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Star of the Sea Hostel

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31 Western Ave Surfside, Nantucket, MA 02554-4408 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Set on a quiet part of the island this hostel is just lovely. Sassy is such an amazing host with incredible personable skills and has a way of making everyone happy even when they’re breaking the rules. It’s nice to have the run of the...More

Thank Nat-Max-Travels
Response from David B, Manager at Star of the Sea HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. You described some of what we love about running the hostel, outdoor showers, evenings star gazing and having the run of the place. :) Thank you for your mention of Sassy! :)...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The HI Nantucket is a treasure! The restored lighthouse station features a beach location and a highly professional, knowledgeable, and helpful manager and staff members. Guests can catch The Wave, the public shuttle, a few blocks from the Hostel to ride around Nantucket. The Hostel...More

Thank Melanie B
Response from David B, Manager at Star of the Sea HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We are so glad you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to having you back. Have a great summer and see you next time!

Reviewed July 28, 2018

After checking in and paying my bill, the host gave me a quick tour and led me to my bed. There were 32 bunks in the female dorm. My bed was in a quiet corner and on the lower bunk. The dorm and hostel were...More

Thank Elaine A
Response from David B, Manager at Star of the Sea HostelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback! So glad you enjoyed all of what the hostel has to offer. Hope to see you sooner than later. Have a great summer! (P.s. There are 23 beds in the Women's dorm. Glad you found a quiet corner.)

Reviewed September 3, 2017

This was my 2nd stay at this hostel. My wife and I went for a wknd, 2 nights. The hostel is located at Surfside Beach, about 25min bike-ride from town. There’s nothing nearby other than other houses and beach/ocean. The beach is beautiful and right...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Everything was overbooked in Nantucket for the 4th, so opted to stay here though I usually stay away from hostels! Amazing location with direct access to very beautiful Surfside beach! Great, spacious, clean room with huge bathroom, very modern showers etc. All the linen, towels...More

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Hostel was built in 1873 as Nantucket's first life-saving station, the 'Star of the Sea', so of ocourse, it is located right on the beach. ...More Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
$38 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Star Of The Sea Hotel Nantucket
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
49
Price range
$38 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Star Of The Sea Hotel Nantucket
Location
United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
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Room & Suite (4)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Response from deborah_sangabriel | Reviewed this property |
Website now back up. Nantucket hostel is open through October 10, 2016. hi hostels dot dom hi-nantucket
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"Rooms closer to reception have a little better WiFi signal."
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"rent the private room that sleeps 5, you just need to pay for 5 people ($200 is still a bargain)"
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"its a hostel, so you get a bunk. The earlier you arrive at check in time the more choices you will have of..."
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"All the rooms are quite excellent!"
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