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“Fair, but not the room I was expecting, they made up for it”
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The Beachside
Ranked #12 of 14 Hotels in Nantucket
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I booked through Orbits, big mistake, should have booked with Beachside. I calked prior to arrival to make sure we had a poolside room and reassured by their staff. We got stuck in the back with car parked at the door. Motel atmosphere. We rented bikes and rack outside the room.
The staff could have not been nicer. We were driven to the restaurant Galley Beach,,, no cabs available with the rain down poor.
Breakfast is great,, and plenty of room even at full capacity. Shower nice, heat in bathroom.
The rooms on Nantucket are outrageous ! Next time will call the Beachside for our reservation, because the room at poolside are so much nicer with the deck even if it is raining.
Of bring your own laundry soap. Would like it in the vending machine.
Emphasize again very nice staff.

Room Tip: Great staff, fair price
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2014

sisdenise, thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent stay. Although reservations may be made for our hotel, as well as many others, through third party reservation systems, there are times that the room types are not explained as clearly as when reservations are made directly with us. We are always happy to accomodate our guests when we can and at busy cab times, this can help our guests be prompt for their various dinner reservations. Your stay was in one of our less expensive Cliffside rooms which are located in the rear of the property and do not have private outside sitting areas as our popular Poolside rooms do. We try to offer various room types to accomodate all of our guests and we are always more than happy to explain in detail the differences. We hope that you will be back to visit the Beachside and the beautiful island of Nantucket in the near future. Karen Keelan., Managing Partner., The Beachside at Nantucket

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Beachside is a beautiful, well maintained property with convenient location. It is close to town and close to Jetties beach. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Reservations are flexible and easy to make.

Room Tip: This is an old fashioned style motel, with 2 floors surrounding pool area, par king lot on other sid...
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2014

Deb, Thank you for mentioning how beautiful and well maintained our property is. We work very hard to maintain our grounds, and especially at this time of year., our beautiful hydrangeas throughout the property are in full bloom and exquisite. The Beachside is conveniently located midway between nearby Jetties beach and downtown Nantucket, and both are a quick 12 minute walk. We hope that you will come back and visit us in the near future! Karen Keelan, Managing Partner, The Beachside at Nantucket

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Reviewed 17 July 2014

I had a wonderful stay at the Beachside early July with my husband. This is the best deal in Nantucket. The room was recently given a face lift and it had a lovely patio to enjoy the sun and outside. There is a pool and open space with green grass to enjoy along with beautiful hydrangeas lining the pool fence. This place is perfect for families. The staff was more than friendly, calling cabs and answering all of my questions. They give you beach towels for the beach, a great continental breakfast until 10am, and a coffee maker with free coffee in your room.

The location is the best. Its in Brandt Point so close to Jetties Beach, the harbor, and the town. If you bring a car (which you don't need), you can park it behind your unit which is so convenient. I just feel like this place is so much nicer than many of the closed in guest houses i have been in.

I saw a lot of families and couples. I didn't hear any noise from the young adults who sometimes stay here over July 4th weekend which was good.

I would recommend that the hotel stay vigilant about keeping this a beautiful quiet place to stay.
I loved my stay.

Room Tip: If with children the first floor around pool is easy living. If no children, i would choose a first...
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2014

DM, What a wonderful review of the Beachside and thank you so much! I agree that our location is just perfect and a short walk to nearby beaches and downtown. Each year., more and more families are making the Beachside their fun summer vacation place. The pool, of course, is a wonderful draw for families who just want to be relaxing together in a beautifully quiet setting, especially now when the all of our multi-colored hydrangeas are so beautiful! I asked many of our families over the last year which games and movies that they would like to see the Beachside offer and we have a great variety now, thanks to everyone's input. We do try to update various rooms as we can and will continue to do so to make the Beachside as comfortable as we can for all of our guests, even our four-legged guests whom we welcome, as well! We are so glad that you joined us this year and hope to see you again in the near future. Karen Keelan, Managing Partner, The Beachside at Nantucket

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Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

We were on a family road trip and decided to go to Nantucket for just one night. We picked a great motel! We were first quite disappointed that it was not located on the beach as you would think with the name and all the pics on their website but once we settled in and realized how close to town and the beach we were very happy. You can walk into town or it is a very quick cab ride. The motel itself was very clean and comfortable. The decor was very Nantucket!! I would recommend the second floor so you can leave the patio door open all night and get the nice breeze. The location is perfect if you want to eat and shop in town. The beach was beautiful and just a short walk down the street. For the price and overall Nantucket experience you can't go wrong!

