We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Samuel Durfee House

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
352 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Samuel Durfee House
Management photos View all
Browse nearby
Samuel Durfee House
Add Photo Write a Review

199 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    173
    24
    1
    1
    0
See reviews for
12
148
4
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (45)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (199)
  • Mar-May only
    (40)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (83)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (57)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (19)
All months
Hamden, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the here for 1 night in the Samuel Durfee room on our mini trip to Newport. The room was very clean, especially the bathroom (I am very particular). The bed was very comfortable and the hosts were so friendly and accommodating. The included breakfast was very yummy. The husband and wife owners of this bed and breakfast... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wyckoff, New Jersey
Level Contributor
30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Samuel Durfee over the 4th of July holiday. We were very pleased. The room and bath were very clean, bed was comfortable, and the room had plenty of space. It was great to have off street parking right in the middle of Newport. Breakfasts were plentiful if not necessarily healthy - lots of baked goods, waffles, French... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
babylon, ny
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We loved our stay in the Harrison Suite at Samuel Durfee House during our recent trip to Newport. This was not only our first trip to Newport, but was also our first experience in a bed and breakfast. Heather and Michael were excellent hosts. Each day we learned a little more about Newport and about Heather and Michael personally. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Our stay in the Doris Duke Suite was just perfect! It has a bedroom, a living room with a sofa bed, and two bathrooms - perfect for two single people traveling together. We enjoyed having a private deck where we could relax after a day of seeing the sights. The private small refrigerator was also an added bonus. Heather and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Rochester, NY
Level Contributor
23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We had a great stay at the Samuel Durfee House during a recent trip to Newport. Heather and Michael were extremely accommodating and made our stay easy. Our room, the Samuel Durfee room, was large and comfortable, and the bed was great. Breakfast every morning was huge and always delicious with a mix of homemade baked goods, fruit, and typically... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We loved our stay at the Samuel Durfee House in Newport. We stayed in the Samuel Durfee Room on the front of the house and were greeted by a wonderful view down the street towards the harbor. The hosts are wonderful and provided great information on places to eat and things to do. The delicious breakfasts were prepared fresh each... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Richboro, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Samuel Durfee House for 2 nights. We just loved it. Heather and Michael make the old house feel very cozy and yet they have provided all the new items you may be looking for. We had a TV (not that we had time to watch it because of all there is to do... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Bath, Maine
Level Contributor
47 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We enjoyed our one night stay so much at the Samuel Durfee House the first week of May. There was ample parking in the back with the entrance being the historic colonial front door. We were warmly greeted by owner Heather and were given a tour of the common rooms and of our suite on the first floor. There is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our first B & B. What a delightful experience! We spent two nights and enjoyed every moment of our stay. Heather and Michael are marvelous hosts. They made us feel so very much "at home." They really extend themselves to make sure you are completely happy while at Samuel Durfee House. Heather seems to have a "knack" at being there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Holland, Pa
Level Contributor
46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Just got back from a 3 day long weekend stay at the Samuel Durfee House with a total of 5 couples. We occupied all of the rooms and from the moment that we arrived, we were treated like family. The house is historical but is loaded with all of the modern convienences. It is decorated warmly and comfortably in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

66 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (45)
Viewed
Room/suite (11)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (21)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Newport hotels
1.1 mi away
Hyatt Regency Newport
Hyatt Regency Newport
#11 of 21 in Newport
4.0 of 5 stars 979 reviews
0.5 mi away
Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
0.5 mi away
Hotel Viking
Hotel Viking
#8 of 21 in Newport
4.5 of 5 stars 1,217 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.7 mi away
Newport Marriott
Newport Marriott
#9 of 21 in Newport
4.5 of 5 stars 68 reviews
0.1 mi away
Francis Malbone House Inn
0.4 mi away
Almondy Inn
Almondy Inn
#7 of 99 in Newport
5.0 of 5 stars 273 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay