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The Charlotte Inn

27 South Summer St, PO Box 1056, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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The Charlotte Inn
Ranked #3 of 11 Edgartown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We have recently returned from our stay at The Charlotte Inn to celebrate our twentieth wedding anniversary. We have been here a few times in the last twenty years. If we didn't live so far away, it would have been more often. It is truly a remarkable place. We have traveled the world and always stay in the best places.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have visited The Charlotte Inn many times over the years, and it remains our favorite romantic destination. The stunningly restored architecture, impeccable period decor, and meticulously maintained grounds have historic character that put the inn in a class by itself. The service is warm and personal, and yet gracious and refined. I cannot imagine what a labor of love... More

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Los Angeles, California
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Excellent experience here. The gracefully executed details are what make The Charlotte Inn so special...a hand-written reservation confirmation, a hand-written "welcome" note left in my room, beautifully decorated common areas, and a myriad of little nooks/sitting areas all over the property. I only ate at the restaurant for a quick breakfast, but the food and service were still both excellent.... More

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Paula C, Owner at The Charlotte Inn, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay, and took time to relax in some of the special nooks and sitting areas around the property. We hope to see you again soon! More

Boston, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We purchased our weekend at the inn at a benefit, so hasn't selected a room . We were greeted warmly, and shown a room which, while lovely, was a bit smaller than we like. When I went to the desk to ask for a larger room, and offered to pay for the upgrade, we promptly got a bigger room for... More

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Paula C, Owner at The Charlotte Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to welcome you to The Charlotte Inn, and we're glad you experienced Chef Justin's magic at the Terrace restaurant while you were here. We hope to see you again soon. More

Cleveland, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This was the 5th or 6th time we have stayed at the Charlotte Inn. Architecture is typical of the grand Edgartown "sea captains' houses" but the Inn goes well beyond typical in the attention that has been given to the decor, the details, and the maintenance of multiple buildings and grounds. The original owners are on the property every day... More

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Paula C, Owner at The Charlotte Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoy all the period details at the Inn—the dresser sets are some of our favorite touches. We look forward to your next visit! More

Newton, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

A friend of mine and I went for a getaway weekend. My friend had been at the Inn before but it was my first visit. What a gem. The staff could not have been nicer, our room was neat and clean and very charming. We ate in the dining room our first night and the food/service was outstanding. I can't... More

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Paula C, Owner at The Charlotte Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad you and your friend enjoyed your stay and your dinner at the Terrace. Till the next time! More

4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We are personally offended by this one seemingly "hatred generated" review of the Charlotte Inn. We have been guests at the Inn on repeated occasions since 2005. If you find yourself in a setting of elegance and finery -embrace it accordingly. in July ( busy MV tourist season) or September (off season) the Charlotte Inn is refined. ( Refined with... More

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Paula C, Owner at The Charlotte Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and the Charlotte Inn "mystique"; we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

After given time to reflect on this, I apologize for bringing Eliot and his wife into this conversation. That was not my intention. I definitely am not the writer that Eliot and his wife are. This review reflects me alone. I have attempted to remove the previous review, but the current rules don't allow removal of a previous post. So... More

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Paula C, Owner at The Charlotte Inn, responded to this review

We strive to provide a warm welcome for all our guests, and we're sorry your stay didn't leave you feeling welcome and valued. We're disappointed when we don't succeed at our intention. We suggest that travelers read the review by Elliot below, "Excellent service, fantastic food, important clarification" for another perspective on some of the same events. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

To be sure.... the world-class Charlotte Inn evokes the aura of a better bygone era in a property brimming with Anglo-American elegance and luxury. And while even the most discriminating traveler is bound to be impressed The Charlotte's Relais & Châteaux higher taste and style levels... the very heart of the inn lies in proprietors Gery and Paula Conover's passion... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The Charlotte Inn is a welcoming compound in Edgartown comprising a main house and several surrounding properties. When my wife and I arrived we were greeted curbside, escorted to the front desk where we signed in and were given a brief tour of the first floor while our luggage was taken to our room. The Inn is located on a... More

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Address: 27 South Summer St, PO Box 1056, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Edgartown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
The Charlotte Hotel Edgartown
Charlotte Inn Marthas Vineyard
The Charlotte Inn Edgartown, MA - Martha's Vineyard

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Listed as one of the "Top 101 Hotels in the World" by Tatler's 2012 Travel Guide and a long-standing member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux small luxury hotel group, The Charlotte Inn is settled just a half block off Main Street and two blocks from the harbor-front in downtown Edgartown. Among 4 buildings are 17 guest rooms and 2 suites individually decorated with fine antiques in a wonderful English garden setting. The Charlotte Inn provides guests with what we consider the "ultimate luxury" - a glimpse back in time to a more peaceful and restful frame of mind. A visit to The Charlotte Inn - from an overnight or a week vacation - is an opportunity to escape from the hectic, rushed, technology and gadget driven daily routine and enjoy the simpler things life has to offer. With all that Martha's Vineyard has to enjoy as your daily playground - from beaching, boating, fishing, and sightseeing, to fine dining and shopping, to simply strolling along the historic whaling captain’s home lined streets along the harbor and down to the lighthouse, The Charlotte Inn offers our guests a relaxing home away from home to retreat to and an opportunity to cherish life's simpler times. Whether iced-tea on the porch with a good book, chatting with friends and fellow guests on a garden terrace, or enjoying a glass of wine by the fire with your companion in cooler weather, we hope that our guests embrace the opportunity to join us in the experience we work so hard to provide - a getaway from the stress and pressures of today’s fast-paced lifestyle and a chance to enjoy a peaceful reprieve in an atmosphere that is the perfect combination of elegance, luxury and comfort. Nothing satisfies us more than to provide our guests with this experience, and to watch them enjoy, unwind and cherish their time spent at The Charlotte Inn in the way that we prefer and as our adage suggests - "Behind The Times on Purpose". ... more   less 
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