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“Very organized, Great ship!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Steamship Authority - Martha's Vineyard

The Steamship Authority - Martha's Vineyard
1 Railroad Ave, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA
508-477-8600
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Woods Hole
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Food & Drink
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MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Very organized, Great ship!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

We went over on the largest ship (can't remember the name) and brought our Model A Ford. The staff was very solicitous and put us right behind a large tractor trailer so we could get out quickly. The upstairs lounges and deck areas were great for viewing the harbor.

Visited August 2012
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Lexington Park, Maryland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Nice, easy, recommended”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

A very nice and easy ride, not much more you could ask for. Not many bells & whistles, but get the job done. Seemed to arrive at Martha's Vineyard faster than the published time. Plenty of seating both inside and out.

Visited August 2012
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NJ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Terrific”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

We've been visiting the Vineyard for 20 years. The ships and their teams are efficient and nice. All we can say is reserve early so you have A spot because you will want your car to move around. And you don't want to struggle waiting around if you don't have to. The bigger boat has a cafe with very nice staff. There are bathrooms and it's a great way to start a lovely vacation.

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Western Mass
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Accomodating for bikers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Cheap and easy for folks with bikes to use. They held the ferry 2 minutes so my family and I could get on. Kindness much appreciated.

Visited September 2012
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Cumberland Center, Maine, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“a little better than a bus service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

it's fairly efficient, the ticket people obviously have been abused by the uber rich and border on rude (probably a defensive measure). it runs like clock work, car ferry sells out often-so buy your tickets days or weeks before. The ferry are smooth, well built (especially the new ones), food is ok, no smoking and they do serve beer...Efficient way to get to MV

Visited June 2012
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