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For coastal charm, seaside views, yacht races, and impressive mansions, Newport is a must-visit destination in Rhode Island. This is also a great place to attend a festival, learn about history, and indulge your foodie side with some delicious culinary creations. To make your stay especially memorable, it’s fun to stay in a local Airbnb to get to know the neighborhoods better with easy access to attractions.
Here are the top Airbnb rentals in Newport, Rhode Island to book for your next East Coast vacation.
Up to four people can stay at this guest house in the historic Bellevue Avenue Mansion District. It’s also close to the beach, nightlife, and public transportation. The rental includes cable TV, Wi-Fi, and parking for one vehicle. The guest house is on the same property as the host’s main house, and the two homes are separated by a lovely deck. The bedroom here has two queen-size beds, one single bed, and one sofa bed.
How fun would it be to stay on a houseboat to get a true Newport vibe? This houseboat is an Airbnb rental for up to four people and has two bedrooms and one bath. It’s at the north end of Newport Harbor and on a dock in a private marina. It comes with kayaks you can use and is ideal for couples, solo travelers, business travelers, and families with kids. This unique rental has a full kitchen, a gas grill on the dock, and full-size built-in beds.
This entire house is available for rent in Newport and offers two bedrooms, two beds, and 2.5 baths. It accommodates four guests and gets very high ratings on Airbnb. The home is about a mile from downtown Newport and brand new. It’s modern and stylish with an infrared sauna and a fenced yard with a grill and outdoor area to chill out in. The host lives in an attached apartment with a separate entrance. Wi-Fi, TV with standard cable, free parking, and a kitchen are also available here.
You’ll love the location of this home because you can walk from here to all Newport has to offer. It is in a quiet and relaxed area called the 5th Ward Neighborhood. The home comes with a full kitchen, smart TV, hardwood floors, and detached garage, as well as off-street parking. Consider bringing your bikes along and storing them here to explore the area. At the end of the street, you’ll find the harbor and King Park. Up to six people can stay here and feel comfortable in the three bedrooms.
Two people can stay at this apartment that’s in the heart of Newport’s working waterfront area. It’s a private space with views of the harbor and luxurious amenities provided. You’ll have parking for a car in the driveway and be in a second-floor, open-concept, studio-style space here. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, and there’s one bathroom inside. It’s a great place to be to just walk around downtown Newport.
Another fun houseboat option in Newport is this Airbnb rental for up to four people. It has a bedroom with a queen-size bed, a double-size bed, and an en suite bathroom. The houseboat also has a kitchen with a microwave, dedicated workspace, and allows long-term stays. It’s easy to get from the boat to town via the water taxi. There’s also a great roof deck here to enjoy the views. Your rental here is pricier than other local accommodations on Airbnb but will definitely be memorable for your trip.
This Airbnb rental is a private apartment that you’ll have to yourself with a full kitchen that has a small fridge and stove. The bedroom here has a queen-size bed and closet. You’ll have your own bathroom too with a shower and amenities. The home is less than a mile from Easton’s Beach and the Broadway District. Your rental also includes a smart TV and Wi-Fi to stay connected. This is a rental for two guests in Newport and a place where you can be close enough to downtown and the beaches but also in a chill environment.
Here’s a house for rent in Newport for up to five people staying in the area. It’s a cozy cottage with rustic charm and steps from the Lower Thames and Newport Harbor. You’ll have just a five-minute walk to Kings Park and be surrounded by Newport nightlife nearby here. There’s a washer and dryer in the basement for guests to use. There’s no TV in the house, but there is internet. Pets are allowed here with prior approval and when you pay a $25 per night fee for each pet. There are air conditioning units in the bedrooms for your comfort during the summer. Self-check-in makes your arrival here easy with a lockbox.
You can rent this popular apartment on Airbnb and have 600 square feet of space to yourself. It has a private entrance and is in a quiet neighborhood. The rental has a full bathroom, kitchenette, and queen-size bed in the bedroom. The start of the commercial waterfront area is about 0.5 miles away. Book this property to be close to Ocean Drive and in a nice residential area.