The “Grand Dame” of Martha’s Vineyard, the Harbor View Hotel, commemorates its 125th anniversary, with celebrations to last all year long. Island in America, which is a favorite meeting place for generations of rich and crème dela crème of society, including the famous Kennedy, the favorite hideout of Hollywood star. Their houses here have Lady Gaga, Meg Ryan, Spike Lee, David Letterman, Michael J. Fox and many other celebrities.
Harbour View Hotel boasts a rich history of the city where they held numerous parties and weddings because this legendary hotel next month celebrates 125 years of existence.
It is located in the area of Starbuck’s Neck overlooking the harbor and is surrounded by the houses of former captains and whale hunters. This hotel carries the authenticity of Martha’s Vineyard and in some ways is the main “culprit” as this island has become a destination for the rich and famous.
This hotel is a member of the “Historic Hotels of America” and if you’re wondering where the team from blockbuster “Jaws” while filming the movie was staying, the answer is right – Harbour View Hotel. Otherwise, after the shooting of the film, many actors have just built a house here.
“As we celebrate our 125th milestone, we’re mindful of Harbor View’s rich legacy and the special spot it holds in so many hearts,” said Robin Kirk, principal and CEO of Scout Hotel & Resort Management. “After the decline of the whaling industry in the years following the Civil War, a group of Edgartown residents pinned their hopes on transforming the island into a vacation destination and banded together to build a hotel worthy of their vision.
Today, Harbor View Hotel is as much a part of the fabric of this island as it was then, and we look forward to providing many more years of hospitality and memories to our guests and neighbors.”
Otherwise, they say that on this island privacy guaranteed. He’s got some charms is that you no matter how famous, people here simply ignored. Do not be surprised if when you sit in a local cafe think that you are seated next to a duplicate of Barack Obama. In fact, the high probability is that it was he, the President of the United States or a famous writer or an actress.
This is one of those places where the famous walking barefoot, enjoying the sunset, fishing or lazing on the beach.