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Francis Malbone House Inn

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392 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've said it before, and I'll say it again - the Francis Malbone House is THE BEST place to stay in Newport. We visited for my birthday weekend Jan 29th -31st, and stayed in Courtyard 4. They made me feel so special: cupcakes in the room at check-in and a candle in my breakfast! When we visited in the summer,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful time we had. Thank you to Wil and all the staff. Your attentiveness was appreciated. From the lovely breakfast,(all homemade, pastries to die for) the cozy fire in the front rooms, tea in the afternoon and asking if we need recommendations. A gem in Newport from a couple that expects the best.

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. I, too, think the Malbone House is a gem; a fine balance of comfort and luxury. We work hard to provide the best for our guests. Our sitting rooms do have tremendous charm and it is always a pleasure watching guests enjoy the fireplaces while savoring every bite of afternoon tea. We... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just spent another delightful weekend at the Francis Malbone House in Newport. There are not enough superlatives to describe this beautiful and well maintained property. It is immediately clear that the innkeepers/owners oversee all details in service and maintenance of this marvelous house. Fireplaces blazed in each living room when we arrived on Friday afternoon. Tea and homemade pastries that... More 

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

Dear Marge, What a fabulous review! Thank you for sharing your thoughts with other travelers, It was so nice to sit and talk with you and your husband at breakfast. I hope someday we get to meet those beautiful daughters and their spouses. This was a much needed lull for you and I am thrilled you chose the Francis Malbone... More 

West Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of rooms. We've stayed in most of them over the years. We especially like Courtyard 3 and 4 . . . great size, french doors out to a patio and jacuzzi. Breakfast is provided each morning. It includes specialty items off a brief menu and a variety of pasties, fruit, cereal and yogurt.

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

Dear Roe, Thank you for the kind review and for being a repeat guest over the years. I, too, am partial to the courtyard rooms and the beautiful french doors. The semi-private patios are an excellent feature. I am glad you enjoyed breakfast. The array of food at breakfast and tea is plentiful and it is impossible to leave hungry.... More 

Douglas, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed only one night but will definitely be back! What a peaceful stay. The inn has a great location very central to shops and restaurants. We parked the car when we got there and didn't need it until we left. The room was beautiful. Large jacuzzi tub and propane fireplace made the stay very romantic. They had complimentary chocolate... More 

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

Dear Theresa, We are so glad you chose to celebrate your anniversary at the Francis Malbone House. We are equally as thrilled with such a kind review and your desire to "definitely be back!" I agree that our location, in the heart of Newport, is a huge perk! Once the car is parked in our lot, there is very little... More 

Cornwall, New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was beautiful, stayed in courtyard 2, very clean and relaxing. Breakfast and afternoon tea were delightful. The Inn Keeper recommended the ocean drive to the Castle Hill Inn for lunch for lobster rolls, perfect afternoon after our visit to the mansions. She recommended the Midtown Oyster bar across the street for dinner, the food was amazing. We would... More 

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

Thank you so much for the kind remarks. So glad you enjoyed your weekend getaway. Courtyard 2 is a very popular room and I'm glad you were able to relax. It sounds like our innkeeper sent you to some of our favorite restaurants too! Hope to see you both back again. Will More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Francis Malbone Inn is our home away from home. We have been staying at the Inn for over 20 years as we come to Newport several times a year to visit family and friends. Will and the entire team are so wonderful and they cater to our every need. The room choices are many and book ahead so you... More 

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

Jody, It is always a pleasure to see you walk through the door! We so appreciate your business and friendship the past 20 years. And now your going to be a Newport resident! 🙂 Have a peaceful winter and we'll see you in the Spring. Best, Will More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let's get the bad stuff out of the way first. As of New Year's Day 2016, there is a large construction project going on behind the inn. We were given a room on that side of the inn. On Dec. 31, we awoke to the sound of construction vehicles' horns beeping and drilling that rattled our windows. In my opinion,... More 

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

Mike, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the inn. We appreciate positive and negative feedback so we can learn from our mistakes and maintain our #1 status on TA. We apologize for the neighborhood construction noise. We have responded to your comment and taken 2 rooms out of service during the weekday construction. We have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is the second time we've stayed at the Malbone House and we weren't disappointed in any way. Tastefully decorated in New England style and beautifully maintained. You can walk everywhere from this location. Great breakfast with a buffet to pick out what you like as well as two "entrees" to chose from. The staff at this B&B are really... More 

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

Thank you for the kind review and noticing our high standard of maintenance. It takes a wonderful team to keep us shining and I'm glad you notice it! Come back next July for that Crepe Myrtle in bloom. Regards, Will More 

Vernon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We have been going to Francis Malbone House Inn for years; it just keeps calling us back. It is the ideal inn with its comfortable guest rooms, inviting common rooms and private courtyard. The staff always makes us feel like old friends. The kitchen always delights with exceptional breakfasts and afternoon 'Teas'. Its location is just a short walk to... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so fortunate and appreciative to have repeat guests like yourself! I'm glad you find the common rooms inviting. We take such pleasure in watching guest relax in front of the fireplace. I do agree that our location is terrific and there is something for everyone. Thank you for choosing Francis... More 

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