Affordable luxury on Martha’s Vineyard is available year-round at Mansion House Inn & Spa. Originally established in 1794 and completely rebuilt in 2003, Mansion House is a seaside village Victorian with a cupola overlooking Vineyard Sound. Experience Vineyard life the way it’s supposed to be. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast, a health club with an indoor pool, a state-of-the-art spa, and a sauna. Deluxe rooms have balconies, fireplaces, and soaking tubs. Suites accommodate eight. All 32 rooms include WiFi, DSL, and refrigerator.Best Spa MudThis breezy resort hotel, with 40 rooms and suites, re-creates Aquinnah mud baths with glacial white clay in its signature therapeutic “Moshup” spa treatments. Best BargainOutwardly, this six-year-old hotel on Martha’s Vineyard tips its architectural hat to the Victorian past, but inside it hews to a clean Californian sun-drenched look. Modern construction means spacious rooms with central air, soundproofing, full-size bathrooms, and WiFi. Toss in a good restaurant, full spa, indoor pool, well-equipped health club, steps-from-the-ferry location, and you end up with an unparalleled package for the price. Rates: from $99, including full breakfast and access to health club.
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