Hotel Viking Newport Rhode Island
Awards & Accolades
News Releases

5 Must-See Destinations in the Northeast US
Newport, Rhode Island
Where to Stay: Sleep where guests such as Ella Fitzgerald and John and Jackie Kennedy once stayed at the Hotel Viking. Located on the same road as the famous mansions and just a short walk from the tourist hotspot Bowens Wharf (this is the area to find galleries, restaurants, bars, and shops), the 208-room establishment is part of the Historic Hotels of America...

WhereTraveler® - 21 Top Destination Spas Across the U.S.
Hotel Viking's SpaFjör—Newport, Rhode Island This Gilded Age beauty of a hotel has graced the shore of Newport since the 1920s, but following a massive renovation, the hotel has opened a spa and wellness retreat. The offerings showcase pampering rituals from around the world, providing daylong spa treatments and salt-scrub sessions in a timeless, gorgeous setting.

Best Food Festivals in Small Towns 2015-2016 – From Newport and Naples to the Hawaiian and Caribbean islands, these events are easy to digest.
August 28, 2015
Foodies wanting a satisfying food festival experience in 2015 and 2016 are encouraged to indulge in the following events recommended by chefs and hoteliers. From Newport and Naples to the Hawaiian and Caribbean islands, these events are engaging, educational and easy to digest.

Bubbles & Butlers Package at Hotel Viking Offers Champagne, Butler Service
Newport, Rhode Island – 2014 –Hotel Viking’s Bubbles & Butler package invites guests to live, if just for a weekend, the life of the Cawleys, the decadently rich family from the PBS TV series Downton Abbey. The Bubbles & Butler package is for a two night stay and includes chilled champagne and fresh chocolate dipped strawberries nightly, breakfast in bed daily, nightly turn down service, complimentary parking and Classic Afternoon Tea for two. Rates for the Bubbles & Butler package at Hotel Viking start at $1,200. To book reservations call Hotel Viking at 401-847-3300 or visit

Downton Abbey Inspired Tea Time Returns to Hotel Viking for 2016
Newport, Rhode Island – January 2016 – In celebration of the Season 6 of Downton Abbey, the final season of the award-winning PBS TV series, Hotel Viking will once again offer the special Gilded Age Tea in addition to their regular tea service, a tradition at the hotel since 2005. The Gilded Age Tea is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 4pm from January 3 until March 6, 2016 when the 6th season of the award-winning PBS drama ends. To indulge in the Gilded Age Tea Time, which is $17.95 per person not including tax or gratuity, call 401-848-4824 to make reservations.

Hotel Viking Gives Electric Charge at No Charge
Newport, Rhode Island – November 2013 – Hotel Viking is encouraging guests to go green when driving by installing electric vehicle (EV) charge stations available for guests at no cost. The historic hotel installed a Level 2 charging station that charges a car battery five times faster and provides a charge that can last up to eight hours. With this charging station, Hotel Viking adds another notch in its bedpost for sustainability efforts. Hotel Viking has a series of sustainable practices from the guest room to the dinning room.

Fresh. Local. Fabulous. New Menu At One Bellevue Features Farm and Fish To Table Cuisine
Newport, Rhode Island – 2014 – One Bellevue, Hotel Viking’s celebrated restaurant, has a menu featuring succulent seafood dishes, fresh salads and tender steaks. Developed by Executive Chef Kevin Thiele, the restaurants menu features locally grown produce with organic greens and tomatoes coming from Farm Fresh Rhode Island Market Mobile to locally caught fish guaranteed to be fresh through the Trace & Trust Fish Program. Rhode Island farmers even produce the artisanal cheeses and the restaurant grows herbs including basil, parsley, thyme, dill, cilantro and chives for summer dishes in the garden on One Bellevue’s patio. To indulge in the fresh and delicious offerings, lunch or dinner reservations can be made by calling (401) 847-3300 or 800-556-7126.

Rooftop Lounge Ideal for Summer Fun at Hotel Viking Top of Newport offers Spirits, Stogies, Smooth Grooves + More
Newport, Rhode Island –Top of Newport, Hotel Viking’s rooftop lounge, is the perfect spot to lounge in the warm summer months. Open Tuesday through Sunday throughout the summer, Top of Newport features a full bar, a complete menu with culinary delights off the grill and live entertainment on the weekends. On Wednesdays, Top of Newport hosts ‘Spirits & Stogies’, a special event pairing spirits and cigars. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings Top of Newport features live music with a focus on local bands. For more information, call Hotel Viking at (401) 847-3300 or 800-556-7126.

Hotel Viking Earns Wedding Wire Award
Newport, Rhode Island –2014 – WeddingWire, the nation's leading wedding Marketplace, announced that based on stellar reviews from past newlywed clients Hotel Viking of Newport, Rhode Island earned the prestigious WeddingWire Couples Choice Awards™ 2014, a perfect complement to the 2012 Bride’s Choice Award. Wedded bliss at Hotel Viking starts at $3200 for an elopement package and the Classic Wedding Package, ideal for large wedding parties, starts at $89 per person. For more information on Hotel Viking’s wedding options, please visit or call 401-848-4800

All for Fun and Fun for All this Summer At Hotel Viking
Newport, RI (June 9, 2010) – This summer at the Hotel Viking is all about festivals and fun with a wide variety of local celebrations scheduled. Whether travelers are interested in folk or jazz music, comedy festivals or even a good cigar, the Hotel Viking has it all.

Hotel Viking offers Destination Wedding Getaway Where the Bride Doesn’t Have to Share…or Have a Care in the World!
Newport, RI (Winter, 2010) – The historic Hotel Viking now offers brides all the attention they deserve with their Destination Wedding package…even the honeymoon. This total hotel buyout offers couples everything they could desire including use of the Kay wedding chapel, spa treatments, choice of reception venue and even their choice of honeymoon destinations. This one-of-a-kind, high-end experience includes the following:

Hotel Viking Rated as One of World's Best Hotels on Expedia Insiders' Select List
Newport, RI (May 3, 2010) – Expedia® travelers have ranked Hotel Viking among the world’s best hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select™ list. The list formally recognizes individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, a great overall experience and a notable value. The full list represents only a small percentage of the world’s top hotels from the more than 110,000 hotel properties offered on Expedia.

I Do For Two Elopement at the Hotel Viking
Newport, RI (Spring 2010) – The historic Hotel Viking now offers brides a luxurious yet affordable way to tie the knot. The Elopement Getaway offers couples an attraction option for couples looking to say “I Do” to love and “I Don’t” to stress and high costs.