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Ram's Head Inn

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108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island, NY 11965
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Boca Raton, Florida
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We knew it was billed as a bed and breakfast so we didn't expect large rooms, but the room was tiny with only a double bed. The shower floor was in disrepair and I needed shoes to use it. The staff was friendly and helpful as they could be. There is pleasant rock music played in the bar on Tuesday... More 

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Linda E, Owner at Ram's Head Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We always appreciate our guest's input. I would have hoped that you had spoken to us while you were at the Inn, but I cannot find any reference to that in the front desk or maintenance book. This would have allowed us to know which bathroom needed attention and take... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

My brother booked the Rams head for his wedding which has been planned over the last 12 months. The venue is beautiful however the service from management is SHOCKING. After demanding more money at every available opportunity from the bride and groom she then informed them at twenty past ten at night that unless they paid her another thousands dollars... More 

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Linda E, Owner at Ram's Head Inn, responded to this review

First and foremost, I want to thank your brother and your new sister-in-law for choosing the Ram’s Head Inn to host their celebration. In the words of the bride’s father, it was a “Martha Stewart” event and I appreciated all of the compliments throughout the evening from attanding friends and family. I certainly also appreciate the desire for the festivities... More 

South Effingham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We stayed here at the beginning of the season in May and fell in love with it. Although we had seen the property before we had never stayed here. The property is beautiful and overlooks the water. They have beautiful gardens, lawns and a private beach area. We have stayed at many Inns before and this one is quite nice.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

I gave 3 stars only because 4 stars means "very good". The place is good, but not very good to my taste. So, 3.5 stars on this scale would be better. Just couldn't figure out how to do it on Trip Advisor. We have mixed feelings about the place. Stayed here over July 4th weekend. The grounds very nice. Great... More 

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Linda E, Owner at Ram's Head Inn, responded to this review

As always, I appreciate your taking the time to write a review, though I am disappointed that the Inn fell short of your expectations. First, I wanted to again thank you for discovering that the offending window had been locked improperly and that, as you said, "with a quick open and close of the lock", the window became quiet. I... More 

Doorwerth, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Shelter Island is a beautiful diamond only some hours away from NYC . And on this island the Rams Head Inn is a Mansion with a beautiful garden and a very nice private beach . It is chique without being posh . Really a nice place to feel 100% relaxed . Breakfast is not the strongest asset ...

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Linda E, Owner at Ram's Head Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. As we embark on our 36th year, we are continuing to improve the quality of our food with our own produce from our local gardens, staff services and beach, grounds and building. Everything we do is centered around the ultimate relaxation and enjoyment of our guests. To that end, I am sorry that... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovey relaxing weekend at Ram's Head Inn. The room was clean and pretty and the staff very friendly. The food was very good and the grounds very nice. Very peaceful place. I love that there was no TV in our room. The hotel has clearly made a choice to keep things simple, classic, and low key. It... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Ram's Head Inn is a very mixed bag. Good — Very attractive building appearance and grounds. Public rooms are very appealing and it is easy to see why this is a frequent wedding venue. Not so much — 1. Small rooms and baths (see photos). Economics of running a seasonal inn like this must be very difficult. Plugs for sink... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The weekend was magnificent. The hotel was spacious, clean and the food wonderful. We enjoyed afternoons in the sunshine on the inviting lawn chairs scattered over the relaxing green lawn. We took long walks delighting in the beautiful homes and grounds , as well as, the stunning waterscapes. All in all, it was the perfect place to spend our anniversary... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Visited late September, two bedroom suite was comfortable and very large although located right above the main entrance so a bit noisy, especially since there was a large wedding event that went on until the late hours. Hotel manager always seemed a bit annoyed when answering questions, hospitals attitude was thin on the ground. Restaurant food amazing, free buffet self-serve... More 

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Wantagh, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

this was a lovely inn - if you are looking for a quiet nice lovely time and enjoy the outdoors this inn is for you. We had a lovely time - we were 3 adults and 2 went kayaking - inn is on the beach and has a good deal during the week - island is quiet but nice

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