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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a treat. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about everything Rhode Island. Location is perfect. Parking a plus. Tea and breakfast were delicious. All the common spaces add to the charm. Room 2 was lovely. Gas fireplace a romantic plus.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This B&B is well located for the visitor which is right on the main street of Thames. The whole place is beautiful and our room was no exception. We two women shared a large room with 2 beds and it was certainly comfortable and roomy enough. Downstairs they have several seating areas like smaller living rooms where you can read,...

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Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Malbone Inn for a quick overnight get away, I was very much in need of rest, relaxation and to see some new beautiful sites. The Francis Malbone House delivered all of the above to perfection. Bianca made us feel right at home and well taken care of. Our room with fireplace and jacuzzi...

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Long Island, NY
Reviewed 1 week ago

From check in to check out, we couldn't have asked for better service, food or friendly staff. This was our first stay at the Francis Malbone House Inn and I can assure you that we will return. Our room was perfect. King size bed, fire place, and walk in shower. There is also three common areas with fire places too....

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Centerport, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Francis Malbone House offers close proximity to the Newport waterfront attractions that one can leave behind once the door to the Inn closes behind you. Once inside you will find an elegant, well maintained, and friendly atmosphere graced by magnificent woodwork, historic yet comfortable furnishings, and mouth watering afternoon tea spread with sweets and savories with the attention of...

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Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting the Malbone Inn for several years and it just keeps getting better! Afternoon tea is not to be missed -- quite the spread of sweet and savory goodies; breakfast is also delicious. The Innkeepers are so gracious and always take the time to engage in lengthy conversations. Malbone is truly an upscale inn with a very...

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Croton on Hudson, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will not find a more perfect place. The service and positive energy here is a truly healing experience. Holidays can be difficult for me due to the sudden losses in me and my partner's lives. I can honestly say this was a true respite from grief and the chaos of our times. This place is very special. It feels...

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Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Francis Malone House was a beautiful place for my husband and I to share our mini-moon after our wedding...and the attentive and welcoming staff even upgraded us! The breakfast and especially the afternoon tea was decadent and a wonderful way to celebrate our time. Highly recommended!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best B&B we have ever stayed in. The owners have created an environment of warmth and comfort that make the guests feel very welcome. All the staff are friendly and helpful. From the comfortable guest rooms to the common rooms where you enjoy afternoon tea (great sweet and savory dishes!) with a fire, to the guest rooms...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been looking for a simple B&B but this popped up at the top of my search so I dug deeper. We took the Counting House suite, an old doctor's office it turns out, attached to the main building. It was simply extraordinary - far more than I expected even for the price. The bed was comfortable and King-size,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $340 - $341 (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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“Rooms not on the street side would be quieter especially in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles janettea2016, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with a shared private court room are a bit larger.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunsisters33871, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Fantastic food, great service, amazing rooms. Worth every penny you'll pay. Close to town - walking distance to the harbor and main shops.”
  • The Counting House Suit, view from the sitting area looking back to the bathroom.
  • Large photo on the wall of the Counting House Suite. Artwork was everywhere.
 of 5 bubbles nickbU2502GH, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Prices will vary greatly depending on the time of year but the service is always the same.”
 of 5 bubbles pauldelmonico, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“first floor in the rear newer rooms”
 of 5 bubbles admiralchas, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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