$99 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Mar 26, 2015 Check-out: Mar 27, 2015

Hotel Viking

4 stars
View map of 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.3
out of 5
78 reviews
February weekend was Perfect

My fiance and I stayed here for a weekend in Feb for wedding venue shopping and we had a great... See full review

  • Erin N.
  • Feb 10, 2015
Enjoyable experience

The Hotel Viking was perfect. The location is ideal for walking to all Newport hot spots i.e. The... See full review

  • Love To Travel Stephanie
  • Jun 12, 2014
Elegant boutique hotel in the heart of Newport's Historic Hill area
The elegant Hotel Viking sits among gorgeous brownstones and nearby mansions in Newport's Historic Hill neighborhood. From the lobby to the guest rooms, beautiful furnishings, carpets and wall hangings envelope guests with classic decor. The 80-year-old Hotel Viking has welcomed notable guests, including John F. and Jackie Kennedy to its hilltop location overlooking Bellevue Avenue. Guests get massage and facial treatments at Spa Terre or enjoy locally-sourced cuisine at One Bellevue restaurant. Valet parking is available for a fee.
Highlights
  • High-speed Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Meeting space
  • Renovated guest rooms with classic, upscale decor
  • Spa Terre for massage and facials
  • All meals plus High Tea at One Bellevue restaurant

Rooms
Hotel Viking harks back to the Gilded Age of Newport when many notables stayed in its elegant guest rooms. It provides an upscale setting for discerning guests, with beautiful furnishings, wall tapestries, silk comforters and luxurious linens atop pillow-top mattresses. A rich color palette captivates upon entering the rooms and suites, which all come with a complimentary welcome basket of goodies. All accommodations have flat-screen LCD TVs, in-room safes, high-speed Wi-Fi and movie rental. The bathrooms recently underwent a renovation, adding rain showerheads, terry robes and luxe products. Suites at the Hotel Viking have one-and-a-half bathrooms and separate living areas with sleeper sofas.

Features
The Hotel Viking, a member of the Historic Hotels of America, sits atop Newport's Historic Hill among stately homes and harks back to the area's Gilded Age. Guests enjoy ornate decor, rich fabrics and special touches throughout. The hotel has the award-winning One Bellevue restaurant for all meals -- with fresh seafood, prime meats and a raw bar -- as well as a highly regarded afternoon tea. Guests unwind with a massage or facial in Spa Terre. The Hotel Viking has 14,000 square feet of functional meeting space over 10 rooms.

Transportation
  • T.F. Green International Airport (17.7 mi/28.5 km)
  • Logan International Airport Boston (62.7 mi/100.9 km)
Attractions
  • Touro Synagogue (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Tennis Hall of Fame (0.3 mi/0.6 km)
  • Bowen's Wharf (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Cliff Walk (0.6 mi/1.1 km)

 

Business
  • 14,000 square feet of functional meeting space
  • 10 meeting rooms
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
Policies and Fees
  • Valet parking fees are as follow: $30 USD from Apr to Oct and $20 USD from Nov to Mar.
  • Resort fee is $14 USD.
  • Early check-out is subject to full reservation charge.
  • Pets are not allowed at the property.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Hotel Viking Rooms

Manor Guestroom
200 sqft-1 queen bed - Historic wing LCD TV- Glass Shower
Bellevue Suite - 2 Queen Beds
Our Bellevue Suites are 600 sqft featuring a living area with a pullout couch.
Newport King Guestroom
310 sqft-1 king bed-Newly renovated LCD TV- Desk-Mini refrigerator
Newport Queen Guestroom
310 sqft-2 Queen Beds- Recently renovated LCD TV- Desk-Mini refrigerator
Newport Accessible Guestroom - K
310 sqft-ADA Accessible-Roll in shower 1 King Bed-LCD TV-Refrigerator
Estate Guestroom
300 sqft-1 king bed - Historic Wing LCD TV- Glass Shower
Premier King Guestroom
Junior Suite-430 sqft-Living area Pullout sofa-LCD TV-One King Bed
Bellevue Suite
600 sqft-1 bedroom suite-King bed-Living area Pullout sofa-LCD TV-One and half bath
Viking Suite
400sqft-1 Bedroom Suite-King bed-Living area Pull-out sofa-LCD TV-Glass shower

