Admiral Sims' House | Newport Bed & Breakfast B&B
73 Catherine Street
Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States
401-841-0009 / Toll Free: 877-841-0009
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Admiral Sims' House - Bed and Breakfast Hotel Lodging in Newport, Rhode Island

Once the home of Admiral William Sowden Sims (past President of the Naval War College in Newport Rhode Island), this gracious Victorian now functions as a welcoming bed and breakfast B&B hotel. Its restored elegance allows you to relive history and a time gone by...yet, just minutes away, you're in the center of Newport's many activities, historical attractions, fine restaurants, ocean beach, and unique shops. It offers spacious rooms with private baths, cable TV, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, off-street parking, and a full, hot breakfast.

B&B Hotel lodging and accommodations in Newport, Rhode Island

  • Wide, original staircase
  • Bright, spacious rooms with Private Bath
  • Walking distance to Newport Attractions - especially close to the beach
  • Big, flat-screen, cable TV
  • A/C 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free off-street parking
  • Big breakfast - hot-off-the-grill
  • Live acoustic guitar music during breakfast on weekends by Nicky (from Nicky's Music of Newport)
  • 4 GREAT rooms - GREAT walkable location - BIG HOT breakfast!
  • A red carpet welcome...
  • Perfect for Newport
  • Local artist created and hand-made the pillows
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Oh yeah, Newport is rocking!

  • NIMfest concerts

Newport Independent Music (NIM) Festival

Sundays through September

King Park Gazebo

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First Beach

Save the Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium - every day!
Free Concerts - Tuesdays

Bonfire & Concert 18 Aug

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Dinner Concerts

Tuesdays through August

Sweet Berry Farm

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Farmers' Market


Memorial Blvd

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Lobster Boil & Sunset Sail


Aurora on Goat Island

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Outdoor Films

Thursdays through September

Throughout Newport

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Secret Garden

Fri-Sun, 11-13 Sep

Throughout Newport

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Newport International Boat Show

Thu-Sun, 17-20 Sep

Newport Waterfront

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Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

Fri-Sun, 27-29 Sep

Marble House & The Elms

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Harvest Fair

Fri & Sat, 3 & 4 Oct

Norman Bird Sanctuary

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Newport Marathon & Half-Marathon

Sun 11 Oct

First Beach

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Seafood Festival

Sat & Sun, 17 & 18 Oct

Bowen's Wharf

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Newport Restaurant Week

6 -15 Nov

Throughout Newport


Come enjoy the charm, beauty and history of legendary Newport, and let the Admiral Sims' House be your "home away from home" while in Newport.

We're family and pet friendly with prior arrangements. Join us at Admiral Sims' House and you'll appreciate modern conveniences in a quiet, historic setting.

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Visit our sister property - The Beech Tree Inn & Cottage!

Private bath * Fireplace * Jacuzzi tub * Cable TV * Hot breakfast * Free Parking

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