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Beach Avenue, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Hygeia House
Ranked #19 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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Glen Rock, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
10 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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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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Manchester, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

When traveling with 2 grown teenagers, it's often difficult to find a room with enough space for everyone without breaking the bank. This B&B was perfect for us – we had two rooms with a view and a private bath for the same price, or even less, than most properties. And it's in a great location to boot! I want... More 

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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

It is charming.The owner and staff were very friendly .The rooms were clean. Breakfast was abundant. Located a ten minute walk to the town beach and ten minutes from several places to eat. We met other guests who were repeat customers. Our room was one flight up with a view. There are rooms two flights up as well. TV in... More 

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Towson, MD
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

After an hiatus of several years, we returned to the Hygeia House on Block Island. Lisa Starr remains the manager and it was a fun experience. She is poet laureate of Rhode Island and is a fascinating if frenetic hostess. The breakfast was solid with unusually good coffee and we had a few great conversations with fellow guests. We have... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

We enjoyed the Hygeia House and will be back! The building was intended to be an Inn and is not a converted family home, so it has private baths and small sitting rooms, in addition to the public rooms. They also had some lovely landscaping. Yes they are small rooms furnished with antiques and charming old photos. This style is... 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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