The Marina at Newport Harbor Island Resort

$3 - $15/ft | 80'+ please Call

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1 Goat Island
Newport, RI 02840
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Check-out before 11:00 AM

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64 Reviews

by SCOTT W. - Verified user on Oct 16, 2023
Sean is always incredibly accommodating !

by Gary R. - Verified user on Aug 29, 2023
Everything was great the Dick master all amenities …see you again

by Bob I. - Verified user on Aug 24, 2023
The Dock Master Shawn is the best!

by Peter A. - Verified user on Aug 22, 2023
Great Marina facilities . Sean made our four day visit a pleasure.

by Paul S. on Aug 15, 2023
The service was outstanding. Sean went out of his way to accommodate us during our entire stay. This is by far the best marina visited this summer in the Northeast

by Richard P. on Aug 11, 2023
Our favorite destination! Sean the dock master is so helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. We love this marina. Thanks to Sean for accommodating us with a great slip overlooking the harbor. We hope to be back this fall!

by Mark P. - Verified user on Aug 07, 2023
Excellent location! Dockmaster (Sean) was fantastic (always checking on his customers and constantly walking the dock to check on things)!

by Wendy D. - Verified user on Aug 06, 2023
Lovely marina with great amenities

by Elizabeth L. - Verified user on Jul 31, 2023
Love it, quiet and away from the bustle of Thames Street

by Joe P. - Verified user on Jul 30, 2023
Was absolutely great. The ammenities. The docks and the dock help are all top notch. The Hotel is beautiful and allowing use of the pool was an added plus. Great place all around.

by David M. - Verified user on Jul 26, 2023
Sam, the dockmaster was outstanding. Only thing that could be better was more reliable wifi coverage at the docks.

by Sandy H. - Verified user on Jul 25, 2023
Perfect stay. Sean is amazing. Accommodations were perfect. Can’t wait to come back!

by George U. - Verified user on Jul 23, 2023
The Dockmaster, Sean, was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and runs the operation exceptionally well. Make sure to avail yourselves of the resort facilities. The complimentary van service and water taxi conveniently take you right to the center of town. We will definitely return!

by Andrew B. - Verified user on Jul 19, 2023
Sean was exceptionally helpful and professional.

by Eric C. - Verified user on Jul 18, 2023
Great place, awesome dock Master and lots of amenities.

by Bryan L. - Verified user on Jul 11, 2023
Great service! 5 Starts! Just wish they dock and resort communicated better. No dedicated facilities for dock/mooring folks. Originally they were going to make us use the pool showers that closed at 6pm… got a security escort to use the spa showers after hour. Otherwise a nice quiet spot away from the hustle and bustle of Newport(1mile walk into town).

by Andy S. - Verified user on Jul 10, 2023
Great location, extremely helpful and friendly dock team and a great stay.

by Kenneth B. - Verified user on Jul 09, 2023
Very nice marina will people are very friendly

by Joseph C. - Verified user on Jul 07, 2023
Sean and his crew are top notch, always willing to help !!!!!

by Chad H. - Verified user on Jun 20, 2023
Sean the Dock master and his entire staff are super friendly! They go above and beyond to make sure we have a have great experience while at the Marina.

by Les L. - Verified user on Sep 21, 2022
Sean the dockmaster is excellent. Very helpful in any and every way.

by Amanda D. on Sep 08, 2022
Great spot and dockhands are awesome!

by Diana K. - Verified user on Sep 06, 2022
The staff and the docks were incredible!! The shower facilities much less so

by Claudio D. - Verified user on Aug 01, 2022
Not as great as the Gurney’s Star Island marina. It was ok, kind of small.

by Janice C. - Verified user on Jul 23, 2022
Gurneys was a great venue. Lots of amenities at the hotel. The dockhands, Sean and Corey went over and above to provide services at the dock.

by Steven B. - Verified user on Jun 28, 2022
Great staff. We had power issues with the new GFI system there. They worked hard and moved me to a non GFI pedestal. The pool was very crowded and not geared to family but a first class facility.

