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597 Corn Neck Road, P.O. Box 488, Block Island, RI 02807
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Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea
Ranked #3 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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hopkinton, MA
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Avonlea for our 41st anniversary. Wonderful week-end!! Stayed on the top floor (moonstone). The view was wonderful, opened all the windows and let the Atlantic Ocean rock us to sleep. Meg and Josh took care of us with 5 pm wine and cheese, and a great spread for breakfast each morning. We will recommend this B&B to our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Avonlea! The breakfasts were delicious and provided nice variety: frittatas, fruit, yogurt, homemade muffins and toasting options. Plus, cinnamon rolls, my personal favorite. The view from the porch is so soothing, and it is a comfortable place to spend time enjoying it, reading, visiting with the other guests, etc. The inn keepers, Meg and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Avonlea for a short 4 night "mini-moon" trip in August 2014. The location is great, walking distance to ferry "old harbor", most of the nice restaurants and right on the beach. We stayed in Amethyst on the 2nd floor, it's pretty small but we chose it for the private porch and private enterance along with a great... More

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Boston, MA USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the fourth time we have stayed at Blue Dory Inn/Avonlea. The first time was as a couple, the next time with our son, and the last two times, with our son and dog! Each time it has been great. Rooms are very nice, right by the ocean, and we loved the cookie hour. Would definitely go again.

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Albany, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Inn was beautiful and set on a gorgeous piece of property right on the beach. We had to stay in two different rooms for two nights, but the inn keepers were very accommodating and helpful. The breakfast was underwhelming, but the afternoon wine and cookies was very enjoyable before going out for dinner. Not sure if I would stay... More

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Taunton, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Avonlea is by far, the best place to stay on Block Island. The rooms are amazing, the views are unmatched and the service of the staff goes above and beyond! Comfortable beds, hot breakfast served up every morning, and the Owner is an absolute delight. We will be going back next year and staying at the Avonlea, not even... More

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2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

There are so many special thoughts when having the privilege to stay at the Avonlea B & B. The first is the view, as I was 100' from the ocean from my bedroom and the front porch. I was two blocks away from the ferry and walking distance to all the great restaurants that Block Island has to offer. Secondly,... More

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rundezvous, Innkeeper at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you SO MUCH for your kind compliments and glowing review. It makes our day to read this review. See you next time you're on the block! -Meg & Josh More

Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The owner Ann has 2 properties one is Avonlea the other is The Blue Dory Inn. I went on the web site for Avonlea, called their number, booked a room and received a confirming email from Avonlea Jewel by the Sea. I go to check in, our room is at Blue Dory cottage view of a dirt parking lot. Ann... More

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rundezvous, Innkeeper at Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea, responded to this review

This reviewer did not stay at Avonlea, please see other reviews of actual Avonlea guests. More

Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

First time on the island the hotel was everything they said it was. The porch had an unobstructed view being that the inn was the last one before the the beach so the view went to the end of the island. Breakfast was nice and wine and snacks in the afternoon also. We are booking next year here again. peaceful... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great B&B right in town, and you can walk to everything, but not be on the main drag. The breakfast needs a new set-up for easier flow and guest access, but still good. Very nice people and easy-going.

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Additional Information about Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

Address: 597 Corn Neck Road, P.O. Box 488, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Avonlea, Jewel Of The Sea Hotel Block Island

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