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Samuel Durfee House

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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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 28 July 2014

From booking to departure our experience could hardly have been better. I won't reiterate the superlatives of other reviewers (location, parking, cleanliness, breakfasts) except to say that Heather and Michael seem to have truly found their calling as hosts and convey a welcome seldom found...More

8  Thank Gas_Geezer
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 13 August 2014

Thank you so much for sharing your recent visit at the Samuel Durfee House. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again! ~Heather

Reviewed 23 July 2014

Warmly greeted by our hosts. Parking is free and a HUGE plus in a town where parking is at a.premium. We had a suite and it was.perfect for us. Sitting room/living room with two tvs and two bathrooms! Good location. Very clean. Heather and Michael...More

3  Thank ILUVFOOD
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 24 July 2014

So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Samuel Durfee House in the Doris Duke Suite-it is a great suite for couples or families that want extra space! Thanks for sharing! ~Heather

Reviewed 21 July 2014

My wife and I used this as a night to escape the kids in Newport. We could not be happier with our experience. Michael and Heather clearly know what they're doing when it comes to running a bed and breakfast! The location is perfect for...More

8  Thank WesRoberts
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 July 2014

Thank you so very much for your kind words and comments about your recent stay at the Samuel Durfee House. We are thrilled to hear that we were able to give you and your wife a wonderful getaway. We look forward to seeing you again!...More

Reviewed 16 July 2014

Lovely very old house in prime location with easy parking. The proprietors are attentive and good folks - not hard to get to know at all. Our room was quite comfortable - roomy and quiet with a bathroom that was certainly adequate. Breakfast can be...More

8  Thank Blueraidertwo
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 18 July 2014

We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our Federal Period Inn! Many thanks for sharing your thoughts with future guests! We hope to see you again! ~Heather

Reviewed 30 June 2014

My family passed through Newport on our way to Nantucket and couldn't have been more happy with our stay. The house exceeded our expectations! Very well done. Our hosts made us feel very welcome and were very accommodating as we also had our 3yr old...More

7  Thank Nick O
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 8 July 2014

We hope that you will be able to stay longer next time as well! Newport is a wonderful town with so much to do! Many thanks for sharing! ~Heather

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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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Price range
USD 226 - USD 404 (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
USD 226 - USD 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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