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Martha’s Vineyard Inns

A stay at an Inn in Martha’s Vineyard is one of the most iconic New England getaways that you can experience. The iconic island just south of Cape Cod has a nice selection of chic inns at popular hot spots like Vineyard Haven Oak Bluff on the north end, a few posh hotels in Edgartown, and a couple of posh bed and breakfasts on the south end near Katana Bay and Chappaquiddick Island. 

When you’re ready for a break from the mainland, hop a flight or boat to Martha’s Vineyard and spend a few nights at one of these awesome resorts on the island. Soak up the seaside fresh air, stretch your legs on the beach or walking the local shops and boutiques, eat a hearty seafood feast at one of the many delectable restaurants, or kick back for a craft brew or custom cocktail and party all night. Here are our favorite inns in Martha’s Vineyard!

Nobnocket Boutique Inn

Nobnocket Boutique Inn

The Nobnocket Boutique Inn is an award-winning bed and breakfast that covers two acres near downtown Vineyard Haven and Beach Road that crosses the bay (so it’s easy to get to Oak Bluffs). It’s secluded among thick trees with plenty of privacy, but also only a short walk or drive to everything on the island. 

The seven-room intimate inn is known for its chic contemporary design with bespoke designer furnishings and luxury finishes throughout. Guest rooms are custom designed to ensure the utmost in comfort with all of today’s modern conveniences like air conditioning, a fireplace in larger rooms, and a wonderful locally-sourced gourmet breakfast served daily in your room or in the inn’s refreshing sunroom, veranda or patio. Breakfasts include the finest local flavors and can be tailored for those who are vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, gluten-free or need to watch their sugar or salt intake. 

Around the grounds, guest can sit by the grand fireplace or play a fun game of croquet on the great lawn. Check out one of the inn’s complimentary bikes and take a cruise around the island. It’s the perfect way to see the sights in a new way. 

 

The Richard

The Richard, Part of the Edgartown Collection

The Richard is a fresh new contemporary inn on Main Street in Edgartown at the location of the former Point Way Inn. It’s light and bright with luxurious touches around every corner. The 16-room upscale hotel has sharp lines with a crisp-and-trendy collection of furniture and added features – from the bright and sunny dining space to the perfectly manicured landscape. 

A sublime escape with unique amenities, The Richard has well-thought-out guest rooms with fine furniture and a simple, clean charm. Tones are fresh and natural with lots of perky clean white with regal accents. Rooms aren’t cluttered but have everything you need for a luxury stay – guests can really stretch out here! The inn offers rooms that are laid-back-yet-elegant and ideal for families, small groups, single travelers and romantic couples who need a proper home base to explore Martha’s Vineyard.

Guests can head downstairs first thing in the morning for the best custom breakfast in Edgartown. Small plates include a plethora of tasty fare, ranging from baked goods and fresh fruit to more complex cuisine like zucchini frittatas with warm basil olive oil drizzle to mojito-infused melon balls. Afterwards, explore the island, hit the beach or shop and antique the area’s quaint retailers. 

 

The Christopher

The Christopher, part of the Edgartown Collection

Colorful and laid-back, The Christopher is 15-room inn that’s the epitome of the Martha’s Vineyard lifestyle. The unpretentious boutique lodge presents a beautiful coastal setting in the heart of Edgartown that’s only steps from the ferry to Chappaquiddick Island. Formerly known as The Victorian, the location has been completely remodeled to the studs for the 21st Century. The result is a luxurious bed and breakfast in downtown that has premier furnishings and modern updates like USB ports, free Wi-Fi and Apple TV. 

A cool island vibe and relaxed theme at The Christopher only adds to its overall ambience. It’s a combination of upscale New England charm with a flare of Caribbean Island-style all blissfully blended in a captivating Victorian-era building. Think pristine white walls and linens with nautical blue and other rich, colorful accents. 

Guests at The Christopher can find solitude in their cushy rooms or chillax under the hotel’s shady canopy at the courtyard. Mix up a beverage at the inn’s one-of-a-kind BYOB Mixer Bar or take a short walk to explore all the awesome dining or nightlife options just down the street. Centrally located, The Christopher is the perfect starting point because you’re never too far from anything at Edgartown Harbor. 

 

Summercamp

Summercamp

Summercamp in Oak Bluffs stays true to the region’s noted history as a warm-weather haven, but it’s great all year around when you need a little break from the monotony. Formerly the Wesley Inn, the recently remodeled inn is bright and energizing from the minute you walk in the front door. Fresh colors and a vibrant atmosphere are a perfect mix with the retro touches and nostalgic charm that’s incorporated in the unique design of the inn.

The inn is pet-friendly and has a few accommodating room setups for guests. Guestrooms have a pleasing combination of neutrals and bright colors. Discerning guests should try the spacious Lark Suite for a memorable experience. Families will love the selection of choice rooms that feature comfy beds for adults and even some fun bunk beds for kids. 

Guests can spend their days relaxing on the deck, playing Twister or ping-pong in the game room, or catching a few rays on the nearby sandy beach. Or head downtown for upscale dining, light eats, coffee shops, people watching and eclectic retailers in Oak Bluffs. There’s a new adventure every step of the way. Just be sure to grab a snack and soda from the Camp Canteen before leaving Summercamp for your outing. You’re going to need energy for all the fun that awaits!

 

The Sydney

The Sydney, part of the Edgartown Collection

The Sydney sits in the heart of downtown Edgartown and is only steps from the ferry to Chappaquiddick. The inn is an old captain’s residence and there’s an award-winning restaurant on the first floor of the Victorian-era building. The boutique hotel is on the upper levels and presents eight stylish guest rooms in the Captain’s House and 14 additional rooms in a new addition. It was formerly known as The Fallon before the complete makeover and recent improvements. 

The inn has its own flavor and charm, highlighted by fine touches like high ceilings, intricate crown molding, chandeliers and hardwood floors. The Sydney puts together the history of yesteryear and the conveniences of today all in one splendid setting that makes it a gem of Martha’s Vineyard. 

Downstairs, the renowned l’etoile restaurant is one of the area’s best fine dining establishments and has a locally inspired menu with all fresh ingredients that are unmatched. Nearby attractions range from art galleries and upscale retailers to a few quaint ma-and-pa shops. 

 

Kelley House

Kelley House

If you’re seeking old school New England authenticity, then Kelley House in Edgartown is your spot. The Martha’s Vineyard hotel has been greeting guests since before Thomas Jefferson was born. (Jefferson was born in 1743, the inn opened in 1742.) The boutique inn is only steps from the ocean and offers lodging across four separate buildings. Each building has its own enchantment, each draped in New England nostalgia but filled with modern touches.  

At the base of the Kelley House, the Colonial pub serves up classic favorites from the U.S. and across the pond. Order up some renowned fish and chips from the local waters or dig into a plate to British favorites like bangers and mash. To wash it down, enjoy a draft, craft brew or creative cocktail at the Newes at America’s Pub. The entire inn is family-friendly and kids will love the unique micro-brew root beer.

Guests can kick back in graciously appointed rooms with elegant furnishing and plush linens. Around the property, guests can enjoy the seaside, eat a meal, have a drink with friends or plan an unforgettable outing. A stay at the inn is a must for anyone who wants to enjoy the casual elegance and classic charm of Martha’s Vineyard!