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Sarah Kendall House

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47 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So many places to choose from and my hart is sold on this b&b.This was our second stay at the Sarah Kendall house and already my husband and i have booked our future stay. Thank you so musch bryan and fran for your lovely hospitality we will see you back in the summer.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well my husband and I are not one for reviews, matter of fact this is our first one. We were so pleasantly surprised that we had to compliment the owners and share our experience with others. We truly hate going anywhere that is a "touristy" place... especially in their "off season". The best example I can give is its like... More 

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Bradford
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we received a gift certificate in Dec 2013 and tried to use it but told it was only good between October and April 2014 so we tried again to use it and told it "expired". The owner challenged me on where I got the gift certificate and was very rude to my wife and myself on the phone when we... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

We are sorry you failed to report the whole story. The gift certificate was used as a second party certificate. It was to be used the year before. It was given as a gift to mr. Porter after it had expired for Christmas . When I asked what event it was from he failed to tell me it was from... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Sarah Kendall house for our 35th anniversary! The B&B was very nice! The room we stayed in was neat and clean and very private! The Host was very helpful and kind, they left a bottle of wine in our room for our anniversary! The breakfast was very good, it was important for my husband to stay at... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We look forward to your next visit. Bryan More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I decided to take my husband to Newport to celebrate his 75th birthday and wanted a place that was special. I definitely made the right choice! The Sarah Kendall House is the perfect B&B! It is right across the street from the water in a mostly residential area that is home to many original, fully restored colonial and revolutionary houses.... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We treat our guests as we would like to be treated. We were glad to help out with your husband being in the hospital. We believe that good service should be applied to ALL seasons. Fran More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've just returned from a wonderful stay at the Sarah Kendall House. Though this is my first review, I've been there four or five times and have always had a great experience! Everything about the B&B is special: It's a beautiful and immaculately maintained large Victorian house. The rooms are lovely, with high ceilings, gas fireplaces, large windows, and all... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your return visits and glowing review. We strive to make our guests comfortable with an enjoyable stay. We also we do not change our services no matter what time of the year. Bryan More 

New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We enjoyed our weekend stay at the Sarah Kendall House. The room was quite nice and we liked the separate entrance up to the tower. Staying at a bed and breakfast typically comes at a cost of some privacy and intrusiveness though the benefit of having a fireplace in the room and a bit larger space than at some hotels... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Fran More 

York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed three nights for our 15th anniversary during the awful winter of 2014/15. We had the place to ourselves, since other guests chickened out due to weather. Fran and Bryan treated us like royalty (I won't share some of the ways they went out of their way for us, so nobody gets any unrealistic expectations), and we had no... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You are both hearty souls battling the storm. We are happy you thought it was worth it!! We are looking to your next visit. Fran More 

Mystic, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed this bed and breakfast stay in Newport, and agree that the house and our accommodations, and the location out of the mainstream, but still close by to all Newport attractions were excellent. The owner was also very friendly and knowledgeable about Newport, and the breakfast provided was superb. The one thing that affected our total... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. We will take into consideration your constructive advice. I hope other than breakfast time you enjoyed our Bed and Breakfast. Fran Babcock More 

Norwalk, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay over a winter holiday weekend. Despite record-breaking snow and wind, we were able to enjoy wonderful dinners within close walking distance of the house and the consummate hospitality of our knowledgeable and friendly hosts who went above and beyond to make sure sidewalks were cleared and that we had everything we needed. Our room (tower... More 

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sarahkendallhouse, Innkeeper at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad we could make you comfortable during a weekend of horrible weather. We look forward o your next visit. Mary More 

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