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The Sheffield House

351 High Street, P.O. Box 338, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Sheffield House
Ranked #15 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Forest Hills, New York, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my FAVORITE B&B on Block Island. Diane and her husband do such a good job running this place. Breakfast of hard boiled eggs and salmon (lox) among other things is served fresh every morning. It is very clean. Although there is no air conditioning (no place on Block Island has A/C b/c electricity is so expensive) they have... More

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Mount Sinai, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Sheffield House several times over the last 10 years and I must say this year was a distinct improvement over the last several where a management company ran the day to day operation. The owners are back running the Sheffield and here are the differences: 1. Clean, clean, clean. No more little bit of sand... More

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Mount Sinai, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Homemade scones, muffins and fresh fruit cups make the morning perfect. Great coffee with a variety of natural sweeteners for the organic minded. Front porch is a great spot for reading or watching the local traffic. A short walk to the farm and great restaurants. Hospitality can't be beat. Prices are very competitive.

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East Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Celebrating a milestone birthday for my husband, we were the first guests for the 2014 season at the Sheffield House. I was delighted to find one of the hardworking and heartwarming owners, Diane, at the B&B on our arrival. Already I could see her attention to detail blossoming alongside the walkway to the front porch. Our room was on the... More

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The room was small – so small we couldn’t get around the bed without knocking things over. The complimentary breakfast in the morning was a shabby, do-it-yourself production that we could have done better if we hosted breakfast at home. There was a lot of street noise at times during the night. That said, the bed was clean and comfortable.... More

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Sheffield351, Owner at The Sheffield House, responded to this review

Hello my name is Diane Hayde, I am the owner and current Innkeeper of The Sheffield House on Block Island. After reading your review about your stay, I thought I would take moment to respond. First I would like you to know that from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2013 I had nothing to do with the Bed and... More

New Haven, Connecticut
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

It was a last minute reservation, costing over $300 for one room w/private bath. One of the bathroom walls had buckling plaster under the paper and the bathroom door didn't close all the way. Seriously, with those prices, can't fix'em? You say "we can't fix what the customers don't tell us about" because you hope every time you get a... More

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Sheffield351, Owner at The Sheffield House, responded to this review

Hello my name is Diane Hayde, I am the owner and current Innkeeper of The Sheffield House on Block Island. After reading your review about your stay, I thought I would take moment to respond. First I would like you to know that from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2013 I had nothing to do with the Bed and... More

New Haven, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Overall: as one of the cheaper places, it's a good place to drop your bags and then head out into town, but probably not the best place to be on a rainy day. Stayed in the Daffodil room at the Sheffield for 2 nights. The Sheffield is up the hill from the main part of town but not as far... More

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Sheffield351, Owner at The Sheffield House, responded to this review

Hello my name is Diane Hayde, I am the owner and current Innkeeper of The Sheffield House on Block Island. After reading your review about your stay, I thought I would take moment to respond. First I would like you to know that from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2013 I had nothing to do with the Bed and... More

Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I am surprised to see that the Sheffield House is so low on this list. Although the decor is slightly dated, it is an absolute gem! We checked in at the end of September at the main office and were walked down to our room at the Sheffield House, as the innkeeper was on her way down the hill. After... More

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New York, New York
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011 via mobile

House is quaint and conveniently located across from the general store. It is a short walk to main street though it is uphill on the way back. Staff was lovely and rooms though not updated are clean. We'd definitely stay again.

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New York City, New York
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

While on the road, I made a last minute reservation by mobile phone to stay at one of the properties managed by "Block Island Bed & Breakfast", which includes the Sheffield House. The employee I spoke with said if I were to cancel there would be $15/day fee. I put down a deposit for two nights for $640. I ended... More

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Sheffield351, Owner at The Sheffield House, responded to this review

Hello my name is Diane Hayde, I am the owner and current Innkeeper of The Sheffield House on Block Island. After reading your review about your stay, I thought I would take moment to respond. First I would like you to know that from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2013 I had nothing to do with the Bed and... More

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Address: 351 High Street, P.O. Box 338, Block Island, RI 02807
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Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Sheffield House Hotel Block Island

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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A quaint 6 bedroom Victorian Inn.Located close to old harbor-convenient to ferry,shopping, beaches and island restaurants. ... more   less 
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