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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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new jersey
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2007

My husband booked this place before consulting trip advisor. Big mistake! This place was GROSS. Disgusting stained carpet. Thread-bare twin hide-a-beds that gave our kids terrible back aches. No blinds on the bedroom window, so anyone wandering past our room could take a peek in and see us in bed. Thick long black hairs on the bedspread. Pillows flat, lumpy,... More 

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schooner189
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2007

We have been to Block Island many times and have been staying at the Hygeia House quite a few times. It is a well re-furbished Victorian inn. It is very homey and not pretentious at all. Our rooms (a double bed in one with a day bed in a sitting area and private bath) were clean, sheets were crisp and... More 

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Northern New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2006

Upon our arrival at the Hygeia House on Friday we were greeted by NOBODY! All we found was an unlocked front door leading to a slightly ajar bedroom door. Let me tell you, that door had no business being open....the room was a mess....junk and clothing strewn about.....but wait.....the kitchen was even worse...dirty pots and pans and general disorder all... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2006

This B&B was a recommendation because of its history. I should have consulted Trip Advisor. We had the room with the "access to the back porch", the most expensive. It was grossly misrepresented by the innkeeper. What we did not know is that we moved into their bedroom which was right next to the kitchen. It was extremely noisy and... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2006

My husband and I frequent B&B's and this was by far the worst experience we have ever had. Upon check in we were greeted by the innkeeper's children. They showed us to a room on the first floor of the inn that was disgusting. It was worse than you could imagine your great granmother's old bedroom. It was loud, in... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2006

I stayed at the Hygeia House in April of this year, and I would certainly stay again!! The atmosphere was wonderfully peaceful to me. Centrally located to various areas of the island, it was easy for us to hop the moped and go for jaunts. Accomodations were wonderful - LOVED the room - which had an extra sitting/day bed area... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2005

My husband and I have been going to Block Island for 20 years with family and friends. We decided on a romantic weekend during the off-season. You would think Rhode Island in mid-September would be considered the "off" season. That is not the case with the Hygeia House where prices are $300+ at this time of year. I felt like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2005

My husband and I along with our 5 y.o. son recently attended my brother in-laws wedding on Block Island and spent 3 wonderful days at the Hygeia House. Our entire family as well stayed this first weekend of October and all were very pleased with our accomadations as well. The owners, Champ and his wife were wonderful hosts and even... More 

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stamford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2005

I've stayed on Block Island many, many times and in several different places. First of all, let me start by saying that high maintenance people should not even travel to Block Island as it is an island of Yankee self reliance and nature. Lot's of walking, biking and exposure to nature's elements such as wind, sun, rain etc. should be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2005

We had a difficult time getting a room during this very busy time of year and the Hygeia had availability. Never Again! The rug was stained, the screen was broken, the porch was small. The view from the porch at one point during our visit was of children playing soccer in the yard right there in front of us. For... More 

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