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Averill Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a great 3 night "girls getaway" stay with welcoming hosts, Liz and Doug, who made us feel like family ! Our room (Blithewold) was clean, comfortable, cozy, and quiet. The perfect start to the day was a delicious gourmet breakfast accompanied by great conversation with our hosts and the other guests. The location was perfect, with a short... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here while in Bristol for our friends wedding and we had a wonderful stay!! The owners, Doug & Liz, were great and went above and beyond to make the stay warm and comfortable (welcome sign, plate of fresh baked candies, candy jar, coffee room with fridge with sodas and waters, etc). We stayed in Blithewold,... More 

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Marengo, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

William's Grant Inn is in a fabulous neighborhood, just a few blocks from the waterfront in historic Bristol, R.I., where it seems nearly every house has a story to tell by virtue of the plaques that commemorate when they were built and for whom. The broad wooden floor planks throughout the Inn are a peek into the overall craftsmanship of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

I spent 2 nights at the William's Grant Inn and loved it! Located close to Roger William's University and the heart of Bristol, RI. Within hours of arriving I felt as if I was close to home even though it's located about 400 miles away. Doug and Liz made my stay very comfortable, provided excellent breakfasts during my stay and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Wonderful stay weekend of July 22nd. Our gracious hosts, Liz and Doug, went all out to make sure we were comfortable. Delightful breakfasts with lots of options. If you have special diet needs they go out of their way to accommodate you. Liz went so far as to find a yogurt that I really loved and made sure it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We stayed there for just a couple of days on a last minute whim and a desperate need for some down time. We could not have been happier. The brand new owners were great. Even in the midst of their transitional craziness, they were helpful, funny, and engaging. We will most assuredly return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The new owners are very friendly and a great resource for area restaurants, stores, attractions, etc. They cook great breakfasts and keep the inn very clean. I'm looking forward to seeing how they update the decor while maintaining the charm of the old house. The location can't be beat, as you can walk to the harbor, parks, restaurants and shops,... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

My husband and I spent the 4th of July weekend at the William Grant Inn in Bristol RI. The inn is a charming historical house that was built in 1808. It is beautifully decorated and sits on a corner piece of property with a magnificent yard. It is a very relaxing setting with a pond and beautiful vegetation. Our room... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I stayed at this B&B over the 4th of July weekend. Great location near the center of Bristol and all it has to offer. Doug and Liz were very accommodating and flexible which made the stay even better. Great food as well. Would definitely recommend and would stay again.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Great experience! The host's were very nice, friendly and could cook an amazing breakfast. No complaints, rooms were very clean, quiet, the house was beautiful. Parking was no problem....we would definitely go back. We spent the day at Horseneck Beach in Westport which was 25 minutes away. Great restaurants nearby and plenty of places to walk and look at the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about William's Grant Inn

Address: 154 High St, Bristol, RI 02809-2123
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Bristol
Price Range: $212 - $583 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — William's Grant Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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