Newport Harbor Island Resort

Island Idyll

fromUSD $452*night
Includes all taxes & fees
*Based on a 4 night stay, from Sun, May 12 to Thu, May 16. Perks may not apply to this rate. view this rate

Newport, Rhode Island

Newport Harbor Island Resort

Island Idyll

What it is

A 257-room resort on Goat Island in Newport’s Narragansett Bay, with a saltwater pool and indulgent spa.

What it isn't

Faking the whole “nautical” vibe. The resort has a 22-slip marina ready to accept 125-foot-long ships.

What we think

Great service is part of the package at this gem, where guests have free-range access to everything from the 24-hour gym to the gratis shuttle from Goat Island to downtown Newport (established: 1784). Rooms are gynormous; even the starter category begins at 429-square-feet. We like that they’re beachy, but not cloyingly so, with subtle stripes, blonde woods and navy piped bed linens. (Luxe touches: granite counters, LED-lit mirrors in the bathroom and iPod docking stations for setting the literal tone). Proof the resort puts your needs above all else? They have free yoga classes and a staffer whose title is literally “Director of Fun.”

You're here because

It has Newport’s lone outdoor pool. And come summer, that’s unbeatable. (Don’t worry, the hotel also has a pristine heated indoor pool ready to play host to cannonballs in the frigid winter).

The Moment

You walked the entire coastline of Newport’s Cliff Walk, ogling centuries-old estates galore in the frothy sea mist, and now, your dogs are barking. Nothing a steam in the spa’s dry eucalyptus sauna and Seawater pedicure won’t fix. Bliss.

Restaurants & Bars

Scarpetta - Italian cuisine.

The Pineapple Club - Ideal place to sip, swim & relax.

The Regent Lounge & Firepit - Enjoy fine libations, great food & entertainment.

Corso Coffee - Italian-style coffee bar.


A mere mile from downtown Newport on Goat Island. You’ll want to stop in at the White Horse Tavern (since 1673, decades before George Washington was even born) for a rum cocktail. Don’t miss a tour of The Breakers, the Gilded Age home of the Vanderbilts and an American “Downton Abbey” sprung to life.

1 Goat Island
Newport, 02840
RI, United States

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