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Sanford-Covell Villa Marina

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Herts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were given the Dolphin room which was originally part of the wrap around verandah and was entered from the dining room. It still felt like sleeping on the verandah. On the plus side, you got a great view over the water and you had your own private balcony. On the negative side, the shower and toilet were minuscule and... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A beautiful and elegant old house of clapboard, dormers and wraparound porches commanding a fabulous view out across the water. It's museum like interior is a fascinating shrine to the history of both building and family which could be a tad "Miss Havisham" were it not for the fact that the vast collection of artifacts and objet d'art is beautifully... More 

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Bridgnorth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is a great place to stay and if you can see through all the clutter you will uncover a great history and tradition. Mr Sanford owned Preakness which gave rise the race becoming one of the 3 Classics. Newport itself lives on the history of the Americas Cup but is a pleasant stopover. Sadly the Pool was closed and... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We chose Sanford-Covell Villa Marina for its beautiful views, its proximity to the downtown area (we could walk or drive), and for its historic connection to Newport. From the moment we arrived, we had the unique experience of being in a home, with many interesting personal touches, Our room was comfortable, with beautiful wood accents, a lovely settee at the... More 

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Yonkers, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I have been staying at the Sanford Covell for over five years! I have stayed in various rooms throughout the home. My favorite room is the one facing the water called the Kate Room. Anne the owner and entire staff are very welcoming and friendly. Over the years, Anne had advised places to eat and shops. Sasha the family dog... More 

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pittsboro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

This location is fascinating and romantic. We have been there many many times and wouldn't stay anywhere else. The sunsets are spectacular from the porch. Great salt water pool and Jacuzzi. Anne, the proprietor is a lovely lady interested in accommodating her guests.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

When it comes to venue and friendly staff Sanford-Covell is a truly a unique B&B. We were staying for two days in the beautiful Covell-room with a nice harbor view and the outside piazza an presented an even more stunning experience especially in the sunset hour. We were dissapointed that the promised free wifi access was out of order and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Helpful staff & lovely-Lady-owner... but make no mistake about it... you're visiting someone home... a grand, large, wonderful and eerie place that is like a Night(s) at the Museum. The view is ideal and the back porch beckons you to just sit and chill. The house and my room were filled with all manner of "tchotchkes" , curios, geegaws, souvenirs,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

The views are spectacular. The management pleasant, informative, and efficient. The rooms, charming and beautifully appointed. The heated salt water pool was an amazing and a pleasant surprise. Oh, and the breakfast muffins were to die for! In short, this is one lovely BnB. Do come and enjoy.

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

They bait and switched our room. Gave us a hard time for 2 parking passes. And made us stay in the basement with a shared bathroom next to the laundry room for an absurd price. Go for the views. But be careful what you're agreeing to. Also breakfast is weak- some granola and a few bowls of fruit that isn't... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Additional Information about Sanford-Covell Villa Marina

Address: 72 Washington St, Newport, RI 02840-1514
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $219 - $446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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