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The 1720 House

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152 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02568
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Danvers, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I waited too long to book a room for the "Illumination" and was just glad I got a room here. Nobody was there when I arrived, the key was at the front door. The Lincoln Room was a large room with fireplace and bathroom just inside the front door. (Since the front door is unlocked all the time, I didn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Honestly, the hotel was disappointing. No one there when we arrived, no water in the water jugs (which had green slime at the bottom!) and not enough chairs for everyone at breakfast. The manager (Lucinda) was charming and helpful, but she is only there in the morning for breakfast. The overall sense was that the owner has lost interest, perhaps... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 1720 House is a tricky one to review. Over the years I have done nearly 100 reviews and am generally very positive. Many reviewers of this bed and breakfast rate it highly, so perhaps we just didn't 'get it', but we felt that it had the potential to be so much better than it is. The property is currently... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The 1720 House is well-located, walking distance from the Woods Hole-Martha's Vineyard ferry and the shops in Vineyard Haven. The room was comfortable and clean. WE had a private bath which was stocked with amenities and very clean. The staff was friendly and helpful. Although we knew we would get a European Breakfast, which was fine, they should consider changing... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lucinda, the manager, is the sweetest woman. She is extremely friendly and kindhearted and offered information about the area and showed a sincere interest In making sure our stay was enjoyable. Abby, the owner, is the coldest woman. She is extremely unfriendly and was easily annoyed by guests in her home and by sweet Lucinda. She would hardly acknowledge us... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We spent 4th of July wknd. at the 1720. We stayed in room "Americana". Upon arriving we ere relieved to see that the colonial home was as beautiful as it's pictures we've viewed online. -The warm decor and clean/tidy premises create a nice energy and made for a very comfy stay. -Breakfast was adequate. -Perfect Location-Only a couple blocks from... More 

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had a really difficult time booking a room as the contact person was very hard to communicate with. No one was there when we arrived, so we waited up to let someone know we were there and finally the manager came in drunk. Kind of a strange group of people staying there too.

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1720houseVineyard, Owner at The 1720 House, responded to this review

This couple arrived late in the evening. They called the manager after they were in the room to tell her they had arrived....nervous that front door ws not locked. We don't lock our doors .... They complained that other guests were 'strange " our other guest were a lovely, elegant Indian family. I suspect racism is at play here More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I had an amazing experience staying at this place! Perfect location, very well maintained house - very clean and organized! felt fully relaxed and rejuvenated. House owner and manager were very hospitable and took very good care of their guests. I travelled with my elderly parents - so as an additional gesture, House Owner accommodated us by allowing to use... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Lovely property walking distance from ferry and shops in town including movie theater. Of the 7 MV towns, this town has it all. Not alot of noise, low key, small beach, dining, bicycle rental shop. 1720 House is neat, has air conditioning in rooms with some private or shared bathrooms. Beautiful large tree to take a nap under. Innkeeper is... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A rare find in the hospitality world....owners and staff who really care about their guests. The weather was awful , cold and rainy and we were on island for business. We were greeted warmly , given hot teas and cheese and fruit and hot toast. The room was warm, cozy and comfortable We felt well taken care of. Interesting conversation.... More 

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