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The Historic Austin House, an Elegant, Downtown Property for 2-10 Guests Maximum

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The Austin House Inn located steps to the waterfront

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Last updated: 06/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Newport bed and breakfast description

PLEASE NOTE: RATES are PER BEDROOM Double Occupancy
NOT for ENTIRE PROPERTY. ONE to FIVE Bedrooms are Available for individuals and groups of 2-10 Maximum. Please contact owner for accurate quotes.
Originally home to sea captain William Austin, the Austin House sits in the heart of Newport's Historic Hill, right on the waterfront. You are steps from Newport Harbor's special events and festival attractions, waterfront dining, bars, dancing and entertainment venues and world class shopping. Harbor activities include boat charters, excellent seasonal fishing, sunset cruises and sightseeing. Historic Hill is home to many wonderful cultural institutions. Walk to the Newport Art Museum, the Redwood Library, Bellevue Avenue Mansions,
many beautiful antique and craft shops, Historic Churches and Touro Synagogue, the oldest in North America. Beaches are within a mile from the property and kayaking, surfing, kite surfing and oceanside nature preserve trails are nearby. The famous Cliff Walk which meanders above the Atlantic Ocean and fronts on Newport's most famous mansions is accessible by foot from the property.

Property Type

  • Hotel
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Staff
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 2-10

  • Spring Room: 1 queen

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  • Pelham Room: 1 queen

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  • Living Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Gallery Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Gallery Room / Suite: 2 queen

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  • The Spring Room contains a sitting area with love seat, coffee table, HDTV, air conditioning and wi-fi. The bed is a premium pillow top queen mattress with luxury bedding. The room has a large closet space ten feet high with storage and full bathroom. The Pelham Room contains a premium, pillow top queen mattress and luxury bedding, ornamental fireplace, antique oak armoire for storage and architectural bathroom. The living room contains a very comfortable, new Vanguard, queen pullout sofa bed, with air dream mattress. The suite room has an adjacent bathroom. The Gallery room is on the 2nd floor and has a premium tempur-pedic queen bed, 33' HDTV, air conditioning, designer bathroom. It is available as a suite with an adjacent deluxe queen bedroom. The two bedrooms upstairs can share a large bathrooms with tub. Please note rooms can be rented individually Posted Rates are for Each Room Based on Double Occupancy, Not for the Entire Property...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Spring Bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Pelham Bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Hall Bathroom: toilet, tub

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  • Gallery room / suite: combination tub/shower, tub

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  • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

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  • The Spring Room bathroom is antique tiled with a contemporary glass cabin shower. The titanium bath fixtures are made of titanium from Dornbracht of Germany. The Pelham Room features an architectural bathroom with large seated shower area tiled in lush marble. Ten foot high ceilings, a 3 X 6 ft. antique transom window, stained glass and antique details combined with contemporary, hand carved Stone Forest granite sink and Dornbracht of Germany titanium fixtures complement this room. The Hall Bathroom contains a new toilet and sink, antique tub, and freatures original hardwood flooring and subway tiled walls. The Gallery Bathroom features antique slag glass windows, shadow box, tiled shower bathtub combination...moreless

Other Amenities

      • The Austin House is available by room per couple or as multi- room accommodations for families, corporate and special event groups etc. Please Note: Published rates are Per Bedroom based on Double Occupancy...moreless

      Entertainment

      • Video Library:

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      • DVD Player
      • Books
      • Video Game Console
      • Video Games
      • Television
      • Satellite / Cable
      • VCR
      • Radio
      • Stereo
      • CD Player

      Theme

      • Historic
      • Away From It All
      • Family
      • Romantic
      • Tourist Attractions

      Attractions

      • Autumn Foliage
      • Bay/Sound
      • Arboretum
      • Botanical Garden
      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Library
      • Live Theater
      • Marina
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Recreation Center
      • Restaurants
      • Synagogues
      • Winery Tours
      • Reefs
      • Festivals

      Leisure Activities

      • Antiquing
      • Beachcombing
      • Bird Watching
      • Horseback Riding
      • Sight Seeing
      • Walking
      • Scenic Drives
      • Gambling Casinos
      • Photography

      local services and businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Massage Therapist
      • Medical Services

      Location Type

      • Waterfront
      • Downtown
      • Near The Ocean
      • Waterfront
      • Water View

      sports and adventure activities

      • Cycling
      • Deepsea Fishing
      • Equestrian Events
      • Fishing
      • Fly Fishing
      • Golf
      • Hiking
      • Jet Skiing
      • Pier Fishing
      • Sailing
      • Sound/Bay Fishing
      • Surf Fishing
      • Surfing
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Water Skiing
      • Wind-Surfing

      breakfast meal type

          • Booking Possible

          catering options

              • Catering Available

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    There are two outdoor dining areas under covered porch and in patio area...moreless

