7 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Block Island, Rhode Island - Updated 2023

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Nestled in Rhode Island, Block Island is unlike anywhere you have ever visited. With countless beaches, you can enjoy a holiday filled with exciting water sports activities and days spent under the sun. Besides sun, sand, and surf, Block Island is home to art galleries, great local restaurants, and shopping spots. This is definitely the place for an idyllic summer by the water. Visit the historic Block Island North Light, head to the southern shore of the island and up Mohegan Bluffs, or check out the impressive South East Lighthouse.

Rhode Island itself offers plenty of opportunities for shopping and even boat rentals. Book any of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Block Island, Rhode Island, to experience a laidback holiday.

1. Lovely 1888 Block Island farmhouse (from USD 420)

Located near to various beaches and the beautiful Great Salt Pond all within walking distances to town, this Block Island house rental is taken up by the entire first floor of a wonderful 1888 farmhouse. Consisting of a lovely front porch, spacious back deck, comforting living room with a pull-out couch, a dining room that fits four, and an eat-in kitchen; stay with ease with all the modern amenities right here. Family-friendly and extremely cosy, choose from the two other bedrooms that will provide you with the ultimate slumber. The master bedroom sits a full-sized bed great for two, while the second bedroom has two twin beds for you to laze around.

The Harbourview Block Island, Main House
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
great stay and great hosts
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2. Beautiful Block Island classic (from USD 600)

Recently renovated in 2010, relish in this authentic and beautiful Block Island classic nicely furnished with the simple wonders of a lovely vacation rental. With more than one acre of beautifully landscaped gardens and a fenced yard, take the time to dine al fresco on the expansive outdoor patio, complete with a propane grill and fire pit. Feel free to use the front porch to carry out outdoor games or activities, and kids are welcomed to play with the swing at the backyard. We know how tiring a day gets especially when there are so many outdoor activities to choose from, so head up to the bedrooms for a good rest! Apart from the three queen bedrooms, there is also another bedroom with four bunks. All beds are of high-quality linens with comfortable Serta mattresses, the ultimate haven for a good night’s sleep.

Shel House
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 10 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are air conditioners in every bedroom which made sleeping very comfortable
comfortable with all the amenities you could want
the house is filled with comfortable furnishings and high end touches
the garden yard and patio were comfortable
house offered super amenities including an outstanding back patio with level backyard and wonderful outdoor shower
clean and very comfortable
the house was spotless and comfortable
it was clean very comfortable and nicely decorated
the house is beautiful clean well stocked and easily walkable to town and beaches
shel was great to work with and the house was clean when we arrived
shel was so responsive and accommodating
shel was super helpful with everything
shel is an amazing host she was incredibly responsive and helpful throughout our stay
it was honestly perfect shel was an excellent host who responded quickly when we had questions
shel was very responsive and accommodating
location is wonderful as you can walk to town/ferry
the location was perfect very close to town and quiet
great house a good walk to town but overall pretty central
easy walking distance to many shops and restaurants
it was the perfect location for our girls weekend
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3. Modern & stylish large apartment (from USD 1557)

Newly constructed and decked with stylish and modern types of furniture and amenities, this minimalist Block Island rental via Airbnb boasts 270-degree ocean views for you to admire and soak in every day! Designed with light and openness in mind - give it up for the green roof deck, 25 foot high ceilings, and 10-foot french doors facing the ocean. Hear, see, and smell the ocean as you stay in this ultimate beachside bliss; the large pane-less windows giving you a magnificent view of the stunning ocean and the bright rays of sunlight adding a lovely charm to the simple space. According to the Airbnb listing, there are only two bedrooms with four beds in this spacious home. However the bed arrangements in each bedroom are not very clear, so please ask your host more about it if you are interested in booking!

Ross House
Block Island, Ri, United States
102 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are stunning and the outdoor shower is fantastic
as mentioned the outdoor shower on an urban tree grating next to a wild scrubby hedgerow is fantastic
outdoor shower ocean views privacy beautiful design
the room was very comfortable & we had our own private bathroom as well
the space is unique and comfortable and there are many gems to be found and made your own
house clean and well organized
the outdoor shower is perfect very clean lovely details & so peaceful
the bedrooms are very comfortable & the bathrooms have a clean modern feel to them
the house is super solid super clean and appropriately minimalistic
the house was in great condition and clean
ken was an excellent host
ken is a perfect host
kenneth was a great host as well
kenneth was a great communicative host too
kenneth built the house himself and was a wonderful host
we loved the location most of all
a striking beautiful home in a dramatically gorgeous location
the house had a great location
this place is amazing because of its secluded cliff location and the house built upon it
it was truly an oasis and a great place to go to get away from it all
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4. historic Queen Anne Victorian (from 1296 USD)

This beautiful and historic Queen Anne Victorian dates all the way back to the 18th century. Overflowing with charm, this period home offers visitors a chance to stay in a peaceful retreat close to town. Lounge around the expansive front porch, the best combination is when you have a glass of wine to sip on! Marvel at the beautiful gardens and its wide variety of flowers, the backyard also has a picnic table, Adirondack chairs, hammock and gas grill. Head up to the six spotlessly clean bedrooms whenever you are feeling weary, for they each offer a comfy queen bed that comfortably fits two. The living room of this Airbnb is also spacious and includes a futon fit for two.

Block Island Victorian

Address: New Shoreham, RI, United States (see map)

Price: from 1296 USD

Number of Guests: 14

5. Lovely private room (from USD 134)

This lovely Airbnb vacation rental is a cozy private room that features a contemporary design and offers one king-size bed that can accommodate up to two guests, ideal for a solo traveler or a couple. Aside from the bed, you’ll also find here a sitting area, a flat-screen television, a fridge, and a private bathroom. Another thing you’ll love about the room is its balcony with outdoor seating, where you can have a view of the outdoors and the ocean. If you’re worried about your privacy, you’ll have a private entrance that will allow you to come and go as you please.

