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Spring House Hotel

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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The Spring House Hotel, built in 1852, is Block Island's largest and oldest hotel. Set atop a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean as well as the spring from which we take our name, the property provides views which cannot be beat. Being a ten minute walk from Old Harbor, the Spring House provides an oasis which can be enjoyed from our Adirondack chairs, wrap-around porch, and East overlook patio. Great pride is taken in our seed-to-table mission in both of our two on-site restaurants. Three gardens and a greenhouse provide fresh produce creating delicious dining options on both our Dining Room and Bistro menus. Simply choose your preference of formal or casual food and setting upon arrival. Indoor and outdoor seating is available for both. Between the Main Building and the Mott House (an Annex Building located 20 yards away), there are 50 hotel rooms to rent, ranging from 1-bed standards up to studios and suites. Two apartments and four houses are also available to rent on property, as well as off-property Town Homes. Block Island thrives during the summer, between Memorial Day and Labor Day. During this time, all of the above-listed dining and hotel options are available. Outside of this time frame, the Dining Room menu is closed. The Bistro menu remains open along with the Main Building Hotel from April through October. The Spring House Hotel provides a beautiful setting for weddings and special events which are frequently hosted on the weekends. In the effort to provide our nuptial couples the exclusive setting, our food and beverage outlets may be closed during these events. During the off-season (November-April), the Main Building Hotel is closed and only our Barn Suites and Houses are available for rent. Last winter was the grand opening of The Barn Restaurant, providing an intimate dining experience Wednesdays-Sundays for dinner only. The restaurant, fitting only 30-35 patrons, features an open-concept kitchen and a truly unique experience.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Harbour View
HOTEL CLASS
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Location
Full view
74Somewhat walkable
Grade: 74 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
31Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brittany was AMAZING to work with, she helped to coordinate our rehearsal dinner! The Spring House is a very perfect location for a rehearsal dinner, the views are incredible! We had such a great night before our wedding! The food and service were top notch!...More

Thank Meredith C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got married at The Spring House on 10/6/18 and our day was absolutely perfect. Brittany, the wedding coordinator, was amazing from start to finish. She dealt with my emails for a year leading up and made sure that things ran smoothly on the wedding...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Gorgeous location, impressive property, but it's always disappointing when a hotel is so close to perfect, but for a few things. First, not much to offer by way of refreshments for off-season guests. Bar is not open until 5. Its a hike into town to...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The Spring House is conveniently located just up the hill from the ferry. We naively took an unnecessary taxi, but did not repeat the mistake. Similarly, it is walking distance to several eateries and shops near the ferry slip. The hotel itself was very nice,...More

Thank jmguerra591
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

For six months I have been looking forward to a weekend at the Spring House Hotel to attend a wedding on Block Island. The photos from inside and outside the hotel are just beautiful. But I live in Wilmington NC. Unfortunately Hurricane Florence changed my...More

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Room Tips
"Ask for 1st floor, end unit and an ocean view in the Mott House"
RoadTripsUnlimited
19 Sep 2018
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"Best room to rent on Block Island is at a hotel other than Spring House."
659normanm
19 Sep 2018
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"Stay in the more expensive Inn accross the Street, also owned by Spring House"
MarilynV_11
31 Aug 2018
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"If your going to be there for a Thursday night stay at Mott's. It's adjacent but a little quieter."
dnice1970
5 Aug 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$1,127 - US$1,128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
spring hotel block island
LOCATION
United StatesRhode IslandBlock IslandNew Shoreham
NUMBER OF ROOMS
50
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