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The Dockside Inn

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Salem, New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Dockside Inn is a very convenient place to stay if one wants to be in the Oak Bluffs center area. For Martha's Vineyard in the height of summer, the room prices are manageable. They have a storage room for luggage if you get there early, or need to store before leaving the island. There is a great beach supply...

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Caleb_Caldwell, Guest Relations Manager at The Dockside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing in to share your experience with us; we are glad that you appreciated our location, staff, amenities, etc. We do apologize for the street noise that you experienced; you were here at a particularly busy time of the season and yes, the various delivery trucks can start their day early and that can be a bother...

Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We had a great time on our first trip to Martha's Vineyard! Dockside Inn was a great location to the ferry. Desk staff was great. Very informed with suggestions. The solarium was well equipped with snacks, coffee, treats etc. It is situated right near shopping and restaurants and everything was within walking distance to the Dockside!

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a fabulous location in the center of Oak Bluffs. You are a few minutes away from the harbor, Circuit Ave and lots of attractions, rental cars, including start points for tours. We got room 1 right o the front porch with rocking chairs and big lawn couches. The room was well airconditioned and the staff serviced...

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Cookies upon checking in. Clean, updated room. Room full of FREE snacks, muffins, etc. and coffee! Shed filled with beach stuff to use. Room to store bags in when you check out and want to stay longer. Great Location, easy walk from Oak Bluffs ferry. You can walk right out the door and walk to everything including the beach. Very...

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Caleb_Caldwell, Guest Relations Manager at The Dockside Inn, responded to this review

Thanks!!! You really have noted the essence of what the Dockside Inn is. We are so glad that you stayed with us and we look forward to having you back again!

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you enjoy residing in the heart of the action you will appreciate the Dockside Inn. John, the proprietor will make you feel at home immediately. We stayed on the 2nd floor in the front of the Inn. The location is truly perfect and although you may hear the trucks in the morning it's only momentarily and not that big...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed here as our home base to explore the Island. The rooms are comfortable, updated and clean. There are beach chairs, towels and coolers for the beach too. My only comment would be that while there is a breakfast area they call the "solarium" that is open most of the day where you can obtain coffee and continental breakfast...

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Boston
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I'm struggling with how many circles to give -- 3 or 4. If 3.5 were an option that's what I would rate. This inn is located dead center in the middle of all the action in Oak Bluffs. Walkable to ferry, restaurants, beach and OB attractions. There is a nice offering of amenities including a towel and beach equipment room...

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Caleb_Caldwell, Guest Relations Manager at The Dockside Inn, responded to this review

We are please that this guest stayed with us and has noted so many of the great amenities we offer our guests at the Dockside Inn. Our luggage room is made available to non-guests to store luggage for the day and it is a very valuable service. In four years of providing this service we have never had a piece...

Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Great place to stay. Located near everything in Oak Bluffs. Just pack your clothes and show up! Beach towel, umbrella, chair, cooler...everthing you could need for a day at the beach available to you. Snacks all day. Free water bottle was a very nice little adder. Great total package and very clean. Enjoyed our three nights away with some near...

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Caleb_Caldwell, Guest Relations Manager at The Dockside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! We're so glad that you took advantage of our wonderful and always complimentary amenities, from the beach towels, chairs, coolers and umbrellas to our Solarium Snack Room, always stocked with sweet and salty snacks of every variety, fresh baked afternoon cookies, and complimentary Dockside Inn logo water bottles. What's not to love! we look...

Reviewed 5 August 2016

We look forward to a peaceful vineyard vacation, but it takes time to get there. Every year the Island seems to get busier and more crowded so we avoid weekend visits. We make our way through the crowds of tourists coming in from every direction, the sun beats down harshly on my balding head. It is noisy, horns honking, trucks...

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The location is very convenient to everything in Oak Bluff. We picked a room on the rear side (#27) and it was quiet at night although the front side would get a better view but some noise from the activity on the street. The TV cable has lots of channels. The cleaning staff kept the room beautifully clean. The bed...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Get Away & Play. The Dockside Inn is Oak Bluffs hospitality & elegance at its best - built in 1989, the hotel has the conveniences of a new modern facility including 22 regular guest rooms. All rooms have Queen beds - some with two. All feature air conditioning, cable TV, in-room refrigerators, and free WiFi. All rooms are comfortably furnished for your vacation. Our location on the Oak Bluffs Harbor is just steps from restaurants, boutiques, beaches, boating, ferries, buses and so much more! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dockside Inn

Address: 9 Circuit Ave Extension, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Oak Bluffs
Price Range: £77 - £174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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The Dockside Hotel Oak Bluffs
The Dockside Inn Oak Bluffs, MA - Martha's Vineyard
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“2nd floor front side- nice views of harbor.”
m_ch_llem, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
pam07090, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Suite 34 best views”
MelissaL53, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Get a harbor view!”
P4050DNjasona, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“My room was on the second floor at the back and was quiet; no water view, but breezy. Comfortable chairs on deck.”
marthaBrunswick, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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