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The 1661 Inn

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Upton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay began with the Inn generously upgrading our room from their auxiliary inn to a lovely large room with a spectacular view at the main inn. Each afternoon there is a wine and cheese hour (included with room); there were several delightful appetizers and a nice selection of wines. Also, included with the room is a full sumptuous breakfast... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were upgraded from a shared bathroom and a double bed in a separate building to the main Inn. A gift from my son! We stayed in a room on the second floor facing the street. It was called The Rathbone. It had a king size bed with comfortable bedding, a flat screen t.v. On top of a fake fireplace... More 

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Manhasset, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In August 2016, I made my second trip to BI and my biggest mistake - staying at the 1661. It sounded good - a room with an ocean view, a renovated bath, and a daily champagne breakfast. Let's take them in order. First, my terrace with the ocean view had some outdoor furniture that was probably brought to America by... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in The Dodge Cottage, a few blocks away from the main inn. It is a very old, run down property, desperately in need of renovations. Very expensive for a run down room with no AC. They did have two fans in my room but the fans were old and also needed to be replaced. They were of no... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a 20 minute walk from the town center but light-years away from the tourist hoards. Your view includes a cute beach, three marinas with places to eat, and lots of boats. Bike and kayak rentals, a marine-life center, and a public boat launch are across the street. Accommodations are super simple, with bath and toilet down the... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going to the 1661 and their various properties around the island for years. (Note: I sure do miss the Smuggler's Cove apartments... but I digress.) But this time, something was different. The 1661 has stepped up their game, and is now a bit more elegant, while still maintaining that small, family-owned Inn feeling. The new lobby furniture and... More 

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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After many years having Breakfast at the 1661's terrific buffet, I came to making reservations for a short 2 night stay for the first time in the many years of traveling to Block Island. We could not be happier with everything 1661 had to offer. All the attending staff was outstanding. Always accommodating and pleasant. Rita is the penultimate host... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed four nights, in two different rooms in the 1661 Inn itself (not in one of the guest houses). At the time we made our reservation, there wasn't the room size we needed available for four consecutive nights, but it wasn't a big deal--the staff even moved our bags to the new room while we were out for the... More 

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New Providence Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had the opportunity to stay in the Arthur Rose room, which was stunning! We were able to take advantage of a last-minute cancellation and had a Mother & Daughter getaway on Friday, August 19th. Such a beautiful room with meadow and ocean views, king-size bed and sofabed, beach stone fireplace, gorgeous bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and TWO rainforest showers!... More 

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Smithtown, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is our 2nd year visiting Block Island and staying at the 1661 inn. Once again it did not disappoint. The rooms are immaculate and the staff is top notch. They are very friendly and extremely accommodating. The breakfast is outstanding.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $140 - $367 (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
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