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The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We opted to stay in one of the stand alone cottages and it was perfect for us. We didn't have the view that the main building had, but we ventured allover so we didn't miss a thing. We wanted a low-key option after some serious swank in Providence and this was perfect. You can't get much more relaxing than Block... More

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Howard Beach, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from a week stay here at the 1661 Inn, we traveled during the offseason so there weren't many places opens as far as restaurants shops etc but there are still so many sights on the island like lighthouses, the beaches, the animal farm to name a few. We cant say more about the staff at the 1661... More

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New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

If you can get an ocean view room at the 1661 house you are going to have one of the best views of the Atlantic Ocean on the island. Their sister hotel down the street has great food and nice rooms as well. The 1661 has a :wine and nibbles" hour everyday which is free for guests to munch on... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I came here for a week with my boyfriend - It was the most wonderful place I've ever stayed.. We had a deck and practically the whole grounds to ourselves. It was an absolutely wonderful experience. We had a very small room with a door to the outside and a shared bathroom - It was cozy and perfect - We... More

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Stayed at 1661 a few days ago and fulfilled a lifelong dream ... seeing Block Island in the winter. I certainly lucked out with very mild weather but I have to say, hands down, the 1661 Inn was a superb highlight. I remember the Manisses being renovated when I was a kid and have gone by the 1661 Inn a... More

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Clean, comfortable, welcoming . . . exactly the right amount of attention. The bread at breakfast is wonderful, and a mimosa is just the way to start a long, lazy walk on the island. Third year in a row; there will be more!

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

All were extremely nice and very accommodating! The room was clean and wonderfully decorated. It had all we needed, and then some. The ocean view was great. Excellent breakfast. Will definitely be back!

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Block Island is so beautiful it is meant to be enjoyed year round. Wanting a break from holiday hustle i booked 2 nights at the 1661 Inn Guest House. From the moment you arrive at the inn the owners/staff make you feel right at home. The inn is decorated, and it is just a nice quiet respite from mainland life.... More

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Bay Shore, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We made reservations for Thanksgiving Day before being informed that there was no food service available on Block Island, but if we 'brought our own', management would open the kitchen and dining area for our use. That and every other accommodation we requested was granted with smiles by all employees. It's hard to imagine better. Their standard breakfast is outstanding.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I stayed at 1661 once this summer and again a few weeks ago in the off season. The Inn is truly a gem, with well appointed rooms (some with fantastic views) and overly friendly and helpful owners and staff (even for raised Block Island standards). And the breakfast is unreal!!! Worth every penny.

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Additional Information about The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Also Known As:
Manisses Hotel And The 1661 Block Island
Manisses Hotel And The 1661
The 1661 Inn And Hotel Manisses
The 1661 Inn And Hotel Manisses Block Island
Address: Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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