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The Wauwinet

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We visited Nantucket early in June when the weather can be iffy. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Wauwinet. The staff was thoughtful and helpful; the room was lovely. Being able to walk from the Atlantic beach to the Bay beach was a plus for as was the location away from town. We took advantage of the convenient hotel... More 

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Thank Niecie-roth
wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Niecie-roth, Thanks for the nice review! June is a great month to visit! So many amenities at the hotel that are complimentary including the shuttle that can get you to town. Glad you enjoyed your stay! We offer so much more please check our website for all the complimentary items. Please come back soon. Best kept island secret to... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Our three day getaway to Nantucket was everything we hoped it would be. We stayed at the luxurious Wauwinet and enjoyed the sea air, wildflowers, and sunsets over the bay. We took the jitney into town, enjoyed the private beaches, and rode the inn's bikes through hilly fields of brush and thistle. It was magical from start to finish and... More 

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Thank Sara B
wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Sara B, We love it when we hear the words "Luxurious, Grateful, Magical & Welcoming" I am so happy that the team was so helpful and made your visit effortless! Please come back and visit soon! Eric LANDT General Manager More 

Aurach bei Kitzbuehel, Austria
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The Wauwinet located in the bay with the same name has a wonderful location. Sitting on the lawn for sunset and drinking some wine from the impressive wine list or driving out in the morning in your 4WD to the lighthouse (and watching the seals sleep on the beach ....) is a wonderful experience. We extended our stay because the... More 

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

Dear amankora, Thank you for taking the time to give us very useful feedback! Nantucket is a very special place! I am happy you were able to get in a 4WD to visit the Great Point Light House! WE have many different categories of accommodations at the property. I hope when you visit next we can exceed your expectations with... More 

Syracuse, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My wife and I spent three days and evenings at the Wauwinet, and all I can say is that this is the nicest hotel I have ever stayed at. Without exaggeration, you get the feeling that you are visiting at the Great Gatsby's home. Everything is first class from the service to the furnishings. May is very quiet on Nantucket;... More 

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

Dear kenkadish, Thank you! Thank you! I love that fact that you compare us to a Great Gatsby style home! Appreciate all the 1st class shout outs! It seems as if you really enjoyed our wine and cheese at 4 pm daily. We are about to start offering Sangria June 1st as a preview to the summer! Hope to welcome... More 

Dover, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

What a wonderful experience. Sure it was a family wedding. However, the service was above and beyond anything I have experienced. Room was comfortable and the view was good. Although the TV was in the way of opening the shutters to window. Very peaceful and loved the porch and library.

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Thank Patty M
wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Patty M, We love weddings! Thanks for allowing us to be part of the wedding! Keep us in mind for a leisure visit! We are here to be of service! Eric Landt General Manager More 

United States
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109 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

If you want to get away from everything, and I mean everything, this is the place. But know that it's a 16 minute drive to the town of Nantucket, the only restaurant is the restaurant at the hotel, and there are no shops, no museums, nothing for miles. There is no pool, but there is a beach in front of... More 

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wauwinetmanager, Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear ACKNAN, Thanks for the review! We love the feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back to Nantucket Island Resorts at any of our properties! Please take advantage of our per arrival concierge prior to your next stay! Eric Landt General Manager More 

Milwaukee
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

LOVED our trip and time at the Wauwinet for a birthday trip. We had a great small, but nice room right on the first floor with views of the bay. The staff here really made a difference throughout the whole stay, whether it was offering water at the front desk each time you'd go outside, making popcorn at night with... More 

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wauwinetmanager, Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear MJCMN, Thank you for you recent review of The Wauwinet! I am so happy when I read about our team members really making a difference with your experience at the hotel! I understand for your first visit you enjoyed the property "thank you" and we hope to welcome you back for a return visit! We appreciate all your feedback!... More 

Melville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The location, natural beauty and ambiance at the Wauwinet are special. The service however is where they are at another level. Jack the Manager was always helpful and had excellent suggestions for dinner and amazing places to see. At breakfast when I asked for hot sauce our wonderful server Eve, said they don't normally serve it but she'd bring some... More 

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

Dear aspiros, Thanks for the shout out for Jack & Eve! They have SPIRIT which is part of our culture at the property! Both Jack & Eve know hospitality and really do care. We will be sure to make a big deal about your experience and let them know how much your enjoyed visit. We will look forward to your... More 

Rigi Kaltbad, Switzerland
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35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

located as far as one can be from the buddy historic but touristy center of the island, this fine hotel is a welcome spot for elegant peace and quiet. the stars are positively magnificent at night I this remote location. fine wine list too. the smaller rooms are well equipped. but small.

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

Dear TourDeSuisseKen, Danke, Danke, We are so happy that you enjoyed the hotel! So glad that you were able to enjoy the stars at night! No light pollution allows for amazing star gazing. Hope you can visit again! Eric Landt General Manager More 

Totowa, New Jersey
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126 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding in every way. Location. An amazing location, truly spectacular if you're a Nantucket lover. Quiet, peaceful, relaxing and the perfect place to "unplug". Facilities: The rooms and their understated elegance are outstanding. The "living room" especially in the off season with the fireplace going is a "must do". Staff; without a doubt the nicest most pleasant innkeepers and hosts... More 

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Thank Vincent D
wauwinetmanager, General Manager at The Wauwinet, responded to this review

Dear Vincent D, Thanks for the great review! It was a pleasure having you and Kath here at the property! I agree with you the team really makes you feel special! We hope you can sneak away again to come enjoy some R&R on our beautiful island! As you know the fall is the best kept secret the weather is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE WAUWINET is situated in between the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Bay, The Wauwinet is the island's only Relais & Châteaux hotel. An adults-only escape, it is the stuff of storybook romance. Its grounds are beautifully landscaped, with unmatched views and access to two beaches - one on the ocean and one on the bay. The 33-room inn is a study in luxe comfort, from Pratesi linens to antique furnishings and private sundecks. TOPPER'S, its New American cuisine restaurant, is consistently ranked one of the top in New England. A continual recipient of Wine Spectator's "Grand Award," the restaurant features over 1,400 American and international wine vintages. Guests who want a casual open-air lunch can linger on TOPPER's Deck before ambling out to the beach for sunbathing, a little fishing, or a boat trip. The relaxing and effective menu of treatments features therapies using locally-sourced ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wauwinet

Address: 120 Wauwinet Rd, P.O. Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02554-4213
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: $427 - $1,361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Wauwinet 4.5*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
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Wauwinet Hotel Nantucket
Wauwinet Nantucket
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#3 Spa Hotel in Nantucket
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nantucket
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