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11 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

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“Great Venue for Large Group”
Reviewed 14 June 2018 for a stay in June 2018
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We spend a wonderful week at the Captain Morse House, which was rented for my son's wedding. My son and his bride wanted a "destination wedding" and the Morse House in Edgartown was the perfect place. We had a total of 20 guests who were comfortably accommodated. Many traveled in from the Midwest and were first time visitors to the area. They were impressed by the grandeur of the house and the many nautical themed pictures which adorn the walls. Having everyone under one roof certainly made the logistics of an event like a wedding much easier.

The kitchen and food preparation areas are first-rate. The two kitchens are well stocked with every imaginable kitchen gadget or pot and pan, as well as enough place settings for almost any sized group. One of the two kitchens features a six-burner range that would please any gourmet chef.

Although the Captain Morse House is an old house, what is most impressive is everything works. The plumbing is great, and all the showers have an impressive amount of water pressure. The electrical system is modern and unlike some old houses, you can simultaneously run the coffee maker and microwave and not pop circuit breakers. There is a great WiFi setup, and several big screen TV's. We didn't spend much time indoors watching TV as the weather was perfect when we were there, but you could do that on a rainy day.

As there is limited parking at the house, I would recommend off-island guests leave their cars on the mainland. Getting around the island is easy using the VTA buses, taxis, or Uber. Once in Edgartown, guests really don't need cars, as there are dozens of shops and restaurants nearby within easy walking distance. Adventurous types can use one of the bikes available for guests to go exploring around other parts of the island.

Overall, the Captain Morse House is a wonderful venue for any event that involves a large group of people. It's perfect for weddings, family reunions, or corporate retreats. If you decide the rent the house, I am sure you will enjoy it and the Edgartown area as much as we did.

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demuciob
Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Marvelous house”
Reviewed 15 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

The house is a piece of Martha's Vineyard history with all modern conveniences of today.
We were four families (20 people) including 9 young children, and the comforts that the house offers allowed independent activities by age groups as well as joint activities.
Mr. Platt (Its owner), is a very meticulous man who is always available to make our stay as good as it really was.
It is difficult to tell in words how wonderful was our stay in Captain´s Morse House.
Whoever goes to this house will not regret it.

Your age range 50-64
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Paul S
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“Great for large parties”
Reviewed 5 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We have just spent a wonderful week at the Captain Morse House. Twenty six members of our family celebrating my husband’s birthday. The house is very spacious and confortable, the furniture is beautifully kept and the kitchen is well stocked with all one can require for such a big crowd. Platt (the owner) was very helpful and always available to help if needed.
We can warmly recommend a vacation in this house for a large gathering.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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kevintsch...
Arlington, Virginia
1 review
“Beautiful Historic Property- Well Stocked and Friendly Service”
Reviewed 29 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We stayed here for my wedding weekend and hosted our rehearsal dinner in the backyard. The house is incredible, well stocked with virtually all the amenities of a hotel and then some (everything from extra sheets, soap, shampoo, etc., to a leaf blower we used to prepare for our dinner outside. Only "downside" was that every friend and family member in town wanted a tour of the house! It oozes with charm and history. Everything we needed to know about the house beforehand was evident if you read the listings and viewing the photos. The owner was friendly and prompt with communication. We would definitely recommend the Captain Morse House to a friend.

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Liked best: Historic charm
Liked least: Perhaps a little pricey but difficult to say given the relative lack of comparable rentals
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Nancy W
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“Stately Historic Home on Prestigious Water Street In Edgartown”
Reviewed 21 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Truly superb home with all the amenities and ideally located. It was a brief ten minute walk to fine dining and shops in Edgartown.
Staying in this elegant home was an experience in itself. It had all the finery and grandeur of a home of its significance but still felt warm and cozy for family gatherings.
Although the home is ideally suited for a family reunion with may adult couples and children in tow, my four sisters and our mother (who requires a wheel chair ) never felt lost in this grand home.
Highly recommend!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
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