A Victorian Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Oak Bluffs in Marthas Vineyard. Steps to main street, harbor and the beach. 


Breakfast & Tea

Enjoy breakfast with homemade baked goods, handcrafted cereals, organic  fruit and a variety of refreshing  drinks. The lounge and porch is available in the afternoon for guests to enjoy with a variety of snacks are available throughout the day. We are pleased to offer afternoon tea for our guests.  We are happy to make you reservations at  favorite local restaurants - Cardboard Box, Sweet Life, Slice of Life, Nancys and Linda Jeans which are all just steps away on the main street and harbor.  Our goal is for you to have an unforgettable visit and inspire you to book your next trip before you leave.  The Narragansett is proud to enter the 139th summer season of hospitality, and as this is our first season we are proud to continue this tradition.

Guest Amenities & Services

Guest comfort and relaxation is our top priority and as this is our first season we have taken an effort to make sure each of our guests are comfortable. In every room, you will find high speed Wi-Fi, Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Slippers and Premium bedding.  We have beach towels, yoga mats and beach blankets available for guest use at the front desk.  Reserve early one of our beach wagons to easily carry your gear for a full day at the local Inkwell Beach .  We are proud to be the home of the Inkwell Project, a  series that brings published authors into the garden to chat with guests and share their work.  We are proud to support the long artistic tradition of the island and welcome visiting artists, writers and performers.  Our guest library with classic and contemporary book, as well as traditional board games.

100% Seaside Relaxation

Martha's Vineyard island, and the town of Oak Bluffs has something for every one to enjoy. It is the diverse and lively community that makes this place so special . The Inkwell beach has daily beach yoga as well as a morning swimming club open for anyone to join.  There are historical tours of the island, 100 miles+ of bike paths, and experienced fishing captains ready tot take you out on a deep sea fishing adventure.  Have the vacation that you are dreaming of, and let us help you design your perfect days on the island. Whether this is your first visit, or you have been a guest for many seasons, we want to help customize your experience.  Our staff is on hand and available to help with any questions you may have.  



Events & Group Bookings

Have you been looking for a perfect place for your family or school reunion.  Planning a small gathering for an anniversary, wedding or special celebration. We have limited availability for small and intimate events when you rent out the entire 13 room Inn. Right across from Union Chapel, a block away from main street and just a few minutes away from Inkwell beach its the perfect location.

The Inkwell Project - Writers Series

The island has a long tradition of artists and writers coming to be inspired and inspire others with their work.  We are pleased to partner with Noepe Center for Literary Arts, Featherstone Arts Institute and our wonderful Inkwell Project writers for a summer program.  Join us for Writers Sundays in the Garden.  Free for guests, register in advance to ensure space.

Relaxation, Wellness & Island Activities

With so much to do what makes it a perfect vacation for you?  There is morning yoga, polar bears ocean fitness and a swimming club just a few blocks away at the Inkwell Beach. Boats and bikes are available for rental right at the harbor. Pack a lunch and explore more than 100 miles of bike paths and forest trails.  Go out with an island captain for an unforgettable day of deep sea fishing.

Inn Take Over Weekends

A special offer with very limited availability perfect for weddings, reunions and anniversaries.  We are offering 2-3 day full inn rentals for all 13 bedrooms, which include breakfast and daily room cleaning. Make a special memory with your loved ones or special group. From $6000 / select weekends in May and October. Don't miss out. Book now for dates in 2020.

Share the big news

We just confirmed renowned and celebrated author Bret Anthony Johnston to join us in the garden at the B&B in July.  Bret Anthony Johnston is an American author. He wrote the novel Remember Me Like This and the story collection, Corpus Christi: Stories. He is also the editor of the non-fiction work, Naming the World and Other Exercises for the Creative Writer. He won the 2017 Sunday Times Short Story Award.

Workshops & Events

We have  workshops and events planned throughout the summer for our guests. Some are surprises, and others are world renowned writers who share their stories in an intimate setting, or visual artists, musicians or sculptures who are showing their work and sharing their talents.  It will always be low-key vineyard style inspired by the rich traditions and diverse community around us.


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Yes, something is always happening on the island.  We wanted to make stuff happen right here at the B&B and create meaningful moments in small gatherings.  Our goal to bring memorable small  events with world class writers, artists, performers and chefs.  Our summer calendar keeps expanding, so check back often.   Register your interest early, as all events are free to guests but space is limited.


Handworks - Natural Island Arts Workshop

We invite you to join our one of our favorite artists in a workshop to do beautiful art with natural materials.  No art training required, just an open mind and creative spirit. Free for all guests. Registration required to ensure materials for each participant. Teacher TBA.


The Garden


Inkwell Writers Series: Ginger McKnight

Our first writer to join us in the garden for the summer season. We are so happy to have Ginger join us in the garden to discuss her book which is a perfect beach read, "In the Heart of Texas".  Ginger, a vineyard summer resident will share her inspiration behind her book and vibrant characters.  Wine tasting to follow reading and discussion. 


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4th of July Parade - Edgartown

Come view the Edgartown 4th of July parade and spectacular Edgartown Harbor fireworks .  Enjoy delicious treats, sales at local shops, and so much more during this festive time in town.  Parade begins at 5pm on July 4th and the Fireworks start at dusk on the harbor. See you there!




Inkwell Writer Series: Naomi Jackson

We are honored to have Naomi Jackson, author of The Star Side of Bird Hill join us in the garden. Her book was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, long-listed for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Prize, the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and various literary awards.  Jackson studied fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She traveled to South Africa on a Fulbright scholarship, where she received an M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. A graduate of Williams College, her work has appeared in literary journals and magazines in the United States and abroad. She is the recipient of numerous residencies and fellowships. Jackson was born and raised in Brooklyn by West Indian parents. 


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Inkwell Writers Series: Bret Anthony Johnston

Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of the internationally best-selling novel Remember Me Like This, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. The book has been translated around the world and is being made into a major motion picture.  Bret is also the author of  the award-winning Corpus Christi: Stories, which was named a Best Book of the Year by The Independent.


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Ready to book with us? Have a question about our rooms or services? We'll be happy to help! Email us at info@narragansetthouse.com

Narragansett House

46 Narragansett Avenue, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557, United States

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