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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived to this classic house, we knew our trip was going to be special. The owner, Heather helped us with directions and recommendations and served wonderful fresh breakfasts every day. The location is perfect for walking into town or the beaches nearby. It was extremely quiet, clean and has a private sitting area in the backyard... More 

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Larchmont, New York
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Lovely, clean, quiet B&B close to downtown, but in a residential area. We could walk to rent bikes, have coffee, sit on a bench to read or people watch. The inn felt like home with a helpful 'mother', unobtrusive yet available with suggestions if requested. Heather is a master baker, and so enjoys her home, which felt like our home.

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1 Thank sylvia0214
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice and quiet B&B in downtown Nantucket. Easy walk to everything. Very relaxed and comfortable, without pretense. Proprietor Heather is very nice and helpful. Location is perfect and close to stores and restaurants as well as shuttle bus stops.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This was our third weekend stay at The Carlisle House Inn. The front door is always open, and a warm welcome awaits. The Inn is an historic 1700s property, with wonderful original wide plank floors, fireplaces, and stairs. It offers a great deal of period charm. Our room was thoughtfully and thoroughly provisioned, with all the details attended to, canopy... More 

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

It was so nice to see you for your second visit within a year! Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I couldn't agree more about June on Nantucket! Looking forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Milton, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

This was my second year in a row staying at the Carlisle Inn for a long weekend with friends. We have had spectacular stays both times. The inn is a short walk from the ferry and downtown. The owner, Heather, is lovely and a talented baker. She serves a delicious homemade breakfast in the morning and offers irresistible homemade treats... More 

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

We really enjoyed meeting Heather, the owner, who was so helpful in providing a pleasant stay, and wonderful breakfast with homemade blueberry coffee cake and cranberry scones with walnuts.Very comfortable bed and charming backyard. Heather also was kind enough to drive us into town to catch our boat since it was raining. We will definitely go back!

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1 Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

As a visitor/vacationer on Nantucket for the last 35 years, I've returned year after year to this Inn when I've needed a few days' get-away. With its historical charm, neat and tidy rooms, warm and friendly innkeeper, and convenient location, it feels like my Nantucket home away from home.

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1 Thank Beth O
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

Al the right attributes. The Inn has a wonderful history, dating back to the 1700's. It has a great environment, friendly caring staff, great continental breakfast, close to downtown. We recommend it highly.

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It was a pleasure seeing you again! We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. More 

Mashpee, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was my first ever overnight stay on Nantucket and we couldn't have picked a better place to spend the weekend. Heather, our inn-keeper, was warm and welcoming from beginning to end...not to mention her baking talents. The rooms were cozy and comfortable as were the fireplaced parlor and sunny breakfast room. Great location too. I'm sure this won't be... More 

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Carlislehouseinn, Owner at The Carlisle House Inn, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure having you stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon! More 

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

I stayed in the Sankaty room of the Carlisle House and loved it! The room was spacious with wood burning fireplace and easy duralog for a romantic evening fireside. Heather, the innkeeper, was incredibly welcoming and made phenomenal baked goods and my favorite, popovers every morning. Comfortable front parlor for hanging out on the ground floor and a breakfast porch... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic charm and convenience are the hallmarks of this year-round downtown inn, formerly a whaling captain's home, situated just five minutes' walk from the ferries, shops, restaurants and beaches. Enjoy a warm and welcoming atmosphere and a variety of rooms to suit any traveler, from singles and double with shared bath to spacious queens, kings and suites with private baths. Free Wifi, A/C, TVs in every room, including some large flat-screen HDTVs. Four guest rooms have working fireplaces. Included in your rate is a delicious continental breakfast featuring home-baked breads and muffins, seasonal fruits, yogurts, cereals, coffee and tea. Common areas include a cozy parlor, guest office and lovely garden. We look forward to welcoming you at any time of year! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Carlisle House Inn

Address: 26 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA 02554
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: $174 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
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“Our room was in the back. It was quiet. It was amply sized: bed area as well as a fold out couch and a small refrigerator.”
 of 5 bubbles sylvia0214, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I suggest getting rooms with their own bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles edwardl660, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Some second floor rooms appeared to have a shared bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles g2onario, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Check the website. Some rooms have private bath, some have shared bath”
 of 5 bubbles NancyO_12, 16 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are multiple styles/sizes of rooms. Refer to website for room names and additional details.”
 of 5 bubbles ryansN8947BN, 5 May 2015 | Read review
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