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Francis Malbone House Inn

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392 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
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Garden City, New York, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friend was in need of a vacation to boost her spirits. Without hesitation I suggested we go to the Francis Malbone House in Newport. I have been going there for 15 years and it is always my destination of choice for so many reasons. Will and his staff run this beautiful inn like a finely tuned machine, but with... More 

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Thank Lynn C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited the Francis Malbone Inn with some friends this weekend and had a fantastic time. We do this every year and it is always wonderful. The Inn is beautiful, the breakfast and tea they serve is something to always look forward to. But what makes this place the absolute best is the dedicated and lovely staff... More 

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1 Thank Stephanie T
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great location and staff, Will the innkeeper is always so nice and courteous to us and makes everyone feel like family. Highly recommend going for the breakfast by the fire and tea in the afternoon with various appetizers and deserts. The staff is 20 stars with recommendations for places to shop and eat all over town. If you... More 

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1 Thank Jonathan W
Innkeeper02840, Owner at Francis Malbone House Inn, responded to this review

Jonathan, Thank you so much for being such loyal guests for all these years and reviewing us so highly! It is always so nice to see your faces walk through the door each season! Hope you enjoyed your weekend with all of your friends and we look forward to your 18th visit. Best, Will More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Norenna
Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank TrumbullCTTraveler
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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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Marge P
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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Thank roe686
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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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 5 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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Thank Tracy M
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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 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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