Newport is the place to be in summer. There are incredible food festivals including the Great Chowder Cook-off and incredible musical artists on stage just about every weekend.
(PRWEB) May 20, 2014
Musical performances by Gregg Allman, Barenaked Ladies, the Beach Boys, YES, Ziggy Marley, and many more are scheduled for Newport this summer and Hotel Viking, perched atop Newport’s Historic Hill overlooking the waterfront town, is the perfect location to enjoy the stellar line up of music concerts. It is close enough to get to the venues with ease – and far enough to enjoy the peaceful calm Hotel Viking offers in its plush guest rooms, full-service spa and award-winning restaurant. Rates at Hotel Viking, a historic luxury hotel with a full-service spa and award-winning restaurant, start at $349 for a standard room and $529 Mansion Suite. Live music is also available Friday and Saturday evenings at Hotel Viking’s rooftop bar “Top of Newport.” Reservations can be booked by calling 800-556-7126 or book directly on the website at hotelviking.com.
“Newport is the place to be in summer,” says Marlen Scalzi, Director of Sales and Marketing for Hotel Viking, “There are incredible food festivals including the Great Chowder Cook-off on June 7, incredible musical artists on stage just about every weekend, and the best comedians including Bill Cosby who will be performing in town August 17. There is so much to see and do – it is wonderful.”
For a list of musical acts headed to the "Newport Concert Series" at the Newport Yachting Center, an open-air concert and event venue walking distance from Hotel Viking, visit http://www.newportwaterfrontevents.com. For information on the Newport Folk Festival (July 25-17), visit http://www.newportfolk.org and for information on the Newport Jazz Festival (Aug 1-3), visit http://www.newportjazzfest.org.
In addition to the voluminous number of events happening in and around the town of Newport, Hotel Viking offers a line-up of relaxing events at Top of Newport, the hotels popular rooftop lounge which is open Wednesday – Sunday from 4pm until 10 pm starting Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Live music is performed from 5pm until 9pm Friday and Saturday nights. Every Wednesday at Top of Newport is Spirits & Stogies night that offers superior cigars paired perfectly with high quality spirits and food bites.
Hotel Viking, a member of Historic Hotels of America, features 208 guest rooms; the luxurious SpaTerre; fine dining at One Bellevue; over 14,000 square feet of meeting space; a historic chapel; a 24-hour business center; an indoor pool/whirlpool; and fitness center. For more information and reservations, please call Hotel Viking at 800-556-7126 or visit http://www.hotelviking.com.