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Sanford-Covell Villa Marina

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72 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
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Yonkers, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been staying at the Sanford Covell for over five years! I have stayed in various rooms throughout the home. My favorite room is the one facing the water called the Kate Room. Anne the owner and entire staff are very welcoming and friendly. Over the years, Anne had advised places to eat and shops. Sasha the family dog... More 

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pittsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is fascinating and romantic. We have been there many many times and wouldn't stay anywhere else. The sunsets are spectacular from the porch. Great salt water pool and Jacuzzi. Anne, the proprietor is a lovely lady interested in accommodating her guests.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

When it comes to venue and friendly staff Sanford-Covell is a truly a unique B&B. We were staying for two days in the beautiful Covell-room with a nice harbor view and the outside piazza an presented an even more stunning experience especially in the sunset hour. We were dissapointed that the promised free wifi access was out of order and... More 

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Southeastern Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Helpful staff & lovely-Lady-owner... but make no mistake about it... you're visiting someone home... a grand, large, wonderful and eerie place that is like a Night(s) at the Museum. The view is ideal and the back porch beckons you to just sit and chill. The house and my room were filled with all manner of "tchotchkes" , curios, geegaws, souvenirs,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The views are spectacular. The management pleasant, informative, and efficient. The rooms, charming and beautifully appointed. The heated salt water pool was an amazing and a pleasant surprise. Oh, and the breakfast muffins were to die for! In short, this is one lovely BnB. Do come and enjoy.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

They bait and switched our room. Gave us a hard time for 2 parking passes. And made us stay in the basement with a shared bathroom next to the laundry room for an absurd price. Go for the views. But be careful what you're agreeing to. Also breakfast is weak- some granola and a few bowls of fruit that isn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

As far as a B&B I feel that this place was adequate in terms of comfort. The front porch, views of the Harbor and friendly staff made up for any of the complaints I read about. It was a beautiful period home. Decor was not my style but I was only a visitor! I did not have mold in the... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We found this B@B at the visitors center and what a find, I would not stay anywhere else, I don't know how we got this lucky. The view has got to be the best in Newport and we loved the porch it went all the way around. The Inn keepers were wonderful. The rooms were so authentic to the era... More 

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Kittery, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Yes the house needs some work, and yes it is cluttered, BUT, the woodwork, and décor is amazing. I would rather have more space in the room, but it worked. Now, one of the BEST amenities was the saltwater pool that was heated to just the right temps. I don't want bath water when I am swimming. There is also... More 

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Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The Sanford-Covell Villa Marina is a beautiful classic bed and breakfast inn. The ornate Victorian architecture is wonderful. Despite the multitude of knickknacks and ornate furniture, everything seemed reasonably clean and fresh smelling. The bed was very comfortable (We stayed in the Covell Room which had incredible harbor views, full of sailboats). The room size was generous. The bathroom was... More 

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