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The 1661 Inn

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5 Spring Street, PO Box I, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1661 and there family of properties on Block Island are always there to make you feel welcome. And the rooms are always spotless and the views spectacular. There breakfast is awesome. I always talk good about Rita and Elizabeth because they go above and beyond for there guests. This week we were out for the groundhog day festivities and... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Arriving at 1661 I was warmly greeted by Elizabeth, I had a reservation in the Cassius Room. I was offered an upgrade to the Mitchell cottage, which was a glorious suite. The rooms were spacious, clean(thanks to chambermaids, Zorida, Nelma, & Maria) with a fantastic ocean view. The comfort of the room, the furnitures, marvelous spa bath, and fireplace added... More 

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Casselberry, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We stayed at the end of the season last year in November in the room in the 1661 with the fireplace in the loft and the living area and bedroom down below. It was cold but the fireplace made it romantic and fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here several times over the past 14 yrs and every visit they are nicer than the previous visit. They are the most hospitable family ever. The room was gorgeous. The breakfast was delicious as always. There is nothing they won't do to make your stay perfect. The family and their help are awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We stayed at Hotel 1661 in early October in the Alcock room. The hotel is really beautiful if you like antique B&B's, which we really do! The breakfast was delicious and the breakfast seating area has unbeatable views of the ocean. We had a small issue during our stay and the owner personally called us to correct the issue within... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We stayed in 1661's new Mitchell Cottage and we loved it...seriously I could have moved in. The room itself was studio style - king bed and living room area with a gas fireplace. It also had a walk out patio since we were on the ground level - I imagine it wouldn't be quite as private during peak season as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We spent 5 days fishing Block Island and stayed in The 1661 Inn's Dodge House and the facilities had everything we wanted include a working hose to was down equipment. The house keeping service was first rate and all hotel employees were very friendly and helpful. The hotel provided a breakfast every morning which was excellent. Overall this was a... More 

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Warren, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

walking distance to everything great views great rooms ,the room had a loft with a jacuzzi tub it also came with 2 beds free brandy walkin shower a nice patio free wine tasting with cheese and crackers

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Milford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

There's not much open on Block Island in late October but I thought I'd snagged a good hotel. The 1661, up the street from the Hotel Manisses, had the great view as promised, but everything else was just okay, which is not what I look for in an inn. The rooms were shabby - the blinds didn't close all the... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I stayed in the Arthur Rose room, which is adjacent to the 1661 Inn building. This sits slightly down Spring Street from the Hotel Manisses building, if you are considering this property. The Arthur Rose cottage is a recent addition. I was told it was the former laundry for the hotel. Well the cottage has an upstairs room as well,... More 

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