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Attractions
Mansions
Tips: More than 2 mansions will most likely become boring. Keep in mind they do not let strollers inside.
The Breakers
Chateau-sur-Mer
The Elms
Marble House
Rosecliff
Green Animals (has a large garden with topiary - bushes formed into different shapes)
Kingscote
Hunter House
Isaac Bell House
Chepstow

Other
Cliff Walk
Thames Glass
Ocean Drive
Thames Street
Harbor cruise
Scooter / Coupe rental
Fort Adams
Touro Synagogue and Visitors Center

Hotels
Newport
Hyatt Regency Now called Gurney's
Hotel Viking
Middletown, RI (several minutes away)
Hampton Inn

Minyanim
Touro Synagogue - They usually only have minyanim during the week in the summer; check the website for times.
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Author Topic: Rhode Island Master Thread  (Read 67850 times)

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #100 on: August 25, 2014, 05:15:19 PM »
Personel experience? just wondering beacuse the paid rate is above $400 for this weekend

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #101 on: August 25, 2014, 05:55:19 PM »
Personel experience? just wondering beacuse the paid rate is above $400 for this weekend
+1 I think that would be the way of calculating it, if this is the time that u wanna go.
Unless ur considering going in other times when it costs approx $130 a night.
I would say no.
-1 as said above, = ur getting $400 worth

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #102 on: August 25, 2014, 06:19:11 PM »
I had am awesome experience.
Would you describe in detail what went wrong?

Maybe they didn't let you make a minyan in the hallway after 11pm. Well, that's not poor service - that's antisemitism!

Ummmm.... not exactly.
I requested "early check-in" arrived there before 3 (official check-in is at 4) they told me room is ready it's on queue just waiting for approval from housekeeper & they'll call me momentarily when it's ready. A long story short waited over an hour! Every 15 min a different excuse every time it was "oh they still didn't call u lemme go check, oh any min now I'm sorry" till around 4:15 she "found out" that the bathroom door is off track & if I don't mind checking in now they'll come to fix it later.
Walked into the room, no sign of king beds I requested & neither of the crib I requested and no sign of an "off track bathroom door" (abviously trumped up excuse!) & the bathroom was dirty on top of all! Flys were flying around.
U be the judge....
Court is not in session?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #103 on: August 25, 2014, 09:29:06 PM »
Court is not in session?
The Court is waiting for the results of the mental evaluation performed on the key witness.
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #104 on: August 25, 2014, 09:40:12 PM »
The Court is waiting for the results of the mental evaluation performed on the key witness.
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #105 on: August 26, 2014, 06:06:23 PM »
The Court is waiting for the results of the mental evaluation performed on the key witness.
I guess the judge really gave up, lol
Though I did get back today 10k points from hyatt upon complaining! So that's not too bad.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #106 on: August 26, 2014, 10:30:14 PM »
By the way I am now in the Hyatt newport I was promised a sweet since I head platinum status I check in and they say nothing available and there is nothing we can do. is this the kind of services Haytt gives ?

Wow my bro in law and sis in law was there for shabbas, checking in on Fri was crazy with two weddings going on... Their room wasn't ready at 4. First they got free $50 for the bar then after another half hour, they gave them a huge suite for two nights.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #107 on: August 26, 2014, 10:53:41 PM »
Wow my bro in law and sis in law was there for shabbas, checking in on Fri was crazy with two weddings going on... Their room wasn't ready at 4. First they got free $50 for the bar then after another half hour, they gave them a huge suite for two nights.
wow I guess it was bad luck for me . They gave us credit for the resort fee for both days for letting us wait for 2 hours to get our room redey

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #108 on: August 27, 2014, 12:14:23 PM »
wow I guess it was bad luck for me . They gave us credit for the resort fee for both days for letting us wait for 2 hours to get our room redey
Oh sorry.

I used my points for them...
When you pay with Hyatt points you are never charged a resort fee..

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #109 on: October 08, 2014, 01:01:44 AM »
So who's being in Newport this chal hamoed???

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #110 on: October 12, 2014, 08:39:58 PM »
Is anyone in rhode island?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #111 on: July 14, 2015, 03:56:43 PM »
Anyone been to Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel? Mainly concerned about accommodations (SPG upgrades etc.) and proximity to Newport attractions. Any other info would be helpful.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #112 on: July 14, 2015, 04:10:15 PM »
Anyone been to Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel? Mainly concerned about accommodations (SPG upgrades etc.) and proximity to Newport attractions. Any other info would be helpful.
It's like a 40 minute drive I wouldn't do it.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #113 on: July 29, 2015, 12:19:43 AM »
How many days do you need to spend in Newport?  Would you recommend staying there over Shabbos?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #114 on: August 02, 2015, 03:56:08 AM »
How many days do you need to spend in Newport?  Would you recommend staying there over Shabbos?
3 days is enough ime.
I was never shabbos but I can't see it being recommended.

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Shabbos in Newport Rhode Island
« Reply #115 on: August 13, 2015, 10:01:01 AM »
I have Friday through Sunday off and I'm thinking of going to Newport to see the mansions. Where do you stay, daven, eat, etc.

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Re: Shabbos in Newport Rhode Island
« Reply #116 on: August 13, 2015, 10:37:37 AM »
Welcome to the forums  http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=196.0
Most topics have their own threads and hopefully you can find the info you need in the link above. If you can't feel free to ask in the the thread...

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #117 on: October 27, 2015, 10:22:06 PM »
Heading tomorrow to Newport on IHG  points break, stuff to do:

The breakers mansion
Touro synagogue
Anything else?
 Any fall foilage in the area to see? Don't mind driving abit.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #118 on: October 28, 2015, 01:01:34 PM »
Heading tomorrow to Newport on IHG  points break, stuff to do:

The breakers mansion
Touro synagogue
Anything else?
 Any fall foilage in the area to see? Don't mind driving abit.
There's a lovely cliff walk behind the breakers mansion iirc

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #119 on: October 28, 2015, 04:27:31 PM »
There's a lovely cliff walk behind the breakers mansion iirc

I think it is gated closed that cliff walk.