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131 North Water Street North Water Street, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8016
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 01/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#5 of 6 hotels in Edgartown
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Harbor View Hotel is located in the heart of historic Edgartown, and for the past 128 years has been a home away from home for the countless guests who travel to Martha’s Vineyard every year. The iconic hotel recently underwent an extensive renovation, revealing new luxurious guest rooms, suites and public spaces, seamlessly melding a new, modern design with the elegance of this timeless landmark. In 2020, the hotel will complete the final leg of the top-to-bottom renovation with The Roxana, featuring 51 completely redesigned guestrooms. While the Historic Building pays homage to classic Martha’s Vineyard, The Roxana has a vibrant, youthful design appealing to both legacy guests as well as a whole new generation of travelers. The property’s culinary program draws in guests of the hotel as well as local islanders with Bettini, an upscale-yet-approachable restaurant that focuses on island-to-table dining and utilizing the Vineyard’s freshest ingredients. With countless accolades and unparalleled views of Edgartown Harbor, Harbor View Hotel is the perfect year-round destination when traveling to Martha’s Vineyard.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Boating
Highchairs available
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Saltwater pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycle tours
Fishing
Patio
Tennis court offsite
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Radio
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Filipino, Portuguese
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Harry S wrote a review Jun 9
4 contributions3 helpful votes
This hotel lived up to every one of our expectations from location to the room and facilities. The setting is perfect, the rooms were modern and clean and the staff was fantastic! They could not have been more friendly and helpful. We walked on the beach, took the hotel bikes into Edgartown and did some shopping. We will be back!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Ask for a corner room!
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Response from Scott Little, General Manager at Harbor View Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are very happy to read of your enjoyment during your visit. We hope to have an opportunity to welcome you again in the future. Wishing you safe travels.
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Jo S wrote a review Oct 2020
Swampscott, Massachusetts9 contributions2 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
This is a 5 star experience in every way. The staff are among the best I have ever experienced and the amenities like the use of 7 speed bikes made daily bike trips around the island easy. Complete with locks, helmets and water. The food in the restaurant was superb and a flavor explosion in my mouth. I can’t say enough about each and every staff person and staff. So accommodating in every way.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from Tony Gatto, Guest Services / Front Office at Harbor View Hotel
Responded Oct 6, 2020
Dear Jo S., Wow! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review with us! I am thrilled that you were able to enjoy the fantastic Brooklyn Cruisers to see our beautiful island. I will be sure to share your "explosive" comments with our culinary team and the rest of our team here that you found everyone so accommodating. I look forward to welcoming you back to Harbor View Hotel soon! My best, Tony Gatto
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Explore800465 wrote a review Jun 7
Palm Beach, Florida1 contribution1 helpful vote
First off, the Harbor View Hotel is an exceptionally beautiful property, on the prettiest knoll in Edgartown. It was recently renovated to perfection. Unfortunately, however, the staff wasn't up to snuff during our visit in early June. When we arrived after a long travel day, the woman at registration was clueless and not engaging. She just said, "can i have your names and licenses?" Whereas it would have been nice to have been properly greeted, like "hello, welcome to the Harbor View, we're so glad you're here, how was your travel?" It just seemed like the vast majority of the staff were immature college kids who were not nearly formal or engaging enough. At another point, we want back to the front desk to ask about checkout, and the woman said, "what's up?" At nearly rates of $1000k per night, I expect to be greeted properly, with at least the polite, "hello sir, how may I help you?" At The Bettini restaurant, it was a similar situation: excellent food in a stunning room, with exceptional views. But clueless waitstaff who were far too casual with the guests. When we asked where we could get iced waters at the pool bar (the pool is also stunning by the way), a bunch of college-age frat-boy looking staffers said "sorry we're closed." That was it. No offer to find us iced water elsewhere or tell us where we could go get it ourselves. These service issues need substantial improvement if the hotel is going to continue brand itself as a five star resort/charge five star prices.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Tony Gatto, Guest Services / Front Office at Harbor View Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Explore, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am so glad that you were able to enjoy our pristine location and some of our wonderful amenities. I do however have some concerns about the rest of your review. Please allow me to first say how sorry I am that you were not greeted in, the very least, a courteous manner, we certainly take training very seriously and will be following up internally with the lapses in all the services that you experienced. I would love the opportunity to discuss this with you in person, if you would allow me the time. I can be reached by phone at 774-563-8239 or by email at tony.gatto@harborviewhotel.com. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Kind Regards, Tony Gatto | Director, Leisure Sales and Guest Relations
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Jeff C wrote a review Jun 6
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We are midweek in our visit to the Harbor View Hotel and couldn’t be more impressed with the level of customer service. We had an issue with our room and mentioned it to the front desk. Within 10 minutes “Carlos Guzman” the Front End Manager called me making immediate arrangements to allow us to switch rooms. No need for long explanations just the attitude of “What can we do to make this right?” My wife and I truly appreciated the attention. And so far the hotel’s own restaurant “Bettini” is the best in town.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Lots of options. Call concierge “Victoria” and ask for information.
