My family visited the inn to celebrate the New Year. We booked two rooms for two nights. The rooms are exactly like what we saw on the website, which are cozy and beautifully decorated. The inn hostess Cindy is such an amiable and good natured lady, elegant and warm, with a mellow sense of humor. Very attentive and considerate, she made us very at home. As an anecdote note, we left a message after 10:15 pm about a minor issue in our room. While we were feeling compunctious to have bothered her in such late hour, she showed up shortly---and of course beyond our expectation. The breakfast was sumptuous and delicious! The location cannot be better for all the amenities in the area, which is 5-10 min drive to Cliff Walk, Mansion area and the elegant downtown. We surely will come back in summer. Jun and Michael
My family visited the inn to celebrate the New Year. We booked two rooms for two nights. The rooms are exactly like what we saw on the website, which are cozy and beautifully decorated. The inn hostess Cindy is such an amiable and good natured lady, elegant and warm, with a mellow sense of humor. Very attentive and considerate, she made us very at home. An an anecdote note, we left a message after 10:15 pm about a minor issue in our room. While we were feeling compunctious to have bothered her in such late hour, she showed up shortly-- and of course beyond our expectation!. The location cannot be better for all the amenities in the area, which is 5-10 min drive to Cliff Walk, Mansion area and the downtown. We surely will come back in summer. Jun and Michael
Our check in was quick and efficient. The Oliver Perry room is in the front on the second floor. It has lots of windows, but in the evening we found the lighting not quite bright enough. The room is spacious and comfortable with lots of comfy chairs to relax in. Lighting in the bathroom, especially over the sink could be better. I ended up doing contact lens routines on the desk. The gas fireplace is a very nice touch, unfortunately high winds blew out the pilot. The pilot was relit the next day, but we were told if we turned it off, it would not turn back on again. Sitting by the fire in the morning reading while my husband continued snoozing was just what I wanted to do, but we didn't want to leave it on all night so I had to forgo that pleasure. Breakfasts were very tasty with nice presentation. The wine and cheese hour was pleasant and we met and talked to some very nice young folks the first night. Having Port and Sherry available for evening is just what I would expect of a B and B of this caliber, but it was not available. The location was close to town, about .4 miles I believe. Very convenient. If there had not been 30 MPH winds the 1 mile walk to The Breakers would have been doable. Parking is right in front of the building, and we were told that on the day of check out, we could leave our car all day if we wanted and we could also return to warm up and use the facilities if we wanted. Very welcoming place.
Our weekend in Newport was a memorable experance. Staying at the La Farge Peery house was icing on the cake. The house is well maintained and very comfortable. Paula the housekeeper was attentive and engaging thought out our stay. We look forward to a return visit.
Brian and Fran were great hosts. They served a delicious breakfast of pumpkin pancakes at their table set for the harvest season. This is a comfortable place to stay and we look forward to visiting again next year.
Pluses: Beautiful decor in room, great location, accommodating innkeeper Minuses: no individual room AC/heat controls, room wasn't ready by 3pm, sparse cheese and crackers for 4pm tea, slow service for breakfast; not "gourmet" breakfast as advertised; overpriced for what you get
Due to low occupancy for the period of my stay I was given a courtesy upgrade to a suite at the same price paid. This was a pleasant surprise and gratefully accepted. The innkeeper and breakfast staff were cheerful, engaging and great to be around. I would recommend this B&B to anyone.
Found the Samuel Durfee House through Bed and Breakfast.com and stayed their on October 16-17, 2017 The room accommodations and breakfasts were great. Especially liked the location - parked the car in their off street parking and never moved it until we were ready to leave. Thanks to Michael and Heather for their hospitality as well. Would stay again if in Newport and would also recommend to others. In fact, we already did! Donna & Ed S
My husband and I stayed while visiting NewPort. Eden Manor is just an amazing property. Beautiful gardens around the property. It’s very well maintained and the breakfast in the morning has sever options. Would love to stay again and have recommended to all my friends.
