Century House      
10 Cliff Road, Nantucket, MA 02554, USA    
(508) 228-0530
 
 

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$275
- $695


Book a Room $275 - $695

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Description

Circa 1833. Stay at the Century House to "discover the freedoms of Nantucket!" This historic inn first opened its doors in 1833. Considered "an inn of distinction on an island of charm," it quickly became the preferred lodging for sophisticated travelers visiting this Massachusetts beach resort area with its breezy, cliff-top location and wraparound veranda. Sensible yet luxurious, the Century House offers a stress-free vacation or inviting weekend getaway. It is just a short stroll to downtown and the Atlantic Ocean from this quiet, residential neighborhood. Experience the romance of Nantucket Island with world-class amenities, exquisite air-conditioned guest bedrooms and free wireless Internet access. Savor homemade cookies and breads in the afternoon and hearty, Gerry's Berry Buffet Breakfast is served each morning with a cosmopolitan flair.

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Rates

$275 to $695

Off Season: $195 to $525

Payment Types Accepted Include American Express, Visa, Travelers Checks and Master Card.

    • Snacks/Refreshments
    • Breakfast
    • Afternoon Tea
    • Berries Cascading On Our Famous Granola! Guests Are Encouraged To Enjoy The Complimentary Berry-bountiful-buffet-breakfast Each Morning
    • Warm Irish Oatmeal With Granulated Maple Sugar
    • Century House Cranberry Toast
    • Fresh Fruit
    • Organic Yogurt Milk
    • Fresh Baked Bread
    • To Delicious Muffins
    • Coffee-cakes. Our Signature Dish “gerry’s Berry Buffet Breakfast
    • ” Mentioned On Forbes.com Will Add Memories To Your Stay; Best Enjoyed On The Wrap-around Veranda
    • Patio
    • The Garden Or The Popular Intimate Dining Area! Served Daily 8:30 Am – 10:00 Am. In The Afternoon We Serve Free Gourmet Coffee
    • Tea As Well As Soft Drinks
    • Fruits
    • Nuts
    • Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies
    • Munchies
    • A Variety Of Snacks For Your Enjoyment
    • Comfort. For Dinner Reservations Please Ask For Recommendations On The Best Restaurants. Early Morning Gerry Goes To The Market For Fresh Fruit. He Then Prepares His Berry Bountiful Breakfast: Blackberries
    • Blueberries
    • Cherries
    • Cranberries
    • Raspberries
    • Strawberries Cascading On His Famous Granola. Pineapple
    • Melons
    • Mangoes
    • Bananas
    • Other Fresh Fruits Also Available. Fresh Coffee-cakes & Breads
    • Bagels
    • Cream Cheese
    • English Muffins
    • Jams & Jellies
    • Juices
    • Cappuccinos
    • Espressos & Lattés
    • Teas & The Best Gourmet Coffee Served All Day. Old Charming Hospitality Is What Makes Century House
    • Nantucket So Attractive; Come Enjoy Our Inn!

Amenities

This property has 14 total guest accommodations with private bath, 14 with hot tubs, 1 two-bedroom suite. The types of beds available include Double, King and Queen.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Bicycles
  • Cable TV
  • Child Care
  • Computers
  • DVD
  • Fireplace
  • Free parking on premise
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack Bar
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Flexible Check in/out Times

Events Hosted

    • Family Reunions
    • Meetings
    • Romantic Getaways
    • Honeymoons
    • Weddings
    • Groups
    • Families
    • Wedding Parties
    • Anniversaries
    • Celebrations
    • Elopements

Parking

Available. Free.

Inns Of Interest

    • Movie Locations
    • Oldest Continuously Operated Inns
    • Who Slept/Visited Here

Romantic Interest

Century House combines the historical with the far away romantic image of Nantucket Island. Discover the Freedoms and Romance of Nantucket!!

What's Green About Your Inn

Classic Nantucket, quiet, historic district, excellent location, walking distance to town, restaurants and beaches.

Innkeepers Association Memberships

Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, Nantucket Lodging Association, PAII (Professional Association of Innkeepers International), Chamber of Commerce

Describe Garden and Grounds

Breezy, wrap-around veranda, patio and gardens, historic residential location. As our guest, you will be close to all the wonderful activities available to island visitors, without having to stay right in the middle of the hustle and bustle. While close enough to access shopping, restaurants and beaches easily, our guests have the luxury of relaxing on the Inn's porch and patios enjoying the Island's serenity when they want to escape the crowds.


CLASSIC ROOMS

“Rooms are cheery and comfortable snug, as are the bathrooms.” Frommers Guide 2013.

Rates: $175 - $275

Type of bed: Queen

 
SUPERIOR ROOMS

More spacious than classicals, quietly located on the third floor, walk in shower or Grecian tub.

