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The Hygeia House

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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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
11 helpful votes 11 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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Peoria, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 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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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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Location, location, location!!! And gorgeous views! I loved the story of the renovation, and the family names for each of the unique rooms--Hygeia House feels steeped in history, yet the vibe is comfortable, relaxing, and laid-back. We used Hygeia House as a central location from which to explore the island on our bikes. Host Lisa helped with recommendations about what... More

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Tarrytown, NY
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011 via mobile

My kids and I enjoyed a long weekend here in September. Our room was perfect for a family - two bed rooms and on the lower level so we didn't bother others with our noise. Breakfast was good and filling. The atmosphere was very cordial and friendly. My kids loved Brother the golden retriever. The only consideration for a family-... More

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Somers NY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We stayed at Hygeia House in August for 4 nights. We loved the relaxing atmosphere, friendly people, good breakfast and perfect location. Lisa Starr is a great host. The interesting books ( classics, poetry) all over the house and the beautiful antiques (old menus, photos, furniture) help you feel like you are part of history in this home. The house... More

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Also Known As:
The Hygeia House Hotel Block Island
The Hygeia House Hotel
Address: Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
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Ranked #20 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Block Island
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