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William's Grant Inn

154 High Street, Bristol, RI 02809
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Ranked #3 of 9 Bristol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a fantastic B&B in the Newport/Bristol area. Warren and Diane are a delight and the run a tight ship. Everything was well considered, comfortable, and welcoming. The room was cozy and quiet, the breakfasts were good and happily accommodated dietary restrictions. It was a great experience, and I would recommend the William's Grant Inn without any hesitation. They... More

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prolifictravels
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I had the pleasure of spending a night's stay here in the Blithewold Room, which was decorated in a country/victorian fashion. Some of the aspects of the room that I enjoyed were: 1. Homemade chocolate chip cookies. 2. Tea supplies in room. 3. Handmade soap. 4. Very comfortable bed. 5. Clean and fresh linen. 6. Soft thick towels. The room... More

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Southington, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I just returned from an overnight stay at this bed and breakfast. We found the place to be cozy and charming and we had a pleasant stay. Our room was upstairs and it was clean with a comfortable bed. The hosts, Diane and Warren, were gracious and friendly and we enjoyed talking with them. Breakfast was delicious... More

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Charlotte
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Lovely room, gracious hosts, nice quiet convenient location. Breakfast was perfect. Great neighborhood for long walks enjoying all the historic buildings. We'd enjoy staying there again on our next trip to RI.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Warren & Diane Poehler make every guest feel special, with genuine interest in what they would like to do while guests in their area. Their own international experience in many countries means they share interesting vignettes for those who would like to linger over a scrumptious breakfast.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

1st b&b had an awesome time great irish pub in walking distance, nicevrestaurants in walking distance. Warren and Diane were very helpful with information for things to do on the area. Will visit again hopefully soon

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West Islip, New York
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16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Read reviews about the Inn and decided upon booking there for the weekend. Very happy I did. What a wonderful B & B, gracious hosts, delicious, exquisite breakfasts and just the "little" things that make this I'm sure the best B &B in Bristol. Homemade chocolate chip cookies in the room, natural soaps in the bathroom, cordials available in the... More

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Barre, Vermont, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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

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Coram, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Address: 154 High Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Bristol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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