National Hotel

36 Water St New Shoreham

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The National Hotel is located in the heart of Block Island, directly across the street from the ferry landing, walking distance to the shops, restaurants, and beaches.

This Victorian property offers 45 rooms all with private baths and televisions. 


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 Both the inside and outside bars are favorite spots among locals and visitors. 

There is entertainment every weekend from mid-June to Labor Day.


Entertainment Schedule


There is also a fire pit area in the back serving cocktails and light bites nightly. 


The Tap & Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.

Our diverse menu specializes in seafood and offers a variety of appetizers, salads and island favorites.  

Try our New England lobster bake or award-winning clam chowder.

There are seven retail shops within the hotel offering unique gifts, clothing, Block Island apparel, delicious gelato, island artwork as well as snacks, drinks, and other essential items. 

The hotel is open from May 10 to Columbus Day with the restaurant, The Tap & Grille, open from May 17 - September 22. 

The National accepts MC, Visa, American Express and Discover.