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Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Hygeia House
Ranked #20 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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Naperville, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Not your typical B&B. Rather renting a room and cold breakfast items are available. In a gorgeous house, gorgeous view, room was outdated, low water pressure, and cluttered (including kitchen). Interesting history and some very delightful people staying there. Walk from town is a hike and uphill. (not the 3/4 mile we were told) It was more pleasant than this... More 

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Avon, CT
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

What a great location! Located between Old Harbor & New Harbor, with a beautiful view, calming breeze on hot days, perfect for a good night's sleep! Lisa couldn't be more accommodating, and warm. A Block Island breakfast is provided with a variety of coffee & tea choices, bagels, pastries, cold & hot cereals, juices, yogurt & fresh fruit.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stayed here with my 2 daughters for a recent 4th of July wedding on Block Island. We enjoyed the character, and the hostess was quite gracious. The inn is a little outdated, as noted in other reviews, but the beds were comfortable and the location couldn't be better. We enjoyed our walk to / from town and the marina, although... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Address: Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Hygeia House Hotel Block Island

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