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Francis Malbone House Inn

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392 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my second time back to this beautiful Inn; such a wonderful place! They are so warm and welcoming, helping us to celebrate a birthday and an anniversary with special attention to details. A peaceful, inviting atmosphere with a gorgeous courtyard, breakfast and afternoon treats so very delicious and a fantastic room filled with antiques and romance. A perfect... More 

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Southwick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were completely surprised! Everything was perfect. Woke up to a fabulous buffet of morning treats, then breakfast - specially made for us. The room was neat and clean; they turned the bed down for us in the evening :). We wanted a place to sleep and got a peaceful retreat after a long day of touring the city. Both... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our 16th visit was as delightful as the 1st, in 2002. I wrote previous reviews of the Francis Malbone House but think it’s worthwhile to report on how things compare from one year to another: there were no disappointments! It’s no wonder that the Malbone has been perhaps Newport’s finest B&B for 25 years. The staff, while unobtrusive, sets the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing time, beautiful rooms/property/courtyard! Great location. One night get away with husband and this was the perfect location, great breakfast and the high tea was great - loved all baked treats. Will definitely stay here again!!!

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Derry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic Inn with old world charm! One of the greatest benefits at the onset of your stay is the ease of free parking & entrance through the beautiful breezeway & courtyard. Located in the heart of Newport, you can hit all the local sites & great restaurants without the hassle of the Newport street parking issues. The hotel itself is... More 

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Appomattox, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The home is beautiful, the hosts were very welcoming and the food was delicious! The garden, although just off the main street is secluded and lovely. You feel as though you are in another place & time. Rooms were immaculate. A little pricey, but well worth it.

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

Thank you so much for your very kind review! Our Chef Colleen really does an outstanding job, we are so lucky to have her on our amazing team. However she does nothing for my waistline! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn. Kind Regards Anne Maria More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent the past 2 days at Malbone House. What a tremendous place to stay. Very comfortable and accommodating!!! The staff is so friendly and Newport is a must. We went sailing, bar hopping and had a wonderful dinner overlooking the sunset.

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

Mr. & Mrs. McLaughlin, Thank you for spending your Anniversary getaway with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, it was a pleasure to get to meet you both. Newport certailnly is a very special city and we are so lucky to have great restaurants and bars right out the front door. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Francis Malbone House is always a delight to stay at when visiting Newport. The innkeepers and staff are wonderful. The accommodations are excellent and beautiful. The central location can't be beat. Their daily tea is delicious and breakfast is creative and amazing. All these details have made this my favorite B&B in Newport!

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

Lauren, Always wonderful to see you! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you all again. Kind Regards Anne Maria More 

Woodbridge, ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the wind and rain blew us into the Inn ,we were greeted by Will ,who quickly checked us in, early, and we began a delightful stay.The Inn is beautifully decorated, immaculate and the flowers and garden an oasis of calm and beauty. The staff is amazing, so friendly and helpful. The breakfast delicious and the Tea time is almost... More 

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

Suzanne, Thank you so much for the kind review. You sure arrived in a monsoon but ended up having a wonderful time despite all the rain. Glad you enjoyed our location and beautiful garden with the Crepe Myrtle in full bloom. See you again! Will More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Inn during the Jazz festival weekend and it was perfect. Gorgeous place, wonderful food, lovely staff and right in the heart of everything. A perfect place to stay in Newport. We will head back there this winter so we can enjoy the many fireplaces in the hotel and the local shops and restaurants we didn't get... More 

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

Joanne, What a nice review! Thank you for staying with us and I'm glad you had a nice time at the Jazz Fest. We look forward to hosting you both with the crackling fireplaces and hot soup at Tea time this winter! Will More 

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