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William's Grant Inn

154 High Street, Bristol, RI 02809
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Ranked #2 of 9 Bristol B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013
John B Barre, Vermont, United States
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Barre, Vermont, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The Williams Grant was very comfortable. The breakfasts were terrific. The hosts are very friendly and informative hosts. Bristol is a great place to visit. Lovely restaurants, shops and places to wander. Please go and enjoy. Thank you so much.

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Glen, NH
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I loved our one night stay at the Williams Grant Inn. Our room was very comfortable as was the public sitting room on the second floor. Diane was a very gracious hostess, and so was Indy Rose, the sweet, resident, inn dog. The Inn is just a short walk to town where he had a great dinner... More

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williamsgrantinn, Owner at William's Grant Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Please come back another time. More

Coram, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We don't usually stay in a B&B, but this was a special on Living Social so we took the chance. Now know why people do this. This is run like a dream. The owners should give lessons on how to run an Inn. Their knowledge of the surrounding area was so helpful. The breakfasts were outstanding. Warren & Diane you... More

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Thank you for the review. We hope to see you another time. More

New Hampshire seacoast
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We thought we had stepped into a Norman Rockwell painting, when we arrived in Bristol, starting with this wonderful inn. We were warmly greeted by Diane, given a tour of the inn and were shown to our room…fresh made chocolate cookies were a great touch! The rooms are not large, but are beautifully appointed and very comfortable. Breakfast is served... More

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Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see you again some time More

14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We have not used a B&B for many years and our experience with the owners of this B&B made it a wonderful experience. The room was lovely and very clean. But all of the special effort that our hosts made to greet us, orient us to Bristol, provide snacks, a gourmet breakfast, and make us feel so very much their... More

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Thank you for staying with us. It was a pleasure. More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Was looking for a quite night away someplace new. The inn is very welcoming, loved that they had a lab rescue. The room was very comfortable loved all the pillows and soft sheets! Even had a fire place in the room. Walking distance to the water front, shops and food. Breakfast was so good, fruit, French toast from fresh bread... More

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West Dover VT
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Anyone who wants to own a B&B or small inn should spend a few days here with Warren & Dianne because they "get it". They bring some of their interesting life stories along with a knowledge and true enjoyment of the area to the breakfast table complimenting the delicious and beautifully presented fare. We stayed in the nautically themed room... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We had a great Stay here, and couldn't have asked for a friendlier or more comfortable place. from the welcome chocolate chip cookies, to the handmade soap in the bathroom by a local company, it felt like staying at a cozy Grandma's house. It was clean, comfortable and had very cute de orations with Attention to every detail. I would... More

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New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Lower nightly fees are what lead us to Bristol, RI for our ten year anniversary getaway, but an amazing visit is what will bring us back. We found William's Grant Inn on High Street during our search & were sold on the raving reviews on numerous sites. My husband and I are still new to the world of Bed &... More

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Avon, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

My husband and I did a 2-night get away to check out Bristol this past July and we stayed at Willam's Grant Inn. The location can't be beat. It's walking distance to the restaurants and shops and it's on such a beautiful street with many other historic homes. The bed was extremely comfortable (which we have found hard to find... More

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Also Known As:
William`s Grant Hotel Bristol
William`s Grant Hotel
Address: 154 High Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Bristol
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
William’s Grant Inn is an old sea captain’s home built by William Bradford in 1808 on a quiet street a short distance from Bristol town center. It is a 5-bay Federal Colonial style, furnished throughout with antiques. Visit the large collection of teddy bears from many parts of the world, nestled within the collections of American and foreign furniture and curios and art.Many of the hanging artworks are family heirlooms done over the past century together with wonderful copies of the great masters. There are fifteen large koi in the fish pond placed in the back gardens, an oasis of fern and other greenery. The rhododendrons are magnificent in the spring.Each room is decorated in its own style with antiques. Each has a queen bed and a private bath. A full gourmet breakfast is included for all guests. Gas coal basket fires in three rooms—Blithewold, Sturbridge and Nautical Rooms. The guest parlor has television/DVD/VCR for your pleasure and a piano for those so inclined. Complimentary cold drinks, port, sherry and liqueurs are in the parlor for your enjoyment.The inn is a short walking distance to many fine restaurants and numerous shops featuring antiques, arts and crafts. Bicycles and kayaks are available for rent near the harbor. The East Bay bike path is famous for its gentle grades located upon an old railroad bed—it travels along the water for 15 miles from Bristol to Providence. Many museums and historic buildings are located in Bristol, such as Blithewold Mansion, Herreshoff Marine Museum, Americas Cup Hall of Fame, Linden Place, Coggeshall Farm, and more. Colt Sate Park is a beautiful park off the bike path adjacent to Narragansett Bay, an ideal location for open air picnics, fishing or swimming. ... more   less 
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