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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose this place over labor day weekend as I couldn't justify the ludicrous hotel prices for one night. I bought two rooms here and both were lovely, nothing bad to say. I had the room in the picture and was very spacious, quiet and modern. We brought our own pack and play and there was ample room. Had the breakfast... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised with our stay. The room was very pleasant--clean, comfortable, and quiet. They had off-street parking, A very friendly staff, excellent breakfast and the location was close to everything.

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Westbury, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

This a difficult review to write because there are some strong positives and some things that are not terrible, but not great. First the pros-the staff is very, very nice and very helpful. The location of the inn can't be beat. You are literally five minutes to downtown, the shops, the wharves, and the Touro Synagogue. You're only a ten... More 

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White Plains, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Rick and his staff were more than accommodating! They couldn't have been more helpful. We didn't like our first room because it didn't have a TV. They allowed us to check out several other rooms to decide which we liked best. The rooms are named after famous people of Newport. The rooms are charming, clean and historic. The inn is... More 

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Rye, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Great little B&B in the historic district of Newport...our room was clean and decorated appropriately..the breakfast was excellent and the lady fixing breakfast was lovely...off street parking for your car...if you like staying in a place that brings out the past and not looking for luxury at a reasonable price...this is the place...

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Freehold, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Perfect location walking distance to downtown/wharf area. Rooms very charming and clean. Very historic rooms. Rick and staff were very friendly. Breakfast was excellent a lot of choices for a B & B. Would Definately recommend to stay if you like basics nothing fancy.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is an actual historic building, one of a group on Clarke St. If you want a new, large chain hotel then you should go somewhere else. But if you want personal, friendly attention in a place with history - this is it. It's updated enough that things work in the bathroom, but the wide-plank floors creak like they should... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I never stayed at a bad and breakfast before but I have to say this place was amazing. The room was spacious and clean. The breakfast was awesome. the staff was very nice. The location was great walking distance to everything. I would definitely recommend this place to my friends and family. I had an awesome time.

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Guilderland, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The breakfast was minimal but the rooms were spacious enough and very well kept. The location was excellent, right in the middle of downtown and easily accessible to the beach. Walking distance to great shops an restaurants. The beach is walkable but there is also a bus that brings you right near the cliff walk for only $2. Would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

our fourth stay at the clarkeston It doesnt get any better than this. Thanks Rick for all your suggestions for birthday dinner ,Rick always goes out of his way to accomadate guests,Thanks for the room upgrade for birthday celebration was really special. why would you stay anywhere else,central location ,walk to many of the sites of newport,staff accomadating to your... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarkeston is located in the heart of the historic district in Newport. The building housing the inn is over 300 years old with many of the original wide board floors and latching doors. The property was fully restored in 1993, keeping the colonial feel with working fireplaces but adding modern amenities including jacuzzi tubs and fine linens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clarkeston

Address: 28 Clarke St, Newport, RI 02840-3024
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $184 - $483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Clarkeston 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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