The Vanderbilt | Newport | Rhode Island

Property Description

One of Newport’s best-kept secrets Originally built-in 1909 by Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt, a scion of the Vanderbilt family, the property is a vintage Newport mansion meticulously restored to its former glory, just minutes from the charming waterfront. Come for elegant fireplaces and museum-quality artwork in the lobby entrance, Christy’s Gallery and Snooker Room—along with pampering worthy of any railway baron. In the summer, enjoy exquisite dining on the Garden Terrace and evening drinks along our popular rooftop bar with sweeping views of Newport Harbor.


A fresh spin on seaside sophistication, plus stellar views across Newport, including of the Historic Hill neighborhood.


There’s plenty of room to spread out in these generously sized suites that range from 400 to 2,000 sq. ft. All feature a plush sitting area and views that look onto our private Garden Terrace or the historic downtown and Newport Harbor. Accessible rooms available.



Channel a glamorous era gone by with sumptuous dining and drinking experiences in the atmosphere of an exclusive private home. You’ll revive the Gilded Age with a single cocktail at The Bar, savor a taste of New England in each beautifully presented dish at The Gwynne revel in our lush and intimate Garden Terrace, and take in the best sunset in town from our popular Roof Deck.

The Gwynne – Come here for classic and contemporary cuisine that showcases New England’s exceptional bounty. Dine on artful, inspired dishes, many of which are cooked to perfection on the grill, including salmon with lardons and charred brussels sprouts, and apple barbecue pork belly with cauliflower panna cotta and shaved radish. In the summer, dine al fresco in the beautiful Garden Terrace.

The Galley – In-Room Dining – Dine like a Vanderbilt in the comfort of your room. Please see our In-Room Dining Menu to order Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner at your convenience. Wake up like a Vanderbilt with Lobster Benedict or Buttermilk Pancakes, and enjoy our seasonal menus made from local ingredients throughout the day.

The Knot Bar – Relax in the timeless elegance of The Bar, sipping classic cocktails like an expertly crafted Manhattan or savoring a smoky, peaty single-malt whiskey while enjoying the sounds of the Jazz Age.

The Garden at The Gwynne – Enjoy the spectacular Newport weather in our seasonal Cocktail Garden surrounded by lush plantings. Indulge in signature cocktails and boozy popsicles infused with juices and botanicals, exclusively created by our resident mixologists.

The Roof Deck – Discover one of the highlights of summer at The Vanderbilt and Newport’s best-kept secret. Our Roof Deck is one of the few places in the city to enjoy a beautiful New England sunset over the harbor while enjoying a glass of champagne or your favorite cocktail. Lounge back on an Adirondack chair, and watch the sun dip below the horizon, turning the sky a brilliant shade of orange.



Relax and restore body and soul with a visit to our exquisite treatment rooms, sauna and steam showers. Indulge in a unique hot stone massage that uses stones washed under the breaking waters of the Atlantic Shoreline and a signature body treatment that incorporates natural botanicals and seasonal fruits. Warmed by a cozy fireplace, the Duet Spa Suite is ideal for couples, mother-daughters or best friends who wish for a tandem treatment.

  • Views of the Historic Hill homes
  • 400 sq.ft
  • King or queen-sized bed and a small sitting area
  • Clean, modern design
  • Mini bar experience
  • 500 square feet
  • Studio style suites
  • Mini bar experience
  • Some with ability to connect to other suites
  • Each room has its own character
  • Separate living and sleeping space
  • Variety of room locations and views
  • Some offer high ceilings
  • Some with partial water views
  • One of them has a wood burning fireplace
  • Views of the Garden Terrace
  • Pull out sofa bed
  • Views of both Main Street and the Garden Terrace
  • Dining area
  • Living Area
  • Master with shower and separate tub
  • Guest Selected Fragrances
  • Mobility & Hearing accessible
  • Accessible tub with grab bars
  • Visual fire alarm, visual telephone ring signaler, outlet within 4 feet of the phone for TTY use
  • Toilet w/grab bars
Basic Details
Property Type : Resort
Listing Type : Resort

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