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Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Beach nearby
Room

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.
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Great stay, fabulous location! Absolutely can’t beat the view and location, staff were friendly and helpful, ate all but one of our meals there as well and enjoyed them all! Looking forward to next trip there!

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business Services
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationOld Harbor1 min walk
    Popular LocationSurf Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationBlock Island Historical Society Museum3 min walk
    AirportBlock Island, RI (BID-Block Island State)3 min drive
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  • Room, Multiple Beds, Island view

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 250 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRoom, Multiple Beds, Island view
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean view

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 210 sq ft
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed, Ocean view
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Island view

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 210 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed, Island view
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed, Corner, Island view

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 240 sq ft
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsRoom, 1 Queen Bed, Corner, Island view

About this area

Block Island

Located in Block Island, The National Hotel is near the beach. Southeast Light House and Lewis-Dickens Farm are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Surf Beach and Nichols Park.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Old Harbor - 1 min walk
  • Surf Beach - 1 min walk
  • Nichols Park - 3 min walk
  • Block Island Historical Society Museum - 3 min walk
  • Baby Beach - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportT.F. Green Airport (PVD) - 112 min drive

Restaurants

  • Old Post Office Bagel Shop — 3 min walk
  • Finn's — 4 min walk
  • Winfield's Restaurant — 4 min walk
  • Three Sisters — 4 min walk
  • Tigerfish — 4 min walk

About this property

The National Hotel

3-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
A restaurant, a bar/lounge, and concierge services are available at this hotel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a convenience store, a front-desk safe, and ATM/banking services are onsite. All 45 rooms offer flat-screen TVs, ceiling fans, and hair dryers.
The National Hotel offers 45 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers. 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

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Grocery/convenience store

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating
  • Portable fan

Bathroom

  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from September 22 to May 21:
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant 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
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

Up to 4 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Property is also known as

National Hotel Block Island
National Hotel
National Block Island
The National Hotel Hotel
The National Hotel Block Island
The National Hotel Hotel Block Island

Frequently asked questions

Is The National Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The National Hotel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at The National Hotel?
Check-in begins at 3:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The National Hotel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The National Hotel located?
Situated near the beach, this hotel is steps from Old Harbor and Surf Beach. Nichols Park and Block Island Historical Society Museum are also within 5 minutes.
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great stay, fabulous location! Absolutely can’t beat the view and location, staff were friendly and helpful, ate all but one of our meals there as well and enjoyed them all! Looking forward to next trip there!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Great early September stay!
Great location and friendly helpful staff. Love the addition of A/C in the rooms. Only downside are the small rooms that are in great need of updating. However, when coming to Block Island, this is a great option.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
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I have not one bad thing to say about this beautiful charming Hotel.The location is perfect the amenities are on point customer service friendly staff it’s like a well oiled machine thank you for a great stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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A great getaway
It was centrally locates which was perfect when coming off the ferry. The staff was super friendly!!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location and the hotel service was excellent.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

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