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Jared Coffin House

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29 Broad St, Nantucket, MA 02554-6116
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#9 of 12 hotels in Nantucket
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The Main House of this historic hotel dates back to 1845 and was the home of an affluent whaling captain. Today, this historic hotel welcomes guests to the Main House and directly next door, to the Daniel Webster House. Guests will find modern amenities with the newly refurbished library/parlor--where complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning. All rooms are air-conditioned. Free Wi-Fi is available in the rooms and throughout the hotel. Guest rooms have been updated with stunning traditional-style furniture. With the hotel's superb location, just steps from boutiques and excellent restaurants, guests enjoy wandering the cobblestone streets or visiting the many nearby museums and beaches.
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24-hour front desk
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mh2509 wrote a review Yesterday
Boston, Massachusetts173 contributions55 helpful votes
Nantucket is exclusive. I am well aware of it and want to be fair. This was the most we ever paid for a hotel night ($600) and we have been all over the world Tokyo, Bahamas, London, Paris etc. My expectations were met when it came to the friendliness of the staff. They offered bikes, beach chairs, courtesy shuttles and always a smile. The bed was comfortable and the hotel’s location was perfect. That is about it on my happy list. The hotel room was tiny and the bathroom even smaller. I was barley able to turn around in the shower and the bathroom looked outdated. The window A/C was loud, but even louder were the exhaust vents from their restaurant which were installed on the roof in front of our room (#306). They rattled and it felt like a NYC subway would be close by. I was also disappointed about the breakfast. They served individually packages bagels, cheap jam (that you would find in any old fashioned breakfast diner) and worst was that everything was served with plastic plates, paper cups and no table to sit on. They have an outside restaurant, why not serve breakfast there in summer time with dishes that can be washed instead of tossed?
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Book off season when the hotel is less expensive.
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Dawne71 wrote a review Jul 14
Houston, Texas76 contributions46 helpful votes
This is the worst hotel. I would never recommend this hotel. Location is great. That is it. We cannot even get more than 2 bottles of water a day without getting charged. The bathroom is AWFUL. The bathroom looks like Uber staying in a highway motel. The front desk staff has attitude. We paid $525 for our room. We should have paid $125. DO NOT stay here.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
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louiserossihill wrote a review Jun 2021
New York City, New York2 contributions
My friends and I could not be happier with our stay here. From the moment we were picked up at the fairy and checked in at front office, we were treated like VIPs. The staff was exactly what you would expect if one was a VIP. Our driver brought in our luggage, and to our rooms. The rest of the stay was engaging and exceptional and they always remembered our names (even if they hadn’t seen us in a day or so). That deserves kudo’s! The rooms were exactly as pictured. Mine was truly beautiful and reminiscent of a room in a Captains house with some minor 21st century upgrades. I had everything needed to make this short time memorable. The breakfast mornings were filled with fresh muffins, cereals (hot and cold), bagels, and assortment of teas, coffees and juices. They also included snacks to take on your daily journey! I rate this a 5 star because that is what they deserve. We had no complaints and were throughly pleased and happy with our stay. They even let us keep the rental car in their lot upon checkout until the car agency picked it up. I definitely suggest making this one of your “home away from home” while visiting Nantucket. No, this wasn’t a paid review or posted by staff. I’m lucky to have stayed in many B&B’s in this town and this is by far is at the top of list. I will be staying again!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Room Tip: Deluxe Queen in Main house was gorgeous. Any room is!
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lalo069 wrote a review May 2021
Boston, Massachusetts33 contributions6 helpful votes
service with a smile is the least to expect from this historical well kept place from lobby to room to yard and every hallway in between . The Staff is absolutely AMAZING and very helpful !!! complementary bikes is unheard off but they got it :-) location is WOW .
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Megan Davis wrote a review May 2021
Concord, New Hampshire33 contributions19 helpful votes
Sadly, we never actually got to stay at the Jared Coffin House. We were to check in today (May 13) and leave Sunday but unfortunately, my friends husband suffered a heart attack and everything was/is up in the air. Unsure what to do, I called the JCH and am so beyond happy with their understanding of our situation. They could not have been more thoughtful or gracious. We were thankfully able to get a full refund (we had proof of situation if need be) which was not something we were expecting! We visit Nantucket often, and often try out new resorts and inns but we will 100% make sure we book our return visit with JCH simply based on the thoughtfulness we received from JCH (I believe I spoke with an Addy/Adi?). During this tough and still unfolding situation it was an unbelievable weight off our shoulders! Thank you, thank you! Hope to be back to give the JCH a try very soon!!! Thank you, endlessly for your kindness!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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$165 - $1,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jared Coffin House
Which popular attractions are close to Jared Coffin House?
Nearby attractions include Whaling Museum (0.1 miles), First Congregational Church (0.09 miles), and Aunt Leah's Fudge (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Jared Coffin House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and baggage storage.
What food & drink options are available at Jared Coffin House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Jared Coffin House?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Jared Coffin House?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Juice Bar Homemade Ice Cream, Ships Inn Restaurant, and b-ACK Yard BBQ.
Is Jared Coffin House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Nantucket.
Are there any historical sites close to Jared Coffin House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Oldest House (Jethro Coffin House) and Kitchen Garden (0.3 miles), Greater Light (0.3 miles), and Old Gaol (0.4 miles).