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The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin

4.0 of 5 24 Old South Wharf, 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We chose the Cottages and Lofts at The Boat Basin for our recent visit to Nantucket primarily for the location but also because the unit could accommodate 5 of us which was preferable to 2 separate hotel rooms. Our family arrived at the Hy-Line dock after a short stay in Martha's Vineyard and, as we were traveling with suitcases and... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear elinmd - thank you for your comprehensive review and all of your feedback. Love the nickname for Grampus and that you had an enjoyable stay with your family. We hope to see you and your family again on a return visit to Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey More 

Halifax, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
48 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a unique property with cottages located over several piers on the Nantucket Waterfront. My cottage, the Young Hero, was small but very well appointed. The air conditioning worked very well and kept the room comfortable. The bed was very comfortable and had great pillows and a duvet. There was a Nespresso coffee machine, a fridge, stove and small... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Seafoodtraveler - what a great review, straight forward and to the point. Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience at the Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin. We hope to see you again on a return visit to Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I are on Nantucket constantly - every other week in the summer. Having stayed here before (8 years ago) and where it is a NIR property, we had high expectations. What we found in our one-bedroom cottage was simply a run down and outdated space. There was a single sofa to sit on in the living/kitchen area... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Nansully - I am very sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us. Thank you very much for your feedback as it is very important to us. We appreciate all your constructive comments as well as your encouraging feedback regarding our team. Thank you for staying with us. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Oslo
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We came to Nantucket on a warm spring day with all the trees in blossom. That, together with our stay at The Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin made my 2-day vacation on Nantucket just fantastic. The Cottages and Lofts has superb location close to the main street, lovely cottages, and warm and friendly staff. I was also visiting... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear TunafishOslo - all of us at the Cottages and Lofts are happy to hear you enjoyed Nantucket and your stay with us. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to be able to welcome you back soon. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My wife and I spent a few days in mid-May at the Cottages, along with our standard poodle, Putter. Our suite on the second floor overlooked the bar on the little plaza just at the entrance to the ferry and docks. The three of us really enjoyed the people watching from the deck. The location could not have been better... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Mike C - thank you for sharing this review and thank you for the kind comments regarding our team here. Glad Putter had a good time as well. Hope to see you on a return visit to the island. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband and I brought our toddler to Nantucket and we stayed at the Cottages. My parents also joined us for a few nights. Staying at the Cottages at Boat Basin was the best choice could have made. The location is perfect. It's right on the water and a stone's throw from the action on main street, children's beach, whaling... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear PeachRH - all of us at the Cottages and Lofts are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing this review. We hope you get a chance to visit us again before the summer is over. Thanks again! Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Scituate, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

My wife, and two other couples have been staying at the Cottages for many years, and each year enjoy our stay more than the year prior. The location is superb, the accommodations are lovely, but the warmth and welcome you receive from the staff is the reason we continue to return. In particular, two members of the staff distinguish themselves... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Dave_Chll - thank you for your review and the kind words, especially regarding Karen and Errol. We all hope to see you again soon. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

North Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Stayed in John Jay at end of pier for a couple of nights. We were there in May, would be very busy in high season. Beautiful big windows and great areas on two sides to sit outside. Awesome when we were there but lots of people walked by and looked in which wasn't a problem but would be if happened... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear NorthBayVisitor: Thank you for sharing your experience at the Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin. Your kind words are appreciated and thank you for staying with us - we hope to see you on a return visit to Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This area is VERY noisy!! Make sure you do not stay in the Crow's Nest. It is above the bar and we did not sleep until 3 am then the cleaning people arrived at 6 am. Worse two nights of sleep we have ever had on vacation

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear ann k - thank you for your review as your feedback is very important to us. I apologize that you were inconvenienced by the noise in the area where you stayed. The Cottages and Lofts, being on three different wharfs, has many options when it comes to location, views and floor plans. Information regarding these can be found on... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We've just returned from a four night stay at The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin in Nantucket. Our one bedroom cottage, Upper Mermansion, had a spectacular view of the basin and the town. We had sunrise to our left and sunset to our right. The entire staff was friendly, courteous and welcoming. Our cottage was clean, bright, and... More 

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jim1834, Manager at The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Tomten175 - thank you for your review. All of us at The Cottages and Lofts are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again next season. Keep an eye on our Hot Dates Cool Rates promotions for special rates on special dates. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

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Address: 24 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cottages & Lofts at The Boat Basin 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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