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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Recommend this hotel for convenience and value. Midweek high summer season last minute thought price was fair. Yes room was small, but AC, cable TV, private bath, quiet. No view, but walk outside and view is everywhere. Coffee and tea available in Lobby, breakfast (continental) included or order off menu. Also convenient. Felt prices at bar or for lunch also...

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Maynard, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 August 2013

My husband and I just returned from a wonderful day on Block Island! We took the traditional ferry from Point Judith on Thursday morning, spent the day exploring the island, then the night at the Harborside Inn, returning to reality and the mainland Friday morning. We arrived on the island well before the 3:00 check in, but that was not...

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Saint Peters, Missouri
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Block Island is like a slice of heaven here on earth and The Harborside Inn is in the hearth of all the action of old harbor. While the rooms are a bit small but they are clean and air conditioned which is a big plus. The mid-week deal we tried included ferry tickets, dinner at two locations, bikes, beech chairs...

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West Brookfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Great price, meals were good price , great service - yes you need to climb stairs (we were on the third floor)- very clean - will go back! Very happy! Central location - walked to every thing - had AC in rooms - Reminds me of a good Euro hotel... N Jones

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BIReservations, General Manager at The Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a great review. We appreciate your input and your business!

Foxboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We checked in on 7/8 and went up to our room to leave our things and wait for the rest of our party to get off the slow ferry. By the time I left the room and got downstairs, I realized I forgot my sunglasses. I went back up to the room, and they were gone (along with a protein...

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BIReservations, General Manager at The Harborside Inn, responded to this review

To the guests who state that our cleaning crew stole from them: I have to say this is not an accurate account of the events that took place during your stay at our inn. In fact, I was one of the people at the front desk when your sunglasses were turned in. They were dropped in the lobby (assuming as...

Bethlehem, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 June 2013

We've been to BI many, many times before but this is the first time to stay at the Harborside. Since we've stayed at several other places on the island we were not expecting to have a private bath, AC and a flat screen TV in our room. (we always had to share a bath and no AC or TV.) We...

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Long Island City, New York
Reviewed 11 June 2013

We came back again this year for the mid week special- you just can't beat it! We actually brought friends of ours this time and they loved it! We told them ahead of time that the hotel is old and the rooms are small and simple. But we had so much fun on the island that we didn't spend much...

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BIReservations, General Manager at The Harborside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear from people who enjoy all the wonderful things Block Island has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back again!

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 31 May 2013 via mobile

The Harborside is the perfect place for people stopping over for a few nights (3-4 at most). It's easy to get to as its virtually across the street from the ferry dock in Old Harbor and its in the center of town providing easy access to shops and restaurants. As people have said, remember, you're on Block Island. It's a...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We stayed there as it was one of the only hotels you could actually make a one-night reservation at. It is conveniently located, and as far as block hotels go reasonably priced (but super overpriced for the room). All I can remember about the hotel really was how HOT it was at night. Granted, we stayed in July during a...

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Wayland, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 September 2012

I had already read TripAdvisor reviews of this hotel so didn't have high expectations. The hotel is a 19th century classic. Since there are so many things to do on the island I wasn't planning to spend much time during the day in the small outdated room. However at night (a Friday) the Harborside turned into a nasty party venue....

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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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“I think the second floor rooms are the best. Rooms with ocean view can be a little loud with the street out front.”
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