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Naples, Florida
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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We are staying in the white elephant residence for Christmas stroll weekend. When we arrived neither tv worked and the engineer had to come to fix them. The fridge door won't close and they will presumably fix that after we go (an engineer was supposed to come yesterday but did not). It's Sunday now, of a two day stay, and... More 

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Thank charliebrown5
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had a wonderful experience at this hotel, fantastic service all around from island arrival to departure. We stayed in room with harbour view which I highly recommend. We were starving after our ferry ride and decided to try the hotel restaurant for lunch which was unexpectedly very good, we also had breakfast there. We are already... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent one night there last week, and they really have it buttoned down. Swift pickup at the ferry, and although our room was not ready at arrival, they checked our bags, and they drove us back into town for lunch. they called us on the cell when the room was ready. Great view from very nice room, well appointed, great... More 

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Houston, Texas
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What more can I say about this place other than what a wonderful stay. My wife and I recently visited for 3 nights as a getaway relaxation trip. The staff were so helpful and inviting. The rooms well very well kept and could. Or have asked for a better place To be on the island.

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United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our return ferry to the mainland was cancelled due to bad weather; as 'ferry refugees', we needed a last-minute place to stay on Nantucket. The White Elephant had room and we booked for 1 night. The hotel staff were very welcoming, friendly and well-trained. Our room was of an average size with a Harbor view and a comfortable bed. Crisp... More 

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Thank Deborah Ann A
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Visited in the last week of October. Hotel was quiet but staff were friendly and attentive. Stayed in a ground floor suite. Suite was spacious comprising a king bed and a sofa bed for the kids. Only slight flaw was the evening turn down service that failed to make the sofa bed up - we returned late from a meal... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were given a corner room with our own private balcony overlooking the water. The bed is quite high so may be difficult for short people. The bed linens were the softest I have ever felt. Robes and slippers were awaiting us in the closet. The bathroom is quite large but not a lot of space around the sink for... More 

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2 Thank spaintravelerAtlanta
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Accommodations were lovely. Location was perfect; easy walk to Lola 41 where dinner was excellent. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. They brought our bags to the boat so we could enjoy our final afternoon unencumbered.

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Thank Erica W
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, beautiful setting, perfect location and good service, very friendly staff. Our room was charming, albeit a bit small but we didn't have many options as we booked last minute. It was lovely and I would recommend.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Historic updated cottages a short walk to main street. Nice views, well laid out, private and wonderful. A short walk to town. Nice restaurant and bar. Great service staff. Well suited for weddings too. We will be going back.

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Brant Point Grill
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Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 64-room island treasure has accommodations ranging from garden cottages to suites on the harbor. 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about White Elephant

Address: 50 Easton Street, PO Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02554
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: $353 - $1,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — White Elephant 4.5*
Number of rooms: 64
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White Elephant Nantucket
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Nantucket
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“Harborview room was a long walk from lobby, but worth it”
 of 5 bubbles bluewaterk330, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try for a room with Harbor views or a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles deb0rahanna, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room away from the restaurant as it can be noisy when the hotel is busy.”
 of 5 bubbles spaintravelerAtlanta, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Well away from the reception area”
 of 5 bubbles deborahp21, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for a harbor view room”
 of 5 bubbles laurapaine2016, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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