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Ascend Hotel Collection Debuts on Martha’s Vineyard

The new Edgar Hotel adds to Choice’s largest soft brand with the opening of its 300th property on Martha’s Vineyard

The Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels International, Inc. reached a significant milestone this month with the opening of its 300th hotel worldwide on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard: Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard. This year alone, the upscale brand has welcomed nearly 60 properties to its portfolio of resort, historic and boutique hotels in destinations including Brooklyn, New York; Melbourne, Australia; New Orleans; Portland, Maine; and San Francisco.

Built in classic Cape Cod style, the newly renovated Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard is located at 227 Upper Main St., within easy walking distance to the village of Edgartown. The location is rich in maritime history and full of boutique shops, restaurants, fishing piers and picturesque harbor views.

The 41-room hotel is also a short drive to Katama Beach on the Atlantic Ocean and other Martha’s Vineyard towns, including Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven, as well as popular attractions like the nation’s oldest merry-go-round, the gingerbread cottages at Oak Bluffs Campground, “Jaws Bridge” where the iconic Jaws movie was filmed, and scenic bike trails.  

Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard brings the following amenities:

• Outdoor space with a large patio and fireplace to take in the scenery and enjoy the fresh, crisp ocean air

• Town Bar & Grill on the hotel’s grounds features local fare, craft beer and cocktails

• Nautically inspired décor with guestrooms that include cathedral ceilings, oversized windows and white-washed wood bedframes

• Standard rooms or suites, including free Wi-Fi and smart technology with streaming capabilities

• A business center, free onsite parking and guest laundry facilities

As a member of the Ascend Hotel Collection, guests of the Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard can participate in the Choice Privileges loyalty rewards program, which is free and offers fast rewards and exclusive member rates through Members can earn and redeem points towards free nights, airline miles and more while staying at any of Choice’s participating branded hotels.