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Halifax, Canada
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204 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

This is a unique property with cottages located over several piers on the Nantucket Waterfront. My cottage, the Young Hero, was small but very well appointed. The air conditioning worked very well and kept the room comfortable. The bed was very comfortable and had great pillows and a duvet. There was a Nespresso coffee machine, a fridge, stove and small... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Seafoodtraveler - what a great review, straight forward and to the point. Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience at the Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin. We hope to see you again on a return visit to Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

My husband and I are on Nantucket constantly - every other week in the summer. Having stayed here before (8 years ago) and where it is a NIR property, we had high expectations. What we found in our one-bedroom cottage was simply a run down and outdated space. There was a single sofa to sit on in the living/kitchen area... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Nansully - I am very sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us. Thank you very much for your feedback as it is very important to us. We appreciate all your constructive comments as well as your encouraging feedback regarding our team. Thank you for staying with us. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Oslo
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We came to Nantucket on a warm spring day with all the trees in blossom. That, together with our stay at The Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin made my 2-day vacation on Nantucket just fantastic. The Cottages and Lofts has superb location close to the main street, lovely cottages, and warm and friendly staff. I was also visiting... More 

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Thank tunafishOslo
Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear TunafishOslo - all of us at the Cottages and Lofts are happy to hear you enjoyed Nantucket and your stay with us. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to be able to welcome you back soon. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2014

My wife and I spent a few days in mid-May at the Cottages, along with our standard poodle, Putter. Our suite on the second floor overlooked the bar on the little plaza just at the entrance to the ferry and docks. The three of us really enjoyed the people watching from the deck. The location could not have been better... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Mike C - thank you for sharing this review and thank you for the kind comments regarding our team here. Glad Putter had a good time as well. Hope to see you on a return visit to the island. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 10 June 2014

My husband and I brought our toddler to Nantucket and we stayed at the Cottages. My parents also joined us for a few nights. Staying at the Cottages at Boat Basin was the best choice could have made. The location is perfect. It's right on the water and a stone's throw from the action on main street, children's beach, whaling... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear PeachRH - all of us at the Cottages and Lofts are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for sharing this review. We hope you get a chance to visit us again before the summer is over. Thanks again! Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Scituate, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 May 2014

My wife, and two other couples have been staying at the Cottages for many years, and each year enjoy our stay more than the year prior. The location is superb, the accommodations are lovely, but the warmth and welcome you receive from the staff is the reason we continue to return. In particular, two members of the staff distinguish themselves... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Dave_Chll - thank you for your review and the kind words, especially regarding Karen and Errol. We all hope to see you again soon. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

North Bay, Canada
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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Stayed in John Jay at end of pier for a couple of nights. We were there in May, would be very busy in high season. Beautiful big windows and great areas on two sides to sit outside. Awesome when we were there but lots of people walked by and looked in which wasn't a problem but would be if happened... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear NorthBayVisitor: Thank you for sharing your experience at the Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin. Your kind words are appreciated and thank you for staying with us - we hope to see you on a return visit to Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013

This area is VERY noisy!! Make sure you do not stay in the Crow's Nest. It is above the bar and we did not sleep until 3 am then the cleaning people arrived at 6 am. Worse two nights of sleep we have ever had on vacation

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear ann k - thank you for your review as your feedback is very important to us. I apologize that you were inconvenienced by the noise in the area where you stayed. The Cottages and Lofts, being on three different wharfs, has many options when it comes to location, views and floor plans. Information regarding these can be found on... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2013

We've just returned from a four night stay at The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin in Nantucket. Our one bedroom cottage, Upper Mermansion, had a spectacular view of the basin and the town. We had sunrise to our left and sunset to our right. The entire staff was friendly, courteous and welcoming. Our cottage was clean, bright, and... More 

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jim1834, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear Tomten175 - thank you for your review. All of us at The Cottages and Lofts are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again next season. Keep an eye on our Hot Dates Cool Rates promotions for special rates on special dates. Regards, Jim Storey GM More 

East Orleans, Massachusetts
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145 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

we just returned home, after 3 nights at Three Brothers, a 2 bedroom cottage right on the wharf at the Boat Basin. we, being a group of 2 couples, each with their dog, had a fabulous time! the staff is super....picked up our luggage from the ferry, loved our dogs, made dinner reservations for us, and gave us an extended... More 

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Jim1845, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Dear capecodbob41545 - thank you for sharing this review. It is great to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us. Your idea for hooks on the wall is great, thank you for the suggestion. Also, great Room Tip: our website has a map and floor plans for each Cottage and Loft so that interested parties can see the specifics... More 

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about The Cottages at The Boat Basin

Address: 24 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA 02554
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: RM836 - RM4,272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Cottages at The Boat Basin 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Ask. The reservation people are happy to provide details on different rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles V7616NOjamesf, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“ask for quiet if you need it.”
 of 5 bubbles JLCFN, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Toward the end of the pier (away from the road and main traffic). Really - you can't go wrong with the setting.”
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  • View of the pier at night, with cottages to the right.
 of 5 bubbles Slainte1969, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floors offer great views of the harbor”
 of 5 bubbles Traveling_NJ_Girl, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Sea Syren & Catawba are both near some of the rowdier bars. If you're traveling with light sleepers you may want to chose another cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles 794andiej, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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