Newport, Rhode Island Meetings & Events

A year round destination, The Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina is recognized as the premier location for board meetings, client events, team building, and corporate and religious retreats.  

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Stunning Newport, RI Event Venues

If it is stunning views you want, we have you covered. Our waterfront location will provide you and your guests with serenity and calm for ideal focus, while the expansive beauty of Newport Harbor will fuel inspiration and help energize your attendees for a day full of innovation and productivity. If it’s proximity to activities you are after, you will be pleased to know our hotel is adjacent to Bowen’s Wharf and is situated in the heart of historic downtown Newport. Of course, we have plenty to offer you and your group on-site, including Saltwater Restaurant, bike riding, kayaking, paddle boarding and our indoor saltwater pool and saunas. If you need help with coordinating, good news, your event will be assigned to a dedicated team who will help you with every aspect, down to the smallest details. We encourage you to experience the difference at The Newport, where you can expect exceptional service and a truly memorable event.

Meet in Our Sprawling Waterfront Property

Take advantage of our corporate rates and group accommodations when you make our hotel in Newport your meeting destination. All our spaces have natural light to illuminate your event, and we also provide an exquisite banquet menu you can customize to suit your individual needs. From corporate and association meetings to retreats, reunions, and team building outings, you’ll fit right in at our waterfront event space overlooking Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Please view our Capacity Chart here. 

Team building activities include: sailing from our marina with America's Cup Charters, helicopter tours, Newport Gulls baseball game, scavenger hunts, tennis, museums, golf...the options are endless!

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Aquidneck Island Ballroom

Our spacious Ballroom is perfect for receptions, banquets, and conferences. This flexible space near the Newport marina can host up to 200 guests for your special day.

The Marine Suite

Our Marine Suite is a great fit for both social events and meetings as it has a built-in screen, large windows for natural light and a private outdoor deck overlooking the boats and Newport Harbor.  


Saltwater Restaurant provides transitional space that can be arranged for any size group. Your guests will enjoy beautiful, natural light and inspiring views of beautiful Newport sunsets.


Guests can enjoy amenities, such as our bikes, kayaks, and paddleboards.

Saltwater Patio

The Saltwater Patio offers spacious outdoor seating and is the perfect gathering spot for your guests.

Outdoor Spaces

We have a number of outdoor spaces perfect for group gatherings, including our fire pit with Adirondack chairs.

Meeting Room Minimums and Capacities

ROOM Size Rounds Rounds Rounds U-Shape Class room Theater Conference Crescent Rounds Reception
Bailey or Gooseberry 23X25 575 40 18 24 40 28 20 25
Easton's or Surfer's End 29X25 725 50 24 36 50 32 25 35
Easton's + Gooseberry OR Baily +Surfer's 52X25 1,300 100 40 81 110 54 60 80
Easton's + Gooseberry + Hallway OR Bailey + Surfer's End +Hallway 52X36 1,872 130 N/A 102 155 N/A 85 100
Aquidneck Island Ballroom 52X61 3,172 120-200 154 250 84 200
Marine Suite 37X22 814 40/50 27 35 70 30 30/20 75
Marine Suite Deck 13x75 975 70 70
Marina Lawn 30X100 3,000 200 500
Marina Lawn Deck 30x30 900 60 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 120
Saltwater Harborview Dining Room 51x36 1,836 100 130
Saltwater Fireside Lounge 43x26 1,118 80
Saltwater Private Dining Room 19X34 646 30 8 18 25
Guestroom Breakout Space 12x22.8 272 10 8 20
Commodore Suite 24 x 22.8 554 12

Capacity may vary based upon specific set-up requests and audiovisual requirements. Please contact the sales office for more information.

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