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The Periwinkle B&B

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here with our 15 and 16 year old children. We were in the Moby Dick Suite. Very comfortable and clean. Perfect for what we needed. The continental breakfast was great as well as the the Inn Keeper and staff. This was our first time staying as a family in a bed & breakfast. We truly... More 

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Key biscayne Fl USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 2 rooms for four days....for a total cost of 4881 dollars (with taxes). One of the room was very tiny...next to the entrance, which means it can be quite noisy when people leave early in the morning walking the stairs. We only saw the hostess (owner ?) once when we breakfast....some muffins, yoghourt (decent), fruit....the absolute minimum. Well... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Very cute B and B. Very close to downtown the whaling museum. Brandt point light and oldest house are an easy 10-15 min walk. The room was clean and comfortable. It was a small room as is expected on Nantucket. At booking they ask if there are any dietary issues. I said I was GF because I have Celiac. Was... More 

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Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

Our location is key to a great stay on Nantucket. A hop skip and a jump from the ferry to fine dining, live theatre and historical sites. So glad your husband enjoyed our fresh muffins. We keep the choices simple in order to keep everything fresh and delicious. Thanks for your helpful tips. See you on the island again hopefully... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I just love this spot. It's close enough to town, yet set on a quiet side street with a lovely garden in the back. It always amazes me how many amenities they manage to offer in order to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Beach chairs, beach bags and towels, umbrellas, fluffy robes, a Keurig coffee maker in each... More 

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Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

Your words express sheer delight and boost our pride in what we do @ the Periwinkle Inn. Thank you for recognizing the little things that the inn offers and the way the staff treats the inn and guests to make their stay private yet fun so that they can enjoy their vacation. We are so convenient to some of the... More 

Carlisle, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This was our first time staying at a B&B. The inn was very quaint and clean with close proximity to town, ferries and the wine festival events. It would have been nice to have an extra duvet in the room and better pillows, but overall we enjoyed our stay and would definitely return.

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Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

Glad that you enjoyed your 1st visit to a B&B, although we respect our guest's privacy, we welcome any calls from our foyer phone for extra blankets & pillows. We usually have a combination of down and fill in each room to accommodate all desires. There also is an extra blanket in the drawer or closet. Today is sunny and... More 

Logan, Ut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We chose this B&B on line as it seemed nice enough. It was a great location to historic Nantucket and a nice bed, so 3 stars. However, beyond that breakfast was the same both mornings (do not care for Greek yogurt), no hot chocolate after our first morning and herbal tea not replenished. Enjoyed a cookie first afternoon-2nd day ??... More 

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Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed our comfy beds and close location to activities in town. Wish that we were informed as issues happened so that we could properly address them. There are phones on each floor and a cell phone # of the person on duty. Some people ask for more heat, some for less, so we adjust it as... More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We booked a room at The Scallop Inn next door for the Nantucket Wine Festival weekend, not realizing the property was listed for sale. Had we realized this, we would have looked elsewhere. We just got an email saying the property was sold and that our reservation would no loner be honored. Though we were refunded our money, it is... More 

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Rye, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I keep returning back to this wonderful B&B. The inn is quaint, perfect location, reasonably priced, extremely accommodating. It has had the same owner for many years & the same cleaning staff. They are both awesome! Breakfast is included each morning--fresh muffins, yogurt, fresh fruit, cereal, coffee, juice & hot chocolate. Each afternoon cookies & fresh fruit can be found... More 

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Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&B, responded to this review

So happy that you were comfortable and enjoyed our Scallop Inn for the Nantucket Stroll. it was festive and fun as always. The Festival of Trees @ the Whaling Museum was spectacular, and just one block away. Everyone seemed to enjoy the decorations and lights nearby in town. The restaurants were overflowing. Hope to see you again in 2016. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I first visited The Periwinkle over a decade ago and it continues as my first choice for an overnight stay on island, typically once or twice a year. The inn is clean, convenient and a great deal for the price. Gail, Sonya and all the ladies are so kind and welcoming and a pleasure to see each visit. The backyard... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

On the positive side, the bed we had was GREAT. Very good sleeping. No street noise, etc. The biggest negative was breakfast. Some places take great pride in their breakfast... others put up the minimum that can pass for breakfast. Periwinkle falls into the latter category. The room was good... location was good... hostess was fantastic.... but the breakfast, off-season,... More 

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Additional Information about The Periwinkle B&B

Address: 9 N Water St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3521
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: $240 - $609 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Periwinkle B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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The Periwinkle Guest House Hotel Nantucket
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