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Sarah Kendall House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   47 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #25 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
davey1550 Manteca, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Manteca, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for the "elegance of days gone by-18th Century" coupled with a visit to the Mansions of the "gilded age" from the early billionaires of American History, do plan a visit to Newport, Rhode Island's Sarah Kendall House. What Bryan and Fran, owners have done with this historic Bed and Breakfast from the late 18th Century to... More

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Cameron Park, California
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Newport on 3/16 and were greeted by a young woman, maybe in her mid-20s. Pleasant, but not very enlightening with respect to the area restaurants and sites. She showed us around the home, but again, not especially informative. The property is very, very nice and picturesque. We were in the Sarah Kendall Room, which is nicely appointed.... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The young woman who received us was pleasant but not particularly friendly or outgoing. She is most likely a little shy. The owners of the B&B were traveling which was a great disappointment for us. Is always nice when you're welcomed by the owner because they take such pride in their home. They can tell you stories about the house... More

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Stratford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed with owners Brian and Fran for New Year's Eve. They were so friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make sure we had a nice time. The bed was incredibly comfortable and location beautiful. Would refer our friends.

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Lee, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This past weekend I stayed at the Sarah Kendall House. Brian and Fran, the owners, are delightful hosts and their home is a total delight. We stayed in the guest house on the third floor overlooking the water. The room was quaint, immaculate, and filled with great energy. We loved it! Breakfast was also wonderful... homemade pancakes, fresh bagels (made... More

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

What a gem of a place.! We were on a spur of the moment get a way with friends and we were directed to the Sarah Kendall Inn by the Visitors Center.. What a warm and inviting home . All the rooms have a gas fire place and soft terrycloth robes.Breakfast was fantastic all served in a museum like setting.The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a B&B look no further. Excellent location, beautiful clean rooms and magnificent breakfast. Upon arrival before entry you will notice its location is ideal. The inn is within walking distance to the harbor and Thames Street and has great views of Goat Island. Upon entering you will be greeted by a very knowledgable innkeeper/ owner... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Wanting something other than a hotel we were directed to the Sarah Kendall B&B by the Visitor Information Service in town. It is absolutely charming and we were staying only one day but ended up staying as long as we were able to which was three! Bryan and Fran Babcock were delightful and Bryan an unbelievable kind, helpful and perfect... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

where to start...great location, warm friendly sincere owners, the hair dryer always works, top floor i always get hot water, the beds ooze comfort and a 5 star second to none breakfast each morning. while a few might be less expensive, they will also not have the quality and consistency of the above mentioned. while some might be more expensive,... More

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Bronx, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Just returned from a wedding anniv weekend and we are already discussing our next trip back. Upon arriving we were greeted with the utmost hospitality. The SKH is located a block from the water with a view from the cozy front porch as well. The SKH is the best B&B one could ask for. Owners, Bryan & Fran are great... More

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Also Known As:
Sarah Kendall House Hotel
Sarah Kendall House Hotel Newport
Address: 47 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
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Ranked #25 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
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Hotel Class:3 star — Sarah Kendall House 3*
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