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HI Nantucket
2 out of 5
31 Western Avenue, Nantucket, MA
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Situated by the ocean, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Surfside Beach and Nobadeer Beach. Old Mill and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum are also within ...

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White Elephant Hotel

White Elephant Hotel

4.5 out of 5
50 Easton Street, Nantucket, MA
4.6/5Exceptional! (149 reviews)
Love the Elephant!

"Fantastic hotel. It in an amazing location, has incredibly comfortable bed, very clean rooms, and the staff is absolutely wonderful. Everyone was kind and went out of their way to provide us with anything we needed/wanted."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

White Elephant Hotel
Hotel Pippa

Hotel Pippa

3.5 out of 5
5 Chestnut Street, Nantucket, MA
The price is $159 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Great boutique hotel

"Cute hotel easy located in town so easy walk to many places. Great staff, very knowledgeable! Breakfasts were very good. Also had drinks and snacks available later which were all tasty!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Hotel Pippa
Jared Coffin House

Jared Coffin House

4 out of 5
29 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA
The price is $185 per night from Apr 4 to Apr 5
4.4/5Excellent! (298 reviews)
Love the location, excellent service, thin walls!

"We stayed in the Jared Coffin house 20 years ago and staying in it now was still a treat. The service is excellent, the location very near the action without all the noise and the rooms tidy, with air conditioning and newer bathrooms. We only have two issues, the walls are thin, we could hear the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Jared Coffin House
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Nantucket, there are 106 accommodation options here to pick from, including hostels. These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of forms, but all of them have a few qualities in common:

  • Budget prices
  • A social environment
  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)

By staying at a hostel in Nantucket, you can reduce your spending on accommodations and save more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your vacation. You can enjoy activities like biking, and the island views create an appealing natural setting.

Hostels in Nantucket

Still deciding where to stay in Nantucket? This hostel is popular:

HI Nantucket - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Nantucket?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information about the local climate:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 47° F and nighttime temperatures average 25° F
  • April-June: 72° F is the daytime average and 35° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 76° F and nighttime averages are around 52° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 27° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 44.49 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Nantucket?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Natural Features
  • Children's Beach
  • Greater Light Garden
  • Lily Pond Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Dreamland Film and Performing Arts Center
  • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
  • Whaling Museum
Additional Attractions
  • Nantucket Atheneum
  • White Heron Theatre
  • Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Generally, Nantucket is known for its:

  • Cocktail bars
  • Excursions
  • Beaches
  • Tours
  • Biking
  • Museums

How to Get to Nantucket and Around the Area

You can fly into the closest airport in Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. Another option is Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), located 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Nantucket?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your money for going out. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums, and the island views create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in many different forms, but all of them have three main things in common, including low prices, a social atmosphere, and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Nantucket?
Need some guidance on where to stay in Nantucket? This hostel is popular: HI Nantucket - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a shared/communal kitchen.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Nantucket?
The weather is important when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F. Average annual precipitation for Nantucket is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do in Nantucket?
Depending on what you’re interested in, you might like to explore these things around Nantucket. Get out into nature with places like Children’s Beach, Jetties Beach, and Surfside Beach. Cultural attractions include Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, Whaling Museum, and White Heron Theatre. Visit landmarks like Hadwen House, Old Mill, and Brant Point Light.
What's the best way to get to and around Nantucket while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Nantucket in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. An alternative is Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha’s Vineyard), situated 27.6 mi (44.5 km) away.

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