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Summercamp Hotel, Massachusetts

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Summercamp, a boutique hotel on Martha's Vineyard, exemplifies the best part of summer as a kid—but can be experienced here at any age. The property recently received a massive overhaul resulting in a super stylish destination that offers tons of fun.

What You Need to Know

The Look of Summercamp

What was once the historic Wesley Hotel is now the fun and freshly renovated Summercamp, a property that offers all guests the ability to relive the days of childhood fun. Summercamp calls itself a reflection of the Methodist summer camps of today that evolved from that Camp Meeting tradition and “a place to gather, learn, play, refresh, and reconnect.” The hotel lies against a blue harbor, smack in the middle of town, and is the largest ocean-front property on the island. 

Don't come expecting rustic cabins without air-conditioning or modern amenities. This Summercamp is bright and colorful with pops of blue, seafoam, and orange. Rooms feature expansive porches and balconies with harbor views and rocking chairs. The hotel's interior designer, Rachel Reider, and her team worked to create a space that evokes the simple joy of New England summers with vintage games and whimsical fabrics.

The Vibe at Summercamp

The vibe is laid back—you're on an island after all—but energetic with a game room, a camp canteen, and plenty of sports and activities. And while the vibe is a lot of fun, adult amenities are abundant, from in-room robes and high-end bedding to an on-site oyster bar and brewpub. 

Who Will Love Summercamp

Pretty much everyone in the entire family will love Summercamp. There's some serious nostalgia for adults and loads of activities for kids.

Who Might Not Love Summercamp

Those who are seeking a quiet and romantic getaway might not appreciate the camp vibe here. 

Best Amenity at Summercamp

The location of Summercamp can't be beat, with both the water and the town right at your fingertips. Enjoy it while in a rocking chair on the veranda overlooking the harbor.

Money Matters

What’s Included at Summercamp

Use of the guest lounge with hanging-out space; bath amenities from Lather; fully-loaded iPads; Tivoli radios with Bluetooth and USB charging outlets in every room; in-room refrigerators; hospitality stations with filtered still and sparkling water, Keurig coffee and tea; wifi; waffle bathrobes; and personalized concierge services.

How to Get a Deal at Summercamp

Check the hotel's offers page, where you can receive deals like 10% off a weekday stay. 

Getting Here

In the Neighborhood of Summercamp

There are a handful of ways to get to Martha's Vineyard, including by ferry, train, bus, or by air. Summercamp is just a five-minute walk from the Steamship Authority Oak Bluffs Terminal. See more details on directions here

Nearest Airport to Summercamp

MVA is just seven minutes from Summercamp; airlines that service the airport are Linear Air and Cape Air. 

Nearest Public Transit to Summercamp

Summercamp is just a five-minute walk from the Steamship Authority Oak Bluffs Terminal.

The Bottom Line 

For a super fun vacation for every member of the family, Summercamp more than fits the bill.