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The Harborside Inn

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The answer to everything seems to be that "this is a hundred-year old hotel." No elevator (and nobody to help you with your bags), narrow and steep stairs, no hair-dryer, no in-room fridge or microwave, and all for a high price. No wifi on the third floor, so you have to take your computer down to the lobby and hope...

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Bayport, New York
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I actually feel sorry for some of the people who wrote negative reviews. They must be so unhappy! Yes the building is old. Yes the stairs and hallways are wonky. Yes the rooms are super tiny. Get over it and enjoy! The room was clean. The air conditioning worke. The location was perfect! The view from the porch is beautiful!...

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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Even though they had a no refund policy, had to leave for Family emergency, without asking, they said they would most likely rebook the room and refund for the full amount. They did. Very honest, many places would not do this. I will definitely come back

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medway
Reviewed 12 August 2015

You cannot beat the location of the Harborside Inn. You step off the ferry and it is directly in front of you!!! We had gone with this hotel as our regular inn was not available for the weekend we needed. Staff was very friendly and check in was easy. We had requested a water view room which unfortunately is the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We have been to Block Island two years in a row and stayed at the Harborside Inn both times. The location of the hotel is great. It is on Water Street in Old Harbor and close to everything (ferry, shops, restaurants, & beaches). That being said, the rooms are rather cozy and very basic. The "free continental breakfast" is a...

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Room was exactly as advertised on Block Island Reservations. Small, clean, great for the price, Perfect location. Stayed here before and will defintely be staying here again. The room wasn't ready when we arrived on block island at 11 am, went there to check in anyways. We left our bags at the hotel in a back room, and they left...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The room is dated and small, but it is clean and the location can't be beat - you walk straight up to the hotel from the ferry. The bed was comfortable, the staff was incredibly nice, and the restaurant was really good as well. They give you a coupon for continental breakfast or $4 off the restaurant's breakfasts, which was...

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Poughkeepsie, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2015

GOOD Location: Across from the ferry, right in the hub of things. BAD Tiny room, no chair to read Uncomfortable double bed with sinkhole in middle. No lobby, no chairs Used towels in bathroom from previous guest. Ice bucket bag also used. Sheets?? (Shudder) Very unfriendly help. Did not feel welcome.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Old hotel with small rooms but clean and neat. Staff was excellent. All very polite and well trained. We checked out and left two small pillows behind and didn't notice it until we had left the island. We called the hotel, they found the pillows, and arranged for their return.

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Tewksbury, Ma
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We loved staying at the Harborside Inn, the rooms were exactly as described, clean and simple. Sure the hotel is old and the stairs lean, but as far as our accommodations were, we were very happy. They provided our room with everything that we needed including a hair dryer. The staff was very pleasant and the waiters were on the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places this 36 room inn is located directly across the street from the Old Harbor Ferry landing and less than a five minute walk to the beach. Each of the rooms have a private bathroom and have undergone renovations including new furnishings, mattresses, and flat screen TVs with Direct TV. As of 2013 every room has air-conditioning! This charming property was built in the late 1800's and offers some of Block Island's most competitive rates. Other amenities include: luggage storage room, complimentary coffee & ice in lobby, complimentary WiFi in lobby, and onsite restaurant. We offer discounted rates for bikes, mopeds, beach chairs and umbrellas when reservations are made online. We also have great midweek packages including ferry tickets, bikes, dining vouchers with a two night stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Harborside Inn

Address: 213 Water Street, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
The Harborside Hotel Block Island
Harborside Inn Block Island
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