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Top Nantucket Beach Hotels

Union Street Inn
4 out of 5
7 Union Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.9/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)

"Amazing stay the staff was very welcoming felt right at home! Would definitely recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Union Street Inn
Sherburne Inn
3 out of 5
10 Gay Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)

"Perfect location and such a wonderful Innkeeper. Thank you, Madeline, for making our stay so wonderful."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Sherburne Inn
21 Broad Hotel
3.5 out of 5
21 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (85 reviews)
very nice small hotel on Nantucket with a great l

"The public areas, the room and bathroom were very clean. I do recommend you remove the upholstered, patterned pillow from the beds. Since that does not have a washable,removable cover on it, it is best that you remove it."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

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76 Main
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
76 Main Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach towels
cozy and comfortable

"Beautiful hotel! Excellent service and great people!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

76 Main
Harborview Nantucket
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
24 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Very relaxing and friendly in a relaxing environment with great views. Room service, gym etc...would be a bonus"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2018

Harborview Nantucket
Brass Lantern Inn
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
11 North Water Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Long weekend in the fall

"Lovely guest house, clean. Efficient staff during COVID. Bathroom space was tight. Beds and linen comfy. Nice garden seating. Location convenient to historic downtown and ferry - easy walk."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Brass Lantern Inn
The Wauwinet
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
120 Wauwinet Road, Nantucket, MA
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4.7/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Wedding stay

"Gorgeous setting Loved my room Service great Food not so great awful to be honest"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

The Wauwinet
Cliff Lodge
3 out of 5
9 Cliff Road, Nantucket, MA
The price is $120 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.6/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)

"A beautiful, clean , well staffed and accommodating inn. My gluten free breakfast was delicious and the sheets and towels are all Matouk brand. We had a lovely stay"…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2021

Cliff Lodge
White Elephant Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
50 Easton Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.6/5Exceptional! (145 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great stay. Upgraded to a suite. Service was impeccable"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

White Elephant Hotel
Seven Sea Street Inn
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
7 Sea Street, Nantucket, MA
The price is $143 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.6/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Always a great stay

"We always have an excellent time at the Inn and have come back multiple times and will continue to do so."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Seven Sea Street Inn
Nantucket Resort Collection
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
3 Step Lane, Nantucket, MA
The price is $169 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4.6/5Wonderful! (115 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Great Spot inside and Out.

"This is such a cute and cozy spot. The bed was ridiculously comfortable. The pillows a little overstuffed for my taste but what a problem to have. There was a breakfast at our door in the morning (due to Covid) in a cute thermal container. Will definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020

Nantucket Resort Collection
The Barnacle Inn
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
11 Fair Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.5/5Wonderful! (76 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Lovely lounge area and gardens, great location and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

The Barnacle Inn
The Cottages and Lofts at Boat Basin
4 out of 5
24 Old South Wharf, Nantucket, MA
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4.5/5Wonderful! (77 reviews)
Stayed in the "Aurora" cottage

"We loved The Cottages overall. Ours was a very spacious, beautifully furnished two bedroom with a balcony that had a limited view. Only complaint is that the four of us had to share the one bathroom (two adult aged children). Also, we thought we would be right on the dock facing the water and we ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

The Cottages and Lofts at Boat Basin
Jared Coffin House
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
29 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.4/5Excellent! (298 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach umbrellas, beach towels
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
Hawthorn House
3 out of 5
2 Chestnut Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.4/5Excellent! (38 reviews)
great hotel

"very clean, comfortable room"…"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2017

Hawthorn House
Periwinkle Inn
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
9 N. Water Street, Nantucket, MA
The price is $129 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4.3/5Excellent! (72 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Quaint and comfortable. We had fresh cookies every afternoon. Yum!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Periwinkle Inn
The Beachside at Nantucket
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
30 North Beach Street, Nantucket, MA
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4.2/5Very Good! (245 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The staff were very friendly and helpful and the Beachside is both walkable to town and a nearby beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

The Beachside at Nantucket
Nantucket Inn
3.5 out of 5
1 Miller Lane, Nantucket, MA
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4.1/5Very Good! (171 reviews)

"Good location to airport yet quiet location It is clean and acceptable for a short stay"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Nantucket Inn
Languedoc Inn & 3 Hussey St Guest House
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
24 Broad Street, Nantucket, MA
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3.9/5Very Good! (74 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels
Consistently the best on the Island!

"love the location, easy walk from the ferry. service in hotel and restaurant was excellent. could have had dinner there every night!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Languedoc Inn & 3 Hussey St Guest House
Cliffside Beach Club & Hotel
Great for beach vacations
46 Jefferson Avenue, Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Beach Hotels in Nantucket

Known for its beaches and museums, Nantucket offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. With 37 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this walkable destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Nantucket, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

White Elephant Hotel - 4.5-star luxury hotel on Children's Beach. It features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the beach locale and comfortable beds.

Brass Lantern Inn - 3-star bed & breakfast, 4-minute walk from Children's Beach. Our travelers recommend its good location and breakfast. This bed & breakfast boasts free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Hawthorn House - 3-star guesthouse, 6-minute walk from Children's Beach. It offers free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and air conditioning. Guest reviews highlight the good location and proximity to shopping.

The Barnacle Inn - 2.5-star bed & breakfast near Children's Beach. It features free breakfast, free WiFi, and sun loungers. Guests love the central location and breakfast.

White Elephant Village - 4.5-star luxury hotel on Children's Beach. Our travelers recommend its walkable location and comfortable rooms. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to Nantucket

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, September, and June, with an average temperature of 74°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 26°F
  • Driest months: February, July, May, and June, with an average rainfall of 3.18 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, March, September, and October, with an average rainfall of 4.17 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Nantucket

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Nantucket has to offer. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Children's Beach or Jetties Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's museums and historical sites, and make time for local attractions like Nantucket Atheneum and Dreamland Film and Performing Arts Center. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Theatre Workshop of Nantucket or Whaling Museum. Visitors also enjoy Nantucket for its:
  • Cocktail bars
  • Excursions
  • Tours
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Nantucket

If you're looking to fly to Nantucket, the closest major airport is in Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What is Nantucket like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and museums, Nantucket offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best place for a beach vacation in Nantucket?
Cliffside Beach Club & Hotel is a top beachfront inn offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 1-minute walk of Jetties Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Greydon House and HI Nantucket.
How many beach hotels are there in Nantucket?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 36 hotels in Nantucket for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Nantucket?
You can plan your beach trip with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in Nantucket: 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 around Nantucket?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Children’s Beach or Jetties Beach. Experience the area’s museums and biking trails, and make time for local attractions like Theatre Workshop of Nantucket and Whaling Museum. Other things to see and do in the area are Surfside Beach and Cisco Beach.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Nantucket?
This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Nantucket with ease. The closest major airport is Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), located 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from the city center. You can take a ferry across the water to see more of the region.

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