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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I planned a quick overnight to Block Island and I was happy to find a somewhat reasonably priced room at the Guest House of The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses. I was pleased to find an inn willing to book for one weekend night only and selected the small single room with a shared bathroom. We figured... More

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Maplewood, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the location and the friendliness of the staff. Wifi issues even in main house for our three night stay. Room jn guest house was ok. Some peeling wall paper but cleaned well. Construction of a new building next door was annoying at 8 am all three days - Thurs, Fri, Sat (but felt worse on Saturday at 8 am... More

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Westport, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the 1661 Inn this visit. I've stayed there before and the Hotel Manisses. Coming to BI for over 30 years and the inn is still amazing! Everyone is cheerful and kind. I wanted a small room, visiting solo, it was perfect - had a private bathroom! Felt like I was back in the Victorian era! Such a... More

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Center Moriches, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend & I were looking for a place to go last minute & came up with block island. We chose the Manisses because we got a great deal on a one night stay (150$, most hotels require 2-3 night minimum). After paying for the night i quickly called to see which room we got because after reading reviews i... More

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Darien, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's not perfect, yet we've stayed here many times over the years. The rooms are nothing special - quaint and comfortable, but the location, the wine hour & outstanding breakfasts on the terrace overlooking the ocean is 4 star! Highly recommended!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
1 review
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
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