Newport Hostel - William Gyles Guesthouse, Newport

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We have dorm accommodations in beautiful, historic City by the Sea, Newport, Rhode Island. Overnight rates start at $29 per bed per night(seasonal rate).

While you're in town visit one of the glorious mansions of the Gilded Age, go on a self-guided walking tour of Colonial Newport, or stroll along one of the areas lovely beaches.

The hostel is located in the heart of Newport's thriving waterfront and nightlife in a newly renovated historic home known as the William Gyles House. The address is 16 Howard St. Discount tickets are available to selected historic sites. Free Internet and free parking are nearby.

The dining room/common room is packed with Newport and travel information and other reading materials. The modern common kitchen is equipped with essentials.

This hostel is owned and operated by former manager of the HI-USA Boston Hostel, Merrilee Zellner.

Location and Contact


• For comprehensive directions to the hostel visit
• Walking directions to 16 Howard Street from Newport Transportation & Visitor Information Center: The Transportation & Visitor Information Center where you will arrive if coming by bus is on America's Cup Avenue. Keeping the water on your right walk about 1/8 mile to where America's Cup feeds into Memorial Drive. Thames St. will be on the right. Take a right on Thames St. Continue straight for about 8 blocks. When you see a pizza shop on the left you have reached Howard St. Take a left. 16 Howard St. is the large blue house with black shutters - third house on the left.
• By Bus to Newport: Bonanza Bus lines service Newport. From Boston take Bonanza Bus from South Station. From any other location take bus to Providence then take a Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority (RIPTA) bus to Newport.
• By car to Newport: From points north – 95S, exit 4S (south of Providence), to 138E to Newport. From Cape cod – 6W to 195W, to 24S, to 138E to Newport. From points west – 95N to 4S (just before Providence), to 138E to Newport.
• By Train, then bus to Newport: Take AMTRAK train to Providence. Change to Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority (RIPTA) bus for Newport.
• By air to Providence: The T.F. Green airport outside of Providence, RI, is the closest airport to Newport. The best way to get to the Newport Hostel from the airport is by a minivan shuttle service run by Cozy Cab. Cost from airport to Newport is $25 one way. For reservation call 1-800-846-1502 if out of the area or 401-846-2500 if in Rhode Island. Ask them to drop you off at the Marriott Hotel in Newport then walk to the hostel. For more information visit:



Address: 16 Howard Street, Newport, Rhode Island, USA

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Phone Number: +1 (401) 369-0243
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Facilities and Amenities

Older travelers (+50)

Solo Traveller



City Tours

Lockers in Rooms

Luggage Storage


Safe Deposit Box


Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Wi-Fi in Rooms

Bike Rental

Lockers in Lobby

24 Hour Security

Book Collection/Exchange

Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking

Hot Showers



Lounge Area

No Bunkbeds

Outdoor Seating

Power Point/Sockets in Rooms

Airport Pickup

Wheelchair Accessible


Service Animals

Genders: Males & Females

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age with Parent (dorms): 15

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: 7 nights

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: Seasonal Open/Closed Dates

Reception Hours: 8 AM - 10 PM (08:00-22:00)

Size: Small (less than 30 beds)


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