Best Hotels in Nantucket

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    The Nantucket Hotel & Resort
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway in Nantucket, Massachusetts, consider The Nantucket Hotel & Resort. Recent visitors raved about the amount of kid-friendly amenities available at the property, as well as the warm, welcoming staff. In addition to supervised day and evening programs for children (fees may apply), the hotel provides bicycle rentals, two heated outdoor pools (one that's solely reserved for adults) and free rides on an antique fire truck. Previous lodgers reported that the on-site Breeze Restaurant was also kid-appropriate, with a separate menu just for picky eaters. If you'd rather dine off-site, you'll find a variety of options within walking distance thanks to the hotel's central location in downtown Nantucket, just a half-mile west of Brant Point Lighthouse. The property is also within walking distance of the ferry docks and is less than a mile from Jetties Beach (the hotel offers complimentary beach shuttle service). Rooms are equally family-oriented, with some suites accommodating up to 15 guests. Accommodations are equipped with Frette linens, iHome radios, coffee makers, TVs with DVD players, plush bathrobes and beach towels and chairs. What's more, guests are granted access to The Nantucket Club (located on-site), which houses a gym and spa and offers yoga and fitness classes.
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    Harborside Hotel at White Elephant
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Harborside Hotel at White Elephant has been a favorite of Nantucket, Massachusetts' bluebloods since the 1920s. Exactly how ritzy is it? Well, visitors are welcome to dock their yachts out front, and the Brant Point Grill is considered a see-and-be-seen spot. But this local favorite is convenient for tourists, too; it's half a mile from downtown Nantucket and an ideal hub for travelers visiting without a car. Guests rave about the first-rate service. And the rooms and suites, complete with flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access and outdoor patios or decks, receive high praise from families and other large parties. The larger White Elephant complex is a seasonal property, open from April through October and for limited dates in late November and early December, so travelers who want to stay here should plan their visits accordingly.
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    Inn at White Elephant
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Many recent visitors call the Inn at White Elephant their favorite place to stay on Nantucket. Reviewers credited the inn's attentive, "first-class" service, its spacious accommodations and its unbeatable location just steps from Childrens Beach and Nantucket Town, Massachusetts, as reasons for their loyalty and praise. Accommodations here range from deluxe rooms to suites with gas fireplaces and waterfront decks. Standard room amenities include Pratesi linens, complimentary Wi-Fi access, minifridges and showers. The inn's dining venues (located at the adjacent sister property, the Harborside Hotel at White Elephant) also won kudos from recent guests, as did the property's amenities, which include a seasonal outdoor pool, a fitness center, a spa, complimentary use of the inn's bicycles and daily coffee, pastries, port and cheese in the lobby. Those traveling with little ones will also be happy to know that the hotel offers plenty of kids amenities, such as loaner boogie boards and beach toys. Note: The Inn at White Elephant is only open seasonally from April through October, as well as during the week of Thanksgiving and in early December.
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    The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Set on the historic harbor in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin beckon to travelers during the spring and summer seasons. Travelers can choose from a variety of accommodations, ranging from studio cottages on the marina to split-level three-bedroom lofts. Several pet-friendly "woof cottages" include perks like pet beds, green spaces and doggie turndown. All lodgings include balconies or patios, full kitchens with Keurig coffee makers and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Other complimentary amenities include bicycles for exploring the town, child-size fishing rods and sand toys, transportation to the ferry and beach (available mid-June to Labor Day), beach chairs, towels, umbrellas and coolers. If you don't feel like cooking in your cottage, you can grab breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Brant Point Grill (less than a mile north of the property) – where hotel guests receive a 15 percent discount. You can also take a complimentary water taxi across the island to dine at the cottage's sister property, TOPPER's at The Wauwinet. Recent guests praised the clean, spacious accommodations and said they were impressed with the staff's attention to detail.
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    The Veranda House Hotel Collection
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Composed of three distinct properties – the Arbor Cottage, the Veranda House and the Chapman House – The Veranda House Hotel Collection is a boutique bed-and-breakfast in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Guests seeking spacious, cottage-style rooms with traditional beach decor should book a room in the Arbor Cottage; those wanting a more modern stay with all the charms of a B&B should book a room in the Chapman House; and those looking for a "historically modern" mix of amenities and decor should reserve a room in the 17th-century Veranda House. All of the accommodations include Frette bathrobes, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi access, and all rates cover daily breakfast and afternoon cookies. Some upgraded rooms and suites also boast private terraces or balconies, as well as additional square footage. Overall, previous visitors loved the hotel's breakfasts, outdoor gardens and central location steps from downtown's restaurants, shops and beaches. But remember, this property only permits guests ages 10 and older.

