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Welcome to the Hob Knob Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa in Edgartown, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Hob Knob’s relaxed, elegant, and comfortable accommodations include seventeen guest rooms and suites, our Rejuvenation Spa, a drawing room with a fireplace, dining rooms and cozy sitting rooms, and a wraparound porch leading to our garden terrace. Guests appreciate our many thoughtful amenities, too. Explore the hotel online, then experience Hob Knob’s gracious hospitality in person!
Hob Knob History
A century of island hospitality
The Hob Knob Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa on Martha's Vineyard occupies a classic 19th-century Gothic Revival building on Upper Main Street in Edgartown, a short walk from the heart of the downtown village with its lively harbor, shops, galleries, and restaurants. It has a distinguished history among island accommodations.
Built in the late 1800s as a private home, the Fuller House offered lodging for visitors starting in the early 1920s, under the ownership of Mrs. Norah Fuller. In the 1940s, Mrs. Fuller hosted John F. Kennedy, who was in Edgartown for a sailing regatta with his family, who were also her guests. The door to the room in which the future president slept, adjacent to the front desk, can be seen today, alongside a framed newspaper article about the occasion.
Over the years, the beautifully appointed seventeen-room hotel has housed generations of travelers to Martha’s Vineyard. It was rechristened in 1983 as The Governor Bradford Inn, and again in 1996 as the Hob Knob Inn. Today, the Hob Knob Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa has been updated and refreshed, with expanded spa, health, and wellness services and facilities. We look forward to welcoming you here on your next visit to Martha’s Vineyard.
The Hob Knob Philosophy
The Perfect Martha's Vineyard Getaway
The Hob Knob Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa takes a personal approach to providing the best eco-friendly resort accommodations on the island of Martha’s Vineyard. Here, classic style and sophistication meet superb comfort and convenience in downtown Edgartown, one of New England’s most picturesque coastal villages.
Explore the island on one of Hob Knob’s exclusive excursions, spend a day browsing the Vineyard’s many shops, galleries, and museums, indulge in a massage in our Rejuvenation Spa, or kick back with an iced tea on our covered porch and just watch the world go by. When you start and end each day at the Hob Knob, the hotel’s tranquil ambience and attentive staff help ensure that your stay here is the satisfying retreat from everyday life that you want and need.
The dedicated Hob Knob team brings decades of professional hospitality experience to their work, and it shows in the details.
We welcome your inquiries and look forward to making your Martha’s Vineyard vacation truly memorable.
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“Martha’s Vineyard is a magical place, and Hob Knob offers the perfect base for exploring the island, celebrating a special occasion, or relaxing in our spa.”
- Diane M. Carr