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When you stay at The Cottages and Lofts at Boat Basin in Nantucket, you’ll be near the beach and minutes from Maria Mitchell Aquarium and Dreamland Film and Performing Arts Center. This 4-star apartment is within close proximity of Nantucket Atheneum and Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket.


Make yourself at home in one of the 29 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and stovetops. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. Guests can catch a ride on the shuttle (surcharge), which operates within 3.00 mi.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk.

How to Get There

The Cottages and Lofts at Boat Basin
24 Old South Wharf
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States


4.5 Very Good 193 Reviews
Great Spot
Reviewed 1 month ago

We just returned from one night at the Cottages and are already thinking about a return trip. They upgraded our room and put us in the John Jay Cottage. It was right at the end of the dock and had an amazing view of the harbor. The cottage was two floors with a full bath downstairs and a comfortable sitting area and kitchen setup. Upstairs had a nice sized bedroom with a king size bed and a 1/2 bath. Both floors had ductless heat/ac units and with nighttime temps in the 40’s they were nice to have. Outside was a dining area and also a couple of rockers to sit and watch the boats go by. The unit also had the use of two bikes but we didn’t have a chance to go for a ride, hopefully next time. I would definitely recommend staying here.

WaterView at the The Cottages
Reviewed 8 months ago

we stayed for a week in Oct 2018 at the John Jay cottage overlooking the water and the Old Wharf.
The apt was cozy with full kitchen ,two baths and a large bedroom upstairs. Patio overlooked the old wharf and the water
Very peaceful. Would stay again

Girls long weekend in Nantucket
Reviewed 8 months ago

The Boat Basin Cottages were lovely. My friends and I have visited Nantucket a number of times and we always enjoy the water, the food, and the SHOPPING. During this trip we met Cecil Jackson who works at the Cottages and what a find! Cecil took great care of our group. He was fabulous!

Great views, service, and accommodations!
Reviewed 8 months ago

I stayed here last weekend with my siblings and our Mother to celebrate her birthday. We had the 3 BR cottage “Orion” right on the water. The views were gorgeous, and our cottage offered living space on 2 levels. The bathrooms were bright and updated w/plenty of fluffy white towels, there was a nicely furnished kitchen w/complimentary water bottles, coffee & tea. Good sized living room with comfortable sofa and chairs. Each room had a Mitsubishi A/C and heat unit, they are super efficient and worked very well. We enjoyed excellent service from beginning to end, the golf carts picking us up at the ferry with our luggage was a huge bonus! The desk clerks were extremely helpful. They even left a nice birthday card and chocolates for my Mom, she loved it. I will definitely return!

Absolutely charming, a sailor's dream
Reviewed 9 months ago

These cute cottages offer a unique feel for the island. They are all surrounded by the harbor and they are all cape code style cottages with full kitchens.
TV in the living and bedroom.
The staff was very accommodating from picking us up at the ferry to taking us back the day we left.
* Beds are comfortable, clean and comfortable- is always a plus!
Thank you Randall -