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National Hotel

3.0 of 5
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Water Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in New Shoreham
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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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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the wonderful experience of staying at the National hotel this past week to celebrate my brothers birthday. This hotel is the place to be. The location is perfect. Hotel is quaint with lots of history. Excellent, excellent restaurant, bar and staff top shelf!! The view was breath taking. I will return again and again. It was the perfect... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for lunch right off the ferry. Seated right away on the railing overlooking the dock and it was great. Had parmesan bacon fries, cold lobster salad, chicken quesadilla, and grilled chicken sandwich. Was a very nice lunch with an excellent view. Incredibly over-priced but thats what you get for being on island time!

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Stowe, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the National Hotel right in the heart of Old Harbor, Block Island. It is an old and beautiful hotel with all of the modern conveniences except for air conditioning. This is important to know if you are planning to stay there in late July or August. They do provide fans but it was very hot until the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice old hotel Right across ferry Near loads of key rental businesses Room small, little space to hang / place clothing. Bathroom tiny. Room very warm, 1st floor Nice dining area Food overpriced Great location Paid 350$ after taxes for 1 night Front desk girl was stiff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time to Block Island and I stayed at the National Hotel. It's in walking distance from the ferry. The food and service were great. The room was small but clean, old hotel with lots of charm. No airconditioning and it was one of the hottest weeks...but the 2 fans in the room were actually fine. We walked to... More 

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Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday morning is make your own bloody Mary's!!!!! Yummy!! All kinds of toppings!!! Celery..pickles..bacon...carrots !!! Turn the heat up or down 🌞great idea and well worth the trip...sit inside or talk it out on the deck and watch the boats and people watch Great way to spend a lazy Sunday

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided on a whim to go to block island so we called around and found the last room at the national hotel. It was pricy, but they warned us it was the noisiest room but it did have air conditioning. We took it since we had few choices at the last minute. We were pleasantly surprised and loved our... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place. I visit every year and always stay at the same hotel/same room. It's not fancy, but its not old and musty either. It serves its purpose. The food is great and porch with the view(plus drinks) are hard to beat. I recommend grabbing a drink at the bar inside on a Saturday night. They have great... More 

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Oak Hill, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Block Island, chose the National Hotel through Internet search. Hotel turned out even better than expected. Beautiful old hotel right on the water. Room & bathroom very small as one should expect in a historic hotel-- however, nicely decorated, well maintained and clean. Very nice bar and restaurant with seating inside or on the veranda overlooking... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after a 4 hour bike we had lunch on the deck. there is NO AC on the Island!!! The food was good but you are paying Island prices (about 50-75% higher). Service is good since they work for tips and turn over! Ask for a table close to the railings. For kids this will be really over priced!

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