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Sarah Kendall House

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A GREAT place..The Sarah Kendall House was an Awesome choice Bryan & Fran could not have been any nicer. The property, amenities, off road parking and the breakfast that could feed an ARMY was yummy !

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location. We were within walking distance of the main downtown area. It was a rainy day when we were there so we didn't get to do as much as we had hoped. The drive along the coast was beautiful. There is a toll to cross the bridge and get into Newport.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sarah Kendall House is an absolute gem! The house is immaculate, our room was perfect and so comfortable. We loved the private deck. Our hosts, Fran and Brian are delightful. Breakfast both days were over the top with food and choices. The bagels were the best I have ever tasted. Your two are the quintessential inn keepers.

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PA
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This B&B was really lovely. It was within walking distance of the harbor and to shops and restaurants and our room was large and well appointed. Every day there were fresh cookies and refreshments waiting for us and the breakfast was the most generous breakfast spread I have ever seen. There was hot food cooked to order plus bowls of...

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Your review was great! Thank you for your description of our B+B as a wonderful place to stay. We pride ourselves on our breakfast and hospitality. Thank you for your prayers for our family. I am convinced God was sitting on their shoulders when the horrendous accident happened. We tried not to dampen anyone's stay with our grief. We look...

Elverson, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were very impressed by this historic and friendly inn. The home has been meticulously restored to its original state of grandeur and elegance. The owners are a friendly and delightful couple and the breakfast was superb. We stayed in the Isaac Kendall room and enjoyed the spaciousness, the gas fireplace and the very comfortable bed. We will definitely be...

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We try to pay special attention to our B+B so our guests will enjoy their experience. We also try to pay attention to detail and make our guests feel special. Bryan

Elverson, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 October 2016

WOW!! My wife and I spent a night last week at this spectacular B&B. We travel the world and this B&B is truly world class. The Inn is beautiful in every sense of the word. A 18th Century gem that has been restored with such care and attention to detail...it is an amazing Inn. The furnishings were tasteful and added...

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We pride ourselves on keeping our B+B so our guests stay will be enjoyable. We look forward to your next visit. Fran

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband and I had a 2 night stay here in April 2016. Newport is such an amazing destination with all of it's history, charm and character and staying at the Sarah Kendall house really contributed to our overall experience there. The first night of our stay, we were in a room on the second floor with a double bed....

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate when guests take time to write a review. We were happy to change your room to a harbor view with floor to ceiling windows at your small room rate. Newport rarely sees 80 degree weather in April. We put the air conditioning in May 1! This spring we will consider an earlier date....

New Jersey
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have just returned from another fine weekend at the Sarah Kendall. To us, there is no other place to stay in Newport. Bryan and Fran are absolutely first class people,they go above and beyond what we have experienced at other Inns. The rooms are incredible in every facet-such a comfortable environment. The breakfast has never disappointed...

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Many thanks for your glowing review! We are pleased that you have made The Sarah Kendall House.your go to place to stay when in Newport. We enjoyed your company. Bryan

Reviewed 12 October 2016

We could not have made a better choice for our first stop on our Honeymoon! The Sarah Kendall House is packed with beauty and charm both inside and outside with a lovely porch and tranquil garden all situated just steps from the water. Our accommodations were spectacular and breakfast was a feast fit for a king! All of this is...

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay and our famous porch. I hope took some time to sit in the gardens. We look forward to your return visit. Bryan

Mariehamn
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Lovely place to stay at in Newport. Old beautiful house, great caretakers/owners, overall an excellent experience. So much more nice to stay like this than the ordinary hotel room, and the location was perfect.

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sarahkendallhouse, Owner at Sarah Kendall House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take pride in keeping our historic home in good repair. It is so thoughtful of you to recognize our efforts. We look forward to your next visit. Bryan

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful bed and breakfast in historical neighborhood. Homes are colonial and Victorian some dating back to 1700. Very quiet area but a short walk to the center of town. On the harbor( see the Newport bridge beautifully lite at night) beautiful front porch with antique wicker furniture to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarah Kendall House

Address: 47 Washington St, Newport, RI 02840-8526
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $186 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sarah Kendall House 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“any room would be a great choice!!”
 of 5 bubbles josephgY2098EX, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We selected the largest suite which was outstanding.”
 of 5 bubbles 898MichaelP, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Sarah Kendall room has a lovely "high bed"!”
 of 5 bubbles MathiasS684, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The large room that features a king size bed, large private bath and a spectacular view”
 of 5 bubbles lovedudley5, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had room 1 the first night then switched to room 3 due to availability. We would stay in room 1 next time.”
 of 5 bubbles tnks, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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