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Francis Malbone House Inn

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392 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spent two nights at the Francis Malbone House on a solo mini-break. This is pretty much my ideal B&B: a historical building, carefully and graciously decorated, yet still homey and comfortable, not too formal. Guests share three comfortable parlors, and afternoon tea--every bit as good as it looks on the website--is laid out in a fourth. Munch on homemade... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a little worried about spending a snowy weekend in Newport. But when you are staying at Francis Malbone House anytime is a great time in Newport. Everyone is friendly and helpful. The breakfasts are excellent, but of course the best part is the afternoon tea. Its more like an early supper. Had a great relaxing weekend, snow and... More 

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We again thoroughly enjoyed our mini getaway at The Francis Malbone House Inn. It is quickly becoming our favorite. Accommodations were wonderful, breakfast scrumptious and the staff couldn't have been friendlier!!

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I love staying in older historic places that have character. This place was perfect. The wide planked floor, fireplace in the bedroom, beautiful molding around the doors and windows, delicious breakfast and afternoon tea with goodies and a wonderful staff all made the time special. Thank you to Janet who went above and beyond as an innkeeper.... More 

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a wonderful time at the Francis Malbone. The Inn is always beautifully kept and the staff is wonderful. They always go out of their way to make your stay perfect. The breakfasts are great! My husband and I always look forward to our next stay. There are not many places as lovely as this!

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Rhode Island
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent one night at the Francis Malbone, and had a delightful room and a very tasty breakfast. This is a very nice place in the heart of Newport, will definitely go again. A short walk to a lot of very good restaurants, we went to the Midtown Oyster Bar which was excellent.

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Innkeeper02840, Owner at Francis Malbone House Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your overnight at the Malbone House all the way from Rhode Island!! Thank you for the well written review. We always appreciate the feedback. See you again! Will More 

South Shore, MA
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21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Francis Malbone House for an overnight with friends and it was truly excellent! From the minute Will, the innkeeper met us at the door and delivered our luggage to our room, until we left and he walked us out, everything was perfect. The rooms are impeccable with gas fireplaces, clean updated bathrooms, and luxurious towels and linens.... More 

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Innkeeper02840, Owner at Francis Malbone House Inn, responded to this review

The three of you were so much fun! Thank you for writing such a nice review. Guests like you make us enjoy coming to work!! Hope you enjoyed the Flower Show in Providence after you left Newport. Take care of the birthday girl!! I know we'll see you again!! Best, Will More 

East Hampton, New York
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We have stayed at many places in Newport, but FMH Inn is def top of the list. The entire staff is "top shelf" and top notch. So very warm and helpful in all matters. Rooms beautiful, clean and comfortable. Breakfast and Tea to DIE for! Location is perfect. Cozy, romantic. ONLY one problem….I NEVER WANT TO LEAVE!;-) Do yourself a... More 

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Innkeeper02840, Owner at Francis Malbone House Inn, responded to this review

So glad you loved your stay with us! Thank you for noticing all of our small touches and hard work! We aim to please. We look forward to hosting you again- maybe for a few extra days this time!! Will More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Once again, we are pleased to have stayed at the Francis Malbone house. We adore the staff and as always they all go above and beyond to meet our expectations.We look forward to returning next Valentines weekend 2016! Many thanks, Stephen & Rebecca S.

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Innkeeper02840, Owner at Francis Malbone House Inn, responded to this review

Rebecca, Thank you so much for the kind review! It was so nice to see you and Stephen again over Valentine's weekend. Glad the snow did not keep you from returning!! Enjoy 2015 and we'll see you next year! Will More 

Clinton, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Arrived on Friday late afternoon in time for the scrumptious tea that greets afternoon guests at The Francis Malbone. Who needs dinner? Sweet and savory fare to tempt the tastebuds and cozy fireplaces to warm your toes. Happy to reconnect with Suzanne and Janet and catch up on the latest family activities. The Francis Malbone offers familiarity without intrusion and... More 

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Innkeeper02840, Owner at Francis Malbone House Inn, responded to this review

Wendy, It was so nice to see you both in the off season! I'm use to you both in the garden having breakfast! Glad you enjoyed all of our Valentine touches! I know you have gift certificates so we'll see you again in the Spring. Thank you for your ever so gracious review!! Will More 

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