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Newport House Bed and Breakfast

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710 South Henry Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Newport House Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #15 of 26 Williamsburg B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lodi, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the quintessential B&B experience, combining 18th century ambience with 21st century comfort. The house is within walking distance of Colonial Williamsburg, so we never had to use the car. The proprietors are friendly, helpful and well informed. The historical breakfast recipes were fascinating and tasty. John is an avid historian with many less-well-known stories to tell. Be sure... More

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Cedar Hills, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My daughter and I had a lovely, gracious, fascinating four day stay at Newport House B&B. My daughter began her studies at William and Mary so we arrived early for orientation. I agree with everything that has been written: attentive and interesting hosts + a lovely historic experience + very good breakfasts + proximity to Colonial Williamsburg and the College... More

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Glendale, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Cannot imagine staying anywhere else in Williamsburg, VA! John and Cathy Millar are amazing hosts, and enriched our family vacation. They provided great travel recommendations, insight into the past and the present in that part of the country, and were just a delight. This B & B is charming, comfortable and special; it is beautifully furnished and maintained. Guests enjoy... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed at Newport House, a replica 18th C home with 21st C comforts, 10 minutes walk from the historic centre.. John and Cathy Millar are a mine of information about local 18thC history, politicians and architects, and the care of their garden, birds and bees. They are make it all so interesting Their activities include English Country Dancing, which... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

For sure a visit to Williamsburg is the experience the history of the place and the country. The experience will be richer If you stay at the Newport House. Your hosts Cathy and John Millar will make you welcome and in their home and recount fascinating tales from related history. John is a historical researcher and writer and brings a... More

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La Verne, CA
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

My husband was recently in Williamsburg and found this wonderful place... The Newport House Bed and Breakfast in Williamsburg, Virginia has only two guest rooms; if you’re lucky enough to book one of them your accommodation is ample, secure and warm (in winter). The rooms are large, the beds are firm, comfortable, and richly covered. I visited in January and... More

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Fairfax, VA
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

If you're visiting Williamsburg, be certain to book a room at Newport House Bed & Breakfast! Under a mile from the Historic Area, Newport House is simply ideal. The pleasure starts with private, off-street parking just feet from your accommodations. Next, you're greeted by the wonderful Millar family - John, Cathy, and their son Ian (when home from college). John... More

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Columbiana, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

A very convenient location if you are visiting Colonial Williamsburg. I loved having a safe place to park my vehicle just footsteps away from the front door of the inn. The innkeepers were so interesting and wanted to help and please us during our stay. Both of them had such interesting stories to share and we were able to share... More

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We enjoyed our stay in Williamsburg. The Newport House B&B is only a short walk to colonial Williamsburg and is in a great location. However, we have some feedback that we feel is worthy of sharing. John, the innkeeper, knows his history very well but was almost too eager to share stories and historical accounts with us. He wasn’t afraid... More

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Newport_House, Owner at Newport House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We're sorry your stay didn't live up to your expectations. We are noted for being the most historic B&B in the area and most of our guests come here to experience this historic town on a limited time budget so we feel it is our job to help guests maximize that time. We have only 2 guest rooms and the... More

Stow, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Based on the reviews, we expected a charming, historic, Williamsburg home. What we got was a dated, not completely historic, and awkward experience. We really wanted to like this B&B but had trouble on many fronts. The location was billed as within walking distance, but was really not near enough to Williamsburg to be considered easily walkable. Although the hosts... More

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Newport_House, Owner at Newport House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Newport House is 600 yards from the historic area; we had assumed that was within walking distance. Sorry the electric blankets offended you...they were brand new. Many of our guests are pleasantly surprised to find electric blankets plus historic Hudson Bay blankets on the beds during the winter season as they help take the chill away after spending a lot... More

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Address: 710 South Henry Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2

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