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The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin

Forbes names WOOF Cottages one of the 11 Great Pet Friendly Hotels & Resorts in America. Just steps from downtown Nantucket, the Woof Cottages are special 1- or 2-bedroom cottages with kitchens for guests with pets.Set within Nantucket Island's magnificent waterfront and just a short walk from historic downtown, The pet friendly Cottages & Lofts offer the ideal spot from which to explore the island. The view from The Cottages is a panorama of sun, sea and boats in Nantucket's busy harbor, all enjoyed from outdoor patios or decks where guests can host outdoor picnics or clambakes. Tour Nantucket Town and stroll down the cobblestone streets and narrow lanes of this faithfully preserved whaling seaport, home to fascinating shops, museums and fine restaurants.The Cottages consist of 24 newly renovated cottages with one, two and three bedrooms, and 5 new lofts (studio cottages are also available). All have kitchens. Ideal for couples and families, The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin are located directly on the docks at Swain's Wharf, Old South Wharf and Straight Wharf offering waterfront locations or water views. Designated "Woof Cottages" are pet friendly and provide special pet amenities.Provisioning service: Your shopping list will be coordinated by our Pre-arrival Concierge and Front Desk. Items requested will be placed in your Cottage by 3 pm on day of your arrival. No alcohol or tobacco can be purchased. An 18% service charge applies and will be added to the retail cost of your items. Two night minimum stay required for this service which is available June through Labor Day.Parking Availability: There is no designated parking for The Cottages or The Lofts. Please ask about the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA) bus service for convenient transportation around the island and to the beaches. The transit terminal is just a short walk from The Cottages and The Lofts. In addition, taxis are readily available.

Pet Policy

Dogs and cats are welcome at this pet friendly lodging with prior innkeeper approval. Pets must be quiet, especially at night and are restricted to the Woof Cottages. A non-refundable pet fee of $75 is required. We are pleased to announce that 10% of the pet fee will be donated to Nantucket Animal Charities.

Pet Amenities

An array of pet friendly amenities! Welcome basket of pet treats and play toys, blissful beds, food/water bowls, litter/litter box, and more! Dog walking/sitting services available.


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24 Old South Wharf
Nantucket, MA 02554
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Features and Amenities

  • Modern kitchen
  • Fine cotton bed linens
  • Bath amenities
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Flat-screen TVs
  • Cable television
  • DVD
  • Many with outdoor patios/decks
  • Pre-arrival Concierge will coordinate your activities and reservations while on island
  • New Business Center
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safes
  • Bike rack
  • Complimentary use of bicycles (first come, first served)
  • Complimentary daily shuttle to Surfside Beach
  • Skipper, our official beach bum, will advise on the best beaches
  • Shuttle available mid-June through Labor Day (pets allowed on board)
  • Beach chairs and towels
  • Kids coloring book briefcase
  • Nantucket Kids Adventure Guide
  • Provisioning service (see above)
  • Robes & Slippers
  • Kids' Fishing Program
  • Dog walking/sitting services available

Hotel Policies

Check In: 3 PM Check Out: 11 AM