Some of the beach hotels near Misquamicut Beach might actually be located in Connecticut, since the beach is only about a mile away from the border. Additionally, the Rhode Island coastline extends all the way around the point into Little Narragansett Bay and the Pawcatuk River that separates the two states.
This means that Misquamicut Beach hotels are also popular with Connecticut residents seeking quick Rhode Island vacations and getaways. You will also find numerous beach rentals in Misquamicut Beach since the local residents recognize the value of their ocean front real estate and will rent out their homes for periods of time during the peak tourist season. Additionally some of the beach cottages are only used as vacation homes by nonresidents, who will rent them out during the rest of the year. In addition to charming rentals in the historic area of Watch Hill, you will find other beach rentals in Misquamicut Beach that are traditional cozy New England beach cottages as well as more substantial two and three bedroom homes.
The variety of Misquamicut Beach hotels that are available run the gamut, so you are sure to find one that suits both your budget and your tastes. For a touch of history, you might want to consider the classic Langworthy Farm, a Victorian farmhouse built in 1875 on the land of one of the state's first governors. There's a fascinating old family cemetery on the grounds, a shade tree that is the largest Norway maple in Rhode Island.
At Langworthy Farms, you will enjoy a hearty New England breakfast before you head down the road to the beach. An added bonus is that this is one of the beach hotels near Misquamicut Beach that is also one of Rhode Island's wineries. Additionally, you are just over the river from Connecticut's famous Mystic Seaport and one of the Connecticut casinos. You will find several other charming bed and breakfast inns in the area.
Other kinds of beach hotels near Misquamicut Beach are of the motel type. But don't be put off by that term. Many of these are extremely nice, and a couple of them are downright unique. In addition to their budget prices, they are attractive for their locations near the beaches and their many attractions.
While the Sandy Shore Motel (pictured) may look like a somewhat unattractive apartment block, it boasts ocean views from all rooms and is clean, comfortable, and only steps from the beach. Paddy's is also a fairly famous and popular spot. It is one of the area's prime nightlife and dining spots. But if you're looking for beach rentals in Misquamicut Beach you will find this one is quite literally on the beach. Its rooms have their own semi-private, fenced and sandy backyards. This means you have a private spot to enjoy the beach before you walk down to the water and enjoy all the things to do in the area. Other Misquamicut Beach hotels boast names like Sea Shell, Sea Spray, and Tradewinds. Like Paddy's, the Sandcastle Beachfront Inn is located right on the sands of the beach. Rooms do not have cooking facilities, but they all come with a refrigerator.