Melville House Newport Hotel

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Breakfast
No pets allowed
Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

No Smoking

Non-smoking property

Overview

The budget 2-star Melville House Newport Hotel is set in a green area minutes away from Naval War College Museum, King Park and Easton s Beach.

The hotel is in the great location steps away from a theater, a museum and a synagogue. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

30 minutes' drive from T. F. Green airport and 10 minutes' walk to Old Colony Newport Railway train station.

Rooms

The hotel offers 8 rooms. They are fitted with a sitting area, climate control, a laptop safe, complimentary Wi-Fi and a separate toilet. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with bathrobes and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The pub The Conservatory at Vanderbilt Grace can be reached within a 5-minute walk.

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
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast

Leisure facilities

  • Library

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Bathrobe

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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
  • 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

Double Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Queen-size bed

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Melville House Newport Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Fort Adams Foundation400 ft

Popular areas

Places of interest

Train stations

Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Ryan Family Amusement Ctr700 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • Museum of Newport History400 ft
  • Artillery CO of Newport400 ft
  • Newport Restoration Foundation400 ft
  • Rose Island Light House Fndtn1000 ft
  • Newport Art Museum1700 ft

Parks

  • Brenton PT State Park400 ft
  • Newport City Recreation Dept1700 ft
  • Newport Recreation Dept1700 ft

Halls

  • Oceancliff Hotel and Resort400 ft
  • Jewish Community Ctr400 ft
  • Saint Joseph's Parish Hall1700 ft

Theaters

Business areas

Medical care and Hospitals

  • Newport Hospital3700 ft

Marina

  • Newport Marina2700 ft

Local attractions

  • The Breakers1.0 mi
    44 Ochre Point Ave., Newport
  • Easton's Beach1.3 mi
    175 Memorial Blvd., Newport
  • Fort Adams State Park1.4 mi
    90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport
  • Chepstow5100 ft
    Narragansett Avenue, Newport
  • National Museum of American Illustration1.3 mi
    Vernon Court, Newport

Near the hotel

  • Touro Synagogue500 ft
    85 Touro Street, Newport
  • Museum of Newport History1200 ft
    127 Thames Street, Newport
  • Touro Park1600 ft
    Newport, RI
  • Newport Art Museum1800 ft
    76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church600 ft
    12 Williams Street, Newport
  • The Old Stone Mill1400 ft
    Touro Park, Newport
  • Redwood Library & Athenaeum1600 ft
    50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport

Restaurants nearby

  • Brick Alley Pub500 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 Grace200 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's400 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 Cartwright200 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 Crab500 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
  • 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