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The Gothic Inn

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very quaint on the outside, but the inside is a different story. This place definitely needs upgrades. The shower door was even broken. They did supply a fan...woohoo! This place is compatible to a Hotel 6

1Thank charronchrs
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

So I saw the reviews that people say that this inn is all about the island. I may have missed that point... There are 3 floors and 3 bathrooms. Meaning you have to share toilet with 3-4 other rooms (!). Breakfast is continents Like+. Not your favorite b&b type. The staff is unfriendly at best. Maybe it's a cultural thing,...

Thank Alik G
Reviewed 19 October 2015

I just needed to run away from home and have a solid 24 hours to myself -- no car, cell phone, computer, iPad, Kindle, books or anything. I didn't want a television in my room or an Internet connection (although wi-fi was available). I had a small but comfortable and room with lots of 19th-century character and a great view...

1Thank Jena G
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We stayed in an upstairs room for one night. It was pleasant, centrally located and had a beautiful ocean view. The room was quite small, with a separate bathroom, and the only thing available for breakfast was a cup of coffee. However, there were a nice shelf of books, water to drink, and a small common fridge and microwave. I...

Thank missmykitty
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I should start by saying if you're searching for places to stay on Block Island, you already know it's a fairly expensive location in general. That being said, I would put the Gothic in towards the upper middle in terms of cost. The room I stayed in was so-so. It had a musty smell, likely due to the lack of...

Thank dkirsch78
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

There was no air circulation in this room. the bathroom was not clean and there was no soap. the furnishings were cheap, with a "garage sale" decor and there were holes in the wall. interior and exterior maintenance were marginal. if you like to sleep in a sauna, this is the place for you. the only good thing about the...

1Thank ggjag7057
Barrington, Rhode Island
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is not “rustic” or “charming” or whatever word you want to use to say what it really is - in need of maintenance. I realize that the Gothic Inn is a budget accommodation on a very expensive island, and that you get what you pay for, but I expected a little better than what we got. First the pros...

Thank Fossettes
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 August 2015

For those rating the Gothic Inn with only two or three stars, I don't think you quite understand the charm and uniqueness of Block Island. If you're looking to stay at some hotel who turns down your bed each night, and provides you with a free chocolate on your pillow - you should be vacationing elsewhere. The Gothic Inn is...

1Thank Blake D
Reviewed 2 August 2015

My family and I had the opportunity to stay at the gothic this weekend, not our first visit. I must say its doesn't include the amenities has the Hilton but you will be satisfied. The Jamaican staff are very welcoming and all have great personalities. Great location, clean surroundings. The building is old but it's worth the money you paid...

Thank likkle j
Reviewed 29 July 2015

So, I was told it was a little "rustic". The location is great-walking distance to the waterfront shops & restaurants, close proximity to the beach. It could be a better place if it were updated. The owners, who come by, are a sweet, older couple, who run the drug store in town. We had to share a bathroom, which was...

3Thank Dreijunge

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Gothic Inn

Address: P.O. Box 537, New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807-0537
Region: United States > Rhode Island > Block Island > New Shoreham
Price Range: $189 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Gothic Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Upstairs to the left was a room with a great ocean view”
missmykitty, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Choose first floor - shared bathroom with only 2 rooms and closer to free breakfast!(Not to mention no walking up/down high stairs).”
  • Cute room details
377blaked, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms that has water view.”
likklej, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“At another hotel!”
Dreijunge, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Room #6 gives a great cross-breeze.”
gordonm440, 4 Jul 2014 | Read review
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