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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Stayed for one night with my husband and 2 sons (18 & 21). My sons said that the Dockside ruined them for any other hotel anywhere. The staff was super; friendly and knowledgeable with plenty of good tips to make the most of our short stay. Our room was awesome - clean, comfortable and a beautiful view of the marina....

Thank Bamn9497
Norwell, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This hotel is amazing. The staff are all very friendly and beyond helpful! My first day there I was suffering from a massive migraine and the A/C was not working in our room. There was someone there to fix it in under ten minutes and someone on staff moved me into a cool room, turned off the lights for me...

Thank Lisa L
Niskayuna, New York
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Our stay at the Dockside Inn was part of our annual bicycling trip which also included Nantucket and part of the Cape mainland. This Inn was excellent! We loved it! There was only one room left when we booked and the person at the desk was friendly and happy he could reserve it for us (although pricey!) There was special...

Thank sherryisadancer
Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 August 2015

My husband, 2 year old, and I stayed one night this past weekend. Everyone was so welcoming and accommodating. My son ran through the lobby many times and was greeted with a smiling face each time. He loved his pirate rubber ducky he got to pick out! The facilities are so well maintained and clean. The Beach Gear Room is...

Thank jhourin
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

This place was recommended to us and we couldn't have been happier with our stay. The room was clean and tastefully decorated, bathroom perfect and clean. The location can't be beat within walking distance from everything and right on the "dockside"..! Owner was helpful and all staff was pleasant and couldn't have been more gracious. We can't wait to go...

Thank AndyBurke7
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The premises were spotless and lobby, backyard, and porches (with chairs) were welcoming with a relaxed atmosphere. Personnel visible and offering helpful tips for dining and entertainment. Would have preferred close by (walk to) beaches to be wider though swimming and sunning were possible. Slept without air conditioning as the outdoor breeze seemed constant.

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Great location. Modern and sparkling clean rooms. The Vineyard. Who could ask for more? Proprietor John Tiernan supplies it: coffee room with unbelievably thoughts treats and breakfast repasts. Towels, chairs and umbrellas to take to the beach. And a virtual concierge to answer every need. Close location to the ferry makes it extra-perfect for those with and without cars. Book...

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Very clean and in the heart of the happening Oak Bluffs. The staff is friendly and helpful! In addition to fruit, yogurt and other goodies. There are fresh pasties in the morning and cookies In the afternoon....coffee all day☕. They give you a number to text for any questions you may have and you get a response almost immediately:) We...

Thank Judy G
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Thank you John and Staff for a wonderful Girls Getaway Weekend! So many smart and wonderful touches. Surprise bottle of champagne. The snack room filled with ice cream, cookies , chips, coffee and my personal favorite , mint covered chocolate malted milk balls. 1st rate hair product, dark wash clothes for those who wear cosmetics. Love the fact that you...

Thank ptsougra
Caleb_Caldwell, Owner at The Dockside Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful comments! We're so pleased that you took advantage of everything that the Dockside Inn has to offer. John, our co-owner, is particularly hospitable and welcoming and strives to make every guest's experience the best it can be.

Lone Tree, Colorado
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The Dockside Inn has the "WOW" factor !! Great people , Great location , Great product !!! Attention to detail on every level !! Martha's Vineyard is a great place to visit with family and friends with shops and easy beach access.

Thank John Z

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • 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: $134 - $304 (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!”
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“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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