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The Hygeia House

Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Hygeia House
Ranked #23 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here due to a change in our schedule, ended up coming to Block Island a day early and decided that we would like to check out another accommodation during our visit. This was our first stay in a B&B so I didn't really know what to expect but was pleasantly surprised. Room - smaller size, bed was a little... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first stay at a true B&B and it was a little underwhelming. The "bed" part was ok. The room was definitely tight and not very easy to maneuver. The closet door didnt open all the way because the bed was in the way. There was no mirror above the sink but instead to the right of it... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We liked our stay- although our room was small we had wonderful views and enjoy porch sitting on front and back porch. Nice to hear the history of this place- once an annex of one of big old hotels. Twenty min walk from ferry- quieter to be out of town but closer to Old Harbor and a couple of restaurants.... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We just returned from a week at the Hygeia House, and I can't say enough good things about the place. The views were stunning, our room lovely, and the overall vibe very welcoming and laid-back. Lisa and her staff were so wonderful, and we have never felt so "at home" in a B&B as we did at the Hygeia. At... More

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Washington, DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I was disappointed by my experience at Hygeia House. Pros: the location is wonderful with beautiful views and very little traffic noise. We could easily walk in one direction to a dock area and in the other to the weekend vegetable/crafts market. Cons: a cold breakfast that was not adequately stocked (e.g., no sugar one morning); our room was cleaned... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

That's about all the good stuff I can say about this place. I kept trying to give it the benefit of the doubt - maybe I don't appreciate antiques enough, maybe I'm too used to staying in 3-5 star resorts, maybe I'm just not a B&B person (this was my 4th try), but in the end I just came away... More

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Tilton, New Hampshire
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

I booked a 4 night stay for my in-laws very last minute after being cancelled at the island home. Lisa, the owner of the Hygeia house, was fantastic, very accommodating and helpful being such a last minute reservation. My in-laws were very pleased during their stay at this bed and breakfast, the B&B had a very homey feel and they... More

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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I stayed at the Hygeia House with my wife and children for 4 nights in August and overall, our Block Island vacation was an awesome one. The house has an interesting history and it’s in a great location. It’s a beautiful old inn restored by its owners, Lisa and Champlin Starr. There are personal artifacts on display and water views... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

While attending a wedding on Block Island, we stayed 2 nights at the Hygeia House. After spending nearly $200 per night, we were extremely disappointed. The house had a lovely antique feel about it in general. The linens in the bathroom were frayed and there was no bath mat. The bed was lumpy and the room was small. The breakfast... More

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Stafford, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Beautiful view and breezes from our room. The house is very old and authentic looking. Our bed dipped a little in the middle and the room smelled a little funky if you shut the windows but other than that no complaints. The owner was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was delicious...homemade berry muffins, fruit, bagels, fresh coffee, juice. Old dog... More

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Address: Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Hygeia House Hotel Block Island

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