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Brass Lantern Inn

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11 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a B and B that is both quaint and welcoming. It is bright and neat, but it is not fussy. The furnishings are fresh, clean and attractive. The staff has a friendly, but relaxed way of helping the guests. For example, they loan beach chairs and towels, but they do it in a fun innovative way: you stand... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Wisteria room on a last-minute basis and couldn't be more pleased. It is a very spacious room, well laid out (separate sitting area with side tables, pull-out couch) and extremely clean. The king-sized bed with Comphy sheets is one of the most comfortable we've slept in. Bathroom is also spacious, clean, updated and featured nice bath products.... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your thoughtful and compressive review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed the Brass Lantern and your spontaneous stay on Nantucket. Thank you too for mentioning our staff and your interactions with them - we all feel that our main job is to welcome guests to the Brass Lantern and to be sure that we... More 

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We began staying at the Brass Lantern about eight years ago and it has become our 'home away from home' when on Nantucket. We recently returned from a five day, four night stay with our family and had a fairytale time there. Sharon (who remembered seeing us for Christmas Stroll back in December) checked us in early and showed us... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your lovely stay with the world! And thank you for your kind and generous comments. Your description of how and why you enjoy the Brass Lantern is what we strive to share with all our guests. It was a treat to meet your two sons this time and we look forward to seeing just the two... More 

Gurgaon
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros 01. Pleasantly surprised with the Dog treat in our room 02. Very happy with great parking space 03. Everything walking distance Cons 01. , Barklay room too lighted. Its perfect if someone wants to wake up by 6 but we were too lazy and the light didnt let us sleep any later than 6.30 02. Breakfast was excellent but... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

We are very glad that you had a "great stay" at the Brass Lantern! Thank you for your kind comments and your helpful suggestions. Although Nantucket does not allow us to serve eggs of any kind prepared in our residential kitchen, our cheeses and yogurt at breakfast are intended to add protein to the start of the day. We hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I took an East Coast vacation and stayed on Nantucket for 2 nights. We had never been to the island before and were a little leery of staying in a bed and breakfast with our children (11 and 13). The Brass Lantern is ideally located in proximity to the ferry drop off. When we arrived, Michelle came... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your detailed and thoughtful response. You hit on all our 'high' points - hospitality, comfort, food, new decor. We try to take the signal from our guests regarding level of attention they want - and act accordingly. Thank you for your kind comments - we hope to see you and your family back at the... More 

Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are from the Cape and wanted a little getaway to Nantucket. We stayed a Tuesday- Thursday. The Brass Lantern set up a ferry tickets and was so easy to communicate with when questions about the reservation came up. Our stay was lovely. The Inn is in a perfect location to everything. Bike friendly. Quiet and friendly staff. Comfortable beds... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for kind comments and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay! There are a lot of 'moving parts' in getting to Nantucket - and we like to go the extra step in booking ferry passage for our guests. Thank you for referring the Brass Lantern to you friends and family and we look forward to seeing... More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the family suite upstairs and had everything we needed. Enjoyed breakfast in the courtyard and also late night tea out there when we saw they had lanterns there. Owner Michelle was there and greeted us with a smile. Would highly recommend.

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

The two bedroom Family Suite was part of our major renovation this past winter and one of the biggest successes! I am pleased that it worked well for your family, and that you also enjoyed our patio and garden, even after dark. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Nantucket! More 

Reading, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We booked a suite at the Brass Lantern for a last minute trip to the Island for a bereavement. The staff couldn't have been nicer helping us to arrange such a last minute trip in troubled times. The Inn was clean, welcoming, and the staff was amazing. Always smiling and ready to assist. We look forward to coming back again... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments! We thoroughly enjoy welcoming our guests to Nantucket and the Brass Lantern and we look forward to welcoming you back on your next more relaxing visit. More 

Greenville, SC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Overall we enjoyed the location of this Inn very much. The breakfast was very good. We stayed in the front room on the 1st floor which meant more street noise from cars and those out walking. Wanted to open the windows to enjoy the cool night air, but the noise prohibited that. Stay was very welcoming. They recommended the Whaling... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As you now know, from having been on Nantucket, the historic homes in Town are built very close to the sidewalk and that, coupled with the cobbled street, can lead to street noise. Sorry you found your room to be less than perfect - there was a white noise in the room and the AC... More 

Niwot, Colorado
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We booked a 4 night trip with the assurance that a severe allergy to feathers would not be a problem. The Inn has hypo-allergenic pillows and no feathers would be in the room assured the very nice Innkeeper Michelle. Well, Michelle was not at the Inn when we arrived over the Memorial weekend and the staff did not bother to... More 

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Michelle L, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this review

It is every hotelier's nightmare that a mistake made could result in such a serious health consequence for a guest. This guest made us aware in advance of her allergies and we made certain that there were no feather pillows - the mistake was that the new king bed in the room had a featherbed and when we were notified... More 

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