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The Carlisle House Inn

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26 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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The Carlisle House Inn
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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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Portsmouth, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights in March...selected this B&B for its working fireplaces...and they made our trip. Actually a fun time to see Nantucket since there were few other visitors on the island. Stayed in the Brant Point room and enjoyed some wine in front of the fire. Only downside was the bathroom...small and in need of an update.

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Southampton, MA
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm, wonderful stay in the Carlisle House Inn. The third floor Miacomet room made up with two twin beds wasn't "large" but was perfectly fine for my daughter and myself. It is a necessity to have a private bathroom, this one had charming dog motif tiles in the shower. The breakfast was good; fresh breads and fruit and thankfully real... More 

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Millbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

After walking on the beach dotted with snow, it was delightful to return to the warm and cozy inn. Beautifully appointed bedroom, complete with fireplace. Heather, owner and innkeeper, made me feel welcomed like a member of her extended family of guests. I highly recommend the Carlisle House Inn.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I stayed at this lovely inn for two weeks during a recent business trip. Nantucket is expensive but this gem of a B&B is very reasonably priced considering its proximity to town, the bus line and Jetties Beach. For most of my stay I was in the Tuckernuck room on the third floor of this old whale captains home. The... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We chose the Carlisle House because it was near the ferry and would allow a one night stay in September. The historic house needs modernization. For example, there were few channels on the older TV. The continental breakfast was adequate. It could have been a more charming experience.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

So this is my second time staying with Heather and the great staff at the Carlisle house Inn. The Carlisle Inn has the most beautiful classical Nantucket Inn with a combination of old world living and new world conveniences. I stayed last in the spring and this visit was in September. Check in was very accommodating as I had a... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My husband and I just spent two nights at The Carlisle House Inn while spending a fall weekend on Nantucket. The location is perfect…you can walk/bike from Steamship fast ferry, explore the town, shops and restaurants and access the bike paths easily from the Inn. The innkeeper, Heather, was extremely welcoming and helpful. The fall is a magnificent time to... More 

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New York City, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Wonderful abode far enough away from town noise but close enough to be right there. Heather the owner is a dream, baking wonderful pastries every morning and home made bread. The beds are so soft and the pillows are as well. An added bonus is the outdoor area where you can bring your own drink and food and picnic if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this pleasant inn at the edge of town. Being near Main and Broad Streets in the center of the Nantucket and also near Jetty Beach next to the harbor, The Carlisle House Inn is in a wonderful location. Small, narrow cobblestones streets near by (like Ash Street) offer opportunities for observing some of the beautiful... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a great Labor Day weekend at the Carlisle House Inn! The location was excellent (3 min walk into town), the room was clean and the inn keeper Heather was very welcoming. We loved the wine and cheese tasting on Saturday night as we got to meet other guests and drink some good wine and try out some tasty... More 

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