Located alongside the Nantucket Harbor, this hotel features an on-site spa as well as rooms with scenic waterfront views. Boutique shops and art galleries are within 10 minutes’ walk.

Each guest room at the White Elephant Hotel features cable TV, an private bathroom, and an iPod docking station. They are decorated in crisp bright colors and wood furnishings. All rooms have free WiFi.

The White Elephant Spa provides massage and other full service spa treatments.

Guests can dine at the Brant Point Grill, which serves signature steaks and seafood dishes in the dining room or harbor-side terrace.

The Miacomet Golf Course is 3.6 mi from the Nantucket White Elephant. Jetties Beach is 15 minutes’ walk away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Nantucket, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

White Elephant Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 27, 2012

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Nantucket, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

FREE parking!


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Closest beaches
  • Children's Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    250 feet from property
  • Brant Point Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1,150 feet from property
  • Jetties Beach

    Jetties Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Francis Street Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    2,300 feet from property
  • Steps Beach

    9.2 Wonderful beach
    3,850 feet from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can you put a cot in this room?
    Cots and rollaways are not available at the White Elephant, and the maximum occupancy for this room is 2 guests
    Answered on August 12, 2020
  • We are two adults and a 9 nine year old daughter who will sleep in a king bed with us. It is possible to book a king deluxe room? Thank you.
    The maximum occupancy on our Deluxe King Room is 2 guests. To accommodate 2 adults and 1 child, a suite or larger would be necessary.
    Answered on April 13, 2022
  • Does this room have a water view??
    No it does not have a water view. Only the rooms with "harbor view" in the title have a water view.
    Answered on August 17, 2022
  • Is the hotel pet friendly ?
    The White Elephant Nantucket is not a pet friendly property.
    Answered on April 13, 2022
Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Brant Point Grill

    Food: American, Seafood

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of White Elephant Hotel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Terrace
Activities
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Playground
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking Off-site
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Spa
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

White Elephant Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express White Elephant Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about White Elephant Hotel

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from White Elephant Hotel.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to White Elephant Hotel by:

    • Car 15min

  • White Elephant Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Brant Point Grill

  • White Elephant Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Playground
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at White Elephant Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • White Elephant Hotel is 2,150 feet from the center of Nantucket.

  • The prices at White Elephant Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at White Elephant Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Villa