Rates and Occupancy
All room rates are for double occupancy. Some rooms can accommodate 1 additional guest for an additional fee. In the main house, Rooms 4, 5 & 7 have pull-out sleeper sofas. At The Seaview Suites, The King Seaview Suite has a pull-out sleeper sofa which can accommodate 1 additional guest. The fees for additional guests are as follows: there is no charge for children under 5. For children over 5, there is a charge of $25 per night. For people age 12 and older, the rate is $50 per night. Children are welcome at The Sullivan House and at The Seaview Suites, but need to be noted on your reservation. Also, rooms cannot exceed maximum capacity of 3. We have a limited number of pack and plays available, please enquire when booking.
Sorry, no pets or support animals are allowed at any of our properties.
Taxes & Payments
A 13% Rhode Island state tax will be added to all room rates. Full payment is required at the time of booking.
For Direct Bookings on our website or by phone
All stays must be paid in full at the time of booking. If cancellations are made in writing at least 15 days in advance of arrival date, a $30 service charge per room will be deducted and the rest will be refunded. In the 14 days immediately prior to arrival, the full payment is non-refundable and no changes are permitted to the reservation.
If you need to change your reservation, and it’s at least 15 days prior to arrival, please let us know in writing and we will accommodate you based on availability. If you shorten your stay, at least 15 days in advance, and a credit is returned to you, a $30 service charge per room will be deducted.
Because of credit card regulations, all cancellations for reservations within 2 weeks of arrival must be made in writing and sent to [email protected]. Please note your confirmation number, name and the date of your reservation.
If you care cancelling within 2 weeks of arrival, your reservation is non-changeable and your payment is non-refundable. However, if we can re-book your stay to someone else, you will receive a gift certificate (less $30 cancellation fee per room) for any portion that we are able to re-rent.
For bookings of two or more rooms, advance notice of 6 weeks is required for multiple cancellations or changes to the reservation. All other policies apply as normal.
For Bookings through Booking.com
If you have booked through Booking.com, you will need to cancel directly with them. They will notify us in writing of your cancellation.
Bad Weather Cancellations
The only exception to our cancellation policy is in the event that the traditional ferry from Point Judith, RI is cancelled. If you are travelling from New London, CT or Montauk, NY or Newport, RI, please allow sufficient time to drive to Point Judith, RI so you will not forfeit the charge for your room for that night. These boats are more likely to cancel in bad weather than the Point Judith ferry.
In the unlikely event that the Point Judith Ferry is cancelled for your entire stay, resulting in guests not being able to get to the Island, you will be refunded (less $30 fee per room) for your stay. Or you may have a gift certificate for the full amount for a future stay. If the Point Judith ferry is running for any part of your stay, you will be responsible for those nights, ie guests will be responsible for the rest of their stay once the ferry is running.
If you are planning on flying to Block Island, please allow sufficient time to take the Point Judith ferry if the planes are not flying due to fog or inclement weather so you will not forfeit the charge for your room for that night.
Included in your stay
Breakfast. For stays in the main house of The Sullivan House, breakfast is included and served in our dining room. Breakfast is not included at The Seaview Suites. Guests can arrange for breakfast for an additional fee of $25 per person, based on availability. Please enquire when booking.
Wi-fi. Complimentary wi-fi is available in the lobby. Please note that wi-fi on the Island is generally slower than mainland connections and not good for streaming.
Parking. Complimentary parking is available at The Sullivan House. At The Seaview Suites, there is parking for 1 car for each suite. Additional parking can be arranged at The Sullivan House.
Please note that electric cars cannot be charged at The Sullivan House or at The Seaview Suites.
Check-in and check-out
Check-in is at 3pm and check-out is at 11am. To arrange for late check-ins after 6pm, please contact us in advance and we will accommodate you.
Rooms are generally ready by 3pm. If guests arrive early, they are welcome to come to The Sullivan House any time after 11am. We do not have changing facilities, but you are welcome to enjoy the porch or leave your bags and head out for the beach, etc. The beach, which is right across the road from The Sullivan House, has changing facilities, showers, etc. Likewise, upon check out at 11am, guests are welcome to leave their bags at The Sullivan House until 5pm. Please note that bags are not under lock and key – and The Sullivan House does not take responsibility for lost or stolen luggage.
All of our rooms have great breezes and a fan, but some rooms also have AC.
In the main house of the The Sullivan House, Room 2 and The Signature Suite have AC. In The Seaview Suites, The Seaview King and The Seaview Queen have AC.
Bikes and kayaks
The Sullivan House has an outdoor bike rack for guests to use. Bikes are not allowed inside the property or on the porch. The Seaview Suites have a bike rack, and bikes are not allowed on the porches.
The Sullivan House offers bikes and kayaks to guests for rental on-site. Rentals are on a first come, first served basis.
Food & Beverage
Wine, beer and snacks can be ordered through The Sullivan House front desk from Sunday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Outside of these hours, please text and 401.525.6227 for assistance.
Please note that guests of The Sullivan House and The Seaview Suites are not able to invite people to the premises who are not staying on site. This keeps the location private and peaceful for everyone.
The Seaview Suites
The Seaview Suites are located in a separate building on The Sullivan House grounds. Guests staying at The Seaview Suites should not check-in at The Sullivan House, but go directly to The Seaview Suites.
When: Check-in is at 3pm, check-out is at 11am. Keys to your suite will be in the door, so can arrive any time after 3pm. If you are arriving early, you may come to The Seaview Suites any time after 11.30 and leave your bags in the designated area. Bags are not under lock and key – and The Sullivan House does not take responsibility for lost or stolen luggage.
Where: Enter through the blue door which faces the east (beach). The King Suite will be to your right, and the Queen Suite will be straight in front of you.
Parking: If you are driving, there is parking at The Seaview Suites. If you are taking a cab, the driver will drop you at The Seaview Suites. Directions will be sent with your email confirmation.
Breakfast: When there is not a private party at The Sullivan House, guests of The Seaview Suites can make a reservation for breakfast at The Sullivan House. There is a hot breakfast served daily (chef’s choice). The cost is $25 p/p. Please arrange for breakfast by 5pm the day before, either at The Sullivan House front desk (open Sunday to Friday from 8 to 5). On Saturdays or outside of these hours, text 401.525.6227. On day when there is a private function at The Sullivan House, breakfast can be delivered to The Seaview Suites, please order by 5pm on the previous day.
Rentals: For bike and kayak rental, you can arrange ahead of time at The Sullivan House front desk (open from Sunday to Friday from 8am to 5pm). On Saturdays and outside of these hours, please text 401.525.6227. Rental are on a first come, first serve basis.