Start your day on the island with a fresh and handcrafted continental breakfast. We support fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Start your day right with a fresh breakfast. Our guest snack bar is stocked all day with light refreshments and snacks. If you want a full sit down meal, we are happy to recommend favorite Oak Bluffs restaurants & cafes, the Cardboard Box, Sweet Life, Red Cat, Nancy's, The Lookout, Backdoor Donuts , MV Salads & Offshore Tavern are just steps away on the main street and harbor. It is all super close and convenient to fuel your perfect island adventure.
Your comfort is our top priority we make every effort. In every room, you will find high speed Wi-Fi, Air Conditioning and premium bedding. There are beach towels, yoga mats and picnic blankets available for guest use at the front desk. Reserve one of our beach wagons early to carry your gear for a full day at the local Inkwell Beach. Our guest library has both classic and contemporary books for loan and we feature all of our writers books for sale. We have traditional board games. Looking for something different?Check out our special events calendar so you don't miss our garden and porch special showings. We feature well known writers and special guests every Sunday in the garden. Our annual art show is a showcase for emerging artists. We sponsor artist-in-residence and writers-in-residence that keep our creative juices flowing all summer long. You will notice original artwork on our walls from local and visiting artists. Our local pantry features handcrafted island artisans - honey, jam, sea salt and hot sauce made right on island.
Martha's Vineyard island, and the town of Oak Bluffs, has something for every one. A diverse and lively community with long tradition of welcoming everyone and respecting diverse points of view. On the beach you will find yoga in July and August, as well as a morning swimming club open for all. Historical tours of the Methodist campground, the African American heritage trail, the Native American reservation and the newly opened MV Museum help you uncover a rich history. With more than 100 miles+ of bike paths through colonial farms and victorian cottages, a rolling countryside and well groomed forest paths you can create your perfect summer day. Artisans festivals and art shows run all summer throughout the island. If you love the ocean take let an experienced fishing captain take you out on a deep sea adventure from up-island fishing town of Menemsha. Take a sunset kayak cruise around the pond or take a paddle-board lesson on the ocean. Whether this is your first visit, or you have been a guest for many seasons, we are here to help. Our staff is on hand and happy to help with any questions you may have or reservations you may need.
Classic victorian charm and hospitality.
All rooms restyled in 2019, more renovations to come in 2020. Prices vary based on size, amenities and seasonal demand.
Romantic, private and relaxing. One of the larger rooms with a King size bed and a balcony over looking Union Chapel and Narragansett Avenue. It has a private balcony over the front porch with an unobstructed view of Union Chapel and Circuit Avenue. Sleeps up to 2 people.
A smaller king featuring an octagonal balcony with corner views of Union Chapel and Circuit Avenue. This room has a private bathroom across the hall. Sleeps up to 2 people.
A special room that has the original octagon tower as a sitting area, a unique characteristic of the Victorian Gingerbread Cottages Martha's Vineyard. The tower has a small sitting area overlooking the garden below. Sleeps up to 2 people.
Our corner North East facing room upstairs, bathed in morning sunlight is perfect for two people who prefer to be in twin beds. Windows on three sides of this room make it bright and cherry way to start your perfect vineyard day. We can accommodate a King bed with prior notice. Sleeps up to 2 people.
This charming queen room is tucked away in the corner and has an element of privacy. It is named after the original etching over the door. A traditional vineyard cottage guest room. Each room has wi-fi, cable television, in room shower bathrooms and A/C. Sleeps up to 2 people.
This charming queen room is bathed in late morning sunshine. It is named after the original shell that is etched over the door. A traditional vineyard cottage guest room. Each room has wi-fi, cable television, in room shower bathrooms and A/C. Sleeps up to 2 people.
Our Union Queen room has picture perfect views over Union Chapel and a balcony that is perfect for sunbathing, reading or just relaxing. It is a guest favorite combining private outdoor space with perfect views. You will not want to leave. Sleeps up to 2 people.
Our corner queen room is bathed in sunshine and light from two perspectives, facing Samoset South and Circuit Avenue to the West. A charming vineyard cottage guest room with light and sunshine. Sleeps up to 2 people.
Vineyard cottages are known for their intricate handiwork and petite proportions. Our junior queens are perfect for guests who plan to spend most of their time exploring the vineyard. These rooms are smaller than our standard guest rooms yet have the same level of comfort and amenities. These rooms feature exterior entrances, high-speed wi-fi, cable television, in-room shower, bathroom and air-conditioning. Sleeps up to 2 people.
A guest favorite is our Corner "West Room" honors Vineyard writer Dorothy West. This room has a private exterior entrance directly onto the garden lawn as well as it's own kitchenette and sitting area. The West room has a king size bed, a small table. The studio faces the front of the house overlooking the lawn. Many guests like to book longer stays in this room as it has a private exterior entrance directly to the garden and its own kitchenette. Sleeps up to 2 people.
