At Modern Luxury, connection and community define who we are. We use cookies to improve the Modern Luxury experience - to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also may share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. We take your privacy seriously and want you to be aware that we have recently made changes to our Privacy Policy, which can be found here.


The 130 Year Old Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard Just Unveiled a Major Renovation

By Michael McCarthy | October 30, 2020 | Home & Real Estate


Ask any builder or real estate pro about the impact of salt air on properties, and they’ll knowingly offer a pained squint and mention the inevitable wear and tear. Which is why it’s heartening to see the 130-year-old, 117-room Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard unveil a striking renovation. The property’s owner, Bernard Chiu, clearly understands how history and modernity mesh beautifully—of course, it doesn’t hurt that the property’s endless views include Edgartown Harbor. Bring on those October skies. From $785, 131 N. Water St., Edgartown, 877.624.7992,

Photography by: Courtesy of Harbor View Hotel