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Blue Dory Inn

61 Dodge Street, P.O. Box 488, Block Island, RI 02807
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Blue Dory Inn
Ranked #8 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our 3rd time at the Blue dory, Ann is very pleasant, rooms are clean, beds comfortable, breakfast very yummy. Will be going back again next year ...very close to shopping, restaurants, quick walk to hotel from the ferry. Beach is right in back.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After 25 years of staying at various inns and hotels on Block Island, some more fabulous than others, we finally stayed at the Blue Dory Inn. It was a disappointment, from the filthy blankets on the beds to the moldy smell in the basement, to the low quality (and scarcity) of the breakfast and happy hour treats. Breakfast, which was... More

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East Patchogue, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally I was staying at the Blue Dory for 4 nights, but when I arrived the first night we stayed w in the Doll House which looks nothing like the picture on their website it is ridiculously small especially if you are traveling with your dog as we where there is absolutely no room to even put the dog crate... More

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Prudence Island, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great cozy atmosphere. Staff is AWESOME!!! I love being with Simon the kitty!. It was a nice clean place to stay for a vacation with the family or friends.We appreciated the hospitality during our stay. Jonathan & Medalit Scott.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travel party of 3, shared a room with 1 queen bed and what was supposed to be a pull out. It was very uncomfortable and center leg collapsed a couple of times. Room was quaint with lots of frilliness and clean. Breakfast in lower level was delicious. Would recommend for couples.

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Bronx, New York
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant great breakfast. Nice afternoon tea. Ann is very accommodating and tries to make your stay enjoyable. Rooms are clean. Air conditioning works well. Access to beach. Parking. close to ferries and restaurants.

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Coppell, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't base a hotel decision on "1000 places to see" book. Having never visited this part of the US, it never occurred to me that going with the famous guidebook could be so wrong. The two cottages we rented, Tea House and Doll House, were cramped, with no amenities. The Doll House did not really have enough room for luggage... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every girl hopes her wedding will be one to remember!! Hurricane Arthur guaranteed ours was one for the record books!!! We reserved the Avonlea to host our wedding weekend -- we had a lobster bake for a rehearsal, formal wedding and next day BBQ on the grounds at this spectacular B&B. Mother Nature threw us some curve balls but Innkeepers... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inn keeper was lovely but wish she had better described the small expensive attic room without a window and no room to move. There was a skylight and I could peek out to see the ocean. Breakfast is served in the subterranean level. Not a place for the claustrophobic .

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I went to Block Island for the first time this spring and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. We stayed at The Blue Dory and were warmly welcomed by Ann and her staff. We had a comfortable, nicely decorated room and each afternoon we were treated to hors d'oeuvres, wine and lemonade. It was so enjoyable to visit with other guests at... More

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Address: 61 Dodge Street, P.O. Box 488, Block Island, RI 02807
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Blue Dory Hotel Block Island

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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This traditional victorian inn is a historical landmark on Block Island, having been in operation as an inn for over 100 years. We are conveniently located steps from the beach as well as directly in town. Your attentive hostesses are owner Ann Law and innkeeper/cook Leda Nascimento, and we would be pleased for you to stay with us for your Block Island getaway. ... more   less 
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