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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 yesterday
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Hamden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The room in the Dewey cottage was surprisingly very neat and clean, it's updated although no airconditioner but it was not an issue, it was in the high 60's when we stayed there. We rented a moped so getting to our cottage from the the Manisses where we checked in was not a prob. Our ferry came in at around... More

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Room with Deck and ocean view. Staff accommodating and courteous. Always willing to help and provide good information. Restaurant recommendations were great and met our expectations. Afternoon wine and snacks were a good break from a hectic day. Prepared us for an exciting evening.

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Avon, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although we didn't get to stay in the Hotel 1661 with their fabulous views, our stay at the Dodge House was very pleasant. We were fortunate enough to have a room in the back. It is a short walk up the hill to the 1661 where we had a fabulous breakfast in the morning and wine/cheese in the afternoon. The... More

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Dix Hills,New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We treated ourselves this time around and stayed at .." The 1661 Inn" , in their lower level ocean view rooms..we are so glad we did..the views(sunrise to sunset) were spectacular..the rooms are on the small side..Fitting a party of two comfortably..There's a small refrigerator available in each room..our friends and I stayed at the " Littlefield n Ball "... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed many times at the 1661 Inn Guesthouse - it is a marvel - well tended grounds, exceptional views, gracious hospitality, outstanding breakfast (included in cost of room) delightful afternoon "Wine & Nibbles" on the patio and easy access to all the charms the Island offers. It's always a wonderful treat to return to this lovely oasis.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just recently got back from 3 days at the Hotel Manisses. It was a very pleasant trip, the weather was not the best but the stay was. This is a Victorian era Hotel and has all the trimming of the era a real treat. If you are looking for an modern, econobox motel, this is not for you. There... More

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Old Saybrook
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is great. The views are beautiful. But the best is the breakfast- what a spread. From the mimosas to the omelet station the quality of the food was a pleasant surprise. We stayed overnight on a whim and our room was a double bed with a shared bathroom- something I would not have chosen if we planned it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect location, comfortable rooms, and a free 5 star breakfast that has everything you could possibly want along with a free wine/snack hour on the outdoor patio in the afternoon. Wouldnt stay anywhere else on the Island. Its amazing the reviews complaining about no tv/limited channels considering block island has and will hopefully always be more of a bed and... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 3 nights in their luxurious Staples room. The room was spacious but my wife commented that they could really use another mirror in the room. The only one was in the bathroom. The view from the room was wonderful and each morning we awoke with the sight of the sunrise. We have seen many beautiful sunsets but this... More

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Nyack, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a first mid-week visit to BI and were thrilled we did. We stayed at the Manisses which was lovely. Only issue for my husband, no AC, but turned out to be just fine for one night. Everyone at the hotel was pleasant and helpful. The wine and cheese at the 1661 was very nice and breakfast was great.... 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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Also Known As:
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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