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National Hotel

Water Street, Block Island, RI
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Stratford, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch and it was fun - great outdoor seating for watching everyone on the island walk by, with views of the bay. There were five of us and everyone ordered something different, from a cheeseburger to a quesadilla to fish tacos, and everyone was pleased with his/her order. Our server was great - professional, helpful, very... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night at the end of tourist season. The front desk staff was very nice and helpful with answering questions. I liked that there was a designated luggage room so I didn't have to cart my bags around all day until check in. Our room was on the 3rd floor and overlooked the bay. You could... More

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NationalJulie, General Manager at National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to review the National. I am very glad that you will be back to stay with us again. I do want to apologize for the lack of service at breakfast. I am not really sure what happened but it has been discussed with both management and staff to hopefully ensure... More

Rhode Island
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123 reviews 123 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a night on the island spent at another hotel, my wife and I opted for Breakfast at the National Hotel. It was the first meal of any kind for either of us at the National. Overall, it was a very solid breakfast with fair prices (esp. for Block Island), great coffee, and excellent service. A great way to start... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has its plusses and minuses but i think over all its a great place to stay if you visit the gorgeous Block Island. Pros are: The location is great! You can walk to all the stores and restaurants in town and if you want to go elsewhere there are plenty of cabs across the street. The Grill attached... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time staying in a historic hotel, but probably not the last time. Pluses: great restaurant, ample hot water, convenient location to ferry, shops and restaurants. Minuses: no a/c in rooms, loudish at night, uncomfortable bed. I'd stay again but not on a hot weekend!

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Boston, MA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

6 adults and 4 children (all 3 and under) for lunch on the porch Service - outstanding. The fact that we trickled in over a 20 minute span didn't seem to bother our waiter, He got to know the kids and was extremely proactive in making sure had everything we needed. He made great beer and food recommendations and was... More

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Long Island, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked two days at The National, but could only stay for one. The hotel manager was able to resell our hotel room thereby saving us over $300! Thank you National! We'll be back to your hotel next season!

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Carmel, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2nd year we ate there also had banana mudslides and dessert loved it all once again! Fresh seafood good service no complaints! Nice view of the water and rocks. Lots of great dishes to chose from. Not much of a wait either

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Stamford, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Hotel was perfect for our long weekend getaway. Location was excellent. The historic building is old but well maintained. Rooms, especially the bathroom, are especially small but adequate. Breakfast on the porch was a nice way to start each morning. The staff was primarily friendly and helpful - some more friendly than others. The closest beach area is... More

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Enfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from an overnight trip from the island. Hotel was wonderful ! Left our bags in luggage room upon arrival since we were early. They called our cell when room was ready-earlier than expected. Corner room was fantastic. Cool breeze, clean and very comfortable. Patio for drinks after our dinner around fire pit. Used continental voucher towards bigger breakfast... More

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Address: Water Street, Block Island, RI
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
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