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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is pretty far from everything so you need a car but at ~$50/night plus taxes it is a bargain with clean facilities. If it had had more guests the faux-wood flooring in the hallways might have gotten a bit noisy but as the traffic was light the occasional noise did not bother us at all.

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Lisle, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the first floor and there were many doors that were beat up looking and were ajar. Who knows what was behind them. Very creepy hallways. Rooms were remodeled and clean but getting to them was very very creepy. If the military wasn't staying there the same time we were I would not have felt safe.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Room was big and clean and bed was comfortable. Bathroom nice size. We got the section of hotel without rugs on floor because of allergies but you could hear people in the hall more. I liked it because of allergies. The slot casino is across street and they have a shuttle for a quick ride into downtown Newport. Would stay...

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Lynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel certainly needs updating and we stayed in the rear of the hotel on the 3rd floor kind of confusing getting to the lobby. Had a decent restaurant and bar on site and the shuttle was great getting down town. Right across the street from the Casino. Overall is wasn't too bad.

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Bluffton
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This hotel was nothing fancy, but it was clean and easy to get to. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful on giving directions. I stayed alone and I felt very comfortable in my room which was important to me. I would most definitely stay again.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 December 2016

"Girls" trip after Christmas. Just wanted to see the town and mansions decorated for the holidays. The hotel was very inexpensive, clean and comfortable. We liked the double beds with comfortable bedding and pillows. We didn't like the sound due to all laminate flooring throughout the floors. We could hear suitcases rolling and the maid cart in the morning. It...

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Rhode Island
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed at the Mainstay on Saturday, December 3rd. We were upgraded to a newer, bigger room. One room had two full beds, pull out couch, mini fridge, microwave and a TV. The other bedroom had a king size bed, chair, and TV. The hotel room could easily sleep 6 to 8. The woman at the desk were very nice...

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1Thank kenochris9
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I attempted to reserve at this hotel via Expedia and the hotel called me and emailed me claiming they could only see 13 numbers of my credit card number. I wasn't suppose to be paying until I check in, they said they were trying to verify my card, whether that be the case or not, that didn't sound right. I...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

First, let's talk about price. This hotel is consistently the lowest priced hotel in the area. Why?! I have no idea. The rooms are terrific, the WiFi is fast, parking is ample and free, and the staff is absolutely pleasant. The location is great, you're close to everything, especially if you're working at the Naval Base. The attached restaurant isn't...

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Surbiton, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stayed at seven hotels in New England in 2 weeks, and this was by far the bottom of the heap. Location is not ideal as its a short drive into the town, and parking is more expensive than elsewhere. Room a little grim, with warning on our door about being careful who we opened it to. Bed and mattress...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Only one mile from Newport, Rhode Island's historic waterfront, Mainstay Hotel and Conference Center offers convenient amenities and relaxing facilities in a great location. Across the road from Newport Grand Casino and half a mile from Newport Naval Station, we are just a few minutes drive from historic mansions, beautiful beaches, a bustling harbor and many other area attractions and activities. Our 200-room facility offers complimentary parking; seasonal shuttle service (surcharge) to downtown; ATM; fitness center; seasonal outdoor pool; self-service laundry; complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as conference and banquet facilities to host your private party or corporate event for up to 150 people. North End Steakhouse, our restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, from 6:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays, and until 10:00 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with bar service daily from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. We offer casual, friendly dining for all tastes, with a special accent on signature steaks and great seafood featuring Steak Night Tuesdays, Rib Night Wednesdays, Seafood Thursdays with changing lunch, early bird and dinner specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center

Address: 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd, Newport, RI 02840-1310 (Formerly Best Western)
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: ₹ 4,118 - ₹ 19,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Best Western The Mainstay Hotel Newport
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“ok if you are not skidish of scary lo lit smelly halways on first floor”
 of 5 bubbles jillmpmoore, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the newer rooms with the hardwood floor”
 of 5 bubbles kenochris9, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Fourth floor in the back and keep your fingers crossed, its Newport !”
 of 5 bubbles Q8409JWkevinc, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“When making the reservation, call to make sure you are getting one of the newly renovated rooms,”
 of 5 bubbles 306RobinB, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“stay away from first floor”
 of 5 bubbles cindyj145, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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