Hotels in Rhode Island
Hotels in Rhode Island range from luxurious five-star hotels, quaint bed and breakfasts, simple cottages, and more. Whether for a room with a view, a historic hotel with a story or staying only steps away from the ocean, hotels in Rhode Island have it all.
Located in Newport, Chanler at Cliff Walk was once a private summer home. Each room has its own unique design and name; so all guests have a different experience. Known as one of the best hotels in Rhode Island, Chanler at Cliff Walk offers amenities such as heated bathroom floors, original oil paintings, and ocean views.
Travelers who make their way out to Little Compton will be happy to find a quiet Rhode Island Hotel, the Stone House. This historic, small hotel is located in the mansion of the man who invented the three-ring binder. With just 13 rooms, the space is charmingly old fashioned.
Indoor and outdoor pools make this a good choice for families.
On Sakonnet Point, 30 miles from Newport’s crowded beaches, the 13-room property is a quiet hideaway. The 155-year-old stone Italianate villa just opened after a two-year renovation.
Built in 1722, the property was once a hunt club whose members included the Vanderbilt family.
Vacationers come to Narragansett, midway along Rhode Island’s shore, for surf-worthy waves and waters warmer than the typically bracing New England beach. For an unobstructed view of the Atlantic, stay at the Ocean Rose Inn, a nine-room Victorian villa built in 1896.
In 1874, mining magnate Alexander Agassiz, gentleman explorer and part-time oceanographer, had a sprawling summer house built just outside of Newport. It was an ideal setting for a man who'd made strides in the field of marine biology.
Built in 1868 on a windswept bluff with views of the Atlantic, the Victorian hotel once catered to moneyed aristocrats but was eventually torn down.
Formerly Vanderbilt Hall.
In 1909, the Vanderbilts gave the property to the city of Newport; it's been a hotel since 1997.
Built with the modern yacht-owning crowd in mind, this chic boutique hotel, opened in 2010 on Narragansett Bay, has its own marina with parking for super-sized conveyances.
After taking a tour of the mansions on Newport's Bellevue Avenue, where you can gawk at the lavish lifestyles of turn-of-the-century industrialists, retreat to your own Gilded Age "cottage" by the sea.
The 137-year-old hotel has been in the same family since 1969. The 16 rooms are decorated with antique furniture, and some have vaulted wood-beamed ceilings and canopy beds.