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Admiral Fitzroy Inn
Ranked #5 of 95 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Boston, MA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Loved the Admiral!”
Reviewed 6 June 2008

This place was fantastic. The staff were great. The breakfast was great. The location was great. We stayed there for 4 nights. We stayed in a King room with the deck. It was in a perfect location. Walking distance to everything. We def will stay there again. I would recommend everyone to stay there.

  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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Hawthorne NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2008

Found the Admiral Fitzroy online, and was impressed to find no negative reviews. It was perfect. Staff couldn't have been more helpful or more friendly. Room was bright and confortable, and if you like to walk, it is within walking distance of everything. Continental breakfast was great, served in a breakfast room that is bright and very picturesque. And did I mention the free freshbaked cookies available at the desk during the day and evening? Felt like we got a bargain considering the accomodations.

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  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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Albany, NY
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2008

I booked our 3 nights at the Admiral Fitzroy based on the many positive reviews here, and on the reasonable price compared to many other Newport B&Bs. I'm very happy we did! The location is great; you can walk to so many things. The room (we had a queen size room on the 2nd floor) was spacious, and immaculately clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful with restaurant recommendations. The continental breakfast was fresh and plentiful. I personally prefer a continental breakfast; other B&Bs I've been at have huge breakfasts full of sweet things and it's just too much for me. I'd rather have a normal size breakfast and have room to try one of the local restaurants for lunch. I would defintely recommend the Admiral Fitzroy and will stay here again if I ever get a chance to return to Newport.

  • Liked — Location, cleanliness
  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed May 2008, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank yankeegirl46
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Michigan
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77 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2007

My wife and I stayed at the Fitzroy for two nights and we had a great time. The staff was very friendly and was more than happy to direct us to places to see and do in the area.
The breakfast was also excellent - not your typical coffee and roll fare, with home baked goods, fresh fruits, etc.
The room was nothing fancy but it was very cozy - kind of like staying at grandma's house.
Due to the close proximity to Thames Street there is a good deal of street noise at times. The trade off is the many shops and harbor side attractions that are all within walking distance. Parking on the narrow streets is scarce so we appreciated the ample parking lot behind the hotel.

We look forward to visiting the Fitzroy again.

  • Stayed November 2007, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Keith S
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2007

I stayed here during the Boat Show in Sept 2005 and was delighted with both the good standard and friendliness of the staff. The location is ideal, right in the centre with a private car park but quietly set back. The room was clean, comfortable and the addition of a tea kettle made our visit just perfect!(We are English) The daily freshly baked cookies were also a wonderful suprise that we looked forward to. Breakfast was simple but good. I was taught how to slit and toast an English muffin by the helpful breakfast assistant which was a nice touch.

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  • Disliked — Nothing
  • Stayed September 2005, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank Sucal
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Chicago
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2007

What an absolutely fantastic Bed and Breakfast! The food was OUTSTANDING! The most friendly staff - the beds were more comfortable or as comfortable as our own at home! You must stay here!!!

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  • Stayed June 2007, travelled with family
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1 Thank NanaChicago
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Singapore, Singapore
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2006

The Admiral Fitzroy isn't the most enchanting or pretty B&B you'll find, but for a last minute weekend get away, it was perfect. The rooms were clean and modest. The service was friendly but not attentive. If you're looking to be pampered, this is not the place. but if you plan to get out and explore Newport, I think this is a great base.

We were able to get a second floor room in the back of the property, away from Thames (the main commercial street in the old town area). It had two exposures - East and West - to the parking lotin rear and the small courtyard next to the property. Breakfast was lavish neither gourrmet, but simple and fresh.

  • Stayed November 2006, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Admiral Fitzroy Inn

Property: Admiral Fitzroy Inn
Address: 398 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6624
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Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 95 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Admiral Fitzroy Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Admiral Fitzroy Inn is an 18-room bed and breakfast conveniently located in the heart of Newport's bustling waterfront district and within walking distance to many popular local shops and restaurants. The Inn offers three floors of unique, hand painted rooms with private baths in each and an elevator for easy access. A Signature Continental breakfast, on-site parking, wireless internet and roof top deck are additional amenities included in your stay. The Inn was built in 1854 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is approximately 1.5 hours south of Boston, 1.5 hours from Hartford, Ct, and 3.5 hours from New York. ... more   less 
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