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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2010
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Rating summary
  • 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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8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

We stayed in the Harborside last weekend, in August, and paid $280/night including tax for three nights for me, my wife and two girls, ages 10 and 13. The hotel is conveniently located in front of the ferry, the only problem being that when you sit on the lovely wooden porch area the diesel fumes smell sometimes wafts onto your... More

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2010

We travel to Block Island for a mini vacation (two days, one night) with our two daughters, one under 2 and one over 10. While it is a very short walk from the Pt. Judith ferry to the Inn, I recommend bringing a wagon or something to lug your stuff if you have a lot like we did; cooler, beach... More

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West Sayville, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

I would not suggest this hotel for anyone that is looking for a clean, bright place to stay. The rooms are tiny, no real lighting( dim lamps) beds are small and not real comfortable. The bathroom is tiny---no spot to place a toiletries bag, no blow dryer, no iron, no fridge, no alarm clock. There was a tv that was... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

My boyfriend and I recently went to the Harborside Inn for a romantic getaway weekend. We were told "not to worry" by the woman who we spoke to on the phone. "The ocean breeze will make up for having no air conditioning. You won't even be able to tell that there's no air conditioning." Is what she told us. WRONG!... More

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Hebron, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

Stayed at Harborside Inn for the first time in many years of going to Block Island. Like most places it had it's good points and bad... First the good: Perfect location. Right across the street from the ferrys and smack in the middle of "the strip". You can walk anywhere from here and if you don't want to walk, the... More

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New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2010

Like some other properties on Block Island, this inn also seems to attract a wide range of reviews. My wife and I just returned from our first visit to Block Island and we were very satisfied with our stay at the Harborside Inn. As the name indicates, it is an "Inn" not a Marriott, so it helps to keep your... More

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2010

Two days before a romantic get-away with my husband the Bellview called to say that they double booked and sent me to Block Island Reservations who book for the Harborside. At the time they called I was away from home and asked that I check them out before confirming my room. When I got home I found awful reviews and... More

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Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

Ignore the old negative reviews of this hotel. The whole facility has been renovated and is really cozy. The location is fantastic and the hotel is clean and nice. My wife thought if was great and she's as tough as they come. Our room was on the small side, but was plenty big and offered historic charm right down to... More

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sandy hook CT
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

We spent 1 night, and that was enough at this hotel.. It is very convenient to the ferry, but that was the only positive. The rooms had been supposedly renovated, but that did not seem so. We had no closet, no where to hang clothes and an old musty dresser that I would not have put my clothes in..The room... More

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new york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2009

I have to say that i stayed there two years ago and there has been some improvement. The floors, Ceilings and walls have been redone. You have to keep in mind that it's a old building and the rooms are very small. There is no air conditioners or telephones, or wifi in the rooms. At night the rooms can get... More

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Additional Information about The Harborside Inn

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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