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The island is small and easy to get around. Since the island is only seven square miles in its entirety, visitors won't need cars no matter where they stay. It’s easy to get around on foot or by bike (and the rental bikes are quite good - no clunkers), and taxis are plentiful. The lifestyle and ambiance of the island is cheerful and relaxed; the beaches and scenery are hard to beat. One of the best times to visit Block Island is late September: the crowds are gone and the Atlantic Ocean is still warm enough to swim.
The hub of activity is Old Harbor, where the majority of the island's shopping, dining and nightlife is found.
Two very nice hotels include the Atlantic Inn and Spring House, both within walking distance from Old Harbor. They may be on the pricey side, but if you're looking for peace and quiet, great views and equally fine food, they won't disappoint. Other places in the Old Harbor area worth considering are the Old Harbor Inn, Gables and Gables II, Sheffield House, Manisses Hotel and 1661 Inn, Blue Dory Inn and Sullivan House.
The Inn at Old Harbor is also a favorite with its clean accommodations, close proximity to activities, friendly staff and a complimentary breakfast and afternoon wine and cheese hour.
The Barrington does not have a restaurant on premises so it may be more like a B&B than a full hotel. One drawback is the hotel's distance from the action of Old Harbor. Guests can bring a portable table grill and cook their own food.
The Surf Hotel is a well-maintained, 1860's gabled Victorian. Its key features include a wraparound porch, inviting terraces, comfortable lobby with games, library and television. The Surf has a large and airy dining room, which is a perfect setting for complimentary and more-than-adequate breakfasts. The only drawback was the hotel's distance from the action of Old Harbor.
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