                  • Seating for 10 people

                  dinner meal type

                      • Booking Possible

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Computer Available
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Mobile Phone
                          • Macintosh Computer
                          • Heating

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen
                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Lobster Pot
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • 4 Ring Stove

                          lunch meal type

                              • Booking Possible

                              Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Binoculars
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Patio
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Terrace
                              • Bicycles
                              • Deck / Patio
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $200 $225
                              Fri, Sat
                              $3,000

                              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $110 per night, per additional guest


                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              PLEASE NOTE:: RATES are PER BEDROOM double occupancy NOT for ENTIRE PROPERTY.

                              Please contact owner for accurate quotes based on number of bedrooms / guests.

                              Weekly Rate based on 6 Adults. Management reserves the right to add cleaning and /or service fees onto reservations as well as damage charges at owner's discretion.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 06/20/2014
                              Check availability
                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates
                               

                              Location

                              22 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              TF Green (PVD)
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Easton's Beach (1st Beach)

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              Please Note Rates are based Per Bedroom Double Occupancy

                              Not for Entire Property. One to Five Bedrooms are Available for groups of 2-10 Maximum. Please contact owner for accurate quotes.

                              Originally home to sea captain William Austin, the Austin House sits in the heart of Newport's gas lit Historic Hill District one block from Thames St and the waterfront. You are steps from Newport Harbor's special events and festival attractions, waterfront dining, bars, dancing and entertainment venues as well as extensive shopping opportunities. Harbor activities include boat charters for fishing, seal watching in season, sunset cruises and sightseeing.

                              Historic Hill is home to many wonderful cultural institutions. Walk to the Newport Art Museum, the Redwood Library, Bellevue Avenue Mansions, Historic Churches and Touro Synagogue. Beautifully restored 18th and 19th century properties on the Hill contain many beautiful antique, craft shops and cafes.

                              Beaches are within a mile from the property with kayaking, surfing, kite surfing available and oceanside nature trails nearby. The famous Cliff Walk which meanders above the Atlantic Ocean and fronts on Newport's most famous mansions is accessible by foot from the property.

                              Built in 1882 The Austin House is a stately Queen Anne Victorian thoughtfully restored in 2012 by an area team including regional artists and designers and Newport’s renowned house wrights. Now open to the public as The Austin House Inn, guests will find aesthetically stylish and comfortable rooms which combine late 19th Century ambiance and design with contemporary amenities and flair. Offering rooms for 2 to up to 10 guests at a time, the Austin House is able to offer the utmost in service and comfort; with reservations personally tailored to meet your individual needs; whether for relaxation, business or both. Our knowledgeable, local staff will make your visit to Newport a unique and unforgettable experience.

                              The Austin House Inn features two elegant bedrooms located on the home’s first floor allowing guests’ convenient access. There are two deluxe queen bedrooms on the second floor as well.

                              The Spring Room's stained glass windows charm with glowing color as it’s ten foot high linen drapes are drawn back to greet the morning light. A very comfortable queen bed and luxurious bedding are complemented by Hollywood Regency inspired décor. Designer touches include a six foot high plush linen and silk headboard, a freshly restored and reupholstered vintage Louis the XVI loveseat, antique tasseled chandelier, cast plaster, painted Roman table lamp and artworks from our rotating collection. Contemporary amenities include flat screen HDTV with direct TV connection, wi-fi, air conditioning and a large closet space. The bathroom combines antique slag glass windows with a contemporary glass cabin shower enclosure. Antique subway and hexagonal tiles are juxtaposed by sink vanity and shower hardware fixtures fashioned of titanium by Dornbracht, Germany.

                              The Pelham Room features honey toned, antique quarter sawn oak moldings, sliding eight foot high French pocket doors, a three by six foot transom window and antique oak armoire define the space’s strong lines while providing a warm ambiance. The very comfortable queen bed and luxurious bedding are complemented by a raw silk upholstered headboard. A light filled, architectural bath featuring ten foot ceilings, marble tiled shower room with seating, hand carved granite sink by Stone Forest Artisans and titanium Dornbracht fixtures will invigorate or relax depending on the time of day. The adjoining three hundred square ft living room contains a very comfortable, Vanguard pull out sofa bed with queen sized, air dream mattress, flat screen HDTV with direct TV connection, wi-fi, air conditioning and artworks from our collection. The suite’s highlight; a bright, pentagonal sitting area serves as a great dining nook / work area and the suite room has an adjacent powder room with tub. The air conditioned Pelham Room and Suite Room feature antique Hollywood Regency décor including chandeliers, lighting fixtures, neo-classical credenza and other period pieces and details.

