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“Excellent experience”
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Woods Hole Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Woods Hole B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Toms River, New Jersey
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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“Excellent experience”
Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

We chose the Woods Hole Inn because of the location, and it really cannot be beat. It is steps to the Martha's Vineyard ferry & great restaurants. It's an easy drive to other Cape areas. The staff was welcoming and always helpful. Breakfast was outstanding every day. Our room, room 4, had an excellent water view and was clean and beautifully decorated. The bed was extremely comfortable. If we visit Cape Cod in the future we will definitely stay here.

  • Stayed October 2012
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Thank JMC062
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Thank you so much for your kind comments! We love welcoming people like you here to Woods Hole! See you soon I hope.

my best,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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Lexington
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

It was exactly what we wanted for our Martha's Vineyard/Woods Hole experience!! The staff was friendly & helpful beyond our expectations. Breakfast was outstanding! Everything (shopping, great places to eat, Ferry, & water views) was within walking distance. We would definitely recommend Woods Hole Inn and would stay here again if ever in the area.

Room Tip: We were in Rooms 5 & the Nobska Rooms - both were great!!
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Dianne -

It was a pleasure meeting you, and we so appreciate your kind comments here on TripAdvisor.

We hope to see you again soon in Woods Hole!

best,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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Northbrook, Illinois
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

The staff and services at the Woods Hole Inn were excellent. The room was very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent. Because we wanted to get on an early morning ferry to Martha's Vineyard, the location was the best.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us.

We appreciate your calling out our central location, right across the street from the Martha's Vineyard ferry. We also want customers to know we can often arrange longer term parking (for our guests only, and based on availability) should you choose to leave your car behind while visiting Martha's Vineyard. Just call us to discuss this option.

Thanks again. We hope to see you soon!

best,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
1 review
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The Woods Hole Inn was just lovely, with a very friendly and helpful staff. The breakfasts were fragrantly awesome and delicious! We only wish the weather was better for us to borrow the bikes for a trip on the bike path.

Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Jane K
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
I am so sorry the weather kept you from exploring the Shining Sea Bike Path with our free bikes! This is one of the most popular activities at the Woods Hole Inn, and many say this 11 mile "Rails to Trails" path with its incredible views of both Vineyard Sound and Buzzards Bay is the best in New England. We sure would love to have you back to check it out! Hope to see you soon.

sincerely,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
1 review
Reviewed October 2, 2012

A friend and I were in town to attend a wedding. The Woods Hole Inn was perfect for us. It's in a charming little town with great places to eat and get a drink literally across the street. I'm a runner, so easy access to the senic bike/running path was a real plus. All but one person at the Inn was super friendly and helpful. We felt welcome and comfortable and could come and go as we pleased. The bed was comfy. The breakfast was fantastic. It's so much nicer than staying at a hotel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Thank you so much for your nice comments here, and five stars which we really appreciate!

I am so glad you got a chance to run on the Shining Sea Bike Path, with views to Martha's Vineyard from Surf Drive beach. Having that resource right at our front doorstep is a huge asset to our guests, and we are super thankful to the Town of Falmouth for converting the old railroad tracks and connecting our little village to the rest of Falmouth in such a green way.

I am glad you felt welcome, but please know that we strive for ALL staff interactions to be TOTALLY positive, so we appreciate this feedback and will use it in our staff meetings to review best practices.

Thank you for your comments!

best,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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Florida
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

The Inn provided our extended family the perfect setting to gather. We had the space and opportunity to talk and share memories. We enjoyed the closeness of the Martha's Vineyard Ferry and the shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. The breakfasts (included) were special with everything prepared in the kitchen. The rooms were lovely and the staff was superlative-completely attentive to our questions. Inside, outside, everything was wonderful. We are looking forward to a return visit.

Room Tip: We didn't see a bad one. They are adding a few new rooms to expand their ability to serve guest...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Thanks so much for your wonderful review!

We could not agree more that two nights is not enough time to fully explore and appreciate Woods Hole, and we hope you consider returning soon. Call us for specials and discounts offered for staying longer than three days -- we love the chance to get to know you better and better!

Thanks again for visiting, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Woods Hole soon!

best,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
1 review
Reviewed September 26, 2012

My wife and I decided to stay the night in Woods Hole before heading to Martha's Vineyard. It was rainy and we figured there would be more to occupy our son with the Children's Museum in Mashpee and the Aquarium in Woods Hole. We found the Inn on a dog-friendly hotel site list. Places that allow dogs are often kind of gross so we had low expectations.

What a surprise...this place was fantastic! We pulled in and Kevin met us in the parking lot. He was our guide to the area for the remainder of our stay. We chatted with him many times. I feel like this is a guy we would become friends with if we lived there. Anyways, the place is the perfect marriage of old and new...a very quaint building with a very modern and clean room. Super comfortable. We felt very happy there.

The breakfast was filled with home baked delights, fresh fruit, great coffee...probably the best hotel breakfast we ever had and we enjoyed it on the terrace under an umbrella with a killer view.

I highly recommend this place and the people are wonderful.

Room Tip: There is only one dog friendly room
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Thank David P
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BCGosnold, General Manager at Woods Hole Inn, responded to this review, October 5, 2012
Hi David!

We love you dog people, and are so glad we have one room that is pet friendly so we get the chance to bond with you and your dog. Thanks so much for sharing this awesome review with the world, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Woods Hole soon!

best,

Beth Colt
Woods Hole Inn
28 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543
(508) 495-0248
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Property: Woods Hole Inn
Address: 28 Water St, P O Box 4, Woods Hole, Falmouth, MA 02543-1024
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Cape Cod > Falmouth > Woods Hole
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Woods Hole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Woods Hole Inn is located across the street from the ferry to Martha's Vineyard. With newly remodeled rooms and suites, award-winning modern decor and a killer breakfast, the Woods Hole Inn is a great place to start your Cape Cod vacation. From her perch over the harbor, the historic Inn offers water views, a broad porch lined with Kennedy rockers and a committment to eco-tourism. Stay GREEN by the deep BLUE sea. ... more   less 
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