Stayed here twice and enjoyed it, but... A review of Newport Beachside Hotel and Resort
I stayed at this hotel with a bunch of my friends from my church. The hotel attempts at a Bahamian feel with their calypso music and vibrant colors (and the exotic birds in the lobby). Not a HORRIBLE attempt, though. Breakfast buffet is AWESOME! The beach leaves much to be desired. The pool is small and crowded. The rooms are decent and clean, but there is no sound barrier between rooms. I heard my neighbors every day when they brought their kids back from the pool. Someone lit an entire box of firecrackers in the hall @ 2am and we opened our front door to smoke and chaos--it looked like 9/11 in the hall. People were panicked and the hotel staff was not helpful. They were sending us back to bed w/o ok from the fire dept. People were angry and scared. Other than this incident the hotel stafff is nice, but not exceptional (I travel frequently.) I honestly would go back if my friends came with me. They were the real life of the party.