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Recent Jamestown reviews

  • grande dame of jamestown

    "all seven family members from teens to 70's had a wonderful week stay at middle sister. she's a wonderful well maintained, equipped and stocked Victorian with spectacular views across narragansett bay to Newport. every we met knew where we were staying as soon as we said "middle sister". if you can force yourself off the porch and her views (pics don't do her justice), its an easy walk to the village shops and the water taxi to Newport. the teens walked to deli, ice cream store and biked & kayaked. owner was very responsive, easy to deal with and informative. my family is so glad her family shares this wonderful home. with 7 bdrms all who wanted private rooms had one and we still had a couple left over. our only regret is we couldn't stay longer though we hope to be fortunate enough to return."
    Guest: jerry Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • Awesome

    "Perfect location! Plenty of room to accommodate larger groups. Short walk/bike ride to Jamestown. I couldn't have asked for more!"
    Guest: Darby Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 4, 2014
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  • A Rhode Island/South County gem...

    "This was my family's third year staying at this lovely Jamestown home. I grew up in Rhode Island and have rented all over New England (Cape Cod , etc) and this location just draws us back..Lovely, bright and airy home with a deck (with outside dining table where we had EVERY meal) and a beautiful lawn fully in view of the Western Passage of Narragansett Bay (stunning sunset every night). Sail and motor, ferries and fishermen..this is a location that you just don't tire of. I always "look around" at other rentals, but have not found anything comparable..Owners are low-key but helpful and responsive..I think anyone would enjoy it..."
    Guest: Love RI Beaches Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Perfect Summer Getaway

    "Our group of seven (3 adults, 4 kids ages 16, 15, 10, 8) absolutely loved our week in this house. It is spacious, well-appointed, beautifully decorated, and filled with light. The kitchen was equipped with everything you need, even a big pot for cooking lobsters from nearby Zeke's fish shop. There was a big closet full of games and ample beach towels. The open great room/kitchen is great for hanging out, it is nicely decorated with quality furnishings, but not too fussy for a beach house. We loved the outdoor shower and grill, and the kids had a blast running around the huge backyard while the adults enjoyed drinks from the deck. There are three bedroom and a big bathroom upstairs; the second full bathroom and fourth bedroom are on the main floor. The location is perfect - two blocks to McQuades Grocery and the liquor store, three blocks to downtown including the Slide of Heaven bakery, six blocks to the waterfront and Spinnaker's Ice Cream shop. I would not hesitate to recommend this house and we'll be staying here again next time."
    Guest: Emy B. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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Jamestown Travel Tips

Traveling to Jamestown Vacation Rentals

The nearest airport to Jamestown is located in Warwick, just a short 25-minute drive away. The airport hosts regularly scheduled flights from Washington, New York City, Boston, and Chicago, among other destinations. It is just a regional airport so if you are traveling from Canada or Europe, you will need to connect via an international airport hub before flying on to Warwick. From the airport, you easily get a taxi to Jamestown. Alternatively, if you want to be able to some exploring during your stay, you can hire a car. There are many rental agencies at the airport. An alternate way to travel from either Boston or New York is on the Amrak rail line. The nearest station is Kingston Station which is just a 15-minute drive from Jamestown. This is a convenient and stress-free way to start your vacation. No traffic congestion or tiring driving to get to your vacation destination is required.

Stylish Jamestown Lodging

Jamestown is a destination where you have the rare opportunity to stay in a historic home. There are some homes that date back to the early 1900s; they have been lovingly restored and furnished with antiques. You can feel as though you have stepped back in time as you enjoy the stylish colonial comforts.

Famous Landmarks near Jamestown Cottages

If you happen to take a ferry tour, you can see some of the magnificent old mansions that are found in the area. The Clingstone is house built in the early 1900s for a person by the name of Lovering Wharton. This privately-owned home is perched atop a rock in Narragansett Bay and locally known as the “House on the Rocks.” It is three-and-a-half stories tall and was constructed using mill-type framing to withstand the hurricane-force winds that sometimes lash the coast. After being unoccupied for decades, it was purchased and then renovated by the owner. It remains a well-known landmark.

The Jamestown Firefighting Equipment Museum is a great place to take the kids. Here, you can see antique firefighting equipment, including a horse-drawn carriage. One of the exhibits is an 1894 Lafrance steam-driven fire engine which still functions very effectively. It is able to pump water at an impressive rate of 600 gallons per minute. Admission to the museum is free.

The Jamestown History Museum is located in a 19th-century schoolhouse. The museum is operated by the local historical society and houses artifacts from all over the region. There are several interesting old maps, ferry system memorabilia and old photographs that depict the town’s history.

The Jamestown Philomenian Library shares its premises with the Sydney L. Wright Memorial Museum. The museum has an interesting collection of ancient Indian artifacts that were discovered in archeological digs in the 1960s. There are also several showcases with European artifacts from the 1600s.

Watson Farm has an old 1796 farmhouse and is set on 280 acres on land. It is a historic landmark and working farm that is operated in old traditional style. The Jamestown Windmill is located about a mile north of the town near Watson Farm. The windmill was built in 1787 and served as the main method used to crush grain in the area before steam engines were introduced. A major restoration work on the windmill took place and was completed in 2001. Admission to the windmill is free.

Seasons to Visit Rhode Island Vacation Rentals in Jamestown

Most visitors come to Jamestown during the warmer summer months. The season runs from May to October, with most visitors staying during the school holiday season. For visitors that want to avoid the crowds, you may consider September when the weather is still warm but the school scrowds have returned home.

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