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Find just the lodging for a romantic getaway in the Ocean State of RI

Among the top places for a romantic weekend getaway in Rhode Island are historic Newport and the capital city of Providence. A romantic getaway at either city -- or in the oceanfront region of South County, too -- is well-served by hotels, resorts, bed and breakfasts, and cozy little inns. Browse the listings below and find the ideal lodging for a weekend-long romantic getaway to celebrate -- whatever you choose in Rhode Island! Providence is churning through a downtown renaissance, with luxury hotel rooms and lots of theater, music, shopping and dining. Newport is home to the famous Newport mansions.

75 Mill Street Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-849-9500 Toll-Free: 800-392-1316

The history of romance continues here

This historic landmark also makes for a very cozy hideaway for two. Maybe it’s the neighborhood or the intimate breakfasts on the patio with breathtaking views. The harbor is nearby as is Thames Street for unmatched waterfront shopping, great food and leisurely strolling. Your suite is bathed in Newport charm with original beams and exposed brick walls. Fall into down feather beds, 300 thread count linens, luxurious marble bathrooms with rainfall and high pressure shower and plush robes. Choose right and you’ll also enjoy a balcony, living room,and gas fireplace. A mini-bar and fridge will provide all the nourishment you might need, while complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon tea can fill in the gaps. Romance deserves a luxurious level of service and hospitality. You’ll find them here.

113 Ocean Road Narragansett, RI, 02882 Phone: 401-783-4704

Come to the sea and let the senses guide you

The ingredients are here for a perfect romantic getaway by the sea. An historic, Victorian style landmark sits at lands end on beautiful Narragansett Bay. A rocking chair filled veranda offers unmatched views and invites hand holding and fresh air kisses. 31 gracious rooms feature hardwood floors, private baths, air conditioning, and some hold unobstructed views of the ocean, private decks and fireplace facades. The on-site restaurant serves seafood and Italian cuisine in season and will cater your wedding, anniversary or special celebration. And a charming seaside village with more than 60 restaurants, shops, and one-of-a kind boutiques nearby is just a leisurely stroll away. Let the many seaside pleasures bring you here to renew your love for each other.

551 Thames Street Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-849-1770 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Romantic resort on the harbor in Newport makes for a grand escape

Everything about the Wellington, in the heart of downtown Newport, suggests romance. There’s the resort’s seven acres of waterfront elegance, with panoramic views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay from your luxurious room or suite or from the deck surrounding the huge outdoor pool. (Imagine the sunset from your sundeck.) Inside, in-room fireplaces as well as the resort’s sauna, onsite fitness center and indoor heated pool await. Right outside your door is an eclectic mix of boutiques, galleries and specialty shops and a bustling nightlife scene. For dining options, you might choose a night in, cooking in your designer kitchen, or you might choose a restaurant on Thames Street, a foodie’s paradise.

Stroll along the sea or snuggle before your fireplace in this Victorian-era inn

It’s hard to imagine anything more romantic than walking between Gilded Age mansions and the roaring sea along Newport’s Cliff Walk. But the Cliffside Inn, just steps from that famous walk, has much, much more to offer romance-seekers. Each of this dramatic bed-and-breakfast’s 16 rooms and suites – furnished with antiques and period fixtures – has a fireplace, luxurious spa bathroom and fine Italian linens. You might never want to leave your room. Well maybe for the fabulous multi-course breakfast or the afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres reception.  And, you might consider exploring Newport’s charming historic district with its unique boutiques, galleries, museums, restaurants and vibrant night life: all right outside your door.

38-44 Bay Street Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8903

Chic meets the shoreline in this romantic seaside inn

The sunsets will be sublime from your spacious modern suite at the Watch Hill Inn, perched on a hillside 25 feet up from Narragansett Bay. Dine in your suite’s modern, stainless-steel kitchen, order soothing spa services, light your gas fireplace and fall asleep on feather-top beds and fine linens. Wake to sea breezes, a scrumptious continental breakfast and a host of couple activities at nearby sister inns, from beachcombing and kayaking to tennis, squash and croquet. Take a day trip in the inn’s Mercedes convertible. Or head into Watch Hill village, where you can dine on fresh seafood and shop in boutiques. Back at the inn, savor the offerings of wine- and beer-tastings, then relax in your chic suite.

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65 Ridge Road Newport, RI, 02840 Phone: 401-846-6667 Toll-Free: 866-469-8222

Cliffside resort a paradise for those seeking relaxation and variety of activities

What could be more romantic than a resort perched on the cliffs surrounding Newport, overlooking sparkling Narragansett Bay? At Oceancliff I & II, you and your significant other will be able to enjoy the view from your private deck or patio. Your room will also include a Jacuzzi tub, and some have gas fireplaces. Take a dip in the swimming pool or relax on the outdoor deck. Plan your days and nights around the best Newport has to offer, from the city’s shops, galleries and boutiques to the ultra-romantic Cliff Walk that threads between the ocean and those fabulous mansions. Take a harbor dinner cruise, or a sunset sail, visit a lighthouse, dine in style on Thames Street or head to a nearby beach to enjoy some quiet couple time.

25 Spray Rock Road Westerly, RI, 02891 Phone: 877-394-8902

Romance blossoms along the shore at this classic, award-winning inn

Wake up to fresh ocean breezes, stretch on your feathertop bed, take your coffee out onto your private terrace. After a sumptuous breakfast, plan your day at the classic Weekapaug Inn, a Relais & Chateaux inn located between two salt ponds. Romantic touches include beautiful sunset views, deep soaking tubs, a sun deck with a jacuzzi and so many charming places to enjoy a quiet cocktail and conversation that you will lose count. Dine together on the region’s freshest seafood in The Restaurant (share a vanilla creme brulee), clink wine glasses at the Bathhouse after swimming at the private beach or take afternoon tea in the sunlit Garden Room. For true romance, choose a Signature Suite with a kitchen, dining area and gas fireplace in the den or library.

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1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: Toll-Free: 877-346-9442

Make this fabulous oceanside inn your romantic couples retreat

High on a bluff overlooking Block Island Sound, the Ocean House Resort has been a romantic retreat for generations of guests. Whether you choose to get comfortable in your signature suite (perhaps with a stone fireplace or a private garden for dining al fresco), savor award-winning farm-to-table culinary delights at COAST restaurant, relax with afternoon tea in the charming Living Room or book a couples massage at the elegant OH! Spa, you are bound to feel you have escaped into a world of comfort and luxury. Take advantage of the private white-sand beach or join in a game of croquet or shuffleboard on the lawn – or take a trip into nearby Watch Hill village for boutique shopping and scenic views.

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9 Commerce Drive Middletown, RI, 02842 Phone: 401-849-8000

The romance of the sea and a great city await.

Slip away to this romantic New England seacoast destination central to everything the “city by the sea” has to offer. Settle down with luxury bedding, thick mattresses, cotton-rich linens, and plush pillows with room amenities including flat-screen TVs and free high-speed Internet. Enjoy the fitness center, a whirlpool tub, and indoor and outdoor pools. Then explore the historic colonial era downtown and harbor, relax on spectacular beaches, stroll Cliff Walk, and tour the famous Gilded Age mansions on Bellevue Avenue. Starbucks is here in the Bistro restaurant to help you start your day and you can dine in or stop in for evening cocktails, wine and beer. It’s casual and cozy and the ocean views will take your breath away.