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Boston, Massachusetts
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...

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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

East Orleans, Massachusetts
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...

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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...

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Reviewed 30 September 2013

I found this place on the internet and booked it based on someone else's review. And boy am I glad I did. We stayed in the Crow's Nest a second floor loft with a 360 degree of the harbor. And the interior was almost as nice as the view. The place was very well put together, clean spacious and convenient...

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

Dear TeamDork - we are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your kind comments, especially about the team we have in place at The Cottages! Great to hear your thinking of a return trip next spring, we look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Jim Storey GM

Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 September 2013

I recently stayed at a beautiful cottage (Aurora) over Labor Day near Straight Wharf and I can't say enough good things about my experience. I've also stayed at this cottage a couple years ago for Christmall Stroll & have stayed at a smaller loft (Phebe) right where the Hy-line ferry comes in numerous times over the past 6 years. The...

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

Dear BYC78: thank you for the kind comments and for sharing your experience regarding your stay with us. All of us at the Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you on a return visit Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey GM

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Would you stay in a room over a bar and busy kitchen (in Boston, Gloucester, Newport)? Probably not in Nantucket either if you knew about the large industrial kitchen fan that vibrates the entire room (avi not up-loadable to demonstrate water bottle moving about counter top), or the pic ante of a kitchen grill (fish of course) both inside the...

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

Dear Deb D - I urgently would like to talk with you regarding your review. Please contact me at 508-638-2332 or jstorey@niresorts.com - thank you, Jim Storey, General Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Stayed at the Basin and really enjoyed our time. It is different then most places in that check in is a small shack with a front desk. The cottages line up and down the marina. The cottages are quiet quaint. We had the one bedroom with a small kitchen and bath. Although small, it was perfect size for my wife...

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

Dear JPM098 - thank you for staying with us and thank you for sharing this review. We appreciate your kind comments and are very pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us. We hope to see you again on a return visit to Nantucket. Regards, Jim Storey GM

Seattle
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We visited Boston, the Cape and Nantucket last fall for my genealogical research, but also for a second honeymoon for my husband and I. We sought a romantic hideaway, but within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants around the harbor. The Cottages and Lofts worked out perfectly for us! We booked a loft, and received a terrific mid-week...

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

Dear JFleure - thank you for sharing your experience regarding your stay with us. I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves especially on such a special occasion. Hope you can return to Nantucket and the Cottages and Lofts again soon. Regards, Jim Storey

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We stayed recently for 3 nights. Service was warm and friendly and location was fantastic. The accommodations are unique over water cottages with lovely balconies overlooking the Marina. We had been warned beforehand that our particular room was in a busy part of the marina and could be noisy - they were right, but since we had been forewarned it...

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Brihgid R, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Cottages! The Beach Bus is certainly one of our most popular amenities - I am glad that you took advantage of it! Kind Regards, Brihgid Rogers Innkeeper The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin

cherry valley, ma
Reviewed 22 June 2013

We are returning patrons of The Cottages and stayed at Meridian for the first time this recent visit. I think I'm in love with this cottage! The large open living area and sliding glass doors opening to the deck overlooking the marina was just paradise to wake up to each morning. Our dog loved it too! I can't say enough...

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Brihgid R, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Cottages on Tripadvisor! I am pleased to hear that you loved your accommodations in Meridian. Our housekeepers take such pride in the cleanliness of their rooms and the comfort of their guests & furry friends- your review brought a smile to all of our faces here at the Cottages! We are proud to...

Needham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 June 2013

From the second we stepped off the ferry we were taken care of by the Cottages & Lofts staff. Picked up in a van, taken to check in and directed to our cottage (Catawba) located on Straight Wharf right behind the Gazebo it was the perfect location for us 20-somethings. Walkable from the best bars and restaurants on the island...

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Brihgid R, Manager at The Cottages at The Boat Basin, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! I am so glad that you had such a nice time in our Catawba loft. The lofts at our property are such perfectly placed hidden gems, aren't they? Many do not realize that we offer lofts on top of Vineyard Vines, The Black Dog Shop, the Provisions shop behind the...

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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • 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: $277 - $1,508 (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.”
  • View of our cottage
  • 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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