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The Capricorn House

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79 Seaview Ave, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
The Capricorn House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment she opened her mouth I knew this stay at the Capricorn was not going to be a superior one. The inn keeper started off explaining the rules and procedurs of the house, rule #1 we lock our front doors at 10pm and every morning I make a home cooked breakfast that I put out on this table... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well. . . . where do I even start. Well lets start with the good since that list is shortest. We stayed three hellish night with these rude people. The best thing that came out of this stay was all the beach time we got in; since the water was so close. The food was horrid. stale cereal,muffins that did... More 

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capricornbandb, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Oh dear, how do I begin ... Being that you don't give a flying Donkey what I have to say; I do hope that this somehow reaches you. You stayed with us for 3 Hellish days, and yet during that time not one word was spoken about your dissatisfaction. I would have been very interested to know that the you... More 

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Norwood, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is excellent except for A lot of car,bus, truck and motorcycle traffic on Sea View Ave until late at night and very early in the morning,staff is friendly,(but U pay extra for that),and breakfast is adequate. We stayed in Room #4 Starboard Deck Room, the "nicest" room with a semi-private balcony,the room next to us can see into our... More 

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review; and taking the time to voice your concerns. It was frustrating having the large trucks on the beach; however, beyond our control and gone now having accomplished a beautiful beach restoration. As for the added gratuity fees, they are now and have always been clearly depicted on our website (since the fee was instituted). We... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This review is long overdue, but now that I am planning a return trip to the Vineyard this summer the Capricorn House is the first place I'll be looking to stay. As a female traveling solo to the island (2 summers ago) for only my second time, I was a little apprehensive. My apprehension turned into pure joy, pleasure, and... More 

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write ... we'll see you again soon. More 

Mar del Plata, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Being from Boston this is a great spot for a good value. It's a hop skip and a bop down to the Wood's Hole pier. Capricorn is an awesome place for good sleep and wake up to a nice ocean view. We had one upper deck ocean view room, simply phenomenal. Across the street out front park your rental car,... More 

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you ... Glad to know when we are doing things right and helping people to enjoy their time on the island. More 

Foxborough, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Recently stayed for a girl's weekend. Location was great - short walk to Oaks Bluff stores and restaurants, on bus route to other MV towns, fabulous ocean view/location. Very clean and friendly owner and staff - very comfortable and relaxing place to stay. Hope to be back again soon.

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We would be happy to have you come back and stay with us again. More 

w yarmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have been coming to The Capricorn House for 3 years now. When we are getting readyto leave every year we book for next year!! We don't want to leave....happy to know we will be back! Deirdre and her staff were especially wonderful this year. My Mom hurt her foot and could not go out the 2nd day...I went out(she... More 

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you ... We feel that many of our guests are like family, yours included. See you next year ... Room #4. More 

San Diego CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Capricorn B&B has a fantastic front porch, upper decks, and an expansive view of Vineyard Sound. It has a friendly and capable owner and good staff. It is located on Sea View and Pequot, in the heart of one of the most interesting architectural gems in the U.S.--Oak Bluff and its Victorian and Gothic Revival homes. You can walk to... More 

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you for your very kind words and nearly accurate review; however I can't help but bring up a few things that are needing to be mentioned. We are a small seven bedroom guesthouse/bed-and-breakfast built in 1876; originally the summer home of a sea captain and his family. The bedrooms are small; it's an old Victorian, but they do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband booked us without knowing anything about the B&B; I am so thrilled he did!!! After exploring the island(we caught the bus directly in front of the B&B), I would not have chosen any other place to stay! We loved it! Friendly, clean, beautiful view, perfect location across from the beach, great breakfast! Coffee and tea available at all... More 

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Deidre D, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are happy to hear when people appreciate what we give; and love to share our knowledge of this island that we call "home & Sanctuary." More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

It is time for our annual stay at Capricorn House. As always, Deirdre was her usual warm and welcoming self. We had the suite which is comprised of two bedrooms and a sitting room all recently redecorated. Very comfortable for four adults. The porch, with its unobstructed view of the ocean, is a great place to sit and watch the... More 

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capricornbandb, Owner at The Capricorn House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Joanne. I look forward to you and the rest of your traveling companions visiting each year. I appreciate hearing that you've enjoyed your stay with us too. More 

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