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White Elephant - Hotel - Garden Cottages - Lofts

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The White Elephant has been an exclusive summertime retreat since the 1920s. The height of preppy New England elegance, this is the place where brides dream of being married and families come for generations. A stone's throw from the center of town, this 67-room island treasure has accommodations ranging from rooms and suites in the iconic Harborside Hotel to sweet Garden Cottages as well as luxurious downtown Lofts. Under a separate listing you will find the White Elephant Residences and Inn. The hotel's mascot, a white elephant named Trunket, presides over its greener than green lawn. Set with plush lounge chairs, it overlooks bustling Nantucket Harbor and calm Children's Beach. Brant Point Grill serves up a famed Sunday brunch, with their signature Lobster Bloody Mary.
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Free parking
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Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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91Great for walkers
Grade: 91 out of 100
39Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
498Reviews
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The room was outstanding! The most amenities of any place we've stayed. If we needed it, it was there. Room service staff and food was exceptional. Management was extremely helpful. I wrote to them before we left home, because of my husband's special needs, I was immediately
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Response from WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant - Hotel - Garden Cottages - Lofts
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Dear fritts57; Thank you for your lovely review. We are always happy to help and we are glad you and your husband had such a memorable stay! We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager
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Was outstanding with outstanding service cleanliness quality luxury with a great view of the harbor; staff goes out of the way to please; very highly recommended prices reasonable considering what you're receiving. Will definitely return top of my list
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Response from WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant - Hotel - Garden Cottages - Lofts
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Dear sportsdoc1; Thank you for taking time to recommend us. We are very lucky with our location and we have a wonderful group of employees that enjoy making our guest's experiences memorable. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager
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The cottages were spectacular. 2 en-suite bedrooms, 2 sitting areas and a fully equipped kitchen. Located on a tree lined street they are walking distance from the hotel, numerous restaurants and the dock with assorted shops and the ferry. The rooms are cozy and beautifully
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Response from WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant - Hotel - Garden Cottages - Lofts
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Dear D4284ACedwardb; Thank you for taking the time to publish your review of our two bedroom cottages. They are such comfortable units. As you know we have four of them, each with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a den and a living room with a kitchenette. They are also our only cottages with private decks and washers and dryers. Amazing for when you travel with children. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager
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i've been spending a summer week or 2 on nantucket for many years starting in the early '80s. initially, i rented a few different homes around the island with friends, and one summer stayed at a very nice B&B in town. but recently i've been staying at the white elephant; this
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Response from WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant - Hotel - Garden Cottages - Lofts
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear fredRodgerz; Thank you for your wonderful review! It sounds like you really figured it out! We love hearing the enthusiasm and love in your words. Thank you. We wont change (improve here and there perhaps :-) ... but not change) Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager
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The White Elephant is a very fine hotel. It is located virtually adjacent to the Ferry Pier and is in walking distance to all of the town sites and restaurants. The rooms are commodious and the restaurant quite good. I have stayed there several times and the stays have always
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Response from WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant - Hotel - Garden Cottages - Lofts
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear dickg12017; Thank you for posting your review. We are very close to all the in-town offerings, yet far enough away to feel relaxing. I am glad you enjoyed everything on more than one occasion! Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$420 - $1,938 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
white elephant nantucket
LOCATION
United StatesMassachusettsNantucket
NUMBER OF ROOMS
67
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