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Atlanta
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came from Boston where we were disappointed in the Bed and Breakfast there. The contrast was striking. My mother is 85 yrs old. We had reserved a cottage at the Cliffside Inn, so she did not have to climb stairs. However, it was a windy, cold day and walking to and from the house would have been difficult for... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an incredible time at Cliffside for my husband's birthday. Elizabeth was wonderful. Everywhere she suggested for us to check out in the town, was superb. The loft room that we had was fantastic. Breakfast the following day was delicious. The entire stay was divine. We will absolutely be back!

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Thank wilkesgc
Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Gabriella and Andrew, Thank you for staying with us for your birthday celebration. Elizabeth sure does have the inside track on Newport. Every time we think we've seen it all, she tells us about some hidden gem we were unaware of. We hope you'll be back soon and for a longer stay. Warmly, Nancy and Bill More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The people were friendly and very accommodating, the room (Atlantic suite) was very clean, the design and feel of the room was well worth the cost (amazing bathroom, great fireplace, kureg coffee maker in the room, AC and heat worked well, etc.), the food was excellent at breakfast, LOVED the outdoor fire pit, and the location was perfect (not in... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Avery, Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write such a lovely review of the Cliffside Inn. We are big fans of the fire pit as well, although it is getting a little chilly now to stay out there too long. Hopefully, we will have you back here again with us soon. Best, Nancy and... More 

Hauppauge, New York
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52 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed twice at the Cliffside Inn and can't wait to return. The first time we stayed was more than a decade ago and it is was an unforgettable magical stay. The owners were so kind. So beautifully decorated.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you chose to come back to the Cliffside Inn after a decade hiatus. We are thrilled that you had a romantic and peaceful stay with us, and that 7 months later you are still remembering so fondly. We hope you won't wait that long to come back and stay with us again. Best regards, Nancy... More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for our honeymoon, and we have nothing but great things to say! The location was great and the room was beautiful. The staff was very accommodating too - we couldn't arrive until well after the check-in window, but the owners pleasantly accommodated our late arrival. When we got to our room, rose petals were... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Stephen, Congratulations again to you and Kellie. We are thrilled that you chose the Cliffside for your honeymoon get away. It was wonderful having you with us and we hope to have you back for anniversaries for years to come. Warmly, Nancy and Bill More 

Millstone, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was the first time my husband and I have ever stayed at a B&B so we weren't sure what to expect. The owners (Nancy and Bill) and staff could not be any friendlier. Our room (Tower Room) was immaculate, the daily gourmet breakfast was delicious and the location of the inn was very convenient. The inn is located literally... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Gilda and Michael, So happy you chose the Cliffside Inn for your anniversary stay. It was wonderful to have you here and we glad you had a "perfect getaway". The Tower Suite turret is certainly very special. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. Best, Nancy and Bill More 

Rhode Island
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful staff, beautiful rooms, clean, great location! We were there for an anniversary celebration. Came back from dinner and a member of the staff put a heart decoration on our bed along with a card and handwritten note congratulating us! Very nice touch! Breakfast was delicious (homemade granola is "like dessert" as another guest described it). The chef gave us... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Judy, Thanks to you and Dennis for spending your anniversary with us. We are so glad you enjoyed the Grosvenor Suite. When you make the granola, don't forget to stir it as soon as it comes out of the oven - otherwise, it's like glue in the pan. We look forward to having you back with us again. Best regards,... More 

NY
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to celebrate my birthday in Newport. My wife searched for B&B's in Newport and came upon great ratings for the Cliffside Inn. We were fortunate that there was one room available in the cottage situated on the property near the main house of the Inn. We had a suite with a small and cozy sitting... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Jon, Happy 70th birthday, again. We are so glad you and Karen chose the Cliffside Inn for such an important celebration. We really appreciate the thorough review of the Atlantic Suite too. Next time you are here, we will definitely have to have a glass of wine by the firepit. It is always a good time! With warm regards, Nancy... More 

Edwardsville, Illinois
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cliffside Inn offers an excellent breakfast each morning as well as a 5;00 appetizer and wine hour. Rooms are clean and beautifully appointed. Did have a little issue with enough hot water in the shower. Turn down service happens while you are off to dinner. If you have a special event (such as an anniversary), they will add little touches... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Barbara, Happy Anniversary again! We are so thrilled that you and Joe enjoyed your time at the Cliffside Inn and we glad we were quickly able to solve the water problem. We love the location too. Sunrise on the Cliff Walk, but just a short walk to all the action of Thames Street. We hope you'll come east again sometime... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about my stay at Cliffside Inn was great! I love the staff. They were so welcoming, attentive and friendly. I received everything I needed to have a wonderful Newport Experience. I couldn't ask for a better service. The Inn was absolutely warm and beautiful. My room especially was spotless! And of course very soothing and cozy! I am definitely... More 

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Withney, We miss you! We loved the picture of you on the water in the harbor - beautiful and content. We hope that you will consider coming back to see us next summer. We hope your family is well. Fondly, Nancy and Bill More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: ₹ 14,705 - ₹ 33,992 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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“Suites were nicer, more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles averykrein, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Atlantic Room in the cottage”
 of 5 bubbles jonmanch, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Tower Room, two story with seperate access.”
 of 5 bubbles randyjacks0n, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I suspect all rooms are exquisitely appointed. Ours was.”
 of 5 bubbles Robroyce, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We loved the 3rd floor suite because of the beautiful view, but be aware that there is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles katw646, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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