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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I spent a couple of nights, last week, at the lovely Hawthorn House, in Nantucket. In town, location couldn't have been better. It was easy for me to walk to the ferry, even with all the stuff I had. The hosts are very nice people, lovely to chat with. My room was located on the second floor and I had... More 

Thank IrishSheaEyes
Man-from-Nantucket, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for the wonderful review. We do so love to be told that we're getting it right. Please come again! More 

Quincy, Massachusetts
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172 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great little spot walking distance from ferries right in the middle of shops and restaurants. We had a cute room with a balcony deck area. Ours had a separate private bath across the hall- sounds scary but actually was not bad at all- we had our own key and as long as we kept it locked, it was not an... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A nice place in a good location, but nothing special. The room was clean and comfortable. We didn't have much interaction with the owners. Breakfast was in the form of vouchers for a choice of three restaurants in the neighborhood (the smoked salmon bagel at The Bean was excellent).

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Man-from-Nantucket, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. And, thank you for pointing out that we have clean, comfortable rooms, that we treat our guests to an excellent breakfast at their choice of three local restaurants and that we have a terrific location. We are an owner occupied business--available for interaction with our guests all day, every day. We believe that "special" like... More 

McKinney, Texas
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169 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Location of hawthorn house is good to old downtown and the ferry. You can walk from the ferry as its only three or four block. Beautiful area. Only complaint is our room is too small. Bearly room for a queen bed. Tiny bath. Just too small to stay in and for this reason I will not stay here again. If... More 

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Man-from-Nantucket, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. We are, indeed, very proud of our excellent location in the downtown historic district. As stated in past responses, the Hawthorn House was built in 1849. As such, some of our rooms are small if compared to modern hotels. It's unfortunate that you didn't ask to see some of our other rooms during your... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Clean room; kind hosts. Instead of bfast, offer vouchers to three cafes in town, which was nice and plenty of money on them to take care of bfast each day! Daily room service, too. Can't beat the location, and wasn't noisy at night (and we were on the first floor, front room). Would rec this place to others!

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Man-from-Nantucket, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Thank You, for your kind words! More 

Orlando, Florida
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66 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Location is excellent. I suppose this place is affordable, for Nantucket. The rooms are decorated to look old...old fashioned wallpaper and such, but the carpet and bedding and all new and the bathroom is relatively modern. Bed comfortable. Window AC unit does the job and also helps block out external noise. No restaurant or food service of any kind on... More 

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Man-from-Nantucket, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Thank you for this accurate review. Affordable is relative, especially in season. Within a block of us you could pay more than twice what we charge for a similar room. We're open all year long so when the summer madness is over the rates are scaled back by almost 2/3rds ... When describing our decor we like to say the... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Looking for a great place to stay in the heart of Nantucket!!!! Well spend a weekend at the hawthorn house! This bed and breakfast was a very relaxing place to stay! The beds were very comfortable and the rooms had a very antique vibe.Making it a more enjoyable stay!!

Thank Daniel O
Man-from-Nantucket, Owner at Hawthorn House, responded to this review

Thank you, Daniel! We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Do come back again. More 

Manchester, Connecticut
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a long weekend while we attended a friend's wedding. This was one of the cheapest places we came across, although I dare use that word when describing anything in Nantucket. We were in a small corner room that had a small balcony but no bathroom. Our bathroom was located across the hall. We... More 

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Why would you go to Nantucket and not stay in an old Nantucket house? You can select your room when you book. We had room #2 just inside the front door. It had a side door on to a porch and was very comfortable. You could throw a stone to the information office, the Whaling Museum was very close and... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

The descriptions of this property offered by the owners are pretty accurate. It is small and very centrally located. The rooms are small. There are few amenities. But if you don't need a lot of space, it is a pretty good value for what it is. There is no breakfast offered - you can make a cup of Keurig coffee,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Superior location and value distinguish this attractive 1849 guesthouse. 9 rooms all have private baths, wi-fi, mini-refrigerators, and air-conditioning in season. Breakfast is provided in two local restaurants using a voucher system. Open year round. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hawthorn House

Address: 2 Chestnut St., Nantucket, MA 02554
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: ₹ 9,438 - ₹ 21,681 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hawthorn House 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“You are given breakfast vouchers for 3 local places to eat, as they do not have kitchen facilities available. I found this quite enjoyable.”
 of 5 bubbles IrishSheaEyes, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room too small”
 of 5 bubbles kmam2015, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Select your room when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles 400vickiek, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Look at individual room descriptions carefully, they are all different.”
 of 5 bubbles ke312, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 is quiet and the detached bathroom is no problem”
 of 5 bubbles N6406DJamya, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
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