The Historic Austin House, an Elegant, Downtown Property for 2-10 Guests Maximum(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Bed And Breakfast
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
5 deluxe bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, sleeps 2-12 in luxurious designer decor i
PLEASE NOTE: RATES are PER BEDROOM Double Occupancy NOT for ENTIRE PROPERTY. ONE to FIVE Bedrooms are Available for individuals and groups of 2-12 Maximum. Please contact owner by phone 401-578-8838 before requesting a reservation for accurate quotes.
Originally home to sea captain William Austin, the Austin House sits in the heart of Newport's Historic Hill, on the corner of Spring St and Pelham Sts right above the waterfront. The Austin House is one block from Thames St and Bowen's Wharf; steps to Newport Harbor's special events and festival attractions, Newport's best waterfront dining, bars, night clubs, dancing and entertainment venues and world class shopping. The Austin House is a perfect location for wedding and festival groups, family and friend reunions and vacations, group getaways, romantic weekends, corporate retreats and meetings, etc. Harbor activities include boat charters, 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.
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Member since: 2012
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Non Smoking Only
- Bed And Breakfast
- Bed & Breakfast
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Daily Maid Service
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 2-12
- The Spring Room contains a sitting area with love seat, coffee table, 33' 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 ceilings 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 300 sq ft living room contains a. 40' HDTV, 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 and large glass tiled designer bathroom with shower and tub. There are also two additional, private, deluxe queen bedrooms with AC each with Harbor Views. Please note all bedrooms can be rented individually Posted Rates are for Each Room Based on Double Occupancy, not for entire property ...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- 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 boxes, custom mosaic glass tiles, shower bathtub combination...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Macintosh Computer
- Mobile Phone
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lobster Pot
- Mini Refrigerator
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Walkway To Water
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $110 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
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.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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.
Guest has read and agrees to house policy: Smoking is prohibited on premises.
50% deposit is refundable up to one month before arrival less a $50.00 processing fee.
Why the Owner Chose Newport, RI, USA:
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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The Austin House Inn located steps to the waterfront, one block to Bowen's Wharf
Queen Anne stained glass transom windows in the Spring Room.
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
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
Stained glass light reflects off the freshly restored antique hardwood floors.
Kitchen: gas stove, bosch dishwasher, antique pressed tin and tile backsplash.
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.
Spring Room Bay window from outside Austin House INN.
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.
Pelham Room; queen bed, raw silk headboard ornamental fireplace, oak armoire
Stone Forest, hand carved granite sink with Dornbracht titanium bath fixtures.
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
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.
My great, great uncle Dr John Barron served in the Civil War
Second Floor Gallery Bedroom features a tempur pedic queen
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