Welcome to Gardiner House
Inspired by its namesake family’s 1860s Newport home, the 21-room hotel was completed in 2023 and sits on the water on Lee’s Wharf, steps from the famed Thames Street in Newport, RI.
A picture of Newport
Gardiner House is a luxury boutique waterfront hotel intentionally designed to welcome guests into a classic Newport setting that celebrates the iconic town’s art, music, history, drink, and love for entertaining.
It’s a hotel that moves like a friend’s home, full of art and character.
The location off Thames Street – in the heart of Newport and amidst dining and shopping – is serene and energetic at the same time.
Rooms & Suites
Guest rooms are thoughtfully appointed and beautifully designed, boasting 14-foot ceilings and stunning harbor views in some rooms, and others opening to private terraces and beautiful seascapes.
From fine architectural details and mini-bars brimming with sweet and savory treats – to sumptuous beds, every room is a seaside indulgent oasis.
All rooms come with custom marble vanities, rainfall shower heads, smart TVs,
Matouk linens and towels, clothing steamers, and luxurious toiletries from Ortigia.
Signature Suite445 sf, sleeps 2
Designed to delight and surprise even the most discerning guests. Our largest suite includes a luxurious, oversized bath with shower and bathtub — and a furnished balcony with incomparable views of the Newport skyline.
Grand Suite475 sf, sleeps 4
A versatile suite, befitting its name, perfect for a family or group of friends. With two king beds, a plush daybed, and a dining table, all you need to do is stretch, relax, and indulge in true ease.
IYRS Suite (International Yacht Restoration School)470 sf, sleeps 2
Delightfully oversized and boasting a Juliette Balcony. Enjoy a front row seat to the Newport skyline, harbor views, and fresh ocean breezes.
Suite365 sf, sleeps 2
Our generously sized suites are designed for serenity, a peaceful night’s sleep, and renewed energy for everything you want to see and do.
Premier350 sf, sleeps 2
Savor gorgeous views of the International Yacht Restoration School and Newport Harbor whilst reading a book — or simply relaxing — from the comfy window seats.
Deluxe325 sf, sleeps 2
Soothing decor and a plush king mattress invite serenity. Opulent, 14-foot ceilings bathe the room in natural light and create a spacious, airy feeling that instantly calms and rejuvenates.
Bursts of laughter. Martinis shaking. Lifelong friends.
Charismatic new characters. Favorite stories told.
New stories unfolding.
For Every Occasion
Gardiner’s collection of indoor and outdoor spaces offer unmatched views, unique vantage points, distinctive style, and more than 6,000 square feet of blissful enjoyment for hotel guests — and for gatherings of up to 220. From fantastic fêtes and executive retreats to bridal party weekends and best friends getaways, our beautiful, thoughtfully designed spaces exceed every need and elevate every occasion.
Gardiner BallroomSpectacular 2400 SF with unmatched panoramic views of Newport Harbor.
Reception Capacity: 330 guests Seating Capacity: 220 guests
Sun Room750 SF. A sunlit solarium with floor to ceiling west-facing windows and extraordinary views of Newport Harbor and IYRS. Perfect for intimate gatherings and celebrations in any season.
Reception Capacity: 110 guests Seating Capacity: 75 guests
May be used in tandem with The Gardiner Ballroom.
Harbor Lawn3500 SF. A private, lush, hidden, waterfront lawn on the most prominent part of Newport Harbor with awe-inspiring west-facing water views and views of IYRS to the south.
Reception Capacity: 400 guests Seating Capacity: 220 guests
Studio BarArguably the hotel’s signature room, the Studio Bar is a cozy, art-filled space with a timelessly chic character. Featuring an intimate, stylish bar, working wood fireplace, and carefully crafted cocktail menu, this inviting 750 square-foot space seats up to 50 guests.