Hilltop Happiness
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States
127 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most important was the fan and window a/c unit which kept us comfortable at night
beautiful cozy space—such a comfortable bed filled with snacks and endless coffee on a beautiful property
private room with easy entry and all the amenities you will need
as others have mentioned the amenities and personal touches in the room were amazing
large room and bath good refrigerator and coffee setup
clean room with large bathroom
the room was clean and spacious
good communication spotlessly clean with thoughtful amenities
our room was clean cool and spacious
sparkling clean spacious lots of special touches and amenities
to call rich a super host is an understatement
the hosts were easygoing and accommodating
they were extremely friendly accommodating and responsive
very knowledgeable and well connected to island services so they were very helpful with taxis etc
gracious and friendly hosts
a lovely 20 minute walk into town
excelent place with a beautiful location
if you are active walk to town and beach are nice (45 minutes)
great location and wonderful hosts
it’s a great space that’s welcoming and in a good location (minutes from downtown by vehicle)
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6. Hipster saltbox with ocean views

Experience and taste the beauty of Block Island like no other - with breathtaking ocean views and a bird’s eye view of Rodman’s Hollow to the west - all within this enchanting saltbox. Offering the right mix of being private but also not entirely remote, relish in the many amenities and pros this lovely vacation rental in Block Island has. Hip and relaxed with a large spacious living room, head to the upstairs deck for a time of grilling and al fresco dining whenever you feel like it. Take your pick from the four fabulous bedrooms: two with queen beds, one with an antique full bed, and the other with a smaller twin bed. Ever wondered how it feels to be showering amidst nature? Now you can try it out with the outdoor shower - only suitable for the very open and adventurous!

Hip Saltbox with Breathtaking Views
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States
45 reviews
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
views outdoor shower next door to nature preserve peaceful
quiet relaxing comfortable and absolutely incredible views
the views are breathtaking and the outdoor shower was incredible
the beds were comfy and the outdoor shower was perfect
beautiful views great outdoor shower we would definitely go back to the salt box for another stay
it was super clean and spotless upon arrival
accurate listing and very clean
the home has a vintage new england beach house charm that made us feel clean and comfortable
both the home and the owners were fantastic
helpful caring and ready to help in every way
dean was a considerate host and even brought us a nice bottle of wine as a 'welcome' gift
dean was a great host had everything in order when we arrived and answered any questions we had
what sunsets dean is very helpful and provided us with many good tips about the island
the pictures do not do the location justice
we loved our rental the house is charming and situated in the most beautiful location
amazingly beautiful location great set up for a quiet weekend with friends
the house is in an amazing location with a beautiful view
great location and views
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7. Oceanview farm house for twelve with exotic animals roaming the beach

There’s more to Rhode Island than just stunning horses running on beaches, it’s about the slow-paced oceanside living many locals seem to have a ball with. Experience a one of a kind island accommodation in a newly furnished sunlit spectacle of a home located in the quiet part of town. Seth’s gorgeous Airbnb has three bedrooms with eight beds and two and half bathrooms. Guests can choose whether to sleep on a king-bed, queen-bed, two single beds, and two queen sofa beds. The house overlooks the stunning blue ocean which is just a short five-minute walk for those who wish to take a morning dip, with a completely decked out kitchen for cooking with friends and family. All the electric appliances and cookware are there for convenient meal prep. Other amenities include Wifi access, cable TV, indoor fireplace, free parking, luggage drop off service, a patio, and a backyard garden for BBQ lunches as Seth has a grill guest can also borrow. The property is big enough to host twelve guests, best for families and friend groups on a short weekend getaway.

MacDuff’s Farm House- Animals and ocean view
New Shoreham, Rhode Island, United States
97 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 8 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pullouts and all beds were very comfortable
the beds and pull out sofas were comfy so it's a great place to stay for a group
great for a group if a few people don't mind staying on pull-out sofas (they are comfortable)
the house was clean throughout plenty of towels and linens
the house was clean and well appointed
the house was very clean and had everything you needed for a comfortable stay
seth is a great host
great place seth is really a nice host
first and foremost seth is a great host
seth is a great host and responds to any request promptly
the host was great and always available if needed
also the location was great
this is a great location close to the spring house wedding venue
we also loved the close proximity to all our favorite things on block island
even being so close to town it was quiet and peaceful at night
it is in a wonderful location: walking distance to shops the beach and several great eateries and restaurants
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Only good vibes in Block Island!

From vintage homes to peaceful minimalistic abodes, you will find that Block Island is a small haven waiting to be discovered. Make sure to include it on your travel itinerary for your next trip and start choosing your favourite Airbnbs in Block Island!

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Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Block Island

1. Which Airbnbs in Block Island are good for families?

Traveling with family requires getting bigger accommodation than your usual private room when you’re traveling alone or with a special someone. In case you’re looking for family-friendly holiday homes, check ou these Airbnbs: the lovely farmhouse, the classic cottage, the farmhouse with ocean view, and the historic farmhouse.

2. Which are the best romantic Airbnbs in Block Island?

If you’re looking for romantic accommodation that will please your special someone, then make sure you book this lovely private room in a hilltop or this classic cottage that will leave your special someone in awe of its beauty.

3. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Block Island?

Not all accommodations in Block Island will accept your furry friend, but there are few who will. If you’re in search of one, check out this farmhouse with ocean view.

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