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The Wauwinet

4.0 of 5 120 Wauwinet Road, P.O. Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02584
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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143 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to sail, revive and take the boat into town. Worldly cares fade easily, because life here is literally covered in roses. At the far end of Nantucket Island its far enough from the Ferry Pier for purposeful quiet. the area is known for its grey-shingled cottages, covered with vines of pink roses. Sea captains retired here to eke... More 

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Totowa, New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We've been coming to The Wauwinet for several years now and it is always a pleasurable stay. Celebrating our 25th here made for an enjoyable experience. Never a question where we would celebrate this special day, with our great hosts at The Wauwinet!! The staff is always great, friendly, warm and welcoming. The location is amazing and the facility is... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Vincent D, Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback! Why just last year we celebrated our 25th anniversary as well. Such a milestone achievement congrats! Thank you for celebrating such a big occasion with us on Nantucket and at our little property! I hope you can come visit again in the Spring when we open in 2015! We... More 

United States
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Having been told by the desk staff when my wife and I had visited the hotel for lunch several days before our arrival that the room we had chosen (101) was one of the best (if not the best) in the hotel, we were excited to stay in an attractive seaside room in an inn after which we had been... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Peter W, Thanks for the feedback! It is important that we get it right! I believe that the staff of the Wauwinet are an amazing asset! Thank you for taking notice of the team and how each team member is invested in delivering the best possible experience! TOPPER’S our restaurant is pretty amazing too did you know that our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We loved the Wauwinet! It was beautiful, intimate and charming. The customer service was outstanding, bar none. They made our stay so delightful and very memorable. It was sophisticated, warm and very personal. I loved bike riding and exploring the area. The concierge service was exceptional.

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Carol S, Thanks for the great feedback! I am so happy that we made your stay so delightful. I will be sure to let our concierge know that you thought his hospitality was exceptional! Hope to see you again in 2015! Eric LANDT General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Wauwinet is in a great location and a very charming old house. Staff are all very helpful and friendly, but it is slightly old-fashioned and tired and definitely not 5 star. Our room was tiny - the bathroom was very old and you couldn't even open the door without standing by the loo. The room was quaint but not... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear kp123456186338, Thank you for your feedback on your most recent stay at The Wauwinet! Yes we are a small country inn on a small island and the location is ideal! Just last year we celebrated our 25th anniversary pretty amazing! I am happy to read that you thought the staff was helpful and friendly I totally agree! Your observation... More 

Maryville, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Loved all the little extras the Wauwinet provides. We loved the complimentary boat ride into town with cocktail service. Captain Ron was very informative. Loved the wine and cheese at 4:00 every day as well as the pastries and coffee served in the library in the morning. Their turn down service added a little extra with soft music playing in... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Sheri6724, Thanks for the shout out to Captain Rob! He will be so excited to know that his boat rides are so appreciated! We host daily our cheese and wine in the library at 4PM it is a great time for a little mid-day snack! In the fall we even get our fireplace going with a real wood burning... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Very professionally run, without being impersonal; some may find it a little staid. On the pricey side and rooms are on the small side, which is typical of inns of this era, but worth it, with well thought out amenities. The staff is lovely, as is the location out of town and out of the tourist frenzy. We've stayed several... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Sarah F, Thanks for the shout out on Tripadvisor! We so appreciate the feedback! We are still enjoying the last push of Summer but as you know September is the best kept secret for weather on Nantucket! I hope we can welcome you back and exceed your expectations again with a team willing to make any vacation to Nantucket... More 

Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have been going to the Wauwinet for the last 15 years. We love the location outside of town in a quiet part of the island. While they have tightened some if the amenities over the years (each room used to include a full breakfast and now they charge beyond a continental breakfast), the experience is still... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear seattlecook, Thank you for being such a big fan of The Wauwinet for 15 years. We so appreciate your business and all of our return guests! Being located just 9 miles from town we are just far enough away from downtown to make this location really special! Hope to welcome you back for year sixteen in 2015! Regards, Eric... More 

New York, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This elegant inn gets everything right. Its welcoming appearance - the rambling building, brown shingle siding with white-trimmed windows, flowers everywhere. There's a warm greeting from every person on the staff, from the concierge to the housekeeper. Wauwinet is ageless, classic and impeccable. Located on a bridge of land on the northeastern part of this special island, it faces both... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear FoodEpicure, Thank you so much for your glowing review! I am so happy that my team was offering warm greetings all around. The Wauwinet is a classic why just last year we celebrated our 25th anniversary! We hope you have another opportunity to visit us again and we will make sure we get a NY times and spa appointment... More 

United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The good: The views are beautiful. The Inn has a nice feel to it and the breakfasts on the terraces were very nice. The landscaping was gorgeous. Nice touches of games, dvds, water everywhere you go and the chairs on the patios/lawn were great with nice service. Bonuses to be able to experience both the Atlantic and the Bay and... More 

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wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Dreamingmother, Thank you for your feedback! Customer feedback fuels my efforts to always look ahead and improve! I agree the location of the property being located outside of town and located right on the water makes this property unique and one of a kind truly! Sorry you did not have a chance to ride The Wauwinet Lady boat to... More 

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Address: 120 Wauwinet Road, P.O. Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02584
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Wauwinet 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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