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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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Troy, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I spent a mid-week getaway with my wife at the Mannises Hotel and had a fantastic time with great food and drink, at a great price. The people were most friendly and helpful, and the mid-week package included champagne breakfast, and wine and nibble hour daily, round trip ferry, and one dinner at their restaurant. All far exceeded our expectations.... More 

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Cornwallville, NY
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Dinner at the Hotel Manisses was exquisite. Annually, I take my 3 children for a sophisticated meal at a high-end establishment. Hotel Manisses does not disappoint. The BCA chef cooking for the hotel prepared the meals perfectly with taste and presentation. Delightful. We did not stay at this location, however.

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We stayed at the Dodge Cottage. Very clean, friendly housekeepers. Bed comfortable. Basic accommodations. Had delicious dinner at the Hotel Manisses and fabulous breakfasts that were included in our reservation. We hiked up the hill to the spectacular view of Old Harbor and beyond for breakfast. Food very fresh and much local. Omlettes very tasty. Waitstaff very efficient and friendly.... More 

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The Hotel Manisses is in a wonderful location to explore Old Harbor of BI. Close to downtown, but far enough away to be quiet. The building is older but is well kept and has a lot of character. Brunches are wonderful across the street at the 1661, and the dining room at the Manisses is among the best on the... More 

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CT
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Very enjoyable stay. Beautiful property. Easy bike ride and walk to and from town. Nice breakfast and wait staff. We knew we would be sharing a bathroom, in this case, we shared with three other guest rooms. Still, I would highly recommend 1661.

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Very professional and courteous staff! Everyone from Rita on down made us feel so welcome and at home! The hotel has so much fascinating history behind it. Breakfast with all the fine trimmings...anything you wanted was available! We can't wait for our return trip!

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New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

we stay at 1661 for few days and it was great .... a very relaxing and quit time , the morning breakfast was good . the best part was the afternoon snacks with wine at the porch ... the place was very clean and the people very friendly . for my next trip to Block Island i will stay at... More 

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Seacoast NH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We have enjoyed our stays at the Hotel Manisses over the past few years, and delight in the benefits of staying in a comfortable inn that is fully wired but opting out of a room with TV. Period Victorian decor, updated bathrooms, and adequately comfortable beds provide a peaceful respite, and the large veranda is perfect for reading/corresponding/watching passersby. The... More 

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Lyme, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

as an older couple we have had many get aways to many places but none nicer than this. The staff was amazingly helpful and efficient and we lacked for nothing in ammenities .We look forward to another visit in off season and recommend this inn for all seasons

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Fairfield, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My girlfriends and I have been staying at the1661 for our 'girls weekend' the past 10 years. The 1661 never disappoints. The rooms are clean, the staff is wonderful - always smiling, helpful and attentive. You can not beat the view from ever room and the location is perfect. The 1661 offers an amazing continental breakfast including an omelet station.... More 

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