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Madison Inn
Ranked #3 of 15 Oak Bluffs B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 3, 2013

Just returned from beautiful Martha's Vineyard and a wonderful stay at the Madison Inn! I cannot say enough about this fabulous little Inn-just go, you will not be dissappointed!
Rooms are very nicely appointed (Rm 11 has an ocean view from back window!), great ammenities (anything you need for the beach, fridge for leftovers, games/books, wine glasses and coffee/tea/fruit/snacks!).
The Inn is a five minute walk from the Oak Bluffs ferry and a ten minute bus ride from the Vineyard Haven ferry (bus stop minutes from the Inn). We were able to leave our luggage in a side room as we arrived early which let us wander around the beautiful neighbourhood and on checkout we were able to do the same.Owner and staff are so amazing, truly welcoming,friendly and accomodating!
Thank you for a wonderful stay-we will be back!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

Our room, # 15, was very user friendly regarding accessibility and privacy with no rooms above or abutting. The decor was lovely, the amenities excellent, LOTS of FLUFFY TOWELS. The Inn is well situated for convenience to the area's shopping and dining. The only hitch is that the traffic can be noisy during the night and the room's proximity to the street causes one to hear the late night revelers.--not really the Inn's fault. I would definitely recommend a stay here.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

The lady at Madison Inn was very helpful in giving us directions for places to eat and visit. Madison Inn was very convenience place to stay because it is right in town where we can take many short walk to places and restaurants in the town of Oak Bluffs including bus stops close by. Not only that, the beach is so close and it was beautiful to walk along it and you can even go swimming and/or fishing. We had a car and was able to drive all over Martha's Vineyard with ease including visiting the Island Alpaca farm, Ginger Cottages, Chappaquiddick Island, Black Dog Bakery/Cafe(in Vineyard Haven near Tisbury), and saw all of the 5 lighthouses. The restaurants in Oak Bluffs were wonderful including breakfast!
We went in 3rd week-end of September and there was hardly any traffic which made our visit even more pleasant. The Madison Inn is so cozy and friendly... we had two twin beds in room#1 with our own balcony to sit out on second floor. We preferred this kind of homey style over the modern hotel and will stay in Madison Inn again in a heart beat!

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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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1  Thank satyndall
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Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic stay! They are so accommodating of the nearby adventures, offering beach towels, bottles of water, backpacks, sunblock, utensils etc. Blanche behind the counter was just the loveliest. They have 24hr coffee/tea/fruit and snacks (including local baked goods in the AM). My room (#10 - two queen beds) was lovely, spacious and comfortable. The location is central and there are fabulous restaurants and goodies all around. I'll definitely return and tell others!

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

Loved this inn. One of the most inexpensive hotels that we found on the Vineyard, which made me a bit nervous, but I was pleasantly surprised. The rooms were modern and clean. The front desk staff, Blanche and Mary, were lovely and so helpful - dining and sightseeing recommendations, a backpack full of supplies when we headed across the island to go to the beach, complimentary coffee and water at all hours. Also, a communal fridge for leftovers! I really enjoyed my stay and would stay here again.

The only caveat is that the inn does not have parking, so we were in public spots along the beach road. Not a problem for us in September since the crowds were gone, but could pose a challenge during the height of the season.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed at the Madison Inn on 9/26/13, based primarily on the positive reviews on tripadvisor, and we're so glad that we did! I could go on and on, but I'll bullet point instead to keep this organized:

- The room was comfortable, well decorated, spotless, and had a private bathroom.
- The common areas (lobby and deck) were well appointed and inviting; we made ourselves comfortable reading in the lobby before we checked in, and playing games (provided) on the deck in the morning before we checked out.
- Though this was not an "all inclusive" breakfast type place, there were plenty of freebies - cookies, coffee, tea, granola bars, and fruit in the afternoon; complimentary chips and waters in our room; and pastries, coffee, tea, granola bars, and fruit in the morning.
- The innkeepers were very friendly, accommodating, and knowledgable. They helped us get started on our bike trip and had suggestions and insight around restaurants in both Oak Bluffs and Edgartown.
- The location was fantastic - close enough to the ferry that we could haul our two bikes and suitcase without any problem.
- There were so many extras - a communal fridge (with post it notes to mark your food - seriously, they thought of everything); free popsicles in the freezer; secure bike storage; beach chairs, umbrellas, towels, and boogie boards for guest use, a white noise machine in the room, etc.

We had a wonderful stay! I highly recommend The Madison Inn and we will stay there again when we return!

Room Tip: We stayed in Room 14 on the first floor. I thought it was lovely, and I liked that it was separate...
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

The innkeepers are extremely friendly and helpful. The inn is immaculate and service was prompt and accurate. We were biking and the inn has secure indoor storage as well as all the additional gear like beach chairs, towels and coolers. We were checked in early and there was no rush to remove luggage before our late afternoon ferry. Not a true B and B but there was always coffee, fruit and pastries or cookies. Only downside is location is a bit noisy as it is right downtown and our room was street side.

Room Tip: Room 16 has extra space and a full kitchenette for a modest up charge.
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 18 Kennebec Ave., Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Oak Bluffs
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Oak Bluffs
Price Range: $89 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Madison Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Absolutely charming and thoroughly affordable 15 room inn in the heart of Oak Bluffs. Always the Vineyard's best value! In town location is convenient to everything. Beautifully restored property, lovely linens and furnishings, all private baths, super friendly staff. One block from the beach and ferry. Free Wi-Fi, complimentary snacks and bottled water, flat screen TV. In-room heat and AC. ... more   less 
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Madison Inn Oak Bluffs, MA - Martha's Vineyard

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