Hotels in Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America - your base to discover the city.
Newport is a port near the mouth of Narragansett Bay located on Aquidneck Island. It is a popular summer resort and yachting center and was the venue for the America's Cup yachting competition from 1930 to 1983. Newport also has many naval institutions. The place is rich in architecture and the historical district has many colonial homes; most famously it has the reputation of a being a place where the very rich settled and had fashionable grand mansions built for them. The residences of such luminaries as the Astors and the Vanderbilts are some of the most grandiose in the nation. All of which makes Newport an ideal place for a hotel stay.