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Hotel Viking Newport in Newport, Rhode Island

Old world, meet new. At the strikingly elegant yet modernly refined Hotel Viking Newport your time in Newport, Rhode Island will be graced with superb style and service. The iconic building, a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America, first opened in 1926 and to this day features original relics that bring a sense of time and character to this comfortable New England hotel. The storied halls lead to beautifully furnished guest rooms and suites, inspired by Newport's Gilded Age, Progressive Era, and English heritage. From lavish touches such as pillow-top beds and satin duvets to contemporary conveniences like in-room refrigerators, Internet access, and flat-panel televisions, your private space is the picture of luxury. Should you still yearn for a little further pampering, the tranquility of SpaTerre is right within your reach. A collection of services drawing from exotic Balinese experiences, includes options such as stone massages, salt scrubs, rejuvenating facials, and unique spa rituals. And for active pursuits, a fully equipped fitness center is at your disposal.

As if your senses are not already indulged enough with Hotel Viking Newport's alluring charm, One Bellevue, its signature restaurant, will certainly have you tantalized. With an award-winning wine list and two main dining rooms, this all-day venue features seafood classics from the bountiful New England waters, as well as an array of other gourmet dishes and modern American fare. The formal afternoon tea is not to miss, with freshly brewed beverages and a delicious assortment of housemade scones and pastries. Regardless of the season, Newport has much to offer in the way of recreation and attractions. Summer months will undoubtedly involve the scenic beachfront, and perhaps some yachting, coastal biking, or sailing excursions. The scenic Touro Park is just two blocks from the hotel, and offers an ideal place to walk, jog, or simply sit and enjoy. When indoor activities are on the agenda, explore some of the town's many museums, including America's first lending library, the Tennis Hall of Fame, and variety of other famed sites. Take a tour of the town's historic and breathtaking mansions, then return to your own idyllic home away from home, at Hotel Viking Newport.

Location of Hotel Viking Newport

Hotel Viking Newport
One Bellevue Avenue
Newport, Rhode Island

Nearest Airport: PVD

Amenities for Hotel Viking Newport

  • General Information
  • 209 Guest Rooms
  • Handicap Accessible Rooms
  • Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining
  • 2 Restaurants
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Vegetarian Cuisine
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Shuttle Service
  • Spa on Property
  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • Live Entertainment
  • Indoor Pool
  • Valet Parking
  • Lounge
  • Chapel
  • Patio
  • Indoor Jacuzzi
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • In-Room Safes
  • Iron/Ironing Boards
  • Flat-Screen Televisions
  • Mini Refrigerators
  • Rain Showers
  • Activities
  • Bicycling
  • Excursions
  • Sailing
  • Bike Tours
  • Boat Excursions
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Yachting
  • Boating
  • Sightseeing
  • Business
  • Conference Facilities
  • Family
  • Children's Menus
  • Teen Spa Treatments
  • Kids Spa Treatments
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Casinos
  • Beaches
  • Antique Shopping
  • Parks
  • Marina
  • Theatres
  • Public Transportation
  • Monuments
  • Market
  • Interests
  • Culture & Arts
  • Family
  • Spa & Wellness
  • Summer Getaways

Reviews for Hotel Viking Newport

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 21 hours ago

The resort fee as a hidden tax (you dont really get anything out of it than any hotel would not offer- not even free bottled water) The room is tiny & nicely decorated. - It was way too hot in the room and no way to open the windows - 73/74. Managed to turn off the heater and temperature would finally go down to an acceptable level to allow for some sleep (69/70). Staff is very friendly - allowed for a late check out (even though we did not use it) Bath room is great - nice big shower. it is average++

Yves-Alexandre_YAL - New York City, New York

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

Did not reserve. Got a quote, but when tried to book I was notified that the PRICE did not include a $25/day 'mandatory resort fee.' So I called to see what I could expect with the resort fee: that 'free WiFi' is free with the resort fee. The hotel amenities (coffee maker in room, welcome receptions and socials, Yoga, Newspapers in lobby, shuttle service, access to pool and health center, beach towels, shoe shine, crib, rollaways, fridge, and local phone calls) are all paid for by the mandatory resort fee. In other hotels, this is part of the price. But, even if you only want the room and the shower (which seems to be what is included in the price) you still have to pay the resort fee. This nonsense used to be a Vegas and actual resort phenomenon, but it seems Newport has adopted this insulting trend. I stay at a lot of hotels around the US, Europe and Africa and when I get quoted a price, it pays for all the amenities and if I choose to purchase something extra, I pay for it. This tack on fee is an insult.

AJBz - Brooklyn, New York

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

Just checked into our hotel and I must say, we are sadly disppointed. This hotel used to be such a beautiful hotel and now I can honestly say that this hotel is a 2 star. The lobby is unwelcoming and cold. Total lack of ambiance. The room is too small. The noise outside our CLOSED windows is beyond annoying. We can hear every truck and car go by. Shocked to find there was no fridge in the room as well. The girl at the front desk ( who was cheerful) promptly sent one up to us though. The king bed does not seem like a true king. We spent the night last night at another hotel on Thames Street in a large suite no less, and that place blows this one out of the water ! Not to mention it was 1/2 the price of this one and included free parking and breakfast! We wanted to stay another night but for the price we will go elsewhere. The one good thing is there is a large TV which has Netflix. Oh lastly, the heating/ac unit is SO loud as well. We won't sleep a wink tonight for sure between that and the traffic. Ending on a positive note, I will say the staff is very nice!

Mary D

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 5 days ago

The Viking is an elegant old hotel from an era past. Good location, super friendly, professional staff that makes you feel like a celebrity. Great place to visit with a large group of friends or just a date.

Jackaroe-99 - Niantic, Connecticut

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked through Priceline and was so surprised by what a beautiful hotel it was. The staff was nice and accommodating , and the room was very nice. However, after check out I did not receive a bill, I was told that because I payed through Priceline it was all set (my Priceline bill included taxes and fees or so it said) However, when I got home I noticed a bill from the Viking for over $50 for a one night stay. I only payed 100 for the room as we were just looking for a last minute place through bidding. Thats an additional 50 percent up charge with no explanation! I tried calling the front desk to ask about why I was charged and the girl on the phone said she couldn’t see my bill from her end and that she didn’t know why. That’s ridiculous. I feel completely ripped off. It’s so unfortunate because the hotel was beautiful and I wouldn’t have even minded paying a higher price at my next stay but will never visit there again due to the hotels obvious sneaky tactics. The least they could have done was provide me a receipt and tell me I was being charged. Just gross.

mikaylasouza - Smithfield, Virginia

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