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The White Elephant

Nantucket, United States

97 Excellent 232 Reviews
The White Elephant

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Excellent romantic hotel. Close to the city center. Great rooms and fantastic service.

At White Elephant, guests are treated to a rare blend of luxury and ease that is the hallmark of the hotel. Our exceptional level of personal attention ensures flawless service from the moment you arrive and continues uninterrupted until your departure. Add to this superior service a myriad of comforts found in nearly every corner of the hotel.

The Library with its overstuffed chairs and plush sofa is ideal for enjoying a glass of port in the afternoon or relaxing by the fire in the evening.

The Harborside Lawn, with its soft, white wicker furniture, offers the perfect setting for sipping a cool glass of lemonade. From the soft furnishings and linen with hand stitching and embroidery in the guest rooms, to the rich walnut furnishings of the lobby, White Elephant radiates island grace and ease of living.

The White Elephant is a member of Nantucket Island Resorts which includes White Elephant Village, The Wauwinet, Jared Coffin House, The Cottages & Lofts, and Nantucket Boat Basin.
Hotel Address:
  • The White Elephant
  • 50 Easton Street
  • Nantucket, MA 02554
  • United States
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Location Summary
Nantucket is located 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It is accessible year-round by flights from Boston, Providence, New York/Newark, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia. Regular ferry service is available from Hyannis, Massachusetts. The White Elephant is just minutes away from downtown Nantucket and the ferry landings with are within easy walking distance.
Note Bene
Every afternoon guests of White Elephant can relax in the Library and enjoy a class of port or sherry, a glass of cool lemonade and an assortment of cheese and crackers. The Library, with its stunning harbor view, is a favorite spot for an afternoon respite.
Fine Dining On Site
In addition to superlative lunch and dinners, White Elephant's Brant Point Grill boasts a sumptuous breakfast and Sunday brunch.
Fitness Center
There is an exercise room.
Spa Facility
The Spa, which overlooks beautiful Nantucket Harbor, features treatments and services that blend the benefits of natural elements with innovative, results-driven products.
There are more than 80 miles of uncrowded, pristine sandy beaches encircling Nantucket Island.
Biking Touring
The most popular way to see the island is on the paved two-way bike paths.
Several golf courses are located on island.
Sail boats available for rental from Nantucket Harbor Sail on Swain's Wharf.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Check the Concierge Office for information regarding tennis lessons, court times, and locations.
Wind surfing classes and rentals available at Jetties Beach.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Touring
    - Fishing Fly
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golfing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Windsurfing

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