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The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
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Ranked #5 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 nights for a wedding. The property is cute, and the breakfast is incredible. Our room was really underwhelming. It was in the side house, and it was TINY. It was old, it had no AC, and while it had some "charm", the walls and floors were tilted badly. We also had to share a bathroom with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved staying at the 1661 during their off season. The accommodations are clean and homey, the people that work at the Inn extremely friendly and helpful, going above and beyond helping me track a lost iPhone via the search. It's walking distance from main town strip and hope to visit again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had great couples weekend on island. Stayed at Dodge Cottage. It was cozy and had everything we needed. Rooms were a good size, comfortable beds and a small fridge. It was Very clean, staff was nice and accommodating. Great breakfast in morning at 1661 Inn.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the in for NYE. I can't say enough about the staff! Truly the nicest most generous folks I have met in a long time! Great brunch, awesome time. Next year definitely doing the polar plunge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The Manisses is a beautifully done Victorian Inn. Spacious rooms with private baths, cool breezes at night (no air conditioning needed on Block Island). Friendly and helpful staff. Within walking distance of ferry and shops. Small farm with farm animals attached. Up the road a short piece is the 1661 Inn with the most delicious and extensive breakfast. I highly... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We traveled in the off season to Block Island and loved it! The hotel staff was friendly and eager to please. We were able to check in early and were treated to a flaming coffee later in the night. The stay included one of the most wonderful brunches we have had at a hotel, as well as a wine and... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Just returned from a December visit to the 1661 Inn. The owner, Rita Draper, lives on the property, and the manager, Elizabeth, is there throughout the day, so nothing is ever overlooked. They are eager to please and are sure to make your stay enjoyable. For all those that get to Block Island during the high season, I strongly advise... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We love traveling off season. It was great that the Inn was open in December. Rita was wonderful and welcoming. She suggested a great restaurant (The Barn) which was walking distance from the Inn. Everything was perfect. The room had a Jacuzzi, king size bed, and ocean view. We even got treated to a meteor shower!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I have been to Block Island a few times, but my time at the 1661 Inn was terrible. The place is so old and in dire need of a facelift, but we looked past that at first. But our room in the main inn was disgusting. Do they even clean this place? It smelled like 1960 in the entire inn.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This property is literally a 2 minute walk from the ferry, they were very welcoming about leaving bags early and had coffee ready and hot. The room was very clean, and the bed was comfortable. The next morning I had the included breakfast, which was amazing sitting right next to the ocean. Tons of choices for every picky eater. As... More 

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Address: Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 63
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