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White Elephant

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50 Easton Street, PO Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We loved how close to the downtown area this hotel is. Being without a car there, it made it easier to walk to restaurants and the lighthouse. The room was spacious and had a great ocean view. We will definitely stay here again when we return to Nantucket!

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1 Thank Tris814
WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Tris814; Thank you for taking the time to publish your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselves. The hotel does have such a convenient location. We are steps away from the downtown area, the beaches aren't too far and the Brant Point Lighthouse is just down the street. See you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

Breckenridge, Colorado, United States
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

The service was impeccable, the staff friendly and the view from our room spectacular. We will be back! One night is not enough. Off season works well in terms of getting dinner reservations. The location couldn't have been more perfect and free cab rides awesome. Nantucket is a must see!

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Thank Jane B
WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Jane B; Thank you for your kind words about your recent stay! You are so right. The Shoulder season is the best time to be here! We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

North Andover, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Nantucket was beautiful off-season. We expected an older hotel but not the issues. We were told a pre-arrival concierge would take care of our needs, but despite several emails, we never received any reply or confirmation that someone would meet us at the boat. We could only reach a live person at reservations. You are finally given the front desk... More 

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Thank MikeR01845
WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Mike R01845; Thank you for posting your review. I apologize that we missed some steps with your stay. The thermostats not working properly along with the hot water not being right is very frustrating for everyone. We have upgraded to wireless thermostats this year, and they have been successful for the most part, although here and there we are... More 

New York City, New York
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Great place to stay, very clean and comfortable. Nice views of the Harbor cloose proximity to main street and shopping. The on property resturant Brant Point Griil excellent food, the steak tarter was one on the best I have had. Great value in the off season.

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Chris O; Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay and that the location and our on site restaurant were the perfect match for what you were looking for. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

My husband and I spent five wonderful days in a two bedroom cottage at The White Elephant with a fireplace. It was absolutely delightful. Fall is a nice time to be there when it isn't so crowded. We enjoyed the food, walking the grounds, and the staff were so nice. We will look forward to our next visit.

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1 Thank Ilsa K
WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Ilsa K; I am so glad you enjoyed the cottage! Sitting in that Living Room by the fireplace is so cozy this time of year! All four of our two bedroom cottages have gas fireplaces that are perfect in the Spring and Fall. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

McLean, Virginia
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45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We have been here several times--and always greatly enjoy it! The staff is excellent and very friendly. The food is very good and the bar service is excellent (esp. Brian and Tiffany). The rooms and beds are very comfortable although cooling the room was difficult even though it as quite chilly outside.It is very close to town and easy to... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear 416edb; Thank you for submitting your review! It sounds like you had a wonderful time. Brian and Tiffany are so lovely. I am delighted you enjoyed their company so much! We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

Houston, Texas
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75 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This was my second trip to Nantucket and my second stay at the white elephant. I will have to say that it won’t be my last to either. I made my reservation about 3 months before for a stay in October, and figured I would have my choice of rooms and off season rates, well I forget wedding season. The... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Gu P; Thank you for posting your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that on a second visit, we delivered on your expectations. Thank you! We do make every effort to accommodate guest requests, and whenever possible, we have another look at whether moving rooms is avoidable. I'm glad we were able... More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Now, this is through and through a great place, for a change. All the staff - from the drivers to the cleaning personnel - is enormously friendly and professional. From day one on you're greeted by your name at the front desk. The hotel also has a very warm, welcoming and homely feeling. The rooms are tastefully furnished and decorated.... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Zefilu; Thank you for staying with us this month! We are delighted that you did and that you felt comfortable and welcome. That is our goal. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

Leawood, Kansas
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Beautiful resort ( except for the very dated restaurant). Great staff that provided excellent service. Rooms well maintained ( but for mold in tub/shower). We had a comfortable room over looking the water. Morning coffee and sweats were much appreciated. Complimentary transportation was efficient and added to our stay. Bedding was first class. Paper products were uncharacteristic of the quality... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear steward s; Thank you for staying with us. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our property. The complimentary morning coffee and pastries is a well loved amenity for our guests. You are right, we do not have ice machines in the corridors. Honestly, the hotel was not designed in a way to accommodate this, so we make... More 

Lancaster, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We had a 2 bedroom cottage which was very nice - not luxurious - but nice. It was our anniversary so they had a small cake in the room waiting for us which was a nice surprise. We enjoyed the nightly port hour!! It is a short walk to town. We had breakfast at the restaurant which was good but... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Tiavellee; Thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor! Our two bedroom cottages are indeed very comfortable. Like much of Nantucket, we opt for more of an understated luxury. For those guests seeking a more modern, luxurious accommodation, you are right that our sister property, the White Elephant Village may be a better fit. I apologize that... More 

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