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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great spot. I look forward to returning but book early as they fill up quickly in the summer. The staff is usually Eastern European so they are a little serious but very nice. We had to move rooms while staying, but the second room was better as it was renovated. They are slowly but surely renovating all...

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port orford, oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it was off-season, I truly enjoyed a recent visit to Block Island, and part of the reason I enjoyed it so much was the 1661 Inn. Located on a bluff overlooking the ocean, it was a beautiful spot to unwind. The staff is very friendly, and every need is met. Wine, cheese, and snacks are served in the afternoon,...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed February 19, 2017

I had a great time here! amazing room, view, food, staff was great - I highly recommend this place!!!! I can't wait to go back :) - Don't be afraid of going "off season", this is so beautiful and peaceful.

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Anytime of the year is a great time to stay at the 1661 Inn. The rooms were up to date, staff was amazing even wine and cheese sent to our room. Not to mention the inclusive breakfast. Block Island is a wonderful place anytime of year and the 1661 place is open year round and ready to surpass your wants...

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North Bay Shore, New York
Reviewed January 21, 2017

No matter what the weather, the 1661 Inn is always a delight. From the buffet breakfast to the nibble hour on Friday and Saturday afternoons in winter, the inn is a warm central point to visiting Block Island in winter. The quiet calm of the island is refreshing, the walks enervating, just charming in any season. Every room has its...

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Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Most people wouldn't think of Block Island for a January getaway, but it was extraordinary. We flew in on a single engine plane for an overnighter and walked from the airport straight to 1661 Inn. I had talked to Sonja, the winter manager, the day before and she assured me there were plenty of rooms. Well, I believe ALL of...

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Reviewed January 5, 2017

Block island is a dream in winter. A quiet escape. The 1661 inn is very close to the ferry, close to the beach and to a farm. The island is perfect for hiking. Especially during the winter there is almost no traffic. The inn is charming, the rooms are clean, comfortable and decorated with taste. There is a lot to...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Our room was spacious, with a jet-tub equipped loft, a wrap-around deck and great view of the ocean and sunrise. The Inn also provided a delicious breakfast brunch and evening drinks reception daily. Great experience! We will be back!

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Woodbury, Connecticut
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for Thanksgiving on Block Island, which is a tradition. From the moment we arrived on property right through beyond check-out, everything was stellar. The room exceeded our expectations, and it was one of the few times where the photos were accurate. The attention to detail was spot on. When the staff say to ask if you need...

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Narragansett, RI
Reviewed November 20, 2016

The front desk pretty young lady was very helpful an kind. The ferries were not running the next morning and she was on the phone helping guests to either spend another night or with airport info. Steve showed us the farm and we loved seeing his lovable animals. I would highly recommend the 1661 House. We are B&B owners too...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $125 - $621 (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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“An array of on-property and nearby Inn homes to choose from. Check their website for details of room offerings.”
 of 5 bubbles DaveN401RI, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“We had the room called RAY and it has a spectacular ocean view balcony which is HUGE”
 of 5 bubbles melchior22, Nov 20, 2016 | Read review
“The Alcock has a private bath w/stand up shower & strong water pressure. There is a tub with jets in the room!”
 of 5 bubbles vtbrowncoat, Nov 20, 2016 | Read review
“Try to stay on the property as there are other available accomidations off-site”
 of 5 bubbles run2daylight, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“First floor was quiet at night in late August.”
 of 5 bubbles bsomerset7, Aug 27, 2016 | Read review
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