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13 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Ships Inn
Ranked #18 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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English first
Burlington, Vermont
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I loved everything about this Inn. I highly recommend it! The dining was fabulous and it is the absolute perfect location in Nantucket. Could not find anything to complain about! Views were also amazing!

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Fleming Island, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The inn was a wonderful get away and the Inn keeper Mary Lou was very welcoming and caring the breakfast was one of a kind food a different experience every morning. It was such good food,I told Mary Lou she should do a cook book. Bob the manager made us feel so welcome and important he was a very caring.... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

My husband and I just spent 3 nights at Ships Inn and thoroughly enjoyed it. The building is historic and quirky (in a charming way), and the staff were very friendly and helpful, especially Mary Lou. The location was perfect -- a very short walk to the center of town, but on a nice quiet side street. Our room was... More

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stayed in Neptune room for 3 nights. Like:- Very comfortable bed (we had the best sleep in our trip) Location (close to main street and shopping, quite, and safe to walk at night) The historic feeling (old but charming) The decor(Rustic/English/Nantucket style) Spacious room Dislike:- Our bathroom is very bad (poor asset condition, very cramped, no bathtub, much worse... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We had reservations at the Ships Inn on Nantucket for Memorial Day weekend and the "Figawi" race. My contact person was Mary Lou, the manager. She was delightful to speak to during our numerous phone calls. We made our reservation and friends that we were traveling with made a reservation for a room near ours. I threw Mary Lou a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

Most accomidating place.We have made it a tradition. We have always enjoyed are stays here. The hotel is very well kept and I would and have. told many people how well we have always been treated.I recommended this hotel to several friends and family.This is where we wanna keep coming for the next many years..It's a place we Love to... More

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

For the second consecutive year I stayed at the Ships Inn. I love this place. The breakfast...is worth the price of admission alone. At least a dozen offerings including homeade quiche (different varities), egg casseroles, homeade muffins and sweets, fresh fruit, granola, cereal, coffee, tea, juice...it's all delicious. I have stayed in the single room and a double. The double... More

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hong kong
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41 reviews 41 reviews
40 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We stayed at the Ships Inn for 3 nights. Mary Lou, the Innkeeper, helped us with our booking prior to our arrival and we were happy to meet her when she greeted us at the door. She is very extremely helpful and patient in recommending us places to eat and visit. The Inn has a long history where it was... More

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San Francisco
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My friend and I stayed at the Ships Inn in August of 2012 and were really happy with the Inn. I didn't realize it at the time, but having a restaurant in the Inn allows for a spectacular breakfast! Who wouldn't like hash brown casserol? The Inn Keepers were very kind and friendly but not over bearing. Our room was... More

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Potomac, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

With 8 of us, service and delivery of food were terrific. Waitress was exceptional in her attention and reading when she needed to stop by and when to to. Lobster bisque was terrific as was the tuna special. Duck and and short ribs were excellemnt.

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Address: 13 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Ships Hotel Nantucket

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Ships Inn represents a unique piece of Nantucket history while providing the comfort and convenience essential to visitors.Located in a quiet historical neighborhood near town.The sought after combination of a historic inn and an acclaimed restaurant serving fresh local ingredients. A truly memorable Nantucket experience. ... more   less 
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