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Ships Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I stayed here with my boyfriend and the Inn was absolutely lovely. I was told it was recently redone and they did an absolutely amazing job with it. It felt extremely clean and fresh. The staff is very helpful and polite. We loved the convenient location in town, but also the quiet street that gave us the relaxation we needed....

2Thank HappyTraveler310
Deep River, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I can't say enough good things about this lovely inn. I love the location right off main street. None of the noise, all of the convenience and it is the prettiest street. It is an easy 5 minute walk from the Hy-Line ferry (maybe 10 from the Steamship). My friend and I stayed for 2 nights and we each needed...

2Thank sunnysideuppls
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 July 2015

My wife and I needed a romantic get away for the weekend. We found The Ship's Inn online and we welcomed to a beautifully renovated, covered in flowers bed and breakfast just off Main Street in Nantucket. We were blown away by the outstanding service and food served at The Ship's Inn's restaurant downstairs. Highly recommend it, we are definitely...

Thank Lenrock143
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

From the initial contact and reservation this place is Tops! They have a three night minimum but allowed me to split it so that I might do an overnight ferry trip to Martha's Vineyard . I stayed in one of their single person room and it was clean , and extremely comfortable. The location is perfect , you are in...

1Thank catherine115
harrison, ny
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The Ship's Inn has a warm and gracious feel. The living room is comfortable and well appointed. Mary Lou and Bob were amazing. Each day Mary Lou served homemade quiche, muffins, and other goodies for breakfast. As a person with food allergies, she was extremely accommodating. Our room was a good size, larger than we expected for a family of...

1Thank dompass
Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Very nice, relaxing weekend stay. Hotel staff was friendly and could not have been more accommodating of our requests. Food was great, with an interesting breakfast buffet. Room was spacious and well appointed. The inn's location is excellent, just off of downtown, an easy walk from either ferry terminal. We would definitely book here again.

Thank RedPooch
Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Loved our room, loved the basement restaurant, loved it all. Breakfast was eclectic and fantastic. Always several interesting brunch like dishes home baked ranging from a kale and broccoli casserole to scrambled eggs to baked French toast casserole with warm syrup. YUM. We are spending our last eve at Union Inn. Also nice but they are...

1Thank Barseatcowboy
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My husband and I loved our stay at Ships Inn this past weekend. Nantucket is truly a paradise and the inn is well-located and lovely. What really makes the experience special, however, is the innkeeper, Mary Lou. She went out of her way to accommodate my special dietary needs at breakfast (and both my husband's and my breakfasts were incredible)....

1Thank ERE1
Trinity, Florida
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Nicely restored inn on a lovely quiet side street in Nantucket. Still within easy walking distance from the ferry terminal and town center. Mary Lou provides a warm welcome even when we arrived before check in. Our rooms were spotless with beautiful bed linens, comfy bed and generous in size, an added bonus there are three rooms on the ground...

3Thank expat34655
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We stayed here as a group of five women for a friend's bachelorette, and could not have been more pleased with our stay. The Inn is situated right in the middle of town, with easy walking access to almost everything. Mary Lou, the innkeeper, was kind, accommodating, and helpful. The breakfast was DELICIOUS - don't miss the zucchini pie! The...

1Thank Varina27
Elliegott, Owner at Ships Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response to our Inn! We love Mary Lou (and her delicious homemade breakfasts) too! She takes such pride in her work. I'm so glad you like our updated decor...we tried to maintain the charm of Obed Starbuck's (the whaling captain) house in a fresh and breezy setting. I want our guests to feel transported, and...

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  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ships Inn represents a unique piece of Nantucket history while providing the comfort and convenience essential to visitors.Located in a quiet historical neighborhood near town.The sought after combination of a historic inn and an acclaimed restaurant serving fresh local ingredients. A truly memorable Nantucket experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ships Inn

Address: 13 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: €199 - €467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ships Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Ships Hotel Nantucket
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Second floor room "Success" has canopy queen bed and twin bed.”
gregorya474, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The second floor is a bit quieter than the first floor.”
Colleen139, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Be nice, engage the team and have fun!”
DPRMA, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the front of the Inn, beautiful.”
Lenrock143, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you plan to bring a bike, book a first floor room.”
RedPooch, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
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