White Elephant Nantucket Hotel Location
Nantucket Island Hotel
Our waterfront Nantucket Island hotel lies in close proximity to the town center. As our guest, the island's most popular beaches, lighthouses, and marina will be just steps away. But you don't need to step a foot from our hotel to enjoy harbor views from your balcony or our restaurant, Brant Point Grill. You can also kick back and sip a cocktail on the Harborside Lawn or indulge yourself with a spa treatment at our spa.
For guests arriving by air and by sea, Nantucket is quite accessible. Many cities offer seasonal air travel to the island, including Boston, Providence, New York, and Washington D.C.
Regular ferry service is available from Hyannis, Massachusetts on the Hy-Line Ferry and the Steamship Authority. Both companies offer one-hour, high speed ferry service and the Steamship Authority offers the car ferry. (We discourage our guests from bringing automobiles on island.) Please let us know if you are planning on arriving via high speed ferry, as we can arrange a complimentary van pick up.
CapeFlyer Train from Boston to Hyannis
The CapeFlyer train service runs from South Station in Boston to the Hyannis Transportation Center, just a short walk to the ferry docks, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Trains depart from South Station on Friday evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings, trains depart from Hyannis on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Travel time is two hours.
On Island Transportation
Rental car companies, The Wave (island transit) and taxis are available. The White Elephant is just minutes away from downtown Nantucket, and the ferry landings are within easy walking distance. While so close to the mainland, Nantucket undoubtedly serves as a bastion of the past that gracefully flows into the future. Come embrace it all at the White Elephant.
Nantucket Island Attractions
Of all the hotels and inns on Nantucket Island, the White Elephant may be the most impeccably located. The island offers plenty of sun, sand and surf for those looking for adventure. Go swimming in the clear waters of Nantucket Sound or hit the Atlantic side of the island with boogey board or surfboard in tow. If you'd rather stay dry, rent a bike and pedal around the island to explore some of the island's fun spots from Bartlett Farm and Cisco Brewery to Madaket, or even Great Point Lighthouse.
Distances to Nearby Attractions
- Children's Beach - 0 Miles
- Brant Point Lighthouse - 0.3 Miles
- Nantucket Whaling Museum - 0.3 Miles
- Old South Wharf - 0.6 Miles
- Straight Wharf
- Seal Cruise - 0.6 Miles
- Whale Watch Cruise - 0.6 Miles
- Nantucket Boat Basin - 0.7 Miles
- Maria Mitchell Association - 0.9 Miles
- Jetties Beach - 0.8 Miles
- Cisco Brewery & Nantucket Vineyards - 2.8 Miles
- Bartlett's Farm - 3.1 Miles
- Surfside Beach - 3.6 Miles
- Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum - 4.3 Miles
- Sconset Bluff Walk - 8.2 Miles
- Great Point Lighthouse - 8.8 Miles
- Coskata Coatue Wildlife Refuge - 8.8 Miles
- Sankaty Lighthouse - 9.5 Miles