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Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

2 stars
351 West Main Rd., Middletown, RI 02842-6309
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
89 reviews
Warm, welcoming and wonderful!

Loved how friendly and helpful the staff is. The whole property was clean. The room had everything... See full review

  • Univeristy Mom
  • Apr 6, 2014
Xmas Getaway

Close enough to town to see all the Xmas decorations See full review

  • Kathy former Newporter
  • Dec 24, 2013
Value property with renovated guest rooms, Wi-Fi near downtown Newport
The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown has recently renovated guest rooms. The hotel boasts an indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. The hotel offers guests free high-speed Wi-Fi, laundry services (fees apply), a video game area and airport shuttle (fees apply). The hotel welcomes pets (fees apply) and sits within walking distance to shops and restaurants. A family restaurant is attached to the lobby of the Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown. Business guests make use of the business center and in-room work area.

 

Highlights
  • Business center
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness center

Rooms
The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown has recently renovated guest rooms with a soft and warm color palette of creams, greens and earth tones. Rooms boast beds with thicker mattresses and crisp white linens. All accommodations have free high-speed Wi-Fi with remote printing, in-room safe and coffee maker, TV with free HBO, pay-per-view movies, two phones and a clock radio with alarm. Guests work at the large desk. Bathrooms have massage showerheads and hairdryers. Deluxe rooms have a microwave and mini-fridge, a welcome snack and deluxe bathroom products.

Features
The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown is located next to a shopping center with more than 80 stores and restaurants. It also sits just a few miles from downtown Newport and other area attractions like the mansions along Bellevue Avenue and Tennis Hall of Fame. The hotel boasts a heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. Guests dine at the adjacent family restaurant (and enjoy a discount at lunch and dinner) or read the complimentary newspaper each morning while enjoying in-room coffee. The Howard Johnson Inn Newport Area/Middletown offers guest laundry facilities (fees apply), a video game area and business center. On-site parking is free. The hotel welcomes pets in some rooms (fees apply).

 

Transportation
  • T.F. Green International Airport (16.2 mi/26.1 km)
  • Logan International Airport Boston (60.7 mi/97.8 km)
  • Airport shuttle (fees apply)

 

Attractions
  • Newport Vineyards (1.6 mi/2.7 km)
  • Bowen's Wharf (2.1 mi/3.4km)
  • Tennis Hall of Fame (2.2 mi/3.6 km)
  • Cliff Walk (2.3 mi/3.7 km)

 

Business
  • Business center
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Services
24 hour front desk
Guest laundromat
Express checkout
Security
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
Porters
FAX
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Microwave
Over sized rooms
Cribs available
Ironing board

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Hotel Map

41.5153 -71.3011
Area description
Business district

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (89)

Ratings and reviews for Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
89 out of 89
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4.3
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.2
Value:
4.2

94% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Andre76
Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
Jul 28, 2014

Great solution for family or group of Friends

Very large, clean and quiet rooms. The staff was very welcoming and nice in answering to my requests. It does't have the charm of a B&B in the heart of Newport but it's good value for money just a 10 minutes drive from where the action is.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Corner Cafe' on Broadway. One of the Best Breakfast I have had in the US so far

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Raavan
Chicago, Illinois
Jul 7, 2014

Good service

The service was prompt. The major cons are distance from the newport downtown and a significant price hike during the long weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The applebees next door is internally connected

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Vin B
Corning NY
Jun 23, 2014

Nice Stay

The front desk staff were very nice and helpful. We stayed in a pet friendly room and it was clean and comfortable

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Obriens Pub and Diegos on the Wharf are pet friendly

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Univeristy Mom
MIddletown, RI
Apr 6, 2014

Warm, welcoming and wonderful!

Loved how friendly and helpful the staff is. The whole property was clean. The room had everything we needed. The indoor pool and Jacuzzi, grab and go breakfast, flat screen TV and beds were all to our liking. Exactly what we wanted and the room was very comfortable and safe. We also felt the location was ideal for our purposes. Will definitely return on our next trip to the area!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

The area this property is located in has everything we needed and wanted.

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Crawdaddy
Plymouth, Ma
Feb 19, 2014

Great place to stay!

I go here often, it's no secret the place is clean, comfortable, affordable, good location, and the staff is always friendly & welcoming.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Near Newport attractions ,Casino, lots of dinning, & shopping.

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
40thBdayTraveler
Massachusetts
Jan 22, 2014

Great weekend, great home base

A quick weekend getaway for us, we chose this hotel because of proximity to Newport and value. Rooms were large, clean, and cozy. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The indoor pool was fantastic especially when the temp outside was 15!!! Great value hotel...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Try the Blue Plate Diner down the street ... Food is terrific! Gumbo was out of this world! Also, Ma's Donuts farther down was a real treat. Fresh donuts and open 24x7!!!

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Biiilllayy
portsmouth, ri
Jan 3, 2014

fun night for kids

It's a tradition for us to stay at Ho Jos on New Year's Eve, then watch the Polar Bear Plunge at Easin's Beach

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kathy former Newporter
New York, NY
Dec 24, 2013

Xmas Getaway

Close enough to town to see all the Xmas decorations

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Nice breakfast

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Magagoo
Concord, NH
Nov 30, 2013

Great place for the price

Great value. Very close to Downtown Newport. A shopping plaza and a lot of restaurants within walking distance. The only bad thing is if you do not like dogs you need to tell them. They have a section of the hotel which is dog friendly. I love dogs but their are those who do not.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Christmas Tree Shop right around the corner

Review of Howard Johnson Newport Area/Middletown

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dolor
USA
Nov 11, 2013

Affordable with wonderful accommodations

Clean rooms with comfortable beds, nice sized room. We love Newport and will come to Howard Johnson's again. That's was our first time staying here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
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