by Steven A. - Verified user on Oct 12, 2021
Sean the dock master was very helpful, the view was gorgeous and the docks were great.

by Garry R. - Verified user on Oct 11, 2021
Was not pleased with the shower facilities.

by Michelle & Joe b. - Verified user on Oct 05, 2021
Todd and Cole were great. Made us feel very welcome. The marina facilities are great and convenience of hotel amenities put it over the top. Will definitely visit again

by Peter V. - Verified user on Oct 26, 2020
Great concrete floating docks with excellent service. Discounted price off season, but still charged resort fee despite most of the amenities were closed. Had a rough night with little protection with northerly winds.

by Christopher M. - Verified user on Oct 12, 2020
Great little marina. The staff were great. Very attentive. Really enjoyed the stay

by Daryn D. on Oct 09, 2020
We had a memorable stay at Gurneys Marina. The marina itself is impressive with no expense spared on the facility. Our shore power was ample and it was the only marina all season that didn't give us any power issues. The resort amenities are great and the onsite restaurant Scarpetta was a real treat. Nothing was any trouble for any of the marina team. John, Sean and Aspen made sure we felt welcome and were well taken care of.

by Christopher H. - Verified user on Oct 03, 2020
The docks and dockmaster is first class. The restaurant and staff have much room for improvement.

by Andy F. - Verified user on Sep 28, 2020
It's always a pleasure to visit this marina. The dock staff are friendly and very accommodating.

by Robert F. on Sep 16, 2020
Facilities were fine. Dockhands were attentive while on dock and helpful while docking. They sure wanted to give us ice. My issues were all preventable by the marina policies and staff. I sent a dockwa chat early afternoon asking for a slip assignment and telling of our ETA. I got no response. At 2:45 I got a text from dockmaster asking when we were expecting to arrive. I responded 4 minutes later telling him when we expected to be there. No response. Called on ch 9 as we approached and was told to stand by. They scrambled to untie a boat they had in our slip. This was after the window in which I said we would arrive. We hovered. After We docked it became clear that though staff was wearing masks they were not enforcing any mask rule on the docks at all. Turning on my underwater lights drew a group of maskless people who hovered around me on the dock. I slipped away as soon as possible but they stayed and fished right off the stern of my boat. We went to dinner. Gate was left wide open All day until 10pm. We were given a code and when we came back from dinner could not open gate. There was no mention of a latch that went through the dock to keep gate from opening. Took a few tries to figure it out. We were not the only ones who struggled. Bush league. When we returned to boat I heard someone in the crowd still fishing off my stern say “ I think he’s staying at the hotel tonight”. At that point I decided to tell them I was turning off the lights and did so. They cursed me. I now know why nice marinas don’t allow fishing. This did not feel like a nice marina to me esp compared to Boston Yacht Haven 2 nights before. They were cheaper and much more professional. I realize the marina can’t choose their guests but simple things like mask enforcement and no fishing rule would have made my stay pleasant. Will not return.

by Anonymous on Aug 28, 2020
As a seasonal slip holders we have a chance to enjoy all summer of the incredible service, care and attention to details by the best dock master Sean and his crew. We feel like a part of Guerney’s family and can’t imagine anything better. The Marina has absolutely great location, you can use the resort amenities and experience unbelievable sunsets, sunrises and anything between. You will be spoiled by constant offer of ice, water, help with docking and boat cleaning. We are very thankful and would highly recommend to anyone from the boating family. You can meet very interesting people, while sitting at the launch chairs located on the marina dock. Thank you for the magic summer - even more appreciated during this unprecedented season.

by Aria O. - Verified user on Aug 24, 2020
Very nice place to dock your boat. We spent two nights with our sailboat. Ideal location near Newport. Beautiful sunset scenery on the lawn. Nice to be able to use the pool and amenities. Unfortunately the showers were closed during our stay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful at the dock. A 15 minute walk to downtown Newport across the goat Island Bridge. The margaritas from pineapple club with the orange summer sunset is to die for.

