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Centerboard Inn

8 Chester Steet, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Ranked #2 of 41 Nantucket B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelrabbit2003 Boston, Massachusetts
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights during a week-long trip to the Cape and Islands. We had brought our bikes over on the ferry and it was only a short walk from the ferry to the inn. As we arrived at about noon we were lucky to be able to check into our room early as there really would't have... More

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Rye Brook, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at Centerboard. The inn is conveniently located and just a short walk from the docks. Barbara, the innkeeper was very welcoming. We brought our bicycles with us and were pleased to find a bike rack in the back. Barbara suggested several bike trails and sights to visit on the island. We also met the owner,... More

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Centerboard Inn for our one year wedding anniversary and cannot say enough about it! Barbara was wonderful and very knowledgeable about the island, what to do and more importantly where to eat! We cannot thank her enough! The Inn is LOVELY! The rooms were beautiful and very clean with a beacy feel which is perfect for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights during a busy summer weekend. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. I loved the beach towels in the lobby and the breakfast was great too. I would go back and stay here.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location, amenities and staff cannot be beat! We visit Nantucket often and decided to try the Centerboard this visit after we stopped in on a prior visit to Nantucket. We were not disappointed in anything. Our room was ready upon arrival. The breakfast each morning was amazing. They have beach chairs, towels and umbrellas to use for your trip... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband I were on Nantucket for a surprise party and decided it would be romantic and fun to stay at a bed and breakfast. The Centerboard is the Inn we chose. You can't beat the location, which is walking distance to town. We liked our room. Our king-sized bed was extremely comfortable. Our room was small but nicely appointed.... More

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Service and cleanliness could use improvement. The room we had was upstairs and no one offered to carry our bags upstairs nor upon check out to bring them downstairs. The downstairs lobby looked tired with the dirty rug on the floor. We had to use the restroom on the main floor and to get to it you had to walk... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Great Room! Very comfortable and cozy! Breakfast was awesome! They have beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, etc. We are definitely going back next summer! We loved the afternoon treats and Barbara, the Innkeeper, was very helpful! The Inn was nice and quiet!!

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Lovely, charming, quiet bed and breakfast. Close to all Nantucket has to offer....excellent linens! Very comfortable bed! Barbara (innkeeper) is very personable and is available for any and all requests. Will definitely stay here again when visiting Nantucket.

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New York, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I had a lovely time. The location is perfect - a ten to fifteen minute walk from Jetties beach and an even closer walk to downtown. The innkeeper was so helpful and a fantastic cook. Every day at 4pm, she had a special treat waiting for guests in the kitchen. Also, the rooms are nicely decorated -... More

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Address: 8 Chester Steet, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
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Formerly a whaling captain's family manse, the 1886 Victorian structure, now a popular Nantucket MA bed and breakfast, was completely remodeled by new owners Paul and Lauri Benk in 2012. The interior has been painted and detailed; the floors refinished; furnishings, fixtures, carpeting and rugs have been replaced; and perhaps most importantly, all beds have been replaced and fitted to be luscious and inviting; featuring fine linens from Frette, Matouk and Serena & Lily. Sumptuous down duvets top all beds at this Nantucket luxury inn, along with fluffy fresh down pillows (of course down-alternatives are available if you have allergies). Each guest room at this lovely Nantucket bed and breakfast has an individual refrigerator, air conditioning, and a beautiful private bath featuring Frette towels and bathrobes and Malin-Goetz spa amenities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the Inn and iPads are now available for guests to use during their stay ... more   less 
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