Rooms 1-5 with Shared Bath
Established in 1984, the Sea Breeze is one of the loveliest of Block Island's small Bed and Breakfast's. Garnering great press, awards, and top reviews, the Sea Breeze has an interesting history on the island. Originally used in the 1920's as a boarding house for the local fishing community. With dramatic sweeping views overlooking the bluffs on Spring Street and the island's unspoiled eastern coastline. Comfortable, one-of-a-kind guest rooms are inspired by a vibrant mix of salvaged island furniture. Conveniently located just a short (10 minute) walk to the town of Old Harbor, shops, restaurants and ferries, yet off the beaten path. Our local staff provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Ideally situated on two acres of protected land. Relax in lush perennial gardens. Enjoy our backyard sitting area with panoramic meadow, pond and direct ocean views. For over 30 years, the owners have been supportive of the arts and conservation efforts on the island.
The Inlet Cottage has 5 guest rooms with shared bath. These rooms are reasonably priced, ideal for friends and family. There are three guestrooms and one bathroom on the first floor. There are two guestrooms and one bathroom on the second floor. Each floor also includes a small sitting area. Take a moment to sip some fresh well water on the front porch before deciding on your days activities. Simple, understated, all original island details. Rates include a free continental breakfast each morning. Details on each room are included on the photos. See our rooms with private bath below.
Rooms 6-10 with Private Bath
Our rooms with private bath all feature a private entrance and a porch or lounge area. Surrounded by seaside gardens, authentic New England charm and gorgeous views. You will not find any tv's, radios, wi-fi, or air-conditioning in our rooms. This is a purposeful act of conservation on our end. By keeping it simple we also keep our rates lower. We don't skimp where it does count: on hospitality. friendliness, cleanliness, comfort, style, and quality of our breakfast. Our staff has many years of knowledge of the island. We can offer great advice and recommendations on all things Block Island. Complimentary continental breakfast is included in our rates and is made fresh each morning and delivered to your room. We use organic, fair trade, and local ingredients. Bath amenities, beach towels, and weekly island paper are also included. Daily housecleaning service. Art from the original Sea Breeze Gallery. On-site daily bike rentals.
Block Island is not only small, but remote. The island lies 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, with a rugged terrain, perfect for hiking and biking. Approximately 40% of the island has been designated conservation land. Part of the Sea Breeze property has been donated to The Land Trust of Block Island. An ideal spot for the more adventurous traveler looking to find an intimate island setting, with pond and ocean vistas that are both invigorating and restorative.
We are not developers set to change the look and feel of Block Island. The Sea Breeze started as a family vision with The Sea Breeze Gallery in 1980. Today, in 2017, the same family of artists still cherish the location, history and unique identity of Block Island. Our guests choose The Sea Breeze as a real get-away from modern life. Read our press reviews to gain more insight or give us a call or email us and we will be happy to answer your questions.
We will be re-opening for the season in April of 2017. We are now accepting reservation requests for the upcoming season. Please call or email us daily between the hours of 10am and 6pm for availability and rates.
Thank you for reading about us! We hope to welcome you soon to Block Island.
The Newhouse Family