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Surf Hotel Block Island

32 Dodge Street, PO Box 1888, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Oxford, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We met friends for lunch...great view of the ocean and very good service. I had the fish and chips. The fish was halibut and it was huge. Like an entire filet! I focused on eating the fish...left the chips behind. The coleslaw was very good, I should have asked for double slaw and forget about the chips! My hubby had... More 

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a long weekend and usually stay elsewhere on the Island but highly recommend The Surf. The staff is wonderful!!! Service and food are perfect. Shared bathrooms and showers but clean and never ran into anyone, ever in the bathroom so no big deal! Just the best location. Walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. Highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally went to this place on our last day of vacation. Needless to say it was a good place to eat and drink. The food and service was simply the best. We will come back in September and this will be our first stop.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed Surf location a lot - both dining on their terrace and sleeping in the room with a wave's lash beneath the window. The dinner was nice and not overpriced (even the wine). We had the lobster (better to be shared) and swordfish. Both are the local specialties so you get them fresh and delicate. Slow sunset and piano playing... More 

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United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

There isn't a prettier spot for lunch then the balcony of the surf hotel. It's Block at its best. We owned a house on this beautiful island for years so I know it pretty well. The location is superb. It is nestled by the sea, walking distance to the ferry and most restaurants. The furnishings could be updated but I... More 

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chatham, nh usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Had great difficulty deciding where to stay on B.I. , but somehow, managed to get it right. Having covered the entire island by bike several times, I can say this most confidently. It is the only hotel that is literally on the beach - a flight of steps from the back porch lead directly onto the sand. It is also... More 

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New Hampshire Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I have stayed on the island many times over the years. This year was so excited that the Surf had reopened. The heart of the Island, the owners have such a long history and love of the island. The rooms are neat, clean and sufficient for sleeping. If you are looking for spacious not your place. The food was superior.... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Visited Block Island on a whim and fell in love. Picked the Surf Hotel from the internet because it is beachfront, and paid a little extra for ocean view--well worth it. Felt like I was going back in time and visiting my grandmother's farm. Comfortable twin beds in a tiny room. A ceiling fan, and left the window open. Was... More 

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Remsenburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

For years I have admired this majestic building, the corner stone of the main drag on Block Island. On a last minute visit, we booked a room for 2 nights. The staff was friendly. The room on the top floor (3 levels up) was Clean and comfortable with a endless view of the sea. The Surf Hotel is charming, a... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful afternoon spot. We got a table on the patio overlooking the water and has a great lunch. We started with oysters--excellent, and the calamari--also excellent. We all ordered lobster rolls--some hot some cold. They were delicious and filling. I had a mudslide and the others ordered beers. Great lunch.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Surf Hotel which reopened July 2012 is a true Victorian gem sitting on the corner of Water and Dodge Streets. The only Oceanfront hotel on Block Island with its own private beach! Located in the heart of Old Harbor, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as cocktails. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Hotel Block Island

Address: 32 Dodge Street, PO Box 1888, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Price Range: $112 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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