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The Ashley House

Weldon's Way, Block Island, RI
#19 of 30 hotels in Block Island
43 Reviews 3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lawrence, Kansas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After our stay last year, I recommended that the management purchase a sturdy shower bench for use in the wheelchair accessible Jade Room. However, when we arrived there was no bench, and they expected us to use a plastic folding chair with metal legs. (Think--a wheelchair user transferring to an un-sturdy chair with metal legs on a wet tiled surface...).... More

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Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located above Aldo's Bakery on Weldon's Way in Block Island, the room we stayed in was nice and clean. It is in a quiet location and the room has air conditioning! You check it at the Harborside Inn in Old Harbor where you can leave your bags in the back room until check in time if you get there early... More

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East Islip, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Block Island, booked room on the midweek package. Excellent location, right in center of town. AC worked great. Free bagel/pastry and ice coffee at bakery downstairs. Only stairs so think of that when you pack. We had Maria room, added a blow up mattress and fit perfectly. Large bathroom. Only negative, no where to put wet bathing... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed in the Ashley House for a long weekend in June. It was lovely! It is above a restaurant which was not a problem. We were traveling with an 11 and 12 year old and they gave us a queen blow up mattress that was very comfortable. The room had A/C, which we needed. It was quiet but near... More

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were shocked that there was no lobby and no service even though the room was $325 a night. They give you a $3 credit for breakfast at the Aldo Bakery. It didn't even cover a muffin and a cup of coffee. Very petty. I was disappointed with how little value you got for the price.

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed in the "Anna" room at the Ashley Hotel. The room was clean and conveniently located one block from the Ferry landing and all the shops and restaurants. The breakfast downstairs at Aldo's was good and we also rented bikes at Aldo's. We enjoyed our 2 nights and the room was large and fit the double aero mattress they... More

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Cranford, New Jersey
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

For the price, Ashley House was fine. The bed was rumpled when we got there and apparently that is the way it was made every day..a tissue and old pretzel was lying on the floor at the foot of our bed and was still there when we left. Worst part was conversation from Aldo's bakery woke us every morning at... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We recently stayed at the Ashley house in Block Island. It's brand new, nicely decorated and centrally located. On the second floor, above Aldo's Bakery, the hallways could have been a little more well lit at night and the other guests could have been quiter when they arrived from their evening activities at 4:00 a.m. On the whole, it was... More

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Newport, RI
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31 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

My husband and I had stayed here years before and had enjoyed it so we booked again. Big disappointment. The rooms have not been maintained. Beds were poorly made and overall the whole room just felt dirty. This seems to be a common problem on the island. Perhaps the GMs of the inns all over the island should invest in... More

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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

It's funny how my priorities change when heading to Block Island. Firstly, after visiting the island since I was a kid...I've yet to stay in a 5 star resort on the island and I seriously doubt those types of accommodations exist on the island. We spent 2 nights in the Christina Room, there was a large bathroom, decent sized room... More

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Address: Weldon's Way, Block Island, RI
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The Ashley House offers nine lovely guest rooms each with a queen bed and private bathroom. All rooms have air-conditioning and heat with TV. The Ashley House is located in the center of Old Harbor, Block Island's main town and walking distance from shops, restaurants, the Old Harbor Ferry landing and beaches. We look forward to welcoming you to the Ashley House! ... more   less 
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