The Carlisle House has been a recognized star-quality inn for more than one hundred years. Located in the Old Historic District, just off the center of town on cobblestoned North Water Street. The inn has been carefully restored, while maintaining the charm of old Nantucket. With thirteen guest rooms on three floors, The Carlisle House offers a wide variety of accommodations from charming singles and double with shared bath to spacious queens and kings with private baths, to two-room suites with private baths. WIFI is available throughout the inn, and some guest rooms have large flat-screen HDTVs.
4.8 on August 19, 2012
It was a very busy and eventful week. Having stayed at the Carlisle House took the edge of the hustle and bustle and gave me a calm place to retire to. I will recommend them to all my friends as the best house for your money to stay at when in Nantucket. Thank you for a wonderful time. .
4.4 on June 08, 2012
Heather was wonderful. Couldn't have enjoyed our stay more. The Inn is conveniently located, has a nice courtyard and the ambiance is inviting. The island is a great place to visit and the Inn is a great place to stay.
4.6 on May 16, 2012
absolutely loved nantucket, our first trip there. the carlisle house was wonderful, wide plank floors, old salty charm, and heather, the owner was above and beyond our expectations, she was frequently visible, always with a smile, and willing to chat, but never intrusive. the breakfasts (both house made and local eateries) were perfect, not too much, but enough to get your busy day going. the inn is close to the ferry, beaches, town, dining, and anything else you coud possible want. could not have been happier with our stay. would recommend to anyone and would most definitely go back again. great little sitting area in the garden for relaxing alone or sharing company. thanks sooooo much heather.
3.2 on January 23, 2012
Finding dining options can be a challenge in the off season but once you start to get oriented to downtown, the places are easy to find.
4.2 on November 28, 2011
We have a lovely visit of a few days in November of 2011. The room was quite nice, in an old Captain's home. It included a small sitting room with a cable tv. The breakfast offerings were fantastic - Heather is an excellent baker. Overall we could not have been happier with our stay, and will gladly return.
4.0 on October 19, 2011
Le compteur de mon cozymètre est resté coincé à très haut pendant tout le temps de mon séjour. Je recommande vivement.
3.6 on October 14, 2011
clean, pleasant, nice furnishings. Easy walking distance from the Ferry and all downtown activities. Breakfast area a little cramped, would have preferred one large table.
3.4 on October 13, 2011
The Carlisle House was a lovely place to stay for the three nights we were on the island for a wedding. The location is ideal, the rooms are great, and the innkeeper was very friendly and accommodating! (We especially appreciate her willingness to put up with our small children; we realize that the "under 6 set" is not the typical B&B guest!)
3.0 on October 10, 2011
Innkeeper was very friendly and helpful. Homemade breakfast goodies were very tasty. Site might mention the steep stairs (outside and inside) - definitely not good for anyone who is not very mobile.
3.0 on September 21, 2011
A nice house dating back to the 18th century with all the quirks that go with old houses. The innkeeper was very pleasant and baked delicious treats for breakfast. Everything we needed was in walking distance. Good value.
Airy single room on second floor, one twin bed. TV, free wifi, window A/C. Perfect for single traveler or additional family member. Shared bath. Delightful.
Second floor queen room with canopy bed, oriental rug, wide pine floor, wing chairs, working fireplace. Small private bath with stall shower. Central A/C, free wifi. TV. Garden view. Cozy elegance.
Second floor single room with one twin bed. TV, free wifi. Window A/C. Shared bath. Perfect for single traveler or additional family member. Cozy and warm.
Second floor rear master suite with four-poster queen bed, working fireplace, sitting room with full-size sofabed and chair, oriental rugs, large private bath with tub/shower. Window A/C, HDTV, compact refrigerator, free wifi. Garden view.
Second floor double room with full-size antique cannonball bed. Window A/C. TV, free wifi. Shared bath. Serene.
Large third floor queen room with canopy bed, oriental rugs, painted floor, wicker chair. A/C, TV, free wifi. Private bath with stall shower. Breezy comfort.
Third floor room with dreamy king bed, 32' HDTV and DVD, wicker chairs,A/C, pine floor, large private bath with tub/shower. A guest favorite!
Third floor master suite with queen raised pine panel bed, stunning pine floors, sitting room with full-size sofabed, compact fridge, A/C,TV, free wifi. Detached private full bath (a few steps outside in the room) with tub/shower. Quiet retreat.
Small, cheery third floor queen room with large stall shower bath. TV, A/C, free wifi. The perfect summer room.
First floor grande master suite with private entrance from side garden. Large sitting room with queen sofabed, 47" HDTV on wall, free wifi, wet bar with fridge. Queen bedroom with TV, small private bath with stall shower. Claire Murray rugs. Window A/Cs. Free wifi. "It was like having our own private cottage!"
Island, Small town
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Library, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Great beaches in all directions, easy walk from Inn, FREE WI-FI
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wet bar, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Shopping dining and museums all 200 yds., Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis racket rental, Water sports