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Guestroom overlooking the best at our Block Island hotels, one of the best places to stay on Block IslandExplore Block Island Hotels: The Blue Dory Inn - Your Premier Victorian B&B with Hotel-Like Amenities

Welcome to The Blue Dory Inn, your quintessential choice among Block Island hotels with bed and breakfast-like amenities. Our welcoming Victorian-era inn invites you to experience the charm and comfort of a bygone era, combined with modern conveniences, making it one of the top-rated hotels Block Island has to offer.

Nestled at the head of the famous Crescent Beach, our inn is a short walking distance from the Block Island Ferry, fine restaurants, and Island shops. We're not just a place to stay; we're your gateway to a stress-free and delightful vacation.

Here are some ideas for romantic things to do during your stay at The Blue Dory Inn:

  • Enjoy a romantic stroll on Crescent Beach. The Blue Dory Inn is located right on Crescent Beach, one of Block Island's most beautiful beaches. With its expansive crescent-shaped shoreline and soft white sand, it's the perfect place to take a romantic hand-in-hand stroll.
  • Have a picnic lunch at Mohegan Bluffs. Mohegan Bluffs is a stunning coastal area on the eastern side of Block Island. It's known for its dramatic cliffs, sweeping ocean views, and picturesque lighthouses. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy a romantic meal while soaking up the breathtaking scenery.
  • Take a sunset cruise. There are a number of companies that offer sunset cruises around Block Island. It's a wonderful way to experience the island's beauty from a different perspective and to watch the sunset over the ocean.
  • Visit Southeast Lighthouse. Southeast Lighthouse is one of Block Island's most iconic landmarks. It's located on the southern tip of the island and offers stunning views of the ocean and the surrounding coastline. Take a tour of the lighthouse and learn about its history, or simply enjoy the views from the top.
  • Go for a bike ride. Block Island is a great place to go for a bike ride. There are a number of bike trails that wind through the island's scenic countryside. You can rent bikes from a number of different shops on the island.
  • Have a romantic dinner at one of Block Island's many excellent restaurants. Block Island has a number of excellent restaurants that offer everything from casual dining to fine cuisine. You're sure to find the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal with your loved one.

Here are some other fun things to do on Block Island:

  • Visit the Block Island Historical Society Museum. The Block Island Historical Society Museum is a great place to learn about the island's rich history. The museum has a variety of exhibits on everything from the island's Native American heritage to its maritime history.
  • Take a guided walking tour of the island. There are a number of companies that offer guided walking tours of Block Island. It's a great way to learn about the island's history and culture, and to see some of its hidden gems.
  • Visit the Clay Head Preserve. The Clay Head Preserve is a 33-acre nature preserve located on the northern tip of Block Island. It's home to a variety of wildlife, including birds, deer, and foxes. The preserve also offers stunning views of the ocean.
  • Go fishing. Block Island is a great place to go fishing. There are a number of companies that offer fishing charters, or you can simply fish from the shore.
  • Visit the Block Island Farmers Market. The Block Island Farmers Market is held every Saturday from May to October. It's a great place to buy fresh produce, seafood, and other local goods.

In addition to the above, here are some specific amenities and activities that The Blue Dory Inn offers:

  • Complimentary New England breakfast. Every morning, guests are invited to enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast in our inviting eat-in kitchen. Our breakfast menu features a variety of classic New England dishes, such as pancakes, waffles, eggs, and bacon.
  • Afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres. Every afternoon, we offer our guests a selection of wine and hors d'oeuvres in our cozy Blue Dory parlor. It's a great way to relax and unwind after a day of exploring the island.
  • Evening cookies. We also serve our famous Block Island Barnacle cookies every afternoon. These cookies are a local favorite, and they're the perfect way to end a sweet day.
  • Proximity to the beach. The Blue Dory Inn is located right on Crescent Beach, one of Block Island's most beautiful beaches. Guests can enjoy direct access to the beach from our back door.

The Blue Dory Inn has a rich history of providing top-notch accommodations, and our resident feline, Simon, adds an extra layer of charm and entertainment to your stay. Be sure to explore Simon's stomping grounds and enjoy the proximity of our inn to the beach. You can even check out our location on Google Maps to see just how close we are to the beach and Simon's favorite spots.

Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a fun weekend trip, The Blue Dory Inn is the perfect place to stay on Block Island. We offer a variety of amenities and activities. Book your stay today!

 

  • Avalon

    Avalon is a first floor room with Queen bed, en suite bath with Jacuzzi tub, and private porch with ocean view. Pets are allowed in Avalon.

    • Queen Bed
    • 1st Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • Pet Friendly

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  • Queen Anne’s Lace

    Queen Anne's Lace is a 3rd floor room with a Queen bed, en suite bath, TV, and an ocean view.

    ". . . quiet, cozy corner of the house."

    • Queen Bed
    • 3rd Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • No Pets Allowed

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  • Victoria

    Victoria is a 2nd floor room with a King bed, en suite bath with Jacuzzi, TV, and an ocean view.

    ". . . sunny, bright with a nice ocean view."

    • King Bed
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Ocean Sonnet

    Ocean Sonnet is a 3rd floor room with a Queen bed, en suite bath with Jacuzzi tub, TV, and an ocean view.

    "The sound of the surf lulls you to sleep."

    • Queen Bed
    • 3rd Floor Room
    • Free WiFi
    • Air Conditioning
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Cupid’s Corner

    Cupid's Corner is a 3rd floor room with a King Bed and Queen bump out sleeper sofa, en suite bath, TV, and an ocean view.

    ". . . a room to spend a wedding night."

    • King Bed
    • 3rd Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Renaissance

    Renaissance is a 2nd floor room with a King bed, en suite bath, TV, and a harbor view.

    ". . . a room to mark a new beginning."

    • King Bed
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Chantilly

    Chantilly is a 2nd floor room with a Queen bed, en suite bath, TV and an outstanding ocean view.

    "The surf rolls beneath your window."

    • Queen Bed
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Love’s Dream

    Love's Dream is a 2nd floor room with a King bed, en suite bathroom, and TV.

    ". . . bright, romantic room."

    • King Bed
    • 2nd Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • NO Pets Allowed

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  • Arabelline

    Arabelline is a first floor room with a king bed, twin bed, en suite bath, and TV. Pets are allowed in Arabelline.

    ". . . a large airy room with dreamy wallpaper."

    • King Bed and Twin Bed
    • 1st Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • Pet Friendly

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  • Arabella

    Arabella is a first floor room with a king bed, twin bed, en suite bath, and TV. Pets are allowed in Arabella.

    ". . . beautiful garden view."

    • King Bed and Twin Bed
    • 1st Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D’Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • Pet Friendly

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  • Rosewind

    Rosewind is a first floor room with king bed, twin bed, en suite bath, and TV. Pets are allowed in Rosewind.

        ". . . lovely carved headboard, pretty lace curtains."

    • King Bed and Twin Bed
    • Free WiFi
    • Smart TV (No Cable)
    • 1st Floor Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Complimentary New England Breakfast
    • Afternoon Wine, Lemonade, Hors D'Oeuvres & Block Island Barnacle Cookies
    • Beach Chairs and Towels
    • Pet Friendly

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Spend Thanksgiving with us at The Block Island Inns at The Blue Dory Inn and at The Avonlea

Join us for our time honored annual Family Thanksgiving Celebration Weekend where we gather around the table with our guests to share a gourmet Thanksgiving meal and a weekend filled with seasonal activities & treats.