We're relatively new to the B&B scene. I found this after searching accommodations in Newport (that were obnoxiously overpriced), and after reading the reviews, decided to book a room. What a wonderful find! The owner, Phil, was awesome, very accommodating, and obviously loves his property. The property has all of the modern conveniences, but has been kept as a home of the period. The back steps to the 2nd floor "Estella" Room, and on up to the 3rd floor kitchen and dining room are steep and narrow and would pose a challenge to someone with ambulatory issues...however, the average person should have no issues. The morning breakfasts are prepared by Phil himself (he's a chef in his own right), and are delicious and expertly prepared to order. The views from the dining room of the property's gardens, neighboring hillside rooftops, and Newport harbor are beautiful! To top it off, Phil, his school-aged daughter, and sister, are all consummate hosts/hostesses and work hard to make each person's stay perfect. The location to the mansions is within easy walking distance...we loved walking by the beautiful homes of the area in addition to touring the glamourous opulence of the preserved mansions. We Lyft-ed/Uber-ed to the shopping/restaurant areas...so, everything was perfect. If/when we ever make it back to Newport, we will definitely return to The Artful Lodger.
We were here gor the second time and it was as good as we remembered. We celebrated our 35 th anniversary and there were 2 lovely and very tastefull cupcakes waiting in our room. So thoughtfull!
The Samuel Durfee house was fantastic. My wife and I had gotten engaged there 11 years ago and dedecided to return for our 10 year anniversary. The service in the house we're just as good as when we went 11 years ago. The innkeepers are fantastic people and made our stay so enjoyable. I would highly recommend staying here if you ever decide to head into Newport.
My wife and I stayed for two nights at the Henry Collins. The rooms are very nice and everything was spotless clean. The Inn has a very familiar atmosphere what is also due to the very nice host. Breakfast with fruits from their own garden and fresh eggs on the weekends. We would always come back!
We chose this Inn based on its location for the Newport Marathon. We could not have asked for a better place to stay. The staff was outstanding and very accommodating. The location is walk-able to all restaurants and shopping.
New England has spectacular accommodations with architecture from the Gilded Age. Vacationers enjoy such hotel alternatives as oceanfront inns, houses, and lodges open to vistas of the blue waters of Newport Bay and Rhode Island Sound. Guests are pampered with marble bathrooms, flat screen televisions, and antique décor. They set the stage for touring a plethora of attractions including mansions, lighthouses, and natural wonders.
The Preservation Society of Newport County has the responsibility to maintain the most palatial mansions in the country. They date back to the 1800s with original artwork and furnishings in place. Each one is located along the southern shoreline of Newport. Visitors are treated to guided tours or can meander at a leisurely pace seven days per week during the May to October season.
What started as a country estate has turned the city of Portsmouth into an attraction. The first topiary garden in the country sits on seven acres with a backdrop of the Narragansett Bay. Tourists are surrounded by 80 tree sculptures and gardens with flowerbeds, herb gardens, and fruit trees. The rose arbor along with 34 other species creates geometric pathways. Delightful animal figures such as a giraffe, ostrich, elephant, teddy bear, and other favorites are showcased.
A variety of historical lighthouses exists throughout the area. Castle Hill is the most famous with its granite structure highlighted by massive boulders. This landmark is not open to the public, although it still guides vessels. Jamestown is home to 64-foot Beavertail Lighthouse, which sits on the southern tip of Beavertail State Park. From this vantage point, the next two stops on the tour can be seen. A ferry ride is required to reach Rose Island Lighthouse, while Point Judith Lighthouse is a 25-mile drive to Narragansett.
Spring, summer, and fall are glorious seasons with diverse foliage dressing this destination. Even summers in Newport don''t get too hot, with temperatures averaging only in the upper-70s in the months of July and August. Temperatures are milder than most New England getaways due to the water’s proximity. Expect mild to cool evenings with ocean breezes. Sweaters should be considered after sunset.