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Treat Your Attendees to a Unique Location in the Heart of Downtown Newport

Complement your meeting by selecting just the right Newport meeting event venue for your agenda and group size. From our grand ballroom to our flexible conference rooms, Hotel Viking can accommodate meetings on a grandiose or intimate scale. An array of indoor / outdoor event space options are available to ensure your attendees walk away from a meeting they won’t soon forget.

Whether it’s an exclusive meeting or corporate event, we’ll ensure your event runs smoothly, as you receive superb onsite catering and the personalized attention of our dedicated staff. Additional amenities for your guests include a rooftop bar and kitchen, award-winning One Bellevue Restaurant, patio and lounge, and an elevated spa experience at Spa Fjör.

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Our Newport Meeting Event Venues

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    Kay Chapel

    Dating to 1859, Kay Chapel in Newport, RI is a beautiful historic landmark and one of the city’s most unique private settings for memorable gatherings.

    1,800 sq. ft.
    Up to 200 guests
  • Pelham boardroom
    Pelham Boardroom

    At 240 square feet in size — and with a capacity for 8, seated conference-style — the Pelham Boardroom is perfect for intimate meetings or exclusive dinners.

    240 sq. ft.
    Up to 8 guests
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    Thames I and II

    Ideal for more intimate events, this flexible 1,500 square-foot space can be divided into two separate rooms of 800 and 700 square feet respectively. Boasting natural daylight and looking out onto our Courtyard, it becomes the perfect venue day or evening.

    1,500 sq. ft.
    Up to 150 guests
  • The Thames room set up for a social gathering
    Thames Room II

    For smaller, more intimate events, the 700-square-foot Thames Room II is a great option. It offers a customizable floor plan, with connections to Thames Room II.

    700 sq. ft.
    Up to 60 guests
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    Thames Room I

    A Hotel Viking venue adaptable for any occasion, this 800-square-foot elegant space can also be combined with Thames Room II for larger events.

    800 sq. ft.
    Up to 90 guests
  • The Bellevue Ballroom set up for an event
    Bellevue Ballroom

    With its high ceilings, intricate details, and an expansive adjacent patio, this Newport, RI event venue beautifully combines natural light with sophisticated elegance.

    4,032 sq. ft.
    Up to 425 guests
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    America’s Cup Room

    Inspired by the history and prestige of the America’s Cup, this venue’s secluded location is ideal for smaller gatherings and events.

    756 sq. ft.
    Up to 100 guests
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    Salons C + D + E

    An inspired venue option for grand events, Salons C + D + E total 3,900 square feet, and can accommodate 350 for receptions or 400 seated theater-style.

    3,900 sq. ft.
    Up to 400 guests
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    Salons D + E

    Able to accommodate 150 for receptions or 200 seated theater-style, Salons D + E are a great combination of venues and total 1,860 square feet in space

    1.860 sq. ft.
    Up to 200 guests
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    Salon E

    Connecting to both Salon C and Salon D, the 966-square-foot Salon E is an elegant and customizable option for hosting memorable events at Hotel Viking.

    956 sq. ft.
    Up to 100 guests
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    Salon D

    At 906 square feet, Salon D is an ideal space for intimate events. It can also easily accommodate larger events when combined with adjoining Salon rooms.

    906 sq. ft.
    Up to 100 guests
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    Salon C

    Able to accommodate up to 200 guests, Salon C is 1,917 square feet of flexible space and can be combined with a variety of adjoining rooms for large-scale events.

    1,970 sq. ft.
    Up to 200 guests
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    Salons A + B + C

    Totaling 3,900 square feet, Salons A + B + C is a great option for grand events. The combined space can accommodate 350 for receptions or 400 seated theater-style.

    3,900 sq. ft.
    Up to 400 guests
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    Salons A + B

    A lovely combination of venues, Salons A + B total 1,860 square feet in space, and can accommodate 150 for receptions or 200 seated theater-style.

    1,860 sq. ft.
    Up to 200 guests
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    Salon B

    For smaller events, the 916-square-foot Salon B is an inspired choice. It offers a customizable floor plan, with connections to both Salon A and Salon C.

    966 sq. ft.
    Up to 100 guests
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    Salon A

    A flexible venue option for any occasion, this 966-square-foot elegant space can also be combined with Salon B and Salon C for larger events.

    966 sq. ft.
    Up to 100 guests
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    Touro Room

    Named in honor of the nearby National Historic Site, the Touro Synagogue, this Newport, RI event venue can accommodate up to 60 for a reception and features natural daylight throughout.

