Hotel at a Glance: Comfort Suites West Warwick
During your stay at the Comfort Suites West Warwick, you can visit a host of family-friendly sites. Browse the shops on the city’s stretch of Route 2, called Rhode Island’s “Miracle Mile of Shopping,” or see the giant anteaters and Chinese alligators at the Roger Williams Park Zoo. Couples will enjoy browsing the shops at nearby Wickford Village, which dates back to the early 18th century, and then taking a romantic stroll near the marina.
- Where you’ll stay: King or double queen suite equipped with free WiFi.
- A complimentary breakfast awaits you in the morning. The spread usually includes scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, and waffles.
- Get your feet wet: The indoor pool is heated and stays open year-round.
- Stick to your fitness routine: The workout room is open around the clock and features cardio machines and free weights.
Warwick, Rhode Island: Classic New England Charm with Shops and Beaches
Warwick may be Rhode Island’s second largest city, but it feels more like a tiny New England village. A Providence suburb dating back to 1642, Warwick’s oldest neighborhoods are made up of Victorian and Federalist-era buildings clustered near the waters of Greenwich Bay and Narragansett Bay. With nearly 40 miles of coastline, the town makes for a popular fishing and boating destination in the summer.
Year-round, Warwick is well-known as a shopping hub, especially along Route 2, known as the “Miracle Mile of Shopping.” You’ll find two malls and an array of designer stores and boutiques along this stretch. Some of Warwick’s waterfront villages offer smaller, locally owned shops that are best for finding knickknacks and homemade fudge. The best-known neighborhood, Wickford Village, has red-brick 19th-century storefronts that house art galleries and mom-and-pop stores. Another historic landmark just a few miles north––and a fun distraction for vacationing families––is the Roger Williams Park, a 40-acre complex with an old-fashioned carousel, botanical gardens, and a zoo that dates back to Victorian times.