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Barnacle Inn

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11 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Barnacle Inn
Ranked #9 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Barnacle Inn and the folks who work there were wonderful, considerate and helpful. The young lady who greeted us asked us if we were there for any special reason, and I told her in fact it was out honeymoon. We had not had the time or money or babysitters for the kids in our melded family so we had... More

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Boston, MA
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252 reviews 252 reviews
46 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad to finally have a chance to stay at this adorable B&B. It's very refreshing "old style Nantucket" in a sea of new trendy boutique B&Bs. Loved the cute decor, from the lighthouse bedspread to the Claire Murray rugs. My favorite was the white ruffle curtains on all the windows...made it seem very homey. You do seem very at home... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We just spent several wonderful days on Nantucket. After hours touring the island on bikes and time spent on one of the many beautiful beaches, it's great to come back to the Barnacle Inn. Just off Main Street, this Inn takes you back in time. The owners, Phil & Suzie Kiendl take great pride in greeting guest and making them... More

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Vtroamer, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed all the beauties Nantucket has to offer, and we are so glad we could provide you the perfect place to stay for your trip. We hope to see you back here at the Barnacle again. More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

I stayed one night at this inn and it was perfect. The room was very comfortable. The staff was very welcoming. Perfect breakfast with yougurt, fruit and homemade muffins. The chocolate chip cookies home baked in the afternoon for a snack were fabulous! Great value for a lovely stay on Nantucket!

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to see you again. More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a four day (too short) visit- our third year in a row- with previous visits in past years. We have always enjoyed the location, the low-key vibe and consistent care and attention given by both generations of owners, but this last visit left us in awe of just how much attention Phil, Suzi,... More

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay, next time we hope you can stay longer. You traveled a long way to get here, and we appreciate you making the trip. Hope to see you again soon! More

Wayne
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I spent a lot of time researching for the best place to stay on the island. The Barnacle Inn did not disappoint me. The conversation with Suzie on the phone to make my reservations was personable. She was able to accommodate my two children plus my husband into the perfect three rooms. The rooms were spotless. The decorations so islandy... More

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and that we could provide you with exactly what you were looking for on your vacation. We hope to see you and your family again in the future, and hopefully you can stay longer with us! More

North Vancouver, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Last October.I attended a wedding on Nantucket and stayed at the Barnacle Inn with several other guests. Memories of morning breakfasts on the deck, spotless accommodations, smiles and the friendship of the owners have lasted with me all winter. This is now my new East Coast home. Thank you to Suzie for taking care of all the details and making... More

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad your memories of the Barnacle are staying with you. We hope you come back for a visit soon! More

Cupertino, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Comfortable in so many ways! Sue was very lovely and accommodating from my first interaction with her on the phone, and throughout my stay. I loved the setting, fresh flowers in the room, quilt on my bed, beautiful front garden, and within walking distance from town! The breakfast was wonderful and served so nicely! The whole experience with the Barnacle... More

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and all of our charming qualities. We also hope you get the chance to stay with us again! More

Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Just returned from our Nantucket get-a-way and wanted to review the Barnacle Inn right away! We have been to the island many times, and it is a very special place to vacation. This time we decided to try a new Inn to stay and we're very delighted with this choice! It is an enchanting Inn with the feel of a... More

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and all that we have to offer. We are glad you had time to enjoy or front patio area, it is so nice to see our guests enjoy themselves while sitting in the sun in front of our inn. We are happy to have made you feel so welcomed, and we hope... More

Charleston, South Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I have stayed at several B&B's on Nantucket over the years but my latest stay at the Barnacle Inn on Fair Street was exceptional. The check-in process was so easy and our hostess Sue couldn't have been nicer during our entire stay. The breakfast was absolutely to die for and being presented with a newspaper every morning was a real... More

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Suzie K, Manager at Barnacle Inn, responded to this review

We hope to see you again as well! I'm glad the two rooms connect by the private bath worked so well for you. It is nice to have a little privacy, but still be able to be close with your friends. Looking forward to seeing you in the future. More

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Address: 11 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15

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