My husband and I had to come to RI unexpectedly, so a friend put us up here. Given we didn't get here until 11:30p.m., Warren the innkeeper was very accomodating about letting us arrive late and overall was an excellent host. We checked into our bedroom that was decorated very nicely and had excellent chocolate chip cookies waiting, that my husband ate very quickly. Breakfast the next morning was served right in the owners kitchen and apple cinnamon pancakes with MA state maple syrup and an Amish butter, to die for. Considering we had a very busy day ahead, it was an excellent start and I would definitely stay there again and recommend it to others. Thanks again, Gina and Sean.
- Also Known As:
- William`s Grant Hotel Bristol
- William`s Grant Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- William’s Grant Inn is an old sea captain’s home built by William Bradford in 1808 on a quiet street a short distance from Bristol town center. It is a 5-bay Federal Colonial style, furnished throughout with antiques. Visit the large collection of teddy bears from many parts of the world, nestled within the collections of American and foreign furniture and curios and art.Many of the hanging artworks are family heirlooms done over the past century together with wonderful copies of the great masters. There are fifteen large koi in the fish pond placed in the back gardens, an oasis of fern and other greenery. The rhododendrons are magnificent in the spring.Each room is decorated in its own style with antiques. Each has a queen bed and a private bath. A full gourmet breakfast is included for all guests. Gas coal basket fires in three rooms—Blithewold, Sturbridge and Nautical Rooms. The guest parlor has television/DVD/VCR for your pleasure and a piano for those so inclined. Complimentary cold drinks, port, sherry and liqueurs are in the parlor for your enjoyment.The inn is a short walking distance to many fine restaurants and numerous shops featuring antiques, arts and crafts. Bicycles and kayaks are available for rent near the harbor. The East Bay bike path is famous for its gentle grades located upon an old railroad bed—it travels along the water for 15 miles from Bristol to Providence. Many museums and historic buildings are located in Bristol, such as Blithewold Mansion, Herreshoff Marine Museum, Americas Cup Hall of Fame, Linden Place, Coggeshall Farm, and more. Colt Sate Park is a beautiful park off the bike path adjacent to Narragansett Bay, an ideal location for open air picnics, fishing or swimming. ... more less
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