History

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 The Artful Lodger Inn in Historic Newport Rhode Island was built circa 1850 one block from the Harbor, located in the Mansion District. It has been operating since 1992 after being meticulously restored by owners, Rory and Ric Ranucci. The Inn has ample off street parking and a Full breakfast is served in our Conservatory with stunning views of the Newport Harbor. 

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 The year 2017 marked the 25th anniversary of The Artful Lodger Inn and corresponded to the 205th anniversary of our “literary patron saint” Charles Dickens. The original owners (now semi-retired) Ric and Rory Ranucci, both performing musicians, acquired the Inn in 1992, they embarked upon the project that continues to this day.