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Lexington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Everything about this place was excellent. The price was right, the room was cozy and clean. The house is gorgeous and immaculately cared for. We loved the claw foot bath tub complete with reading rack, aveno bath products, deluxe bath salts and a soft bathrobe. The evening wine and cheese include delicious appetizers and a fire place. The breakfast was...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a wonderful review. It was lovely having you both here. I love that tub in Adele's room too. So luxurious. The Aveeda products are some of my favorites personally to use too. Hopefully, you will find time to get away with us again soon. Warmly, Nancy, Bill and Debbie.

Reviewed 29 November 2014

What a great time it was to relax with my Wife. The room was amazing the whirlpool tub was so relaxing. When we got back from dinner there was a bottle of wine, ice and cookies waiting for us. Bill and Nancy are great friendly and personable. I will be going back as soon as I can.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was great to have you here, even if for just a short visit. We love to host other folks in the hospitality industry and hope that you will be back to visit us soon. Merry Christmas, Bill and Nancy

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 21 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 11 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 10 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...

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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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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

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  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: RM1,755 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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“Off-season pricing is a real value.”
 of 5 bubbles rhl01, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The Loft room on the top floor has several skylights that provide tons of natural light. The room faces the street.”
 of 5 bubbles kristinac573, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved the Garden Suite, but the circular staircase may be difficult for some folks.”
 of 5 bubbles Karla617, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Hydrangea suite was perfect, and offered an ocean view from the patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Mattster34, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cliffs was in the Cottage. Great suite but all travelers I met seemed happy with their rooms.”
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