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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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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What a treat it was to stay here. My husband and I had or very own cottage! They had a lovely wine and cheese hour which was absolutely yummy. Plus we had a chance to meet the other guests! From the check in and check out process everyone was super sweet.

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Gravesend, Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Although we were out of season this made a perfect respite from our hectic tour of New England. We had the choice of several rooms as there was only one other couple there at the time and our room was very pretty with a four poster bed too. The ensuite was small but adequate and breakfast was amazing with plenty... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was my first stay at the Blue Dory Inn and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The room was great, clean and comfy, the staff friendly and helpful. We came off season and they were very helpful in finding places that were still open. The wine and cheese offering in the afternoon was delightful (I know it sounds corny but it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This was our first trip to Block Island and we had no idea where to stay or what to do. The Blue Dory Inn had been recommended by two different people as a great location with comfy accommodations, lovely breakfasts and a delightful late afternoon nosh. It was a perfectly charming experience from check in to departure. The room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Will be back again for sure! Very homey and welcoming. 5:30 wine & cheese in the parlor, and a second-to-none homemade breakfast in the morning were just icing on the cake. Room was so charming, neat, and clean. Perfect location central to shops, restaurants, & beaches.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Our weekend away was a truly wonderful experience starting with the understanding, knowledgeable and very accommodating women at the Blue Dory Inn. Reservations were simple, check in was great, and our room was the perfect mix of old charm and the comforts one expects from a B&B. The location really can't be beat- it's right around the corner from many... More 

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

We look forward to seeing you again! And as always... it is a pleasure to have you stay with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you haven't been to Block Island, you are in for a treat. We have been going there for almost 30 years. In the early years we sailed but now we stay in B & Bs or in Inns. This is the first time I stayed off season. We went the weekend after Columbus Day. What a surprise! Our Cottage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our first time on Block Island and happy to say our time on the island and our stay at the Blue Dory was memorable. Ann and her staff were lovely and welcomed all guests as friends. Our room was very comfortable as was the entire Inn.The buffet breakfast and afternoon social with snacks is not to be missed.Conveniently located in... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We strive to make sure everyone enjoys there time! More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The sounds of the waves in bed... The hot tub... Breakfast in the tea room with piano music... Evening wine, hors d'oeuvres and cookies in the parlor... Steps from shops, restaurants, the beach, bike and moped rentals... A walk from the ferry (leave your car on the mainland)... Ann is like an on-site trip planner! She's been doing this for... More 

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

Thank you for your review... we couldn't have described it better ourselves! More 

Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We arrived in the afternoon and received a brief tour from Ann. Our room was clean and quaint. Breakfast was simple but wonderful. Best scrambled eggs! The Inn's location was just perfect to walk to all the shops and restaurants we wanted to visit. We would definitely recommend and will certainly come back.

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