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Samuel Durfee House

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All reviewsida lewis roomb bmy husband and iprivate deckportuguese sweet bread french toastoff street parkingevery afternoonfrittatagreat hostsprivate parkingwithin walking distanceexcellent stayhost and hostessthe location is perfectthought of everythinglong weekendloved our stay
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Our friends were coming from Japan and we all wanted to stay at a typical bed and breakfast in New England. I heard about the Samuel Durfee House in Newport, but never stayed there. I have to say, after staying there, we feel we got...More

1  Thank Leshismore
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 30 September 2017

We are so happy to hear that you and your friends from Japan enjoyed your visit to Newport! We agree that the location is ideal for walking to the Newport sights and restaurants. We hope to see you again soon! Thanks for taking the time...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice Bed and Breakfast located within reasonable walking distance to many of the mansions, shops, and restaurants. Hosts Heather and Mike do all they can to make your stay pleasant and memorable. Breakfasts are excellent. Rooms are a bit small, but nicely done. Off...More

1  Thank gw1247
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 September 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts with other travelers. We are so glad you liked our convenient location and parking as well as the breakfast. Since our inn was built in 1803, the rooms are not huge but we are happy to hear that you...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017

The perfect place to spend an end of the summer vacation. It was special in every way. We looked forward to spending time with Michael and Heather each morning since they offered information that helped us plan our days. Breakfast was prepared to perfection and...More

3  Thank Gail S
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 September 2017

We are so happy that your son recommended us and that you enjoyed your visit so much! We look forward to seeing you when you return. Thanks for sharing! ~Heather

Reviewed 16 September 2017

Took my wife here for her birthday, stayed in the Doris Duke suite. Accommodations were excellent, very comfortable bed, beautiful private porch. The whirlpool tub is not oversize, but we didn't have time for it anyway. Breakfast the next morning was tremendous, very delicious, and...More

2  Thank Grover72
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 23 September 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed our historic inn for your wife's birthday getaway! The Doris Duke Suite is the perfect choice for those wanting extra space and amenities. We hope to see you again! Thanks for taking the time to share your visit! ~Heather

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The Samuel Durfee House exceeded our expectations. The house was quaint and cozy. We stayed in the Harrison Suite, which was very spacious with a large, comfortable bed and cozy sitting area. Heather and Michael were extremely kind, personable, and helpful. They welcomed us with...More

2  Thank Nicole S
Response from mhjtravels, Owner at Samuel Durfee HouseResponded 13 September 2017

We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed your stay in the Harrison Suite,it is a great space with extra sitting room and large deck, and that we were able to help you have a great Newport experience! Thanks so much for sharing...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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USD 188 - USD 404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 188 - USD 404 (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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