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National Hotel

Water Street, Block Island, RI
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Block Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013
jennifer11942 East Quogue, New York
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Rating summary
  • 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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East Quogue, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We have had the pleasure of traveling to Block Island in the past and always considered the National Hotel.. We enjoyed every minute of it. The staff was friendly and accomodating. the room was clean & had its own bathroom with ample amounts of water pressure.(which is rare for alot of the hotels on Block Island.)the hotel is dated but... More

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Hudson Valley, NY
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13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stayed for two nights while on the island for a wedding. Great location and view, walking distance to the ferry and right on the main strip with stores, restaurants, etc. Good service in the restaurant and out by the fire pit. Hotel is older and the walls are thin, so you will hear people in the halls and other rooms.... More

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Bridgehampton, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Great place for breakfast, French toast is recommended and a beautiful view to boot!, What more do you want? The porch is a comfortable place to sit and enjoy, our servers were very friendly and accommodating .

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Montrose, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We didn't stay here but enjoyed a great dinner on the porch looking out to the ocean and boats! We were seated quickly and the service was great! Our waitress took our order and it was delivered to us without a long wait!

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Oyster Bay, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

From the second we checked in, the staff could not be nicer! The views are great, and the food is better. We ate almost every meal there for 4 days, and never had a bad meal or poor service. All of our servers and bartenders were top shelf! Special thanks to our friend Sean for all of his great suggestions... More

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We went to Block Island for what I hoped was going to be a relaxing weekend. The minute I got off the ferry, I groaned....National was right in the middle of the strip and was teeming with people. Ok, checking in was fine, room was pretty (no a/c, but nice breeze with fans). Reason for 2 stars: 1) Loud, Loud,... More

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

I have said this before but I truly believe that as much as negative feedback is hard because we really do want our guests to enjoy their stay, I also believe we can learn from it so I do appreciate the feedback. You are absolutely correct that the hotel is louder on weekends when we have entertainment and we try... More

Poughkeepsie, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed here at the end of the season, October 2012. It was very quiet, and a mid week stay. Had a small but very comfortable room up on the top floor, with a great view of the Harbor. Could watch the ferry come and go, and see the activity at the docks. Good people/boat watching. We had taken our... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We tried to stay at the National Hotel but unfortunately it was fully booked (it is clearly very popular!) so instead we made sure to visit the restaurant and bar. The food was great; I highly recommend the New York Strip as it was cooked to perfection. The staff were very courteous and attentive without being intrusive. Following the meal... More

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East Schodack, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The National Hotel is definitely an older establishment that is well taken care of. The rooms are small and there isn't A/C but with the ceiling fan and ocean breeze its a comfortable stay. The staff is ready and willing to help. Its a very busy place but you never feel left out. There is always entertainment, whether its live... More

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

Thank you very much for your review of the hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future! More

New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Only spent one night there. Room wasn't ready at 12ish when we got there, but check in is at 3 so no big deal. Beware though, that when they say there is a place to store your bags, it is merely an UNATTENDED luggage room across from the public restroom in the hallway. At a price of $300 on a... More

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Additional Information about National Hotel

Also Known As:
National Hotel Block Island
National Block Island
Address: Water Street, Block Island, RI
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 5 hotels in Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Victorian Hotel, centrally located. ... more   less 
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