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Charming 2-Bedroom Condo

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Charming two-bedroom near downtown Newport and the beaches! The condo is located on the third floor of a historic building (no elevator). Once inside it has two levels connected by a spiral staircase. The condo has two-bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Fully furnished, with appliances. There is are air conditioners in each room for the warm summer months! Laundry facilities are also available onsite, and there is even a one car slot for off-street parking! You can easily walk to all the restaurants and the historic waterfront. There is one additional futon couch that pulls out into a double to accommodate more guests if needed.


Owner
Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Property Manager/Owner

I am a Massage Therapist that provides massage to bands that go on tour. My husband is a retired general in the airforce

Why Property Manager/Owner chose Newport

Close to downtown and beaches. Steps away from historic Bellevue Ave.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Top of the Hill in Newport

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Enter your vehicle information provided on the sheet inside the front door of the building. One car is allowed in the lot
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower/tub is a clawfoot style w/wraparound curtain
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Charming 2-Bedroom Condo
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 9 reviews
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 3 stayed for 2 nights. We visited Newport to run the Newport half marathon. The apartment was so much nicer than we expected. Communication with the owners was great and we had no problems with parking or arriving at the unit.

The apartment itself was very cute and had everything we needed. A cozy living room, a kitchen that was stocked with everything we needed (mainly coffee for our early morning before our run).

We loved that it had a full bath downstairs and a half bath upstairs. Air conditioners through the entire unit kept us cool at night. We also loved that the unit had towels, blankets and toiletries, in case we forgot anything.

We loved the decor of the unit and the beds were comfy and we all had tons of space.

It was an easy walk to Easton beach (starting line) and an easy walk to bars/restaurants on Thames Street.

I would highly recommend this rental and would love to stay here again!

Also the owners seem like great people and made sure we had no problems with the unit.

Thanks for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you so much for that thoughtful review!
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Owner confuses historic with horid

  • 1 of 5

You do not get a good first impression upon arriving at this condo. The carpet going up the stairs is filthy. When you get to the apartment it is immediately apparent that this unit has lacked attention for quite some time. It is moldy and hot when you arrive and you have to run the air conditioner for hours before the smell disappears. . From the claw foot bath tub which is stained beyond repair to the bath mat that was filthy. You have the feeling that this apartment has been neglected for years and it is only rented out to generate income and none of the money is put back into maintenance and repairs. The owner is difficult to deal with, and while some effort was made to appease us (The brought us a new bath mat and more ant traps). Yes, I said ants and they were everywhere. The owner said not to worry because they were only sugar ants. maybe she should consider listing them under the amenities section. Do not expect to get any relief from VBRO. The owner called them to complain about our complaints to her, and of course all of our complaints were disregarded. I asked to have my complaint escalated on August 12th. Today August 31st I still have not heard back. It is really a shame because with just a little attention it could be a really nice duplex apartment. Please be careful that anything that you touch in this apartment is dirty, and likely will break. The seats at the kitchen table are broken. The shower rod comes out of the wall. Do not forget the ants. The owners response to every complaint is that the property is listed as historic. I expected historic to mean charming. The owner apparently has a different definition. Historic does not make you expect ants in the apartment. Historic doesn't make you anticipate a moldy smell, or a stained bathtub. You can pay to have the tub re lined. Essentially the conditions are horrible, and you should not spend your vacation dreading coming back to a place you spent money on.

As soon as we saw the place we went to stop and shop to be paper goods and plastic utensils. We were afraid to use anything in the place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great stay all good

  • 4 of 5

All good except upstairs second

Bathroom was half bath . Thought

It also had shower

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The description indicates the condo is 1.5 baths. Sorry the client missed this in the description.
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5

Excellent place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great weekend at this condo! Plenty of room with the 2 floors and everything is provided. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place for a Newport getaway

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend, friends and I had a great time staying here and were able to walk to everything in town. Our hosts were so considerate and checked in a couple times to make sure we had everything we needed...they were so nice and even texted me before we arrived to give me more information about parking, etc. I recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location in Newport!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, historic neighborhood close to everything we wanted. Can walk to many fun and scenic places. Comfy, light and good air conditioning during a hot weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Beach
1.4 Miles
Easton's Beach
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Top of the Hill, Newport - Aquidneck Island

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
June 1
1 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£571
for 2 nights
From
£225
From
£205
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,349
£4,215
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£571
for 2 nights
From
£225
£1,103
£3,560
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.64
Cleaning £75.82
Property Damage Protection £44.73
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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