BEST WESTERN The Mainstay Inn

3 stars
151 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport, RI 02840-1310
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
88 reviews
Great hotel for a trip to Newport

Everything was wonderful....the only complaint is that the Wi-Fi dropped out quite frequently. The... See full review

  • Jinsan
  • Jul 19, 2014
girls' weekend away

Had great experience...would definitely book there again! See full review

  • Pete's wife
  • Apr 18, 2013
Affordable, full-service Newport hotel with free Wi-Fi and outdoor pool
The Best Western the Mainstay Inn has a prime location just one mile from historic downtown Newport and is a quick jaunt to area attractions like the Cliff Walk, Newport Grand Casino, Naval War College and Gilded Age mansions. The inn features an on-site restaurant for American fare and a cocktail lounge with a big screen TV. The Best Western the Mainstay Inn also boasts an outdoor pool, fitness room and banquet facilities. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, cable TV and free bath products. Business guests make use of the business center and services.

 

Highlights
  • On-site restaurant
  • Business center
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor swimming pool and fitness room
  • Kids under 12 stay free with one paying adult in the room

Rooms
The Best Western the Mainstay Inn offers 183 spacious and clean guest rooms and suites decorated with regal golds and reds, a wood chest-of-drawers and a comfy seat for sitting in while reading the free daily newspaper. The rooms have either king or two double beds with thick mattresses and plenty of lights. All guest rooms at the Best Western the Mainstay Inn boast free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a desk with chair. Suites include a microwave and refrigerator (fees apply for a refrigerator in standard rooms) and some have sleeper sofas and balconies. Bathrooms feature free bath products and a hairdryer. Guests order room service between 5 and 9 p.m.

Features
The Best Western the Mainstay Inn is set just one mile from historic downtown Newport and near many top area attractions. This Newport hotel features an on-site restaurant that serves American fare as well as a cocktail lounge with a big-screen TV. The hotel boasts an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Guests park for free on the property. The Best Western the Mainstay Inn features a 24-hour front desk, business center with fax and copy services (fees apply) and meeting space for conferences and weddings with on-site catering.

Transportation
  • T.F. Green International Airport (16.8 mi/27 km)
  • Logan International Airport Boston (61.4 mi/98.8 km)

 

Attractions
  • Newport Grand Casino (0.7 mi/1.2 km)
  • Cliff Walk (1.6 mi/2.6 km)
  • Newport Vineyards (2.1 mi/3.3 km)
  • Gilded Age mansions (2.9 mi/4.7 km)

 

Business
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Business center
  • Fax and copy services
  • Meeting and banquet facilities

Hotel Map

41.5079 -71.3121
Area served
Dartmouth,, Providence,, Boston,, Warwick,, Jamestown,, Middletown,
Nearby airports
(PVD), 20.00, MI, NW;
Area description
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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Exercise gym
Live entertainment
Golf
Horseback riding
Fishing
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Guest laundromat
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Over sized rooms
Sofa bed
Electronic door locks
Ironing board

Dining

North End Steakhouse
North End Steakhouse, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, open from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., louge & bar open till 1:00 a.m. daily specials available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (88)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN The Mainstay Inn

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
42 out of 88
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4
Value:
4.1

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Johnnymart
London.UK
Aug 28, 2014

Great value

Great location.Room large and light,very clean,nice little pool,attached resteraunt/bar staff and food was terrific and good value.Leave car in car park and get the bus into town from outside the hotel or use the shuttle bus if out very late. Would definitely use again and recommend John from UK

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

Trolley bus tour of Ocean Drive

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
petermac
Waltham MA
Aug 11, 2014

cant beat for the price

Went to Newport for a couples weekend. The hotels in Newport can be very pricey so we opted for a cheaper hotel further from downtown and this hotel was just we were looking for. Close to downtown and honestly we only slept in the room and didn't partake in the amenities. The beds are very comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Jinsan
Woburn, MA
Jul 19, 2014

Great hotel for a trip to Newport

Everything was wonderful....the only complaint is that the Wi-Fi dropped out quite frequently. The staff is great and the restaurant was a pleasant surprise!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The Red Parrot is a nice take

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Review of BEST WESTERN The Mainstay Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
James WH
West Hartford, CT
Jun 28, 2014

Great location.

Great location along with a great price. Nice bar.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Newport Grand slots right across the street.

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Review of BEST WESTERN The Mainstay Inn

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Taylor C
Nashville, TN
Jun 10, 2014

Average Hotel Stay

We were in town for a wedding and needed a place somewhere cheap and close to downtown. This hotel did exactly that, but it just needs to be updated. The walls are very thin and you could hear everything from the rooms beside you and the hallway. I could also smell smoke like the hallways hadn't been cleaned in a while. Other than that, it was an easy place to get to and a nice location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
LF Traveler
New York
Dec 30, 2013

Great basic hotel!

Friendly staff, good amenities, clean and great!!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fred L.
Vernon, Ct
Nov 12, 2013

Veterans Day Weekend

We had a great time. The staff was very attentive to special requests I had. Bed was comfortable, but the room did have a "smokey" smell when we first arrived. The Friday/Saturday dinner special (lobster and steak) was outstanding. Would definitely stay at the Best Western again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sujung
Cresskill NJ
Nov 11, 2013

very nice place to stay

I spent 2night. I was vrey good feeling beacuse hotel was very clean. It looks like new blankets. And it was good location you can go newport downtown and middle town too.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Army retiree
Crystal City, VA
Sep 7, 2013

good price, average accommodation

no breakfast of any kind provided in price (there is a restaurant on location, but must pay extra); close to downtown, but not walkable due to lack of sidewalks - shuttle was an expensive $8 per person; room was comfortable; there was no info book in room ... when we asked, staff explained books were being redone, and they provided the information we asked for; coffee in room not replenished, requiring a trip to main desk to request replenishment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Brick Alley Pub

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Review of BEST WESTERN The Mainstay Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
globaltrav876
minneapolis, MN
Jul 24, 2013

3 great days in Newport

great location for seeing Newport, plus good and reasonable restaurant on site, plus fridge and microwave, and a large Stop & Shop supermarket nearby. The big mansions have parking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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