Meetings & Retreats
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Harbor View Hotel is a preferred destination for group events and retreats. Located on the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard, our iconic hotel is only a 45-minute ferry ride from Cape Cod and a direct flight from 12 cities, including Boston and New York. Overlooking Edgartown Harbor and Lighthouse Beach, Harbor View Hotel offers a tranquil, upscale resort within walking distance of downtown Edgartown and most island activities. A recent group host commented, “Our guests loved being able to walk to town and explore the island without having to rely on group transportation.”
Multiple meeting rooms of various sizes provide the most meeting space of any venue on Martha’s Vineyard. Top-tier food and beverage options include our award-winning Bettini Restaurant, Roxy Pool Bar, Bettini Clubhouse, as well as the Great Lawn for cocktail parties and group events. Guests also enjoy an array of resort amenities and island activities, including complimentary bikes, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, oyster tours, sightseeing tours, bike excursions, and more.
Harbor View Hotel is a member of several prestigious travel networks, including Amex Fine Hotels and Resorts and Virtuoso Travel Network. In 2022, American Express Card Members chose Harbor View Hotel as one of the top 39 resorts in the American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts collection.
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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Harbor View Hotel for Your Next Meeting or Retreat
An Unbeatable Location
Harbor View Hotel enjoys stunning ocean and lighthouse views from its perch at the entrance of Edgartown Harbor — the Vineyard’s premier sailing and yachting location. With our proximity to town, the harbor and beaches, there is no need for rental cars. Most island activities are within walking distance of the hotel. Getting here is easy. Enjoy an island destination that is only an hour and a half drive to the ferry from Boston and a short, direct flight from New York, Boston, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Newark, New Bedford, Nantucket and Hyannis.
Newly Renovated Rooms and Facilities
Fresh spaces inspire and rejuvenate. After 130 years, the Harbor View Hotel has been thoroughly refurbished and redesigned with a $15 million renovation. All the meeting spaces, restaurants, guest rooms and common areas have been revamped. The gorgeous, landscape design features hundreds of roses throughout the property, English gardens around the great lawn, brick lined walkways, as well as blue stone and IPE wood around the pool deck. Outdoor spaces have been freshened up with a new pool bar (The Roxy Pool Bar) and new furniture on the Veranda and around the pool.
Work hard and then relax. Your guests can enjoy the heated, saltwater, outdoor pool, brand-new fitness center, beautiful outdoor spaces, spectacular ocean views, golf cart shuttles to beach and town, as well as complimentary bikes and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. In the room, indulge in Molton Brown bath products, Frette linens, Nespresso Coffee machines, luxe robes, complimentary WiFi, and wireless speakers.
Oh, The Things You Can Do
From sunset wine-tasting cruises, beach outings, guided walking, hiking and bike tours to seaside golfing, schooner sailing and Edgartown retail excursions, the things to do on Martha’s Vineyard are as unique as they are plentiful. We can help you organize group outings or guide your guests to activities they can enjoy at their leisure.
Martha’s Vineyard’s Best Dining
Bettini Restaurant offers the best water views on Martha’s Vineyard overlooking the Edgartown Harbor and Lighthouse. Paris has The Ritz. Venice has Harry’s Bar. And Martha’s Vineyard has Bettini. Overseen by culinary director Hart Lowry, whose provenance includes James Beard award winning restaurants in Boston and Manhattan, Bettini is understated glitz at its finest. Upscale, contemporary American cuisine with a farm-and-sea to table philosophy and a top tier wine cellar.
Harbor View Hotel is part of the Virtuoso Travel Network and American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts. Being a part of these networks not only requires beautiful facilities, but also exceptional service. Every critical aspect of your meeting – from detailed staging and flawless implementation to recreational activities and island transportation – will be deftly executed by the hotel’s expert Events Management Team, a consummate group of professionals intent on making your event an unparalleled success.
Awards & Accolades
The Harbor View Hotel has had many awards & accolades over the years. Here is a highlight.
AAA Four Diamond Award
Martha’s Vineyard Magazine – “Best Hotel, General Excellence” 2015-2020
U.S. News & World Report – “11 Best Hotels in Martha’s Vineyard” 2019
Boston Magazine – “Best Martha’s Vineyard Wedding Venue” 2019
Cape Cod Magazine – “Best Hotel on the Vineyard”
New England Travel – “Best of New England”
Year after year, and season after season, the historic Harbor View Hotel is proud to provide memorable Martha’s Vineyard experiences.
- “The Harbor View is definitely the nicest hotel on the Vineyard. They had very friendly service, great views, nice pool area with food & beverage services.” – Trip Advisor, Sept. 24, 2020
- “Amazing Anniversary Getaway – I second all of the other reviews about the quality of property and service, so I’ll take a moment to talk about the extra mile they went for us.” – Trip Advisor, Sept. 22, 2020
- “From the minute we booked a reservation, it was clear the level of service was going to impress.” – Trip Advisor, Sept. 15, 2020
- “Best dinner we had on the island! Everything was great!” – Open Table, Sept. 11, 2020
- “Incredible property with amazing staff members. This hotel certainly gives you the true Martha’s Vineyard luxury stay. ” – Trip Advisor, Sept. 7, 2020
- “You have to come to see for yourself” – Google, August 26, 2020
Amazing All Year Around
Harbor View Hotel is a spectacular place to come anytime of the year. Summer offers the most outdoor activities, while Fall and Spring are equally beautiful offering more space to yourselves at a better price. The holidays are magical for parties and annual meetings. The rooms, meeting spaces, dining and views are luxurious all year round. Off season, guests can enjoy hiking, walking on the beach, art galleries, shopping and site-seeing. Choose the dates that work for your business, and Harbor View Hotel will offer your guests an unforgettable experience.
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The welcoming staff, the coastally inspired décor, the airy atmosphere, and the amazing views make for a destination that you just want to return to year after year.