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Touro Synagogue - They usually only have minyanim during the week in the summer; check the website for times.
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« on: June 19, 2008, 01:05:32 PM »
Going to Newport RI next month. Anyone know of any kosher restaurants(not the kosher B & B), or a place to get a minyan?
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Re: Going to Newport RI
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2008, 05:57:49 PM »
The Touro synagogue will have regular minyanim starting next month. Its the oldest synagogue in the US, and the tourists who come during the summer are enough to make it a functioning minyan.

As far as Kosher food, its kind of hard. Last I was there (a couple of years ago) there weren't really any kosher restaurants, however there IS a kosher bed and breakfast which was interesting.

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Re: Going to Newport RI
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2008, 06:13:50 PM »
I was there a few years ago- I think the closest Kosher food is in Providence, about a 45 minute drive.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2010, 11:47:05 AM »
I'm looking into Newport for a short getaway. (Just one night I think.) Anyone have any hotel recommendations? I'm looking at the Hyatt there, tho its a little $$$, because we are not really the B&B type. (Are there any good Hyatt deals out there nowadays?) If anyone has been to Newport recently and has any suggestions for accommodations or activities, I'd be glad to hear them!

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2010, 11:51:33 AM »
I'm looking into Newport for a short getaway. (Just one night I think.) Anyone have any hotel recommendations? I'm looking at the Hyatt there, tho its a little $$$, because we are not really the B&B type. (Are there any good Hyatt deals out there nowadays?) If anyone has been to Newport recently and has any suggestions for accommodations or activities, I'd be glad to hear them!

 Middletown,RI is a couple of miles North of NP and has alot of motels some even have coupons on www.roomsaver.com , but Id call to see if they accepting them as they fill up very fast this time of year.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2010, 01:50:14 AM »
I was in Newport last summer. We stayed at Hotel Viking, which is not too bad (we got it through priceline). Shlepped all the food from NY as there was nothing there... Touro synaogue had minyan while I was there... I chose the Viking as opposed to the Hyatt because it is a short walk to the town center and close to everything.
Overall, its a nice place, but a little overrated..

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2011, 07:15:11 AM »
Take a Newport cruise - http://www.dealfind.com/boston/

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2011, 05:59:10 PM »
Middletown,RI is a couple of miles North of NP and has alot of motels some even have coupons on www.roomsaver.com , but Id call to see if they accepting them as they fill up very fast this time of year.

 Try looking at Hilton.com , marriott.com , priorityclub.com and play around with different codes to see what if any discount maybe offered Wydham.com etc

I stayed in a holiday inn 12 minutes from newport was very impressed for a holiday inn I think it might have been Middletown.
( i've been to many hotels and I rather big and clean rooms , then small and old rooms  but are supposed to be "fancy"  (that have mold.....
They even had a pillow menu.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2011, 08:33:56 AM »
Anyone know of secluded swiming spots in the newport/providence area?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2011, 11:16:29 AM »
I stayed at the Best Western believe it`s in Middletown, never seen such a big room @ BW before. It was $60 a night.  Really enjoyed renting a TosTos was pretty cheap too. We drove around Scenic Dr
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2011, 02:16:04 PM »
I stayed at the Best Western believe it`s in Middletown, never seen such a big room @ BW before. It was $60 a night.  Really enjoyed renting a TosTos was pretty cheap too. We drove around Scenic Dr
Do you mean to say you were able to swim there?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2011, 03:07:08 PM »
no, i didn`t check if they have a pool as i was out the whole day. Also i would advise you to walk the cliff walk very nice and beatiful views.
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2011, 04:26:47 PM »
Did you read my post?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2012, 02:59:02 AM »
Anyone know if there is a minyan out here today? And stuff to do here?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2012, 08:53:46 AM »
Are you looking for Newport or Providence?
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