Rates: $225 - $395

Type of bed: Queen

 
COTTAGE STYLE ROOMS

These accommodations boast of a private entrance or sitting porch, charming, classic Nantucket design.

Rates: $245 - $395

Type of bed: Queen

DELUXE ROOMS

Feature four poster canopy queen beds, warm ambiance, and original wooden floors.

Rates: $295 - $495

Type of bed: Queen

 
PREMIUM DELUXE ROOMS

Most spacious corner luxury rooms with love seat sofa, original non-operational fireplaces.

Rates: $295 - $575

Type of bed: King

 
THE SUITE

Located on the 2nd floor of the guesthouse the suite is a unique combination of two rooms connected with a separate private entrance hallway, it features a wet bar, refrigerator, and microwave. Two bedrooms, two baths accommodations, perfect for families. Private hallway. Kitchenette.

Rates: $495 - $695

Type of bed: Queen, Double

 
THE CENTURY HOUSE

During two periods each year the entire guesthouse may be rented for a wedding, reunion, or special event. This is the period from May 15 to June 15 and Sept. 15 to Oct 15. Please call for special rates!

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Minimum Stay Requirements

Minimum stay required during the week and weekends. Special events require a four night stay.

Children Restrictions

we accept children over a certain age

Cancellation

A 15 day written notice is required to shorten or cancel a reservation. Vacancies caused by late arrival or early departures due to weather or any other circumstances are considered to be a cancellation. Reservation deposits are returned if a written notice is received at least 15 days before the arrival date. If cancellation is received less than 15 days in advance, a refund will be made but only to the extent your room is re-rented without loss to The Century House. There is a cancellation/processing fee of 10% of the total reservation regardless of the reason or length of notice. Group Reservation deposits are returned if a written notice is received at least 30 days before the arrival date. If cancellation is received less than 30 days in advance, a refund will be made but only to the extent your room is re-rented without loss to The Century House. There is a cancellation/processing fee of 10% of the total reservation regardless of the reason or length of notice.

Check-in/Check-out

2 pm / 11 am


Other Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Art Galleries
    • Beaches
    • Bicycling
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Live Theater
    • Museums
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Tennis
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Painting
    • Sketching Tours
    • Sailing
    • Biking On Beautiful Trails

Historic Interest

Built in 1833. Oldest continuously operating guesthouse on Nantucket Island to date.

Historic Awards:

  • National Historical Site (Granted)
  • City Historical Site (Granted)
  • City Historical Site (Applied)

Historic sites nearby:

Oldest House on Nantucket, 5 minute walk Whaling Museum, 5 minute walk Brant Point Lighthouse, 2nd oldest lighthouse in the US, 15 min. walk.

Other Awards:

Certificate of Excellence, Tripadvisor 2014
Certificate of Excellence, Tripadvisor 2013
Gold Award "Best Bed and Breakfast Inn on Nantucket" (Cape Cod Life, 2014)
Massachusetts Best Lodging "Best of New England - Editors' Choice (Yankee Magazine, 2012)
Frommer's Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard 2012
Gold Award "Best Bed and Breakfast Inn on Nantucket" (Cape Cod Life, 2011)
"Top Five Eastern US Summer Inn Destinations" (forbes.com)

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Toppers at the Wauwinet, Le Languedoc, , Galley Beach., Brant Point Grill., 29 Fair.


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October 14, 3013

Had a fabulous weekend here at your beautiful Inn! Loved the Island of Nantucket. Your hospitality was by far the best we have ever seen. Hope to be back again soon!
Linda and Tom -
3/30/2015

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Perfect and unique inn!

A fabulous place to stay in Nantucket, lovely rooms. Wouldn't stay anywhere else.
Kat W
6/29/2009

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outrageous

Gerry's breakfast is outrageously great!
Anonymous
10/21/2008

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Publicity and Press Reviews

Best Bed and Breakfast, Cape Cod Life (2014, 2011), Best of New England (2012), Yankee Magazine, Boston Globe (2008), Top Five Eastern US Summer Inn Destinations, forbes.com, Zagat, Palm Beach Post, Boston Magazine, Boston Herald, Cape Cod Online, Westchester Magazine, gayot.com, Atlanta Constitutional Journal, American Lawyer Magazine, Coastal Living Magazine, Charlotte Observer, Kansas City Star, Upscale Living Magazine, Cape Air's Bird's Eye View Magazine, Guide Book America, Palm Beach Daily News, Boston Globe, Spur Magazine, Figaro, forbes.com (2005), delta.com, USA today hotel hotsheet blog, WTNH - News Channel 8, Wings TV Show, Martha Stewart Radio Interview, Stu Taylor Radio, Wings TV Show.

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