The Wauwinet

4.5 star property
Beachfront hotel in Nantucket with restaurant and bar/lounge

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The Wauwinet

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Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Breakfast, lunch and dinner served
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Overview of The Wauwinet



Property highlights

  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
120 Wauwinet Road, Nantucket, MA, 02584
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Spa services
  • Business center
Feel at home
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

Deluxe Bayview Room

  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Bayview Queen Room

  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Queen Bed Guestroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Coatue Suite

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

1 Bedroom Cottage

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Superior Guest Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed


  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Guest Room Two Twin Beds

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Guest Room Two Queen Beds

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Queen Beds

Signature House, 3 Bedrooms, Fireplace, Courtyard View (Anchorage)

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds

Accessible Bayview Room

  • 21 sq m
  • Bay view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial) - 18 min drive
  • Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal) - 27.7 miles/44.6 km
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)


  • Cru - 17 min drive
  • Club Car Lounge - 16 min drive
  • Jack and Charlie's - 17 min drive
  • Sandbar - 19 min drive
  • Slip 14 - 17 min drive

About this property

The Wauwinet

The Wauwinet is a great choice for a stay in Nantucket. Guests can indulge in massages, and TOPPER'S serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A bar/lounge, an outdoor tennis court, and a terrace are other highlights at this luxurious hotel.


English, French, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 32 rooms


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age: 21
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Children (17 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Spa services
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Banquet hall


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Stair-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.


TOPPER'S - This seafood restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

The Wauwinet is listed in the 2020 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 15.00–40.00 per person
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
This property does not have elevators.
Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
State tax ID - C0009631970

Also known as

Wauwinet Inn Nantucket
Wauwinet Inn
Wauwinet Nantucket
The Wauwinet Hotel Nantucket
Wauwinet Hotel Nantucket
Wauwinet Country House Nantucket
Wauwinet Country House
Wauwinet Hotel
Wauwinet Nantucket
The Wauwinet Hotel
The Wauwinet Nantucket
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Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Wauwinet?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Wauwinet?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Wauwinet?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Wauwinet?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at The Wauwinet and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, fishing, and hiking and improve your game at the onsite tennis courts. Enjoy amenities like a private beach, spa services, and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Wauwinet?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, TOPPER'S.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Special Place
Awesome hotel in a quiet, beautiful part of Nantucket. The staff and facilities are fantastic, highly recommend.
Nicholas, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Donald, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Richard, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful, secluded spot on Nantucket, can’t wait to go back again!
Patricia, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Steven, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We had such a wonderful time staying here! The staff is so wonderful and knows everyone by name. It was such a special experience staying here and I wish we can come back during the season. If you come off season just expect that they will not have all of their amenities available to you. But it was so peaceful to visit in April.
Jennifer, 4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent weekend getaway! Loved the staff and the coziness of the library, sitting room with the fireplace and the porch. Excellent view of the water from the hotel. Captain Rob was available for the first tour of the 2023 season and it was so amazing. Will be back!
Joann, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very peaceful atmosphere. Great place to escape and unwind.
Matthew, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Wauwinet was everything we expected and more. The location is perfect. The service is great. We stayed for two nights to celebrate my birthday. The housekeepers decorated our room in celebration. The staff at the front desk sang me a "happy birthday" one morning. They really made us feel "at home" during our stay. The property is spectacular. Right on the water with beach access. Although ~20 minutes from downtown, there is plenty to do (e.g., kayaks, tennis, various boat tours). Wauwinet is calm; perfect for couples. We had a great experience at Toppers, the restaurant on site. It was not cheap, but it was definitely worth it. We'd recommend Wauwinet to anyone that's looking to stay on Nantucket! THANK YOU to the Wauwinet team for everything!
Michael, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The Wauwinet is magical. Nothing else remotely compares. Beautiful property with easy strolls along the beach on both the ocean and the harbor sides. Wonderful restaurant as well. Stay here if you can - and can afford it!
Elizabeth, 4-night romance trip
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