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The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
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Ranked #4 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 3rd year I have stayed at the 1661. We are lucky enough to stay in one of the little rooms, furnished with sweet antiques with a shared bath. Its an incredible bargain, but the thing is, even if I had money to burn, I would not stay anywhere else. Excellent service, delightful, friendly and efficient staff and... More

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Simsbury, CT
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Block Island with a girlfriend and just stayed one night. Because it was a last minute reservation, her room was in the Manisses and my room was in the Dodge building down the street a bit. Both rooms were delightful and decorated with antiques with clean modern bathrooms. I had a small problem with the windows and screens... More

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are trying to decide where to stay on Block Island, look no further! Manisses is amazing! The breakfast is delicious, the wine and nibbles is wonderful, the staff is amazing, and the setting is picture perfect! Be sure to get a flaming coffee in the parlor! The food in the restaurant is outstanding as well! We love walking... More

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Managua, Nicaragua
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17 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 1 night at the Hotel Manisses and it did not disappoint. The staff were great, most are from Serbia here on Work visas, and they speak great English. We stayed in the Chelsea room on the 1st floor. Huge room, very nicely decorated in a very old style. it had a huge 2 person jacuzzi tub that was... More

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Lyme, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights and 4'dqys as a celebration of our 30 th wedding anniversary. We have been going to BIRI with family for over 20 yrs. but have always rented houses. I reccome nd booking a room with full ocean view rooms if you can get one. We rented a room that had a nice side porch where... More

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Saugus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to stay on Block Island. My only regret is that I don't have another summer reservation. The brunch is wonderful. My room was filled with antiques. Their Oar restaurant's food was very good. The location is perfect. Close to town but quiet. Located near an exotic animal farm is a great attraction. I will try to book... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I just returned from a nice weekend on Block Island. We booked at "1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses" via Booking.com for a rate of $299/night, which we thought was a fair price for a room in such a wonderful pair of inns. When we arrived, we discovered that our room was NOT in either the beautiful 1661... More

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Hartford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed at the 1661 every year, several times a year over the last 20 plus years...it never disappoints...staff friendly and helpful, food marvelous, close to all amenities and it gets better each and every year...The Drapers go above and beyond to tend to your every need and their staff is wonderful...Pamela

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Timbuktu, Mali
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot if you are more than a couple (there are lots of nice BBs). Larger rooms, good breakfast, wine and cheese hour, great views. Walls a bit thin in main house but hey it's old. 16 characters until minimum

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Ossining, NY
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would give five stars except for one factor. Everything about this location Is wonderful: near to ferry disembarkation, very friendly and helpful staff, wine & cheese reception on arrival, brandy decanter in room, comfortable quarters, and an unbelievable breakfast included in rate, the likes of which I have never seen elsewhere. However, when I booked the room on Booking.com,... More

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Additional Information about The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Address: Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Manisses Hotel And The 1661 Block Island
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
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