The elegant Hotel Viking is set in the upscale town of Newport, an area known for its aristocrat residents and the houses they built. Dating back to 1926, the hotel was named in tribute to the area’s original Scandinavian settlers and is as much of an institution in the seaside town as its neighboring mansions. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has hosted notable American “royalty,” including the Vanderbilts, Kennedys and Astors.
With a location right on famed Bellevue Avenue in Newport’s Historic District, the hotel puts visitors within a five-minute walk of the Newport waterfront, shops and restaurants. The scenic mansion Cliff Walk trail is a five-minute drive or 30-minute walk away.
The brick, Georgian Colonial holds fast to the bygone era of the Gilded Age, reflected by the décor. Rooms are furnished with period-inspired furniture, built-in cherry wardrobes and rich fabrics. The marble bathrooms were recently renovated and have a rain showerhead and terrycloth robes. Suites are good for families, with pull-out sofas and separate living rooms. Pets under 75 lbs. are welcomed with a bottomless bag of treats.
Travelers can start the day with breakfast on the patio and enjoy a swim at the indoor heated pool. The on-site SpaTerre was rated one of the Top 75 Hotel Spas in the U.S. in 2012 by Condé Nast Traveler and has a wide range of facials and massages to enjoy. For an upscale meal, look no further than the hotel’s own One Bellevue, for lunch or dinner. Afternoon tea is also available. After dinner, head to the Top of Newport Bar to experience harbor views, refreshing cocktails and chilled oysters (among other nibbles).
From the press:
“It is cheaper than its rivals and has a new fitness room and spa, an indoor pool, a good location, and a pleasant staff” – Frommer's
“Great hilltop location” and “exceptional spa” – Fodor's
Infant cots / cribs
Gym / fitness center
Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
No pets allowed
Extra beds (fees apply)
Concierge service is seasonal – June through August.
24-hour front desk
Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
Room service (limited hours)
Iron and ironing board
Internet access (fees apply)
High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)
Terry robes on request.
Bathtub (in some rooms)
Parking (fees apply)
Valet service (fees apply)
Accessible bathroom in some rooms
Accessible path of travel
Accessible pool area
ADA compliant rooms
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.
Standard checkout time: 11am.
Children and additional guests
Children under 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room (on request). Cribs and extra beds are available on request. Charges may apply.
No pets allowed.
A resort fee of $14 per night (subject to tax) applies; it includes room and public area wireless Internet access, local calls, use of fitness center, pool and Jacuzzi, lobby welcome beverage, shoe shine and shuttle access within a 2-mile radius based upon availability.
Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.
The hotel is an hour and a half from Boston and a little over three hours from New York City by car. Alternatively, Amtrak’s Northeast Regional Line stops in West Kingston, Rhode Island, and then Amtrak offers van or car service transfers on to Newport, a 30-minute drive away. The closest regional airport is the Green Airport in Warwick (30 minutes by car), which services major domestic and regional carriers.
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