You won’t find any hotels right in Wickford, but there are several within a 20-minute drive. These hotels are also a short drive from Providence, Newport or the South County beaches.
TownePlace Suites by Marriott
This fairly new hotel is just 10 minutes north of Wickford on Route 1, across from a convenient shopping center. It has very reasonable rates, even during the prime summer season. The hotel has an indoor pool and offers free breakfast. All rooms have full kitchens, and one- and two-bedroom suites are available.
Hampton Inn & Suites South Kingstown
Just 15 minutes south of Wickford on Route 1, this hotel is in a shopping center with several restaurants and a movie theater. It’s a bit pricey during the summer, but still reasonable compared to Newport hotel prices. A hot breakfast is included in the room rates and there is an indoor pool.
Comfort Suites West Warwick
This hotel is less than 20 minutes north of Wickford, right off Route 95. It’s close to stores, casual restaurants and a movie theater. Rooms have a microwave and refrigerator and guests receive a free hot breakfast. There is an indoor pool.
- In town during the summer? Stop by the Wickford Village Farmers Market, held Thursdays from 3 – 7pm (end of May – September). The market has a variety of crafts and baked goods, as well as local meats and produce.
- If you’re in Rhode Island in mid-July, you won’t want to miss the Wickford Art Festival, which is one of the top fine arts shows in the country.