Samuel Durfee House      
352 Spring Street, Newport, RI 02840, USA    
(401) 847-1652


  1. Harrison Room...
  2. Durfee Room...
  3. The Ida Lewis Room...
  4. The Polo Room...
  5. The Doris Duke Room...
  6. Samuel Durfee House...
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Circa 1803. Just a block from the harbor, this elegant 1803 Federal house is conveniently located in Newport's Yachting Village. Gather in the parlor to play games, select a book or watch television. Afternoon refreshments, a guest phone line and small refrigerator are also available. In keeping with the ambiance and décor of the period, guest bedrooms feature four-poster, sleigh and canopy beds. The Ida Lewis Room includes a private deck overlooking the rear garden and carriage house. Soak in the clawfoot tub and listen to a CD in the Polo Room. A three-course gourmet breakfast may include house specialties such as Portuguese Sweet Bread French Toast and Eggs Frittata with fresh fruit, home-baked bread and a popular local roast coffee. Tour the mansions and the Tennis Hall of Fame on Bellevue Avenue.

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$160 to $295

Off Season: $110 to $150

Payment Types Accepted Include Master Card, Visa, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.

    • Breakfast
    • Snacks/Refreshments
    • Afternoon Tea


This property has 5 total guest accommodations with private bath, 1 with fireplace, 1 with whirlpool. The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • Turn-Down Service
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Hair Dryer
  • Flexible Check in/out Times
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • Desk
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Off-site Dry Cleaning Services
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Events Hosted

    • Romantic Getaways

Jackie O Room

This bright, cozy, cheerful room features a cane bed and is decorated with beautiful chintz fabrics. Relax in the whirlpool in your private bathroom.

Rates: $110 - $255

Type of bed: Queen

Durfee Room

The Empire-style, ornately carved four-poster queen-size bedstead is the focal point of this handsome room. Classic dark mahogany furnishings and detailed period paneling take you back to an era of luxurious living. This room at the front of the house, has been named for the original owner of the house, Samuel Durfee. The private bathroom with shower is appointed with a separate vanity area.

Rates: $110 - $255

Type of bed: Queen

The Ida Lewis Room

This stunning room features a queen-size mahogany four-poster rice bedstead and has been named after the famous Newport lighthouse keeper, Ida Lewis. The private deck, a perfect retreat for morning coffee and afternoon relaxation, overlooks the rear garden and carriage house. The bright private bathroom has a pedestal sink and shower.

Rates: $110 - $225

Type of bed: Queen

The Doris Duke Room

This peaceful room at the rear of the house is furnished in the French style. The elegant Jacquard draperies accent the ornate white wrought iron beds, which can be, made up as two twin beds or a king bed. This room is named after Newport's famous heiress, Doris Duke. The private bathroom has a shower.

Rates: $120 - $265

Type of bed: King(2) , Twin

Harrison Suite

First floor suite has king canopy bed with french doors opening to small sitting room with private entrance leading to private deck. Fireplace in bedroom.

Rates: $140 - $295

Type of bed: King

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Children Restrictions

Children age 8 and up are welcome year round. Younger children on individual basis in off season.


If the reservation is canceled 14 days or more in advance, there is a refund less $25 processing fee. If the reservation is canceled less than 14 days in advance and by 12 noon the day before arrival, a gift certificate less $50 fee valid for one year will be issued. There is no refund for cancellations after noon the day before arrival or for early check-outs or no-shows.


Smoke Free Property.

Other Activities

    • Bicycling
    • Beaches
    • Art Galleries
    • Antiquing
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Tennis
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Tennis Hall Of Fame

Pumpkin Bread

A very easy, quick, and delicious recipe which makes two loaves!

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