The Wauwinet

5-star hotel
Our Rating
The Wauwinet, Nantucket, Massachusetts United States 02584
The Wauwinet

The Wauwinet is an adults-only island escape. Beautifully landscaped grounds complete with unmatched views and access to two beaches – one on the ocean and one on the bay. The 33-room inn is a study in luxe comfort, from Pratesi linens to antique furnishings and private sundecks.

The inn is home to Toppers, a New American cuisine restaurant, which is consistently ranked one of the top in New England. A continual recipient of Wine Spectator’s “Grand Award,” the restaurant features over 1,400 American and international wine vintages. Guests who want a casual open-air lunch can linger on Topper’s Deck before ambling out to the beach for sunbathing, a little fishing, or a boat trip. The relaxing and effective menu of treatments features therapies using locally-sourced ingredients.



  • Sailing and fishing opportunities are also offered
  • Barton & Gray Hinckley Cruise – Half-day and Full-day Excursions.
  • Complimentary Priority Bicycles
  • Fishing
  • Hiking and biking trails
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Kayaking
  • Jitney service to and from Hy-line ferry
  • Library refreshments – iced tea in the summer and apple cider in the fall
  • Daily newspapers (Boston Globe/NY times)
  • Daily weather report
  • Entirely non-smoking property
  • Business center
  • 24-hour Front Desk
  • Express check-in and check-out
  • Tennis Court

In-room Amenities

  • Flat-screen cable TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Each guest room is decorated in bright colors and beach decor
  • Select rooms offer views of the Bay
  • Air conditioning
  • Coolers for the beach