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    Jared Coffin House
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    "Charming," "lovely" and "cozy" are words often used by recent guests to describe the Jared Coffin House. Situated near The Steamship Authority Nantucket Terminal, this inn exudes the refined style and historical significance often associated with the island on which it resides. Accommodations are dressed in elegant period decor and come equipped with modern comforts like complimentary Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. Guests laud the rooms for their style and comfort, but some strongly suggest upgrading to a suite, as standard rooms felt too small for some reviewers. In addition to complimentary Wi-Fi access, the Jared Coffin House offers complimentary parking, morning coffee and pastries, and afternoon snacks. Guests can also get beach chairs, towels and umbrellas for free, and the hotel provides kids with coloring kits and activity books. Travelers appreciated the short transit time to downtown Nantucket and the shore (both just a few blocks east of the hotel) as well as the staff's pleasant demeanor. There is only one restaurant at the Jared Coffin House (Nantucket Prime serves steaks and seafood), but that didn't seem to bother lodgers much. When the weather is right, guests say dining al fresco on the restaurant's patio is a must.  

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    Nantucket Inn
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Nantucket Inn sits adjacent to Nantucket Memorial Airport and about 3 miles from downtown Nantucket, Massachusetts. What’s more, the inn’s complimentary shuttle service allows guests to get around the island with relative ease. Back at this quaint, shingle-style hotel offers, travelers can start their day with a complimentary breakfast, called “Mom’s Breakfast,” before exploring the grounds. The property wows recent guests and is home to tennis courts, an outdoor pool and garden. Inside, guests will find a heated pool, a library lounge, laundry facilities and bike rentals, plus 100 guest rooms. All accommodations include complimentary Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV, a renovated bathroom, a minifridge and a sitting area. Past guests praise the shuttle service, which is reliable and convenient, but some of them note that the price of staying at the inn felt a bit high for the value. 

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    The Wauwinet
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Popular with honeymooners, The Wauwinet sits in a quieter northern corner of Nantucket island, less than 2 miles from the Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge. Here, you can stretch out your sea legs on one of two private beaches or sample the local seafood at the ever-popular TOPPER's restaurant. The attentive service staff deserves a mention as well: Everyone, from the reservations assistants to the cleaning staff, receives high praise from guests. The concierge even makes pre-vacation planning phone calls. The luxurious rooms and cottages, outfitted in soothing yellow tones with wooden furnishings, free Wi-Fi access and 400-thread-count Pratesi linens, leave guests vying for more time at this romantic retreat. Also included in your room rate: coffee and pastries in the morning and evening port and cheese. Because The Wauwinet is a member of the Relais & Châteaux family, Club 5C members can earn or redeem points here for additional benefits. Keep in mind: The Wauwinet is a seasonal property, open from late April to the end of October.
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    Greydon House
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Greydon House is a 4 star hotel located at 17 Broad Street in Nantucket. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 52 reviews.
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    Seven Sea Street Inn
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    3.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Seven Sea Street Inn is a 3.5 star hotel located at 7 Sea Street in Nantucket. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 534 reviews.
  • Brass Lantern Inn
    Nantucket, MA

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    3.0-star Hotel Class

    No confirmed availability on selected dates.

    Brass Lantern Inn is a 3 star hotel located at 11 North Water Street in Nantucket.
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    The Beachside at Nantucket
    Nantucket, MA
    • Free WiFi

    2.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Beachside at Nantucket is a 2 star hotel located at 30 North Beach Street in Nantucket. It has a 3.5 overall guest rating based on 204 reviews.

Frequently Asked Questions About Nantucket Hotels

What are the best boutique hotels?

The best boutique hotels in Nantucket are The Wauwinet and The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin. View the best boutique hotels.

What are the best family hotels?

Top-ranked family hotels in Nantucket include The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin and Harborside Hotel at White Elephant. View the best family hotels.

What are the best beach hotels?

The best hotels near the beach in Nantucket include The Wauwinet and The Cottages & Lofts at the Boat Basin. View the best beach hotels.

What are the best spa hotels?

The best hotels offering spa treatments in Nantucket are The Wauwinet and Harborside Hotel at White Elephant. View the best spa hotels.

What are the best hotels with free parking?

Top-ranked hotels in Nantucket with free parking include The Wauwinet and Harborside Hotel at White Elephant. View the top hotels with free parking.

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