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
24 hour security
FEMA approved
Activities
Indoor pool
Fitness center or spa
Jacuzzi
Casino
Sauna
Boating
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Radio
Safe
Telephone
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Hairdryer in room
In room movies
Temperature control
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
Sprinklers in rooms

Dining

One Bellevue
Flavor and freshness define the boutique American bistro that is One Bellevue award winning restaurant. Culinary classics are being created anew with seasonal menus showcasing ingredients from the land and sea that are locally-sourced whenever possible.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
04:00 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 (78)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Viking

Overall score

4.3 / 5
5.01.0
78 out of 78
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.6
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.1

95% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Boston, MA
Jul 22, 2009

Great Hotel

The Hotel Viknig is within walking distance to many shops,restaurants and tourist activities. The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Tuzz
Business
NJ
Jul 7, 2009

Great location, good quality hotel

Very nice room although it was quite smaller than expected. Excellent breakfast. Great location!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Great crab and BBQ place near the hotel, a short walk to the center of town.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Fredericksburg, Va
Sep 27, 2010

New to Newport

Check in and out was smooth. The room was a little smaller than we thought. Our only disappointment was with our car,valet brought our car then took our car back to the parking lot therefore putting us late to the wedding we were there to attend. Yet with the little problems, the hotel was gorgeous and in a great location for the places we needed to be and the places we enjoyed walking to. We would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

We were in town for a lovely wedding it was a short walk to the reheasal dinner, church nearby and down the street was the reception at the Belcourt. We enjoyed our walks to the harbor and local shops.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Philadelphia
Aug 1, 2011

Nice European Hotel

Hotel is in good location, walking distance from main shopping area. Rooms are nice, though a bit small.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Viking

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Albany, NY
Oct 19, 2009

Great town, good atmosphere

Everything was friendly and easy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

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Review of Hotel Viking

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Salve mom
Business
Connecticut
May 16, 2010

Beautiful...quick stay, wish we had more

College graduation...not much time spent in the hotel but would love to have an opportunity to relax and enjoy the hotel itself. Perhaps, next time...worth the visit...great location.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Viking

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Travel Is My Middle Name
Business
Brooklyn, NY
Jan 14, 2011

Lovely cozy affordable off season

Beautiful old hotel with a bar that was cozy and luxurious at the same time. There was a snow storm going on outside, so we stayed in and watched the football game while the bartender took incredibly good care of us. Excellent food and wine. The room was SMALL but beautifully decorated with all the expected amenities. This hotel is likely outside our budget during the season, so it was a great off-season treat for us.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Hotel Viking is at the foot of Bellevue Street, the famous Newport avenue with all the mansions. So it's a convenient place from which to either explore those "homes," or the historic downtown area.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Newport Runner
Business
DC
May 26, 2009

Best Location in Newport

The bellmen (valet service) was excellent. I would stay here again just because of the great service they provided. The place was clean but they don't seem to understand how important coffee is to guests. They provide free coffee but one morning all they had out was decaf? Pool was nice. Be warned though, most rooms seem to be in the motor lodge section rather than a historic hotel. They seem to pack them into this section which might be why they can offer low prices. The rooms were clean and nicely appointed. This might be the only hotel in Newport within walking distance to the shops, the Breakers, and the cliff walk.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go out the back exit to cut the walk to Starbucks in half. We saved a lot of money by eating breakfast at Starbucks each morning.

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Review of Hotel Viking

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Missouri
Aug 6, 2011

Spring Trip to Newport

Very nice hotel, very nice restaurant and bar area, rooms very clean, staff very courteous.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hotel Viking

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York, NY
Jun 7, 2010

Great stay in Newport

Small rooms, yet perfectly comfortable and clean. I would definitely stay again and recommend the Hotel Viking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Thames Street, where all the action is, is a very short walk (3 blocks). The hotel is on Bellevue; where all the mansions are located so it's a beautiful area.

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