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Jailhouse Inn

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13 Marlborough Street, Newport, RI 02840
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights as part of a holiday to Boston and Cape Cod. Great little hotel with friendly staff and comfortable rooms. Good location for travelling around the area. Enjoyed the complementary breakfast too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Jailhouse Inn, a hotel in the building previously the police department of Newport, has this great old building, spacious and comfortable rooms and a very nice and complete breakfast. Staff is accommodating, parking available. Very central location in Newport. Try it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really good find right in the heart of Newport! Walking distance to many shops and eateries. A 10 minute drive to all the mansions and what a comfy night. This was an actual jail and many of the bars are still in place adding to the unique environment. They serve a light breakfast with many choices to... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here just one night, but the staff treated us so well. The location was great as a tourist - one block from the visitor's information center and trolleys. The continental breakfast was great. The people were friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable. I will stay here again for a longer visit. It was charming.

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very convenient to walking Newport. It offers free parking and a continental breakfast. It is a very nice place to stay, the staff was great, and the deluxe rooms were not your typical small rooms in many B&Bs. I would recommend this place to anyone going and staying in Newport.

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Thank Ray D
Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ray D -- Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your observations. We are glad you enjoyed the Jailhouse location, staff, continental breakfast and more. We love what we do, and we love it when guests are comfortable and enjoy themselves. Happy Summer and Happy Travels! Sincerely, Sharon, Kayla, Rachel and the entire Jailhouse team More 

Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 professional sixty something ladies went to Newport Sunday and Monday. We stayed in the Gang Lock Up, it accommodates 6-7 people. Upon arrival, the Manager greeted us in a less than inviting way regarding the parking of the 2nd car. She did accommodate us as there were vacancies. But..was sure to tell us that we should have been told... More 

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Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sue630 -- Thank you for joining us and for sharing your experience, the good parts along with the aspects we all wish went more smoothly. Somehow I think we got off on the wrong foot regarding parking when you first arrived, and for that I am sorry. After that, whatever we said or did seemed to be viewed as... More 

Manchester, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we spent 2 nights on a trip to Newport to see the mansions and everything else Newport has to offer. although it cannot be done in 2 nights/3 days we did get around. I love that this Inn was located within walking distance to the wharf w/shops and great restaurants. The ladies here were super nice and the room was... More 

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Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sandi M-- Thank you for taking time to write a review of the Jailhouse Inn. Cleanliness and friendliness are our top priorities, and the walkable location is a great convenience! You are so right that there is A LOT to do in Newport -- much more than people sometimes think. There are the mansions and Cliff Walk, of course,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay. The staff is super friendly and helpful. Accommodations clean and the room was pretty big. Walking distance to wharf and heart of Newport. Rate included free parking and complimentary coffee and cookies. Also included breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

My husband and I spent three nights " in Jail" and had a great time! It was a very clean, updated establishment, with the friendliest, nicest people you would ever want to meet! It is in a great location you can walk to so many restaurants and the harbor and watch the boats, it was really relaxing, to sit on... More 

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Thank kbartok
Sharon R, Manager at Jailhouse Inn, responded to this review

Dear kbartok -- It was nice to hear you enjoyed yourselves -- thank you for sharing your experience! The Jailhouse is definitely convenient for walking to all downtown and wharf areas, and the front porch is a favorite spot. You'll be pleased to know we are in the process of adding more shelves to bathroooms, as several guests have made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent two nights and were very pleased with our stay. The staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was more than adequate with fruit, various breads and cereals as well as yogurt, cheese, ham, and hard boiled eggs. And, yes, the afternoon cookies really are as yummy as reported! We enjoyed sitting on the front porch... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1772, The Jailhouse Inn is a restored colonial landmark. It is Newport's actual historic jail and police station. Located in the heart of downtown, the inn now features modern rooms with just a touch of the original "jail" theme. One block to harbor, restaurants, shops and visitor center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jailhouse Inn

Address: 13 Marlborough Street, Newport, RI 02840
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $193 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jailhouse Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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