Frequently Asked Questions


Is the hotel pet friendly?

Hammetts is a pet free hotel.

Is smoking permitted at Hammetts Hotel & Hammetts Wharf?

Smoking is not permitted on our deck or in our guest rooms. A $250 cleaning fee will be applied if guests smoke in their room.

Is there wi-fi and do I need a password?

Complimentary wi-fi is available on The Hammetts Hotel Guest network and no password is required.

Is there a fitness center on property?

Yes, the fitness center overlooks downtown Newport and has cardio equipment, free weights, and a BODYCRAFT all-in-one machine.

Does the hotel have refrigerators or microwaves?

The hotel does not have refrigerators or microwaves in guest rooms or available to be brought to guest rooms.

Are there rooms with two beds or can a roll-away bed be brought to a room?

All guest rooms have either one king or queen size bed in the room and a built-in daybed with extra linen conveniently located in the draw underneath. All suites have a full-sized sleeper sofa.

Is coffee and tea available?

Complimentary Illy coffee and Dammann Tea is available in the lobby daily from 6am-12pm.

What time is check in and is it possible to have an early check in?

Guaranteed check in is at 4pm. However, if you arrive early and a room is available, we are more than happy to check you in. If a room is not ready when you arrive, we can store your bags and park your vehicle until your room becomes available. If you call prior to your arrival, we are unable to confirm an early check in.

How often does the exhibit in the Sarah Langley Gallery Change and how do I purchase art from the gallery?

The gallery exhibits change every three to four months. All inquiries to purchase the artwork can be made via email to


Where should I park my car?

Valet parking with unlimited in/out privileges is available on our property—a real perk during busy seasons in Newport! Parking is $30 per day from November 1st to April 30th and $45 per day from May 1st to October 31st.

Is street parking available?

There is very minimal street parking in Newport and most of the parking is residential or metered parking. Parking lots near the hotel charge a fee for day parking with no in and out privileges and charge additional fees for overnight parking.


Is there shopping and dining nearby?

Hammetts is conveniently located in desirable downtown Newport near plenty of restaurants and shopping. On Hammetts Wharf there are three retailers: Johnnie-O, Holebrook, and Saltzman’s Watches.

Is there a restaurant on Hammetts Wharf?

Yes, Giusto serves up freestyle Italian cuisine and is independently owned by Chef Kevin O’Donnell.

Is breakfast served on property?

The restaurant does not serve breakfast; however, the front desk is always available to recommend places for breakfast that are nearby.


We make it easy
to come together.

We’re big on community, that’s why we made sure to include plenty of common space for our guests to enjoy. Here are some of our rooms that guests, businesses, and locals can rent for everything from meetings to special occasions.