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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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Northern New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2006

Upon our arrival at the Hygeia House on Friday we were greeted by NOBODY! All we found was an unlocked front door leading to a slightly ajar bedroom door. Let me tell you, that door had no business being open....the room was a mess....junk and clothing strewn about.....but wait.....the kitchen was even worse...dirty pots and pans and general disorder all... More 

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New York
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5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2006

This B&B was a recommendation because of its history. I should have consulted Trip Advisor. We had the room with the "access to the back porch", the most expensive. It was grossly misrepresented by the innkeeper. What we did not know is that we moved into their bedroom which was right next to the kitchen. It was extremely noisy and... More 

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Boston, MA
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2006

My husband and I frequent B&B's and this was by far the worst experience we have ever had. Upon check in we were greeted by the innkeeper's children. They showed us to a room on the first floor of the inn that was disgusting. It was worse than you could imagine your great granmother's old bedroom. It was loud, in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2006

I stayed at the Hygeia House in April of this year, and I would certainly stay again!! The atmosphere was wonderfully peaceful to me. Centrally located to various areas of the island, it was easy for us to hop the moped and go for jaunts. Accomodations were wonderful - LOVED the room - which had an extra sitting/day bed area... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2005

My husband and I have been going to Block Island for 20 years with family and friends. We decided on a romantic weekend during the off-season. You would think Rhode Island in mid-September would be considered the "off" season. That is not the case with the Hygeia House where prices are $300+ at this time of year. I felt like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2005

My husband and I along with our 5 y.o. son recently attended my brother in-laws wedding on Block Island and spent 3 wonderful days at the Hygeia House. Our entire family as well stayed this first weekend of October and all were very pleased with our accomadations as well. The owners, Champ and his wife were wonderful hosts and even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2005

I've stayed on Block Island many, many times and in several different places. First of all, let me start by saying that high maintenance people should not even travel to Block Island as it is an island of Yankee self reliance and nature. Lot's of walking, biking and exposure to nature's elements such as wind, sun, rain etc. should be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2005

We had a difficult time getting a room during this very busy time of year and the Hygeia had availability. Never Again! The rug was stained, the screen was broken, the porch was small. The view from the porch at one point during our visit was of children playing soccer in the yard right there in front of us. For... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2005

We just returned from a vacation to Block Island and felt the need to give viewers a more realistic representation of The Hygeia House. The owners / innkeepers (Champlin and Lisa Starr) were not warm and friendly, nor interested in the needs of their guests. Upon our arrival in the afternoon, they were no where to be found. It was... More 

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Groton, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2005

We felt, relative [pun intended] to both hosts and guests, that we were visiting with family in our old, ancestral home. It was wonderful! Interactions from time to time; solitude when desired. Within walking distance to beach, town and good restaurants. Lovely views. Porches with rockers. Linens, including bath towels and beach towels were high quality. Caswell & Massey soap,... 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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