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The Samoset On The Sound

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65 Sea View Avenue, Corner of Samoset & Seaview Avenues, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557 (Formerly Arend's Samoset-on-the-Sound)
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The Samoset On The Sound
Ranked #14 of 15 Oak Bluffs B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brentwood, New Hampshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Samoset was built in 1873 and much of it remains in its original state. This is what gives it much of its charm. The furnishings are eclectic with some of them dating from the original period. (The mattress was new and very comfortable.) If you are looking for a full-service modern hotel, this is not for you. If you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This beautiful historic home is truly a gem on the Vineyard. My Husband and I were looking for last minute accommodations for one night...impossible to find, we thought! Marlene wrote back immediately offering a room for the night and was so accommodating to our specific needs. From the time we checked in we were treated like family...even put up in... More

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NYC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed this place and it was absolutely the worst experience ever. The Inn was a run-down place but it was almost only one place left in the peak season. We read several very bad reviews, including those warning of attitude of inn-keepers but we thought it might be a subjective judgement. It was really a mistake. The Inn was... More

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a place to stay in MV that was close to the ferry, as we were traveling by bike with beach chairs and provisions for a couple days. We were happy with the Samoset. We have stayed at B & B's and know they each have their quirks. The substitute innkeeper was friendly and accommodating. We... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This B&B was all I'd hoped for in a getaway on MV. The house mother "Velgrad" is hilarious and ensures that you're well-taken care of, even offering her personal umbrella of it rains. The location is lovely, just steps away from the beach and the sunset view from the porch is stunning. Top it off with a Portugese Muffin and... More

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Location location location! Samoset On the Sound was the perfect place for my husband and I. We felt very comfortable there. It was like staying with family. We were not looking for a fancy place just a comfortable bed to sleep in with a nice view and close to everything. You absolutely cannot stay in a better location for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

This B and B has 8 rooms. The location is right across the street from the beach and within walking distance of everything that OB has to offer. The hosts were great. House is a typical MV cottage on the beach, so if you are expecting 5 star pampering, this is not for you. Perfect beach vacation spot for anyone... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I will first say that the location is fantastic. Steps from the beach in OB and not even five minutes from the town center. Other than that this place is horrible. Like many in MV for the summer it isnt cheap. The furnishings are old, like dusty and threadbare old, and the place feels like you dont want to sit... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

I'm from Brazil and I've had the opportunity and privledge to spend many nights and years on the vineyard. each time spending a few nights in The Samoset. Its sort of like coming home. a place that never changes but is always waiting. There is a different authentic rhythm about it. most importantly in all the corners, rooms and views... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Wonderful location with beautiful views. The coziness of your grandma's home. Quick walk to all the shops and restaurants.

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Address: 65 Sea View Avenue, Corner of Samoset & Seaview Avenues, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557 (Formerly Arend's Samoset-on-the-Sound)
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Oak Bluffs
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The Samoset On The Sound Oak Bluffs, MA - Martha's Vineyard

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