We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
13 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Ships Inn
Ranked #18 of 44 Nantucket B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Nantucket
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Write a Review

29 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    14
    14
    0
    0
    1
See reviews for
5
14
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Fleming Island, Florida
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
BARRINGTON
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangkok
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Springfield, Massachusetts
Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yardley, Pennsylvania
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
hong kong
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Francisco
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Potomac, Maryland
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I had a wonderful two-night stay at the Ships Inn. The inn is a very short walk to town and the perfect spot for easy access to the ferry, shops and restaurants. The proprietors of the inn are gracious and welcoming. We had 3 people stay in a room and it was good sized and tastefully decorated. It also had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Ships Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Ships Inn

Also Known As:
Ships Hotel Nantucket
Ships Hotel
Address: 13 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Nantucket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Ships Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Ships Inn to your Saves list