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Champlin's Resort & Marina

Great Salt Pond, PO Box J, Block Island, RI 02807
Champlin's Resort & Marina
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

As a former employee and guests for many years I can honestly tell you that yes the marina and resort has had some management issues but the facility itself is uniquely amazing in that we are the only resort that offers a full inground pool two bars on site multiple playgrounds private tennis court bumper boats pontoon boat rentals I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Okay this is a quick crap list of everything i hated about this place. 1. This is a Motel and not a RESORT, Example: think of the dirtiest motel and connect it to a one star Marina. 2. The room smelled like a locker room, and not kept up or up to date. 3. The MFG date code on the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Before we came by boat i tried to make reservations online: they don't do that. My reservation form was returned without cashing my check because I made a mistake on calculating the amount due. No call no text just a returned reservation form 2 days before our scheduled departure. On our arrival the dock master John was obnoxious and kept... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is pretty sad when your boat is worth more then the marina ! Pool is disgusting, garbage everywhere, deckhands lazy and rude ( and very unkempt) weeds growing in pool deck, no pool service anymore . All around filthy! One of the best reasons to visit out state is now a dump. Very sad.. As usual guess we will... More 

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East Haven, Connecticut, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We have stayed here about 5 times in the hotel. Each time going we were hoping for some improvement but nothing has ever been updated. The buildings are very out dated, although I though they were clean but not immaculate. We enjoy sitting by the pool and this is the only hotel with an outdoor pool. In todays day and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have been coming to Champlins for the past four years by boat hoping it will improve each year, but sadly it just keeps getting worse and worse. We even have family meet us and stay at the hotel and they were disgusted with the rooms! The showers are dirty and covered in hair! The pool was green, foggy, and... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Granted it was their Annual Halloween parade/party night. We were awake all night due to the party crowd being disrespectful of other patrons with children who were trying to sleep. Not my kind of place,especially for the price we paid.On the list of never to return.

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New york, ny
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

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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