The Cliffside Inn

3-star hotel
Our Rating
2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840, Newport, Rhode Island United States 02840
The Cliffside Inn

Quintessential Victorian charms await on your Cliffside Inn honeymoon that provides direct access to the best that Newport, Rhode Island, has to offer. The historic mansion was built in 1876, and that rich history can be appreciated everywhere you look with antique furnishings, stylistic accents, and a sophistication that is reminiscent of a time gone by. Between the immaculate lounges, refined verandas, and lush gardens, every aspect of your stay has been tailored to provide a peaceful backdrop for romantic pleasures.

The cozy inn features 16 renovated rooms and suites specifically designed for the utmost comfort. From the Swann Room to the Cliff Suite, each room is decorated in a different style to provide lovebirds with options to accommodate all preferences. Every room features a plush bed, warm fireplace for romantic evenings, fine robes, and blackout shades for the most undisrupted, peaceful sleep of your life. Additional features include views of Easton Bay, a semi-private deck, and a two-person jetted tub, so simply choose the room that suits you and your loved one!

Lovebirds will start the day with a gourmet breakfast in the beautifully-decorated Victorian parlor or out on the Veranda. The freshest ingredients are utilized for each dish and then paired with an exclusive Custom House Coffee blend that will provide all the energy needed to explore Newport. Tour the sensational historic mansions like The Breakers and Hunter House, take a leisurely stroll along the 3.5-mile Cliff Walk, or explore the shops and restaurants on Bowen’s Wharf. For dinner, the city is overflowing with renowned restaurants for fine dining, upscale bars for enjoying a specialty cocktail, handmade ice cream shoppes, and everything in-between.

Newport’s singular vibe enthralls all who visit, and choosing a Cliffside Inn honeymoon is a prime way to experience the city as intended.




  • Gas fireplaces (seasonal)
  • Blackout shades
  • Waffle kimono robes
  • High-speed internet (WiFi)
  • Flat-screen TVs
  • Beauty amenities
  • Wine glasses and corkscrew
  • Seating area
  • Two-person jetted tub (optional)
  • Ocean view (optional)
  • Sunday yoga in the garden (seasonal)


  • Personalized concierge services
  • Gourmet breakfast
  • Afternoon wine and refreshments
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and bottled water
  • Firepit
  • Communal parlor, library, and porch
  • Complimentary on-site parking
  • Beach chairs, beach towels, coolers, and sunscreen


  • Gourmet Breakfast – As one of Newport’s most romantic bed and breakfasts, The Cliffside Inn more than delivers when it comes to tasty morning dishes. Whether enjoying it in the Victorian parlor or out on the Veranda, a complimentary gourmet breakfast will await you each and every morning.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

  • Cliff Walk – You’ll see architectural wonders, stunning natural landscapes, and impressive cliffs on this 3.5-mile walk along the Newport shoreline.
  • Sail Newport – At Rhode Island’s public sailing center, you’ll be able to rent a sailboat and explore the beautiful waters surrounding Newport. Never been sailing before? No problem! Book a “Try Sailing” experience for an interactive and fun couples experience!
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame – Did you know that tennis dates back to the 12th century? You’ll learn all about the fascinating sport in one of the world’s most important cities for the sport.
  • Newport Art Museum – Art lovers will be mesmerized by the museum’s collection of more than 2300 unique pieces of art. The museum was founded in 1914 and some of its buildings date back to the 19th century, making it one of the oldest in the country.
  • Easton Beach – Newport’s coastal setting makes it the perfect setting for some fun in the sun, and one of the best beaches in the area is Easton Beach with its great Atlantic views.
  • Seasonal Festivals – The city is one of the most popular in New England for seasonal festivals, so there’s likely to be one no matter when you go! The spring and summer months are known for the Newport Folk, Jazz, Blues, and Music Festivals, and the fall and winter have the Newport Wine and Food Festival, Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival, and the Newport International Boat Show.