                              Upstairs we have two additional deluxe queen bedrooms for individuals or larger groups/ families.

                              Gourmet and healthful breakfasts and other culinary offerings are custom tailored to your individual preferences and needs; offered to you based on your schedule. The Austin House Inn is a moveable feast with outdoor patio eating / sunning area, large covered porch with tables or in room or suite service. The owner / proprietor originally from NYC has many years in the restaurant and hospitality profession as well as being an artist in residence over twenty years in Newport, RI.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Why the Owner Chose Newport:
                              The Austin House is distinguished from ordinary rental experiences by offering on site concierge services, catering availability and daily housekeeping. We strive to make your stay in Newport as comfortable, enjoyable and productive as possible.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
                              We also offer discounted tickets to the Newport Mansions and other popular local attractions and activities.


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • The Austin House Inn located steps to the waterfront

                                The Austin House Inn located steps to the waterfront

                              • Queen Anne stained glass transom windows in the Spring Room.

                                Queen Anne stained glass transom windows in the Spring Room.

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                              • Slag glass and driftwood mirror by local artist complement the Spring Bathroom

                                Slag glass and driftwood mirror by local artist complement the Spring Bathroom

                              • Pelham Bath: Light filled,10' high, marble tiled, two person sitting shower area

                                Pelham Bath: Light filled,10' high, marble tiled, two person sitting shower area

                              • 300 sq. ft. Suite Room with Vanguard air dream queen sofa bed and fireplace

                                300 sq. ft. Suite Room with Vanguard air dream queen sofa bed and fireplace

                              • 1960's Italian wicker chairs, owner's original artwork and rolling guerdon table

                                1960's Italian wicker chairs, owner's original artwork and rolling guerdon table

                              • Stained glass light reflects off the freshly restored antique hardwood floors.

                                Stained glass light reflects off the freshly restored antique hardwood floors.

                              • Kitchen: gas stove, bosch dishwasher, antique pressed tin and tile backsplash.

                                Kitchen: gas stove, bosch dishwasher, antique pressed tin and tile backsplash.

                              • Crazy Quilt transom window sits atop 24 ft high stairway artists' gallery space

                                Crazy Quilt transom window sits atop 24 ft high stairway artists' gallery space

                              • John Barron lived and painted here, 1970-1992. His art is featured in the rooms.

                                John Barron lived and painted here, 1970-1992. His art is featured in the rooms.

                              • Spring Room Bay window from outside Austin House INN.

                                Spring Room Bay window from outside Austin House INN.

                              • Spring Room morning light show; queen luxury bed, six ft. silk, custom headboard

                                Spring Room morning light show; queen luxury bed, six ft. silk, custom headboard

                              • Glass shower cabin in Spring Room. Antique tiles lend unique colors and weight.

                                Glass shower cabin in Spring Room. Antique tiles lend unique colors and weight.

                              • Pelham Room; queen bed, raw silk headboard
ornamental fireplace, oak armoire

                                Pelham Room; queen bed, raw silk headboard ornamental fireplace, oak armoire

                              • Stone Forest, hand carved granite sink with Dornbracht titanium bath fixtures.

                                Stone Forest, hand carved granite sink with Dornbracht titanium bath fixtures.

                              • Bay area with buttery leather Mies Barcelona chair and great street corner views

                                Bay area with buttery leather Mies Barcelona chair and great street corner views

                              • Large c.1860 copper soldered, leaded glass chandelier with rich color palette

                                Large c.1860 copper soldered, leaded glass chandelier with rich color palette

                              • Flat screen, HDTV's with Direct TV connection and wi-fi throughout the property.

                                Flat screen, HDTV's with Direct TV connection and wi-fi throughout the property.

                              • Light, breezy Kitchen sitting area with 4' round table. Backdoor leads to patio.

                                Light, breezy Kitchen sitting area with 4' round table. Backdoor leads to patio.

                              • My great, great uncle Dr John Barron served in the Civil War

                                My great, great uncle Dr John Barron served in the Civil War

                              • Second Floor Gallery Bedroom
features a tempur pedic queen

                                Second Floor Gallery Bedroom features a tempur pedic queen

                              $200 - $225 per night (USD)
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                              5 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

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                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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