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Samuel Durfee House

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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All reviewsida lewis roommy 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 stayfreshly baked cookies
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

My three sisters and I chose Newport for our first sister trip, and then the Samuel Durfee House for our chosen lodging and we were not disappointed! Heather and Michael made us feel right at home from the moment we checked in until the time...More

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Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded October 19, 2017

We are so pleased that you and your sisters enjoyed your visit so much! Glad to hear that you also enjoyed the breakfasts and afternoon goodies! Thanks so much! ~Heather

Reviewed October 11, 2017

We chose the Samuel Durfee Inn for a special getaway to Newport. It fit the bill perfectly. The location is terrific, with easy access to Thames St, Bellevue Ave, the mansions, and more. The room was very comfortable and appointed with thoughtful additions like wine...More

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Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded October 13, 2017

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and appreciated the amenities, location and breakfasts! We hope you will return in the future! ~Heather

Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Samuel Durfee House for our mini honeymoon after our wedding on Saturday (10/7/17) at OceanCliff in Newport, RI and we had to come on this site and rave review right away as our experience was unparalleled!! Mike and...More

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Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded October 13, 2017

We are so happy that you chose the Samuel Durfee House for your mini honeymoon! We wish you many years of happiness and look forward to seeing you next year as you celebrate your anniversary! Thanks for sharing your visit! ~Heather

Reviewed October 3, 2017

We enjoyed our stay at Samuel Durfee House and would definitely return. Newport lodging is very expensive in general, and we thought this was a great value and terrific alternative to some of the larger properties. We loved being a block off of Thames-- we...More

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Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for sharing your thoughts about your visit with other travelers. Yes, the inn was built in 1803 and we have done our best to provide modern amenities while working with the historic nature of the house. We always attempt to work our menu choices...More

Reviewed September 27, 2017

We stayed at the Samuel Durfee House when this couple were just beginning their enterprise. Their son was a toddler. Imagine our surprise that he is now ready to drive! In the meantime, the Durfee House has thrived and we enjoyed our experience there, once...More

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Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded September 29, 2017

It was so nice to see you all again after all of these years! Wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your second visit, including the location, décor and breakfasts! We hope you won't wait so long to return for your third visit! Thanks for...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
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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Price range
US$224 - US$404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$224 - US$404 (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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