Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection

41 Mary St | Newport, RI 02840  [SEE MAP]Newport, RI  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Guests loved the rooftop bar and scenic Newport views
Pricey room rates and on-site dining

Sitting near the waterfront in downtown Newport, Rhode Island, Vanderbilt recently joined the Auberge Resorts Collection hotel group. The property has been housing city visitors since 1909, and past guests said age hasn't hindered this hotel's ability to host. Travelers love the style of the boutique accommodations: Antique-inspired furnishings are a tribute to the property's history, while bright colors and luxury amenities give it a contemporary feel. Guest rooms and suites include flat-screen TVs, kitchenettes and complimentary Wi-Fi. (Some rooms also feature fireplaces.) Over the course of its long life, the property has seen the addition of pools, a gym and the acclaimed Vanderbilt Spa, which visitors love for its soothing atmosphere and relaxing treatments. Meanwhile, The Vanderbilt Grill earns praise for its classic New England fare.

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Location
Newport, RI
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 33 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood, Ocean
Style
Traditional, Historic
Best For
Couples, Solo travelers

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Scorecard
  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

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Easy access to Newport's sights, from the waterfront to art galleries.

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This impressive circa 1909 brick mansion is the place to stay if you're looking for luxury but want to stay close to the busy nightlife of Brick Marketplace, which is just a block away. Guests are greeted with a glass of champagne and are brought to their rooms by a bellman. All of the rooms are individually decorated suites with at least 300-square-feet of space and fresh flowers.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 669 have reviewed the Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 669 reviews 4.5 (based on 669 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The spacious rooms are decorated with antique furnishings and light hues and have flat-screen TVs, DVD players and iPod docking stations. Suites also include a separate sitting area. Each room includes a kitchenette with a minifridge, microwave and coffee maker.
  • Minimal counter space in bathrooms
  • Daily resort fee of $50 covers valet parking, Wi-Fi access, use of the fitness center facilities and pools and a nightly reception
  • Molton Brown luxury bath products and oversized showers

Standard room size300 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Located in the heart of Newport, the Vanderbilt hotel is ideally situated near a number of local attractions, including the Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center, International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum and the Naval War College Museum. The property is also within walking distance of a variety of shops, restaurants and galleries. Guests can easily access many of New England’s famed mansions that are located along the coast and in the downtown area.
  • Approximately 27 miles southeast of T.F. Green Airport
  • Daily resort fee of $50 covers valet parking, Wi-Fi access, use of the fitness center facilities and pools and a nightly welcome reception
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Vanderbilt offers a number of on-site dining options, including The Vanderbilt Grill, a fine dining restaurant that serves New England-style upscale cuisine. The Vanderbilt Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy a drink at The Bar next to the restaurant.
  • The Roof Deck is open during the summer for cocktails and entertainment
  • The seasonal Garden Terrace hosts fun events like Yappy Hour (for dogs and their owners) and bottomless rose brunches

Number of restaurants3

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Vanderbilt has two pools, a seasonal outdoor pool and a heated indoor pool. The outdoor pool sits alongside the garden terrace and has chairs on the pool deck.
  • Indoor pool is below the ground floor
  • Children must be supervised in pool area
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

The Vanderbilt Spa offers a variety of services, including massages, facials and body treatments. The spa has three treatment rooms, one of which is a room for couples. Spa packages are available, as are new hydro fitness classes and guided meditation and reiki sessions.
  • Cancellations must be made prior to 24 hours of service to avoid full penalty

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Fitness

The Vanderbilt has an on-site fitness center adjacent to the hotel’s spa. The gym offers free weights as well as cardio machines with TVs and computerized workout programs.
  • Yoga and barre classes taught in the summer; call to reserve a space
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The Vanderbilt has a basic 24-hour business center, as well as two meeting rooms. The Vanderbilt Grill can also be reserved for private functions.

    Number of meeting rooms3

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Pets

    Pets are allowed in select rooms. Pet fees depend on the pet's weight, though there is no limit on size. Requests for pets must be preapproved by the hotel, as there are a limited number of dog-friendly rooms and suites.
      • Pets allowed (with fee)
      • Dog walking
      • Pet-sitting

      Wedding

      Vanderbilt is ideal for intimate weddings, as the hotel can accommodate up to 50 event guests. The property has outdoor spaces, including gardens, and private indoor reception rooms. The on-site catering staff will work with couples to create a personalized menu for each occasion.
      • On-site event team oversees all details
      • Honeymoon accommodations can be arranged through hotel

      Maximum wedding guest capacity50

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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