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Rose Island Lighthouse

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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My College roommates and I choose the Rose Island lighthouse as this year's annual adventure. We booked the entire keepers cottage because it has three separate bedrooms, 2 baths,a full kitchen, and a living room area. In addition, it has ready access to the stairways up to the light tower. The highlights of our stay included finding seaglass and lovely...

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Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To celebrate my husband's 70th. birthday I booked an overnight stay at the Rose Island lighthouse. Had no idea what to expect, but it was a great adventure. There are options for different rooms, each one brings a different experience,the keepers apartment ( our choice) is self contained with full kitchen. All the others have less amenities. I would recommend...

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1Thank jt2looie
Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 31 March 2017

If you want nothing to do and absolute quiet then go to this island. It's beautiful. It's more for mature generation and not too young people. The lighthouse is beautiful and the island full of history.

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed overnight. What a fantastic experience. I would recommend this to anyone. The Rose Island Foundation has done a wonderful job with the restoration and preservation of this lighthouse. This is a great time for families, couples and solo.

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2Thank Mandy M
Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 16 November 2016

There aren't too many places you can bring your pup where they are off leash on an island. And to top it off, it's a fund raiser for Rose Island Lighthouse. Watch for upcoming romps, your pup will love you for it!

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1Thank LindaSManning
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We took a small boat to visit the island. The tour was wonderful for a warm sunny day. The lighthouse is like a house with a light at the top. You can actually stay there for a week and work on the property. The boat tour along the way was informative about the large mansions along the water's edge and...

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2Thank 884lindav
Coventry, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Just a nice getaway, like Gilligans Island. Your dropped off by boat and left on your own to enjoy the beautiful lighthouse and dream what it must have been like for the lighthouse keepers before Spent the night in the apartment on second floor. Really authentic and logs are kept by all visitors. Interesting to read!!!. Fresh air, no noise,...

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2Thank Jacqueline G
Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a beautiful place to spend a night. We were in the apartment on the second floor, which has a full kitchen, full bath, a large bedroom with queen bed, and a small bedroom with two bunk beds. There is a large living room full of books, games, puzzles, etc. The first floor has a bath but no kitchen...

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North Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I really enjoyed seeing all the lighthouses in Narraganset Bay. The guide shared the history of each lighthouse and many other attractions. I'm tempted to check out staying at the Rose Island Lighthouse

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 August 2016

we got there via the water taxi that stops at various places around Newport. There was a family staying there for the week, and the young teen daughter gave us a tour of the lighthouse and other highlights. nice relaxing informative.

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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A stay at a 19-century lighthouse on Rose Island - be willing to rough it and pitch in with the chores. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rose Island Lighthouse

Address: Rose Island, Newport, RI
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: RM470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Rose Island Lighthouse Hotel Newport
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“Any room is a good one. If you want to cook however, you will need the apartment or you can grill outside.”
JacquelineG822, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Second floor apartment is best”
henry024, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you can get it, try the innkeepers apartment! Has a shower, kitchen and bathroom inside!”
  • Lighthouse
newfun, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Museum rooms share a common space and are rustic, and also accessible to day visitors. Keepers apartment is more private and has the only shower on the island, also not accessible to day visitors. Fog horn room and barracks rooms are isolated and private, but bathrooms are a short walk away. Also those rooms do not have heat. Find a room to suit your style, and go and enjoy.”
117claireh, 22 Apr 2015 | Read review
“stay in the keeper's apartment if you can”
  • apartment bedroom
  • foghorn house room
  • main house at sunset
  • the dock at sunrise
MetroWest52, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
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