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The Wauwinet

Nantucket, United States

95 Excellent 67 Reviews
The Wauwinet
There are 100 things to do here, which makes this luxury Nantucket beach resort ideal for family vacations in New England. You can find whatever kind of vacation you’re looking for at The Wauwinet. Maybe it’s one that's full of get up and go. Or maybe it's one where blissful relaxation is all that's on the agenda. Whether on a Nantucket family vacation or a romantic couple's getaway, The Wauwinet has numerous activities to keep guests entertained. At The Wauwinet enjoy the best of both worlds with our many exceptional activities and resort amenities. And don't miss our complimentary Continental breakfast each morning.

The Wauwinet is open from May to October. Each exquisitely appointed guest room at The Wauwinet has been individually decorated with antique pine, cheery chintz, Pratesi fine bed linens, hand-stenciled finishes and an abundance of fresh flowers to evoke the air of a country inn at the shore. The inn offers a variety of accommodations from which to choose, including guest rooms in the Main Inn and a number of charming cottages. The Wauwinet caters to guests over the age of 12.
Hotel Address:
  • The Wauwinet
  • 120 Wauwinet Road
  • Nantucket, MA 02554
  • United States

Location Summary
Nantucket Island is located 30 miles south of Cape Cod and is easily reached year-round by air or high-speed ferry. Frequent flights are available from numerous locations. Taxi service from the airport to the inn is available for guests arriving by air.

Directions to Hotel
Directions From Airport -bos- Boston Logan Airport 120 Miles Se Get A Cab-take Old South Road To Rotary. Take Milestone Road From The Rotary And Take Your Second Left Onto Polpis Road. Follow Polpis Road For 5 Miles And Take Left Onto Wauwinet Road- Approximately 2 Miles. The Inn Is On Your Left. . Other Airports -ack- Nantucket 9 Miles W -lga- La Guardia 200 Miles S .
Conde Nast Award Winner, Travel And Leisure Award
Banquets & Meetings
not a meeting facility hotel
Fine Dining On Site
Toppers restaurant is award winning, has special wine events in May
Fine Dining Nearby
Nantucket town is 9 miles away
Child Programs
No children under 12 allowed, children 12 - 18 must stay in cottages
Pool Indoor
on beach
Ballooning, Hot Air
Lobstering cruises, outdoor cooking lessons by chef, croquet, bocci ball
Ecological Tourism
adjacent to Great Point Wildlife Sanctuary, Wauwinet Lady (their boat) takes many cruises with cocktails and sunsets
Fishing Fly
Surfcasting is a specialty, classes taught
Special package for nearby golf course for hotel guests
Jet Skiing
available thru conciege
In Nantucket town
Winery Tours
1946 Ford Woody Wagon natural history excursions, smores on beach
Recommended Rooms
Each room and the cottages are individually decorated. Anchorage cottage has 4 bedrooms, smaller cottages are also available. VCR library with hot popcorn. The library has daily cheese, port and sherry tastings

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Jet Skiing
    - Sailing
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Winery Tours

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