Named in honor of the Union Chapel that was built in 1870 (10 years before The Narragansett) This charming King room overlooks the garden with has an exterior entrance. It has recently been renovated to allow for a connecting family suite when you book Room #12 and Room #14 together. Each room sleeps 2 people.
Named in honor of the original name of Marthas Vineyard from the Wampanoag Native Americans. This room has a private interior entrance and an exterior entrance. It can be configured as a king or with two twin beds. It can also be connected to room 12 to make it a wonderful family suite for 4 people. Noepe room sleeps 2 people.
Named for the famous Oak Bluffs pond that is perfect for clamming, swimming and wind surfing. This is our only family suite that sleeps 4, connecting Rooms 12 & 14. A perfect choice for families and groups that want space and privacy. Sleeps up to 4 people.
Plan a retreat, a reunion, a wedding or a special gathering on the island. We have very special offer with extremely limited weekends in May and October to take over the entire whole house with breakfast included for the weekend. Daily breakfast and room cleaning are included. Very limited availability and available only on select weekends in May & October. Call us now to book your special event for 2020 season. Special events and lawn usage with prior permission by management.
The island has a long tradition of artists and writers coming to be inspired and inspire others with their work. We are pleased to partner with Noepe Center for Literary Arts, Featherstone Arts Institute and our wonderful Inkwell Project writers for a summer program. Join us for Writers Sundays in the Garden. Free for guests, register in advance to ensure space.
With so much to do what makes it a perfect vacation for you? There is morning yoga, polar bears ocean fitness and a swimming club just a few blocks away at the Inkwell Beach. Boats and bikes are available for rental right at the harbor. Pack a lunch and explore more than 100 miles of bike paths and forest trails. Go out with an island captain for an unforgettable day of deep sea fishing. Let us know how we can help you book your perfect stay, let us know in advance as popular activities book fast in the summer months.
A special offer with very limited availability perfect for weddings, reunions and anniversaries. We are offering long weekend full inn rentals for all 13 bedrooms sleeping 26 people in total. All rentals include breakfast and daily housekeeping as an option. Make a special memory for your special gathering. Available select weekends in May and October. Don't miss out. Booking now 2020.
We have been summer residents in Oak Bluffs for generations. We take great pride in maintaining a rich tradition of a friendly and respectful community, a rich and welcoming diversity of people and an openness to individual creativity. We view our house and porch as a community gathering place. We invite writers, artists, community leaders and historians to visit and share with our guests and the wider community. Oak Bluffs has been a gathering place for generations of people who respect diversity, and we are proud to continue that tradition at the Narragansett House.
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We are a beach community - laid-back, friendly, outdoorsy and artsy. We treat each other as neighbors and friends - even if we just met. The island has something for everyone - morning yoga or an afternoon of kayaking. A long a nap on the sand or a long bike ride to picture-perfect picnic spot. Sometimes the best choice is relaxing on the porch or the garden. We are pleased to present small talks in our garden and porch with some of our most talented neighbors and island friends.
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Our first writer to join us in the garden for the summer season. We are so happy to have Ginger join us in the garden to discuss her book which is a perfect beach read, "In the Heart of Texas". Ginger, a vineyard summer resident will share her inspiration behind her book and vibrant characters. Wine tasting to follow reading and discussion.
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We are honored to have Naomi Jackson, author of The Star Side of Bird Hill join us in the garden. Her book was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, long-listed for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and various literary awards. Jackson studied fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. A graduate of Williams College, her work has appeared in literary journals and magazines in the United States and abroad. She is the recipient of numerous residencies and fellowships. Jackson was born and raised in Brooklyn by West Indian parents.
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Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of the internationally best-selling novel Remember Me Like This, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. The book has been translated around the world and is being made into a major motion picture. Bret is also the author of the award-winning Corpus Christi: Stories, which was named a Best Book of the Year by The Independent.
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Award winning journalist Caroline Clarke and author of the acclaimed memoir "Postcards from Cookie" will joins us in the garden for a highly personal family story. Caroline was born on Christmas Day, 1964 in New York City. As an infant, she was adopted and raised in New York. Clarke later discovered that her biological mother was Carole "Cookie" Cole, the daughter of the famous musician Nat King Cole. She was able to reconnect with her birth mother and a beautiful story emerges about family bonds, community and family secrets. received her B.A. degree in English from Smith College, and then earned her M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
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An open air gallery viewing in the front garden with one of the most powerful young visual artists of our time. We are pleased to welcome him and will announce his name soon. Dont miss this special event to view the art and meet the artists. A perfect spot on your way to visit before the 150th Anniversary of Grand illumination at the campground.
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