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June 20, 2024

The Best Hotels on Martha’s Vineyard

Travel + Leisure
"Choose from our list of editor-loved properties and T+L award winners.”

May 29, 2024

A Local’s Guide to Martha’s Vineyard

Boston Common Magazine
"Savor every moment of this estival escape, thanks to island expert Bernard Chiu. As the owner of the destination’s most sought-after stay, the Harbor View Hotel (harborviewhotel.com), he curated the perfect day of isle delights.”

Harbor View Hotel Hosts Six Signature Events at the 2024 Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival

Press Release
"Harbor View Hotel is delighted to announce its partnership with the esteemed 2024 Martha's Vineyard Food &Wine Festival, an event that continues to propel the island's culinary landscape to new heights.”

Behind the View: A New Cocktail Lounge Opens May 23, 2024 at Harbor View Hotel

Press Release
"Harbor View Hotel proudly announces the opening of Behind the View, a casual, yet lively cocktail lounge nestled within the historic walls of the renowned hotel.”

March 1, 2024

Massachusetts Lottery’s new “Jaws” scratch ticket will send winners to Martha’s Vineyard

CBS NEWS
"Win a trip to Martha's Vineyard and Harbor View Hotel.”

November 28, 2023

A love story blossoms on Martha’s Vineyard.

Love Inc.
"Generational ties to the New England retreat found Natasha and Colin exchanging vows at Harbor View Hotel, an historic hotel holding court over Edgartown Lighthouse and the Atlantic Ocean—and the place where Colin’s grandparents were married."

November 15, 2023

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2023

Condé Nast Traveler
Harbor View Hotel was awarded Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Award in the exclusive list of Top Hotels in the Northeast. Over 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted tens of thousands of ratings, and we are proud to be among the destinations to which they most longed to return once they were able to travel again.

November 1, 2023

Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival 2023

Harbor View Hotel Kicks Off The 2023 Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival with Two Nights of Exquisite Culinary Events.

October 11, 2023

2023 Mass Save Climate Leader

Harbor View Hotel Named 2023 Mass Save® Climate Leader for Outstanding Commitment to Energy Efficiency
Recognition highlights Harbor View Hotel’s continued efforts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and leading the state to a clean energy future.

September 14, 2023

Best Island Getaways in the USA

Luxury Travel Magazine
"From New England's favored summer locales to the tropical beaches in the Florida Keys, here are the best island vacations in the USA.”

Where To Vacation This Labor Day: Martha’s Vineyard’s Harbor View Hotel

Haute Living
"Martha’s Vineyard is a little slice of paradise.”

August 30, 2023

A Letter from the Publisher: Boston Common Attends the 132nd Birthday Party at Harbor View Hotel

Boston Common
"Francesca Mills Purcell and Bernard Chiu celebrating the Harbor View Hotel’s 132nd birthday.”

21 Romantic Getaways in New England: The Best Places to Visit & Stay

The Knot
"The Harbor View Hotel is the ultimate destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway away from it all.”

August 3, 2023

Harbor View Hotel Gets A Godwink

Last Thursday, July 27th, SQuire Rushnell, Louise Duart and Sissy Biggers delivered a rip-roaring, hilarious, brilliant and emotional tribute celebrating the Harbor View Hotel's 132nd anniversary and its owner, Bernard Chiu.

New York Post: Page Six

New York Post: Page Six
The iconic Martha's Vineyard resort Harbor View Hotel celebrated its 132 anniversary with a $30 million renovation “to bring the hotel back to its original luxury standards”.

August 2, 2023

Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards 2023 – Best of Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator
Since 1981, Wine Spectator has been honoring restaurants with extraordinary wine programs.

July 21, 2023

From Inventor to Hotel Owner

Vineyard Gazette
Bernard Chiu, investor, inventor and owner of the Harbor View Hotel.

The Ultimate Martha’s Vineyard Travel Guide

Observer
Here's everything to know if you're planning a trip to Martha's Vineyard.

Hottest Happenings and Coolest Places to Stay

BOAT International
Martha's Vineyard, the Elite Summer Haven

June 30, 2023

Boston’s Luxe List: Boston’s Finest

Boston Common Magazine
Travel in style to New England's most luxurious destinations.

February 22, 2023

OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award – Most Notable Wine List

OPENTABLE
Top 10 Diners' Choice Winners in Cape Cod and the Islands.

OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award – Most Scenic View

OPENTABLE
Top 10 Diners' Choice Winners in Cape Cod and the Islands.

Amex Travel Announces Fine Hotels + Resorts® Card Member Favorites – Harbor View Hotel

AMEX TRAVEL
Harbor View Hotel has been chosen based on standout Card Member feedback and recommendations. This includes a careful assessment that was conducted across all the program properties based on positive digital survey feedback, Card Member bookings, bi-annual Scorecards, production, on-time fee payments, and market dynamics.

