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Nantucket, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nantucket being an island can be a pain to get off and on. Having employees that commute is hard as well. We put up different employees twice and they all were very happy with their rooms and the hospitality. They have said if it happens again they would like to stay here again!

Thank egana2016
Mashpee, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Once I discovered Carlisle House Inn earlier this year, I wouldn't think of staying anywhere else. Heather is a wonderful inn keeper and your comfort and enjoyment is her first priority. The house is quiet and the rooms are clean and super cozy. I'm sure I'll be back. Susan

Thank Susan V
Wareham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I stayed the weekend as part of a group and we all had such a wonderful experience! Heather really makes you feel comfortable and gives the best tips on restaurants! The rooms are neat, the house is beautiful. She is very accommodating of schedules. The location is ideal. We woke up early and walked to the light house down the...

1Thank Courtney Lee P
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Loved staying in this house which felt like home! Warm and very comfortable room. Felt very private despite a fairly full house! Fires were lit and some of the bedrooms had fires that could be lit! Breakfast was very filling with lots of freshly baked goods and lots of fruit and cereal. I will be back in the Spring.

Thank Brigid O
East Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My mom and I come to Nantucket every fall (late Sept or early Oct) and always stay at the Carlisle Inn. It is a very short walking distance to downtown, walking distance to Brant Point Lighthouse and walking distance to the ferry terminal. The rooms are cozy & clean and the breakfast is enough to get your day started (usually...

Thank EmmaBR603
Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Not exactly sure where to begin? Initially found & chose the Carlisle House online simply because it was within easy walking distance of the White Heron Theatre at 5 Water Street. Very early on during my first visit I realized Carlisle House Inn was my home-away-from-home. Heather has preserved this beautiful, historic house in the heart of downtown Nantucket and...

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Carlisle House Inn was clean but that's about all I could say about it. The breakfast was minimalistic, and very stingy on the fruit, like they were doing it on purpose so we wouldn't eat much. The room was rustic. The blanket and coverlet looked like they were very old and I'm not sure when they were last washed....

Thank Margaret R
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Nantucket, just a special place to vacation and enjoy the beaches, the town and the restaurants. This was our fourth stay at the Carlisle House. Great location, staff & breakfast. The owner, Heather, is there and makes sure your stay at the Inn is everything you expect it to be. We have already booked our room for the summer of...

Thank Raymond S
Lake Worth, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The Inn was terrific. We stayed in The Brant Point room on the first floor. Beautiful canopied double bed. Brand new bathroom which was perfect. Heather,the innkeeper was warm and friendly and very helpful with restaurant recommendations. Breakfasts were loaded with homemade goodies and great yoghurt and coffee. Look forward to a return visit

Thank Barbara G
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights at the Inn in July. The room was fine, mattress was comfortable, and room was clean. However, the power went out in our room several times, and at Nantucket rates, I'd expect the electricity to be upgraded. The breakfast is also fairly limited, though that's not uncommon at these B&B's on the island. Overall it's an...

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

We're pleased that this guest enjoyed his stay overall at our inn. Like almost all the B&Bs on island, we are not allowed to offer a full breakfast, but our continental-plus breakfast includes home-baked breads and coffeecakes/scones/muffins; hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit salad, assorted breads, bagels and english muffins; yogurts; juice, coffee, tea, and cocoa. Many of our guests...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic charm and convenience are the hallmarks of this year-round downtown inn, formerly a whaling captain's home, situated just five minutes' walk from the ferries, shops, restaurants and beaches. Enjoy a warm and welcoming atmosphere and a variety of rooms to suit any traveler, from singles and double with shared bath to spacious queens, kings and suites with private baths. Free Wifi, A/C, TVs in every room, including some large flat-screen HDTVs. Four guest rooms have working fireplaces. Included in your rate is a delicious continental breakfast featuring home-baked breads and muffins, seasonal fruits, yogurts, cereals, coffee and tea. Common areas include a cozy parlor, guest office and lovely garden. We look forward to welcoming you at any time of year! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Carlisle House Inn

Address: 26 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: ₹ 6,374 - ₹ 28,516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
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“Our room was in the back. It was quiet. It was amply sized: bed area as well as a fold out couch and a small refrigerator.”
 of 5 bubbles sylvia0214, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I suggest getting rooms with their own bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardl660, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Some second floor rooms appeared to have a shared bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles g2onario, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Check the website. Some rooms have private bath, some have shared bath”
 of 5 bubbles NancyO_12, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are multiple styles/sizes of rooms. Refer to website for room names and additional details.”
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