Rose Farm Inn

1005 Roslyn Rd. , Block Island, RI 2807 USA (Show map)


Nestled in a sea and country setting, the Rose Farm Inn is situated on a hill a short walk from town and island beaches. This historic 20-acre farm offers two handsome buildings, the original 1897 Farm House and the Captain Rose House. Bordered by stone walls and flower gardens, the inn’s two houses host Victorian parlors with wet bar. Gracious rooms are decorated individually with old fashioned wallpapers and romantically furnished with antiques, some with canopy beds. All offer ocean or country views; some have whirlpool tubs and separate decks. One favorite room offers a king canopy bed and dramatic views from two windows, one looking north to town and Crescent Beach, the other looking east to the Atlantic Ocean. Another favorite room has a king canopy bed, in-room whirlpool for two, and a separate deck that looks out over the farm, which is home to marsh hawks, ring-neck pheasant, and white-tail deer. In fall, the Canada geese stop by on their migration south, and the Gulf Stream warms the ocean so beaches and swimming are favorites for September and early October. The island’s songbirds and sunsets can easily be enjoyed from the Farm House’s grand deck. Guests may rent bicycles from the inn’s Beach Rose Bicycles. Biking is the best way to see the 9½ square mile island, with its walking trails, secluded coves, and historic landmarks, including two lighthouses.



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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining3.7

Wonderful escape and beautiful views!

4.8 on November 14, 2014

The inn is situated in a perfect spot - walking distance to anything you need, but up on a hill with amazing views that you feel away from it all. I hope to return to Block Island every summer and stay here. The rooms have antique charm, the breakfast is great, and the staff is very friendly. I highly recommend Rose Farm Inn for anyone who wants a lovely place to stay.

3rd Times Still a Charm

4.6 on July 21, 2014

Been to Rose Farm 3 times. We love it more each time. First of all the rooms could not be more clean. The staff is so willing to help for whatever your needs might be. You are walking distance from town, just far enough away to have absolute peace and quiet. The grounds are immaculate. Peter at the bicycle shop is terrific. Breakfast is adequate and what you might expect for a middle of the road continental breakfast. You are close to 2 wonderful hotels for sunset cocktails - The Spring House and The Atlantic. Other fine restaurants are walking distance as well. Great place and value.

Calm, Quaint, Comfortable, Covenient

4.8 on June 25, 2014

Rose Farm is a calm retreat offering a quaint atmosphere with comfortable furnishings, conveniently located close to town. Mrs Rose makes you feel right at home with wonderful beautifully landscaped views. Each room is furnished with fine antiques transforming you back to a quieter time. No need to bring a bike, Rose Farm has it's own bike rental facility right on the premises, Beach Rose Bicycles. We have been returning for years and always have a great vacation experience.

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Block Island, RI (BID) 3 miles

Directions to property:

From Old Harbor, take a left on to Water St. At the statue in the middle of the road, take a right on to Water St. Look for our sign on the left side of the road. Proceed to end of driveway.

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Copier, Fax Machine, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Ocean Views, Double Whirlpool Tub in room, Private Decks, Ample Parking

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Private entrance, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:30
  • Check Out:: 10:30
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking allowed outdoors only
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 or 3 night minimum on weekends June-Sept
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a 50% deposit at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: If cancelled at least 14 days prior to arrival, full refund will be given less a $20 processing fee. After that date the refund depends on our ability to rebook the room.
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  • Time Served: 8-10:30am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room

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