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Harborside Inn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 South Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539   |  
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Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Edgartown
Copper Canyon, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Amazing View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

We stayed two nights at the Harborside Inn this past week. We had a wonderful time! Our room was on the third floor... no elevator, but it kinda added to the charm of it. The view from the balcony was absolutely breathtaking. It was our first visit to Martha's Vineyard and this hotel is very centrally located in Edgartown.
Pros- Great location, friendly staff, Beautiful view and clean.
Cons- Rooms are kinda dated, small bathroom with no counterspace, no elevator and they do not have an onsite restaurant.
I would stay here again :)

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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43 hotel reviews
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This Inn has a great location right next to the docks and downtown Edgartown. Our room was spotlessly clean, quiet and comfortable. The lobby has coffee and tea in the morning. I was nervous since we reserved a garden room and the photo on line was of the outside but it is the same as the king size bedroom photo on line. The other major positive not mentioned on the website is yes there is air conditioning and the site should consider adding that data to the room descriptions.

A few details from our stay. The Wifi and cell service (Verizon) were both spotty (sometimes non-existent) in our room and when available it was not very powerful. You will just have to relax with friends or family while here. :-)

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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rafe99
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5 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

I spend four nights at the Harborside Inn in Edgartown at the end July 2012. The staff at the end were all very nice and attentive. The Inn is well located in downtown Edgartown close to shops, restaurants and the harbor. The room was very basic, but clean. The price was very expensive.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Waldwick, New Jersey
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7 hotel reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

My husband and I spend a weekend at Harborside Inn this past August. Since we did not have a car the location of the hotel is great as you can walk to restaurants and shops and the bus stop (if you need to get to another part of the island). The property is very nice, with beautiful flowers in the courtyard and a very nice pool with harbor views. There is also a nice common area by the reception desk that overlooks the harbor and is a nice place to read. These features of the hotel make up for the small rooms (we had a standard room) that are decent for a couple, but would be tight for a family. We found the rooms to be simple and clean overall. Overall, we had a pleasant stay and look forward to coming back!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Branford, CT
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9 hotel reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

I love this place due to service and location, however rooms need to be updated and it is a little pricey! The grounds are beautiful and your right in the center of everything. The staff goes above and beyond.

  • Stayed September 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dayton, Ohio
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7 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We stayed at the Harborside Inn in Edgartown, MA. for two nights. This was our first trip to Martha's Vineyard and I chose this hotel using Trip Advisor for reviews. We were not disappointed as this turned out to be great place to stay with a with a nice, homey room and a great view of the harbor. Added bonus was a pool, which given the sweltering weather that week, was much appreciated.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

My friend and I had a girls get-away and stayed at the Harborside Inn - it was simply perfect. The location was ideal, steps from everything! The service was fantastic and the views were to die for. It was so much fun, we booked another trip in 2 weeks!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Harborside Inn

Address: 3 South Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Edgartown
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 5 Hotels in Edgartown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Harborside Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 90
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Also Known As:
Harborside Hotel Edgartown
Harborside Inn Edgartown, MA - Martha's Vineyard

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