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National Hotel

3.0 of 5
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Water Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
National Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Having never been to Block Island I relied on the trusted advice of fellow trip advisor reviewers and booked us into the National Hotel All of the praise I had read about was definitely well deserved. From our first encounter with one of the hotel staffers to the last goodbye , we were very pleased with our selection. We arrived... More 

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Thank you so much for your kind words! I am very proud of the staff that works here. We definitely look forward to having you back again in the future. More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was cozy and comfortable, the service excellent. The wrap around porch is perfect for coffee and muffins in the morning and the wine and cheese offerings in the afternoon. The second floor porch was only a few steps away from the room. It was my first time on Block Island, and will not be my last.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed at the National Hotel several times, though this was my first time traveling solo to Block Island. The National Hotel is a historic wooden structure that is visible as soon as you arrive at Old Harbor. I'm sure not much has changed there over the years. There is no elevator or air conditioning. Rooms are comfortable with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited here a few times last week with a large group. Had drinks & apps on the porch,mwhichnis great-overlooks the harbor-a really pretty setting. We had a few drinks & decided to order a few apps. The calamari was pretty good. Would go back.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniverssary here. If one is looking to have a true American experience, this gem of a hotel is the place. The restoration gives it period ambiance, that the modern world has not tainted. One has to go to the dining room or the veranda for meals and drinks, which is really how... More 

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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights this past weekend to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We arrived early Friday morning and the hotel held our bags so that we could begin to explore the island. We got back around noon and since they had made a note we were already here they had our room ready. Room... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a beautiful few days here. The food was good and you can't beat the breakfast for the price. Look for coffee to be ready at 6am in the main lobby. The hotel is in a perfect spot from the ferry. They have parking for guests and the area behind the hotel is a great place to relax anytime of... More 

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Norfolk, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed three nights at this charming historic hotel. We arrived early and luckily our room was ready. The third floor room (#306) was small as expected, the bedroom had just enough space to get around the queen bed. Ceiling fan made warm evenings bearable. Everything was clean and well-maintained, staff was very friendly and helpful. Location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just starting going to Block island 3 years an my first stay was National an love everything bout this hotel when something is not right from room ,food,Julie an the staff will make it right if brought to there attention! I've stayed in season an off an just a beautiful peaceful place. The bonus is the fire pit out... More 

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took advantage of a mid week package, one night stay for 2. Which included the traditional ferry from Pt. Judith round trip, room, 3 course dinner, continental breakfast and bike rentals. Totally worth it👍👍👍👍 just add the nice weather😎 Before check in at 3 we put our bags in a locker at the Chamber of commerce building. Had lunch, toured... More 

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