Bayberry Inn of Newport
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... night to make sure everything was safe and sound and the following day, the volunteers working the show, along with the police, were asking show folks how best to help us. It was heaven.
The other best part of this town was that our friends Glen, Barbara, Gina and Andy all made the trip out to see the show and hang out with us. It was as though no time had passed when seeing them (well, with Gina & Andy...we'd ...
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It was just so nice to cruise on flat water with unlimited visibility! I read a whole book today...8 hours :-). We are at Brewers Marina they own many marinas in CT very nice place. I'll explore a bit in the morning a nice quiet night tonight.
... The mansions are huge and lots of them along the way. We witnessed some of the aftermath of hurricane sandy some of the sea wall was under construction so what to do turn back or climb along, we decided to risk it and keep going it was a Sunday so no construction crews around to stop us :-) we cut back up to the Main Street and made our way back to the " Breakers Mansion" it is open to the public and they had an audio tour very ...
... on the evils of slavery. He eventually became an educator himself. There was a law passed that said that masters could even come to look for their slaves, the masters would pay "bounty hunters" to look for the slaves. Even free black men, women and children were in danger of being taken and sent to a plantation to work for an owner! There were many instances when the people helped "former". Slaves to become free people. Yay for New ...
... mansions! The walk was gorgeous and I imagine it would be really nice on the right day but it was a shame parts were closed off for renovation or due to hazards. I imagine had I been a bit more wreck less I could have scrambled about a bit and joined up onto a more stable part of the path but given that I was seemingly the only person out on the walk today I thought the better of it. If anything happened I'd be a long time waiting for help to come along. It would cut the trip awfully ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Bayberry Inn of Newport
I really wanted to write a glowing review of the Bayberry Inn, it had all the charm and warmth we expected, but it failed on details. We expected B&B's to be more expensive than local hotels, and the advertisment for the Bayberry offered ammenities that added to what one expects from a small B&B, but you expect to get what you pay for. We found one of the chairs in our room broken to the point we couldn't sit in it, the bathroom sink was coming off the wall and the faucet was malfunctioning. The website emphasized spa like ammenities, but we found only one bar of soap for the entire bathroom, not a big deal but a missing detail. They advertised a gourmet breakfast, what we found was coffee, tea, some muffins, fruit, cereals, and waffles, anywhere else this is called a continental breakfast. I'm not a big breakfast fan, but we were the only ones there that morning, so they had a chance to really shine, another detail. I might have scored this inn lower had it not been for the hospitality of the current innkeeper, very friendly and helpful.
Warm and cozy
Just returned from a wonderful two-night stay at the Bayberry. Our room, the Red Room, was exactly as pictured on the website - beautiful! We really enjoyed the ambiance, warmth, and coziness of the inn. Loved the homemade almond biscotti with afternoon tea!!
Overpriced for what it was
I was rather disappointed with the Bayberry Inn after its glowing reviews on Trip Advisor and their smart website. The location was fine but the house was dirty and the bathrooms quite basic. We stayed in the Gold Room which looked quite nice initially but the fan was thick was dust and the room could have done with a thorough clean. The next night we changed rooms to the Berry Room which had a disgusting carpet and rusty pipes. Also the large but unattractive bathroom had cobwebs in the shower and we had to ask for it to be cleaned again. I loved Newport but I would not return to this B&B, especially at this price!
Great old house in a nice quiet part of town. A bit of a walk to the wharf, but that was o.k. because it forces you to view the other wonderful small historic homes in the area by foot. The suite room is huge, a whole wing of the house by itself with a seperate parlor area and large bath. I expected the room to be cleaner though. Dust on the ceiling fan was thick and behind the headboard could have used a vaccuming. In the bath some of the bathroom towel bars were loose and falling off. The tub was a turbo type but the shower was seperate and small as a phone booth. Cute old room overall (has a fireplace too, but it was hot so we didn't use).
Lovely inn for some romance
I had a fabulous time staying at the Bayberry Inn. Our room resembled something out of a Victorian romance novel with all the modern amenities including a start up fire place, air conditioning, and a jacuzzi in the room.
The breakfasts were fabulous. Katie (the innkeeper) made something different every day for both breakfast and tea. Katie was helpful whenever we needed information about Newport. She also gave us reccomendations for restaurant reservations before we arrived. All were right on the money.
This was a lovely getaway for me and my husband. We enjoyed both the accomodations and the hospitality. I highly reccomend a weekend or few days here.
Amazing Inn, unbelievable rooms !
Amazing Inn, unbelievable rooms, very comfortable beds and best breakfast that I ever had at an Inn! We stayed in Bayberry inn of Newport 3 times in a last year! Going back for Valentines Day,
Will recommend not even thinking twice!
Alex and Joe
Romantic Newport B & B
Beautiful Rooms with excellent bathtubs & fireplaces, this is a great place to stay in Newport. The innkeeper made delicious breakfasts and the inn is within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Parking is also available for guests. It was well worth the full room price, but keep your eye out for specials in the off-season.
Bayberry Inn of Newport , RI
Excellent Inn in a great location, right off Bellevue Avenue. Just 5 minutes walk to Wharf and beach. Inn has private parking (Very important for Newport) we stayed already twice in the Suite and Gold Room both were great. Rooms, service, breakfasts and afternoon treats did exceed our expectations! Very nice and knowledgeable innkeeper was so helpful and very energetic! We have stayed at other hotels in Newport and Bayberry far, far superior for the same price.....
Great Bed and Breakfast
Lovely bed and breakfast, definitely upscale located on pretty Kay Street in Newport. Six rooms. all luxuriously decorated with immense sense of privacy despite being in a house with others. Innkeeper does her best to keep all happy, and the location is right off of Touro Street in an upscale neighborhood of Newport. Enjoyed our stay and intend to return soon.