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“Great location, lovely accommodations”
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Black Duck Inn
Ranked #21 of 95 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Great location, lovely accommodations”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

My boyfriend and I just celebrated our one-year anniversary in Newport. We stayed at the Black Duck Inn in the Meritage room and we couldn't have been more pleased! The Inn itself is super cute and feels homey. We checked in on Saturday (a little early). They had everything waiting for us, gave us the keys and told us to enjoy! We walked down the block, let ourselves in and found our way up to the gorgeous Meritage room. This room came equipped with a Jacuzzi tub, electric fireplace, flat screen TV and a king-size comfy bed. It was perfect! The location is unbeatable and the provided parking behind the Inn makes it super convenient! Breakfast on Sunday (8-10am) was fabulous and capped off an amazing weekend perfectly. I would encourage you to stay here if you want a comfortable, private, luxury B&B experience!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

This is a really charming and modern bed and breakfast and I would go again in a heartbeat. My boyfriend and I spent the weekend while I was visiting on break from an assignment in Haiti., and we really appreciated the comfort and ambiance of the Black Duck Inn. One great thing is that it is in a walking location for walking to restaurants, bars, and the waterfront. The accommodations at the inn are so lush and comfortable. We had one of the rooms with a Jacuzzi and it was very new and spacious. The inside of the inn seemed like it had been recently renovated and was inviting and warm. A bonus is that with the way the inn is laid out, there seems to be more privacy than in many other bed and breakfasts we have stayed in. Finally, the breakfast was delicious, and the cookies and coffee/tea available all day was a special touch. You will love this inn!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 1 April 2012

I recently stayed at the Blac Duck. Absolutely loved the room, staff, and location. The breakfast in the morning was delicious and the price was definitely reasonable. I will be staying again and telling all my friends and family! xoxox

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 29 September 2011

Our room was up to date, wiFi included and well atired and very clean. The breakfast was exceptional with great choices and very friendly staff. Just a short walk to the waterfront and all the stores and clubs such as the Speak Easy where we had a great 'Meet and Greet' party for all our wedding guests. Their service and rates were worth every penny (dollar) and we'd be glad to return again.
Other than the $12.00 parking fee, the Moorings was also a very enjoyable place for dinner. No recession here !!!! Excellent food and the best clam chowder available.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Boston
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Reviewed 5 July 2011

The room wasn't too big but big enough. The bathroom was nice and modern. The lounge is very nice with city scheme furniture. My husband loved the cookies they put out. I have celiac disease and they were able to make me delicious gluten free pancakes with fresh blueberries. It was fun but not noisy (lots of young couples stayed there). Ideal location!!!! convenient parking in the back.
Let them know ahead of time if you need gluten free breakfast... or any other allergies.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Burlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 19 November 2010

Our girls' weekends are very important to us. For years we have stayed in Newport in different places, own a timeshare, and have made many friends there. Once we stayed at the Black Duck Inn, we knew we'd never stay anywhere else. The rooms and bathrooms are spotless. The beds are very comfortable and the breakfasts are delicious.
I recommend highly the Inn (and the sister properties). Once you stay, you will become a return guest. VERY FRIENDLY STAFF!

  • Stayed December 2009, travelled with friends
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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 6 November 2010

This is hands-down the best B&B in NPT. Lovely, clean, comfortable rooms; park and walk to everywhere in downtown newport; affordable yet first-rate. Best part of the whole place is the inn-keeper Jeannie, who goes above and beyond to make sure your stay is the best ever. This is my 3d time there and I'm planning on staying there when I return.

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Black Duck Inn

Property: Black Duck Inn
Address: 29 Pelham St, Newport, RI 02840-3018
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 95 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Black Duck Inn is a unique and modern inn with updated amenities. This charming inn provides the luxuries of a hotel while maintaining the quaintness of a bed and breakfast. Black Duck Inn is our closest inn the Thames Street! ... more   less 

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