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Hughesville, Maryland
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

After some back and forth with myself, I decided to book this more expensive "boutique" hotel while in Martha's Vineyard for a quick 1 day stop. You don't know when you book that you will be on your own staff wise. We were sent an email with self-check-in instructions which were easy enough and told if we needed anything to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

This lovely B&B is located right in the center of Edgartown! The location could not have been any better, We stayed in room #3, Petite King and it was so adorable, very cozy yet it had everything you could possibly need for a get-a-way, The bed was very comfortable and the shower amenities were very good. The breakfast in the... More 

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Manhasset, New York
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Sydney was my third stay at a Lark Hotel last week and it was fantastic! Julie and the rest of the management and staff are to be commended for creating such a fabulous and fun atmosphere. Their geniality is sincere and adds to all of the special touches that they provide. The "breakfast in a basket" was incredible, I... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

From the moment we arrived to The Sydney, we felt like we had found a second home. We celebrated our wedding in Martha's Vineyard and the Sydney and Christopher were our home away from homes. The rooms were beyond expectations, their colorful deco and home-feeling made it very comforting. The beds were beyond comfy and the pillows...well we almost stole... More 

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1 Thank Kirstin S
Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Sydney, responded to this review

We are so happy for you and thrilled and honored you chose us as your home base for your wedding! It was truly a pleasure to handcraft the breakfast baskets each morning and assist you and your wedding party with anything that was needed. We can't wait for you to return to celebrate your first anniversary next year - you... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I booked at this hotel as my Best Friend was getting married and this is where everyone was staying back in Feb. I was the 3rd person to book my room so I had 6 rooms to choose from. I am on a budget so I booked the Petite queen room #7 at 395$ a night. The description clearly states... More 

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1 Thank Bret C
Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Sydney, responded to this review

We were very surprised to hear you were so unhappy with your room, since the wedding party had rented all the rooms at the hotel for the weekend and everyone was over the moon! It was such a tremendous pleasure having everyone. We can assure you that all of our communications and marketing materials are completely accurate. To address some... More 

Los Gatos, California
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85 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel is right in the heart of town. The rooms are good size. Bathrooms not so much but functional. Bed was very comfortable. Breakfast in a crate at your door every morning. Very nice. Would stay again. No front desk or service. French restaurant right downstairs with a bar.

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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

When I arrived at this hotel, I was assigned a small attic room that was extremely hot. Although there is a small cooling vent that comes into the room, the cooling output is next to nothing. It seemed impossible to get the room cooler than 80 degrees. The thermostat did not work and the owners chose NOT to put an... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Sydney, responded to this review

A couple of our rooms at The Sydney do have [we think very charming] knee walls, but categorizing this as an "attic room" is very misleading. There is an AC unit in this room, which we verified was, and is, operational. It having been the hottest week of the summer during your stay, we understood that it was still been... More 

massachusetts
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room #5, king deluxe harbor view". Fresh, attractive room. Great location. Staff at the Christopher was helpful, accommodating. We found the breakfast basket, thoughtfully prepared to meet our vegetarian dietary needs, quite delicious. This stay at the Sydney overall Met our needs for a quick visit with our son who is doing an internship at a golf... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

What a wonderfully intimate inn to stay at in MV! The location, person attention (or privacy if desired), and delectable breakfast basket made our weekend feel like pampered quests in a friend's quaint abode. I made reservations via phone from CA hoping the inn would be as advertised and it was and more. The staff is incredibly warm and hospitable... More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Our king sized room was lovely! There were endless little touches that we appreciated greatly. The breakfast that was delivered at 8:00 couldn't have been cuter: coffee, fruit, granola, scones, great breads and mini egg squares, orange juice were great, all contained in mini canning jars in the most darling wooden box that looked like a mini fish trap. The... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at The Sydney, responded to this review

We're so pleased we were able to make your anniversary stay so special! Please do come to another Lark Hotel - we hope to wow you right in to 5 starts next time!! ;-) More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Sydney (formerly The Fallon), an intimately sized boutique Edgartown hotel. Completely renovated and refreshed in 2015, this chic jewel is located in the heart of Edgartown above the renowned l'etoile restaurant. Featuring 8 stylish Edgartown hotel accommodations, The Sydney is your key to an exclusive and relaxing Martha's Vineyard vacation. The name "Sydney" means "wide island south of the water" -- an ideal description of Martha's Vineyard. Our boutique Edgartown hotel is a small but distinctive fixture in central Edgartown -- a magnificent Victorian home built in 1892 by Captain Charles W. Fisher, with an intact lawn and lovely architectural details. That's why we call The Sydney a "small jewel on a wide isle." It's petite, chic and perfectly located. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sydney

Address: 22 N Water St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-8144
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Martha's Vineyard > Edgartown
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Sydney 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
The Fallon Of Edgartown Hotel Edgartown
The Sydney Edgartown, MA - Martha's Vineyard
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“Avoid room 7 no private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles bretc878, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 was great with a slight view of the harbor!”
 of 5 bubbles karenhV4668ID, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I was not bothered by the restaurant & our room (#2) was directly above it but if you don't like any noise ask for a different room.”
 of 5 bubbles scolona, 17 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 1 and 4 have Harbor View.”
 of 5 bubbles 181carols, 6 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Room 1 is the best in The Fallon. It also requires the fewest steps. On the downside, you'll hear noise from adjacent restaurant at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 1101Traveler, 12 Aug 2014 | Read review
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