by Paul Q. - Verified user on Aug 10, 2020
Great spot, Sean the dock master was awesome and got us all moored up. The dock itself is built for aircraft carriers, so solid you don’t feel a thing. Restaurants and pools are great 360 water views. May cost a little more than other marinas in the area but is worth it.

by Leigh K. - Verified user on Aug 08, 2020
Sean ( dockmaster) and Harry & Cole( dockhand) run a great marina and were fantastic in terms of whatever needs boaters may have. Pleasure to deal with and one of the reasons we will be back.

by Jon M. - Verified user on Aug 03, 2020
Great amenities - pool was clean and well kept. No showers at all which was a little annoying. Other than that we had a great stay!

by Christopher E. - Verified user on Jul 28, 2020
Great spot and the guys on the dock are very attentive. One thing to note is that currently (July 2020), there are no showers available due to COVID. This is something that I wish were were told before we committed. We were able to make the best of it and shower on the boat.

by Kevin C. on Jul 10, 2020
We had an amazing stay at Gurney’s! Shawn, Cole and Crew were great and took care of whatever we needed. We will be staying here again next year for sure!

by David H. - Verified user on Jul 06, 2020
Sean put us in the transient slip for 4 days and unfortunately we were exposed to direct waves and wind resulting in excessive boat motion. Even after requesting a move to other slips (which were available), we were not able to enjoy our boat or marina. I cancelled my reservation at Goat Island Marina for Gurney’s but will not make that mistake again. To top off, At the fireside bar, waited 1-1/2 for an entree and was overcharged and could not find waitress. Thanks Gurney’s for a miserable weekend and poor customer service. Won’t be back.

by Scott B. - Verified user on Jul 06, 2020
Shawn,Cole and crew were the best. They give Ritz Carlton service on the docks. As a COO of a multi million $ company one of my absolutes I demand of our employees is a great customer experience. The crew here delivered on all accounts!! Great floating docks, pump out at your slip and ice delivered to your boat. My new favorite marina👍

by Tammy g. - Verified user on Oct 14, 2019
The dock was easy to get to and plenty of space to park larger boats. The views are fantastic and has access to everything you need.

by Jeff H. - Verified user on Sep 18, 2019
Dock master assisted us in navigation to our slip and tying up. Great spot, restaurants if you do not want to get into town and Uber for heading into Newport.

by Patrick C. - Verified user on Aug 29, 2019
Docks are great. New floating cement docks, with great access to pump out, water, electrical service. Hotel is nice too, with multiple dining options, access to pool, gym, etc. MUCH more to offer than the average marina! Contacting them upon arrival wasn’t easy. Didn’t respond to multiple hails on CH 9, didn’t answer the phone listed on the reservation. Dock hand finally showed up to help another boater, and we we able to get his attention. Once we got their attention, they gave us great assistance with lines, and electrical hookup. They helped us get off the dock cleanly at departure as well. So other than getting their attention, pretty decent experience!

by Virginia B. on Aug 25, 2019
Stayed two nights. Beautiful spot and hotel was lovely but not much service on dock. Called via VHF multiple times upon approach with no answer. Finally called hotel who said they would get Dock Master to dock. Still barely any guidance on where we were to go and barely any help docking on a windy day. Two guys from neighboring boats hopped off to help. Dock Master Sean was very accommodating when on dock but not there often. Nobody on docks when we left. Loved the hotel and will go back just for that but service to boaters is definitely subpar. Hotel also did not coordinate well with Dockwa and originally charged us one night which we had already prepaid using app.

by Alan J. - Verified user on Aug 18, 2019
Great facility and staff!

by Michael S. - Verified user on Aug 14, 2019
Upon arrival on Wednesday there was no dockmaster or dock hands to explain the approach or to help tie up. Dockmaster Sean showed up on Thursday and was rude to my daughter. At $410.00 per night, I expected more

by Nancy T. - Verified user on Jul 29, 2019
Very nice facilities. Sean (at the dock) was always INCREDIBLY helpful directing us on how to get into a spot between two multi-million dollar boats. He and the other guys were always willing to help with anything -- filling the ice boxes with ice and taking away garbage. It's not cheap to stay here, but they are very good.

