Architects Inn

Bed and Breakfast

Newport, Rhode Island
2 Sunnyside Place
Newport, RI 02840
877-466-2547 - (401) 847-7081

The Architects Inn, formerly the George Champlin Mason House was built in 1873 as the private residence of Mason, a famous Newport "Golden Age" architect. Located in an historic neighborhood off prestigious Bellevue Avenue, the 20-room Victorian residence offers five guest rooms. 

Three guest rooms are elegant, spacious accommodations providing period furnishings, queen-size bed, private bath, cable TV/VCR, air conditioning, working fireplace and a comfortable seating area.

Two suites combine king or queen bed, sitting room, private bath, cable TV/VCR and air conditioning. 

Full breakfast is served by the fire in winter and on the porch overlooking the garden in summer. 

Afternoon refreshments are served. Private parking is available. Nonsmoking.

Guests can relax in the parlour or the library each of which has a fire going seasonally.

The beach, harbor, shopping, museums and fabulous restaurants are within walking distance. A short drive will take you to additional attractions.

Children 12 and over welcomed, but sorry no pets.

Guest Rooms

Redwood Room

LaFarge Room

Belmont Room


Guest Rooms

Dining Room

Our Porch

"Past Perfect-surround yourself
with a bygone era"
Victorian Homes Magazine, June 2005
Filled with Victorian charm right up
to its 11 foot ceilings."
The New York Times; Nov., 2000
"Newport to a tea."
Travel Holiday Magazine; May, 2002
"Where to Stay"
Yankee Magazine: July/Aug. 2001
Featured in:
National Geographic Traveler:July/Aug 2003