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Response from Tony Gatto, Guest Services / Front Office at Harbor View Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Jeff, Thank you so much for this 5 star review! I am so sorry that you experienced an issue with your room, but I am thrilled to read that Carlos was able to not only quickly resolve the issue but ensure your comfort during the process. We will be sure to share your kind comments with him and our team in Bettini! The entire team here works extremely hard, everyday, to provide experiences like this and we love to see our name in lights. Thank you again for taking the time during your stay to leave a review! I hope that you enjoy the rest of your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. My best, Tony Gatto Director, Guest Relations | Harbor View Hotel
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EworksMA wrote a review May 2021
Scituate, MA45 contributions55 helpful votes
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We stayed the weekend before Memorial Day. The hotel is 5 star in every way. The rooms and grounds are simply beautiful. And yes, it's expensive but the amenities include: A very comfortable and nicely decorated room/common areas A great pool Use of a new Mercedes sedan for 3 hour blocks (at no additional charge) Bicycles Beach chairs A local open air shuttle to bring you downtown Morning coffee bar (no charge - a small gesture I know but really good) The room was beautiful and the common spaces (especially the front porch) are exceptional. Also, the hotel is on the beach/lighthouse and it's a 10 minute walk to the action in Edgartown. Plus a very nice pool (outdoor Tiki Bar opens up Memorial Day weekend - I'm sorry we were too early) Special thanks to Jack and Sammy (her first day on the job). They (and really all of the staff) have a way of providing great service without being to over the top. There is no better place to stay on the Vineyard - I've attached some pictures. We'll be back for sure!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Rooms 201, 202, 301, 302 have the best view of the harbor
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Response from Tony Gatto, Guest Services / Front Office at Harbor View Hotel
Responded 3 weeks ago
EworksMA, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this wonderful review! We were so happy to have you as our guests and I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed so many of the incredible amenities we have here at our hotel. We agree that our location is one of the best and love that our guests are able to so easily enjoy our property as well as this beautiful town we call home. I will be sure to pass along your highlights to Jack and Sammy, it is not often that someone receives a shout out on their first day! Thank you for the wonderful images you have included in this review. I speak on behalf of the entire team when I say that we are all looking forward to welcoming you back to the Harbor View Hotel and Martha's Vineyard! My best, Tony
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PRICE RANGE
$218 - $802 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
harbor view hotel edgartown, harbor view hotel and resort, harbor view edgartown
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsMartha's VineyardEdgartown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
117
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Frequently Asked Questions about Harbor View Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Harbor View Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Edgartown Lighthouse (0.03 miles), Old Whaling Church (0.5 miles), and Lighthouse Beach (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Harbor View Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Harbor View Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Harbor View Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Harbor View Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Harbor View Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Among The Flowers Cafe, l'étoile restaurant, and Detente Restaurant and Wine Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Harbor View Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Harbor View Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Harbor View Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Harbor View Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Harbor View Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Filipino.