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Barnacle Inn

11 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Barnacle Inn
Ranked #10 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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North Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Cupertino, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Charleston, South Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed for two nights in May. Denise welcomed us before we even got the front door and was so helpful throughout our stay. We loved the charming, airy room and the wonderful warm blueberry muffins for breakfast. It's in a great location and very reasonable for Nantucket.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My wife and I are regular visitors to Nantucket, and after trying our a few other places, the Barnacle Inn is our official favorite place to stay. Unlike most B+B's, this one is set back from the road for a little extra privacy, with a charming front garden where one can enjoy breakfast or a cup of coffee. The location... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We stayed at The Barnacle for a long weekend in August, and it was everything we were hoping for .... and more! The location is ideal, just around the corner from downtown and a few blocks from the waterfront on a quiet, historic street. The house itself is charming ... casual ... with a large common area downstairs and wide... More

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Katy, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My husband and I traveled to Nantucket on a whim and were very doubtful we would find an available B&B such last minute. Luckily, a room had just opened up here and based on the good reviews, I was really excited about the place. Suzi was incredibly helpful on the phone and even offered to schedule our ferry arrangements for... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A charming b&b right off the main drag on a street lined with beautiful houses, b&b's and a pretty church across the street. Susie, one of the owners, was incredibly welcoming and offered lots of great tips on where to go, what to see, and where to eat. She also had plenty of maps and guide books for the taking.... More

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Beaufort, South Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

A charming, unpretentious family-run inn located a few hundred feet off of Nantucket's cobblestoned Main Street. It is not fancy, but neither are the prices, on this very pricey island! Rooms vary in size and cost, and the staff are very accommodating. Run by a delightful couple, Phil And Susie, who are always nearby and serve a delicious homemade breakfast... More

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Address: 11 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
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Authentic 15 room Nantucket inn, clean, friendly and comfortable, 2 blocks away from downtown Main St, many adjoining rooms, ideal for large groups, families, weddings. Continental breakfast included. Affordable. ... more   less 
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