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Private Suite in Newport RI

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 492 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4 adults

Hawthorne House of Newport is located in the city's south end (Fifth Ward). The private three-room suite offers the convenience and comfort of home. Your privacy is assured as we accept only one booking at a time - in other words, you are our only guests. Nicely furnished and equipped, the suite includes a private deck with gas grill, well-supplied kitchenette, both high speed or wi-fi Internet access, a queen-bedroom and a separate living/dining room with queen sofa bed. The bath (with jetted tub) is accessed from the hallway between the living room and bedroom. Due to the privacy of this suite, we are happy to welcome children. They will be delighted to find a nearby playground and family beach - as well as a large back yard perfect for running and playing. This home is accessible for most wheelchairs - please ask us for specifics. Well-behaved pets allowed - please ask for our 'Pet Policy'.

Equipped with many thoughtful conveniences, your suite includes a private entrance and off- street parking. Oh, did we mention your helpful hosts? Feel free to ask us for shopping, dining, or sightseeing suggestions. As native Newporters, we are well acquainted with our famous hometown and its surrounding areas.

We are located in a quiet residential area (known as 'Fifth Ward') within walking distance to central downtown (1.2 miles) , a local family beach (0.7 miles), Salve Regina campus (0.5 miles), and Breakers Mansion on the Cliff Walk (0.9 miles). We are 1.3 miles from Fort Adams State Park.

Wheelchair / Other Mobility Needs: For most guests with mobility needs (walkers, canes, standard-sized manual wheelchairs, etc.) or for those who can easily stand and pivot to transfer, this suite should prove accommodating. May not be suitable for power wheelchair users - please call us for specifics. We are, of course, happy to move (or remove) furnishings or scatter rugs as per your requirements. Floor plan (with measurements) available.

More Details

Owner
Terri Fitch
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Terri Fitch

Our travels have taken us to many lovely places - but our fondest memories are of the people who made an extra effort to be kind, to be helpful, and who were genuinely warm and welcoming. We hope to provide that same experience for you. If there is anything we can do to make your stay more comfortable or convenient, please do not hesitate to let us know!

Terri Fitch purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Terri Fitch chose Newport

We are native 'Newporters' - and we both grew up in this same great neighborhood. Terri moved to New York after college, Mike joined the Air Force . . . but there is no place quite like Newport! We purchased this lot just before we were married and returned home to our families and our roots. We first lived in a three-family home on the other side of the park and began welcoming guests in 1996. Twenty-four years would pass before we were ready to build the current Hawthorne House . . .

What makes this apartment unique

. . . we designed Hawthorne House specifically with guests in mind. In fact, we asked our guests to tell us what they wanted - and we incorporated their suggestions into the design of the guest suite! Your suite is as private as you would wish. Or, if you are looking for sight-seeing or dining suggestions or if you would like to chat, we are happy to oblige! We look forward to welcoming you to Hawthorne House!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a wonderful and fun time!
Aug 2005
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Map

Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gooseberry Beach

Beautifully situated - located in the 'Fifth Ward' area of Newport within walking distance of downtown shopping and dining, a family beach (Gooseberry), a city park with tennis and basketball courts and a children's play area, Salve Regina University, Cliff Walk, Fort Adams, and Bellevue Avenue mansions.

Other Activities: Basketball/tennis courts and children's play area in nearby public park. Walk to neighborhood beach, dog-friendly parks nearby. Cycle around the Ocean Drive. Fort Adams State Park. Stroll on the Cliff Walk. Walk to The Breakers Mansion.

Amenities

Fifth Ward Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 492 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • jetted tub with grab bar, ADA toilet with grab bar, hand-held shower head
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , queen bed
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sofabed
    Den - 1 baby crib , pack 'n play
  • 'pack 'n plays (2) available for infants or toddlers; both bedroom and sofa bed are Queen-sized
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
wide doorways, no stairs, is suitable for manual wheelchairs, walkers, canes, etc; may not be suitable for power wheelchairs (please ask us for specifics); generous continental breakfast provided ensuite smoking allowed anywhere outdoors or in the office (equipped with a commercial exhaust fan); large yard for children, nearby park w/play area, close to Gooseberry Beach; private deck area w/gas grill and necessary grill utensils; ask about our pet policy; ample driveway space for vans or trailers; parking (70' level area) for RV/Boat/Trailer with 50amp service

Reviews

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Private Suite in Newport RI
average rating of 4.9649124 based on 68 reviews
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Felt like family!

  • 4 of 5

We really liked our stay - nicest hosts we ever met. They helped us with our bags and were so sweet with our kids. The pack n play was already set up for us. The back deck and back yard is ENORMOUS and our toddler loved running around. We took a long but enjoyable walk to and from town.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Newport Visit

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend this property. Terri and Mike are great hosts. The apartment was very comfortable and stocked with all of the things we needed to enjoy our stay. Just loved the back porch and grill.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great stay in newport!

  • 5 of 5

Terri and Mike were excellent hosts and thought of everything in their suite. Clean rooms, breakfast foods, fresh towels daily, comfortable bed - everything was great and made our stay in Newport even better. We were in town for the Folk Festival and could bike to the Fort and dinner downtown with no issues. I'd definitely stay here again whenever in Newport.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Perfect Fit for Us

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights here with our dog for a spontaneous visit to Newport. Mike and Terri were incredibly welcoming and provided a nice private suite from which we were able to enjoy our trip. It ended up being bigger than we had anticipated, this is essentially an apartment, the only thing it lacks is a stove/oven (however there is your own grill to use should you choose). We ended up eating out for the majority of this trip and the kitchenette suited us fine. Walking proximity to Thames, the mansions, and cliff walk is fine for anybody in walking shape, on a few occasions we opted to drive and pay for parking. Overall I would recommend this suite to any couples or small groups, especially if traveling with a pet. We intend to visit and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Great place to stay for a Newport weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Mike & Terri Fitch for their wonderful accommodations and hospitality during our weekend getaway at Newport, RI. This is the perfect retreat for a couple or a couple with a child. It's a 1 bedroom but it has a queen-sized sleeper sofa that is actually comfortable! Great location! We really enjoyed ourselves! Admittedly we spent very little time at the suite as we were busy doing the many, many things there are to do around Newport, but we were thoroughly happy with the hospitality and accommodations when we DID spend time there. They even allowed us to bring our old-man dog, Toby! Would absolutely recommend it and will definitely stay there again when we visit Newport!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great property

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and spacious Teri and Mike were very accommodating. Short walk to Thames street and cliff walk Beautiful

backyard and deck ! Homemade banana was great too 💕?Def would stay again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Pet Fee $15

Deposit of 50% will confirm reservation - balance due 14 or more days in advance of arrival.
Discounts may be available - please inquire.
Holiday/festival weekends may require a 3-night minimum stay.
Weekly and monthly rates may be available - please inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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