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The Periwinkle B&B

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The Periwinkle Inn delivers wonderful Nantucket getaways in a great location with comfort, charm and personal attention. Three doors from the Historic Nantucket Whaling Museum. Only 3-4 blocks from Children's Beach. 1/2 mile to Jetties' Beach & beachside dining. Four small blocks from the Steamship Ferry & bicycle/car rentals. Close to downtown live theatre, movies & fine dining.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
90Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
49Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We cannot say enough nice things about Gail and the Periwinkle! Our originally scheduled weekend had to be delayed due to bad weather and interrupted ferry service and our reservation was able to be rescheduled with no problems. When we were enroute to the inn,...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Katie A
Response from Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&BResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for Your delightful response! People like to hear what you have to say before they book! Glad that you enjoyed your lovely king room on the first floor and all of our amenities, even in the Fall, Nantucket is a magical...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Quaint inn with nice rooms. Full access to kitchen with breakfast every morning and coffee & tea. Cookies served in the afternoon. Very helpful staff. Great location to walk downtown in no time. Cute backyard as well.More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from periwinkleinn, Manager at The Periwinkle B&BResponded July 13, 2018

Thank You for your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed the Periwinkle ambiance of small café, location and garden. We are so convenient to Nantucket Whaling Museum, ferries, fine dining, live theatre and galleries. Hope to see you on your next trip...More

Reviewed October 15, 2018

We booked one of the few rooms available. It was a small but perfectly comfortable room. We didn't spend a lot of time in the room anyway. Charming and clean and a comfortable bed plus a great location and a great price by Nantucket standards....More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank PTW17
Response from Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&BResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words about the little periwinkle inn! I look forward to having you with us again to the magical island :-) Glad you enjoyed our amenities, cleanliness and good location!

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Gail and Sonia made our stay on Nantucket for our anniversary extra special. The Inn is immaculate and welcoming. Our room - the Starbuck Room - was room, comfortable and clean. We arrived to find fresh flowers and a bottle of wine. The continental breakfast...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Jessica B
Response from Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&BResponded October 14, 2018

So happy that we could help you celebrate your anniversary with some amenities in your room. And thank you for your kind words about our service,simple breakfast and cleanliness. We look forward to sharing Nantucket with you again soon..

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

I traveled with 2 students prior to a presentation at Nantucket High School. I stayed in the Tashtego Room which was adorable! It was tight, but I was forewarned about the size of the room and the bathroom. Although the bathroom was compact, it was...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank decadonna
Response from Gail N, Manager at The Periwinkle B&BResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you for bringing your students to the Periwinkle for a special getaway. Yes, that room is compact, but the bright sunny corner and distant harbor view make up for it, I believe. Thank you for your nice response. Hope you can visit us again...More

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Chris K
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Gail N | Property representative |
Hello! We have 10 rooms, one is a Junior family suite w/ 2 rooms and that room shares their family bath. We have 2 kings, 3 small queens and 2 deluxe queens all with pvt baths. on the 3rd floor we have 2 rooms, the... More
August 25, 2015|
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Response from periwinkleinn | Property representative |
Hello Dawn! Tipping is up to the discretion of our guests. I'm sure you can get information from the Xhale Yoga people re: shade options & whether hey operate on Nantucket beaches & whether cabanas are provided. Gail/Mgr
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"Request largest rooms"
Aug. 14, 2018
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"We chose a room with twin beds which worked great for us."
Oct. 4, 2017
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"Confirm that you have a private bath."
Sep. 2, 2017
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"We loved our first floor room. The staircase to second floor is steep and narrow."
Aug. 26, 2017
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US$171 - US$478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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