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Sanford-Covell Villa Marina

72 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #59 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My fiancé and I spent one night in the Victoria Covell Room for my birthday. We were greeted at the door by a very nice man and given a short tour and history of the house. The house is an eclectic mix of decoration, bordering on cluttered but still charming. It is an old house and has a slightly musty... More

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99 reviews 99 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the Dolphin room which is a newer room off the dining room, with direct access to the porch and water views. The room had a nice sitting area and a comfortable bed as well as a tiny private bath. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful in suggesting places to eat and things to do. We loved asking... More

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Cloverdale, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We were introduced to this wonderful B&B by the visitor information folks in Newport. Set right on the water with killer views in a house full of history and charm. The back porch was a prime spot for sunset and included comfortable furniture and blankets for the cool autumn evenings. The house is located on a block full of historical... More

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed at the Sanford-Covell in July for the Newport Folk Festival. It was exactly what we wanted!! We had the most beautiful and romantic room on the third floor with a bay window and waterfront view. We had a wonderful large bathroom with two sinks and a great shower. We loved the location and the decor. We felt like... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Totally agree with reviewer from Jersey about not sleeping. If all the clocks were timed to chime together it wouldn't be too bad but they all go off at different times. Plus the church clock which is shut down after 10pm and then chimes again at 7am with all the night chimes in addition to the 7am one!! Bring your... More

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Albany, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Very nice .The building and grounds were like stepping back in time. Super staff. very helpful. The pool was open, but to cold this time of year.Yes the clocks going off in the middle of the night was not good for sleeping.But I'm a light sleeper.

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New Jersey
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The highlight of the Sanford-Covell is most certainly its location - the B&B offers a great water view and the convenience of being walking distance from downtown. Unfortunately it's tough to enjoy the views when you're running on little to no sleep due to the excessive number of grandfather clocks that chime throughout the night, echoing through the halls. Every... More

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Haddam, Connecticut, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This Inn is very cool and very eclectic, with a interesting array of items in their décor. We chose the Sanford Covell Inn because they do have pet friendly rooms, and they are located right directly water front in the bay, and within walking distance to town. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. The price is fair for the... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

The Inn's location and views are the best features of staying here. After staying at the inn three times we were disappointed with several things. To begin, the continental breakfast that is served is poor and one day they ran out of food and whatever they did have was cleared earlier than the time allowed for breakfast. In addition, during... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Right on the water. Beautiful view. We stayed in the Covell room and the views were amazing. No AC which normally shouldn't be a problem, though the night we were there was very hot and the bed was not between the windows. Breakfast was plain but it was lovely to be able to eat it on the porch looking over... More

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Also Known As:
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Sanford-Covell Villa Marina Hotel Newport
Address: 72 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #59 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
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