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The Dockside Inn

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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Outstanding ownership and staff they really have payed attention to the details of the business model from the lobby, snack room, outside patio ,rooms balcony ,grounds and not to mention a room full of beach equipment like games,chairs, umbrellas, coolers and beach towels

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Reviewed 6 September 2014

I have stayed all over the US and abroad, and my experience recently at the Dockside Inn ranks among the best! The owner takes time to greet all his customers, the staff is experienced and super friendly, and the room / grounds are extremely clean and tastefully decorated. And the location cannot be beat, nor can the price!! Certainly the...

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1Thank Robert C
Mass
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We always thought Block Island was the place to make our annual summer getaway until this year. The Dockside Inn and the friendly staff changed our future plans. Clean,Quiet, Friendly,and much more will keep us coming back. I hope this doesnt ruin our secret getaway !!

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1Thank Whamajama
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

I almost did review Dockside Inn because I will essentially same the same thing as everyone else. This place is wonderful! Room 35 was perfect for my girls trip to Martha's Vineyard. Three of us comfortably shared the room and loved the proximity of our room to the outdoor shower. We joked and said room 35 comes with two bathrooms...

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2Thank PSWPharmD
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 August 2014

One of the best locations. Right off the Ferry 5 minutes to your hotel. Our room overlooked the ferry landing and the action on the streets. You are close to everything dining, shopping, beaches. The hotel is very clean and our room was one with a separate room with a pull out couch and then our room had a king...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

I can not write enough positive things about this hotel. Normally in the Vineyard it's customary to rent a house to be close to friends- however that's exactly what my stay at the Dockside Inn entailed. I felt like I was surrounded by friends and family :) The hotel is beautiful and in the perfect location. The owners have thought...

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Watertown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 August 2014

We enjoyed our stay at The Dockside Inn. The room was very clean and the breakfast/snacks/coffee were a nice surprise. The Inn's beach amenities were great- beach chairs, coolers, umbrellas, beach towels. The front desk staff were very welcoming and helpful during our stay! A few things worth mentioning: the bed was not comfortable, mattress was too soft and we...

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Boca raton
Reviewed 10 August 2014

The Dockside Inn is located right across from the ferry and is in the best town on the vineyard. The owner John was awesome and helped us with restaurants, and things we needed to see on the island. He is an amazing guy and really cares about his guests. I highly recommend the Dockside Inn!! I hope to make it...

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1Thank Margaret7131960
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Dockside Inn is a perfect place to stay in Oak Bluffs. So convenient to the ferry and restaurants yet in a quieter corner of the dock. The room was confortable and the employees were all very helpful. Loved the snack/coffee room and the addition of having beach supplies made everything so easy. Will definitely return!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 August 2014

My daughter and I stayed at this hotel during a friend's family event. It was an awesome experience for us since it was our first time at the Vineyards. The hotel is close to everything, we walked everywhere. The staff were great, and the coffee, fruits, snacks in the common kitchen a great treat. It was a cool to cold...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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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: $132 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
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.”
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