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Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

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597 Corn Neck Road, P.O. Box 488, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Middleboro, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Our stay at the Avonlea over New Year's was wonderful. I can't say enough for the courtesy, wonderful food and hospitality show by caretakers Mike & Kristen. We stayed in the Emerald Room which has amazing views. Although the Island has many stores closed down in the winter, The Barn Restaurant & Eli's were open which I would also give... More 

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Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi H&M, Thank you for your kind words. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. It was an absolute pleasure to host you. We looking forward to celebrating July 4th weekend with you both. All the very best, K&M More 

Warwick, Rhode Island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Room was great (view of the sunrise/sunset amazing), atmosphere was great, food was awesome and Kristen/Mike were over the top accommodating!! This was our first "inn" experience and is was awesome. The property is in a great location...close to everything we needed!!

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Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, You guys are so great, Thank You so much for your kind words! It was wonderful having you stay with us to celebrate the New Year. Welcome to our Block Island Inns family, we look forward to your next visit! K&M More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

The hosts were very hospitable at Avonlea. Most of the shops are closed off-season, but Greg pointed us to local groceries and restaurants. The location is incredible, and the view from almost every room is memorable.

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Love the inn! Location on beach, short walk to town. Innkeepers Michael and Cristen were helpful, fun, and really nice people. Views from Sapphire room are amazing. Breakfast at the inn is delicious - hot and cold items. Eat in the cozy dining room with fireplace or on the deck with views of the ocean. Have stayed at almost every... More 

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Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Julianne, Greetings from Block Island Inns! Thank you for taking time to share your recent travel experience. We are so happy to hear that you had a fantastic time and enjoyed our hospitality. It was our pleasure to host you and we are so pleased to know that a return visit is in your future plans. K&M More 

Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We recently stayed at the Avonlea during the Thanksgiving weekend. This was our 4th trip to Block Island, but our first trip Off-season, and our first to Avonlea. What a beautiful Inn and such a beautiful location. We didn't bring a car, and it was no problem, the Inn is just a short walk from the Ferry. (Tips for walkers... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Great stay at the Avonlea on Block Island. This is a true find, and a total gem. The views were superb. Michael and Kristen were gracious hosts, and accommodated us on everything we requested. Thanksgiving dinner was a special time for the guests. Highly recommend this B&B!

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Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, We are so very happy that you truly enjoyed our gracious hospitality. Thank you for your generous comments and 5 star recommendation. It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we hope that you will return to celebrate another Thanksgiving with our Block Island Inns Family. K&M More 

Branford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Charming inn right on the water. Beautiful view from our room. Location perfect. Innkeepers Kristin and Michael are warm, welcoming and accommodating. Mike is a great chef had made a great French toast casserole for breakfast. The Island is so peaceful in late October. We had a wonderful visit. Thanks

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Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi from Block Island! It was an absolute pleasure to host you and we very much appreciated your generous comments regarding our warm, welcoming, accomodating hospitality. Chef Mike truly enjoys preparing fresh seasonal options for our guests and looks forward to cooking for you again when you return for another wonderful visit. K&M More 

Goshen, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

My husband and I came to Block Island for a wedding. This was our fourth visit to Block Island but our first time staying at The Avonlea. Kristin an d Michael were so welcoming and so accommodating from the moment we arrived at 7:30 in the evening. They were there late to check us in and show us around the... More 

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1 Thank Leigh S
Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Leigh, Thank you for taking time to share your recent guest experience with us. We take a great deal of pleasure and personal pride in delivering exceptional guest service and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are very thankful for your 5 star review and we look forward to your return in the very near... More 

Danbury CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

If you want to be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves breaking softly on the shore, Avonlea is the best place to relax, rest and rejuvenate. We stayed in the "Amethyst" room which has its own, walk out porch. Though it was off season, the innkeepers, Mike and Kristin, keeps the place truly "a home away from home."

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Innkeeper A, General Manager at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Hi from Block Island Inns, We are so delighted that you had a relaxing, restful and rejuvenating stay in our Amethyst room. We are also very thankful of your generous comments and that you truly enjoyed the beach house as your "home away from home". It was a pleasure to have you as our guests and we hope that you... More 

Madison, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Nicely restored Victotian right on the beach. Innkeepers very friendly and accommodating. Music from the bar and restaurant down the lane was annoying on Friday evening. Several good restaurants and lots of shops were within walking distance. Definitely a great weekend getaway spot.

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