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The Carlisle House Inn

26 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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The Carlisle House Inn
Ranked #13 of 41 Nantucket B&B and Inns
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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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Arlington, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Carlisle House Inn in the Tuckernuck Room for our first visit to Nantucket. This vacation was completely magical and I feel like Nantucket is an absolute dream! The Tuckernuck Room was cozy, and most importantly, an excellent value for Nantucket in July! We had our own bathroom, which was a must. The room was small, but... More

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Marion
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for the first time for a wknd getaway for my boyfriends bday. The place is very clean & the room was clean, charming & comfortable. We stayed in the Tom Nevers rm king size bed w/private bath shower. On Sunday I became very I'll & check out was for 11am but the owner was very understanding &... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent one month for business in this beautiful classical inn and Heather the Inn Keeper made me feel like family (without the chores of course;-). Check in and checkout was a breeze. when I forgot some luggage she made sure I got it. that is excellent service. The rooms varied in size but all were decorated with a historic... More

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

Thank you for your kind words, Bob! It was a pleasure having you and your colleagues with us for your extended stay. We look forward to seeing you again! More

Fairhaven
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect stay....amazing! Beautiful, charming, clean, historic, quiet, location...and of course the staff. Heather is the owner and she's the best, she personally greeted me and made sure my time here would be nothing but exceptional and comfortable. Thank you so much....I'll never stay anywhere else on this island.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chanced upon the inn while searching for a(last minute) single room for our twenty something son to come out with us to Nantucket. The room he stayed in is twin bedded and just the right price in an otherwise prohibitively expensive area ~~ easy walk to town and Jetties beach. We stayed in a nearby motel but they certainly... More

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Gales Ferry, CT
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the Tom Nevers Room for a few days leading up the Fourth of July. Room was clean, had a nice air conditioner, and a very comfortable king sized bed with approximately 2,000 pillows. Very close to downtown. Around the corner from the fabled American Seasons Restaurant. We brought our bikes and there is a... More

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8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at the Carlie House Inn for the past three years while visiting Nantucket. It is one of the best values on the island particularly when factoring in location. Only a short walk, alongside the meticulously gardened residences on cobblestoned N. Water street. The town center, with all it has to offer, is close by yet far enough away.... More

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East Peoria, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at the Carlisle House in June 2014 and wish we had more than just one night on the Island! The house was a couple blocks from the wonderful wharf-front shopping and dining, and it was quiet and clean. The bathroom was a bit small, but at least we had our own and did not have... More

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New Britain, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

After researching every available lodging option on the island for a weekend wedding, Carlisle House Inn was the best value. We stayed in the Tuckernut room, which had a large attached bathroom. It was just enough room for what we needed for our stay. Heather was extremely accommodating, giving us recommendations of places to eat and things to do. Definitely... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My fiance and I have stayed at the Carlisle House Inn 2 times now and both times have been amazing! It's walking distance to the ferry and so accessible to the shops and restaurants downtown. The rooms are beautifully appointed and cozy (We have stayed in Tuckernuck both times!). The staff at the Inn are the best in the business!... More

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Address: 26 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Carlisle House Hotel Nantucket

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic charm and convenience are the hallmarks of this year-round downtown inn, formerly a whaling captain's home, situated just five minutes' walk from the ferries, shops, restaurants and beaches. Enjoy a warm and welcoming atmosphere and a variety of rooms to suit any traveler, from singles and double with shared bath to spacious queens, kings and suites with private baths. Free Wifi, A/C, TVs in every room, including some large flat-screen HDTVs. Four guest rooms have working fireplaces. Included in your rate is a delicious continental breakfast featuring home-baked breads and muffins, seasonal fruits, yogurts, cereals, coffee and tea. Common areas include a cozy parlor, guest office and lovely garden. We look forward to welcoming you at any time of year! ... more   less 
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