by John M. - Verified user on Jul 28, 2019
Great facility and Sean and his team were very helpful

by Dr. Brian R. - Verified user on Jul 09, 2019
Place is beautiful. Docks are new and great. Only complaint was there weee no dock hands on leaving. I left at 10:00 am and need help from another boat owner next on the dock. For the price of dockage this should not happen.

by Ray G. - Verified user on Jun 09, 2019
Gurney’s continues to raise the bar for guest service. Dockmaster Sean and dockstaff Aspen are absolutely fantastic in every way. They do not just react, but think ahead and ask about potential needs. We will continue to stay here over and over.

by Dr c. - Verified user on Sep 17, 2018
Todd and staff excellent. Fair honest great service. Will be back!!!! Beautiful location

by Jack P. - Verified user on Sep 03, 2018
Most accommodating and professional service I’ve ever experienced as well as a world class facility

by Andrea R. - Verified user on Sep 01, 2018
Very nice ...externally the building is very outdated.

by Bruce W. - Verified user on Aug 20, 2018
Marina and staff were very helpful. Hotel and grounds were very nice. But, marina guests were not allowed to use the shower facilities (which were in the spa). We were directed to outdoor showers by the pool. Also entrance to hotel from marina was through restaurant. Those two issues make you feel like second class at first class hotel. Too bad.

by Richard d. on Aug 20, 2018
stayed there for a short weekend. The staff couldn't have been nicer and more helpful. The floating docks and power were perfect. There's plenty of depth in the water. The gym at the hotel is more than adequate. did not use the spa or indoor/ outdoor pool. The hotel restaurants were very good! It's close to town but not within walking distance. Ubers are readily available. They offer a shuttle however we used our dinghy.

by Fred E. - Verified user on Jul 30, 2018
Facilities are excellent. Great Spa and workout room. Attentive dock crew..New floating docks. Marina is only 2 years old. They have courtesy shuttles to town (new Tesla SUVs). Good restaurants.

by Gloria K. - Verified user on Sep 05, 2017
Great. Really enjoyed it. Marina was fantastic. Gurneys was great.

by Barry M. - Verified user on Aug 23, 2017
Dock master Todd was awesome as was all the marina help. Grady, Kieren, Patrick and Robin. Great place and hotel is a great resort

by George E. - Verified user on Aug 12, 2017
Great place staff was Amazing

by Colleen p. - Verified user on Jul 31, 2017
The marina staff was beyond Amazing! They were there upon arrival to assist with docking, and were incredibly helpful and attentive throughout the stay. The hotel shuttle to fort Adams for Folk fest was beyond expectations! We will Definitely be coming back!!

About The Marina at Newport Harbor Island Resort

Situated on Goat Island and surrounded by picturesque Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, Newport Harbor Island Resort offers the seclusion of a private island while being a short walk from the heart and history of the charming waterfront cobblestone streets of Newport. Our waterfront hotel is centrally located to the area’s abundant attractions and activities, which include great restaurants, landmark mansions, museums, vineyards, golf courses, beaches, state parks, scenic walks, musical and theatrical performances, cruises and more. Delighting locals and visitors alike, Newport’s annual events include nationally acclaimed jazz and folk festivals, regattas, numerous shows and restaurant weeks in spring and fall.

Expansive grounds offering 360-degree water views provide an ideal setting for our various dining options, entertainment, wellness, waterfront spa treatments, family fun, and secluded shoreline cocktails featuring the best sunsets in Newport. Because we offer 257 guest rooms and more event space than any other property in Newport, Newport Harbor Island Resort is a popular destination for all sorts of stylish business and social gatherings, as well as truly memorable weddings Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, staying for a weekend or a week, we think you will love our gorgeous location, in the “City by the Sea.”

Booking Info

$20 resort fee per night, added to every reservation.

For vessels over 80', please call as our availability and pricing changes contingently.


  • Water
  • Electrical


  • Wireless Internet
  • Pumpout
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Ice
  • Security
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hotel/Lodging
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center
  • Floating Docks
  • ATM



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