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February 20, 2017 / 1:12 am EST
 
 

Lodging

Forty 1° North
 
Forty 1° NorthSep 15, 2010
Taking Newport By Storm
 
 

As a shining example of the revamping of stylish ambiance, Forty 1° North has taken Newport by storm. A rapid riser on the agenda of premier marine destinations, Forty 1° North provides traditional luxury with an eco twist. Some serious eco-friendly accoutrements accompany the traditional high-end menu, such as a full service marina, elegant restaurants, luxurious lodging and a full service corporate events department.

Amenities

In addition to providing pet-friendly accommodations, Forty 1° North also offers it’s guests:

  • 24-hour concierge
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • In-room spa services
  • Evening turn-down services
  • Pre-arrival provisioning service
  • Personal chef services
  • Personal shopping services
  • Baby-sitting services
  • Event planning
  • Tour and cruise planning services
  • Valet parking

Guest Room Accommodations

Breathtaking sunsets and fresh ocean breezes are visible from the stylish cottages and lofts. The enormous windows and balconies in the Suites allow for magnificent views of Newport Harbor and well as Thaames Street. Forty 1° North provides its guests with the option to customize their amenities package by including integrated media systems that range from flat-screen LCDs to iPads. All of the guestrooms and suites include Tempur-Pedic beds, luxurious baths, a complete kitchen, gas fireplace and full wet bar.

Environmentally Friendly Offerings

Forty 1° North has taken considerable effort to make the environment a priority. The newly constructed hotel is LEED-registered and has incorporated eco-consciousness into the architecture, design, and service.  In addition the Eco-conscious amenities and design characteristics include:

An “outdoor-in’ philosophy that takes advantage of the Newport cool breezes.
Floor-to-ceiling south and west-facing windows throughout the hotel to reduce the need for artificial lighting during the daytime.
Highly efficient spray-on foam insulation throughout the hotel to create a highly energy-efficient building envelope.
LED and CFL light bulbs to reduce energy consumption by nearly fifty percent.
Low flow showerheads and dual-flush commodes to reduce water usage by as much as forty percent.
Malin + Goetz bath and spa amenities for their commitment to the environment.
Recycled glass and shells concrete for walkways and plazas thereby reducing the amount of new cement required.
FSC-certified sustainably sourced wood, throughout the hotel.
Each room contains an iPad, complete with paperless directories, menus, and maps.
Daily newspapers delivered via a paperless iPad.
Quick drying Green Earth towels in all guest bathrooms.
Pillows and duvets that are down-free to reduce airborne.

Forty 1° North seems to have struck a cord with the luxury eco-destination traveler. One recent summer visitor noted, Forty 1° North is “Quite possibly the hippest place in the Northeast”

We have to agree. 

For more information or to make reservations at Forty 1° North:

Forty 1° North

351 Thames Street

Newport, RI 02840

401-846-8018

info@41north.com

 
 
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