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The Wauwinet

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Totowa, New Jersey
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

As always, an outstanding stay at the Wauwinet. The team is super friendly and always helpful. Genuinely nice people! The location is amazing as are the facilities. Toppers restaurant great as well. Thank so much for another great visit.

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HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Wauwinet is a special place for a special stay. The staff went out of their way to make sure we felt we were special. The location is beautiful and we enjoyed several of the activities offered. My wife insisted on dining there the first night and after that I wouldn't dine anywhere else. Captain Rob was a great host...

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

Dear andrew c, I think you hit the nail on the head! Special is really what we specialize in. The team makes the property come alive and focus on delivering legendary hospitality. Happy that you connected with Capt. Rob he is a great resource for all things Nantucket! Hope you can make it back in 2017 we open April 20th...

NY
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were able to get a decent room rate for 2 nights in May. We rented a car near the ferry in town (strongly recommended if you are staying here). It's a 15 minute drive from town, but that's why the location is special. It's located on a narrow piece of land between the bay and the ocean. The hotel...

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

Dear john_t_03, I am happy to see that you enjoyed your stay! I agree with your comments about our location! Pretty amazing. Thanks for the feedback and we hope to see you back in the future! Eric LANDT General Manager

Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolutely beautiful place. Service impeccable without being obvious. Location is on strip of land so that you have the bay side and then a short walk to ocean. Both are pristine. Rooms are well-appointed albeit somewhat colonial style. Clean, clean, clean. We will be back.

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

Dear Christine I, Thanks for the nice feedback! I will let the housekeeping team know that they are doing a nice job keeping the place tidy! Come visit again and rediscover the Nantucket gem we call home! Eric LANDT General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I wish we were able to take the small, private ferry of theirs over from downtown Nantucket but that books up long in advance. The staff were great, very accommodating and attentive to our vegan diet, and the setting was beautiful.

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

Dear NYCAngels, You can always book a private charter with us during the time the boat runs! We do charge for a private charter for dinner but this will guarantee you exclusivity and your own boat. Just call us to inquire about availability. Thanks for the shout we appreciate all compliments about the team! WE open for the season April...

Norwell, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I was fortunate to be the photographer at a wedding and stayed with the guests and wedding party. The Wauwinet leaves nothing to be desired. The beautiful beach side lawn is perfect to spend an afternoon throwing around a football, lounging or playing croquet. A gorgeous beach walk or swim is ideal. The rooms are quaint and food was fabulous.

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

Dear S H, Hopefully you can come back and enjoy the hotel when you are not working as wedding. We reopen April 20th 2017. Hope you can make it back! Eric LANDT General Manager

Totowa, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Another outstanding stay at the Wauwinet. The entire team always makes our stay a 10 out of 10! From the front desk / concierge folks, to the housekeeping team, to the super friendly Toppers team, everyone always make us feel like we're right at home and staying with family. The service across the board is always outstanding which we've come...

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

Dear Vincent D, Thanks for the positive review! We appreciate your feedback and hope you can join us again when we re-open on April, 20th 2016. Thanks for the shout out to the team for delivering amazing hospitality! Keep an eye on out website for hot, dates and cool rates for the best value in the spring. Eric LANDT General...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I've never written a review before, let alone a bad one, but I had such an unfortunate experience at the Wauwinet that I feel obliged to share it. A girlfriend and I spent 6 days here this past August, a kind of joint birthday trip. I chose the Wauwinet because of its remoteness, its overwhelmingly positive reviews, and the spectacular...

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

Dear MH_MCH, Thanks for taking the time to review your opinion of The Wauwinet. I am sorry that you feel that we did not deliver the service you expected! The hotel has many outlets with managers or supervisors always available to engage. I wish you would have felt as obligated to speak in person to the General Manager about your...

Destin, Florida
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you only go to Nantucket once, you have to stay at the Wauwinet. It is a long drive from either the ferry or the airport, but it is worth it. The view from the lawn at sunset is something you will always treasure. If you have or rent a 4WD vehicle you can go directly out to Great Point...

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

Dear John C, Thanks for the nice review! I see that you had a chance to relax on our amazing lawn facing directly to the west for the most amazing sunsets on the island. All complimented by a glass of champagne order off our award winning wine list! Our onsite concierge can rent the 4WD for you so you can...

Denver, CO
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A could not have enjoyed my stay at The Wauwinet more. The property is beautiful and the service is outstanding. The location is great -- removed from town, so it is very peaceful and serene. The views are outstanding. I definitely hope to return to the Wauwinet very soon!

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

Dear kmm32, Thanks for the wonderful review of The Wauwinet! The fall is the best time to visit! Peaceful and serene is what we specialize in. As we say location, location, location such an amazing place! Hope to see you again soon! Eric LANDT General Manager

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: ₹ 19,894 - ₹ 75,492 (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:
The Wauwinet Hotel Nantucket
Wauwinet Hotel Nantucket
Wauwinet Nantucket
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Nantucket
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nantucket
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