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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted a beachfront location with breakfast and a close walk into town. The location was great, but the breakfast was not good. We never ate there, but went into town instead. We almost never saw the owner. The beach chairs were very uncomfortable. They were probably ok for teenagers that don't mind practically sitting on the ground. The grounds... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is a lovely character house in a good location but the house itself desperately needs refurbishing. If the wind blows, there's a fair chance that it will blow through the gaps in your window frame into the room, and through the gaps in the old boarded interior of your room directly from the outside, because there's no insulation. I... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Despite the several extreme reviews on this property and the management, we found our overall experience to be just fine. My girlfriend and I were looking for a quite getaway to ourselves, and we found just that at The Samoset and had a great time. The few times that we saw the management, they were pleasant, but mostly un-involved, which... More 

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Brentwood, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The Samoset was built in 1873 and much of it remains in its original state. This is what gives it much of its charm. The furnishings are eclectic with some of them dating from the original period. (The mattress was new and very comfortable.) If you are looking for a full-service modern hotel, this is not for you. If you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This beautiful historic home is truly a gem on the Vineyard. My Husband and I were looking for last minute accommodations for one night...impossible to find, we thought! Marlene wrote back immediately offering a room for the night and was so accommodating to our specific needs. From the time we checked in we were treated like family...even put up in... More 

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NYC
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stayed this place and it was absolutely the worst experience ever. The Inn was a run-down place but it was almost only one place left in the peak season. We read several very bad reviews, including those warning of attitude of inn-keepers but we thought it might be a subjective judgement. It was really a mistake. The Inn was... More 

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a place to stay in MV that was close to the ferry, as we were traveling by bike with beach chairs and provisions for a couple days. We were happy with the Samoset. We have stayed at B & B's and know they each have their quirks. The substitute innkeeper was friendly and accommodating. We... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

This B&B was all I'd hoped for in a getaway on MV. The house mother "Velgrad" is hilarious and ensures that you're well-taken care of, even offering her personal umbrella of it rains. The location is lovely, just steps away from the beach and the sunset view from the porch is stunning. Top it off with a Portugese Muffin and... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Location location location! Samoset On the Sound was the perfect place for my husband and I. We felt very comfortable there. It was like staying with family. We were not looking for a fancy place just a comfortable bed to sleep in with a nice view and close to everything. You absolutely cannot stay in a better location for the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This B and B has 8 rooms. The location is right across the street from the beach and within walking distance of everything that OB has to offer. The hosts were great. House is a typical MV cottage on the beach, so if you are expecting 5 star pampering, this is not for you. Perfect beach vacation spot for anyone... More 

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Address: 65 Sea View Avenue, Corner of Samoset & Seaview Avenues, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557 (Formerly Arend's Samoset-on-the-Sound)
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Oak Bluffs
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Samoset On The Sound Oak Bluffs, MA - Martha's Vineyard
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