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The Harborside Inn

213 Water Street, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Harborside Inn
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Ranked #18 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Schenectady, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled alone for a wedding shower and my room at the Harborside met my needs perfectly. It is conveniently located, clean, very simple and small. It was a bit loud at times, plumbing and other guests, but overall it was a very good value for the money. I traveled in early June so it wasn't too hot and I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been so looking forward to our two-day mini-vacation on Block Island, which we'd never visited before. The Harborside was a few steps away from the Block Island Ferry dock, and although the June 1 weather was stormy and chilly, we didn't care -- we'd be able to look up from our non-work-related reading and gaze at the ocean... More 

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Putnam, Connecticut, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

small clean sparse room on the main drag on block Island. short walk to dining shopping people watching and the beach great staff luggage storage rest room good restaurant/bar with a great front porch

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Torrington, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My husband and I have been taking advantage of Bock Island Reservations' "Discover Block Island" package for the last seven years. We love our little get away each year! We go the same time of year and stay in the same room. It's a very laid back, relaxing vacation for us and a GREAT value for money! Please keep in... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is the perfect place to stay if you are coming into Block Island late. Right next to the ferry port, easy walk, near all the scooter/bike rentals, shops and restaurants. I agree with all those who posted about the thin walls and loud hallways, so be kind to one another. Will definitely stay again for a quick weekend.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The room was just big enough to accommodate the queen size bed and a dresser. The bathroom was just big enough to accommodate the toilet, sink, and shower (no bath tub) as long as you don't want two or more to use it simultaneously. The air conditioning unit stood on the floor near the window. The stairs going up to... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Central location. Reasonably priced compared to other places on the island. Knowing that it is very old and on the historic registry, you can't expect the "Ritz". Young employees very friendly. Decent restaurant.

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My first time to Block Island and I picked a good place to stay. Harborside Inn isn't a luxury hotel but it had all the amenities needed for my stay. Room had the basics (bed, nightstand, dresser) and bathroom was decent. I especially liked that the room had AC since August can be humid. So glad for luggage storage both... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

It's all about being on Block Island, not getting luxury accommodations. Small room, standing AC unit in room, no chair to sit in. But, a huge storage room for early arrivals and late departures. Excellent food and drinks. Extremely convenient location and on nice days and evenings, it is enjoyable to sit on porch for meals, drinks, relaxing.

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East Quogue, New York
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you have ever traveled to Block Island you know that there is no "Hilton or Ritz Carlton". what you will find is old, quaint, charming hotels like this one. The hotel is on of the first original hotels built on Block Island so there is a ton of history beneath the roof. It is clean, affordable & the staff... More 

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