Melville House Newport Hotel

39 Clarke Street, Newport, United States, 02840  show map
 2 stars
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Melville House Newport Hotel

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Breakfast
No pets allowed
Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

No Smoking

Non-smoking property

Overview

Melville House Newport Hotel is set in a green area of Newport next to Newport Playhouse and Cabaret, Fort Adams State Park and Kingscote .

Melville House Newport Hotel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Newport. A theater, a synagogue and a museum lie a short distance away.

Melville House Newport Hotel is at a short distance from Old Colony Newport Railway train station. It takes about 30 minutes to get to T. F. Green airport by car.

Rooms

This property offers guestrooms complete with a sitting area, climate control, a laptop safe, free Wi-Fi and a separate toilet. Bathrooms are appointed with bathrobes and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Serving an array of dishes, Brick Alley Pub and The Conservatory at Vanderbilt Grace are just 100 meters away.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   8.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Bathrobe

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

39 Clarke Street, Newport, United States, 02840

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City Center
  • Newport
    700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Old Colony Newport Railway
    2300 ft
  • National Museum of American Illustration
    1.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Brick Alley Pub (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • Muse by Jonathan Cartwright (cuisine: European)
    200 ft
Parks
  • Touro Park
    1600 ft
  • Redwood Library & Athenaeum
    1600 ft
Beaches
  • King Park
    4900 ft
  • Easton's Beach
    1.3 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    8

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
Size: 175 sq. feet
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    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Melville House Newport Hotel Newport location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      39 Clarke Street, Newport, United States, 02840

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Newport
        700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Old Colony Newport Railway
        2300 ft
      • National Museum of American Illustration
        1.4 mi
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Brick Alley Pub (cuisine: American)
        500 ft
      • Muse by Jonathan Cartwright (cuisine: European)
        200 ft
      Parks
      • Touro Park
        1600 ft
      • Redwood Library & Athenaeum
        1600 ft
      Beaches
      • King Park
        4900 ft
      • Easton's Beach
        1.3 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        8

      Melville House Newport Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Fort Adams Foundation - 400 ft

      Popular areas

      Places of interest

      Train stations

      Shopping areas

      Amusement

      • Ryan Family Amusement Ctr - 700 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      Museums

      • Museum of Newport History - 400 ft
      • Artillery CO of Newport - 400 ft
      • Newport Restoration Foundation - 400 ft
      • Rose Island Light House Fndtn - 1000 ft
      • Newport Art Museum - 1700 ft

      Parks

      • Brenton PT State Park - 400 ft
      • Newport City Recreation Dept - 1700 ft
      • Newport Recreation Dept - 1700 ft

      Halls

      • Oceancliff Hotel and Resort - 400 ft
      • Jewish Community Ctr - 400 ft
      • Saint Joseph's Parish Hall - 1700 ft

      Theaters

      Business areas

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Newport Hospital - 3700 ft

      Marina

      • Newport Marina - 2700 ft

      Local attractions

      • The Breakers - 1.0 mi
        44 Ochre Point Ave., Newport
      • Easton's Beach - 1.3 mi
        175 Memorial Blvd., Newport
      • Fort Adams State Park - 1.4 mi
        90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport
      • Chepstow - 5100 ft
        Narragansett Avenue, Newport
      • National Museum of American Illustration - 1.3 mi
        Vernon Court, Newport

      Near the hotel

      • Touro Synagogue - 500 ft
        85 Touro Street, Newport
      • Museum of Newport History - 1200 ft
        127 Thames Street, Newport
      • Touro Park - 1600 ft
        Newport, RI
      • Newport Art Museum - 1800 ft
        76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
      • St. Mary's Catholic Church - 600 ft
        12 Williams Street, Newport
      • The Old Stone Mill - 1400 ft
        Touro Park, Newport
      • Redwood Library & Athenaeum - 1600 ft
        50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

      Restaurants nearby

      • Brick Alley Pub - 500 ft

        Address: 140 Thames st.
        Phone: 401-849-6334

        82% likes this, based on 937 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 10 - USD 29

      • The Conservatory at Vanderbilt Grace - 200 ft

        Address: 41 Mary Street
        Phone: 401-846-6200

        65% likes this, based on 60 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 17 - USD 42

      • Busker's - 400 ft

        Address: 178 Thames St
        Phone: 401-846-5856

        64% likes this, based on 176 reviews
        Cuisine: American, Irish
        Price Range: USD 11 - USD 16

      • Muse by Jonathan Cartwright - 200 ft

        Address: 41 Mary Street
        Phone: +1 401-846-6200

        72% likes this, based on 87 reviews
        Cuisine: European
        Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

      • Barking Crab - 500 ft

        Address: 151 Swinburne Row
        Phone: 401-848-CRAB

        Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        8
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      Melville House Newport Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Melville House Newport

      Average guest rating

      8.0out of 10
      Fabulous
      Based on 39 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        9.2

        Melville House b&b along with the other B&B's owned by this group are authentic 17th century homes. It just added to our day in historic New Port. If you are not into historic/authentic period homes, this is not the place for you. It has everything you need with a modern bathroom, just on a small scale. The home does smell a little musty, but I have stayed in hotels that smelled mustier. This one is hundreds of years old. I would stay there over and over again if I get the opportunity.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        The historical house, the good enviroments

        The wifi connection is so weak that we can hardly connect

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        Our trip came just hours/days before hurricane Irene. We went anyway. The owner/manager was extremely accommodating and allowed us to adjust our schedule to come, stay and go as we wished.

