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The Harborside Inn

213 Water Street, Block Island, RI 02807
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Ranked #20 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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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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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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10 helpful votes 10 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I think some of the harsh reviews are over stated! This is by no means a "great" hotel, but, the location is very good, the rates are quite low. ok, the 3rd floor is a hike, i agree. Rooms are small, but, for us, thay were ok. A/C and flat screen make up for some size. walls are thin so,... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is my 2cd year staying here. It is very quaint,clean and the staff hospitable. Yes the rooms are small but clean and comfortable. Plus we are outside most of the time. A very convenient location. Free continental breakfast, you can store your luggage before and after checkout. If you want to stay on the island for a few days... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stayed here mid week end of July. Got the Block Island Reservation deal $549USD which was 2 nights at the Harborside Inn, 2 bike rentals, 2 beach chairs, 1 umbrella, $100 food voucher, complimentary continental breakfast or $4 off menu items & welcome gift bag. As in previous reviews, the hotel is OLD. And not charming old. Walk down to... More 

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West Haven, Connecticut
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My sister-in-law and I took a much needed "girls" trip for two nights and we booked a room that had a bedroom and a daybed. The hotel is conveniently located right across the street from the ferry and right in the middle of the tourist shops and restaurants. The building is from the 1800's and does hold certain charms. There... More 

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Address: 213 Water Street, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 36
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