    770 sq. ft.
    Up to 60 guests
  • Round tables set for an event in the Viking Ballroom.
    Viking Ballroom

    Our largest venue, the 5,880-square-foot Viking Ballroom can host up to 500 attendees for a reception, or it can be divided into multiple, flexible spaces. The ideal location for large conferences or breakout sessions.

    5,880 sq. ft.
    Up to 500 guests

Taking Care of You & Your Attendees

In addition to over 14,000 square feet of banquet space and professional catering services, you and your attendees can take advantage of the many distinctive amenities available at Hotel Viking.

Fun for the Entire Group

Gather your team and experience all that Newport has to offer with the benefits of a summer or fall outing. Thank them for a job well done, while strengthening bonds and teamwork within the group. Arrive at Hotel Viking to freshen up, then embark on your pre-selected adventures.

Top of Newport patio with guests

Hotel Viking Adventures

Tour – Learn about the history of the Newport Mansions and how both the upstairs and downstairs lived.
Hunt – Join the scavenger hunt and gather strategically hidden items.
Climb – Take to the ropes, climb the rock wall, and enjoy the view from the top.
Golf – Play 9 holes on a course that overlooks the ocean in Jamestown.
Fly – Take a helicopter tour of Newport and its stunning lighthouses and landscapes.
Race – Sail aboard legendary America’s Cup 12 Metre yachts.

Other team-building activities include art classes at the Newport Art Museum, glass blowing at Thames St. Studio, kite flying at Brenton Point State Park, and volleyball at the beach, followed by a ride on the vintage carousel. The possibilities are endless!

We’ll pack box lunches and cold drinks for you and your attendees. After a day of activities, return to the hotel to refresh and relax in our pool or spa, then enjoy an al fresco dinner in one of our lovely outdoor spaces: the Courtyard, Garden Patio, or Top of Newport.

Please contact our Sales & Catering Department for available dates and pricing at 401-848-4800 or complete a Request for Proposal.

*Per person cost will vary with activity and dinner menu choice.

Our City is Yours to Discover


Show Distances

12 Meter Yacht Charters

sail boat

11 minute walk

Bowens Wharf
Sail with the largest fleet of 12 Meter America’s Cup yachts in the United States or other beautiful vessels!

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40 Steps

40 steps

27 minute walk

This Cliff Walk landmark has been popular with locals and visitors alike since the early 1800s.

Artillery Company of Newport

An old military cannon firing with smoke

5 minute walk

23 Clarke Street
The Company’s museum houses one of America’s most extensive collections of military memorabilia.

Audrain Auto Museum

Exterior of Audrain Museum

8 minute walk

222 Bellevue Avenue
Enjoy an exclusive discount from this Hotel Viking partner that showcases 350+ cars and motorcycles.

Bellevue Nutrition

Bellevue Nutrition Center

11 minute walk

260 Bellevue Ave
Enjoy protein smoothies, energizing teas, and protein coffee in the heart of downtown Newport.

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Breakers Mansion

Exterior shot of the Breakers Mansion

33 minute walk

44 Ochre Point Avenue
The Breakers is the grandest of the Newport summer mansions and a National Historic Landmark.

Breakwater Surf Co.

Breakwater Surf

16 minute walk

438 Thames Street
Bringing the latest trends in surfside shopping.

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Charter Books


6 minute walk

8 Broadway
Founded in 2020, Charter Books’ mission is to cultivate community and a robust local culture through a broad selection of books, programming, and the free exchange of ideas.

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Château-sur-Mer Mansion

Exterior of Chateau-sur-Mer mansion

25 minute walk

474 Bellevue Avenue
This 1852 villa is one of America’s greatest Victorian houses and a National Historic Landmark.

Chepstow Mansion

Exterior of Chepstow Mansion

19 minute walk

120 Narragansett Avenue, Ward Avenue
Built in 1860, this Italianate-style villa houses a collection of 19th century landscape paintings.

Cupcake Charlie's

Counter filled with cupcakes at Cupcake Charlie's

6 minute walk

135 Swinbburne Row Brick Marketplace
This award-winning cupcake bakery deliciously serves up 16 flavors of freshly made cupcakes daily.


