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Crow's Nest at Seamen's Church Institute

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is not fine dining but it is service with a smile and tasty fresh food. You can't beat the location whether you are on a boat or walking in the inner harbor. We had breakfast there a couple of times and thick, delicious sandwiches for lunch as well. There are outdoor tables through the back and a nice large...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This place is just great. Clean, beautiful, easy, full of caring lovely people who help the community. Delicious coffee at Aloha, cute courtyard to sit, nice cafe. Newport is full of the richest people in the USA so this place is a great relief from the unrealistic lifestyles of the rich and famous. Great operation people keep up the great...

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Crow's Nest is on Bowen's Wharf right by the water. They have less than 10 rooms; I booked the largest one (queen sized bed) and the only one that overlooks the water (Room 9). When we came in December 2015, the rate was $89 a night ($300 with taxes for three nights). Our goal for this stay was to balance...

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1Thank plusGRAY
Reviewed 1 December 2014

The Crow's Nest is the best kept secret in Newport. The location couldn't be better - right next to the Bowen's Wharf and all the yummy restaurants, pubs, shops and yachts that make Newport so charming. The staff at the Crow's Nest are always ready to help and make you feel at home. The rooms are clean and comfortable with...

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Penngrove, California
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Scrupulously clean. Soothing blue & white decor. Ten rooms share 2 baths on 3rd floor (with elevator and great ADA access). The rooms and Aloha Cafe provided an income stream for Seaman's Church Institute, a non-profit orgnaization's that lserves seamen and the community in need. Rooms & cafe are high quality and underpriced. I appreciated their mission. Tips: don't let...

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Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Fantastic helpful staff, right up front and center on Bowen's Wharf. Open door to sailors. Showers and fresh hot coffee available alongside laundry facilities. Everyone sleeps in the attic space with showers and toilets down the hall. Very clean facility, Quaint bedrooms. Be Warned, no liquor or smokeables allowed, you will be asked to leave.

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Cozy, well-maintained rooms in an ideal Bowen's Wharf location, steps to shopping, ferry boats and 10 minutes drive to beaches. Easy to just walk around the main streets or walk through the old town center. There are a few hard-to-grab meters out front, but you can park there overnight or there are plenty of meters and parking lots nearby, so...

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1Thank CityTsar
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This place called Seaman's Church Institute has great community spirit! My family of Sailors had a great dinner and Pre Bermuda Race white board Session the night before the Race! Michelle, the boss of SCI And Casey,the boss of the Crow's Nest were super,allowing us to have parts and supplies delivered here before the Race. Even our pastor came to...

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Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 April 2014

The Seaman's Church Institute embodies the heart, charm & rich history of Newport. The staff is very attentive & goes out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. The renovated rooms are comfy, spotless & very reasonably priced! The added treasure is the spirit within the walls of this historic building, and the 90+ years they have been serving...

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Charlotte, Nc Usa
Reviewed 11 November 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights in November 2013 on the front and back end of a sailing trip. I could not have been more pleased. The location in historic Newport is superb and the price was half of other nearby hotels. It is more of a dorm-like setting with shared bathrooms but, again, it was a bargain for the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on America’s Cup Avenue at Bowen’s Wharf, the Crow’s Nest is central to everything in downtown Newport and offers an affordable alternative to local B&Bs. The inn occupies the third floor of the Seamen’s Church Institute, a National Register of Historic Places building. Although all guests are welcome, the non-profit Seamen’s mission is to provide a safe haven for men and women who make their living from the sea. The inn’s nine rooms and two shared baths are quaintly-decorated, clean and comfortable with in-season air conditioning, free WiFi and spectacular views of Newport Harbor, Trinity Church and the new Maya Lin designed Meeting Room. The building has an elevator and is completely ADA-accessible. Discounts available for mariners and military. All funds raised from the Crow's Nest goes back to Seamen's and the community. The Aloha Café on the ground floor is open daily from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm. ... more   less 

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Address: 18 Market Sq, Newport, RI 02840-3035
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: ₹ 4,212 - ₹ 9,721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Room 9 or 10 have the largest size (queen) bed”
plusGRAY, 27 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Facing the harbor side might avoid festival activities in Bowden Square.”
Lyndi49, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Views of the pier ;)”
CityTsar, 14 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Room #9 was bigger than some of the others.”
rdt7, 11 Nov 2013 | Read review
“End of hall”
rosemuff, 23 Oct 2013 | Read review
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