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White Elephant

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50 Easton Street, PO Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02554
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband worked on the island 15 years ago and this was his first return trip... Thank you to the staff for making our stay really wonderful. The rooms were great, the service was fabulous and the hotel was perfectly placed for a short walk into the town or to children's beach or the lighthouse. We will return - I'm... More 

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Assonet, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visit once a year for the wine festival, this hotel is by far one of the best I have ever stayed at. The service and quality is exceptional and the location within walking distance of town is ideal.

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Boston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Nantucket and we stayed only night - it was nowhere near enough time to enjoy this charming and elegant hotel! All the staff was extremely nice and welcoming, and Sheila the concierge was extremely helpful to us in making reservations and recommendations. The views from our first floor room were lovely, the bedding was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent opening weekend at the fabulous White Elephant Resort. The accommodations were fabulous and the staff was very welcoming and personable. A big shout out to Katherine at the front desk. Very sweet and helpful. Bettina and Kelly were also very gracious and accommodating. Enjoyed all the nice touches and look forward to returning.

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Twelve of us stayed at the White Elephant last weekend for a girls' trip. Everything was absolutely perfect and the staff of the hotel were fabulous. Enjoyed the best massage ever in the spa and loved every minute of the long weekend. We will be back soon!

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Mystj; We had so much fun with your group of ladies! How could we now. 12 women having a great time is always a wonderful experience for all of the staff and guests. We hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Bettina Landt General Manager More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with a friend last weekend, which happened to be opening weekend. The service was amazing and the staff could not have been nicer. There is complimentary coffee, tea and pastries each morning in the restaurant and afternoon Port & Cheese in the library from 4-5 pm, which I found to be a very nice touch. The rooms are... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear KCurley2015; Thank you for staying with us for opening weekend! It was such a nice opening and we are thrilled with our staff this year! After spending most of the winter recruiting and hand selecting everyone that is new this year, it is nice to see the returning staff and the ones here for their first season blending in... More 

Roxbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fabulous spot for a lawn wedding with a beautiful water-view backdrop. We were there as guests of the bride and groom for a small, intimate, elegant ceremony and reception. The rooms were lovely, the staff more than accommodating, and the meals we had on site were excellent and well served. Though we didn't have a lot of spare... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear MaCo1049; It is great to read about your wonderful weekend! It was such a lovely wedding and the weather could not have been more amazing! Our location does lend itself well to quick excursions in to town or to the lighthouse, even when you are here participating in a wedding or on someone else's timeline doesn't it? We are... More 

Belmont, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I stayed here with my two daughters to attend a family funeral on the island. Knowing why we were there and that it was the three of us they upgraded us to a suite and went above and beyond to make sure we had everything we needed. The shuttled us back and forth from the Church and family gatherings and... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear ACK_SurfsideGirl; Thank you for your kind review. It is never easy to have to travel for a sad occasion. I am happy to hear that my team was able to make your trip comfortable and make your time on Nantucket as pleasant and memorable as possible under not so great circumstances. You bring up a good point about Gluten... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the hotel for two nights during the Nantucket Stroll weekend. We couldn't have selected a better place to stay. From the moment we booked to the moment we left we were treated as if we were the only guests staying there. We truly cannot say enough about how helpful and accommodating the staff is... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear SML_BPL; Thank you for joining us for Nantucket Stroll! It is such a fun time to come to Nantucket! For those that are unfamiliar with this event, Nantucket celebrates Christmas Stroll on the first weekend of December. All the restaurants and stores are open and busy with holiday shoppers. Santa arrives by Coast Guard and Main Street closes down... More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband and I stay here every year right before Thanksgiving. You feel special as soon as you walk in. You are greeted by name every time you walk in the door. The rooms are very clean and updated. We had a spectacular view of The Nantucket Sound during our recent stay. It was breathtaking and we enjoyed it very... More 

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WhiteElephant1, General Manager at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Chowder29; Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay with us! Thanksgiving and the weeks leading up to it are my most favorite times on the island. All the shops and restaurants are open and the shopping is amazing. What a great time to get your holiday list out of the way at... More 

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