        The Inn was in a denselyhoused section of the city with narrow streets and close quarters.Overall, I would classify the accommodations as "humble".

      • Couple
        6.2

        Melville house was close to the action in downtown Newport. The breakfast was very good.

        I did not like that my room did not have its own bathroom. We had to use a bathroom down the hall. This was very inconvenient. The parking in the hotel was also very tight. My new car was dented as a hotel employee and another guest were trying to maneuver back there and got in an accident.

      • Older travelers
        8.8

        The location is absolutely perfect for a visit to Newport. We could walk everywhere easily especially to the many restaurants and pubs. The room was comfy and nicely decorated. The bed was great! The bathroom was tiny but not an issue. The price was fair for high tourist season in Newport. The made to order breakfast was very good.

        It was a bit confusing figuring out the "process". The Melville House is actually one of a number of properties (I think it is called the "Inns of Newport"). Once we understood it was more of a "chain" vice a private Inn, it was fine. You have to sign up for breakfast (not served at Melville) and if the seating is full you go to another house. Not a huge issue, just not clear when we checked in. We were given an upgrade when we arrived (not at Melville House) and the room was small and a bit shabby (the bathroom was bigger). I ask to see where I was originally booked and it was a much nicer room. We took that. (I think the upgrade was for a tv... Not something needed if you are going to see Newport).

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        GREAT location to walk to anyplace in old Newport, RI. Parking available. Located in the perfect place in town - quiet, yet one block from harbor, shopping, dining. Incredibly OLD, historic area. The Melville House is from the 1750s, so it is "creaky" but very comfortable. Nice staff. WELL worth the money for the whole experience.

        Owner has multiple B&Bs on same street. Melville House has no WIFI or TVs yet, but others do. Not sure that it should get them either. It was a very quiet place and TVs would change the atmosphere. WIFI available at Starbucks down the street or in the other B&Bs across the street.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Beautiful rooms, loved the location - very close to shopping, pier, beach. Will stay at Melville House again.

        At registration it was not made clear what the breakfast plan was - I was veryk confused, did not know I was supposed to sign up for a time and place for breakfast - however one of the morning staff took care of it for us, and it was not a problem at all

      • Single
        10.0

        Very friendly staff, great cook. Also accommodating in respect to room choice.

        The soap should be new every day and same for the shampoo, and set should include conditioner.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        The staff were tremendously pleasant and helpful. The bed was extremely comfortable

        Room service never cleaned our room. No heat was operating in the room.

      • Couple
        7.4

        Breakfast & stag were great

        No TV

      • Group of friends
        6.2

        The location is the best thing about this inn. Once we parked the car, we didn't get in again until we left b/c everything was within walking distance, which is good because there is a lot of paid parking in Newport.

        The list of dislikes is long......no maid service (at least this was the case for us), no information about the full breakfast that is included....it's in another building, but we weren't told, so we had no idea, once we arrived at the full breakfast, there was no menu or food displayed, so we had no idea of our options. The young kid asked us what we wanted but we had no idea of the choices. The owner of this establishment also owns three or four other inns, and it appears he's in over his head, as basics are left out.

      • Couple
        8.8

        Breakfast si great: bread, fruits salad and a choice of omelette , pancakes or french toast. Rooms are clean and free parking. Location is perfect near the most popular wharfes.

        Parking lots are sooo small. No internet access.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        Upon arrival, the owner (Rick) offered to switch us into more comfortable accommodations to suit our family of four. The staff was friendly and couteous, and quick to offer assistance with information on the local eateries. We enjoyed breakfast very much - particularly by my daughters, who can be pretty selective eaters. Rooms were quaint, nicely decorated, and comfortable. Location was excellent, well within walking distance to the "main drag" and the popular wharves. All-in- all, I would highly recommend the Melville house as an excellent bed and breakfast choice.

        Although parking in the lot is a bit tight, I never had a problem coming or going.

      • Older travelers
        7.8

        location-5 minutes, to main area

        Bathroom is very small in our room

      • Single
        8.2

        None of the above words describe somewhere like Melville House. Old traditional b and b in 1700's style in old seaport town, so very niche. Not everyones chocie, but if you like atmospheric and unique style then very good.

        Slightly expensive, but then it is Newport in high season

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Melville House Newport Hotel Newport location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      39 Clarke Street, Newport, United States, 02840

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Newport
        700 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Old Colony Newport Railway
        2300 ft
      • National Museum of American Illustration
        1.4 mi
      • Bus stop
        700 ft
      Restaurants
      • Brick Alley Pub (cuisine: American)
        500 ft
      • Muse by Jonathan Cartwright (cuisine: European)
        200 ft
      Parks
      • Touro Park
        1600 ft
      • Redwood Library & Athenaeum
        1600 ft
      Beaches
      • King Park
        4900 ft
      • Easton's Beach
        1.3 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  11 am
      • Number of rooms:
        8