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28 Clarke Street, Newport, RI 02840, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 103 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Clarkeston Inn.
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Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Non-smoking Rooms, Heating, Air Conditioning
From 3:00 PM
Until 11:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children or adults are charged USD 20 per night when using existing beds.
Any additional older children or adults are charged USD 20 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Based on 103 reviews
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Open since 1926, this historic Newport hotel is a 5-minute walk from Thames Street and less than a mile from the Cliff Walk to the city’s historic mansions. There is an on-site spa.
Score from 76 reviews Very good
This old-world bed and breakfast features uniquely styled guest rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Enjoy views of Newport Harbor from the rooftop terrace. Newport’s Cliff Walk is 1 mile away.
Score from 97 reviews Excellent
Located one block from the shops and harbor of Newport, this Victorian inn features private marble baths, off-street parking, and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 85 reviews Very good
Only one mile from the attractions and activities of Newport, Rhode Island's historic quarter, this hotel offers convenient amenities and relaxing facilities in a great location.
Score from 402 reviews Good
The staff was friendly and very helpful..
There are often sitting areas in a bed and breakfast. I missed the early morning coffee and a place to sit and read the paper.
Very nice location, quiet street walking distance to everything you need in Newport. Full breakfast made to order with great staff. I will be back.
Parking is really tight.Although we had off street parking if I had to get out early in the morning I would have been out of luck. Our room was in the front of the building. In the summer you would be better off in the back for a quieter room.
Not much! The location was really good and the breakfast in the morning was good
First off the Clarkston is one of several properties that the owners have on the street so you can end up in any one of them Most are like rooming houses - you let yourself in with a key- no one to greet you The room decor is old, shabby and overall just out dated
Liked our big room. Easy access from the parking lot. Finally one with large counter space! Loved the morning breakfast and the setting.
Loved the decor. The bed was one of the most comfortable I've ever slept in. The location was great. The bathroom was wonderful with a jetted tub.
Breakfast was standard fare. I think I was expecting something a little more unique. Maybe homemade muffins at least. It was good food. Just nothing out of the ordinary.
Staff was so friendly. Went above and beyond taking care of us.
Breakfast was a bit haphazard.
Breakfast was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful.
It rained. So sad for us.
One of the best reasons to stay at Clarkston Inn is the location. We were able to walk right down the street to the downtown and waterfront areas. There were lots of little shops and bars and restaurants. It was great not having to take the car as you would have to look for a metered spot or park in a lot. We also liked that we were given our choice for breakfast. We ordered from a small but adequate menu. Just remember that you have to sign up for your preferred time for breakfast. We liked Clarkston Inn and would stay there again.
We liked staying at the Clarkston Inn but one negative was the parking situation. The Clarkston Inn is associated with other inns on the street and parking lots are small. You may be staying at one inn and parking at another or even on the street. The inn was totally booked when we stayed there, so that contributed to the parking problem. I'm sure that when it is not completely booked, parking is sufficient. We were not made aware of the fact that you must sign up for breakfast. As they have different inns, they also serve breakfast at a location that might not be where you are staying. The inns are on the same street and just across the street from each other, so they are nearby. Each day you must look for the sign telling you where breakfast will be. It wasn't a huge problem, but if you don't sign up, you may not be able to eat when you want to. We saw people being turned away because they had not reserved a time and there was no room in the dining room. We really didn't mind different locations for breakfast because it gave us a chance to see other dining rooms and all the servers were wonderful.
The breakfast was just great. Have never stayed at a bed and breakfast where we got such an excellent full breakfast like you serve at the Clarkson Inn.
Rooms are a bit small but very satisfactory as we were sightseeing most of the time.
The staff was friendly, curtious, and helpful. Breakfast was cooked to order and good.
The mattess on the bed was awful, my husband and myself had the most horrible 3 days of sleep because we keep sliding into the middle. Guest should not be sleeping on the same mattess that Paul Revere slept on.
Room was spacious and the bed was amazing! Best sleep I've had in a while! Great tub with jets and the bathroom was quite big and very comfortable.
The room air conditioner was a bit annoying but we turned it off and opened the windows to let the fresh air in.
My boyfriend and I stayed Sept 19-21st. Very convenient to town. Only two blocks away from all the restaurants. Rick was courteous and very accommodating. Breakfast was fresh and delicious. Our room was on the third floor of the main building it was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. Can't wait to return!
We booked the Clarkeston but actually stayed in the Farragut Inn, another of the inns under the same ownership. We were moved because of road construction out front of the building. Although the Farragut was on the same street, it was the site of breakfast for all of the Newport Inns. The facilities were excellent and the staff very agreeable. Parking was on the premises. Location was great.
Breakfast was good, but service was understaffed, slow and confused. The waiter who took our orders was also the cook. We waited about a half hour each day to be served, and we didn't always received what we ordered. One other person bussed the tables and helped wait on the customers. Nevertheless, the food was good, and overall would not dissuade me from staying at one of the Newport Inns in the future.
Good location. Nice people. Good food. Nice room, bed was really comfortable. TV and Internet available.
Needed extra chair in room. Worst thing were the carpets, they needed a really good cleaning & probably maybe even replacement. No TV channel guide available. Would have liked an ice maker available.
Very close to everything. Liked the shower and the bathroom overall.
Previous reviews indicated that the Clarkeston Inn had a great breakfast. I disagree. French toast came out luke warm. Didn't realize it was possible to cut bacon so thin. We wanted a king bed but it took up the whole room. Only place to sit was on the bed.
Lovely character room in this 300 yr old building. Friendly staff and excellent freshly made breakfast. Loved Newport, one of our highlights in our 4 week trip.
Professional friendly staff
a bit expensive
All around a very pleasant experience
The owner is very friendly and helpful at all times!
breakfast was deplorable sausage was microwaved! very expensive grubby lack of effort
The staff was so friendly and helpful. The breakfast was outstanding. We stayed in the 3rd floor suite and it was so charming. Would definitely recommend this B& B to anyone!!!
The bed, the linens, the towels were superior quality.
Excellent Location, friendly, helpful staff, Better than my expectations
Only one thing, the bed was a bit too hard for me. But, I still slept :)
We were in Newport for a quick overnight, and were very happy with this Inn. It was inexpensive, the room was quaint, and the breakfast was delicious. You really can't beat the location, just a short walk to restaurants and shops. Loved it, and will be back next year for our next Anniversary!
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