a unique and special hotel! The staff was so down to earth and nice. We had a king junior suite on the third floor. Really cute. Great bathroom. Two huge TV's. Great location, easily walkable to great restaurants and shops, but away from the crowds.

2 Thank brandsoulmate
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We enjoyed staying at the Attwater Hotel which describes itself as a "boutique hotel", "stylish" and with "unconventional flair". I am being a bit picky here so please take this in perspective, but there was an element of style over substance. While it was stylish and colourful, our first impression on stepping inside the hotel doorway, was that the hall... More 

2 Thank HAL11
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The Attwater. What a great place. Quiet, friendly and in a great position, close enough to easily walk the Cliff Walk and stroll into town. Not usually a bed and breakfast person, but this place may have just changed my mind.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Steeped in Newport’s nautical history — yet with a bold touch of the unexpected — you’ll experience our most original Newport accommodations in stylish comfort.Discover a more personal lodging alternative to big box hotels — yet with a chic, modern edge elusive to most B&Bs. Find exceptional rooms and amenities; a clever, all-day coffee cafe; the latest tech amenities; and attentive service when you want it (privacy when you don’t).As one of the first hotel properties in Newport, the Attwater is set on a quiet street just a block off Bellevue Avenue in the central historic district. All of Newport’s sights, sounds and tastes — sailing, tennis, night life, restaurants, beaches, history, mansions — are all only a short stroll away. In fact, our newly renovated boutique hotel is merely three blocks from Newport Harbor and an eight-minute walk to First Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Attwater

Address: 22 Liberty St, Newport, RI 02840
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $234 - $495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Attwater 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Attwater Villa Hotel Newport
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Newport
#4 Romantic Hotel in Newport
#5 Spa Hotel in Newport
#9 Business Hotel in Newport
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“We took a basic Queen room which was a little on the small side.”
 of 5 bubbles HAL11, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms look cute.”
 of 5 bubbles JNCFargo, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“no elevator - so avoid the third floor if you have bags.”
 of 5 bubbles gaelic60, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Reserve a room larger than a Queen if you are two adults not accustomed to sleeping on a small bed.”
 of 5 bubbles kathydaffy88, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I don't think you can go wrong with any of the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles curtisebdon65, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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