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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 #22 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 4 nights at the Sarah Kendall House and so enjoyed our stay. Bryan and Fran were very gracious and generous hosts, and the location can't be beat. It's a couple of blocks from the main area of town not to mention a great home-cooked breakfast. If we go back to Newport, we would stay here again and would... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 4 days at this Inn. Great spot, nice quiet serene neighborhood with an easy walk into downtown. Bryan and Fran are very good about the details..always coffee on the front porch in the morning, then switching to a cooler in the afternoon for other refreshments. coming back late at night with candle lanterns lit through the garden..... More

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for only one night. The Inn is charming and quaint. Rooms are very nice and spacious. The Inn is very convenient to downtown Newport.The breakfast was outstanding. The only reason I don't give it five stars is that the owner is not shy about sharing his views of the world and his politics. If... More

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Lexington, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone looking for a B&B literally 5 mins walking distance from the center of everything in Newport Rhode Island, def don't pass up the Sarah Kendall House! The best part if our trip was the couple hours sitting on the deck after an amazing breakfast and having great conversation with the owners Fran and Bryan!! Room #3 where we stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a fantastic stay at the Sarah Kendall House. As soon as we arrived, Bryan gave us a tour and told us a brief history of the house. The rooms are very clean and nicely decorated. Parking was easy. The location is great as it is a short walk to anywhere in Newport. The owners were... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have been vacationing in Newport for over 20 years, the first time I stayed at a hotel that was "near everything"...extremely over rated, I then had a friend say, stay at a bed and breakfast, so I did. Wow it got 4 stars, and today I ask why??? oh that's right, it is right in the middle of town...you... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Gorgeous. Spotless. Elegant. Historical. Comfortable. Relaxing. A great price. A great location. Mary: The other reviews referred to a young lady in her 20's. This is Mary, she is the one employee of the owners Fran and Bryan. Yes, she is young. She is also kind, sincere, incredibly helpful, welcoming, and friendly. She puts on the breakfasts, cleans the rooms,... More

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

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

Thank you for your comments although we cannot find a booking made on March 16,2014. The B+ B was closed for a winter break. Our bagels are delivered early morning and we have been in business for 20 years so would not risk our reputation on stale products. The muffins and breads are made early the same time every morning.... More

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Address: 47 Washington St., Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sarah Kendall House 3*
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