William Gyles Guesthouse home of the Newport International Hostel
Volvo Race 2015 on Narragansett Bay, Newport, RI
Inn at Castle Hill, Newport, RI
Yacht with helicopter, Newport, RI

About the Hostel

William Gyles House
federal style house, circa 1830

Celebrating 14 years of welcoming guests to Newport, the historic “William Gyles House” is located in the heart of Newport's famed Yachting Village in downtown Newport. This guesthouse is designed specifically with budget-minded, but discerning guests in mind. It is inviting with comfortable accommodations. Inside amenities include a common room and travel book library. Outside amenities include a private deck and yard with garden. Just beyond our guesthouse doors, explore hundreds of years of American history on foot or by trolley. Stroll the waterfront with its wide variety of enticing restaurants and outdoor cafes, vibrant nightlife and eclectic shopping.


What is a Hostel?
A hostel is not just a cheap place to sleep, it's a lifestyle! Come join the fun!


We are listed in travel guidebooks, including:
Lonely Planet USA


*Hostel trends: Read what Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book company in the world, has to say about unique trends in hostels around the world in the online article: The Irresistible Rise of the "poshtel". Three cheers to hostelling!!!


"Hostelling - A Lifestyle" is an article from the International Travel News, a monthly travel publication written by, and for, high-frequency travelers. Newport Hostel owner Merrilee Zellner was interviewed in this article.


This guesthouse is owned and operated by former manager of the HI-Boston Hostel, Merrilee Zellner.

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Newport International Hostel, 16 Howard Street, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, USA  (401) 369-0243 |