Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the National Hotel is Block Island's landmark hotel located directly across the street from the Old Harbor, making it walking distance to the ferry, shops, beaches and restaurants. This 45 room hotel has been renovated with private baths and flat screen televisions. It also offers a full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with both inside and outside dining. The large front porch offers great water view dining. There are both inside and outside bars as well as live entertainment every weekend in the summer. The menu offers a wide variety of fresh seafood, steaks, salads and sandwiches. The hotel has added a firepit area to the backyard for both guests and restaurant patrons.