The 10 Absolute Best Places To Stay In Rhode Island For An Unforgettable Getaway

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It’s not hard to find somewhere awesome to stay in the Ocean State. With a world-class resort like the Ocean House or hotels like the Castle Hill Inn and The Brenton Hotel, it’s quite easy to have a staycation here. But some of us don’t want to stay at a hotel and prefer to rent either a cabin or a house for a night or so. So, we put together a list of some of the best places to stay in Rhode Island. Which one will you pick for your next staycation?

Best Affordable Places to Stay in Rhode Island

It shouldn’t be expensive to have a getaway and we found a couple of rentals that are very budget-friendly. Less than $100 each per night, you might be able to afford to get away for a night or two.

Best Places to Stay in Rhode Island for Families

Family is very important to Rhode Islanders and so are family getaways. But if you’re stuck on where to go on a family vacation (or staycation), check out these rentals that both adults and children alike will love.

Best Romantic Places to Stay in Rhode Island for Couples

Have an upcoming anniversary or just need a getaway with your sweetheart? These rentals are perfectly romantic for couples and even have their own private hot tubs!


Best Places to Stay in Providence

The capital city of Providence is known for its food scene (especially world-class Italian cuisine), culture, and entertainment. You can go shopping on Thames Street, at The Arcade (America’s first mall), or at Providence Place Mall; take in a play or a musical at Trinity Repertory Company or the Providence Performing Arts Center; or attend a concert or sporting event at Amica Mutual Pavilion. Additionally, you can visit the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, see the Brown University campus, or take a walk along the waterfront. Time your getaway right and maybe you can even attend Providence’s WaterFire. Here are some of the best places to stay in Providence.

Best Places to Stay in Newport

The city of Newport has long been a coveted place to stay. With so much to offer, including gilded age Newport mansions along Ocean Drive, the shops and restaurants along Thames Street, the hotels on Goat Island, the beaches, the Cliff Walk, historic Fort Adams, Newport Harbor, the International Tennis Hall of Fame, and its world-renowned sailing community, it’s no wonder why Newport has been a playground for the rich and famous over the years. And if you would like to spend the night in this city, here are some of the best places to stay in Newport.

So, which of these best places to stay in Rhode Island would you like to book? Where do you enjoy taking a getaway in the Ocean State? Let us know in the comments.

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Best Places To Stay In Rhode Island

January 22, 2023

What are the best unique hotels in Rhode Island?

The best unique Rhode Island hotels include the following 11:

  • Ocean House in Watch Hill, Westerly
  • The Chanler at Cliff Walk in Newport
  • Club Wyndham Inn on the Harbor in Newport
  • Weekapaug Inn in Westerly
  • The Brenton Hotel in Providence
  • Omni Providence Hotel in Providence
  • Newport Marriott in Newport
  • Dye House in Providence
  • Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel in Providence
  • Spring House Hotel in New Shoreham, Block Island
  • Hotel Providence in Providence

These are some of the best hotels in both Rhode Island and New England. Whether it’s an indoor pool or other on-site amenities you’re after, you’ll find what you’re looking for at one of these exquisite hotels.

Where are the most unique getaways in Rhode Island 

Some of the most unique getaways in Rhode Island include the following:


And check out these Airbnbs for the ultimate getaway in Rhode Island.