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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having never been to Shelter Island, I found the Chequit through Goop.com, which I always trust for good recommendations. Although it has a very charming website and has been reviewed in well-respected travel websites, The Chequit was a massive disappointment: summer camp shabby chic, but with rude staff, filthy sheets and towels, and a lingering smell of cheap disinfectant everywhere... More 

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Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Dear Mary D Thank you for your review. I am so sorry to hear about your experience and sincerely apologize for the lack of comfort and hospitality you experienced during your stay at The Chequit. Our staff works incredibly hard to ensure every guest is looked after and I am disappointed to hear we missed the mark with you. I... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Special place to get few days break from the city. Very charming hotel with a very welcoming atmosphere. Nice clean rooms, super comfortable bed and perfect breakfast to start the beach day. Staff are super nice , specially Marie.

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Thank Yelena K
Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi Yelena K, Thank you for your lovely review! We absolutely aim to provide a world-class experience in comfort and service here on beautiful Shelter Island and are honored that you felt as much. Salt Hotels has set out to redefine the traditional bed and breakfast since its inception – a fantastic bed for a great night's sleep followed by... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to stop here and this place was the only place available. Quaint little place on the island with a friendly staff; clean, comfortable room with great charm and history. Pricey, but it would make a great romantic stay if your in the area. For those who have trouble walking stairs, with or without a suitcase, you might want to... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We just stayed at the Chequit for a few days for our mini-moon. We were looking to truly relax and unplug and the Chequit was the perfect spot to do that! The staff at the Chequit are really helpful and friendly. They left a handwritten note and prosecco in the room when we arrived to congratulate us. They were very... More 

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Thank Hilary C
Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi Hilary C, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay here at The Chequit. I speak for the entire team here when I say it was a pleasure to have hosted your stay, and an honor to hear that you enjoyed your time here. We certainly enjoy our central location – close to to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We stopped here on our way north from the south shore of Long Island for one night. The hotel is not without charm, with some very nice minimalist type decorating. We were given a room in the annex across the street, which has two stairways, one of which is very steep, and no elevators. the room was small, but cute,... More 

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Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi almsafir, I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Chequit during your trip through Long Island. Our guest rooms are indeed unique - I'm so glad to hear you liked the newly renovated spaces. I am sorry to hear about your experience with our restaurant Red Maple. We appreciate your feedback and are happy that you had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

We loved the charm of the place. The staff were kind and helpful. We looked forward to getting up in the morning and having their delicious breakfast on the verandah. The rooms have been simply renovated and are attractive. Throughout The Chequit old world charm is coupled with modern amenities. Great style'! Taking the ferry is easy and fun. Sag... More 

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Thank Jill P
Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi Jill P, Thank you for your lovely commendations! I am so thrilled you enjoyed your stay at The Chequit. The renovation was a labor of love to keep the historic charm of the building but also add some modern amenities and style! Looking forward to welcoming you back soon for another great stay! Very Best, Rachel More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

What else is there to say. Fish tacos were eh. Lobster roll was $30 and advertised as a whole 1.25lbs lobster but I doubt it. Service was friendly though. The iced tea was the highlight so you get what I mean. It is centrally located and the decor is nice, especially sitting outside.

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Thank tasumner
Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi tasumner, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant Red Maple. I'm sorry to hear you weren't fully satisfied with the menu selections. As a newly opened restaurant we are continuously improving. I am however thrilled to hear you enjoyed our friendly staff, location and decor. Please reach out prior to your next visit and we will... More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

This hotel has nailed it - chic refined elegance combined with a lovely old building, great location, gorgeous breakfast, and a fabulous staff that met every question and need with a smile. Came for a girls weekend, and want to come right back with my love. It's awesome when hotels get it right, and this had. Great combination of hotel... More 

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Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi RachelChurch, Thank you so much for your kind commendations! I'm thrilled you enjoyed your stay! With the renovation, we worked hard to keep the historic charm yet provide modern amenities. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon for another stay with your love! Very Best, Rachel More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

my wife read a glowing review of the Chequit (pronounced Chee-kit) in Coastal Living magazine and called the hotel for a room during our one-night stay on Shelter Island. According to Coastal Living, rooms started at $195. The first quote offered was over $300, but when my wife asked about the lower-priced rooms, one was offered at the $195 level.... More 

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Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi CJAP60, Thank you for taking the time to review The Chequit. I am so sorry the experience you had here at The Chequit did not meet all of your expectations. Our entry level rooms in the Summer House are perfect for travelers on a budget. We do offer a variety of different room types to suit individual preferences and... More 

SOUTHAMPTON,N.Y.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to begin! What a wonderful dinner at the Red Maple which is on premise! The staff and quality of food is exceptional and not just my opinion but our dinner was an wedding dinner with a total of 10 people. All of us agreed that the crap cake was the best they ever had! That's no... More 

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Rachel M, House Manager at The Chequit, responded to this review

Hi CHRISCASEY, Thank you for choosing The Chequit to be a part of your special day! I'm so thrilled you enjoyed your celebratory evening at Red Maple. We work hard to ensure each guest has an exceptional experience, especially on their wedding day! We hope to welcome you back soon as a newly married couple to take advantage of all... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following an extensive renovation this historic 36-room inn will redefine the concept of the traditional bed and breakfast with a fresh no rules approach. Guests can expect a new restaurant, grab and go cafe and local retail outlet. All rooms have been fully renovated with crisp, fresh amenities and new private bathrooms. Exclusive use of private terraces for all guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Chequit

Address: 23 Grand Ave, Shelter Island Heights, Shelter Island, NY 11965-2000
Location: United States > New York > Long Island > Hamptons > Shelter Island
Price Range: $215 - $606 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chequit 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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Chequit Hotel Shelter Island
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