What a lovely hotel! The Viking is a historic hotel so yes, it's old, but really charming in my opinion. The room we stayed in was not huge, but very comfortable nonetheless. The bathroom is a bit quirky, but because it's an older hotel, they really did make good use of room space. They could improve on the lighting, though. Just a tad too subdued. We enjoyed the restaurant/bar area. The service wasn't great, but the food/drinks were. The hotel has a lot to offer. The location is great- within walking distance to the downtown/waterfront area. We utilized the hotel's car service to a restaurant one evening...very convenient. My kids used the gym and said it was more than adequate. All in all, we had a great stay and wouldn't hesitate to stay again.
PS- our hallway did have an odor, but having stayed in older inns before, we chalked it off to age.
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- Combining our iconic Newport landmark with local focused events and exceptional service, a new era of hospitality awaits you at the Hotel Viking. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Viking Hotel Newport Ri
- Hotel Viking Newport