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Overview of The 1661 Inn

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board

The 1661 Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNichols Park1 min walk
    Popular LocationBallard's Beach4 min walk
    Popular LocationOld Harbor4 min walk
    AirportNew London, CT (GON-Groton - New London)116 min drive

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  • Littlefield Room in Guest House

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Dodge Room, Queen Bed at Guest House

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Ball Room in Guest House

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Billings Room, Shared Bath in Guest House (at The Guest House)

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Colfax Room in Nicholas Ball Cottage

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Terry Room, Shared Bath at Guest House (at The Guest House

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Staples Room in The 1661 Inn

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Rathbone Room in The 1661 Inn

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deering Room in The 1661 Inn Ocean View

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Judd Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom (at The Guest House)

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Sprague Room in Guest House

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Adrian Room in Mitchell Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 180 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Cassius Room in Nicholas Ball Cottage

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Alcock Room at The 1661 Inn, Balcony

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Mott Room at Guest House, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • 150 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Edwards Room in The 1661 Inn

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Large Twin Sofa Bed
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  • Sands Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom (at The Guest House)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Arthur Room in Mitchell Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 180 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Farm House

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 9
    • 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Beds and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Ackurs Room in The 1661 Inn

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 2 Queen Beds and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Clark Room, 1 Queen Bed, Shared Bathroom (at The Guest House)

    Room amenities

    • 100 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Barker Room in The 1661 Inn, Ocean View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 180 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Nicholas Room in Nicholas Ball Cottage

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
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  • Tosh Room, 1 King Bed & Pullout Sofa Bed

    Room amenities

    • 180 sq ft
    • Partial ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
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  • Simon Ray Room in The 1661 Inn

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Block Island

Located in Block Island, The 1661 Inn is near the beach. Settler's Rock and North Lighthouse are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Crescent Beach and Great Salt Pond.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nichols Park - 1 min walk
  • Ballard's Beach - 4 min walk
  • Old Harbor - 4 min walk
  • Surf Beach - 5 min walk
  • Block Island Historical Society Museum - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportNew London, CT (GON-Groton - New London) - 116 min drive

Restaurants

  • Aldo's Restaurant — 3 min walk
  • Eli's — 4 min walk
  • Spring House Hotel — 4 min walk
  • Rebecca's Seafood — 4 min walk
  • Tap & Grille — 4 min walk
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About this property

The 1661 Inn

3.5-star inn near Crescent Beach
This smoke-free inn features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and coffee/tea in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, multilingual staff, and a garden are onsite. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also find refrigerators and showers.
The 1661 Inn offers 9 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Block Island inn provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 4 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 4 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
There are COVID-19 travel restrictions in Rhode island. Guests arriving from out of state must contact the property in advance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Is The 1661 Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much does it cost to stay at The 1661 Inn?
As of Mar 1, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The 1661 Inn on Mar 7, 2021 start from $145, 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.
How much is parking at The 1661 Inn?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The 1661 Inn?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 4 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at The 1661 Inn?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is The 1661 Inn located?
Situated near the beach, this inn is within 2 mi (3 km) of Crescent Beach, Great Salt Pond, and Mohegan Bluffs. Mansion Beach and Rodman's Hollow are also within 3 mi (5 km).
4.7
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 70 out of 91 reviews
5 - Excellent 77%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 91 reviews
4 - Good 20%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 91 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 91 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 91 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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Amazing stay. Great hosts. Great rooms. Perfect ocean views.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Delightful inn -- great views.
A delightful inn; in a superb location - both for ocean views and convenience to center of town. The staff couldn't have been more helpful (in stormy off-season weather). Breakfast is excellent.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Great overall.
Very comfortable. Nice room with a water view and surrounding porch. Very friendly staff and gracious owner. I would definitely make that my first choice again.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

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