$799 for a Two-Night Stay for Two with a Murder-Mystery Package and Most Meals at Architect’s Inn (Up to $1,600 Value)


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Live-action role play during a murder-mystery scene set in a posh Newport, the historic 19th-century inn features period furnishings

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Promotional value expires Mar 31, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Travel must be completed by 2/28/2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to availability. 14 day cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 18 or older to check in. Valid only for Friday check in. Credit card required upon arrival. 17% tax & 4% service charge not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.


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$799 for a Two-Night Stay for Two with a Murder Mystery Package and Most Meals (Up to $1,600 Value)

Before arriving at the scene of the crime, you’ll take a personality quiz, which scriptwriters consult to create characters that comprise the cast. Upon checking in and assuming your theatrical identity, you will begin collecting clues to solve storylines, which range from a wedding riddled with disasters to an annual art dealers' meeting marred by death. The murder-mystery package also includes several meals, such as dessert and cocktails on Friday, daily breakfast, and a four-course inquisition dinner at the inn on Saturday night.

Architect’s Inn

The 23-room Architect’s Inn was constructed in 1873 as the private residence of Newport architect George Champlin Mason. Today, bed and breakfast is well known for its interactive murder-mystery events, during which guests dress up in costume and participate in two-day whodunits.

The five guest rooms feature private fireplaces and period furnishings, including four-poster canopy beds, embroidered linens, and floral wallpaper. A few rooms, such as the Redwood room and the Perry suite, even have Victorian claw-foot tubs. Modern touches include cable TV and DVD players, in addition to WiFi access.

Less than half a mile west of Architect's Inn is a collection of historical mansions commissioned at the turn of the 20th century for affluent American families, including the Vanderbilts. Explore the 80 acres of gardens and parks on guided tours that illuminate the pioneering architecture, interior design, and social history of 11 landmark properties.


94% of 18 customers recommend

  • “It's a really fun, unique experience and the inn-keepers are super friendly, awesome people.”

  • “I definitely recommend the trip to anyone looking for a weekend get away.”

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    Newport, RI 02840


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