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Melville House

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Reviewed 28 June 2011

We stayed at this bed and breakfast and it was really good. Great location, good service, walking distance to all entertainment and decent rates. The manager was great, he gave us an upgrade without extra charge. The breakfast was really good too.

Thank Dinoraholmos
Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 June 2011

We stayed on the first floor next to the front door. Room 7. The door opens and closes all night long and when it closes it slams. There was a guy on the second floor locked out of his room. He banged on the door and yelled some girl's name for about 30 minutes until he realized his room was...

2Thank Mtmcg
Reviewed 19 October 2009

We booked the room for 2 nights direct with the Melville House Inn abour 6 weeks before we were due to stay. We specifically booked the David Melville Suite because the significance of the name! When we got there, after driving 250 miles, we couldn't check in at the Melville House Inn and had to go 3 houses down the...

3Thank UkJetlag
Reviewed 30 September 2009

There is a reason why there are so many 5-star review on this place--old management. Apparently Inns of Newport acquired this place back in April, and never bothered to update the website to reflect the lack of in-building breakfast and the fact that the couple who owned the place aren't around. My fiancée and I chose this place based on...

2Thank kendrawesome
Reviewed 10 September 2009

Location is phenomenal and parking is a major plus. There are a few B&Bs on the same street operated by Inns of Newport. Apparently breakfast was served in the one next door, not in our own B&B. No one told us that, and I went downstairs in the am expecting to find breakfast going on, but there was no one....

1Thank lemonicecream
Reviewed 8 June 2009

what a wonderfull place to stay, the staff expecially Dean was so helpfull. when we arrived we got upgraded which was great the house was wonderfull a great spot for exploring newport with free parking a great advantage when staying in newport. we visit newport regular and usually stay a couple of blocks further up the road but on future...

Thank spinksWalsall
Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 January 2009

I came here in May 2007 with my friend, then returned again in May 2008 with a group of freinds. The Melville house is great find, their prices are lower compared to a majority of the other B&B's, its located 2 blocks up from Thames St and the food is excellent. The breakfasts were always hearty and the afternoon baked...

Thank jeks33
Reviewed 22 December 2008

We stayed at the Melville House Inn having found it on our arrival in Newport, Rhode Island. It was the end of the season and no-one else was staying that night, but Bob and Priscilla, the owners, couldn't have made us more welcome. It's an old building with cosy rooms and a log fire in the sitting room. They also...

Thank tallblonde79
New Paltz, NY
Reviewed 24 June 2008

My wife and I the l stepped back into history the past 3 nights nestled in this cozy B & B located one block from Thames St. For those of you not familiar with Thames St., it is the heartbeat of Newport with shops, restaurants and clubs for all tastes. Boat charters abound. If you're looking for something really upscale,...

1Thank JAFNewPaltz_NY
Boston, MA
Reviewed 1 June 2008

My husband surprised me with a weekend in Newport, he could not have picked a better place for us to celebrate our 27th wedding anniversary. Priscilla and Bob were delightful hosts. Priscilla serves up a harty breakfast; there's always their home made bake granola, their own specialty coffee, muffins, juice, fruite and of coarse a hot entree. The breakfast is...

Thank gueyduck

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Melville House

Address: 39 Clarke St., Newport, RI 02840
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $170 - $545 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Melville House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“For wifi stay closer to the office”
KCallahanH, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“Go elsewhere!”
NightingaleMichigan, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Bathrooms are very very small. Not what is shown on website. Might want to consider one of their other properties if you are more then average in size. We stayed in room 1 (which was on the second floor). The first floor room was nicer - but booked. Would not stay on the third floor.”
384traceyl, 21 Aug 2013 | Read review
“If you are planning to share the bedroom with someone else, make sure that you ask for two double beds or a king size bed if you are a family traveling with children. The bedrooms are somwehat small if staying in a double.”
Manchester_CTCarmen, 28 May 2012 | Read review
“Room 6 had a double bed and looked over the house next door not a parking lot or anything.”
carolT667, 25 Aug 2011 | Read review
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