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Samuel Durfee House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviewsida lewis roomb bmy husband and iprivate deckportuguese sweet bread french toastoff street parkingevery afternoonfrittatagreat hostsprivate parkingwithin walking distanceexcellent stayhost and hostessthe location is perfectthought of everythinglong weekendloved our stay
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Stayed here for 1 night passing through Newport on the drive home from Maine. Inn was great with awesome location so close to shops and restaurants along Thames St. Onsite parking was also a plus. We stayed in the Harrison Suite-super comfortable bed, spacious, and...More

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Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 22 October 2017

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your short visit to the Samuel Durfee House. We hope that next time you will be able to stay and enjoy our delicious cooked breakfasts! Thanks for sharing~Heather

Reviewed 19 October 2017

I knew I did not want to stay in a hotel while in Newport – the epitome of good life in the Gilded age. But to tell you the truth, I've had my share of bad experiences in B&B's so I was hesitating. Then, I...More

1  Thank Oliver S
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! So glad that you noticed and enjoyed all of the amenities. Sorry to hear that you had internet issues. Weather can play a factor as well as the condition of lines in Newport (yes, they are awful)....More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is Inn is so wonderful. It’s quaint,cozy,charming and comfortable. The innkeepers are so personable and their food is wonderful. Each morning the breakfast was delicious and filling. Every afternoon the snacks were also great. The rooms were cozy and comfortable. I did get hot...More

1  Thank Melinda M
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 22 October 2017

So glad to hear how much you enjoyed our breakfasts and afternoon snacks! It is very hard to control the temperature of the house this time of year (some days we have the A/C on and other days the heat). We wish you would have...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We picked the Samuel Durfee Inn for our first sister's trip and were not disappointed! The innkeepers Michael and Heather were amazing even buying a memory foam topper for the bed in our suite which was a little too hard for my joints. Heather purchased...More

1  Thank Betty S
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 22 October 2017

The Harrison Suite is a wonderful choice for guests desiring extra room (and since it is located on the first floor, it has the wonderful original wide floor boards and detailed molding) and happy to hear how comfortable the bed was with the new memory...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

My three sisters and I recently stayed at Samuel Durfee House from October 12th-16th for a sister trip. Two of us stayed in the The Harrison Suite while the other two stayed in the Ida Lewis Room. From our checking in and meeting Heather, one...More

1  Thank fruitfulvine
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 22 October 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such lovely things about your sisters getaway. We are so happy that we were able to help you have a great trip! ~Heather

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$ 188 - US$ 405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$ 188 - US$ 405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Hello and thank you for your interest in our inn. Yes, we are just a block away from Thames Street and a block and a half away from Bellevue Avenue where the Tennis Hall of Fame and mansions are located.
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"Harrison Suite is spacious and comfortable, good for couples."
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"The Doris Duke Suite is great for additional guests"
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"The Doris Duke suite is in the back of the house on the second floor and was very quiet."
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"We were in the Ida Davis room and it was great."
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