Block Island's Flagship Victorian Hotel

Located in the center of downtown in Old Harbor across from the ferry landing and New England's best beaches. The National is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This Block Island landmark offers breath-taking ocean views from the iconic front porch and restaurant, the Tap and Grille—a favorite gathering spot for locals and visitors.

Hotel Amenities

retail shop signs

Retail Shops

The hotel offers 6 unique shops with many more all within walking distance of the hotel. The shops within the hotel feature gifts, clothing, souvenirs, and a delicious gelato spot!

fire pit area

Fire Pits

Located directly behind the hotel, the back yard offers multiple fire pits and comfortable seating for our guests during the day or evening. Great place to have a cocktail and meet new people!

view from harbor

Best Location

We really do have one of the best locations; directly across the street from the ferry building, you can walk to the beaches, shops, and restaurants. Bike and moped rentals available nearby for exploring!