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A fresh take on a Newport hotel, The Wayfinder pairs coastal design with home-grown talent to create a mindful and unstrained hotel experience that highlights Rhode Island’s relaxed free-spirited energy.

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Beach house style meets retro hotel elements

"Bright and airy, the retro-inspired foyer, cafe and restaurant were designed to feel like a beach house, with colorful artworks, vintage decorations and wicker seating."

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Boho Chic in Newport

"A coastal gem where dreamy Laurel Canyon vibes come to life (warning: you will want to Instagram everything here)."

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New England Weekending in Style

"Newly reopened and renovated and offering just the sort of vibe we need right now: chill, unfussy, and with a charmingly bohemian flair."

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A Design Lover's Guide to Safe Summer Road Trips

"Traveling safely doesn't mean sacrificing aesthetics - or fun. For a stylish take on the classic New England road trip, start in Newport, where the new 'anti-nautical" Wayfinder Hotel, debuted with rooms individually furnished with vintage touches and local art..."

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The Ideal Summer Getaway

"Unlike most of the New England town, which skews traditional, the vibe at this hideaway is filled with on-trend curvy wicker furniture and enough real plants to make you feel like you're hanging at your coolest friend's vacation home..."

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The Ultimate Newport Guide: What's New and Always Classic

"There's nothing cliche about the seaside decor of this hotel, which is relaxed and stylish with cool tones and vintage elements sourced from antique markets and local artists."

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The Best Last-Minute Weekend Getaway

"Open as a last summer, The Wayfinder Hotel brings the vibrant, local culture of Newport to life."

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Here, There, And Everywhere - A New Newport Hotel

"Say goodbye to stuffy, gilded (and expensive) accommodations and say hello to The Wayfinder Hotel's contemporary take on coastal style."

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Unexpected Color Combinations We're Stealing From This Funky New Hotel

"Although Newport is a quintessential New England town, don't expect to find an abundance of nautical stripes and shiplap at The Wayfinder. Instead, the design team ... was inspired by the natural beauty of Newport's rocky coastline and the warmth of the town itself."

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8 Charming Small Towns to Spend Memorial Day In

"Book a room at The Wayfinder, a dog-friendly hotel that's imbued with a relaxed, free-spirited energy. Soak in the sun at the property's Poolshack and enjoy bites like poke bowls and fresh ceviche."

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Review: The Wayfinder

"With a more favorable price point and a more casual atmosphere than its neighbors, the Wayfinder is the place to stay if you’re looking for an affordable, personality-driven, and Insta-friendly hotel in Newport."

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The World's Best New Hotels: Northeast USA

"Nostalgia for mid-century Americana has made its way to Newport’s yacht-filled harbor."

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On the Road Again

“Pairs coastal design with local talent to create a mindful, relaxed hotel experience that highlights Rhode Island’s free-spirited energy.”

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Coastal Chic, Not Cliche, Guides Newport’s Wayfinder Hotel

"There’s another side to the City by the Sea, one that is less boat shoes and more boho. Rooted in a rich tradition of furniture-making and music."

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The Six Best Northeastern Summer Getaways for 2020

“Newport has long been known as a New England retreat, and this summer it got even more idyllic with the opening of new hotel...”

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The Best Weekend Getaways from Boston

“In a historic resort town where many grande dame hotels can air on the dusty, been-there-done-that side, this...”

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13 Best Road Trips From NYC

“Only a three-hour drive from NYC, Newport is a must-visit for all East Coast road trippers.”

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10 New Luxury Hotels in the US That Are (Finally) Opening This Summer

“Opened in May, Newport’s newest hotel is a true homage to the destination.“

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Hotel Openings to Look Forward to in 2020

”Amenities include an outdoor pool, pet-friendly programming, and a rotating selection of local food trucks serving classic New England bites.”

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