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The Barnacle Inn

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Classic 15 room Inn in the heart of Nantucket. Individual rooms and suites with private, adjoined or shared baths available, bear the names of whaling vessels that sailed from Nantucket over a century ago. Built in the late 1920's, our amazing summer Inn is ideal for large groups, families and weddings. Our signature continental breakfast is included and served either to your room, or on our beautiful patios and spacious gardens. We have beach towels umbrellas and chairs and parking available for our guests.
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Grade: 98 out of 100
51Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
30Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The Barnacle Inn provided the best possible experience for our first trip to Nantucket. The location of The Barnacle Inn is within walking distance of the ferry, Main Street Nantucket, beaches, and historical sites. A big thank you to Suzie, Phil, and your wonderful staff...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Katherine L
Response from Discover792458, Owner at The Barnacle InnResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words, it was a pleasure to have you. We are so glad you noticed our little extra touches here and there. You came at a beautiful time of year and you certainly stayed busy during your time here....More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

Comfortable & relaxed setting, especially when the sun is shining on the porch for breakfast outdoors! Loved being in a hostelry of an older design, without pretension. Our adjoining single rooms were bright and fresh.More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Beverly C C
Response from Discover792458, Manager at The Barnacle InnResponded October 3, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. The sunny porch is wonderful for breakfast and fortunately the weather cooperated and you were able to start your morning there. Please come see us again and bring the sunny weather with you. Thanks again...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

I stayed at the Barnacle Inn for a weekend September 21-23 to attend a family wedding on Nantucket Island with my wife and two college-aged children. This hotel is fairly priced, clean, well managed, and it serves a tasty breakfast. It is ideal for families...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank MontrealMan49
Response from Discover792458, Owner at The Barnacle InnResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write such a nice review. Your large group certainly looked like you had a ball. Breakfast on the patio was great with so many of you all. Some great things are that we are so...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018

We truly look forward to our yearly stay in September!! Thank you Suzie, Phil, Trey and to all your amazing staff for your friendliness, awesome amenities, and welcoming hearts! We look forward to our return September 2019!!!More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Lisa J
Response from Discover792458, Owner at The Barnacle InnResponded September 24, 2018

So glad to have you return once again. Quiet often our regulars call for a 'needed Barnacle Inn stay. The Barnacle Inn is running so smoothly after 3 generations & 52 years as our family business. We try hard to make sure every guest has...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Love, love, love the Barnacle Inn. Location is ideal, right off Main St. Atmosphere is friendly, comfortable and welcoming. Innkeeper and staff are gracious and helpful. Great place to stay on Nantucket.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank NewYorkDeer
Response from Discover792458, Owner at The Barnacle InnResponded September 24, 2018

We appreciate your loving the Inn. We love all of our guests, and try so hard to make sure everyone is comfortable, and enjoying their stay with us.

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May 26, 2017|
Response from Suzie K | Property representative |
Hello John, We are very close to the Hy-Line ferry dock which is at the bottom of Main st. Walk up Main st five blocks, take the 5th left onto FAIR st. We are 2 short blocks take your first left on to Fair Street. You will... More
July 9, 2015|
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Response from Suzie K | Property representative |
Hi ! Sorry for the delay. Yes we do have 2 rooms that adjoin on the first floor, one with a queen bed and a twin bed in the room, connecting with a shared bath to another room with a queen bed. Please feel free to call... More
Room Tips
"Be sure to enjoy the daily treat of homemade cookies in the lobby area!"
Oct 1, 2018
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"If you are with a family the HARMONY suite with adjacent single rooms is ideal for a couple with two..."
Sep 24, 2018
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"Quiet, very comfortable rooms"
Sep 21, 2018
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"Corner rooms are more spacious"
Aug 30, 2018
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$158 - $521 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesMassachusettsNantucket
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