Captain Simeon Potter House


37 Marsh St

Newport, RI 02840


Waterfront Location
Waterfront Award Winning Historic House

A BETTER WAY TO STAY: … “a Room With a View”

One of Newport’s most original and elegant accommodations the Simeon Potter House, circa 1723, is an Award Winning historic renovation; the home was a featured recipient of the 2004 Newport Preservation Award. Located on the waterfront in the oldest section of Newport “the Point” this lovely home enjoys premium views of the Bay and evening sunsets, therefore relax with the wafting of the gentle, summer breeze in the color and song of the garden. Because we are located on the waterfront we are a favorite location for sailing teams from around the world…Think Sailing! provides pictures and historic commentary on the spacious rooms, original art and period furnishings that blend seamlessly into this lovingly restored 18th century sea captain’s home. This is your retreat, your sanctuary; linen always white, always crisp, inviting you to partake in the art of restorative sleep…think sleep. The replication of the exact, profile and detail of the original trim and the soft, bayberry, palette; with the wide 290 year old honey colored, pine floors reflect luxury, quiet and calm.

A BETTER WAY TO BREAKFAST: As an epicure you “Choose Your Own Time” to enjoy the breakfast-basket; sumptuous and individually prepared to your discriminating palate with menu creations featuring chemically free, locally grown, organic berries and fruits; not just a summer produce but a bounty that bridges the winter (apple or pear trottoir), spring and fall. Think possibilities… or 508-215-7500 and we will assist you in selecting your perfect room for your special visit to Newport. On request we are pleased to include flowers, a tray of artisan cheeses, local fruits and nibbles including Champagne. And one need only step out to pursue their game of tennis on clay courts, take the helm sailing or challenge your game in golf or simply indulge in the inimitable and quintessential Newport.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Child friendly rooms
  • Concierge Service
  • Heat/AC
  • Heated towel bars
  • Kitchenette
  • On-site Parking
  • Owner Occupied
  • Phone & Internet Ports
  • Private Baths
  • Private Patio
  • Robes
  • Television
  • Waterview
  • WIFI

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:


Check-in time is by arrangement


Check-out time is 11:00 am, or by arrangement


A deposit of 50% of the total is required to reserve your bedchamber and breakfast.

Additional Room Tax

Tariffs are based on single or double occupancy, and there is an additional 7% room tax for the state of Rhode Island.


No Pets


There is no smoking allowed in the Simeon Potter House.

Three-day weekends

Three-day weekends (holidays, etc.) are not offered as less than three nights; occasionally, special offers for long weekends during late fall, winter, and early spring are available.

Cancellation Policy

For rooms bookings (Not full house rentals, different policy). CANCELLATION & GUARANTEE POLICIES
Any cancellation from time of booking up to 14 days prior to arrival before 10:AM is subject to a USD$75 processing fee. Any cancellations received within 14 days of arrival, no shows, or early departures are subject to 100% penalty including tax.
Full prepayment including tax is required at time of booking

  • Restaurant Week Getaway

    Date Available: November 4, 2022 to November 13, 2022

    Restaurant  Week Getaway 3 nights for the price of 2!
    Recharge for the season ahead! Enjoy the very best of Newport Cuisine during Restaurant week while staying at the historic Simeon Potter House  B&B: Newport’s best kept secret!

    Valid November 4, 2022 to November 13, 2022
    Call for bookings 646 325 8706

  • Springtime Getaway

    Date Available: All week

    Springtime Getaway 4 nights for the price of 3!
    Spring to an island! Stay at historic B&B: Newport’s best kept secret!

    Valid August 1, 2022 to October 1,2022
    Call for bookings 646 325 8706

  • Three day booking and receive the fourth night on us

    Date Available: All

    A mini getaway. Whisk your special someone away for fun, food and romance in the Historic city by the Sea!

    Call for bookings 646 325 8706

  • Autum Getaway

    Date Available: All week

    Autum Getaway 4 nights for the price of 3 Stay at historic B&B: Newport’s best kept secretwit a waterveiw.

    Valid September 22, 2022 to December 21, 2022

Property Overview:
Price Range: $179 - $550
Guest Rooms:
2 Rooms
2 Suites
0 Cabins
0 Cottages
Private Baths: 5
Year Built: 1723
Innkeeper: Joanna Salvo