My husband and I are long time Shelter Island visitors - my uncles, grandmother, and great grandmother have all lived on the island at some point - so it's a place dear to my heart. For our first wedding anniversary, we thought there would be no better place to visit, and La Petite Maison turned out to be perfect. The rooms were much more modern and well appointed than the exterior would suggest - I thought we were in for a "rustic" experience, but everything was white and clean and fresh. The bed was incredibly comfy and the linens were amazing. The owners could not have been more accommodating, and the complimentary beverages and snacks were perfect. Breakfast, though understandably limited, was fresh and tasty. The location is perfect.
I've stayed at most of the (overpriced) hotels and inns on the island and though they do all have something to offer, this was my favorite Shelter Island experience. We've already recommended it several times, and will certainly continue to do so. We hope to return for our second anniversary in 2014, and make our visits something of a tradition!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- La Petite Maison is a premier small boutique Shelter Island hotel, offering 5 beautifully appointed rooms mimicking the island's subdued sense of occasion. This Shelter Island hotel is only a short distance from pristine beaches, golf at the Shelter Island Country Club, and historic Shelter Island Heights, La Petite Maison is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. ... more less