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Jailhouse Inn

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Clifton Park, New York
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This was our first time staying at an Inn instead of a name brand hotel. We were delighted. The servce was very personable from the continental breakfast to the most delicious cookies served in the afternoon. Our room was quiet from the other quests and quite spacious. The city noise could be heard but you are in a city...the heart...

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

Dear Jean H -- There's a first time for everything, and we are honored to be your first inn! It's really true that staying at a smaller, one-of-a-kind place makes for a more memorable experience. With 23 guestrooms, the Jailhouse isn't TOO small however -- as an inn, we are larger than a B&B. So while we are certainly friendly...

Fredericton
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I too have recently stayed at the Jailhouse in the Gang Lockup room on the lower level. Accommodations were excellent! With the very comfortable living room pull-out sofa, and two bedrooms, three of us were able to have our own space and TVs. Room could easily accommodate 5 or 6. Th inn itself was perfect - location, location, location. Over...

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

Dear 801Dave -- We loved hosting you and your brothers -- so glad you enjoyed your time in historic Newport! The "Gang Lock-up" suite is sort of a secret (reserved only by phone), but once people know about it, they tend to request it again and again. As you said, it's on the lower level a.k.a. basement, but the foundation...

Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 1 June 2015

The "Gang Lock-Up," is a comfortable, quiet, 4-room mini-apartment located on the bottom floor of this former 18th century Jail. The nameplate on the door of our room: "Gang Lock-Up," serves to capture the character of this unique Newport B&B. Staff members are especially friendly and helpful. The Continental Breakfast offers a pleasant start to each day; the coffee is...

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Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We made a reservation for 2 nights which was confirmed and paid over the phone. We were really excited because this was a special occasion, but our excitement didn't last for too long. A while later we received a call saying that they wouldn't honor our reservation because there was a 3 night minimum. When we made the reservation we...

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

Dear Nataliya P -- We are sincerely sorry for this misunderstanding and for your disappointment. Your review hit us very hard, as the whole team here at the Jailhouse takes great pride in providing friendly, helpful guest service at all times. As you know, when you called and reached our very sweet but also very new front desk associate during...

Seaham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2015

We stayed in the Inn after 5 days in New York. It's a pleasant 3 1/5 drive from NYC. The Jailhouse is only a 1 minute walk from the front. Set in a semi quiet location opposite a church. We had the top central bedroom which we paid extra for. The room was large with separate sitting room and bathroom....

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Wallingford, Connecticut
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Very interesting place, we really enjoyed our stay here. The Inn is located within walking distance to downtown Newport and the Water. they have a parking lot, continental breakfast and very clean comfortable rooms. Recommend it for a nice weekend getaway, with an interesting background/story.

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

Dear Arnie S - I'm glad you enjoyed yourselves and appreciated the Jailhouse's "interesting" background. It's not every day you get to stay in a historic jail dating back to 1772. I'm sure you'd agree it's MUCH more comfortable now than it probably was back then ;) We hope to see you again in downtown Newport someday. Meanwhile, THANK YOU...

Nutley, Nj
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We only stayed for one night but what a great place. The location is terrific, you don't need your car. The room was cozy and the bed was very comfy. The staff was really friendly and the morning breakfast, while not elaborate, was wonderful. I will definitely be back.

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

Dear Suzanne H: Thank you for sharing your impressions of the Jailhouse. I am so glad you and your friends enjoyed the location, comfort, and friendly staff. We LOVE our setting in the heart of Newport and the fact that we can offer free on-site parking to our guests. Free continental breakfast and wifi, too. Those things really add up...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

Jailhouse Inn is in a really good location. Close to all the sights of Newport. Rooms were comfortable, clean & spacious. Be aware as it's an old building if you are on levels 1 or 2 you may hear plenty of noise from above. Parking was fine. Breakfast was good, plenty of options. Fruit was really great. Snacks/tea/coffee available after...

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

Dear KreativeKaz76 - Thank you for staying with us and for sharing so much helpful information with others (including photos!). Yes, as you mentioned, our most quiet rooms are on the third floor. We call those our "premier" rooms. They are also our largest and most architecturally interesting with exposed wooden beams, skylights and/or dormers. As it turns out, you...

ireland
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We recently spent three nights at the jailhouse inn and arrived on a very wet miserable day. We arrived well before check in but we very warmly received and given access to our room. The room was very comfortable and the inns location is great. The real selling point of the inn are the wonderful staff. after a three week...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2014

My husband and I were due to stay five nights but we loved Newport and the Jailhouse we stayed an extra night. Positives: - breakfast is perfect, no greasy food just fruit, yoghurt, breads, cereals, eggs and some cheese and meat. As much as you need. A nice choice of tea is also available. - cookies! The afternoon cookies are...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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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 St, Newport, RI 02840-2545
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: ₹ 11,367 - ₹ 25,964 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Jailhouse Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“There was sidewalk construction going on in the street so ask for a room in the back!”
jlund151, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 6 which is near the entrance.”
ladyomaha, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring earplugs!”
tamboura2, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“While lower floor accessibility is excellent, street noise is very loud at ground level.”
CD26traveler, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try the "solitary confinement" room for an very quiet stay.”
trintrav, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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