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TravelPod Member ReviewsImagine Beach Getaway Bowser
This is an absolutely charming hotel a block from the beach and a languid ten-minute's walk from Oak Bluffs harbor and ferry. The room we have is small, but the point of a stay here is to be exploring MV and not sitting inside, so that's not a problem. For those who care about such things, there was no tv or phone in our room -- not a problem for us in the least. The only slightly troublesome aspect was that the wireless connection did not really work in the rooms, but the a/c did. But, the bed was comfortable and the towels fluffy.
The staff are friendly and every afternoon they set out the most delicious chocolate-chip cookies I've ever had! After a long day biking all over the island, our final five miles of the trip concentrated the mind on those cookies and lemonade awaiting us. They did not disappoint as we munched and sipped on the porch swing.
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