The Jailhouse Inn is an award winning adaptation of one of Newport's most historic structures. A handsome federal style building, the old Newport county jail in the heart of historic Newport just steps from great dining shopping/entertainment. Within a block you'll find Washington Square-buzzing with energy every night- the White Horse Tavern New England's oldest tavern now a 5-star restaurant is across the street - and Thames Street where the eclectic shops display everything from designer fashions to French lace. Best of all we are easy to find. With ample parking, we are just minutes from the bridge by car and 2 blocks from the Visitors Center the bus depot and Providence Ferry landing.Being so close to the harbor, you are in the heart of the activity surrounding Newport's greatest attraction-Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. A stroll along the bustling waterfront or a quiet sunset cruise will convince you Newport is a truly special place.The friendly and attentive staff at The Jailhouse Inn will make you feel right at home - we are here to make your Newport experience a great one. Besides our complimentary European style continental breakfast, we serve tea and cookies every afternoon. Join us on the front porch with a cup of earl grey tea and watch the world go by on historic Marlborough Street.Once you have settled onto your room you can take the time to appreciate the comfortable bedding our guests enjoy so much. The spacious light-filled rooms with their rich mahogany campaign style furnishings provide an oasis of calm for the harried traveler.The Jailhouse Inn is listed in the national register of historic places. If you were a guest at the jail before its rebirth as an inn, be sure to let us know.