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Reservations: 120 Wauwinet Road, Nantucket, Massachusetts 02584

Nantucket Inn Services & Amenities

At The Wauwinet, we're dedicated to providing our guests an unmatched vacation experience. Enjoy the fresh, local cuisine and award-winning wine cellar at TOPPER'S. Rejuvenate with a relaxing message or revitalizing treatment at Spa by the Sea. Take pleasure in our wide selection of luxury hotel amenities, on-site recreational activities, and convenient inn services. Our friendly, attentive staff provides you with everything you need to make your stay exceptional.

The Wauwinet Amenities

  • Private beaches on both the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Bay
  • Daily port and cheese hour in the library
  • Coffee, tea, and fresh baked goods for early risers
  • Fresh fruit anytime
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Library refreshments - iced tea in the summer and apple cider in the fall
  • The Wauwinet Gift Shop
  • Fleece blankets
  • Complimentary wireless Internet throughout
    the inn
  • Wake-up calls
  • Yoga mats
  • Daily newspapers (Boston Globe/NY times)
  • Hot popcorn and over 200 DVDs
  • Daily weather report
  • Entirely non-smoking property
  • Concierge
  • Business center
  • Doorman
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-in and check-out

Anchorage House at The Wauwinet Amenities

When staying at Anchorage House at The Wauwinet guests enjoy the following amenities plus the hotel amenities listed above. For more information on Anchorage House please click here.

  • Three bedrooms all with en suite bathroom and LCD flat screen TV
  • Air conditioning in each room 
  • Large living and dining area with fireplace and 60" flat screen TV
  • Private second floor office with computer and color printer
  • Kitchen pantry with small refrigerator, two burner stove, ice maker, microwave, toaster, Nespresso and Keurig machines
  • Two private ground floor outdoor decks, with umbrella shaded table
  • Atlantic Ocean and Bay views 
  • Bose music systems with music selections and DVD players in each room 
  • Four hybrid bicycles available at all times
  • Cooler, beach chairs, beach towels, and beach umbrellas
  • Hardcover books and current magazines
  • Italian linens by Pratesi
  • Terrycloth robes and slippers
  • Limoges china by Bernardaud and stemware by Riedel 
  • Room serivce

On-Site Recreational Activities at The Wauwinet

  • Complimentary Bicycles
  • Fishing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Sailing/kayaking (June 22 - September 13)
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Tennis
  • Taking The Wauwinet Lady to town (June 23-September 13, 2015)
  • Additional Sail Dates for The Wauwinet Lady, September 18, 19, 20 and 25,26,27, 2015. Call for details

Nantucket Inn Services

  • Concierge service for local tips and advice
  • Hourly jitney service to and from Nantucket Town
  • Jitney service to and from Hy-line
  • Dry cleaning service (off site)
  • Room service

Spring and Fall Nantucket Activities -

There is so much to do during your stay at The Wauwinet on Nantucket: from island tours to lobstering to cooking classes. Our experts are here to make your Nantucket experience unforgettable. To book an activity, please contact our Complimentary Pre-arrival Concierge.

May 6-June 19 and September 21 - October 30, 2015

  • Great Point Tour - (Starts Memorial Day Weekend) 

    Discover the windswept coastal beauty of Great Point at Coskata-Coatue Wild Life Refuge. Eco-tours depart regularly for guests to explore this unique landscape in a four-wheel drive vehicle. Set your sights on deer, shorebirds, and seals basking in the waves, as well as the iconic Great Point Lighthouse. A nominal per person fee added directly to your hotel folio and charged upon check out. See front desk for details. All proceeds support ongoing conservation work at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, including conducting wildlife research, protecting endangered species and their habitats, and maintaining the structure of the lighthouse. 

Monday- Sunday, 9:30am-11am and 1:30pm-3pm - Starts Memorial Day Weekend

  • 'Sconset Tour -

    Take a drive in The Wauwinet's own 1947 Woody to the quaint seaside village of Siasconset, located just a few miles from the hotel. With Captain Rob as your driver and guide, learn about the local lore and all that makes this summer community brimming with rose-covered cottages and sweeping views from the bluffs so special.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12pm

  • Bay Cruise -

    Spend a blissful hour cruising the waters of Nantucket Bay aboard The Wauwinet Lady. Captain Rob will highlight points of interest such as historic homes along the shore, fascinating details of the seascape- including a stop by local aquaculture site of Retsyo Oysters. This cruise lets you see Nantucket from an insider's perspective.

Tuesday, Thursday, 10am-11:30am

  • Surfcasting -

    A Nantucket fishing experience not to be missed! Surfcasting off the shores of our private Atlantic beach is made simple when we provide the gear needed to lure blue fish, albacore, or striped bass, depending on the season. Our friendly front desk staff can arrange for a Massachusetts-required fishing license.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 2pm-4:30pm

  • Lobstering -

    Learn how to haul in lobster traps teeming with this traditional New England catch from Nantucket Bay aboard The Wauwinet Lady with Captain Rob.

Tuesday, Thursday, 2pm-3:30pm

  • Cooking Class -

    Delight in a culinary adventure with Chef Kyle Zachary of TOPPER'S. Learn how to complete a unique recipe and receive a few professional tips and tricks from Chef. At the end of the recipe, guests will have the opportunity to taste the dish which is paired with a wine selected from our celebrated wine cellar by our sommelier, Craig Hanna.

Tuesday, 3pm-4pm

  • Culinary Experience -

    Cellar master Craig Hanna has been an integral part of the TOPPER'S experience for over 20 years and with this special session guests can savor some of his favorite wine and spirits paired with a delicious sampling from the kitchen.

Thursday, 3pm-4pm

Pre-arrival Concierge

Our Pre-arrival Concierge will contact you prior to your arrival to make restaurant and spa reservations, arrange car and bicycle rentals, book island excursions, and assist you in planning the perfect vacation. Experience a lobstering expedition on The Wauwinet Lady. Take a guided eco-tour of Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge in a six-passenger, four-wheel drive van. Go on a Siasconset natural history excursion with Captain Rob McMullen, or learn new culinary techniques during Chef Kyle Zachary's cooking demonstrations. With The Wauwinet and beautiful Nantucket Island, the possibilities are endless.
To contact the Pre-arrival Concierge, please email concierge@niresorts.com or call 866-838-9252.