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Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We popped in for lunch and the food was fantastic the service was great the food was quite prompt and large portions although there is a kids menu The views are fantastic we over looked a quiet beach. They have large parasols so lots of shade The fish tacos were excellent and the crispy buttermilk chicken delicious They do a... More 

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Vernal, Utah
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the island for an over night ... after biking all over we decided to treat ourselves to split appetizer and try a drink (at everyplace we could). Great spot! The view on the back deck over looking the beach was perfect! The recommended mudslides were fantastic! We tried the Tuna Tartar, delicious ... wish we had more!... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not stay here but after getting off of the ferry we decided to stop in here for breakfast. The staff was very kind, not much of a selection for lunch but our hostess was very accommodating in helping us decide on something. Breakfast was a bit skimpy if you're the big breakfast type but was ok. This hotel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very helpful and kind. That's the good news. I totally get the Victorian shabby chic aesthetic, but the sheets were cheap, scratchy, and rough to sleep on, and there was a hole in one of the sheets. The bedspreads were visibly dirty, and there was a pile of beach sand in the shared shower. I saw cobwebs... More 

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New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best fish and chips ever. However, the Caprese salad was a little skimpy in size and the grilled chicken on salad a bit dry and very little mozzarella just ok def not worth the price. Drinks skimpy also. Not worth the price. Views excellent and service very good. Sit in the back by the bar for the best views and... More 

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Oxford, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 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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1 Thank Sharon N
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

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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121 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • 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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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 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 34
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