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The 1661 Inn

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5 Spring Street, PO Box I, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Bloomsbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Reserved on month in advance and had a very nice room for $500 a night that was very clean. Staff, Elizabeth and owner Rita were always present to respond to our question. Don't miss tasting the offerings from Rita's garden. The full breakfast and 4:00 tastings offered opportunity to mix with people that came to BI for over 30 years.... More 

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the 1661 Inn for our annual anniversary trip to Block Island. The Inn is clean and the grounds are beautiful - offering many spectacular views of the water. The staff is polite and give excellent service. The complimentary breakfast which comes with the cost of the room is exceptional with everything from fruit and pastries to smoke... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beds were okay but the service and food where awesome. The Inn is a throw back to the early days of Block Island charm. We loved just sitting on the back porch eating and watching the boats go in and out of the Old Harbor. We also had one day we saw a pod a whales breaching.

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Scranton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If I didn't already book for 2017 I would not write this review for fear I would not get a room. Rita and her staff are Outstanding! Our room with the patio overlooking the ocean was phenomenal! Included are a breakfast daily and a wine and nibbles hour! You will Not believe the breakfast and having it overlooking the ocean... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

very nice staff and accommodating - the room at the Dodge Inn was old and no A/C not too bad but be ready to sweat if the air temperature does not change. You had to ask a lot of questions to really get what you needed - for example - Ice buckets in the room but no ice machine at... More 

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Metro Boston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a special 2-night get-away for my husbands birthday and wanted to spend a bit more than we normally do, so we booked the Edwards suite in the main Inn. It was so convenient to be right off the main lobby upstairs, and since the suite has a long interior hallway, we heard no sounds from the lobby. The... More 

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ottawa canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not stay here, but went for the breakfast one morning. Seemed like a busy place and the reviews were all good. The view and the setting is amazing. Right on the patio or in the building you are looking over the ocean. Was surprised to see a buffet type set up, although they did cook eggs to order... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Colfax cottage, part of the 1661 Inn. We chose this property because it includes a loft with a pull-out bed where our daughter could sleep. The loft includes a large whirlpool, which we did not use, and is completely open to the main room below -- so if you're hoping to put your child to bed... More 

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Bethany, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the Dodge Cottage. When it's hot it's hot fans in the room but still hot. The people are kind and the guest are great. The location is perfect!. Great front porch off the main road. Quiet and quaint. Will come back for sure!

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just got from a one night stay at the 1661 Inn and we are planning our next trip already. We stayed in the NB Cottage and the room was spacious. Great touch with the jacuzzi tub up in the loft, especially after a long day of bike riding. The grounds at the Inn are gorgeous and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our family-owned resort has a wide variety of types of rooms and rates and is open year-round. Our higher end rooms feature combinations of ocean views, fireplaces, spa tubs and air-conditioning. Our rates include our full champagne buffet breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The 1661 Inn

Address: 5 Spring Street, PO Box I, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Price Range: $149 - $691 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The 1661 Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Manisses Hotel And The 1661 Block Island
The 1661 Inn And Hotel Manisses Block Island
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