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Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

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Blauvelt, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My third trip to Block Island and 2nd stay at Avonlea. I love this B and B. The rooms ( ive had the Moonstone and Diamond) are beautiful. The beds and pillows are amazing, with stunning views of the sea. Something about sleeping with windows open listening to the sound of the ocean and waking to amazing sunrises, just wonderful... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the beautiful but quaint Avonlea Bed and Breakfast on Block Island right on the beach in April, 2016. It was quiet and so relaxing as we walked on the beach and sipped champagne on the outside patio watching the water. They served warm cookies and wine daily. There are not many rooms so you really get that... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, daughter and I took a few days to go to Block Island. We needed a room for 3, and when I was looking at rooms, there were few to be found available. I found the Avonlea, and luckily, there was one room left, and it had a King Bed and a Day Bed (with trundle), so it was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sadly, the Avonlea qualifies as one of the worst, if not the worst, B&B we have ever stayed in (we have stayed in dozens and dozens of them, many really nice ones). Here is why: our room, The Amethyst, was a postage stamp. To get into the bed I had to walk sideways, like a hermit crab, along the back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Amethyst room, which is a bit small but comfortable and the little porch outside the room was a nice bonus. The location is ideal, just outside of town, an easy stroll to restaurants (but also an easy stroll for people to use the beach, which can get crowded and noisy during the day). Also, the Yellow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect location with spectacular views! Walking distance to everything, lovely beach with chairs and towels. JoAnn and Sabrina were amazing! Room was clean and quaint. I can't wait to return to this little piece of heaven!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the Garnet Room. This room was clean but small and needs to be updated, especially the bathroom. The common areas are lovely. Beautiful porch overlooking the ocean. Steps to the beach. Short walk to many restaurants, town and the ferry. The complimentary breakfast and happy hour were great; both served graciously by Sabrina who is wonderful. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

This our second visit to Avonlea .Absolutely love the place ! Great location right on the beach as well as restaurants and pubs with in a short walking distance . Close enough to the center of town but far enough away from the hustle and bustle. The rooms are great as well as the main lobby . Nice breakfast and... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Perfect weekend in Block Island. We stayed 3 nights at the Avonlea and would've stayed longer if we could. My fiancee coordinated with Joann and Sabrina to plan an amazing proposal and they were both fantastic. Book in advance as they tend to fill up. Sapphire has 3 huge windows with amazing views!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

My teen girls & I stayed in a suite and it was wonderful!...Clean, spacious, very comfortable. Great bathroom with washer/dryer & toiletries! The A/C was helpful as it was HOT! Location is ideal--steps from the beach, centrally located to everything. Ann, the staff & housekeepers are A+... Very eager to please & accommodating. We borrowed her library card, asked for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location! Location! Location! Avonlea is a beautifully renovated property sitting directly on the beach and right in town. Every room has a breathtaking view. Rates include a full breakfast, wine and appetizer, our famous Block Island barnacle cookies, as well as attentive service from your host. We thank you for choosing to stay with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

Address: 597 Corn Neck Road, P.O. Box 488, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Location: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Price Range: $165 - $328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Avonlea, Jewel Of The Sea Hotel Block Island
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