The Francis Malbone House Inn

Select Registry Member Since 2018

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The Francis Malbone House Inn

Select Registry Member Since 2018

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The Basics

Experience centuries of historic hospitality at our luxuriously appointed bed and breakfast in Newport, Rhode Island. Newport’s only Five Star Diamond Award-Winning bed and breakfast, our boutique inn offers refined elegance and charm on famed Thames Street in the downtown waterfront district. Each of our eighteen spacious guest rooms has a private bath, all are appointed with antiques and period furnishings, and many have working fireplaces. In the morning, enjoy a bountiful, gourmet breakfast served in our colonial dining room.

Things We Love

Front Door at Francis Malbone

We are ideally located in Newport, close to many attractions offering guest free parking

Dining Room Table

Wake up to a delicious gourmet breakfast and experience our mid-day tradition of afternoon tea and snacks daily

Bedroom at Francis Malbone

Each of our guestrooms offers Italian linens, plush robes, fireplaces, and modern baths

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Free On-site Parking
  • Wine/Spirts Available Onsite
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Turndown Service
  • Jetted Tubs - Some Rooms

Best For

  • History & Heritage
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Don't miss the brilliant sunrise at Cliff Walk
  • Drinks on the lawn at Castle Hill is a must do
  • The Servants tour at the Elms is steeped in history
  • The "Snowball in Hell" dessert at Clarke Cooke House is not to be missed
  • Try to find the Snowy Owl on Sachuest Point hiking trails

Welcome

Built in 1760 for shipping merchant Francis Malbone, our historic inn was designed by famed Newport architect Peter Harrison who also designed Newport's famed Touro Synagogue and Redwood Library. Located along Newport's harbourfront, The Francis Malbone House Inn exudes luxury & romance. The Inn is tastefully appointed with antiques and period furnishings. Each guestroom offers Italian linens, plush robes, fireplaces and modern baths. Enjoy afternoon tea or gourmet breakfast in our manicured garden or spacious fireplaced dining room. Proudly placed on the National Register of Historic Properties. We invite you to experience the most luxurious bed and breakfast in Newport, Rhode Island, the Francis Malbone House Inn. The inn is Newport’s only Five Star Diamond award-winning property.

Amenities

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, National Historic Registry, Concierge Services,

Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Communal

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea

Rooms & Suites

Accommodations: Suites

# of Rooms: 18

Beds: Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Blu-Ray Players, iPod Docking Station, Video Library

Safes: Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Laundry Service, Refrigerator, Telephones, Turndown Service, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, Business Hours

Corporate Rates: No

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, National Historic Registry, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Coastal, Waterfront, Waterview

Policies

Minimum Stay Required: Weekends

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Over 12

Weddings & Events

Wedding/Events Capacity: 1-19

Events Supported: Elopement

Business Travel & Events

We are able to host small corporate/team building retreats up to 18 conference style set up. Catered lunch and audio visual available.

# of Meeting Rooms: 2

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Dedicated Conference Center

Meeting Facilities: Indoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 2-20

Total Rooms Sq Footages: 400

Max Capacity Boardroom: 8

Max Capacity Classroom: 18

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