Newport, RI 

Architects Inn

2 Sunnyside Place
10 Bliss Road
Newport, RI 02840-3350 US
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Rates: $69 to $499
Total Rooms: 5
Overall Rating: 4.97142857143 hearts (35 reviews)


Circa 1873. Known as the George Champlin Mason House, and built for the famous Newport Golden Age architect in 1873, this Victorian residence is located in a historic neighborhood. Gather by the fire in either the parlor or the library. Relax with afternoon refreshments on the porch overlooking the garden. Elegant and romantic guest bedrooms are spacious with period furnishings, sitting areas and working fireplaces. Two air-conditioned suites include a sitting room. Start the day with a satisfying breakfast before walking to the beach, harbor or museums. Take a short drive to other popular attractions. The inn offers a non-smoking, pet-free environment. On-site parking is provided.Publicity and Awards: New York Times, Travel Holiday Magazine, Newport Life Magazine, Yankee Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, Providence Journal, Destination Insider, Yahoo.Location: Ocean Community, City/Urban and Atlantic Ocean.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $69 to $499
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Visa, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Discover and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 5 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 3 with whirlpools, 2 total suites, including 2 two-bedroom suites, 1 three-bedroom suite and 1 four-bedroom suite.
The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two-night minimum weekends, three-night minimum holidays and festival weekends.
Cancellation: For a cancellation 14 days in advance of check in, the deposit is refunded less a 15% handling fee. For a cancellation inside 14 days, the deposit is refunded if the room is able to be re-rented at no loss to the Inn, less a 15% handling fee.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property and Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Snacks/Refreshments, Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Other meals available for special occasions and events.
Types of meals: Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Plus Breakfast, Continental Breakfast, Catering Service, Afternoon Tea, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Vegetarian Breakfast, Wine, Organic Breakfasts, Vegan, Gluten Free Breakfasts, Wheat Free Breakfasts, Atkins and South Beach.
Amenities In Room: Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Iron/Ironing Board, Reading Lamps, Snack Bar, Stereo, Television, VCR, Bathrobes, CD Player, Cable TV, DVD, Modem Hook-Up, Turn-Down Service, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Wireless Internet Access, Clock Radio, Central Air, Refrigerator, Telephone, Desk and Comfortable seating.
Amenities On Site: Phone, Parlor Games, Mac, Library, Hot Tub/Spa, Gift Shop, Fireplace, Fax, DVD, Computers, Television, VCR, on-site parking, beach towels, beach chairs and coolers.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Flexible Check in/out Times, Gym Nearby, Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Television and Wireless Internet Access.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Waxing, Massages, Manicures/Pedicures, Facials, Cosmetics, Body Wraps and Body Scrubs.
Specialty Treatments: Reiki, Sports Massage, Stone Massage
Spa Packages: Summer Nights Bliss, 2 Day Island Stretch, Only Inn Rhode Island, Winter Getaway, Valentine's Package, Honeymoon Package
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Terre Spa


George Mason Massage


Events Hosted: Weddings, Seminars, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Honeymoons, Wine tastings, Corporate and Meeting Space.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Sports Events, Major College, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, harbor and fabulous restaurants.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Bouchard's, TSK, Clark Cooke House.

Historic Interest

The George Champlin Mason House was built as the private residence of Mason, a famous Newport "Gilded Age" architect.
Historic Awards: City Historical Site (Applied), Local Register (Granted), Local Register (Applied), City Historical Site (Granted), State Historical Site (Applied), State Register (Applied) and State Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: City Historical Society, Local Historical Society and State Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Old Stone Mill, Tennis Hall of Fame, Fort Adams, Colony House, Touro Synagogue, White Horse Tavern, Trinity Church, St. Mary's Church, Cliff Walk, Breakers, Elms, Chateau Su Mir - all less than one mile; Marble House, Rosecliff & Rough Point (2 miles), Hammersmith Farm (1 mile), Blithewold (10 miles), Fort Wetheral (2 miles), Beavertail Lighthouse (2 miles), Castle Hill Lighthouse (2 miles), Redwood Library (< 1 mile)

Romantic Interest

Canopy beds with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs make the rooms very romantic. The architecture of the building makes it historically relevant to the Newport experience.