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Samuel Durfee House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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All reviewsida lewis roomb bmy husband and iprivate deckportuguese sweet bread french toastoff street parkingfrittataevery afternoongreat hostsprivate parkingwithin walking distanceexcellent stayhost and hostessthe location is perfectthought of everythinglong weekendloved our stay
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Second time staying here, Michael and Heather are great people Could not ask for anything more for a great historical B&B to stay at for the New Year, Great location and wonderful breakfast Nice to have off the street parking which can be tough in...More

Thank tfski
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 4 January 2018

It was so nice to see you again, and very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your New Year's visit! We too hope the weather will be warmer on your next visit! Thanks so much! ~Heather

Reviewed 12 December 2017

We can't say enough about how welcoming and warm this Inn is. Michael and Heather made my birthday celebration special by providing a lovely room and the best breakfast ever! Besides the amenities, we received plenty of helpful advice on how best to enjoy our...More

Thank Rosanne J
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your birthday getaway that you celebrated with us, so glad you had such a nice time! ~Heather

Reviewed 28 November 2017

We stayed in the Harrison Suite for a January getaway. Newport is not the most popular destination in January, but we found it to be a great time to escape. The room is gorgeous, and the fireplace was a highlight. Very romantic and cozy, perfect...More

Thank Brianna B
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 14 December 2017

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your winter getaway in the Harrison Suite! Thanks for sharing your visit with other travelers! ~Heather

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Well placed, off road parking, a front door into a different world. We received a great welcome even some help with the luggage. Lovely house, Refreshments available during the day. Coffee maker, tea and biscuits.Lovely touches. The room was just big enough and had a...More

Thank Stanley_1986
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 November 2017

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Samuel Durfee House. We added a second breakfast choice this year so that we have a sweet and savory option each morning and our breakfasts are always served with baked bread, fresh fruit, potatoes,...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

We stayed at the Samuel Durfee House for a long weekend in November. One of the things that drew me to it was the onsite parking. Parking in Newport is a brute, and the location of this B & B is so close to the...More

Thank Justus5NY
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. Sorry I was not there to meet you but so glad that Michael made your stay so enjoyable and that you especially appreciated the location and Michael's delicious breakfasts! Hope to meet you if you return to...More

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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US$178 - US$405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$178 - US$405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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28 April 2017|
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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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