Your Innkeepers & Hosts
Michael and Heather de Pinho have been welcoming guests to the Samuel Durfee House since the inn opened in August 1999. Both originally from Maryland, Michael grew up vacationing in Newport and shared his love of the area with Heather.
They both enjoyed entertaining and decided to merge their passion for entertaining and of Newport together when they opened the Samuel Durfee House.
Michael and Heather know the area well and enjoy sharing their love of Newport with guests. In 2001, they welcomed their son, Jaxson, who also has great knowledge of the area and assists with guests, breakfast, works on social media and advertising.