Hilltop Newport

2 Kay Street , Newport, RI 02840 USA (Show map)


Welcome to the Hilltop Inn, located in the heart of Newport, Rhode Island! The Inn offers an exacting standard of service in a fabulous central location. The Hilltop has been meticulously restored to its original splendor, offering guests private rooms with Jacuzzi tubs, the finest linens, and all of the comforts of home in a luxurious setting!! Our breakfast features only the finest local ingredients. We pride ourselves in supporting our island – from the local farms, to the local dairy, to our own farmer’s market, and finally, the local coffee roasters! Everything about the Inn evokes a natural impulse to relax, unwind and enjoy the warm welcome. Hilltop enjoys one of the best locations in the city: at the outset of Bellevue Avenue, two blocks from the bustling wharves, historic Washington Square and artsy Broadway; the Inn stands proudly in a grand turn-of-the-century residential neighborhood. The Hilltop B&B is just down the street from the Tennis Hall of Fame, the Redwood Library and the Newport Art Museum. We look forward to helping you experience the Hilltop Inn and Newport on your next visit!

Rooms & Rates

Bellevue Suite

The Bellevue Suite offers Hilltop's most luxurious accommodations in two elegantly appointed privately adjoining rooms. Linger in an easy chair in the spacious living room and enjoy the refined antique furnishings, the mission-tiled fireplace, the flat screen TV, or step out onto the intimate balcony. An alcove hallway leads you into the spacious corner bedroom featuring a king sized bed. The private bathroom offers guests the comfort of a marble bath with whirlpool tub or a separate over-sized marble shower with body sprays and a rain shower

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $350 - $600


The Kay Room offers a king sized bed, a TV, a fireplace, and gorgeous stained glass transoms above the doors. The bathroom features a whirlpool tub, a separate large marble shower, a second TV, and a charming water closet nook. From the Kay Room guestroom, French doors lead onto an enormous private balcony where the afternoon sea breeze plays across the neighborhood's turreted roofs and through the tree tops, spiriting all your cares away.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $350 - $500


The Touro Room's soothing gray and white palate, the sturdy mahogany king sized bed, and the charming patio, garden, and fountain views will ensure that your time is restful and refreshing. Conveniences include a TV, a gas fireplace, a large bathroom including a whirlpool tub and marble shower with body sprays.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $350 - $475


This room is perhaps our coziest guestroom, and it features a queen sized four poster bed, a TV and a gas fireplace. The large white tiled bathroom has a combined whirlpool tub and shower, a second TV, and a make up vanity. The handcrafted shower linens that match the guestroom's rich drapery. The Murray Room is named for the home's longtime owner, the Honorable Florence K. Murray who served as the first woman member of both the RI General Assembly and the state's Supreme Court, established the Family Court system in RI, and lived here for 50 years.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $150 - $400


The Stewart Room, the only first floor guestroom at the Hilltop Inn, has its own shady porch just outside a beautifully crafted stained glass door. It has a king sized bed and a gorgeous slate and iron fireplace. The dramatic bathroom features a whirlpool tub replete with garden views, a make up vanity, a TV and a double marble shower. The Stewart Room served as the home office of Dr. Stewart, the builder and original owner of the property; that may account for its serene situation and handsome views.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $250 - $450

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Location Type

Downtown, Island, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Suburban, Village, Waterview


Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green State) 25 miles

Directions to property:

From Boston: Take route 93 South to route 24 South,following the signs for Newport. Continue on 24 South until it turns into 114 South. Follow 114 South through Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport, RI. Route 114 will turn into Broadway; Stay on Broadway. Approximately 1 mile past the Newport city line, turn left onto Ayrault Street (next to Fifth Element Restaurant). At the 1st stop sign, turn right onto Kay Street. Hilltop's driveway is on your right, just before the set of lights. From New York: Follow I-95 North to RI Route 138 East/Exit 3A. Follow the signs for Newport RI. Travel over the Jamestown Bridge, through Jamestown Island, then Newport Bridge ($4 toll). At the end of the Newport bridge, take the first exit - Scenic Newport/Downtown. Turn right off of the ramp. Go straight through the first set of lights. Bear to the left at the set of lights after the Newport cemetery onto Farewell Street. At the stop sign bear right (do not actually turn right) onto Thames Street. At the next set of lights, take a left (at the Banana Republic Store). Continue up the hill to the second set of lights. The hotel Viking is on your right. Turn left onto Kay Street. Hilltop's driveway is the first on your left (between two stone pillars).

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Religious Services, River, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Childcare, Clothes dryer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Library, Parking, Secretarial services, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Workout facility

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum preferred
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First Night Stay + Tax
  • Cancellations: 14 day cancellation policy
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Liz McDonnell

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

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  • Time Served: 8:30-10:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten Free
 Dairy Free

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