Nantucket, MA 

The Carlisle House Inn

26 N Water St
Nantucket, MA 02554-3548 US

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Rates: $145 to $425
Total Rooms: 13
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)


Circa 1765. Adorning a tree-lined street of Nantucket, Massachusetts, The Carlisle House Inn has been offering New England hospitality for more than 100 years. Sit in the award-winning garden or read by the fire in the parlor. Carefully restored, this historic three-story B&B offers an assortment of accommodations that may include canopy beds and fireplaces. Linger over a generous continental breakfast buffet in the sunny morning room. The island's premier B&B is a short walk from the ferry, shops, restaurants and town center. Beach towels and small coolers are available. Bikes, scooters and car rentals are plentiful. Luggage storage is provided at the inn when arriving early or departing late. Experience the full flavor of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard while staying here.Publicity and Awards: Cape Cod Life, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Innsider.Location: Ocean Community, Waterfront and island.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $145 to $425
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, American Express, Master Card and Discover.
Rooms: This property has 13 total guest accommodations, 10 with private bath, 4 with fireplaces, 3 suites.
The types of beds available include King, Queen, Twin and Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: two or three nights in season
Cancellation: two weeks
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Continental Plus Breakfast and Afternoon snacks or wine & cheese during peak season weekends.
Amenities In Room: Television, Telephone, Reading Lamps, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Clock Radio, Central Air, Cable TV, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, VCR and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Computers, Copy Machine, Parlor Games, Television, Fax, Fireplace, Phone, VCR and Outdoor seating in garden.
Business Traveler Amenities: Hair Dryer, Internet Access, Television and Wireless Internet Access.


Events Hosted: Meetings, Honeymoons, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Weddings and Seminars.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries and historic sites.

Historic Interest

Built for a sea captain named Swain, it is one of the oldest operating inns (since the 1880s) on Nantucket Island. One of the few in-town structures to escape the Great Fire of 1846.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Brant Point Lighthouse, one of the oldest operating lighthouses in North America (one-half mile).