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The 1661 Inn

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Overview of The 1661 Inn

The 1661 Inn

3.5 star property
3.5-star inn with restaurant, near Ballard's Beach
9.4 out of 10 Exceptional
9.4/10 Exceptional

204 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry facilities
The price is $290
Price available on 6/12/2023
5 Spring Street, Block Island, RI, 02807
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Multilingual staff
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Refrigerator
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-panel TV

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Block Island, RI (BID-Block Island State) - 6 min drive
  • Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State) - 95 min drive
  • North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State) - 105 min drive
  • Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State) - 109 min drive
  • T.F. Green Airport (PVD) - 112 min drive
  • New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London) - 129 min drive
  • Montauk, NY (MTP) - 20.3 miles/32.7 km
  • Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field) - 25.2 miles/40.5 km


  • Poor People's Pub - 8 min walk
  • Oar - 3 min drive
  • Dead Eye Dick's - 2 min drive
  • Club Soda - 13 min walk
  • McAloon's - 9 min walk

About this property

The 1661 Inn

A great choice for a stay in Block Island, The 1661 Inn is just 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the airport. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and location.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3 PM - 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

What to do

  • Beach nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
This property does not have elevators.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

1661 Inn Block Island
1661 Inn
1661 Block Island
The 1661 Inn Inn
The 1661 Inn Block Island
The 1661 Inn Inn Block Island

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The 1661 Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at The 1661 Inn?
As of Jun 11, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The 1661 Inn on Jun 12, 2023 start from $290, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at The 1661 Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The 1661 Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The 1661 Inn?
You can check in from 3 PM - 4 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at The 1661 Inn and nearby?
The 1661 Inn has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The 1661 Inn?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
What's the area around The 1661 Inn like?
The 1661 Inn is a short 3-minute walk from Ballard's Beach and 4 minutes' walk from Old Harbor. Travelers say this inn is in a good location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Tracy, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

We had a wonderful weekend. The inn was Beautiful and the breakfast was fabulous, we loved the mimosas.
lisa b, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice and quiet
William, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kathleen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

My favorite place!
We choose the 1661 Inn every year for our winter getaway. We enjoyed a fantastic stay in a gorgeous room! This staff was kind and attentive and we cannot wait to return!
Ellen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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10/10 Exceptional

Staff is outstanding! Owner is friendly, hands on and engages with all of the guests. Incredible breakfast. Lovely rooms. The inn is in a perfect location with views of the water everywhere. Perfect stay.
Mary, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We were especially satisfied with the staff - very pleasant and helpful
Deb, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

Robert, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Exceeded all expectations. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Fantastic setting
craig, 2-night romance trip
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