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Blue Dory Inn

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61 Dodge Street, P.O. Box 488, Block Island, RI 02807
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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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Boulder, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great experience at the Blue Dory. It is right in town, immediately on the beach and next to the two big downtown hotels (the Surf and National). The inn was charming and the staff extremely personable. We had a wonderful experience there and would definitely return.

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Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ann was very helpful with any questions - room was exactly as described - beach right there and chairs and towels are provided by the Blue Dory - will go back next year! The appetizers and wine at 5:30 (and cookies) was a nice touch also.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our stay in late August couldn't have been better! Ann and her staff at the inn do a great job making sure everyone is comfortable. Speaking of comfortable, the beds are wonderful! Also, the complimentary breakfast was a great start to each day.

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We love to make our guests happy! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at the Blue Dory. The location was very convenient - you step off the ferry and the hotel is less than a five minute walk. The place was clean, the staff was friendly, and we enjoyed the breakfast and happy hour. I would highly recommend the Blue Dory!

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A happy guest is our greatest reward! More 

Millington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a family trip from Block Island; we stayed at the Blue Dory Inn. Everything about this B&B makes this property comfortable - the room, breakfast, beach accessories, proximity from harbor, afternoon snacks and homemade cookies. The accommodations are just the right balance between home and a getaway. The rooms are quiet. Excellent customer service.

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Happy guests provide our greatest reward. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Dory is right in town and on the beach if that is what you like. Ann takes care of the B&B and she couldn't have been more pleasant and accommodating. Thank you Ann for everything as you helped make our stay such a success. The staff was also excellent. Breakfasts are yummie and healthy. The rooms are small... More 

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We very much enjoy helping our guests have a wonderful Block Island experience. More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we travel extensively we weren't prepared for the cost of Block Island Inns and restaurants in the summer. We had just spent several days at an elegant B & B in a lovely area of the New Jersey Shore and found that our expectations were unrealistic in comparing it to Block Island. Based on reviews, people have found the... More 

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28Simon, Owner at Blue Dory Inn, responded to this review

Block island is a nature lover's paradise. It is very relaxed and unpretentious not requiring any special dress codes which is very appealing to most but not to everyone. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Our room was lovely, and our hostess was warm and gracious. The breakfast was delicious. In the afternoon, we were treated to cocktails in the parlor. You walk out the door and are just steps from the beach. Don't miss this special spot.

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It is so nice to know that our guests appreciate our many efforts More 

Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stay at the Blue Dory, however, have been visiting and staying on BI for years. We were very happy re: the whole experience! Anne and her staff were kind and helpful, the bathrooms were up to date and clean, the room was beautiful, and location perfect! Beach chairs were in good shape and beach towels clean... More 

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Our goal is to provide a wonderful experience. not just an accommodation. We are happy that we met that goal. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This year was our 5th trip to the Blue Dory. We always have a wonderful time & are more than pleased with the staff. Ann is wonderful - you can tell she really cares about her guests & their experiences at the Blue Dory. She has never steered us wrong when it comes to suggestions of things to do or... More 

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It is always so great to catch up with our repeat guests; to learn about their year and special achievements and adventures. More 

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