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The Hygeia House

Beach Avenue, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
The Hygeia House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Connecticut
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

That's about all the good stuff I can say about this place. I kept trying to give it the benefit of the doubt - maybe I don't appreciate antiques enough, maybe I'm too used to staying in 3-5 star resorts, maybe I'm just not a B&B person (this was my 4th try), but in the end I just came away... More 

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Tilton, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

I booked a 4 night stay for my in-laws very last minute after being cancelled at the island home. Lisa, the owner of the Hygeia house, was fantastic, very accommodating and helpful being such a last minute reservation. My in-laws were very pleased during their stay at this bed and breakfast, the B&B had a very homey feel and they... More 

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I stayed at the Hygeia House with my wife and children for 4 nights in August and overall, our Block Island vacation was an awesome one. The house has an interesting history and it’s in a great location. It’s a beautiful old inn restored by its owners, Lisa and Champlin Starr. There are personal artifacts on display and water views... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

While attending a wedding on Block Island, we stayed 2 nights at the Hygeia House. After spending nearly $200 per night, we were extremely disappointed. The house had a lovely antique feel about it in general. The linens in the bathroom were frayed and there was no bath mat. The bed was lumpy and the room was small. The breakfast... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Beautiful view and breezes from our room. The house is very old and authentic looking. Our bed dipped a little in the middle and the room smelled a little funky if you shut the windows but other than that no complaints. The owner was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was delicious...homemade berry muffins, fruit, bagels, fresh coffee, juice. Old dog... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Location, location, location!!! And gorgeous views! I loved the story of the renovation, and the family names for each of the unique rooms--Hygeia House feels steeped in history, yet the vibe is comfortable, relaxing, and laid-back. We used Hygeia House as a central location from which to explore the island on our bikes. Host Lisa helped with recommendations about what... More 

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Tarrytown, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

My kids and I enjoyed a long weekend here in September. Our room was perfect for a family - two bed rooms and on the lower level so we didn't bother others with our noise. Breakfast was good and filling. The atmosphere was very cordial and friendly. My kids loved Brother the golden retriever. The only consideration for a family-... More 

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Somers NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We stayed at Hygeia House in August for 4 nights. We loved the relaxing atmosphere, friendly people, good breakfast and perfect location. Lisa Starr is a great host. The interesting books ( classics, poetry) all over the house and the beautiful antiques (old menus, photos, furniture) help you feel like you are part of history in this home. The house... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

When traveling with 2 grown teenagers, it's often difficult to find a room with enough space for everyone without breaking the bank. This B&B was perfect for us – we had two rooms with a view and a private bath for the same price, or even less, than most properties. And it's in a great location to boot! I want... More 

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Garrison,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

It is charming.The owner and staff were very friendly .The rooms were clean. Breakfast was abundant. Located a ten minute walk to the town beach and ten minutes from several places to eat. We met other guests who were repeat customers. Our room was one flight up with a view. There are rooms two flights up as well. TV in... More 

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