$100 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jul 6, 2015 Check-out: Jul 9, 2015

Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

2 stars
View map of 351 West Main Rd., Middletown, RI 02842-6309

Hotel Overview

4 /5
Overall score
93%
Would recommend
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.1
Value:
4.1
The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown has recently renovated guest rooms. The hotel boasts an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. The hotel offers guests free high-speed Wi-Fi, laundry services (fees apply), a video game area and airport shuttle (fees apply). The hotel welcomes pets (fees apply) and sits within walking distance to shops and restaurants. A family restaurant is attached to the lobby of the Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown. Business guests make use of the business center and in-room work area.

 

Rooms
The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown has recently renovated guest rooms with a soft and warm color palette of creams, greens and earth tones. Rooms boast beds with thicker mattresses and crisp white linens. All accommodations have free high-speed Wi-Fi with remote printing, in-room safe and coffee maker, TV with free HBO, pay-per-view movies, two phones and a clock radio with alarm. Guests work at the large desk. Bathrooms have massage showerheads and hairdryers. Deluxe rooms have a microwave and mini-fridge, a welcome snack and deluxe bathroom products.

Property features
The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown is located next to a shopping center with more than 80 stores and restaurants. It also sits just a few miles from downtown Newport and other area attractions like the mansions along Bellevue Avenue and Tennis Hall of Fame. The hotel boasts a heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. Guests dine at the adjacent family restaurant (and enjoy a discount at lunch and dinner) or read the complimentary newspaper each morning while enjoying in-room coffee. The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown offers guest laundry facilities (fees apply), a video game area and business center. On-site parking is free. The hotel welcomes pets in some rooms (fees apply).

 

Highlights
  • Business center
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center

Nearby attractions
  • Newport Vineyards (1.6 mi/2.7 km)
  • Bowen's Wharf (2.1 mi/3.4km)
  • Tennis Hall of Fame (2.2 mi/3.6 km)
  • Cliff Walk (2.3 mi/3.7 km)

 

Business
  • Business center
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
Transportation
  • T.F. Green International Airport (16.2 mi/26.1 km)
  • Logan International Airport Boston (60.7 mi/97.8 km)
  • Airport shuttle (fees apply)

 

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Porters
FAX
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Microwave
Over sized rooms
Cribs available
Ironing board

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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.

Ratings and reviews for Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
103 out of 103
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.1
Value:
4.1

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TnTMike
Business
N/A
Jun 29, 2015

The basics under one roof

I had a short business trip and needed something simple and convenient they provided that.

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

Business

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tim a.
N/A
May 25, 2015

location

Clean rooms friendly staff good location would stay here again

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Crawdaddy
Plymouth
Feb 15, 2015

Great Get Away

Very Clean room, beds awesome, staff friendly & helpful, the pool & hot tub clean & relaxing.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Fit Guy
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov 22, 2014

Good Clean Value

The hotel was very clean and the staff was friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
New York Bayside
New York
Nov 20, 2014

Great

Nice indoor swimmin pool and good location. You can't beat the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Sweeety
North Florida
Oct 9, 2014

Nice pool, clean room

Nice clean room, comfortable beds, ample space for 3. Long, long hallways. There is an Applebee's next door that is very good. Breakfast (?) was a cup of coffee and a banana. No bagels, no toaster, etc. Traveling companion went to the pool and said it was nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SOMA sails
Easton, MA
Sep 16, 2014

Comfortable family hotel

Quiet, clean hotel with nice pool and good location to Newport. Reasonable price for this area.Good choice for Newport - would stay here again. Physically connected to Applebees which was convenient. Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks right around the corner.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
WTCelesta
New York
Sep 5, 2014

Great rooms, tiny breakfast, location ok

We booked our stay based on reviews. I was surprised that a 2-star hotel was getting an average of 4.5 star reviews, so we decided to give it a try. It completely delivered. The location is in a short driving distance to Newport Downtown. One probably wouldn't want to walk all the way, especially because the immediate area where the hotel is located is not touristy. But it's right on the road that goes straight to Newport Downtown, and the drive is short. The hotel has video game machines and even a Ben & Jerry's vending machine which I haven't ever seen before (my husband got really excited about it :). The indoor pool is huge and looks very well maintained. There is an adjacent Applebee's, and the residents get a discount coupon for it. The breakfast in the hotel was very modest: a choice of packaged muffins, granola bars and fruits. But again, it was so close to Newport Downtown that it didn't make any difference to us, because there is a selection of famous breakfast places in Newport that would be a shame to trade for any hotel breakfast. The real trump is the rooms. The bathrooms were so clean and looked so new, you could think the place was built yesterday. The water pressure in the shower was great. For some reason, in the sink water was hardly running though, in both rooms we had. We stayed in two deluxe king bed rooms. They were precisely as the management's photos show. There was a half-size fridge with a freezer, a flat-screen TV in the room, and the Internet was free. Iron, hair-dryer - the regular set. It was a gamble to try this hotel, since the chain is generally perceived as a budget motel, but the reviews were suggesting that this particular place is on the better end of the range. And we ended up very happy with the stay. The minuses: location is not a walking distance to any sightseeing/amenities, you wouldn't really want to venture out on foot; breakfast is tiny. The pluses: very comfortable rooms, super clean, showers fantastic, location very convenient to drive to Downtown Newport while not overpaying for a hotel stay in more expensive chains. Would give precisely 4.5 stars like the average of the reviews we checked before booking. Great job!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
5
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Andre76
Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Jul 28, 2014

Great solution for family or group of Friends

Very large, clean and quiet rooms. The staff was very welcoming and nice in answering to my requests. It does't have the charm of a B&B in the heart of Newport but it's good value for money just a 10 minutes drive from where the action is.

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

Corner Cafe' on Broadway. One of the Best Breakfast I have had in the US so far

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
I travel often
NYC
Jul 20, 2014

Stench throughout all rooms

First room smelled like cigarette smoke. Never was asked how I enjoyed my stay.

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