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The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

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Spring Street, PO Box I, Block Island, RI 02807
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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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Millbrook, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For 26 years we have come back to BI to enjoy the 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses! If you like rustic New England living, quiet streets, great food and beach locations, put this B&B on your bucket list. The moment you settle down for the one hour trip on the ferry, relaxation takes over. Strolling through the shops, eating at... More 

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New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 4 days in the Dode Cottage- Alice May room. It was a nice experience, but different. The room had a very classic, old feel to it. But I believe that's pretty much what every room on the island is like. There are no big name hotels, there are tons of bnb's. The room could use... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting BI. Great hotel and beautiful Island. The room was very comfortable, and the champagne breakfast exceed expectations. The location of the hotel was an easy walk from the ferry, and pretty centrally located - although not on the main drag! We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st time visit to Block Island. Family trip. We stayed in a cottage. Room & service was EXCELLENT!! Staff was great & friendly! Wine & nibble hour was great! Complimentary breakfast was EXCELLENT!! It was worth the price. I will not stay anywhere else next time I go back! Thank you!! :-)

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds were beautiful making it most inviting & relaxing! Their buffet breakfast was more than you could imagine( or eat). Fresh whole, salmon, beans, hash, eggs,fresh bread, muffins, french toast, blueberry pancakes, juices, champagne and more.The best I have ever seen and service was remarkable!

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rhode island
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15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third stay at 1661, each time a different room, and each time equally satisfied. The rooms are spotless, breakfast buffet is over the top, and happy hour is a wonderful touch. I would much rather stay at a comfy bed/breakfast than a hotel/motel, and this always meets our expectations so we have never tried any others on... More 

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Swampscott, ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My husband and I booked a last minute, 2 night, getaway at The 1661 Inn and it was an excellent choice. The staff was wonderfully hospitable, attentive, and genuinely friendly, and it was obvious that they were very happy working at this establishment. Our room was very clean and spacious and the full ocean view was breathtaking. The champagne breakfast... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was an excellent stay; my wife and I were on a last minutes business trip. From the moment we called reservations, we met with kindness and consideration. The Reservations Clerk bent over backwards to get us a room where we could stay two nights. We were welcomed nicely after walking up the hill dragging our bags behind us; got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

So happy we chose to stay here ! Great location , clean, comfy, professional friendly staff, great breakfast, nibbles in the afternoon(wine and cheese and veggies and chips - don't miss this !). We saw that there was an empty room with an ocean view so we asked to upgrade and they accommodated us very fairly. What a view !... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I was on Block Island as part of a knitting retreat. I stayed in the Manisses but had breakfast and 1 dinner in the sister hotel the 1661. We ate lunch and had classes in the Manisses. Food was good and plenty of it. The hotel is quite old but well maintained. My room was quite large and very comfortable.... More 

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