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Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2 Sunnyside Place, Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #28 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a B&B of many contradictions. The house is marvellous, especially if you like that cluttered late 19th century style, and clean as a whistle. The guys keep it beautifully and are obviously very proud of it. Our room was extremely comfortable, the bed and bedding was of excellent quality and the situation of the house is central and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with my friends for weekend and it was the most amazing weekend in this summer! House is so beautiful,our rooms were perfectly clean and cool. I don't want to be boring and repeat it after all reviews here but their breakfast was unbelievable great! They had very nice back yard with hammocks which is was my favorite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a gorgeous grand old home walking distance to downtown Newport restaraunts. Don't let the fastidious fact that you are asked to remove your shoes upon entering deter you, Nick is personable and makes you feel at right at home. He has a sweet sense of humor and is a wonderful host. Co-owner Brian - the quieter of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My sister and I ended up here after an exhausting run-around by a few hotels in the newport area. Fortunately, we stumbled upon this inn which still had a room available. Even though it was later in the evening, Nick, one of the owners dropped what he was doing to graciously show us the house and the suite which was... More

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Laval, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I stayed at the Architect's Inn for a whole week with my husband and two children. Nick welcomed us like we were family. They had all sorts of little attention for us. For instance, they kindly allowed me to make a load of laundry in their machine. If you are looking for a warmhearted, welcoming and informal place to stay,... More

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Architects G, Owner at Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House, responded to this review

This family was so amazing. I loved their energy and love of life. Our policy to promote good karma and be good to good people. We had dinner on the porch and shared drinks together a couple nights. We talked about life, love and business. Their children were such a breath of fresh air and it was nice to see... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great quiet location with plenty of parking, walk to town in less than 10 minutes but quiet because they are not right in town or on a busy street. Decor is old and tired. Seriously needs to be cleaned of all the lace curtains and old lady nick knacks everywhere. My grandmother's would be in heaven, we were in hell.... More

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Architects G, Owner at Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House, responded to this review

Yes we have an AWESOME location. Thank you. I am happy to hear your grandmother has a sense of taste but its a shame she didn't pass it on to you. I am sure you wrote this review with all of your credentialed experience in hotel design. If you think you can decorate an historically protected Victorian Mansion better than... More

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9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Be aware they have 3 different locations and rooms are extremely different. Before giving your credit card make sure what room you are paying for. We had the standard room and it was the last part of the atic, with no height, most of the time you need to be bow down, if you are a guy there is no... More

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Architects G, Owner at Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House, responded to this review

That so unfair to say we are unprofessional for not responding to an email that comes in at 5:45 am. They were going to arrive way before a normal check in time and a room was not even ready for us to assign a room to them. Our mornings are more focused on serving breakfast to our in-house customers and... More

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30 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

First the good - the Inn is lovely. The public area is beautifully decorated, very Victorian, very much in the style of an empty vertical surface is a challenge to be overcome. The negative - this is NOT a B&B if you book througth a reservation service, which is not clear from the booking. So we did not learn that... More

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Architects G, Owner at Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House, responded to this review

We apologize for having the business sign off the house. We just completed a murder mystery weekend and we took it down to fit the storyline of the show but then decided to have it refurbished. I have no idea what is meant by**an empty vertical surface is a challenge to be overcome**. Did she get that off a fortune... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed here for a holiday weekend and have mixed feelings about the place. The positives: beautifully decorated common areas in Victorian style, possibly a little too frou frou if your tastes are minimalist; location is convenient to town and parking is readily available; Brian and Nick are very well informed about area and make thoughtful recommendations; extensive pamphlets for those... More

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Architects G, Owner at Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House, responded to this review

I kinda like this review but really confused by it. This guests says some nice things about our home but I think she missed the point about the house being a National Historic Property. Historic Preservation is our niche`. We provide modern amenities like flat screen tv's, free wifi, etcetera; however, we pride ourselves with having perfectly restored, historically, period... More

Weare, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I selected the Architects Inn after looking through numerous Murder Mystery options in the New England area. I was planning a promotion for my sales teams based on a live Clue game. The only disappointment I can think of is that Tripadvisor only allows a 5 star rating, this place deserves 10! Nick, immediately made us feel right at home... More

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Address: 2 Sunnyside Place, Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Architect's Inn - George Champlin Mason House 3.5*
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