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Romantic Penthouse Loft in Heart of Historic Hill

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Rooms (and roof-top garden) with a view! This light-filled penthouse apartment on the third floor of the historic Telephone Building is a perfect oasis in the heart of downtown Newport. From this quiet aerie you'll look out on Trinity Church, Newport Harbor, and a spectacular hidden garden. The one-bedroom loft, with a deck overlooking the beautifully landscaped green roof, is perfect for anyone who wants to be within walking distance of everything Newport has to offer. And, yes, there's off-street parking!

Amy Paulsen
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Historic Hill, Rhode Island

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • If you'd like to check in early or check out late, let us know -- we're happy to accommodate you if the scheduling allows!
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • large bathroom with washer/dryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(21 traveller reviews)

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Romantic Penthouse Loft in Heart of Historic Hill
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious and has an awesome outdoor spot. It is centrally located and is a short walk to restaurants and shops.

  • Review Submitted: 12/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful in Every Way

  • 5 of 5

This is a spacious, beautifully appointed, and totally comfortable apartment right in the midst of historic Newport. We stayed New Year's weekend, too cold for leisurely walks, but we were within easy distance of any number of good restaurants. With less bitterly cold days, we would have done a lot of sightseer gawking. The owners are warm and wonderful hosts. There is off street parking, important in an old community with narrow streets. The photos give you a good idea of how nice the apartment is, but can't convey the amazing sense of light and space we felt being there. We would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 01/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, cozy loft in the heart of Newport

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent our first wedding anniversary at Amy and Berts loft a few weekends ago and have nothing but rave things to say. From the throughtful breakfast foods and fruit left for us to the absolute ideal location in downtown Newport, it was such a wonderful place to stay, with equally accommodating hosts. Amy made sure to cover every detail in advance, including providing us a full list of recommended restaurants and wineries, and they checked in to make sure we were comfortable after arriving in Newport. They were also very flexibile with check in and check out time (you just have to let them know in advance!). We’ve already been recommending Newport and this loft to family and friends, and we home to be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: 01/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The location and layout of beautiful apartment couldn't have been better!

  • 5 of 5

Everything is within a short walking distance. The owners were overly accommodating and very gracious with leaving extra touches such as bagels and cream cheese, coffee, creamer, a bottle of Champaign, and fresh fruit upon our arrival. The apartment has it's own parking spot off the street. Once we parked the car, we didn't need to get in it again because of the central location. The owners also made us aware ahead of time of local events that were happening this weekend and restaurants in the area that they like so we could plan ahead. The apartment was clean, with any amenity you could think of and more. We are looking forward to going back and spending more time there!

  • Review Submitted: 16/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport Aerie

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our stay in the Penthouse Loft very much. Amy and Bert left us coffee and milk & light breakfast for the morning and a bottle of wine and a few nibblies for afternoon. Much appreciated! Conveniently located with quintessential views of Newport from a 3rd floor vantage point. We thought we would use the outdoor grill on the roof deck but the weather changed. Nice to have as an option. The apt. was clean, open and carefully designed. A very comfortable bed and bedroom area. The only slight negative was that the Mission style couch and chairs in living area had very little seat cushioning! Flat cushions on a wooden base. Other than that, a wonderful getaway! Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Romantic Gem

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed this romantic gem in late September. We loved its smartly decorated but comfortable interior and being able to grill out on its roof garden while taking in the breathtaking lighting on the steeple of the historic Trinity Church across the street. Not only is the location so convenient and the off street parking a draw, but we felt surrounded by history

and charming gardens below. We were even able to stow our bicycles in the entry below. Owners, Amy and Bert live within the complex and are most helpful. While on the third floor, the staircase is very wide, substantial and quite well lighted. You will be charmed by this choice and want to return! We do!

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
TF Green
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
numerous bars on Thames Street and Broadway
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Kingston or Wickford, RI
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
numerous restaurants within two-minutes' walk
Nearest Beach
1.3 Miles
Easton's Beach
Car: not necessary

Newport is famed for its stunning beaches, world-class sailing, music festivals, and mansions. From the downtown waterfront shops and restaurants to the spectacular coastline and pristine beaches, every aspect of this historic seaside town is worth exploring.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit AU$258.84

Need help planning your Newport holiday? For a nominal fee, Amy will help you arrange the perfect getaway.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.