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Samuel Durfee House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   352 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #6 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
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay was wonderful. Good food, convenient to downtown sights and Michael and Heather were welcoming. The breakfast was excellent. The food was fresh and homemade. This hotel is in the center of Newport. You can walk to the cliff walk or to the harbor from the hotel and the shopping is one block away. It is centrally located and... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Samuel Durfee House during an extended weekend in Newport. This was my first time staying at in inn, as I normally prefer to stay at hotels. However, staying at the Samuel Durfee House was a great decision. The inn keepers, Michael and Heather, were incredibly gracious, warm, and accommodating. Breakfast was delicious and the rooms... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay. The staff and accommodations were excellent. The Inn keepers were very friendly and helpful, offering and giving a helping hand whenever possible. I would send anyone there and we would love to stay there again!

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Randolph, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Samuel Durfee house now 4 or 5 times...we've lost track. Once again our hosts and accommodations were the reason Newport RI has become our "go to" destination for long weekends and extended stays away from home (NJ). Yes, the rooms, breakfast, location and hosts are terrific and we would not consider any other B&B. The town is... More

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East Hanover, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful stay at the Samuel Durfee House. My fiance and I had the perfect time. The room was beautiful, clean, and well kept. Breakfast was great and the owners were a pleasure. This B&B is in the perfect location, central to everything you would want to do in Newport, RI. walking distance to the... More

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East Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

From booking to departure our experience could hardly have been better. I won't reiterate the superlatives of other reviewers (location, parking, cleanliness, breakfasts) except to say that Heather and Michael seem to have truly found their calling as hosts and convey a welcome seldom found anywhere else. We stayed in the second floor Ida Lewis Room. It has a private... More

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mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your recent visit at the Samuel Durfee House. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again! ~Heather More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Warmly greeted by our hosts. Parking is free and a HUGE plus in a town where parking is at a.premium. We had a suite and it was.perfect for us. Sitting room/living room with two tvs and two bathrooms! Good location. Very clean. Heather and Michael are wonderful hosts.

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mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee House, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Samuel Durfee House in the Doris Duke Suite-it is a great suite for couples or families that want extra space! Thanks for sharing! ~Heather More

Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I used this as a night to escape the kids in Newport. We could not be happier with our experience. Michael and Heather clearly know what they're doing when it comes to running a bed and breakfast! The location is perfect for downtown Newport, restaurants, visiting the mansions, etc. There is a private parking area for guests,... More

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mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee House, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words and comments about your recent stay at the Samuel Durfee House. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to give you and your wife a wonderful getaway. We look forward to seeing you again! ~Heather More

Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Lovely very old house in prime location with easy parking. The proprietors are attentive and good folks - not hard to get to know at all. Our room was quite comfortable - roomy and quiet with a bathroom that was certainly adequate. Breakfast can be served in either the dining room or outside and it was quite good both days... More

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mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee House, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Federal Period Inn! Many thanks for sharing your thoughts with future guests! We hope to see you again! ~Heather More

Ashburn, Virginia
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My family passed through Newport on our way to Nantucket and couldn't have been more happy with our stay. The house exceeded our expectations! Very well done. Our hosts made us feel very welcome and were very accommodating as we also had our 3yr old along for the trip. Our only regret is that we didn't stay longer... we will... More

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mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee House, responded to this review

We hope that you will be able to stay longer next time as well! Newport is a wonderful town with so much to do! Many thanks for sharing! ~Heather More

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Address: 352 Spring St., Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Samuel Durfee House 3*
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An elegant 1803 Federal period inn located downtown in Newport's Yachting village, just a block from the harbor. A full gourmet breakfast and afternoon refreshments are served daily. Enjoy the ambiance of an historic building with modern amenities. All rooms are uniquely decorated and feature television, small fridge, robes, beach bag with towels, CD player, iron, and ironing board. Complimentary parking and wifi are provided. ... more   less 
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