The Barnacle Inn is located in Nantucket Town, a neighborhood in Nantucket, and is in a shopping district and near the beach. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Whaling Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Children's Beach and Jetties Beach. Loines Observatory and Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum are also worth visiting. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.
Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial) - 7 min drive
Centre Street Bistro - 4 min walk
Black-Eyed Susan’s - 4 min walk
Fog Island Cafe - 5 min walk
Ventuno - 5 min walk
The Nautilus - 5 min walk
About this property
The Barnacle Inn
Nantucket bed & breakfast in Nantucket Town, near Nantucket Atheneum
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has free newspapers and a garden. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Housekeeping is available on request.
The Barnacle Inn offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. This Nantucket bed & breakfast provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
English, French, German, Italian
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place
Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and transportation
Limited onsite parking
Food and drink
Free continental breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10 AM
Free newspapers in lobby
Front desk (limited hours)
Housekeeping (on request)
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed
Children and extra beds
Children 5 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 5 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available
Property payment types
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - C0003731970
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher
We should mention
Children 5 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)
Property is also known as
Barnacle Inn Nantucket
The Barnacle Inn Nantucket
The Barnacle Inn Bed & breakfast
The Barnacle Inn Bed & breakfast Nantucket
Frequently asked questions
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
Limited spots are available.
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Located in Nantucket Town, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Nantucket Atheneum, Whaling Museum, and First Congregational Church. Children's Beach and Jetties Beach are also within 1 mi (2 km).
Overall score and ratings
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We LOVED our stay at the Barnacle Inn! Suzie and Phil are incredible hosts. The inn is very charming. You can't beat the location, the breakfast is amazing and the are lovely gardens surrounding the house. We hope to come back and visit ASAP.