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The Carlisle House Inn

Certificate of Excellence
26 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wadsworth, Ohio
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sankaty room. Sink outside of the very tiny bathroom-undesirable. Mattress-poor. Pillows-poor. Breakfast- for the nightly fee there should absolutely be a full breakfast not continental; breakfast elsewhere can run you $60 for 2 if you go to a decent place. If you want a great B&B experience head to Kehoe House in Savannah, GA.

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

We are sorry that this guest was disappointed. Despite our checking in with her during her stay to ask if everything was to her liking, her feelings were not shared with us, which is unfortunate. Like almost all other B&Bs on Nantucket, we are licensed to serve a continental breakfast, not a full breakfast. We serve an ample -and according... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adorable historic house on Nantucket - very clean, comfy, and walking distance to everything! The inkeeper bakes fresh goodies in the morning as part of the included breakfast. We loved spending time on the patio and the backyard. Wonderful and a great price for the island! Thank you :)

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure having you and your friends stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third weekend stay at the Carlisle House. It is on a quiet side street in a very convenient location. (Short walk to all restaurants, ferries, shopping, bus system and even a couple beaches). It is reasonably priced compared to other places in the summer. When I stayed it was completely booked and I only saw 4 other... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Carlisle Inn was a great location for our trip to Nantucket. The owner was very helpful with ideas for things to do on our stay and even drove us to the ferry when we left. We had 4 guests and this was one of the few B&Bs that could accommodate us and we are glad they did.

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Abbotsford, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Sconset suite and were there for 3 nights as we were attending a wedding. We had an excellent experience. Heather is friendly, helpful and welcoming. We enjoyed the experience of being in a historic building furnished with antiques, and with stories connected to it. Our room was very comfortable and clean. We were... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Stayed at The Carlisle House Inn for three nights recently as my husband was taking part in the Nantucket Triathlon. It was situated in a perfect location for the ferry terminal, town, restaurants and Jetties Beach where the triathlon was being held. The Inn was clean and comfortable and the Innkeeper was polite and friendly. The continental breakfasts were delicious.... More 

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

stayed there for a business trip and everything was great. had a small 1 bdrm w shared bath and it was fine. Good air condition, clean establishment, nice breakfast and good people running the place. would stay again...

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Mamaroneck, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I spent 4 nights at the inn on a short vacation with my daughter. It was only a ten minute walk from the ferry and close to downtown Nantucket. The room was good for us and the price was reasonable. Continental breakfast included and a nice garden to enjoy.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Carlisle House feels like staying in your own home. I've stayed here three times now, and it's always a great experience. Rooms are cozy and comfortable, breakfast is fresh, local and delicious, and the garden is my favorite place in the world to enjoy a quiet drink and a good book. The location is excellent - just a couple... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I recently stayed with eight other girlfriends at the Carlisle house for a long weekend trip to Nantcket. We took advantage of the 2nd and 3rd floor suites and a double bedroom, which proved to be more than enough space for all of us. The rooms were bright and clean, and more spacious than I'd expect from an Inn in... More 

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed everything about The Carlisle House Inn! It was such a pleasure having you and your girlfriends here for the weekend. We look forward to seeing you in August! More 

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