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Reviewed 23 December 2014

Wonderful B&B by the Sea! A super place to celebrate a birthday! We loved The Cliffside! Great location…steps away from Cliff Walk and access to all the beautiful mansions. Incredible service…. Nancy and Bill were so welcoming and everything was immaculate. Nice turn-down service with homemade cookies on the bedside table. Decadent design…… gorgeous furnishings, decorated in Christmas, comfortable beds,...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was great to have the four of you staying with us. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the Tower and Garden Suites. I hope that next time you're visiting in Connecticut you come by - and bring your parents too. Hope you had a great holiday. Nancy and Bill

Exeter, New Hampshire
Reviewed 18 December 2014

This was by far the best B&B we have ever stayed in. Excellent amenities and wonderful hosts. They provided a lot of information about the area, etc. Most gracious and so glad we chose here to stay. Especially in Dec. when the crowds are gone and no lines anywhere. Loved it !!! Go there is you get the chance !!...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

You are right . . . Newport is magical in December. Of course, there isn't a bad season for Newport. Always something different. But there is definitely something special about the mansions decorated for the holidays and the reduced crowds. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time in Newport and at the Cliffside. You might want to come...

Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Nancy, Bill, Debbie, and the staff were absolutely incredible! Everything was as promised, and more. Location is perfect along the Cliff Walk. The morning breakfast was fabulous, and the evening wine reception was a very nice bonus. Gave us a nice opportunity to meet other guests, and Nancy and Bill. The restoration of the Cliffside Inn was top shelf -...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you here for your 30th wedding anniversary. We are honored that you chose us for such an important milestone. It was great having you both here and getting to know you. That is one of the greatest parts about this business, meeting wonderful people and helping them celebrate big events. We hope to see you...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I would give Cliffside 6 stars if I could. We absolutely loved this place! The grounds are beautiful and the staff is just great! We couldnt thank Debbie enough for all her kindness. The breakfast was amazing and the place is decorated so lovely for the holidays. A true New England gem. Conveniently located near the Cliffwalk and about 1...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Robin, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and for posting such great pictures. Yes, Debbie sure is a gem. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time in Newport. I hope you got your fill of winter weather while you were here. Happy holidays, Nancy, Bill and Debbie

Reviewed 6 December 2014

Let me start by saying how gracious our hosts were. My wife and I were doing a day trip up to Newport for her birthday and I book the Adele suite. I told them I was arriving later than expected and she let me know that everything would be taken care of. We got to Cliffside and instantly got acquainted...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Although brief, we enjoyed having you at the Cliffside Inn. The fire pit is such a great place to relax. We are so glad that you had some time to hang out there. Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Nancy and Bill

New York
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We had a beautiful stay at the Cliffside Inn. It fully deserves its place on the Select Registry of North American B&Bs and inns. We stayed in the Beatrice Turner room. It beautifully evokes the era in which the property was built, yet it is wonderfully modern in its amenities. The entire inn and its grounds are immaculately kept. The...

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations again. We are so thrilled that you chose the Cliffside Inn for this important life event. It was wonderful to see how happy you both are. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmly, Nancy and Bill

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 20 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

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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: ₹ 25,861 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Cliffside Hotel Newport
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