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Francis Malbone House Inn

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White Plains, New York
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the suite on the main level. The room was excellent and we believe everything went so smoothly because of Will and Anne Maria. They selected excellent restaurants for us, made the reservations and even ensured that the menu included a wide variety of gluten free entrees. Their entire staff went out of their way each and every... More 

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Wheatley Heights, New York
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Malbone House and it could not have gone any better. First, some background: Our first visit to Malbone House was marred by some unfortunate circumstances, some within the hotel's control, some not. We were so impressed and humbled by how the owners responded. They offered us a free night if we were willing to... More 

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

Mike, Thanks for returning! So glad you were happy with everything during your stay. We look forward to seeing you both again in 2017. Best, Will More 

Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so happy I decided to take the recommendation of a friend and reserve a room at the Francis Malbone House. My husband and I decided we needed a little getaway after going through some home renovations. We love Newport. This is about our 5th visit. We normally stay at another Inn, but a friend had just stayed here... More 

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

We are so glad you took your friend's advice and chose your first stay with us. Thanks so much for the lovely comments- glad you liked our homemade breakfast and afternoon tea! We look forward to seeing you in the off season with all of the crackling fireplaces burning away! Regards, Will More 

Niskayuna, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Francis Malbone House is a jewel of an inn in the heart of Newport. Located on Thames Street within walking distance of fine waterside restaurants, it is nonetheless a quiet oasis on a busy street. Beautifully appointed with Colonial antiques and reproductions, many of the rooms have working gas fireplaces. Owner Will Dewey and staff cannot be more accommodating... More 

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

Dear Rich, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your kind words and we are happy you enjoyed your stay at the Francis Malbone. Breakfast and tea are the high points for many of our guest! Our chef is always trying out new recipes and it's so hard to resist. While the courtyard... More 

Stamford, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Location, atmosphere, staff, FOOD and the room were all just perfect. We generally pick a new location every time we stay in Newport, but it looks like we have found our favorite. Newport is a great place to see and stay. And there are so many places to choose from, it can be a little overwhelming. So I'm telling... More 

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

Dear ShakeNjake, I am glad your search is over! Consider this your home away from home while in Newport. Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. Newport is a great community and there is so much to do. We are happy you enjoyed all we have to offer at the Malbone House. We look forward... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed in one of the beautiful courtyard rooms, everything about the room was so tastefully done and comfortable. Such a homely feel to the place when we arrived to the smell of freshly baked cookies we knew we were going to love the inn! Will,Ann-Marie,Mary-Ellen and the whole team couldn't do enough to help us and... More 

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

Dear Helena, It was nice to meet you and Andrew. I enjoyed talking to both of you after your return in the evening. We try to make every one feel a certain comfort when they walk in the door. The fact that I was baking cookies when you entered really helped that even more! The staff enjoyed having you and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent Labor Day w/e at Francis Malbone House Inn. We stayed in the courtyard suite. Nice to have use of a semi private courtyard. Will and his staff exceeded our expectations in every way. The house is amazingly restored and cared for. The culinary offerings at the sumptuous breakfasts and afternoon tea were creative and delicious. The location is... More 

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

Dear RNquilter, The semi-private courtyard outside of Courtyard Suite is a nice place to sit and relax. I'm glad you enjoyed it! We love to hear when we exceed expectations! We are glad we could help make your weekend memorable and we thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers. We hope to see you again in the future.... More 

New York City
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 20th visit was just as delightful as our first in 2002. Whether you’re a repeat guest or a first-timer, the staff at the Malbone treats everyone with warmth and kindness. A feeling of harmony and relaxation fills this 1760 building, originally home to an important shipping merchant. Guest rooms and public rooms are beautifully designed with period antiques, comfortable... More 

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

Dear Linda & Peter, Thank you for such a delightful review. It is always so special to see the two of you and it was especially great to see you this summer. We are glad that even after twenty visits, it still holds such a special memory for you each time. The staff was thrilled to read this review. Beyond... More 

Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third or fourth stay at the Francis Malbone House and the experience just gets better and better. We stay in either Room 2 or 3 which are quite spacious with gas fireplaces, more than adequate shower and bath and wonderful windows. The breakfast is delicious with a buffet and hot entree choice which changes daily. Afternoon tea... More 

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

Dear James, We love that you enjoy staying with us at the Malbone House. The best compliment we can receive is when a guest chooses to return often! Room two and three are great rooms and we are glad you find them spacious and just right for your needs. The original house has a charm to it and it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed another great stay of 4 nights at the Francis Malbone House Inn. As always, the Inn is impeccable and the staff makes ever effort to make your stay most pleasurable. Enjoyed the special breakfasts and afternoon tea. The courtyard with its plantings and fountain makes a special place to relax.

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

Thank you so much for sharing your review with other travelers. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the breakfast, tea and special time in the courtyard. The courtyard is currently in full bloom and it looks so pretty right now. It's a very popular place to be with the fantastic weather we are having. We are thrilled that you... More 

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Additional Information about Francis Malbone House Inn

Address: 392 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6604
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $125 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Francis Malbone House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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