Charlotte Inn, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Edgartown , Massachusetts
Tel: 508 627 4151
Concierge.com's insider take:
This rustic Relais & Châteaux property in the center of Edgartown is the best hotel on Martha's Vineyardand one of the most expensive. (Rooms start at $295 and top out at $950 per night.) A no-kids and nocell phone policy and a doting but discreet staff make this equestrian-themed oasis with manicured gardens and intimate nooks our first choice for romantic getaways or special occasions. (Book way in advance.) Owners Gerret and Paula Conover decorated the five 18th- and 19th-century houses so beautifully that the inn inspired its own coffee-table book: Behind the Times on Purpose. While each of the 25 rooms is distinctive, all are appointed in comfortable English country style with antiques, old paintings, objets d'art, and large bathrooms. For extreme privacy, ask for the three-room carriage house; if you want to lounge on your own private terrace, snag room 21.