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Menemsha Inn and Cottages

North Rd, PO Box 38, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Marina del Rey, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: location, friendly staff, they actually have a fitness center and usable tennis court, free breakfast Cons: outdated amenities (1990s-era tvs with vcrs, for example), NOT enough hot water for all guests to take hot showers (!!), so feels more like a camp than an overpriced hotel

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Essex, Connecticut
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked 3 nights but was forced to cancel just two days after making the reservation. I received the cancellation confirmation number sent by Orbitz and thought all was well. A year later, whilst doing my taxes, I noticed Menemsha Inn never refunded my money--$592.38. When I called and asked for the refund, they said too late; you should have... More

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Minneapolis
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Enjoyed a girlfriends get away and enjoyed 2nts with 2 rooms in the main lodge. Rooms 5&6 offered nice views of the ocean and the sunsets. We walked down the beach which seemed farther away than what they had said plus we were a little unsure of the walking path...but we made it! Morning breakfast was basic, however the views... More

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New York, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

This couldn't have been better for a quick fall getaway. We stayed in one of the cottages after Columbus Day which meant 'up island' restaurants were closed while we were there on a Tuesday, Wednesday and part of Thursday. Thanks to Larsen's Fish Market, it didn't matter. We had our lobster rolls and stuffed scallops in front of a blazing... More

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Portland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

The inn is comprised of outbuildings with suites and full cottages settled discreetly on a hill overlooking the sea. One can walk to the tiny town of Menemsha, with its fishing boats and lobster shacks, as well as the beach. My suite room with a view of the sea and the Coast Guard's lighthouse (active) had cable and wifi, and... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This is the second time my girlfriend and I have been to Menemsha. You should know that the Menemsha Inn runs a half-off special on rooms after Labor Day, and every store in Edgartown has sales between Labor Day and Columbus Day (the unofficial end of season). You'll also want to get here before Larsen's shutters for the season--it's where... More

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MA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

If you are anything like me, the crowds (even off-season) in Edgartown, Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs are daunting and uninviting. Staying on the other side of the island was the best decision we made! And because we were traveling off-season the Inn was half the high-season price. I would not have given them 4 stars if I had paid... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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144 reviews 144 reviews
9 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We stayed here for a week and took it as our base camp to travel all over the island. This inn has a very good restaurant (not the breakfast one), with incredible views. What we liked the most is that it is less touristy than the rest of the Island so after a day's exploration it was worth the while... More

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A'dam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Inn has beautiful grounds and lots of charm and great views. It feels very personal to the tastes of the owners and absolutely not chain-ey. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The free continental breakfast at the Inn was enh (although the fresh fruits was fantastic as it was everywhere on the island). We were happy to pay... More

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My whole family stayed here last summer and we returned this past year briefly. The pros: 1. Breakfast was great every morning and the homemade scones are just ridiculously delicious. 2. Facilities were pretty decent, we used the tennis court and rec rooms, although they could seriously use some AC in the rec rooms. 3. The grounds are beautiful and... More

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Additional Information about Menemsha Inn and Cottages

Address: North Rd, PO Box 38, Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02552
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Menemsha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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The Menemsha Inn and CottagesFounded in 1923 the Menemsha Inn and Cottages is the quintessential Martha’s Vineyard hideaway. Our tranquil compound is nestled on 14 acres of flowering gardens and green fields which roll westward towards a sweeping vista of the waters of Menemsha Bight. Each evening our guests pause to witness the stunning spectacle of the sun setting into the waters of Vineyard Sound. Luxurious yet laid-back, the very family friendly Inn is just short stroll down a winding path to the famous Menemsha Beach and Menemsha's 300 year old commercial fishing wharf. Guests receive passes to Chilmarks famous private beaches while on property we have tennis, fitness center bikes. The inn boasts twelve charming cottages with full kitchens and fireplaces. These are but a few of the reasons the Menemsha Inn and Cottages have been the perfect base camp for unforgettable family vacations for over eighty years! ... more   less 
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