Hotel Viking, Newport, RI - Newport, Rhode Island - Downtown Hotel Offers Ample Event Space and Full Fitness and Spa Services

The Hotel Viking, Newport, RI, is located in the center of this southern New England resort town at number 1 Bellevue Avenue at the top of the Historic Hill. It is 27 miles from Providence and about 60 miles south of Boston.

It has a boutique hotel feel despite it holding as many as 209 rooms and suites in this building that dates from the 1920s. It takes its name from local belief that Vikings landed here some 1,000 years ago.

Guest room amenities include high speed WI-Fi access to internet, Web TV and flat screen TV sets as well as marble baths. Refrigerators for rooms are available as are cribs.

There are dry cleaning services at the hotel.

Pets are welcome here and there is special canine room service. There is a one time cleaning fee for guests with pets.

The Hotel Viking, Newport, RI, has a restaurant that caters to business diners and thus pledges a 45 minute start to finish meal. It is open 3 meals a day and for afternoon tea. Many other dining options are also available in the hotel's vicinity.

There is a Fitness Center which is open from 6 AM - 11 PM, with cardiovascular equipment and weights. There is also an in-house spa, SpaTerre. Adjacent to the spa are the swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

The Spa provides individual relaxation services and treatments but also offers vacation and day packages. It has its own spa menu of light cuisine which can be ordered for delivery for an additional charge.

The hotel offers a number of packages and discounts throughout the year. They include sight seeing at several of the nearby Gilded Age Mansions, sailing and a Spa package as mentioned above.

The Hotel Viking, Newport, RI, offers 13,000 sq. ft. of event and meeting space in 10 different rooms. The largest of these facilities is the Viking Ballroom with 5,600 sq. ft. and a capacity of 600 people maximum at a reception and 300-350 for a down banquet.

While a historic setting, the hotel has all rooms ready for internet access. Conference managers can be provided by the hotel to assist in planning and running a business event here and audio/visual equipment can be rented from the hotel.

There is also a 24 hour access business center in the hotel.

A Green Meeting package offers recycled paper and organic foods for meetings. Gifts and group amenities can also be ordered in advance through the hotel for an event held here. The hotel is also specialized in weddings and has a team of experts to assist with the planning details for nuptial events.

Hotel gift certificates are available and can be used in payment or partial payment of accommodations, dining, the spa or any other services provided by the Viking for a charge.

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