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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Year 9 of celebrating our anniversary on Nantucket. The folks at the Centerboard are charming, hospitality and very gracious. We had a great stay, and I really like the location. It is in a quiet part of town, which I greatly appreciate.

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

My daughter and I visited at the last minute for a two night stay, our first trip to Nantucket. Barbara the innkeeper was very gracious and helpful from the start. We were able to check in early, and Barbara gave us a quick tour and explanation of the inn and island. We were in room 3, which is small with...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for this accurate review. All rooms are beautifully decorated by Nina Liddle, very comfortable, and appointed with fine amenities. Room 3 is the smallest and least expensive room. I'm so glad it was suitable for you and your daughter. That was a hot week on the island, and this week is only 70º on the island. I often...

New Jersey, USA
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a very nice B&B. Right off the bat, we were allowed to check in early which is always a welcome benefit. We had one of the larger rooms in the basement level. Very clean, well laid out room. Bathroom is small but very functional. The beds are VERY comfortable with both a light weight blanket and a fluffy...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Guests often ask how our beds are so comfortable and the answer is; great mattresses. We have found the winning combination to be a 'memory foam mattress with built-in pillow-top.' All of our rooms have a private bathroom and most of our bathrooms are quite small due to the historic...

Belmont, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I stayed at The Centerboard Inn in mid June 2016 for 3 glorious days. Barbara, the Innkeeper, was lovely and very helpful. She was there to meet us when we arrived earlier than scheduled check in time. All of her recommendations for activities and restaurants were excellent. We brought our bikes and kept them locked in the...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! We always want to accommodate guests' schedules, even if it doesn't match our published check-in/check-out times! Guests are welcome to arrive earlier than check-in time (3pm) and if the previous guests happened to have left early, and we can get the room cleaned and re-set, we will check them into their room early. It helps if you tell...

Reviewed 24 June 2016

My husband and I experienced our first trip to Nantucket this past weekend and stayed at the Centerboard Inn. We loved every moment of it! The room was small (5), but big enough for us and beautifully decorated. The food was delicious and the presentation was on point. The inn had a quiet yet homey feel to it. We loved...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you SO much! I am so pleased to have helped make your special time exceptional. Congratulations again.

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 20 June 2016

My husband and I are in our mid-forties and spent a week at the Centerboard Inn right before the busy season got rolling in June. Overall, we had an exceptional stay and a wonderful vacation. We stayed in Room 4. Check in was very easy and the Innkeeper Barbara was there to welcome us. There are just the right amount...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Wow! What a lengthy, thoughtful, and wonderful review. Thank you for taking the time and effort to write your thoughts and offer suggestions (ALWAYS WELCOME!). You came just as summer was stating to kick into gear, with the pace of island activity and temperatures rising. Due to your ice comment and another recent request for more ice (we had a...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I stayed for a weekend at the Centerboard Inn in May 2016 for the Nantucket Wine Festival. We were in Room Two, which is upstairs. The bed and linens were clean and comfortable, and there was room to move about, and space in the ample closet and dresser drawers to unpack so we didn't have to live...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Kimberly- Thank you for your detailed review. Often guests enjoy their stay but don't point out the little details that add up to why they found the place so comfortable or accommodating. It's nice to know the little things like quiet toilet seats and hair diffusers can make a big difference for some folks. We hope to see you again...

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This place is heaven. I went just before the official "season" started so the island itself was still not very crowded and the locals were chatty and relaxed and not as unhinged as they can be in August when I usually come. I had never been to The Centerboard before but I definitely plan to visit again. The location is...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Julie. It was a treat having you stay at the inn. I know artists don't like to show works in progress, so I am very grateful that you shared your Nantucket landscapes. They are stunning! I hope you return in the fall to capture the moors in vibrant colors. I love 'my island' and enjoy sharing the special...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed four nights in the first floor suite. Comfy bed and sitting room. The innkeeper has been on the island for many years and knows the history and current situation in great detail. Breakfast is okay (cereals, muffins, pastries, bagels, fruits, yogurts, juice and coffee) and could be improved with the addition of hard boiled eggs, a cheese selection...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Dear C. Thank you for your nice review! I just want to bring to your attention, and readers' attention, that Nantucket has very strict regulations on what foods are allowed(and NOT allowed) to be served at the island's B&B's. Meats, cheeses and eggs are strictly forbidden. Within those limits, I make sure to have a vast selection of offerings every...

Londonderry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Another excellent visit to Nantucket and the Centerboard Inn. This is our fourth time staying at the Inn. We love the beauty of the Inn and especially enjoy talking with the inn keeper, Barbara. She is very knowledgeable about the Island and things to do while you are there. Barbara put out a very nice breakfast on both mornings which...

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Barbara_Innkeeper, General Manager at Centerboard Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Bonnie B. SO nice! I look forward to you next island visit! Best wishes,

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Formerly a whaling captain's family manse, the 1886 Victorian structure, now a popular Nantucket MA bed and breakfast, was completely remodeled by new owners Paul and Lauri Benk in 2012. The interior has been painted and detailed; the floors refinished; furnishings, fixtures, carpeting and rugs have been replaced; and perhaps most importantly, all beds have been replaced and fitted to be luscious and inviting; featuring fine linens from Frette, Matouk and Serena & Lily. Sumptuous down duvets top all beds at this Nantucket luxury inn, along with fluffy fresh down pillows (of course down-alternatives are available if you have allergies). Each guest room at this lovely Nantucket bed and breakfast has an individual refrigerator, air conditioning, and a beautiful private bath featuring Frette towels and bathrobes and Malin-Goetz spa amenities. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the Inn and iPads are now available for guests to use during their stay ... more   less 

Additional Information about Centerboard Inn

Address: 8 Chester St, Nantucket, MA 02554-3505
Region: United States > Massachusetts > Nantucket
Price Range: RM640 - RM1,969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Centerboard Hotel Nantucket
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“There is just 1 room on the first floor, right next to the front door and reception, I prefer the second floor for being quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles BillGibson1, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had room 4 but on website all rooms looked same excellent standard”
 of 5 bubbles Suzanne123321, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 3, a corner room, so windows on 2 sides. It was on the 2nd floor and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Anne_R_Hutson, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“quieter floors, very clean linens”
 of 5 bubbles 245philipc, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Watch out for Room 3, the shower is not big enough for a person over 6 feet tall. Its the only draw back”
 of 5 bubbles rubyfoody, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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