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Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This location is the best on the island. It's close enough to town to walk easily, but also tucked in and quiet. It is steps from the beach. The breakfast was excellent every morning, and the afternoon wine, cheese, and snacks were delicious. Sabrina was sweet and friendly, but seemed to be left alone to do everything. The main property... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is wonderful and the front porch can't be beat. We were disappointed with the housekeeping and some maintenance issues this time and as mentioned in another review, the Garnet room was noisy with the bar music next door. There really was no check in procedure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quaint B&B is the definition of seaside charm. Perfectly situated on top of a small hill overlooking the crystal clear and calm waters of a bay and white sand beach, it is still walking distance to the little main town of the island. Although small, our room was clean and had a private entrance. The staff is warm and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am reluctant to tell all about this wonderful place, because I feel like it is a hidden treasure ;-) But for the greater good I will share that the location and views of this small Inn are terrific. The place is clean and offers beach chairs and towels, as well as a refrigerator for all their guests. The rooms,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting of the Avonlea is beautiful and the staff very help and friendly. However the Garnet room feels like a basement room added to generate income. There's also a bar right next door and the music is booming until the early morning hours. Peeped in one of the other rooms and they looked much nicer. I'd recommend the place... More 

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Crownsville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very happy with Avonlea, staying in the Amethyst suite. The small balcony overlooking the ocean was lovely. Avonlea's location is convenient - that means that the noise from the nearby hotel can be loud at night. Sabrina was a wonderful hostess and prepared excellent breakfasts and delicious evening appetizers. Overall, we would definitely return to Avonlea.

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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 - $522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Avonlea, Jewel of the Sea 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Avonlea, Jewel Of The Sea Hotel Block Island
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