Stayed: June 2014
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

sandpailkids, as always with all of our guests, I appreciate the time that you have taken to let us know of your recent stay at the Beachside. You are right in recognizing that our location is so convenient to town and to the beautiful beaches close to the Beachside. Our website virtual tour of the hotel shows actual pictures of the rooms and grounds, including our pool area, not any representing that the hotel is on the beach, as that would not be true. As with most of the hotels and inns on this beautiful island, there are beaches very close to all of us and that is one of the things that makes Nantucket so special! I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you will be back to visit us in the near future. Karen Keelan., Managing Partner., The Beachside at Nantucket

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Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

This was our 7th time at the Beachside, having visited regularly over the years for short weekend trips. Our room ( cliff side, no view) seemed less well kept and clean than on prior visits. It seems no updates have been done over the past couple of years. Not sure we'll be back.

Stayed: September 2013
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2014

DrapJ005, I am sorry that I was not made aware of your disappointment during your actual stay with us, because I would have been able to investigate the circumstances thoroughly at that time. I'm not quite sure when you last stayed with us before your most recent trip, but each year, we address various changes and improvements that need to be made to enhance our guests' stays. Although it is our 50th year in business, we are constantly adding more amenities and address our guests' needs and wants. I would love to talk to you directly about this and hope that you will give us another chance, as you have been a repeat guest. I can be reached through the front desk at anytime and hope to hear from you in the near future. Karen Keelan., Managing Partner., The Beachside at Nantucket

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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Well run, clean, great staff.............a stroll into town.............whats not to like.....
Don't panic about the walk from the ferry but don't expect any hotel help, it's a walk or a taxi, we walked

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

Brewi0621., We appreciate your comments about your recent visit to the Beachside. Although we are only a twelve minute walk from one of the ferries., we are more than happy to pick up or drop off guests when they need a ride. We will certainly make it known in better ways than we have, so thank you for the reminder! Our location to nearby beaches and a short walk to town make it so convenient for our guests to be out and about, or they can choose to just relax by our beautiful pool.
We try to remain an affordable alternative for this beautiful island of Nantucket. We have many families with children who come back year after year, as sometimes families need accomodations that are affordable and a great value for their stays. We also welcome our four legged guests and have several pet-friendly rooms available, as well.
Thank you for your comments and we hope to see you again in the near future! Karen Keelan., Managing Partner., The Beachside at Nantucket

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Every summer for the last 8 years my wife, son and I have gotten together on Martha's Vineyard for a family vacation with her two sisters and their families, 11 people in all. We decided to try a Nantucket vacation for the first time and decided on the Beachside based on a recommendation from a friend.
It far exceeded our expectations. I spent years working in hotels and restaurants and the biggest challenge is always finding competent employees who are friendly and welcoming to the guests. The Beachside certainly has this down. From the front desk, to housekeeping to the guys helping by the pool we were all impressed at the welcoming attitude and how they anticipated our needs.
My wife's sisters families both had rooms poolside. Our room was in the courtyard area. Everything was close enough to easily access anything we needed on the property. My in laws loved the fact they could sit by the pool with the door to their room open while their little one napped.

Breakfast was perfect for all and allowed us to have a leisurely morning without having to get up and go into town.

Spent the first day by the pool and it was perfect for all of us. Three feet walk in at the shallow end for the kids and five feet at the deepest point with plenty of towels available.

Everything we wanted to do was in walking distance from the hotel. Jettties beach, the best kids beach on the island (in my opinion) is a short walk as is everything you might need in town.

We love the Vineyard but our experience at the Beachside this year may have created a new destination for our summer family vacations.

Many thanks to the staff at the Beachside for a great vacation experience.

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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KarenK12_12, Owner at The Beachside, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2014

Bill F., we appreciate your sharing your recent experience at the Beachside and your thanks to our staff! We do try to anticipate our guests' needs and welcome all suggestions and comments so that we can continually improve and make all of our guests happy. Many families have made their summer stay at the Beachside an annual event and have experienced the comfortable surroundings for their children every year. Our location does make it easy for a quick walk to several of the beautiful beaches, and yet our pool is the perfect place to just relax. We hope that you will make the Beachside and the beautiful island of Nantucket the "new" summer getaway for all of you. We hope to see you again in the near future. Karen Keelan, Managing Partner., The Beachside at Nantucket

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Address: 30 N Beach St, Nantucket, MA 02554-2215
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #12 of 14 Hotels in Nantucket
Price Range: £178 - £455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Beachside 2*
Number of rooms: 90
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