DRIPBaR lounge

7 minute walk

227 Goddard Row
Look & feel your best with a range of IV vitamin drips available, catering to every lifestyle. 

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Firehouse Theater

A microphone set up on stage at an event

11 minute walk

4 Equality Park Place
Enjoy comedy improv shows, concerts, and performing acts from inside a former fire station.

Get The Scoop

Get The Scoop

6 minute walk

4 Broadway
Premium handmade ice cream made with only the BEST ingredients.

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Gill Flagship Store

clothing store

12 minute walk

364B Thames Street
Shop for the best of technical sailing clothing and paddlesports range.

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Harper & Tucker

Harper Tucker Shop interior

6 minute walk

146 Bellevue Avenue
Shop contemporary fashion at this unique, local women's boutique.

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Helly Hansen

Helly Hansen store front

6 minute walk

154 Thames Street
Enjoy exclusive discounts from this Hotel Viking retail partner of clothing and sports equipment.

Hill Market

Hilltop Market

1 Bellevue Ave
For quick fare and healthy options, Hotel Viking’s very own café will delight you with freshly brewed coffee, handmade pastries, and on-the-go bites — all made in-house.

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Hotel Viking

Outdoor of Hotel Viking in the daytime

Welcome to the anything but ordinary Hotel Viking, an iconic landmark of Newport hospitality since 1926.

Hunter House

Exterior of the Hunter House.

16 minute walk

54 Washington Street
Built in 1748, this National Historic Landmark is noted for superbly carved woodwork and furniture.

International Tennis Hall of Fame

statue outside the international tennis hall of fame

7 minute walk

194 Bellevue Avenue
A museum with over 20,000 sq. ft. of interactive tennis exhibits, collections, and memorabilia.

Isaac Bell House

Exterior of Isaac Bell House

13 minute walk

70 Perry Street
This National Historic Landmark is one of the best examples of shingle-style architecture in the US.

Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center

5 minute walk

49 Touro Street
The JPT Film + Event Center is a world-class art house cinema in historic Newport, RI featuring first-run movies, theater, live music and more.

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Kilwin's Creamery

A delicious double scoop of ice cream on a cone

7 minute walk

262 Thames Street
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a tasty array of chocolates, ice cream, fudge, and hand-crafted candy.

Kingscote Mansion

Exterior of Kingscote Mansion

9 minute walk

253 Bellevue Avenue
A National Historic Landmark housing the items of four generations of the influential King family.

KJP Flagship Store

Belt from Kiel James Patrick

8 minute walk

Bowen's Wharf
Shop for locally designed fashion and accessory pieces inspired by rugged New England charm.

Kristen Coates

Artwork from Kristen Coates

5 minute walk

152 Bellevue Avenue
An art gallery boutique showcasing “a well curated array of artists, artisans and a bit of vision.”

Little Chateau

Little Chateau interior

6 minute walk

13 Touro Street
Browse a selection of elevated home decor, gifts, accessories and a carefully curated collection of apparel.

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Lucky Dog Resort

An elderly black dog

69 minute walk

599 East Main Road, Middletown
Our official pet partner can take great care of your pet during your stay; special rates available.

Marble House Mansion

Exterior of Marble House Mansion

36 minute walk

596 Bellevue Avenue
A National Historic Landmark and opulent Newport mansion featuring 500,000 cubic feet of marble.

Museum of Newport History

The outside of the Museum of Newport

6 minute walk

127 Thames Street
A National Historic Landmark featuring exhibits, artifacts, guided walking tours, and a gift shop.

Newport Art Museum

The exterior of the Newport Art Museum building

3 minute walk

76 Bellevue Avenue
Housed in two historically significant buildings on three acres and showcasing 600+ artists annually.

Newport Blues Cafe

9 minute walk

286 Thames Street
Newport's best live music scene in the heart of downtown Newport, Rhode Island.

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Newport Charter Group

Camelot boat

21 minute walk

1 Goat Island
A private charter experience. Explore historic Newport Harbor and surrounding waters on the beautiful 33' Camelot.

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Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.

Draft taps at Newport Craft Beer

45 minute walk

293 JT Connell Highway, Middletown
Sample an array of refreshing beverages + receive 10% off your tasting from our brewery partner.

