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The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

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Spring Street, PO Box I, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was very pleased with my stay at the Manisses Hotel, checking in was quick and informative, quiet and cozy in the room. In the morning my boyfriend and I went up to the Inn and had the complementary champagne breakfast, which was fantastic. Definitely where I will be staying every visit to Block Island. I will definitely be recommending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I looked for a beautiful hotel in block island for a weekend getaway. We found it. The 1661 Inn & Hotel Mannisses provides close proximity to Old Harbor, beaches, and more. New Harbor and South East lighthouse are a short taxi drive away. Both parts are old buildings but still have a nice charm. We personally stayed... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love the Manisses - 1661 Inn. It is our favorite hotel on Block Island. We've been coming here on & off for the last 20 year. This time we cane to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We enjoyed the delicious champagne breakfast & the wine and nibbles @4:30 pm. We love the flaming coffees after dinner too! We will be... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything was very nice, clean rooms, comfortable bed, nice deck off out room, great buffet breakfast, staff was very nice excellent service by all we even had a ride back to the ferry. I love the old world charm but you really need air conditioners!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Narragansett is a unique property, built on the edge of the New Harbor of the Great Salt Pond, it is on the quieter side of the island. It is a beautiful white Victorian with sunbonnet dormers and a mansard roof, exuding the charm of a resort built for our great grandparents. There is an 'annex' of sorts, a brown-shingled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Narragansett! Great room, hospitality and experience. Breakfast was great, the only one on the island that I know that is served buffet style- meaning no waiting for an hour for eggs. It is available to people not staying there are well. Only recommend that it lasts a little longer. I hope Narragansett opens again next year!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Mannisses. We try to get up to Block island as much as possible . We always try for the Dodge cottage . The rooms at the Mannisses are a bit small ,but, then that must be expected for a hotel of that vintage . We are very pleased with the room size at the Dodge Cottage .... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me be very clear - this is a review specifically of Hotel Manisses, not 1661 inn which are in fact two different places in different locations with very different levels of quality. The only thing they share is brunch and their management (or so it seemed to us). Even more specifically, this is a review of the Warrior room... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked the 1661 house but unfortunately we did not pick the right room. We had a room on the top floor with a high ceiling and the windows did not open all the way so it was extremely hot during certain times of the day. We would definitely return and stay in a different room. Breakfast was great and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last minute for 2 nights and the room was fine. Small, but far surpassed by the views and breezes. Great breakfast, 24/7 coffee, and very helpful staff. Shared a shower on the floor where I was located with no issues. Clean and comfortable. I would recommend for a no frills excellent place to stay on the island.

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