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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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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the 1661 Inn in mid-June, just before the summer tourist season started. This older, well maintained, small hotel is one of several properties owned by the same family. We selected a large room on the first floor with a queen bed, sofa, jacuzzi and side porch. Very comfortable and quiet, with a view of the owners' farm... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been staying at the 1661 since 2009 and come at least once a year. It's a serene and peaceful atmosphere and the service is incredible. The staff goes above and beyond with the included champagne brunch and wine & cheese hour. It's the only place I will stay on the island and bring new friends every year! Everyone... More 

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RI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Narragansett Inn has an old world, beachy feel in a wonderful location with gorgeous views of the harbor and the ocean beyond. We were greeted warmly by enthusiastic staff. The young man kindly offered and took our bags to the Annex House. We were on the second floor with two windows in the bedroom with a wonderful breeze. Clean,... More 

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Johnston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fiancé and I stayed here for our final anniversary before getting married. It's part of Hotel Manisses also it seems, so our booking came with a complimentary discount at that restaurant for after dinner drinks, a cocktail hour, and a complimentary breakfast. We went to other places on the island so we only took advantage of the free breakfast,... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am a very picky person only like to stay at the best locations!! The 1661 Inn was wonderful, very clean. We stayed in the Anchor Building room 5 and it was wonderful. The only down fall was the two girls sleeping in room six were up at about five a.m. laugh and having a grand time which woke us... More 

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place situated above Payne's dock, nice bike ride from ferry terminal, cool veranda and lawn great for morning reading, sunset drinks and ideal children's playground. Enjoy the view on the harbor. The rooms are simple but comfy, and they have great breakfast and service. Also, enjoy the killer donuts available right next door. Thanks for having us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be scared off by the few raters who have verbally trashed this great place to stay. They must have been expecting luxury accommodations. It's a rustic, comfortable, old hotel with great character, friendly staff and amazing views. Short walks to great restaurants and the best home made donuts on the planet!

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally had a room at the Dodge Cottage, but the heat/humidity were sweltering and we asked about other options. We were able to upgrade to the Ray room at The 1661 Inn. Beautiful canopy bed, private bathroom with bathtub (which was lucky b/c we took cold baths to cool down), private deck with nice reclining chairs, little sitting area... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I love Block Island and have been staying at various Manisses properties over the past 10 years. We stayed at the Dewey cottage for a 3 day stay last weekend and this was by far our worst experience..while our room was spacious, it was definitely run down and grungy with huge stains covering what looked like a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room at the Manisees was fine with big windows, healthy plants and a very quiet ceiling fan that felt like continual sea breezes. We enjoyed the wine and nibbles time and the late afternoon views were lovely. Breakfast was sumptuous, hearty and the staff were very courteous. Gave us a great start for the days spent outside biking, walking... More 

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