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Rhode Island waterfront inns offer cozy comforts and lots of luxuries

If your idea of a getaway at an inn includes mental pictures of gorgeous beaches, shoreline, sailboats, and distant islands, you are probably ripe for a stay the delightful waterfront inns of Rhode Island. Many inns are clustered along the beaches of Narragansett Bay, and in the historic Colonial-era neighborhoods of Newport and Providence, both packed with cultural attractions.

Rhode Island inns extend their hospitality to romantic couples, families with kids, wedding and celebration groups, and people traveling with pets. Newport inns will put you close to historic mansions, fantastic dining all along the harbor, interesting wharves packed with cool shops, and lots of museums, music, and live entertainment in an intimate, walkable old city. Indoors, they charm visitors with antique furnishings, continental breakfast, and romantic views.

Inns on or near the mainland beaches of Misquamicut and Westerly and Watch Hill are on the threshold of vast, sandy beaches and traditional summer beach fun, along with luxury spas for adults in the family. The nearby attractions of Mystic, Connecticut, and the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos are a short drive from southern Rhode Island, offering great dining and entertainment.
Ocean Rose Inn Front Exterior Narrgansett RI
Ocean Rose Inn

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

Cozy seaside comforts with historic touches

This gracious, seaside Victorian Inn with sprawling veranda is out of an earlier time. Here and now these assets offer a special lodging experience. A landmark since the early 1900’s, the Inn provides comforts and amenities to compliment the breathtaking setting. 31-cozy rooms feature hardwood floors, private baths, air conditioning, some with private decks and fireplace facades. The restaurant is open in season and serves seafood and Italian cuisine and will cater your wedding or special function. Outdoor activities abound along the coastline from beachcombing, shell collecting and deep-sea fishing, to kayaking and sailing. A short stroll away there are 60 restaurants and one of a kind boutiques and antique shops. A quiet rocking chair beckons in the warm sunlight.
Sunset View from the Water - Weekapaug Inn - Westerly, RI
Weekapaug Inn

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

Inn staff seeks to make every guest’s experience memorable at waterfront resort

From its sheltered spot overlooking Quonochontaug Pond, the Atlantic just beyond, the Weekapaug Inn seeks to provide extraordinary guest experiences with its varied activities (lawn games, kayaking, sailing, fishing, croquet squash), picturesque panoramic views, farm-to-table dining and amenities ranging from an outdoor lap pool to a fitness center and always-open guest pantry. Well-appointed rooms have windows that actually open to the sea air, and two miles of private beach are just steps away. Family fun is key at the resort, where guests also have access to sister inns Ocean House and Watch Hill. And that means everything from spa days wine tastings and cooking classes. Take some time to stroll through Westerly, with its galleries, restaurants and shops.

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Cliffside Inn Spring Front Yard 500x250 - Distinctive Inns of New England
Distinctive Inns of New England

Luxurious Accommodations throughout New England , RI Phone:

Newport inn perfectly situated near Cliff Walk, in heart of historic district

A prestigious AAA Four-Diamond inn, named by Buzzfeed Travel as one of the world’s most amazing bed and breakfasts, the Cliffside Inn has never rested on its laurels. Situated in the heart of Newport’s easy-to-explore historic district, just steps from the jaw-dropping vistas of the famous Cliff Walk, the inn offers guests the choice of 16 impeccably appointed rooms and suites, decorated with a mix of period fixtures, antiques and the work of local artists. Each room in the stately Victorian mansion has a fireplace and luxurious spa bathroom. Well maybe for the fabulous multi-course breakfast or the afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres reception.  
Street View - Mill Street Inn - Newport, RI
Mill Street Inn

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

A cozy, historic seaside stay

This National Historic Landmark building is now a small luxury hotel with 23 guest suites one block from lively Thames Street and waterfront shops and restaurants in Newport’s Historic Hill neighborhood. The all-suite accommodations feature original beams and exposed brick walls and a rooftop patio with harbor views. All suites combine contemporary design and technology with historic charm and offer down feather beds with 400-thread-count linens, free wireless internet, luxurious marble bathrooms with rainfall and high pressure shower, plush bathrobes, mini-bar and fridge, and complimentary continental breakfast and afternoon tea. Suites may also include balconies, living rooms, and gas fireplaces. Complementing its service and hospitality, the Inn is a member of the “Green" Hotels Association.
Sunset from Deck Watch Hill Inn Watch Hill Rhode Island
Watch Hill Inn

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

Elegant inn will become your vacation home away from home

Sip wine on your private terrace while watching a spectacular sunset over Narragansett Bay at the Watch Hill Inn in the heart of downtown Watch Hill village, your new favorite home away from home. The allure of the seaside is strong in this iconic New England inn, established in 1845 as the Narragansett House and hosting celebrities from Clark Gable to Henry Ford. Coastal decor and unparalleled service are the hallmarks at Watch Hill, which shares guest services with the nearby Ocean House and Weekapaug inns. Activities include croquet, biking, tennis, fishing, yachting and biking as well as the renowned OH! Spa. In the area: Everything from antiques shops and boutiques to museums, nature centers, lighthouses and miles of beaches.

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