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Jailhouse Inn

3.5 of 5 13 Marlborough Street, Newport, RI 02840
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On October 3rd my husband and I hosted our closest friends and family at the jailhouse for our wedding celebration! The jailhouse was the perfect place to stay! The staff is amazing and the whole inn is beautiful! The rooms have the charm of the history of the inn but the amenities of any modern hotel! We had room 23... More

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Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca and Steve -- Congratulations!! We were truly honored to have you stay with us for your wedding weekend and look forward to seeing you next year. Thank you so much for sharing your impressions of our rooms, atmosphere and friendly staff with others. The photographs Steve's father sent us are amazing. I love the one of you in... More

East Quogue, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The positives: Great location and you can walk almost anywhere from here. Very clean and nice breakfast and snacks anytime of day. Free parking and wifi. Great staff! Whats not to love?? It would be nice if they had a little bit more of the history of the jailhouse evident such as a few more photos or other remnants of... More

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Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mindy1961 -- Thank you for the review and for listing all those positives! It makes us very happy when guests enjoy their experience and the historic Jailhouse as much as we do. We love collecting jail-related items such as old photos, portraits, documents and even the occasional Elvis Presley "Jailhouse Rock" poster. A number of these items appear in... More

Kiel, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so quaint and cozy. We had a room on the third floor and even though we had to climb the steps, we loved our room. It was very quiet and had plenty of room despite the slanted ceilings. It was also very clean. The staff was so friendly and the breakfast was great. Great location too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just wanted say how excellent we thought the Jailhouse Inn was. We stayed overnight recently whilst touring New England and we could not have found a better place to rest. Christopher, who greeted us on arrive was the perfect host - friendly, helpful and bakes great cookies. Compared to the big brand hotels we had stayed in previously on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ceilings, tall. Bed, huge and on the hard side but comfy. Shower head, at the right height so my 6'3" partner could stick his head under it without bending. No foofy decoration - just simple and sparse. And really, really clean. I will agree with everyone else - great location and nice to have parking so we could walk pretty... More

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Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear sakecat22: Thanks for the fresh perspective! As a not-too-tall woman, I appreciate hearing a different viewpoint ;) I'm glad our ceiling and shower height (among other things) worked well for you. You're absolutely right: the Jailhouse is not "foofy" — that just wouldn't be right for an historic jail and police station. But it's certainly clean, comfy and well-located!... More

Pitman,NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is just a really nice place to stay in Newport. The parking is easy and free, you can walk to everything located at the Harbor and if you have to use your car to go to the Mansions you can find an open spot when you return. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms on the second floor... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Just spent a few days in Newport and had a great stay at The Jailhouse Inn! Perfectly located within walking distance of shops, restaurants & the warfare - we didn't use our car the entire time we were there. Parking was at no charge and plenty of spots were available, we were given a pass to put on our dash... More

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Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear Amy F: We can't wait for you get booked again either! When you're ready to make a reservation, please be sure to call us directly, so we can give you exactly the right room to suit your preferences. FYI: The Jailhouse is open through November 1 of this year and will re-open April 10 for the 2015 season. You're... More

Cortlandt Manor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What a great find! The rooms are just adorable, clean and.... perfect. The inn has its own parking which is a huge savings in Newport as you can walk from the inn to just about anywhere. The staff is incredibly attentive, and if you're an early riser, there is fresh coffee 24/7. The included continental breakfast is well above average... More

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Clarence, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This hotel was very cute. Everything you would need and super close to downtown. We didn't need to move our car at all! The only thing I would say is that the first room we were shown to was a two room suite type with a shared bath in the middle. The smell of bleach was very strong, the rooms... More

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Its not a luxury hotel so know that going in. The rooms are small but clean. Location good as waterfront within easy walking distance although neighborhood, while not dangerous, has a couple of bars right nearby and not sure I would want to walk around there late at night.

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Address: 13 Marlborough Street, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jailhouse Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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