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The Inn at Old Harbor

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231 Water Street, Box 994, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Inn at Old Harbor
Ranked #5 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sayville, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Inn is by far the most comfortable place to stay. The rooms are spacious and immaculate! We love to take the complimentary wine and cheese out to the balcony and enjoy the breathtaking views! The Inn keepers are so friendly and accomodating!

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at Inn at Old Harbor. Our daily wine and cheese hour is a lovely opportunity to meet other guests and share experiences or trade restaurant reviews .... We're glad you enjoyed our balconies and the views of Old Harbor. We hope you'll come back again soon! More

westbrook
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Inn at Old Harbor while attending a family wedding. Inn is conveniently located right off the ferry. Room with small porch was charming, staff was attentive and accommodating. All Block Island Inns have small rooms but the common area and outside porches gave added space and made connecting with our friends a breeze. Ryan and the... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your morning coffee on your private balcony! Thank you for visiting Inn at Old Harbor and taking the time to share your experience with future guests. We are fortunate that IOH is the closest inn to the ferry and located in the heart of Old Harbor, and we're pleased that you appreciated our property and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For Mermaids and Pirates a Fine Inn, Amazing Hospitality, Great Location Spent a weekend at the Inn at Old Harbor with my wife, it was the first time on Block Island. The accommodations were fairly typical for an older Inn, flowery wall paper, antique furnishing etc. We stayed in Room 8 which featured a good sized private bath and a... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

Mermaids and Pirates are always welcome at IOH! Thank you, Don & Susanna, for visiting us and taking the time to write a review for future IOH guests. Kim and Rafi are great ambassadors at IOH, and it is their pleasure to guide you during your stay with us. We love your description of BI -- "part Key West North"... More

Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inn on Old Harbor was great for our 3 day stay on Block Island. We stay on BI every year, but this was our first time at the Inn. It is in the heart of everything... the ferry, Ballards, shops, ice cream, restaurants etc. The innkeeper, Kim, was wonderful. Cant say enough about her hospitality. Our room was much smaller... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at Inn at Old Harbor and hope you'll return again soon! While it's easy to book online at innatoldharbor.com, we appreciate when you call to book your reservation (917-375-8538) so that we may describe each individual room prior to your arrival, as all of our guest rooms have different features that appeal to... More

Billerica, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Inn at Old Harbor. Great location and a very nice room. But what really made the difference was the innkeeper, Kim, and her crew. Weather was awful, but when she heard I was going to run the BI sprint triathalon, in the cold rain- she came down with some of the crew to... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

Bob, we're glad you chose IOH as your inn for your participation in the BI sprint triathlon, and hope you had a great race even in the rain! We agree -- Kim is a spirited and caring innkeeper and individual, and we are so pleased that you appreciated her 'above and beyond' hospitality. We certainly hope to welcome you back... More

Cranston, Rhode Island
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Although rooms are tiny, the Inn at Old Harbor is a wonderful place to enjoy Block Island. Our room (#2) had a lovely balcony overlooking the harbor. It was convenient to everything. But the best part was Kim, the fantastic innkeeper. She treated us like family and catered to our every need. She made our weekend extremely special.

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us at IOH in the heart of Old Harbor, and it is delightful to hear that Kim's gracious hospitality added so much to your experience. Room Two is our coziest room, and the balcony affords extra space to enjoy watching the ferries come and go with your coffee or a glass of wine.... More

New England
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We chose to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary on Block Island. We were drawn to the Inn at Old Harbor based on the positive TripAdvisor.com recommendations and our stay was nothing short of fabulous. The Inn is situated right in the center of Old Harbor, close to shops and unique restaurants, the ferries and just a short hop to local... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

We're all so happy you enjoyed your very special 25th wedding anniversary at IOH. Thank you for taking the time to write so enthusiastically about your first stay with us and your first visit to Block Island. Your detailed review will help future guests choose IOH! It was our pleasure to host you, and we look forward to your return.... More

Roslyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Dear Gabrielle, Thanks for sharing your Inn with us for my 50th Birthday celebration weekend and for all of the hospitality you and your staff showed . Our room was lovely as usual. Thanks for letting us utlize your servingware and accessories for the wine and cheese functions; the setting couldn't have been more beautiful. But most of all, thank... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

Thank you Karen for choosing to spend your birthday at IOH. We are so pleased that you and your friends enjoyed your special celebration together, and we look forward to welcoming all of you back in the future to create more memories! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at IOH. More

New Milford, Connecticut
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've been going to Block Island for Father's Day for 20 years. We have stayed at other hotels and had pretty good times. This was our first stay at The Inn and we can't wait to return. The rooms had private balconies, fantastic views and when we wanted more there was the front, second floor, wrap-around balcony. The continental breakfast... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

George, your review made us chuckle! We're delighted that you enjoyed all that IOH has to offer in the heart of Old Harbor. We hope we will be part of your Father's Day celebrations on BI in the years to come! We are delighted that your family enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to share... More

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

My stay at The Inn at Old Harbor was a wonderful surprise. Not only was the inn adorable and very conveniently located steps from the ferry in the heart of Old Harbor, but Gabrielle the owner went above and beyond the call of duty. Upon learning that I must follow a gluten free diet, she baked homemade gluten free cookies... More

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InnAtOldHarbor, Owner at The Inn at Old Harbor, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay at IOH, and hope you will tell your friends and return again for another visit! It was my absolute pleasure to bake cookies that you could enjoy during our wine and cheese hour. I'm delighted that those GF chocolate chip cookies added to your experience! Thank you for taking the time to share... More

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Address: 231 Water Street, Box 994, 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 Inn At Old Harbour Hotel Block Island

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Best Kept Secret on Water Street! Inn at Old Harbor is a charming and beautiful Victorian building Located on a hill overlooking the harbor at the head of downtown. Our 8 guest suites are decorated with period antiques, vintage iron beds, and they are filled with light and airy summer breezes. All but one have private en suite baths, and many feature private waterfront balconies. In season, a light continental breakfast is served in our guest lounge, followed by wine and cheese from 5-6pm (in season). We have a wrap-around deck full of rocking chairs to observe the bustling downtown area or to relax and watch the boats glide by on the harbor. ... more   less 
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