Newport Gulls Baseball

Newport Gulls baseball

10 minute walk

20 America's Cup Ave
Raising the bar in summer collegiate baseball since 2001.

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Newport Helicopter Tours

helicopter over water

11 minute drive minute walk

211 Airport Access Road
A unique way to experience Rhode Island and the coast!

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Newport Mini Golf

Newport Mini Golf

8 minute drive minute walk

40 Valley Road
The ultimate mini golf adventure where smiles are never-ending and putts get your heart racing!

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Newport Tower Museum

The Channing statue in a park with a circular stone tower in the background

3 minute walk

152 Mill Street
This striking, round stone tower in Touro Park features the remains of a 17th century windmill.

Newport Vineyards

Newport Vineyards

10 minute drive minute walk

909 E Main Road
Enjoy local wine, beer, and farm-to-table dining at this beautiful winery.

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One Bellevue Restaurant

One Bellevue Dining room

1 Bellevue Ave
Savor modern and traditional culinary treasures from the sea and land on a healthy and inviting menu featured at the Hotel Viking's One Bellevue restaurant.

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Paradigm Escape Rooms

Paradigm Escape Room Newport

8 minute walk

94 William Street
2200-square-foot immersive gaming facility located in the Historic District of Newport.

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Pilot House

Exterior image of Pilot House

12 minute walk

45 America's Cup Avenue
Head to Pilot House on the Newport waterfront for harbour tour tickets, souvenirs, and more.

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Pulse Newport

TRX equipment at Pulse Gym

10 minute walk

5 Merton Road
Get a free day or class pass from this Hotel Viking wellness partner offering the latest workouts.

Rail Explorers


16 minute drive minute walk

1 Alexander Road
Enjoy an unforgettable scenic ride along historic Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay.

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Redwood Library Children's Books

Exterior of the Redwood Library.

2 minute walk

50 Bellevue Avenue
Established in 1747, it’s home to galleries, sculptures, decorative arts, and a children’s library.

Rhody Surf

Rhody Surf Beach

28 minute walk

175 Memorial Blvd
Catch a wave with surf lessons or rent a surfboard/SUP on Easton's Beach!

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salad bowl by Root Newport

6 minute walk

6 Broadway
Healthy plant-based bites with an emphasis on quality.

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Rosecliff Mansion

Exterior view of the Rosecliff Mansion and it's ornate fountain.

33 minute walk

548 Bellevue Avenue
Modeled after Versailles and the setting for many spectacular Newport parties and Hollywood movies.

Ryan Family Amusements

Ski ball at an arcade

8 minute walk

268 Thames Street
An entertainment center featuring over 50 of the latest and greatest skill and video games.

Save The Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium

Children at an aquarium, pointing at fish in a tank

25 minute walk

175 Memorial Boulevard
This interactive marine science center features 40+ local species, touch tanks, and exhibits.

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Sea Newport

Couple on boat

11 minute walk

31 Bowens Wharf
A Newport yachting experience should be the highlight of your summer!

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Shore Soap Co.

shore soap shop

10 minute walk

302 Thames Street
Handcrafted bath & body shop.

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Sincerely, Eileen

Inside Sincerely Eileen

4 minute walk

65 Touro Street
Wholesome gifts and vibrant greeting cards.

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The Elms Mansion

Experior shot of The Elms Newport Mansion.

14 minute walk

367 Bellevue Avenue
A National Historic Landmark, the estate includes a 10-acre park and elaborate sunken garden.

The Madeline & Rum Runner

The Madeline sailing ship out on the water

9 minute walk

24 Bannister's Wharf
Experience the sights and sounds of the Sailing Capital of America aboard one of these ships.

The Sailing Museum

sail boat display

13 minute walk

365 Thames Street
Immerse yourself at sailing's home port in the heart of Newport, RI.

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Titanium Yoga Studio

guest in Titanium Yoga

8 minute walk

94 William Street
Explore the physical and mental benefits of yoga in an inclusive studio environment.

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Top of Newport Bar & Lounge

BBQ & Spritz Party patio

1 Bellevue Ave
Enjoy sweeping views of Narragansett Bay and historic Bellevue Avenue from Top of Newport — Hotel Viking’s rooftop bar in Newport, RI. finely crafted signature cocktails, wine, draft, and bottled beers, along with a full bar and elevated Newport bar fare.

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Touro Synagogue

The exterior of the Touro Synagogue

3 minute walk

85 Touro Street
This National Historic Landmark is an architectural jewel and America’s oldest synagogue (1763).

Wag Nation

two dogs

9 minute walk

181 Bellevue Avenue
Don't forget to shop for your furry friends on vacation too!

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With Grace and Blaise

With Grace & Blaise

9 minute walk

34 Franklin Street
Unique, handmade, and international items like: Italian silk pajamas, Brazilian sandals, Turkish towels, and hand-dipped candles.

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