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Francis Malbone House Inn

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392 Thames Street, 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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Clinton, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It seems altogether fitting that we should share our 25th anniversary of marriage with the 25th anniversary of The Francis Malbone House Inn. We are frequent visitors and feel like family when we make our twice annual pilgrimage to Newport. The quality of service, hospitality and comfort are unmatched. When asked by other guests which room is our favorite, we... More 

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

Wendy, You both are part of our "Malbone family" Thank you so much for being such great guests and friends!! Glad you had a wonderful anniversary stay and dinner at Thames Street Kitchen! Congratulations to all of us for 25 years! I guess we'll always know how long you've been married!! Will More 

Seekonk, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband & I celebrated our 13th wedding anniversary this past weekend at The Francis Malbone House (FMH). We have been visiting Newport for over a decade now as our “getaway destination”. We have stayed at varied hotels, and B&B’s (Attwater, LaFarge Perry, 41 North, etc.) and have been waiting to find the perfect inn, the one that would stop... More 

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

Jennifer, Wow! Thank you so much for all of your kind words and well written review. It was so nice chatting with you about our similarities we have in common!! Enjoy your summer and we'll see you back for Valentine's Day!! Will More 

vermont
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in the courtyard suite for an anniversary getaway. We arrived in time for tea on the first afternoon, which was an absolutely delicious assortment of little treats and hors d'oeuvres, coffee and teas which you can enjoy in any of the sitting rooms or out in the courtyard garden. Our three-day stay allowed for enjoying this daily delicacy... More 

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

Thank you for such a kind review! Glad you enjoyed one of our newly remodeled bathrooms. Looking forward to seeing you both back at the Francis Malbone House soon! Will More 

Thomaston, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this charming old house that is oozing with history. Close to shops and eating places and the pm tea and breakfast were delightful. Great staff in a great place. We would recommend this to anyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our 5th stay in the last year and a half Again it was awesome.We stayed the last weekend of march in the benjamin moore suite which is our favorite its very lovely and cozy ,the breakfast was awesome 2 main dishes to pick from and a lot of other homemade goodies too. Late afternoon they have a whole... More 

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

Sam, You are sure racking up those "Malbone Miles" !! Sorry I missed you both in March (too cold in RI !!) but I look forward to seeing you in June ! Heard you enjoyed our new mattress in the suite!! Gotta keep our customers happy! Happy Spring and we'll see you soon. Will More 

Avon, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic property is located in the heart of bustling Newport and offers guests easy access to the waterfront,. shopping and restaurants. A courtyard, and several parlors also provide a pleasant retreat. Our water view room was beautifully appointed with four poster bed and gas fireplace., The breakfast and tea offerings tasted as good as they looked. The guests we... More 

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Boston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful overnight stay! All the reviews were accurate. Room 5 was perfect for us and quiet on the third floor. The property is very clean, elegantly decorated and right in the heart of Newport. Afternoon tea and breakfast offered great selections. Will was awesome with his suggestions. Thank you for a great visit!

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Albany, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's easy to see why this is their 25th year in business, this place ROCKS! We love staying here, beautiful rooms, very clean and the staff is wonderful. The location is perfect and its a good value when you consider the parking is free and breakfast is complimentary and delicious!

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Francis Malbone House provided a warm, enchanting, relaxing stay that was much needed after a long winter. Afternoon tea was delightful with great snacks and desserts. The house features three common areas/sitting rooms which provides some privacy not afforded by other B&Bs. Our room had a great fireplace, comfy bed, and chairs to sit and read. The bathroom was... More 

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

So glad you were able to relax and enjoy yourselves during your Newport Staycation. Thank you for the nice remarks & noticing all of the little details around the inn . It was a pleasure speaking with you at breakfast- enjoy the children and have a great summer! Will More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just left our 5th stay at the Francis ! This time we brought friends because they needed to see for themselves how great this place is. Will and his staff go above and beyond. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. The house is so clean, rooms are cozy and beds are comfortable! The mid day treats are a bonus especially... More 

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

So nice to see you both again and thank you for bringing your friends along this year! Glad you enjoyed the newly updated bathroom. I think Courtyard #2 will be your new favorite room. Don't forget to reserve early!! Will More 

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