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The 1661 Inn

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  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the 1661 the weekend of Christmas Eve, 2017. The Inn was very friendly, accomodating, clean, and had beautiful views. Would love to make it back in the summer months. Block Island at that time of year can be almost like a ghost...More

Thank Ken T
Response from Elizabeth C, General Manager at The 1661 InnResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ken, We were so glad to see that you enjoyed your winter getaway! We will look forward to your next visit. Happy New Year! Elizabeth

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting Block Island for the past 10years and we have stayed at 1661 Inn for more than 5 (sometimes twice a year). One word to describe the Inn is "lovely". We just love everything about it: the location, the charm, the wonderful...More

Thank Cristina G
Response from Elizabeth C, General Manager at The 1661 InnResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cristina, Thank you so much for your lovely review! Rita is the owner and she definitely leads by example. They are such a great family to work for. We are all glad that you enjoy staying with us on your visits to the Island...More

Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Our stay at the Guest house with another couple turned into one of the best weekends we’ve had in sometime! From check in till checkout. The young woman (I wish I could recall her name) who checked us in was fabulous. She offered us coffee...More

Thank Doreen B
Response from Elizabeth C, Manager at The 1661 InnResponded December 7, 2017

Dear Doreen, Thank you very much for your review! We are all glad that your stay was all that you hoped and more. Sabina really enjoyed meeting you as well and the extra recognition really means a lot to her. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple spent two nights after Thanksgiving at the 1661 Inn. We stayed in the Sprague room. The room was recently totaly refurbished very tastefully along with a new shower. The complementary brunch was wonderful with the addition of...More

Thank Thomas N
Response from Elizabeth C, Manager at The 1661 InnResponded November 28, 2017

Dear Mr. Nigrelli, Thank you for your wonderful review and we were so glad to see that you enjoyed your stay and our recent renovations at the Guest House. Rita enjoyed meeting you as well and we look forward to sharing the holiday with you...More

Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

The 1661 was a great choice. The property was beautiful and our room (the Mitchell Cottage) was spacious and very comfortable. The owner was on site and very gracious, she provided lots of good recommendations. Breakfast was wonderful and afternoon wine and snacks was a...More

Thank morganwine
Response from Elizabeth C, General Manager at The 1661 InnResponded November 24, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the property and meeting Rita. Looking forward to your return!

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$139 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$139 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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John B
April 16, 2017|
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Response from NOLAGIRL1950 | Reviewed this property |
Elizabeth Connor is manager. Rita Draper is owner.
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Jean H
August 17, 2016|
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Response from Yankee_Traveller11 | Reviewed this property |
I think you will find parking fairly easy as there are not a lot of cars on the island. The main building is about 100 yards up the hill. The walk is really beautiful.
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Georgia K
June 7, 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth C | Property representative |
Good morning! We do have availability during that time period. Our reservation office is open daily from 7:00am to 11:00pm and can be reached at 401-466-2421 or 800-626-4773. We look forward to hearing from you!
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"Not a bad room in the Inn !"
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"Ask for a room with sea view"
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"A small room is small but you may not spend a lot of time in it - so much to see"
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