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White Elephant

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4 Star Hotel
The White Elephant has been an exclusive summertime retreat since the 1920s. The height of preppy New England elegance, this is the place where brides dream of being married and families come for generations. A stone's throw from the center of town, this 64-room island treasure has...
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50 Easton St, PO Box 2580, Nantucket, MA 02554-2258
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2.9 miles to Nantucket Memorial Airport
23 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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All reviewsharbor view suitebedroom cottagechildren's beachbrandt pointcupcakesoff seasonluxury hotelin towncharming hotelshort walkcalled the front deskbeautiful roomthe location is perfecta special placejetties beachlong weekendcan't wait to go back
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The White Elephant sits 10 minute walking distance from downtown. As of all Nantucket architecture it is cedar shingle grayed to a pitch perfect Nantucket grey. It is a rather simple structure, nothing to write home about. The staff was good. Room service was always...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at CBI for 4 nights in Chatham, and decided to stay our last night at White Elephant. As they are both the highest rated hotels in their area, we thought our experiences with service and amenities would be similar. Reality: not. even. close....More

1  Thank Claire L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been staying at the White Elephant regularly for the past 10 years! I think we’ve not posted a review so that it doesn’t get too popular! Too late... but after all these years, the White Elephant still retains its distinctive...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished a very lovely long weekend on Tucket and spend two of the three nights at the White Elephant Hotel. The hotel itself is elegant and clean and our room was spacious with its own deck overlooking the harbor and had a fireplace...More

1  Thank WorldExplorersNy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The accomadations, helpfulness of staff, view of harbor from our room and location were beyond amazing! We will definately return! Worth every cent! Can't say enough about how wonderful our stay was for a wedding and 25th anniversary!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free Parking
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Concierge
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
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US$572 - US$2,187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Spa Hotel in Nantucket
#4 Luxury Hotel in Nantucket
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$572 - US$2,187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Spa Hotel in Nantucket
#4 Luxury Hotel in Nantucket
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Kristen R
Hi! My husband and I are looking for a "babymoon" getaway for sometime late spring. We are unable to visit in the summer due to his business being the busiest in the summer months, so my first question is, how is the weather in April/May? We are coming from southern New Jersey, and it appears through looking through temp averages that it can still tend to be a bit chillier up there, even late spring. Also, has anyone traveled here pregnant? I'm bummed that I can't partake in the wine, and am drooling over the afternoon port and cheese (though soft cheeses are also out when with-child, boo!). How are the restaurants and other activities in the area? Basically, we are foodies who love a top-notch hotel, looking for a romantic getaway within a reasonable distance, and we have never done Nantucket. The White Elephant comes highly recommended from some of our friends. Thoughts welcome!
9 March 2018|
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Response from WhiteElephant1 | Property representative |
Hi Kristen R; Thank you for reaching out! The weather in April and May is perfect for exploring the island! In fact, the last weekend in April is Daffodil Weekend, (27th, 28th), which is one of my personally favorite... More
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Stan B
26 January 2018|
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Response from vincentd972 | Reviewed this property |
White Elephant still there and is one of the best places to stay on the island. Great staff, fantastic restaurant on property. Good luck and congratulations.
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ShelbyLynn519
27 August 2016|
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Response from WhiteElephant1 | Property representative |
Dear Shelby; Thank you for asking. We are not booked for next summer, but our rates haven't been loaded into the system as yet. In the meantime, please call us at 1 800 ISLANDS and we are happy to hold the rooms for you... More
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"Recommend ocean view rooms. Our suite wasn’t as large as I would have preferred."
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"Room 155 was the best!"
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"Small suite with fireplace :)"
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"Make sure to get a bay view"
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