The Lionel Champlin Guest House is a registered, historic Victorian residence converted into an en-suite inn in Jamestown, RI. Formerly known as “Vinecroft,” this beautiful 3-story building served as a Victorian tea room in the 1920s, and it has hosted countless summer visitors to Jamestown since then.
Lisa Sallee is the proprietor of this special place, and this summer begins her 25th year offering hospitality and quality lodging to visitors to Jamestown, RI.
In the past several years, the Lionel Champlin Guest House* has undergone many renovations, adding finish and polish to this lovely, rambling Victorian beach cottage. Every year amenities and improvements are added to to the property, making your experience an enjoyable, comfortable one. The staff of Lionel Champlin House love Jamestown and enjoy offering bed and breakfast-style* lodging to those who visit.
All guest rooms at the Lionel Champlin House have en suite bathrooms, off-street parking, complimentary WI-Fi and much, much more.
As a guest, you’ll enjoy a beautiful and convenient place to stay. With an in-town location, restaurants, shops, yoga, activities and marinas are just a few steps away. Beaches, water sports, and fishing are also close by in Jamestown, Newport, Narragansett and a number of other local, coastal communities.
Please take a look around and let us know if you have any questions. We hope to see you soon!
*So many people wonder what makes a “guest house” different than a bed and breakfast, or similar to an inn. Here at Lionel Champlin House, we offer private rooms with individual bathrooms (like a hotel or inn), common sitting rooms (like an inn or B&B) and caring, on-premises proprietors (very much like a B and B). However, we do not offer full breakfast— instead providing coffee/tea and light snacks for guests in a common area. Since the sprouting up of several wonderful breakfast places within walking distance, our guests have told us they find the privacy, pricing, and flexibility of this kind of arrangement preferable, hence usage of the term “guest house.” We welcome your visit no matter what you call our special place, and wish you a wonderful visit to the island!