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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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rhode island
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed for three days - we were in the Cupid's Corner room - very spacious- Ann and her staff were very friendly and accommodating- afternoon wine -tea - and snacks were a nice touch. Crescent beach is behind the hotel and Ann provides chairs and towels free of charge You can also rent kayacks at this beach. The location... More 

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Philadelphia, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Waverly Suite which is in an adjoining cottage to the Blue Dory. Overall, we were underwhelmed by our experience. There were some positives such as: short walk from the dock, closeness to the beach, proximity to most restaurants, shops, etc..., privacy and space of suite, access to beach chairs and beach towels, semi-private back porch, and... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And it was even better than our first time! The staff is lovely, it was a busy weekend and Ann was the perfect hostess! the Tea House was updated with a king sized bed, which was a very pleasant surprise and along with a mini-fridge and microwave (perfect for storing leftovers for a midnight snack). A small table and chairs... More 

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Acton, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the location was good we were disappointed in the Blue Dory. The room was fine though smaller than it appears on the website. The common room or living downstairs is small and uninviting and there is no air conditioning there as the front door is kept open. The breakfast is served in the basement - a bit like a... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Blue Dory Inn the last weekend in July 2015 and couldn't be happier with our stay. To start, we took the 8:30am ferry to BI so we got there way before the listed check-in. Within minutes of making it there from the ferry (3 minute easy walk), Ann (the owner) provided us with... More 

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Interlaken, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blue Dory Inn is in the perfect location, steps from downtown and the beach. Our room, the Avalon, was quaint and comfortable. We especially loved our little porch and private entrance.Breakfasts were tasty and the afternoon wine and snacks were refreshing after a busy day. Having beach chairs and towels available was also convenient. We were happy to have... More 

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