Since the early colonial days when pineapples and fresh fruit were placed in homes to welcome sailors after long voyages at sea, Newport RI and its signature pineapple have evoked a feeling of warm hospitality. Today, there are hundreds of choices when it comes to accommodations in the city by the sea. Whether you prefer the intimacy of a small bed and breakfast, a full-service hotel or anything in between, you will find something to suit your tastes in Newport. We've separated our listings into 2 categories for your convenience:
To assist you in determining the cost of your stay in Newport, we suggest you use the following price range guidelines. Please keep in mind there are extremes as well. Smaller motels outside of Newport may be more inexpensive and also some of the high-end resorts in town may be more expensive. These are simply estimates to help you plan your travel expenses.
Making your vacation plans on the edge of the high season can really add up to big savings on hotel stays in Newport. Keep in mind that the months of September and October in Newport are still quite warm, reaching well into the 70's most days. It's also a fantastic time to go sailing, as the harbor is less crowded, the ocean temperature is still in the mid 60's, and the warm fall breeze makes for an unforgettable day on the water.
The same weather is true for the months of May and June, although a little less predictable than fall. The long days of May and June make for more time to explore the mansions, Cliff Walk, shopping and other attractions on the island. It's also a little cooler, so it's a great time for things like biking, hiking and riding the rails on the train tracks running the length of the island- not to mention the natural beauty this time of year, with just about everything in sight flowering and putting on a show for visitors.