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The Periwinkle B&B

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9 North Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my stay very much. Location was the best, near and between everything to do and see. Transportation nearby terrific. Facility was wonderful, very clean, friendly and food available just like home. Would recommend it to anyone looking for a more affordable place to stay in Nantucket. Gail was very extending and concerned about the comfort of her guests.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Can't ask for a better Nantucket experience. A very quint, clean B&B with an extremely warm, helpful, and welcoming staff. The room had everything you need, a large bed, sitting areas with couches, and a large modern bathroom. The B&B has a fantastic and spacious back yard for socializing and drinks at night. It is right in the middle of... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Periwinkle, would absolutely return. I arrived hours before check in, but Gail encouraged me to enjoy breakfast and go right into my room which was available. Room #2 Ishmael couldn't have been more charming. It was bright, quiet, immaculate. The air condition was quiet and effective. Bed was very comfortable. The closet included umbrellas... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Manager Gail was very welcoming, offering us breakfast and a place to put our bags and a place to change even though we were hours early. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place for it's value and proximity to town at a very reasonable price for Nantucket.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a charming twin bed room on the top floor for a one day business trip. My room did not have its own bathroom so I had to share the bathroom with others which was on the floor below my room. I believe there was only one other room that didn't have an en suite bath and I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delightful stay at this Inn. Very convenient to Steamship Authority wharf and downtown. The manager is very friendly. Good Wi Fi access, and a desktop computer with printer free of charge for those of us who need to print documents for work while on holiday. Nice sitting area garden in back of Inn. Clean and well organized. Typical... More 

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periwinkleinn, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed our Wi-Fi and computer services at the Periwinkle. It was a very busy season. So happy that your stay was pleasant. The location near the ferry and town can't be beat. Gail/Mgr More 

New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had such a great stay at the Periwinkle Inn. I have stayed there the past two years and cannot wait to come back! A beautiful breakfast spread with surprise snacks in the afternoon such as cookies were the perfect touches. What was the best part was it is a walk away from town. The service was spectacular and they... More 

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periwinkleinn, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

So happy that you enjoyed our light breakfast and our huge garden to relax in. It's always nice to hear people's take on the inn. Thank you for your thoughts, we appreciate them. Gail/Mgr More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't be sure but it appears the periwinkle/scallop inn changed hands over the last two years. So what's different now? We'll they have a new fancy website. And, they have new higher prices. Other than that the breakfast is lame. Rooms fairly clean. Service, well not so impressive. Doesn't appear to have an innkeeper. If there was one we didn't... More 

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periwinkleinn, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

So sorry that you did not have a good experience at our inn. Perhaps you were a late check-in and an early check-out and didn't get to relax in our garden, and converse with guests and staff as they passed by. It must have been my day off, so 'm sorry that I didn't get to meet you. When there,... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful stay - excellent service - breakfast of muffins, Greek yogurt and plenty of fresh fruit, afternoon cookies, lovely yard, beach chairs available too. We had a room with our own bathroom, but some rooms share. We were on the top floor and the ceiling is low and corners tight - would be a bit challenging for a very tall... More 

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periwinkleinn, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

Sounds like you utilized the inn nicely to fit your needs. The garden is a great respite in the afternoon or to enjoy breakfast in the morning under an umbrella. Hope to see you again next year. Gail/Mgr More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This time I visited Nantucket by myself and was looking for non expensive accommodation which is clean and has breakfast. Periwinkle was perfect at this sense: clean and comfortable room in downtown and not expensive. Shared shower and toilette were well maintained and I was safely returned my computer which I forgot in the common area:). Breakfast is just what... More 

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periwinkleinn, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay at the Periwinkle/Scallop Inns. The nice thing about it is the independence to come and go as you please or to engage with other guests or staff if desired. It is clean, comfortable and convenient. Come back soon. Gail/Mgr More 

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