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Historic Hill Inn

105 Pelham Street, Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #27 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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River Edge, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My love of the sea, history, and fine architecture led me to explore Newport for the first time this summer. Upon arrival at the Historic Inn, my husband and I were greeted with genuine warmth and personal attention by the host and hostess, Rich and Donna. They were solicitous and charming providing us with a wealth of information, maps, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

What a great portion of our road trip! We arrived from Vermont to stay in RI for 3 days. We could have made this a week! Both Donna and Richard were warm and welcoming. Donna made sure we had the low down of RI, and gave us the best tips on what to do and where eat! We did not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Family owned business with a homely feel, lovely hosts and spacious rooms. The location is fantastic with a short walk to the harbour which has ample shops, bars and restaurants. Newport is truly a stunning location - visits highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Only stayed for one night, so it was fine for sleep. The bed was average. The bathroom is down the hall. Donna was a great host and gave great suggestions on where to go and eat for the best views. Location of the inn was fantastic!

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Polk City, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

You will not be disapointed staying at this home. Donna and Richard are excellent hosts and their advice on where to eat, what to visit, etc. was impressive. My wife and I had only 24 hours in Newport and was our first time there so we needed direction and we got it. The continental breakfast was fantasic!!!! Lots of fruits... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place has it all! It's a very short walk to the heart of town, but quiet at the same time. There's a large backyard, a charming feel, and owners who take the time to welcome you. Another plus is that many Inns in Newport do not have innkeepers present all the time. Not only are the owners available, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We booked this accommodation about two hours before we arrived in Newport. It was well located and the hosts, Donna and Richard were extremely helpful with advice about where to eat and what to see in the short time we were there. The continental breakfast was excellent. A highlight for us was Brownie, the beagle. He was very well behaved,... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

An excellent location in one of Newport's Historic areas. On arrival Donna gave my wife and I the lowdown on where to go,how to get there, and why we might like it. Extremely helpful as we had only 2 days in town. Donna's care and attention made our trip something special. Our room though small,was comfortable and cosy although it... More

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Our hosts, Donna and Richard, along with their friendly puppy, were wonderful! The bedroom was small-ish, but the size and amenities in the tiled bathroom (with Jacuzzi tub) made up for it quickly. The bed was comfortable and toasty warm. The Inn, located on an off-street in downtown Newport, was clean and beautifully decorated with period furniture, art works and... More

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We visited the Historic Hill Inn over this past winter, and stayed in the "Budget Room", which amounted to about 120 square feet of a bed, an old CRT television (without working cable) on a dresser, and a bureau with some antique knick-knacks. When we arrived we meet the innkeeper, who offered to upgrade us for an additional charge as... More

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Richard K, Owner at Historic Hill Inn, responded to this review

We regret that this reviewer did not enjoy the same positive experience as the vast majority of our guests. We appreciate the opportunity to correct the inaccuracies put forth. Lets begin with the facts, none of which the reviewer disclosed. The reviewer booked our least expensive room online where the size & amenities are described in detail, along with photo's... More

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Address: 105 Pelham Street, Newport, RI 02840
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
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