Dorm accommodations Weekday dorm rates start at $35 per person
Private rooms occasionally available, contact us for availability
Seasonal, weekend, & special event rates apply
The hostel is open for the season - come join in the fun!
If you try to book online and find no availability, contact us by email;
we may still have beds available
The historic “William Gyles House”, located in the heart of Newport's famed Yachting Village in downtown Newport, is an inviting boutique* hostel with comfortable dormitory accommodations. Inside amenities include a common room and travel book library; outside amenities include a private deck and yard with garden. Just beyond the hostel doors, explore hundreds of years of American history on foot or by trolley. Stroll the waterfront with its wide variety of enticing restaurants and outdoor cafes, vibrant nightlife and eclectic shopping.
Newport, the City-by-the-Sea, is a world-class destination known for outstanding sailing, beautiful beaches and Guilded Age mansions. Located on the southern tip of beautiful Aquidneck Island, it's a wonderful get-a-way after an exhilarating time in New York City or Boston. Come experience the magic!
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* Small dorm rooms *
* Sheets & towel included *
* Near public transportation *
* Kitchen privileges *
*Private yard with lovely garden*
* No curfew (24 hour access) *
* Laundry facility *
* Visa, MasterCard accepted *
* Free Internet access *
* Free Parking Nearby *
* Indoor bicycle storage*
Newport International Hostel owner Merrilee spent last winter traveling solo on a budget in Greece, Italy and Israel. You can read about her adventures on her travel blog.
Newport is situated on an island along America's Northeast Backpacker Trail midway between New York City, Boston and Cape Cod. Newport is accessible by car or bus. There is frequent bus service between Providence and Newport on RIPTA for $2. Approximate travel time by car to NYC, 3 hours; Boston, 1 ½ hours; Cape Cod, 2 hours, Providence, 1/2 hour. For directions by bus, car or train click here.
Every Wednesday in Newport there is an outdoor Farmer's Market
on the shady walk between downtown and 1st Beach. There are lots of delicious choices of home baked goods, hot prepared foods, live music, and more!