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Champlin's Resort & Marina

Great Salt Pond, PO Box J, Block Island, RI 02807
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Champlin's Resort & Marina
Ranked #5 of 5 hotels in Block Island
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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English first
New york, ny
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knowingly chose to stay at Champlins with our 3 children after hearing just average feedback. We did so because after weighing our options with the traditional inns/hotels in old harbor and rentals this appeared to be the best kid friendly option. We could all stay in one room with air conditioning and a private bathroom - which can be... More

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New London, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh boy, where to start? I arrived on Monday, June 24th to start a job at Champlins as a bartender.Upon arriving I was shown my "free" room, and was totally repulsed, concrete floor, stained matreeses,no sheets or pillows, dirty mini fridge, filthy toilet, no working shower, no hot water at bathroom sink, no bathroom mirror,no shower curtain, and absolutely no... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my first visit to Block Island, and Champlin's Resort had a swimming pool as cold as ice, their restaurant was closed, and didn't open until the weekend, and I wasn't always able to contact the office when I had a problem!

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Madison, Indiana
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This place should be investigated and turned in to the labor board,for unhealthy living conditions for their employees...this is not third world! Mold and filth are deplorable,as is no water and electric...parents,beware if your sibling is working and being given free housing at CHAMPLINS RESORT??ITS DEPLORABLE.rats live in better conditions..If they treat help this way,how clean is the kitchen ???ugh!

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Rhode Island
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We sailed into Block Island's Great Salt Pond from Annapolis and headed to Champlin's Marina for fuel, water, and ice. When we approached the fuel dock, no dock staff were on hand to take our lines and help us dock, and tie up the boat. It was windy so it took three tries to finally get tied up to the... More

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Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

This place has been going downhill every year. You can tell they are not interested in keeping it up or interested in customer service. Their staff is the worst in customer service, never a smile for anyone except maybe the woman who works in the bakery, and short staffed where you have to wait to get a drink at the... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed here in August OMG what a mistake, place is dirty, staff and owners (the don't live there) could care less ! Not kept up, some of the guests were so drunk that starting fighting with people who don't drink ! The reviews are true and we will not return.

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Connecticut, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The room was behind the pool area, you had to go many steps upstairs. Outdated room and bathroom. Beds were comfortable Pool area and grounds unkept. Staff very unfriendly, except the taxi drivers. Playground for kids very nice and safe. The view to the marina is beautiful , but still overpriced.

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1 review
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

What a waste of time and money. First and last trip to Block Island. This was a sheer disappointment, the grounds unkept, the rooms filthy, and the staff could careless about the guests. I cannot imagine Champlins has repeat business. It's an overpriced "resort" that caters to vagabonds! Save your money.

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Middlebury
1 review
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

There is a saying that, "Life is better with a boat," typically that is true, unless you plan on traveling in that boat to Champlins Marina. The place is a complete and utter dump. If you are looking for a place were Nascar meets Carnival people then Champlins is your place. The hotel rooms are beyond disgusting and have not... More

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Additional Information about Champlin's Resort & Marina

Address: Great Salt Pond, PO Box J, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Also Known As:
Champlin`s Resort & Marina Hotel Block Island
Champlin`s Resort And Marina
Champlins Resort Marina
Champlins Hotel Block Island

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Family Resort Hotel and Marina located on Great Salt Pond. ... more   less 
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