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Sag Harbor, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We have a lovely get away at the Francis Malbone House this past weekend. The innkeepers and entire staff see to every detail from the exceptional bedding to the delicious made to order breakfast. This gorgeous historical home is maintained in pristine condition with all the comforts of home. Everyone in our group, with age range from 76 to 15,...

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

It is always so nice to have you at the Inn and this time with the whole family! Thank you for the wonderful review, I look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn again soon. Kind Regards Anne Maria

United States
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Francis Malbone is not just a place to stay.... It is the perfect Home away from Home. Attention to detail is top priority from exquisite comfortable rooms to the Gourmet breakfast & mid afternoon snacks offered each day. Thank you Will, AnnMarie, Janet, Suzanne, Sue, Colleen & everyone else who always has made us feel like part of " The...

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

When are you both coming "home" we are miss you both at the Malbone House. Thank you so much for the great review. I hope that your trip home was uneventful and that those pink flip flops made it all the way back to NJ! Really looking forward to seeing you both again. Kind Regards Anne Maria

hollywood fl
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Just spent 3 nights at the FMH and had a fantastic stay. The inn was immaculate,and the attention to detail was off the chain. The staff was all schooled by Emily Post herself... The breakfast was Michelin 3 star quality. The property is in the heart of the action, across from the warf and surprisingly quiet. We are B&B veterans...

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

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! Such an amazing review, we really appreciate your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you both and hope to see you both again soon. Kind Regards Anne Maria

Edmond, Oklahoma
Reviewed 21 October 2014

We loved the Francis Malbone House Inn. Our room was perfect for our family of three. We had one queen and one twin. We have found it hard in the past to find a large room for our family when traveling and wanting to experience a bed and breakfast. The location was perfect and the food was fantastic. I would...

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

It was a pleasure to get to meet you and your family during your recent stay at the Francis Malbone House. Thank you so much for the wonderful review, we really appreciate the feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Inn sometime. Kind Regards Anne Maria

Reviewed 20 October 2014

I'm not sure where to start. Warm staff, outstanding service, delicious food, beautiful inn, and a great location sums it up. But I think it's the little touches that really set them apart. I won't spoil the fun of discovery for first timers, but I will say that this was the best stay we've ever had at a B&B.

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

Wow! thank you so much. We all really enjoy our work at the Inn and most especially the people! I look forward to welcoming you both back to the Inn soon. Kind Regards Anne Maria

Queens, New York
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Very enjoyable stay at this historic bed & breakfast. Wide selection of breakfast items including menu with freshly made hot dishes. Room was comfortable, nicely furnished, and immaculately clean. On main street in walking distance to shops, restaurants and some of the historic mansions. There can be some night time activity on the street which makes it a bit noisy...

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

Always so nice to hear the words "immaculately clean" Thank you so much for the lovely review. I hope to see you both at the Inn again soon. Kind Regards Anne Maria

tennessee
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We stayed here one night while in Newport. The house is on Thames which is the main road that runs through downtown Newport along the harbor so location to this can't be beat. It has its own parking lot in the back which is a huge plus bc you can park and walk everywhere on the downtown strip to lots...

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

Thank you so much for your very kind review of the Inn. We have been so lucky this fall to be able to enjoy our courtyard for breakfast and afternoon tea. Imagine October 30th and we are still dining outdoors! If you make your way back to the Ocean State we would be delighted to welcome you back to the...

New Jersey
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We returned to the Frances Malbone House after a ten year absence and were not disappointed. It was as charming and lovely as we remembered. The staff were all friendly and helpful, the rooms clean and the breakfast and tea very good. The garden is especially lovely, even at this time of year. We had become a little less enamored...

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

Thank you for making your way back to us after ten years! time flies by doesn't it? Your kind words mean a lot to us, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is too bad that you were unable to enjoy breakfast in the courtyard or in our original dining room from 1758. Next time you...

Reviewed 13 October 2014

I stayed at the Francis Malbone House Inn and I cannot say enough about how beautiful and clean and well appointed the Inn is. I think that the experience is actually more important than the amenities and the experience was wonderful. I felt great being there. The staff was so friendly and pleasant and you know that they just love...

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

Smiling faces is exactly what we want here at the Inn, we appreciate your very kind review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hopefully we will see again soon. Kind Regards Anne Maria

Reviewed 13 October 2014

This is an exceptional establishment - great attention to detail. Wonderful Owner & Staff who cannot do enough to make your stay sheer perfection. The location is excellent. Park your car in the Inn's carpark & walk everwhere in the town which boasts excellent restaurants. Shopping is a pleasure. The beautiful mansions etc are only a short drive away.

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

Leslie, Thank you so much for the exceptional review, we really appreciate it. We enjoy what we do but it is always nice to realize that people notice the small details. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards Anne Maria

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • 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 Street, Newport, RI 02840
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Newport
Price Range: $163 - $385 (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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“All the rooms are great. We rented two rooms in the cottage house and had the whole house to ourselves - great for two couples.”
 of 5 bubbles RLN84, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms are quiet in the off season. Garden rooms are wonderful in the warm weather.”
 of 5 bubbles D4383UXmelissap, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have unique character - any room is great!”
 of 5 bubbles cuppacoffey22, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Maybe ask for one that means you don't hear the sea fog horn all night”
 of 5 bubbles MrJ, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms at the front of Inn have a good harbor view, but all the rooms are excellent”
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