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The Dockside Inn

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9 Circuit Ave Extension, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very friendly staff. From making the reservation to checking in and out the staff was excellent! The rooms were very comfortable. We stayed in a suite and then a regular room. The suite was spacious. The rooms had 1 bed in them. Both were very clean and the air conditioning worked well. We went during a very warm time! The... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for one night with my husband and 2 sons (18 & 21). My sons said that the Dockside ruined them for any other hotel anywhere. The staff was super; friendly and knowledgeable with plenty of good tips to make the most of our short stay. Our room was awesome - clean, comfortable and a beautiful view of the marina.... More 

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Norwell, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is amazing. The staff are all very friendly and beyond helpful! My first day there I was suffering from a massive migraine and the A/C was not working in our room. There was someone there to fix it in under ten minutes and someone on staff moved me into a cool room, turned off the lights for me... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Dockside Inn was part of our annual bicycling trip which also included Nantucket and part of the Cape mainland. This Inn was excellent! We loved it! There was only one room left when we booked and the person at the desk was friendly and happy he could reserve it for us (although pricey!) There was special... More 

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South Weymouth, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband, 2 year old, and I stayed one night this past weekend. Everyone was so welcoming and accommodating. My son ran through the lobby many times and was greeted with a smiling face each time. He loved his pirate rubber ducky he got to pick out! The facilities are so well maintained and clean. The Beach Gear Room is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us and we couldn't have been happier with our stay. The room was clean and tastefully decorated, bathroom perfect and clean. The location can't be beat within walking distance from everything and right on the "dockside"..! Owner was helpful and all staff was pleasant and couldn't have been more gracious. We can't wait to go... More 

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Venice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The premises were spotless and lobby, backyard, and porches (with chairs) were welcoming with a relaxed atmosphere. Personnel visible and offering helpful tips for dining and entertainment. Would have preferred close by (walk to) beaches to be wider though swimming and sunning were possible. Slept without air conditioning as the outdoor breeze seemed constant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If waking up at 6am on a weekend in a dank, dingy, and moderately clean room to listen to the people above you thump around sounds like fun, then this is the hotel for you! We stayed here for two nights to attend a wedding. Martha's Vineyard is going to be overpriced and the location of this hotel is great,... More 

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Caleb_Caldwell, Owner at The Dockside Inn, responded to this review

We sincerely apologize that this guest was bothered by the guests in an adjoining room. That does happen in the hotel business now and again and if it had been reported to us we would have spoken to the noisy guests. As for "dank, dingy, and moderately clean" we can only suggest that our other TA reviewers would beg to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location. Modern and sparkling clean rooms. The Vineyard. Who could ask for more? Proprietor John Tiernan supplies it: coffee room with unbelievably thoughts treats and breakfast repasts. Towels, chairs and umbrellas to take to the beach. And a virtual concierge to answer every need. Close location to the ferry makes it extra-perfect for those with and without cars. Book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very clean and in the heart of the happening Oak Bluffs. The staff is friendly and helpful! In addition to fruit, yogurt and other goodies. There are fresh pasties in the morning and cookies In the afternoon....coffee all day☕. They give you a number to text for any questions you may have and you get a response almost immediately:) We... More 

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