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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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Seacoast NH
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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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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
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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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Kent, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is a very charming old hotel. Really out of another age. Well run, clean, terribly comfortable. Sonia and Karin are so relaxed they made us relaxed too. Our room, the Chelsea, was huge and on the ground floor with a spa bath tub. A decanter of brandy and flowers! Goodness!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stayed at the 1661 Inn and were blown away but the superior customer service. All the staff were kind and attentive, the view was phenomenal, the location - just a short walk to the town and beaches - was ideal. The vibe of the other guests was also really great. The free happy hour and brunch won our hearts!... More 

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Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My wife and I headed to Block Island for a weekend get away and I found The Manisses on the web. What lured me to the inn was the price, which considering the cost for a night on the island, was great. Now I want to say right away that there are very few rooms/hotels on the island with air... More 

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Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We usually try to stay somewhere different on Block Island every year we go, but I don't think we will after staying at the Guest House of 1661 Inn. I cannot overstate how thrilled we were with the Guest house. It's an easy walk to town, but far enough that you aren't disrupted by the crowds on Water Street at... More 

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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I am in this hotel right now and it is 12:30 am. It is 87 degrees and humid in this room. It is very hard to try sleep. I asked for an additional fan and they have all been given out. They did not offer any bottled water. The hotel is beautiful to look at and I am sure that... More 

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New Rochelle, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

I think this was our third stay here. This time we stayed at the Dewey House do due making a late reservation - but no worries, it really isn't very far from the main buildings. We love the wine and cheese and the breakfasts on deck. You can't ask for a nicer view! The service is top rate. Although check... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Hotel was a few minuets walk from the ferry terminal, rooms were clean and staff helpful. The hotel is within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants. I will be staying there again! The only down side is there was not A/C but we had 2 fans and survived.

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