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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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 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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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
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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
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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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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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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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