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Circa 1760. Newport, during the 18th century, was one of the busiest harbors in the Colonies. The Francis Malbone House is the proud recipient of the 5 Star Diamond Award. The only inn in Newport to have this recognition. Fine furnishings fill the rooms, most of which offer a fireplace. Twelve rooms includej acuzzi tubs. Our location, on the harborfront, is another wonderful feature. The breakfasts, heralded by Bon Appetit, include entrees such as pecan waffles with maple whipped cream or eggs Benedict with a roasted red pepper hollandaise. Guests are sure to be busy exploring Newport with its abundance of historic sites and spectacular mansions.
4.4 on June 24, 2014
Newport, Rhode Island is a lovely city, with many old buildings, and there are several hotel and B&B options. Fortunately, we chose Francis Malbone House. This historic property was comfortable and interesting, with high ceilings, period furniture and convenient parking. Every member of staff was friendly, efficient and conscientious. The location was excellent, in the centre of the main area for shops and restaurants, close to the docks, and within walking distance of the famous mansions around Belleview Avenue. The Inn is built around a charming central courtyard open to guests and there are several communal rooms in which to read and relax. The Innkeeper and staff were very hospitable, and extremely helpful with recommendations for restaurants and places to visit. Breakfasts were delightful, with various options available, and we also enjoyed the varied afternoon teas – well worth getting back for before selecting the evening's restaurant. We were there for five nights and enjoyed our stay immensely. We would definitely recommend Francis Malbone House as the perfect place to stay in Newport.
5 on October 21, 2013
Robust, quality, surroundings, staff and service
4.8 on October 16, 2013
Beautiful, romantic garden spot on main drag of Newport. Great hot breakfast and full service afternoon tea. Restored bedroom with deep beds, fireplaces, french doors and well appointed bathrooms.
5 on September 04, 2013
Loved my stay. Immaculate room and house. Vegan and GF taste-buds satiated by Inn - how did I never stay before? Going back!
4.8 on August 15, 2013
Consistently well run property with excellent staff, authentic historic ambiance.
4.8 on August 15, 2013
Great staff, wonderful accommodations, super clean and friendly. Central location.
4.4 on August 12, 2013
Coming to Newport for 15 years and Francis Malbone is our favorite. Historic Inn is essence of the city. Best location near all activity. Will and staff go beyond to make the stay comfortable and enjoyable.
4.8 on June 12, 2013
Wonderful place, outstanding staff. Relax, unwind. No better way to start the new year.
4.6 on February 20, 2013
We are repeat guests and will return again. The rooms are pristine, welcoming and comfortable. Fireplaces throughout. Delicious breakfasts and treats with afternoon tea. The innkeepers and their staff could not be nicer or more accommodating. Love the location right in the heart of the waterfront.
5 on January 19, 2013
We were introduced to the Francis Malbone House Inn by friends about 10 years ago, and have been returning each year since. The Inn and it's staff provide us with every amenity we could ask for. The breakfasts are outstanding, as are the afternoon high teas. Both are complemented with burning logs in fireplaces, and spacious sitting rooms to relax and be pampered. We always look forward to our return visits.
Each room is carefully decorated with antique's and period furnishings. The original "wide plank board flooring" adds additional warmth and charm to these beautiful rooms. Bedrooms offer a queen size bed, tv/dvd/cd player and two gardenside rooms have fireplaces.
$185 - $295
The Counting House Suite is the "grand dame" of the inn. Built in 1860, it is a separate building attached to the main house through the library. This private suite offers a King size bed, large sitting area with queen pull-out sleep sofa, and a large double jacuzzi bath with a separate marble shower. A gas fireplace completes this room with 18'ceilings and tv/dvd player.
Nightly Rate: $345 - $495
Two of our Harborside rooms featuring a queen size bed and a twin bed. Each room offers a seasonal gas fireplace and a view of Newport Harbor across the street. Bathrooms have been recently updated with granite counters and large showers.
Nightly Rate: $240 - $355
Spacious and charming rooms with a distant view of the Newport Harbor.These king size bedrooms have seasonal gas fireplaces , 12'ceilings and tv/dvd's. The bathrooms have oversized marble showers- very popular rooms!!
Nightly Rate: $240 - $355
The Courtyard Suite sleeps two in a beautiful king size bed with a gas fireplace and sitting area with two winged back chairs. The room features a tv/dvd and French doors leading to a semi-private garden. The bathroom features a single tub jacuzzi and shower.
Nightly Rate: $295 - $450
These beautiful rooms,located on the first floor, are large rooms with jacuzzi's, gas fireplaces and TV/DVD's. All thoughtfully decorated with antique's and period furnishings, and french doors which lead out to a semi-private garden.
Nightly Rate: $260 - $395
Harborfront, City, Downtown, Oceanside
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Beach, Casino, Historical interests, Museum, Nature area, Newport JVC Jazz Festival, Ben & Jerry's Folk Festival, Newport Music Festival, Newport Winter Festival, Newports Annual International Boat Show, Regatta's, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area, Winery, Zoo
Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Secretarial services, Videos, Washer/dryer , Caring, informative innkeepers, Off-Street parking, Located in the "Heart of Newport"
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Wet bar
Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Kayaking, History of Newport Museum, Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport Art Museum, Tour Historic Mansions, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts
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