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The Clarkeston

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   28 Clarke St., Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #39 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
exeter95 Dover, New Hampshire
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dover, New Hampshire
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190 reviews 190 reviews
55 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There were some nice things about this property - the location is excellent. It is on a side street so the noise isn't as heavy as say the Marriott or some of the other B&Bs in town. I also thought the rooms themselves were charming. You have to be into old rustic New England style, but I like that compared... More

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Malverne, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our recent 2 night stay at the Clarkeston... Clean & charming room. Very comfortable bed ...Easy walking to everything. We had a great breakfast prepared each morning by Norman... He is a Great cook and a good guy... The manager , Rick Farrick, is extremely attentive to business, very friendly and helpful. Thanks to Norman & Rick and... More

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Southampton, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Rather than the usual gift giving in our living room, this year we opted for a different kind of Christmas celebration. We decided on Newport and thought we'd try a B&B. I googled innsofnewport, sent out an email, and received a call from Rick the very next morning inquiring as to what we had in mind. Apparently he runs several... More

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Lehigh Valley, PA
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

The Clarkeston is within walking distance of all shops and the Barrister Wharf which is a plus! For breakfast you can choose what you want to eat. Rick was very accommodating and all-around a nice guy. Note staying in Newport isn't cheap so be prepared for sticker shock.

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Fairfield COunty, CT
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Very nice people and attentive staff. Small, hot room fir breakfast with only one staff person doing everything. Worst bed and mattress I have ever slept on. Room dirty and nit cleaned well.during our stay. Not worth $280 night...

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Hoboken, New Jersey
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I just literally made a reservation at this historical inn and I have to say Rick was awesome. He was so accomodating and a pleasure to speak to. We cannot wait to go to Newport and am so glad we changed our minds and booked here instead of the Newport Hotel and Marina. We are confident we made the change.... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at Clarkeston Inn. The house is a charming late 19th century (I think!) building and retains all of its original features. My room was lovely and clean and actually quite pretty. The owner, Rick, is a terrific guy who ensures that your stay is comfortable. The breakfast was filling and had all the things one would... More

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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Rick did us a great deal on our room,we were given a upgrade a Ross the street & as Always had a great time at these wonderful B&b After a recent illness I didn't want to take a chance of staying somewhere else & not being comfy able ,so had no hesitation in booking with Rick. breakfast was great &... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This is a lovely place to stay. The room was comfortable and spotless. The breakfast was more than adequate, the staff efficient and friendly. The Inn is very well situated, both near the main shops and the quayside. Well worth staying at.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Although we were here during the shoulder season (first week of April), we thoroughly enjoyed everything about our visit to Newport. The Clarkeston is a brillaint location just shy of being waterfront. Bearing in mind that the building isn't anything close to new, I felt like genuine effort has been put into the upkeep and we were well satisfied with... More

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Address: 28 Clarke St., Newport, RI 02840
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clarkeston 3*
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The Clarkeston is located in the heart of the historic district in Newport. The building housing the inn is over 300 years old with many of the original wide board floors and latching doors. The property was fully restored in 1993, keeping the colonial feel with working fireplaces but adding modern amenities including jacuzzi tubs and fine linens. ... more   less 
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