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Francis Malbone House Inn

3.5 of 5 392 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautifully appointed Inn nestled in the center of Newport. The food, service and rooms...all five star. We will definitely return. I have never written a review before. Unless I feel it's perfect I won't bother. Francis Malbone is cozy, clean and wonderful!! A great get away!

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a glowing review- and your first one ever!! We enjoyed meeting you and glad you had a relaxing time at the inn during our quiet season! It's a nice time to be in Newport. Hope to see you again soon! Regards, Will More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you once again to Anne Maria, Janet, Suzanne and Will for a wonderful visit to the Francis Malbone House. You continue to offer a wonderful "home away from home" for our winter get-a-ways! Our time at Malbone passes much too quickly, but it makes us look forward to our next visit even more! Keep up the great work!

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

Bill, So nice to see you and your wife again! Thanks for bringing us new customers (friends) with you this year! So glad you were able relax and enjoy the inn during our off season! I always picture you in the garden having breakfast!! Best, Will More 

Torrington, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Francis Malbone Inn the staff and food are amazing and the Inn is a gorgeous place to stay in lovely Newport. We finally got to eat at Mama Luisa's which was delightful. As a vegetarian I was thrilled with all the vegetarian options. The butternut squash ravioli was delicious and our waitress the best. We are already planning... More 

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walpole, ma
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and just returned from our 5th stay at the Inn. A great romantic get away. King size bed, Fireplace, 2 person Jacuzzi, (don't forget the tea candles) Wonderful rooms.Always clean with great staff. Afternoon tea with incredible deserts. A home made breakfast that is GREAT! a quite part of town yet walking distance to all. We found our... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found the perfect place to stay after visiting Newport many times. The Francis Malbone House is a gem; privately owned with an innkeeper who loves what he does and is a multi-talented designer and gardener. Pristine large B&B, beautifully decorated and within walking distance to the best restaurants on the water. Free private parking, beautiful manicured gardens, sparkling clean, courtyard,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I called the morning of my one night stay to book, and Janet was very pleasant and helpful. When we arrived, she showed us around the house, which was beautiful. Christmas decorations still up added to the beauty. Afternoon tea had a lovely assortment of delicious choices. At night, bed was very comfy. Breakfast (both the plated and buffet offerings)... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We stayed over one night in order to see the Xmas lights at the mansions. The rooms were clean, beds nice/linens nice, location is great if you want to walk around town. The breakfast is actually on par with anything you'd get at a nice restaurant. All in, no complaints and a nice inn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

After reading the review titled "Best in Newport" I wanted to echo the praise and small criticism provided by its author. The Malbone House is perfectly located, within walking distance of many restaurants and the most interesting sites and areas of Newport. The Inn itself is a beautifully restored 19th Century home with cozy, well appointed rooms, a welcoming staff... More 

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

Thank you so much for all of your kind remarks. Glad you enjoyed our beautiful property and all of our delicious food. I would like to comment about the" bottled water" comment from the last 2 reviewers. We are a large property- 20 rooms- 40 guests per day. We use to give bottled water for free to guests and noticed... More 

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Made our annual Christmas season trip to Newport and stayed at our favorite B&B the Francis Malbone House. It was great to see our friends at the Francis Malbone, Will, AnneMarie and Suzanne. Whether it is your first time staying here or your return visit, they always make you feel welcome and like you have known each other for years.... More 

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Everything at this inn is just about perfect. The rooms are big and comfortable, ours had a gas fireplace. The common areas are beautiful and historic and the breakfast is one of the best we found anywhere, your choice of two entrees and a buffet including scones or bread pudding or croissant and cereal and juice and ... well the... More 

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Address: 392 Thames St., Newport, RI 02840
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Francis Malbone House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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