August 11, 2022

Food & Wine Dinner to Support the MV Boys & Girls Club

Annual Food & Wine Dinner
100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club!

July 19, 2022

Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards 2022 – Best of Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator
Since 1981, Wine Spectator has been honoring restaurants with extraordinary wine programs.

July 7, 2022

A Guide to Martha’s Vineyard

Travel + Leisure
Heres, everything you need to know to plan the perfect Martha's Vineyard vacation.

Best of Cape & Islands 2022

Cape Cod Life
Best Hotel & Resorts and Wedding Venue

Best of the Vineyard 2022 – General Excellence

Vineyard Gazette
Each year Martha's Vineyard Magazine asks its readers to vote for the best and brightest in local food, shopping, entertainment, outdoor adventures, and more.

Best of the City

Boston Common Magazine
Where to get a dose of wanderlust in New England

June 7, 2022

5 Awe-Inspiring Destinations to Visit this Summer

Clientele Luxury Magazine
Kate Benson Travel Editor takes readers to interesting places this Summer.

May 18, 2022

Bettini Launches a Spectacular Wine Room

The Harbor View Hotel is excited to introduce the Wine Room at Bettini Restaurant. The Wine Room was constructed over the winter and is now open for guests to enjoy. Located in the main dining room of Bettini Restaurant, the wine room has the capacity to store over 2,000 bottles of wine in a climate-controlled environment with separate zones for red and white.

March 7, 2022

BOAT INTERNATIONAL: MARCH ISSUE

BOAT INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE
The hotel dates back to 1891, but the recent multi-million-dollar renovation has ensured the resort is far from resting on its laurels.

12 Most Romantic Getaways in New England

COSMOPOLITAN
Yes, the view seems far too good to be true but that's just the beginning, my friends.

How Martha’s Vineyard Became a Welcoming Oasis for Generations of Black Travelers

ROBB REPORT
The vast majority of people who come to Martha’s Vineyard, of all nationalities and colors, come because it’s a destination where they feel comfortable and that’s proactively welcoming.

October 5, 2021

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

Condé Nast Traveler
Harbor View Hotel was awarded fourth place by Condé Nast Traveler readers in the exclusive list of Top 30 Hotels in the Northeast. Over 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted tens of thousands of ratings, and we are proud to be among the destinations to which they most longed to return once they were able to travel again.

2021 Food & Wine Dinner with Chef Alex Pineda

Chopped Finalist & Executive Chef Alex Pineda Is Coming to Bettini Restaurant at Harbor View Hotel for the Annual Food & Wine Dinner on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

September 7, 2021

Martha’s Vineyard in the Fall: An Insider’s Guide

Wall Street Journal
Tuck into an elegant supper or breakfast at this historic hotel’s restaurant Bettini or have drinks on the deck opposite Edgartown lighthouse.

10 of the Best Places to Stay on Cape Cod and the Islands

USA Today
Dating to 1891, this chic resort on Lighthouse Beach, about half a mile from Edgartown’s center...

July 28, 2021

Boston’s Luxe List: Staycations & Getaways

Boston Common Magazine
The Harbor View Hotel celebrates 130 years this summer, and its luxe appeal maintains its spot among the best on Martha's Vineyard.

July 22, 2021

Five of Our Favorite Northeastern Getaways

Citizen Femme
A celebrated icon for over 130 years, the property received a top-to-bottom renovation in 2019, including the addition of a four-bedroom penthouse suite and two new restaurants Bettini and Roxy Pool Bar.

DuJour: Summer Issue

DuJour Media
The Harbor View Hotel, the island's largest year round resort.

Vineyard Classic: The Harbor View Hotel Celebrates 130 Years

Boston Common Magazine
The Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard celebrates 130 years, a major renovation and a season of activities.

July 21, 2021

Swimming for a Cause

MV Times
Bernard Chiu, on behalf of the Harbor View Hotel, donated $10,000 to the cause.

July 6, 2021

2021 Best Hotel, General Excellence: Harbor View Hotel

Each year Martha's Vineyard Magazine asks its readers to vote for the best and brightest in local lodging, food, shopping, entertainment, outdoor adventures, and more.

Travel + Leisure: 13 Amazing Asian American American owned Hotels in the U.S.

Travel + Leisure
Bernard Chiu has overseen New England real estate and hospitality assets through his company, Upland Capital Corporation, since 1998, but it's the Harbor View Hotel in Martha's Vineyard, which he acquired in 2018, that has particularly special meaning.

