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Samuel Durfee House

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An elegant 1803 Federal period inn located downtown in Newport's Yachting village, just a block from the harbor. A complimentary full gourmet breakfast and afternoon refreshments are served daily. Enjoy the ambiance of an historic building with modern amenities. All rooms are uniquely decorated and feature private bathroom, television, small fridge, robes, bluetooth alarm clock, iron, and ironing board. Complimentary parking and wifi are provided.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Public Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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98Great for walkers
Grade: 98 out of 100
57Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
26Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews ida lewis room private deck off street parking my husband and i portuguese sweet bread french toast spring street frittata cupcakes front of the house wonderful hosts every afternoon within walking distance long weekend highly recommend staying here private parking central location excellent stay
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife to Newport for her birthday and we stayed at the Samuel Durfee House. Is it quaint, nicely decorated and clean and comfortable. The hosts have done a very nice job with this property. The breakfast was gourmet style and incredible! We stayed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Samuel Durfee House is in a terrific location, has great, free off street parking, friendly Innkeepers and delicious breakfasts. I literally gained two pounds. The Doris Duke suite was very comfortable and roomy. I particularly enjoyed having the two bathrooms! The caveat? Well, during the...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This well-maintained period house is welcoming and quiet with cordial and lovely innkeepers. The rooms have all of the amenities you need (mini fridge looks like a period side table!), are charmingly decorated and comfortable. It's a small inn; so the hosts can focus on...More

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Response from Heather d, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay in our historic inn! ~Heather

Reviewed 11 August 2018

My wife likes to stay at B&Bs when going on vacation so we decided to try a stay at the Samuel Durfee House. Based on other B&Bs, it is a very nice B&B and would definitely stay there again. The roads in Newport are narrow...More

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Response from Heather d, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 13 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay so much! The parking is definitely a big plus, especially in Newport where lots are very tiny. We hope to see you again, thanks for sharing your visit with other travelers! ~Heather

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I recently traveled to Newport to celebrate my birthday. Historic Samuel Durfee House in Newport was a very good decision. I stayed in the Ida Lewis room - lovely room with comfy king-sized bed, great bathroom with all the extras, and a nice private deck....More

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Response from Heather d, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 7 August 2018

We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your birthday getaway at the Samuel Durfee House! We look forward to seeing you in the future, thanks for sharing with others! ~Heather

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27 April 2017|
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Response from mhjtravels | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your interest in our inn. Yes, we are just a block away from Thames Street and a block and a half away from Bellevue Avenue where the Tennis Hall of Fame and mansions are located.
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"Ida Lewis has huge bed and outdoor balcony with electric."
11 Aug 2018
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"Ida Lewis room was lovely."
5 Aug 2018
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"Harrison Suite is spacious and comfortable, good for couples."
28 Nov 2017
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"The Doris Duke Suite is great for additional guests"
1 Nov 2017
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US$212 - US$359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesRhode IslandNewport
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