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Cliffside Inn

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Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is a great B&B. It has a great location, great rooms, great happy hour, great breakfast and outstanding staff. It is one block from the cliff walk which has been rated as one of the top recreational walk in the USA. I highly recommend this inn.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Larry, It was wonderful having you and Diane back again to celebrate your birthday! This is becoming an annual event and we are thrilled! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review about your time at the Cliffside Inn. Wishing you a happy and healthy 2017. Nancy and Bill

West Newbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Over the years, we've stayed at many B & B's. This is without question one of the absolute best. Just take a look at the traveler rating distribution. There is nothing to fault here. Everything is so well done and so very enjoyable. Bill is a great host and makes you feel like an old friend. The afternoon "snacks" he...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Bill, Thank you for choosing the Cliffside Inn to celebrate Joan's birthday! It was wonderful having you both with us and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time here. Yes, the Sun Room lives up to its name. What a great way to wake up in the morning - well, that and the wonderful steam shower in the room....

Jamesport, New York
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This was our second visit to the Cliffside Inn but our first visit with Bill and Nancy as the innkeepers. Bill and Nancy have added a wonderful feel to a beautiful inn. We stayed here for three nights in the Garden Suite during the pre-Christmas season. The inn was beautifully decorated for the holidays. The breakfasts were wonderful with many...

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Fran and Brenda, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We really enjoyed having you here. One of the benefits of the slower season is you get the opportunity to really spend time with the guests. We are thrilled that you loved the Garden Suite. It is a very unique and charming room. Happy new year to you both...

Bayport, New York
Reviewed 21 December 2016

As I was making my reservations for my annual holiday visit, I realized I had not written a review of our visit here during the 2015 holiday season. Once again, our hosts Nancy and Bill did an exceptional job all around, from the holiday decorations, the comfort of our suite, and an absolutely superb breakfast menu: Wednesday: Wild blueberry scones,...

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Mike and Linda, Every year we look forward to your stay. It is truly like having friends come and visit with us. Thank you so much for taking the time to review the inn and for all of the lovely comments. It makes us smile. Thank you again for the bagels and the Prosecco - both were delicious. Warmly, Nancy...

Reviewed 18 December 2016

My husband and I had such a wonderful time at the Cliffside Inn. We decided on an impromptu road trip from New York and had no end destination. On a whim, we decided to explore Newport and made the decision to stay at this beautiful b&b. We were greeted very cordially by the wonderful staff. When we were showed to...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Naomi, What a pleasant surprise it was to see you and Kevin back on Thursday evening after checking out that morning. It was so wonderful to have you here and we love that adventurous spirit of yours. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you get the urge to road trip. Happy New Year, Nancy and Bill

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I am a student at the Naval War College and my parents came up from Georgia to visit me for the weekend. Bill and Nancy greeted them like they were old friends and my parents were immediately made to feel at home. The accommodations at the Cliff Suite were perfect for them and they both commented on the cleanliness, attention...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Charles, It was delightful hosting Rosie and Dick at the Cliffside Inn. What great parent's you have. We are so glad they were able to reschedule after first being diverted from coming by hurricane Matthew! We hope they will make it up to visit you again before you time at the NWC ends. Thank you so much for your service...

Atlanta
Reviewed 26 November 2016

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...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Kathleen, It was wonderful having you and Irene with us for a few days. We are sorry you missed the house all decorated, it looks fantastic. Maybe next year?! It was so nice spending time with the two of you and getting to know you both. We hope you had a nice holiday and a fantastic 2017. Best regards, Nancy...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2016

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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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

Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...

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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...

Hauppauge, New York
Reviewed 17 November 2016 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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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...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: ₹ 25,606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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“The Loft has a beautiful spa bathroom and amazing skylights throughout the room. Note that the hotel is for adults and children over 13.”
dreamtimer, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best ocean view , great Victorian Suites with modern amenities”
negirl2017, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Off-season pricing is a real value.”
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.”
kristinac573, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved the Garden Suite, but the circular staircase may be difficult for some folks.”
Karla617, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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