June 4, 2021

2021 Best of Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod LIFE'S Annual Reader's Choice Awards

May 19, 2021

Chronicle: Main Streets and Back Roads featuring Harbor View Hotel and Martha’s Vineyard

WCVB-TV Channel 5

April 20, 2021

Travel + Leisure Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

Travel + Leisure
It List: 2021: Our Editors' Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

March 26, 2021

Curated Guest Experiences

Harbor View Hotel launches collection of curated guest experiences for 2021 season on Martha's Vineyard.

October 30, 2020

The 130 Year Old Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard Just Unveiled a Major Renovation

Boston Common Magazine
Which is why it’s heartening to see the 130-year-old, 117-room Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard unveil a striking renovation.

September 29, 2020

2020 Best of Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod LIFE'S Annual Reader's Choice Awards

September 28, 2020

2020 Best Hotel, General Excellence: Harbor View Hotel

Each year Martha's Vineyard Magazine asks its readers to vote for the best and brightest in local lodging, food, shopping, entertainment, outdoor adventures, and more.

September 11, 2020

Escape To Martha’s Vineyard This Fall

Forbes, JQ Louise, Forbes Travel Contributor
And while not all of us are fortunate enough to have a stylish second home by the water, thanks to the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard we can pretend that we do. Find out why you need to escape to Martha’s Vineyard this Fall and stay at the newly renovated Harbor View Hotel.

August 16, 2020

A Return to the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown in a Brave New World

Boston Globe, Boston Globe, Megan Lisagor Stoessell
I last came to the Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard about a decade ago. Back then, my husband and I escaped summer in Boston for a weekend away with friends from New York.

June 8, 2020

Roxana Grand Opening

The Roxana is a new take on classic Martha's Vineyard. Bringing 51 completely redesigned guestrooms to the iconic property, the opening of The Roxana building marks the completion of the hotels top-to-bottom transformation.

May 18, 2020

Bettini Restaurant Launches Takeout Service

Culinary director, Chef Lowry, selected items from the much anticipated new menu at Bettini Restaurant that will offer guests an epicurean delight at home.

April 5, 2020

Hotels Around the World Share the View From Their Windows for Everyone Stuck at Home

Travel + Leisure
View of the ocean, lighthouse, outer harbor, and Chappaquiddick Island from the Presidential Skyhouse at the Harbor View Hotel.

April 1, 2020

Harbor View Hotel Accepted into Virtuoso, an Exclusive Luxury Travel Network

Harbor View Hotel has been accepted into Virtuoso®’s exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners, comprised of more than 2,000 preferred suppliers in 100 countries.

January 4, 2020

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September 2, 2019

Summer’s Not Over Yet! 8 Ways to Extend Your Vacation

New York Times
September is most frequently cited as the best month to enjoy Martha’s Vineyard,” said Chris Bird, the general manager of the Harbor View Hotel. “It’s truly still summer without the crowds and high humidity.”

August 29, 2019

Is Classic French Technique Still Relevant In Today’s Culinary World?

The Manuel
Executive chef Patrice Martineau of the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, agrees, adding that “classic technique is the foundation of all cuisines in the world.

The Best Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways To Book This Year

Haute Living
The Vineyard, despite being home to millionaires, billionaires and some of the world’s top actors and musicians, there is a surprising lack of luxury hotels. Cue the Harbor View Hotel, a beautiful piece of property by the Edgartown lighthouse, which just underwent a $15 million renovation, with more to come.

August 20, 2019

Iconic Hotel Gets Multi-Million-Dollar Rehab

Boston Globe
Everything old is new again at the 128-year-old Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard. Offering spectacular views of Edgartown Harbor, the storied hotel revealed a new look this summer, after a $15 million renovation that elevated every aspect of the guest experience.

March 6, 2019

Reopening Announcement

The renovation will introduce a fresh design throughout the hotel’s guest rooms and public spaces.

January 11, 2018

Upland Capital Corporation Acquires Harbor View

Upland Capital Corporation, founded by Bernard Chiu, has acquired Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Why Choose Us?

Best Hotel on Martha's Vineyard

Best Location on Martha's Vineyard

No other resort on Martha’s Vineyard enjoys the dazzling views of seaside life and proximity to the island’s best shopping, restaurants, galleries and cultural experiences.

Renovation and Renaissance

After 130 years, the Harbor View Hotel has been thoroughly refurbished and redesigned with a $15 million renovation. Every square inch of the property is beautifully revamped.

Amenities

Heated, saltwater, outdoor pool, brand new fitness center, spectacular ocean views, golf cart shuttles to beach and town, as well as Mercedes-Benz vehicles and bicycles for guest use.

A trip to the beautiful Island of Martha's Vineyard is only a few clicks away.