Julia Wells
Robert J. Carroll, a prominent Edgartown businessman, has sold all of his interest in the Kelley House and the Harbor View Hotel to Robert Welch and Stephen C.
History of the Harbor View
Harbor View Hotel
Kelley House
Virginia Poole
Elegant and proud as any schooner that sailed the neighboring waters, the Harbor View Hotel stands imposingly on the most fashionable street or historic Edgartown.  
History of the Harbor View
Harbor View Hotel
Noah Asimow
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 9-5 late Thursday to allow the Harbor View Hotel to expand its Bradley Cottage into a 4,000-square-foot spa. But the approval came with a clear message from the MVC to the hotel, as commissioners tacked on a pile of strict conditions.
Martha's Vineyard Commission
Harbor View Hotel


Disgruntled neighbors of the Harbor View Hotel have filed an open meeting law complaint against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission over how it handled a recent settlement with the hotel.
A Superior Court judge denied a bid Wednesday by neighbors of the Harbor View Hotel to invalidate a recent out-of-court settlement that rewrote a Martha’s Vineyard Commission decision approving a spa expansion at the hotel.
Marking a first in its long history, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission has reached an out-of-court settlement with the Harbor View Hotel by significantly revising a written decision in the case involving a spa expansion project at the hotel.


A new legal chapter opened this week in the tangled, long-running litigation between the Harbor View Hotel and a group of neighbors.
The Edgartown select board approved the hotel’s application to close from Jan. 2 until Feb. 2, for facility updates.
The Harbor View Hotel has sued the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, challenging the conditions attached to the recent approval of an expansion to the hotel’s spa, calling them unduly onerous, irrelevant and even illegal.