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Ram's Head Inn

108 Rams Island Dr, Shelter Island, NY 11965
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Ram's Head Inn
Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Shelter Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ridgefield, CT
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kim and her husband did the flowers for my daughter's recent wedding on Shelter Island. It was such a pleasure to work with her. She was so enthusiastic and she clearly loves making the brides happy and doing everything she can to make the day special and wonderful. Kim has so much experience, she was able to make suggestions that... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The property, the room (we had one with a private bathroom), the service and the restaurant for dinner were wonderful. But the breakfast was shameful. Given the prices of the rooms and the fact that they have a full restaurant kitchen, they could have provided a much better breakfast. The tea was basic supermarket brand, the water for the tea... More

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

Thank you so much for your thoughts. We are proud of the service we offer and are happy to know that our guests enjoy the accommodations and their dining experience while at the Inn. I am unhappy though, to read that the complimentary continental breakfast fell short of your expectations. The breakfast selection offered is designed to accommodate the wide... More

Wading River
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Ram's Head Inn held a special weekend at Valentine's Day and we took advantage. It was as special as advertised with a thick blanket of snow surrounding it. We had only visited in the Summer in the past - so this was unique. Food, service and accomodations were great. The batrooms have some issues. If you are big person (we... More

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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We stayed at the Ram's Head for a mini-moon after our wedding. It is one of the few hotel options on Shelter Island and the rates seem much more affordable and a better value for money than the nearby Hamptons area properties. We chose the hotel because we wanted a quite escape and also wanted something on the water. We... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

A very beautiful old hotel in a secluded area of shelter island. Free boating, tennis hammock. Great place for r and r. Especially with good friends Continental breakfast great dinner We had a room with a large patio to have cocktails Large spacious grounds

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
43 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This was our second visit to the Ram's Head, our first time staying over. The most obvious thing to say about the Ram's Head Inn is that the setting, from the building to the grounds and vista, is spectacular. We were blessed with perfect summer weather. Even poor weather does not take away the comfortable covered veranda, warm inviting lounge... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at RHI after an event. Make no mistake this is an expensive proposition. The a/c was barely keeping the room cool and there is no way to control the a/c yourself. Drawers that barely close on the dresser and tiny bathroom space were small inconveniences. The location is incredible. Serene rolling lawn and water views from your adirondack... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed at this property for a wedding. The property is beautiful, as is Shelter Island, with lots of flowers, rolling hills, and a view of the bay. The Inn has it's own little beach area as well as a tennis court, boats, etc so there's something for everyone. The room we stayed in shared a bathroom with another room.... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This Inn is gorgeous - situated on a hill with a rolling lawn that leads down to private tennis courts and a private beach. The Inn is well maintained but beware the somewhat surly staff. A sure sign of absentee management. Continental breakfast is included but does not meet the standards of the hotel - small cardboard cereal boxes, jams... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

My husband were lucky enough to be at The Rams Head just a few weekends ago. It was such a lovely Inn. Our bedroom was clean and had a beautiful view of the rolling lawn and the bay. We had received an email the restaurant would be closing for the season but when we arrived... it was open. We made... More

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Address: 108 Rams Island Dr, Shelter Island, NY 11965
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Ram`s Head Hotel Shelter Island
Rams Head Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Wheelchair access
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The Ram's Head Inn is a gracious center hall colonial with 17 charming and comfortable suites. It's a world apart, without being a world away. ... more   less 
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