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The Inn at Old Harbor

231 Water Street, Box 994, Block Island, RI 02807
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The Inn at Old Harbor
Ranked #6 of 30 Block Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • 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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Cranston, Rhode Island
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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

New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I booked my first visit to this charming Inn over Columbus Day weekend. The Inn had been recommended by a friend. I wanted to be close to the Ocean and salt air, while still being within easy walking of some shopping and good food. This was a perfect choice. It is steps from the Block Island Ferry and on the... More

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

We're so happy you enjoyed your stay at IOH on our final weekend of the season, and we hope you will visit again in 2014! More

Shelton, Connecticut
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
12 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed here back in mid-August. We regret not getting to meet Gabrielle and Kai while we stayed there but Thomas did a fine job of hosting in their absence. As far as location goes, there is no place more convenient to the ferry dock than here. There's literally a staircase that leads you right to the hotel off the ferry... More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to share such a descriptive review of both IOH and your BI recommendations for future guests. You've answered a lot of questions that guests frequently ask. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we hope you will return for a future visit! More

Princeton, NJ
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We stayed at the Inn this past weekend and enjoyed our first visit to Block Island. Gabrielle the owner is FANTASTIC at her job! She is warm, friendly, welcoming and makes you feel at home. Our room was clean, the bed was comfortable and the common areas all very nice. We enjoyed meeting and chatting with the other guest in... More

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

Thank you for sharing your Block Island experience with future guests. Inn at Old Harbor is the closest inn to the ferries from Point Judith, RI & New London, CT, and a short cab ride away from the Montauk Viking Ferry in New Harbor. Most visitors from Long Island take a cab or rent mopeds or bicycles at the New... More

Plainville, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The title encapsulates just about everything we experienced during our short (too short) stay with my sweetheart at the Inn at Old Harbor. Searching for an Inn, convenience to ferry was near the top of the list. The Inn was just that, less than five minutes and we were at the doorstep right on basically the main street of Old... More

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful and descriptive review and opinion of your stay with us at Inn at Old Harbor. It is truly our pleasure welcoming all of our guests into our 'home' for their Block Island getaway, and you provided such a memorable weekend for my innkeeping family as well! We all had so much fun enjoying... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

Had a really good experience while there for a wedding, the location was perfect and the groomsmen were able to get ready in the second floor common room while watching football. Everything worked out very well the staff was very good and we all had a great time.

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

Inn at Old Harbor welcomes wedding parties, and BI is a special and memorable destination for a wedding celebration .... We're so glad you and the groomsmen enjoyed the relaxed vibe of the inn during your stay. Come back and visit us another time! 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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