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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really excited to visit this hotel and while it was overall a great experience, the rooms are a little sparce/antiquated and the bathrooms are fine but could use some updating. We had a room on the first floor. If I were to go back I would request a room on the second floor. The pool area is great...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your feedback and we are pleased you found the pool/lounge area as well as the restaurant so great! Exploring Shelter Island via our complimentary bikes is a favorite amenity of our guests and we hope you will come back soon to enjoy our location and another bike ride!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not many choices in the off season on Shelter Island. Secluded off the main drag, Rt. 114 the location is quiet. The room was very nice, but the heat could not be shut off and the windows had to be left open. This made for an uncomfortable nights sleep. The door would not lock and we had to hunt down...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased you enjoyed our quiet location and found the hotel to be quaint and lovely. Surely, we will let our staff know you gave them a kind shout out. We are sorry the owners were not available during your visit and appreciate your feedback on the heat. We...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a review for an overnight stay at the Shelter Island House in December. My partner and I found Shelter Island House on orbitz.com for a reasonable price. We accidentally put the wrong day of the week and made several attempts to call the hotel to correct the mistake. We did not realize that Shelter Island is pretty empty...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star rating and taking the time to write your review of Shelter Island house. We are so pleased you were also able to enjoy your stay plus a delicious meal in the Tavern. We hope to see you back again soon!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stayed at Shelter Island House early November ( out off season). Our stay from start to finish was a delight , staff were all very good in a casual - low key way. Our room was a nice size with a very comfortable bed , good size bathroom and a fridge. The entire Inn was spotless and the continental...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and 5 star rating! We appreciate you taking the time to write this and we are so pleased you were able to enjoy our special election party. We hope you will return to stay with us again soon!

Stony Brook, New York
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was at least the third time my wife and I had stayed at this inn in the past dozen years. (The two previous times were when the property had different names and owners.) During the booking process, the manager noted that the trip fell between a wedding anniversary and my birthday. She promptly offered a free upgrade to a...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased to have had you stay with us while celebrating both your birthday and anniversary! We are glad you enjoyed the upgrade, the staff and the restaurant. We also appreciate your feedback regarding the bathroom fixtures. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon!

Reviewed 7 October 2016

Shelter Island is a truly beautiful spot and having just visited out of season, I would recommend coming here when is it quiet and tranquil, without the hoards of visitors. Shelter Island House is very well located, being near to Sunset beach and a short walk to Shelter Island Heights. Overall, our stay in the hotel was OK, although for...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed beautiful Shelter Island and that you were able to appreciate our location and staff. Thank you for your feedback as well, we are already addressing your suggestions and look forward to impressing you with our essentials on your next visit!

State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2016

At prices like these, it's fair to expect exceptional service, surroundings and experience. The Shelter Island Inn is fine, but "Hampton Suites fine". Although at Hampton Suites, the service is similar, the bathrooms are larger and more functional, and the breakfasts are better--at one-third the price. And this was off-season. The Shelter Island Inn is pleasant enough, but, in a...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear you had a pleasant stay and we appreciate your feedback. We hope you can enjoy more of the hotels amenities such as the on-site restaurant, swimming pool and quiet gardens on your next visit!

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights at the hotel and we had a lovely, relaxing time. The grounds are beautiful and the location is right near the sunset beach. On the whole the staff were very nice and helpful. Phillip was lovely, as was the hotel manageress who helped us with a car rental issue. Breakfast was really nice and plentiful....

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write such a thorough review of your stay. We are pleased you had a lovely and relaxing time and that you hope to return some day! We appreciate your feedback concerning some of the amenities and will address them quickly so that your next visit is perfect!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We decided to make our summer vacation plans on Shelter Island and since we have never been I did a ton of research to pick what I thought would be the perfect spot for us. Shelter Island House turned out to be the most wonderful place and lived up to EVERY expectation. The hotel feels like a boutique hotel -...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us! We are so pleased your stay lived up to all your expectations and that you were able to enjoy the added amenities with the pool and beach equipment. We loved having you stay with us and we hope you can make a return visit soon!

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, beautiful room with the exception of a shower that was smaller than you'd find on a cruise ship, nice continental breakfast. The staff was fine except for one woman who could not have been less friendly or less helpful. Not sure why/how management keeps her employed because I wouldn't. Bikes and helmets, towels/chairs/umbrellas all available. Keep in mind...

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Shelter Island H, Guest Relations Manager at Shelter Island House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write your review. We are so pleased to hear you found the rooms and grounds "beautiful" and that you were able to make use of some of the hotels complimentary amenities. We appreciate your feedback regarding our staff and look forward to having you stay with us again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
From the moment you arrive at Shelter Island House, you feel like you are at home. Located a stone’s throw from the famous Crescent Beach on Shelter Island, the hotel boasts 11 graciously furnished rooms with splendid garden views that add to the tranquility of this very unique hotel. The hotel has both a lounge bar and an outdoor bar in the garden, plus indoor and outdoor dining with a brasserie style menu that has a sophisticated feel. Whether it be relaxing by the fireplace in the winter or dining alfresco in the beautiful gardens in the summer this is a place for all seasons. Our friendly staff will take care of your every need. Come and have a cocktail around our roaring fireplace, where serenity will be right at your fingertips. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shelter Island House

Address: 11 Stearns Point Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2009 (Formerly La Maison Blanche Hotel)
Region: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Price Range: $131 - $727 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shelter Island House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Country Inn Shelter Island Heights
Shelter Island Heights Country Inn
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