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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights before Valentine's Day. The directions to parking was easy. We arrived after hours so we rang the doorbell and were let in by the inn keeper on shift. She was very nice and informative. She showed us to our Garden Room 4 which was part of the original building. We were impressed that the room felt...

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I come to Newport a couple of times a year. Each time I choose Francis Malbone House, feel like family here. Whether it the delightful innkeepers to the wonderful guests you'll meet. In the years, I've met so many wonderful and interesting people. The service is wonderful, food absolutely delicious and always a variety which is so interesting. The escape...

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

Dear Lori & Don, It's always such a pleasure to have you stay with us. You certainly have become part of our family! Glad you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast and tea. The tea is such a delight for all guest. There is always something for everyone. We are fortunate to have such great guests as yourself. We look...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot speak highly enough about this extraordinary in. The gorgeous property is only rivaled by the exceptional and impeccable service. My husband and I went for two nights to celebrate a handful of celebrations. We had been looking forward to returning to the Francis Malbone House since we visited in February 2016 and we were not disappointed. From the...

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

Dear Lovetotravelaround10, Your review should be used in our travel brochure! Thank you for such kind words. We are happy that you and your husband chose to stay at the Malbone House to celebrate all your special occasions. Glad to see that you truly enjoyed all aspects of your stay. The rooms are quite cozy and I agree that the...

Ridgefield, CT
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Quick one night get away to Newport. Booked a Courtyard room and it was perfect. Room and bath spectacular... honor bar available and reasonable, breakfast was fantastic. Comfortable common rooms and the people were great. Solid #1 in Newport.

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

Dear Soccertravel, Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you chose to stay with us and found your accommodations desirable. The Courtyard rooms are really comfortable and the French doors allow for great natural light. Breakfast is always the highlight for most! Glad you found it fantastic. We hope to see you back this way again! Regards, The...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cozy weekend in Newport turned out to be a rainy one until today, Sunday, which was gloriously sunny. The innkeepers of course are not responsible for the weather! The service here is excellent. All staff are friendly and go the extra mile to ensure guests comfort. This was our second stay. The afternoon tea is delightful and a real pleasure...

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

Dear Gypsy090, Thank you for sharing your review with other travelers. We are so sorry the weather did not cooperate, but you seemed to make the best of it. Our tea time is a perfect time to forget about what is happening outside and enjoy all the snacks! While the suite you stayed in is our largest and probably the...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Francis Malbone House is a wonderful place to relax and be pampered. Sumptuous tea and breakfast, comfy beds, quiet nights, and soothing gas fireplaces helped us rest deeply and recharge. The staff is super friendly and helpful. The Inn is clean and very well maintained.

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

Dear Elizabeth, Thank you for the compliments! We try to achieve all you described! Glad you were able to rest and recharge. We just don't seem to do enough of that, do we? We hope to see you again if you return to Newport. Fondly, The Malbone Team

Somerset, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent three days and two nights at The Francis Malbone House this weekend, and it was the best experience we've ever had! First, before all else, the staff is remarkable! From the minute we walked in to the minute we left, we felt like we were visiting friends! Accommodating, friendly, and always a smile, we felt welcomed. From stopping...

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

Dear Marionshaker, This review is music to our ears! Thank you for sharing with other travelers. First off, it was very nice to have you here and to chat with you. The staff was thrilled with your comments in this review. We all work great as a team and want our guests to feel like they are at home, at...

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Originally, we had a reservation for The Chanler at Cliff Walk. However, when we saw this inn, I cancelled that reservation and booked a room here. We are very glad that we did. The location is perfect if you want to park the car and not move it at all - but still see all the sights and experience wonderful...

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

Dear Nancy, We are so happy you found us! It's always great to have someone who knows what it takes to preserve an older property. Your husband was taking it all in! The fact that you were able to have breakfast in the courtyard is fantastic! The weather has not really been cooperating so we are glad you had that...

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbling on to the Francis Malbone House 18 years ago was a great find. Over the years, my husband and I have celebrated numerous anniversaries, birthdays, just getting away time! Exquisitely maintained, yummy breakfasts, beautiful comfortable accommodations, customer-focused, the Malbone House has been the GO TO location for us...as it should be for people looking for a wonderful location to...

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

Dear Marilyndmacf, Your stumbling upon the Malbone House 18 years ago has been a gift for us as well! We are thrilled and honored that you have chosen to celebrate so many special occasions here. Your compliments and constant kindness is very much appreciated. We look forward to many more stays. Regards, The Malbone Team

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a Sunday night in April. The Inn was lovely with real character. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was comfortable, There was an easy to find car park. The Inn has all the menus from nearby restaurants and then once we had selected a restaurant they then made a reservation for us. Lovely...

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

Dear Antony, Thank you for the kind review. We are happy you found your way to the Francis Malbone. We are glad the staff was able to assist you with all your needs and that your stay was a pleasant one. We hope your travels bring you back this way again! Regards, The Malbone Team

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Luxury Colonial Mansion in the heart of downtown Newport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Francis Malbone House Inn

Address: 392 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6604
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $314 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Francis Malbone House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Perhaps ask for a room not facing the street to avoid drunk shouting matches”
  • fireplace can get super hot!
  • Garden room 4
  • view from entrance
BrenBren007, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Courtyard rooms are best.”
gypsy090, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms that are near the courtyard are probably the quietest.”
C7988JJelizabetha, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I don't believe there is a bad room in the place!”
marionshaker, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I always stay in the back of the new wing, private terrace”
markdT7374WA, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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