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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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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: August 25, 2014, 10:24:45 AM »
I'am planing to be in Newport Aug. 31-Sep. 3 Touro says they only have minyanim till Sep. 1, is there any other shuls in the area? is the only option Providance? How far is it with morning traffic?

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: August 25, 2014, 10:25:06 AM »
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 ?
I can only say I was there last week I experienced bad service!

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: August 25, 2014, 02:25:07 PM »
I'am planing to be in Newport Aug. 31-Sep. 3 Touro says they only have minyanim till Sep. 1, is there any other shuls in the area?
No

is the only option Providance?
Yes

How far is it with morning traffic?
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: August 25, 2014, 02:26:50 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 ?
Really poor service. Your proof: no rooms available.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: August 25, 2014, 02:29:05 PM »
I can only say I was there last week I experienced bad service!
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! 
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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #95 on: August 25, 2014, 03:53:20 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....

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #96 on: August 25, 2014, 04:13:35 PM »
So is it worth to use my 2 Chase free nights on this hotel? getting very confliting reports

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: August 25, 2014, 04:20:18 PM »
So is it worth to use my 2 Chase free nights on this hotel? getting very confliting reports
I guess price wise.
 I used 20k chase points cuz in money it would be $369 a night plus 13% tax plus $30 (or $35 not sure) for parking.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #98 on: August 25, 2014, 05:05:35 PM »
So is it worth to use my 2 Chase free nights on this hotel? getting very confliting reports
I would say no.

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Re: Rhode Island Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: August 25, 2014, 05:12:12 PM »
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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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