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New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

If you are looking for modern conveniences, this is not for you - but if you love antiques, interesting décor, peace and relaxation - this is the place! Granted, it is a very old house but I found it to be lovely and interesting. I had a wonderful time and Stanley (owner) was the perfect host and made me feel... More 

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Massachusetts
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We wanted a beachfront location with breakfast and a close walk into town. The location was great, but the breakfast was not good. We never ate there, but went into town instead. We almost never saw the owner. The beach chairs were very uncomfortable. They were probably ok for teenagers that don't mind practically sitting on the ground. The grounds... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a lovely character house in a good location but the house itself desperately needs refurbishing. If the wind blows, there's a fair chance that it will blow through the gaps in your window frame into the room, and through the gaps in the old boarded interior of your room directly from the outside, because there's no insulation. I... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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Reviewed 29 April 2015

Despite the several extreme reviews on this property and the management, we found our overall experience to be just fine. My girlfriend and I were looking for a quite getaway to ourselves, and we found just that at The Samoset and had a great time. The few times that we saw the management, they were pleasant, but mostly un-involved, which... More 

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Brentwood, New Hampshire
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53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2013

The Samoset was built in 1873 and much of it remains in its original state. This is what gives it much of its charm. The furnishings are eclectic with some of them dating from the original period. (The mattress was new and very comfortable.) If you are looking for a full-service modern hotel, this is not for you. If you... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

This beautiful historic home is truly a gem on the Vineyard. My Husband and I were looking for last minute accommodations for one night...impossible to find, we thought! Marlene wrote back immediately offering a room for the night and was so accommodating to our specific needs. From the time we checked in we were treated like family...even put up in... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed this place and it was absolutely the worst experience ever. The Inn was a run-down place but it was almost only one place left in the peak season. We read several very bad reviews, including those warning of attitude of inn-keepers but we thought it might be a subjective judgement. It was really a mistake. The Inn was... More 

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Laurel Springs, New Jersey
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Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

My husband and I wanted a place to stay in MV that was close to the ferry, as we were traveling by bike with beach chairs and provisions for a couple days. We were happy with the Samoset. We have stayed at B & B's and know they each have their quirks. The substitute innkeeper was friendly and accommodating. We... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

This B&B was all I'd hoped for in a getaway on MV. The house mother "Velgrad" is hilarious and ensures that you're well-taken care of, even offering her personal umbrella of it rains. The location is lovely, just steps away from the beach and the sunset view from the porch is stunning. Top it off with a Portugese Muffin and... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
1 review
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Reviewed 27 September 2012

Location location location! Samoset On the Sound was the perfect place for my husband and I. We felt very comfortable there. It was like staying with family. We were not looking for a fancy place just a comfortable bed to sleep in with a nice view and close to everything. You absolutely cannot stay in a better location for the... More 

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Additional Information about The Samoset On The Sound

Address: 65 Sea View Avenue, Corner of Samoset & Seaview Avenues, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557 (Formerly Arend's Samoset-on-the-Sound)
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Oak Bluffs
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Samoset On The Sound Oak Bluffs, MA - Martha's Vineyard
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“The front rooms and the Bridal Suite have ocean views. The "A" room, named for the shape formed by the roof line, is very small. One has a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Dr_Marc_Wilson, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view. Bridal Suite is roomy and has couch and private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles CynthiaW872, 13 Oct 2013 | Read review
“First of all, not to choose this place, but if you still go, not to take any rooms next to the bathrooms, as you need to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles doranobi, 3 Sep 2013 | Read review
“the porch room! get the porch room!”
 of 5 bubbles rchambo, 27 Sep 2012 | Read review
“If you have to do it take the Pagoda room. We had this one..its near the bathroom but doesnt share a wall with it, and it is spacious enough with a queen bed.”
 of 5 bubbles moynihana, 20 Aug 2012 | Read review
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