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Francis Malbone House

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   392 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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Ranked #2 of 101 Newport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love a bed and breakfast as a weekend retreat, the Francis Malbone House in Newport is the place for you. This place came highly recommended by a good friend and we were NOT disappointed. The room was immaculate and well appointed. The bathroom had a double jacuzzi and a skylight. The fireplace was ready to go with the... More

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a rookie traveler to Newport, We were pleasantly surprised to experience such a relaxing B&B right in downtown Newport. The Francis Malbone House is beautifully cared for and staffed with pleasant and attentive employees and a charming owner. The rooms are very comfortable and have nice amenities. The breakfast that is served is nicely presented and freshly created each... More

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Higganum, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the Malbone House three times and it is always wonderful. The services is impeccable, the food is fabulous and you feel at home during your stay. The staff help with suggestions for sightseeing, dining and other things you are looking for to make your stay in Newport enjoyable. I highly recommend this bed and breakfast and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd trip to Newport and 2nd stay at the FMH... At first I looked for another place to stay just because I wanted something new! After doing my research I realized if it is not broken why fix it?!? Everything that I liked and wanted was a place we already knew, the FMH :) even all the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit to the Francis Malbone . It had good reviews & now I know why . The inn is beautifully restored . The owner as well as every person who works there were always very friendly & accommodating . The breakfasts were delicious as was the tea time , which was a lot more than tea... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for a weekend getaway and couldn't have chosen a better placed had we tried. Despite it’s in town location the FMH is pleasantly quiet and private. On the flip side, aside from one drive around Ocean Drive we didn't need to use our car the entire weekend. Just about everything that makes Newport terrific... More

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Central Village, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On April 1st, I began my retirement and we could not think of a more appropriate place to celebrate the occasion that at the Francis Malbone House. We have stayed there many, many times and every time we come away with the same feeling "our home away from home". Breakfasts are great, the afternoon Tea is always different and very... More

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from a lovely weekend in Newport RI, made even lovelier by the staff and accommodations at the Francis Malbone House. To start with the place is a show place. Squeaky clean, beautifully decorated,historical. I could just go on and on. The room was lovely (although if staying here in peak season I think a front room could... More

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Innkeeper02840, Manager at Francis Malbone House, responded to this review

Joyce, It was so nice to meet you both, thank you for your very kind review. We look forward to seeing you again at the Inn. Kind Regards Anne Maria More

Dalton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the weather was the only thing that was not great! However, the bad weather gave us the opportunity to sit by a wonderful fire and just read and relax. The afternoon tea was much more than tea ---appetizers and desserts that were mouth watering delicious. The morning breakfasts were outstanding and much, much more than we expected! The room was... More

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Innkeeper02840, Manager at Francis Malbone House, responded to this review

Mary, Next time I will be sure to order better weather for you! I am glad that you were able to relax and enjoy the comforts of the house - the roaring fireplaces are very comforting during the winter months. I look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn. Kind Regards Anne Maria More

Tolland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a treat - to stay at the Francis Malbone B & B. We've come so often, we've been affectionately named "the sisters" by the staff at the Inn. We treasure our twice a year "sisters" visit at the Inn, not only because of the luxurious accommodations, the delectable English tea, and the sumptuous breakfasts - but the staff as... More

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Innkeeper02840, Manager at Francis Malbone House, responded to this review

Well what can I say? Thank you both for such lovely reviews. I am pretty sure at this stage that you could both give a tour of the Inn! We always look forward to the "sisters" arrival and we look forward to seeing you both again soon. Sorry I missed you. Kind Regards Anne Maria More

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Also Known As:
Francis Malbone House Hotel Newport
Francis Malbone House Hotel
Address: 392 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 101 B&Bs / Inns in Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Francis Malbone House 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury Colonial Mansion in the heart of downtown Newport. ... more   less 
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