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“Perfect Respite”
Review of Cliffside Inn

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Cliffside Inn
Ranked #2 of 95 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Hampton, New Hampshire
1 review
“Perfect Respite”
Reviewed 31 March 2012

We found Cliffside Inn on the Distinctive Inns of New England website and it exceeded our expectations. The inn is perfectly situated, steps away from the Cliff Walk which overlooks the ocean, and is an easy walk to the mansions and downtown. The innkeepers, Bill and Nancy, are ideal hosts, making their guests feel as welcome as if they have been invited into their charming and gracious home. Our room, the Garden Suite, which had been recently refurbished, is on two levels, making it seem as if we were staying in a small apartment. The room featured water views, a library, outdoor patio, jacuzzi and separate shower with radiant flooring, two fireplaces - it was heaven. Breakfast was first rate and afternoon wine and/or high tea with hors d'oeuvres was delightful. I highly recommend staying here and look forward to a return visit.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review, 2 April 2012
Thank you! We are so glad you chose to spend your birthday with us. It was so great meeting with you and chatting with you both - it still think it's as much the media as the legal system. Keep us posted about what your sons law school plans are.

We hope to see you back in Newport soon. Even if you are just up on business, please be sure to drop by.

Best,
Nancy and Bill
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Oceanside, New York
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

We had a wonderful weekend. The Inn is beautiful, clean & cozy. Can't wait till my next visit.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review, 6 April 2012
We are so glad that you enjoyed your weekend here and the Sun room. We hope to see you back here soon.

All the best,
Nancy and Bill
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

Very cosy B&B in Newport, close to the beach and the 3 Mile Cliffwalk.
Bill and Nancy were full of great recommendations and very helpful.
Highly recommended!

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review, 29 March 2012
Thank you for your review. It was great to have you at the Cliffside Inn and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will come back again soon.

Best,
Nancy and Bill
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Reviewed 25 March 2012

What an amazing stay we had last week, just what both my husband and I needed! Bill, the innkeeper, made so many great recommendations, including the chowder at Black Pearl, glassblowing at Thames Glass and dinner at Mama Luisa's. When we weren't exploring the town, we were filling our stomachs on the fabulous apps and amazing breakfasts. The proximity to the Cliff Walk made for great morning runs. Newport is a great escape and the Cliffside Inn is the best place to stay! We extended our stay and did get to meet Nancy. Kudos to you both...great job, you have a gem on your hands. We can't wait to return!

Room Tip: Big fan of both the Blue Room and the Adele Room, but am looking forward to trying every single one!
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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review, 27 March 2012
We are so glad that after three days with us, you wanted one more and stayed Friday night too so Nancy had the opportunity to meet you. A little jet lagged Saturday morning after the trip, so hopefully you will be back soon so you can get a better impression! We are so happy that we were able to provide you with a wonderful and relaxing stay.

Best regards,
Nancy and Bill
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

There isn't a better B&B in Newport, and certainly no better or more personable innkeepers! Our Stay at The Cliffside Inn was lovely, thanks to Bill and Nancy and their attention to details. Everything exceeded our expectations, including our room(the Blue Room), the afternoon hors d'oeurves, and the delicious, inventive breakfasts.
We happened to stay during a stretch of unseasonably warm weather for March and were able to enjoy time relaxing on the porch and at the fire pit.
An added bonus was being steps from the Cliff Walk and very near the Breakers and other mansions.

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Cliffsideinn, Owner at Cliffside Inn, responded to this review, 27 March 2012
Thank you so much for your review. It was great to have you here with us. That was a very busy Sunday and it was great to see you and all of the guests getting to know one another, as well as, for us to spend some time with you. I really find the Blue Room quite cozy and are thrilled that you liked it too.

Hope you are both well.
Nancy and Bill
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Property: Cliffside Inn
Address: 2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 95 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
Price range (per night): $522
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Enjoy the best of Newport in a romantic and serene coastal setting at this romantic Rhode Island inn, just steps from the historic Cliff Walk and Easton's Beach. Each of the beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites in our restored 19th century Victorian mansion, offer all of the amenities of a luxury hotel while retaining the unique charm and character of a New England country inn. Our Newport, RI bed and breakfast has earned an international reputation for gracious hospitality, epicurean delights, attentive service and special touches - making it one of Newport's most sought after destinations. Welcome to the Cliffside Inn - a AAA four diamond and Select Registry property. ... more   less 
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Cliffside Hotel Newport

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