50 Easton Street
Nantucket, MA 02554
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About Us

The White Elephant, a historic Nantucket inn, located alongside the magnificent harbor, has been considered an island landmark since the 1920's. What began as an eclectic mix of cottages has evolved into a premier Nantucket inn that offers an unexpected blend of island charm and sophisticated amenities that is perfect for Nantucket, Massachusetts lodging.

The White Elephant sits serenely on the waterfront, yet is only minutes from the unique boutiques and art galleries, mouth-watering restaurants, and fascinating museums for which the island is known. The luxury hotel consists of 54 chic, light-filled guest rooms and suites, most with working fireplaces and harbor views. This inn in Nantucket also boasts 11 garden cottages and the signature loft space. All guests enjoy full access to the Library, fitness room, business lounge, and harbor side lawn.

What is more magnificent than your ceremony or cocktails overlooking Nantucket Harbor? Explore the many options for a magical wedding with our Wedding Sales Specialist.

Intimate Weddings

  • Ceremony on the lawn
  • Cocktails on the lawn
  • Dinner on the Sundeck under our wonderfully heated awning
  • Music and dancing in the Sunroom, (Amplified music permitted, maximum of 6 pieces)
  • Maximum 60 guests

Harborside Weddings

  • Cocktails on the Lawn
  • Dinner on the Terrace
  • Dancing on the Terrace (Amplified music permitted, maximum of 6 pieces)
  • Maximum 150 guests with dance floor, 180 guests without dance floor

Exclusive Wedding Weekends

In spring and fall, the White Elephant is available for larger wedding parties and tented events. Wedding parties reserve the entire property so that your family and friends can enjoy privacy and the dedicated attention of our entire staff.

  • Ceremony and cocktails on the lawn
  • Dinner and dancing in a tent overlooking the harbor
  • All 64 rooms, suites and cottages will be exclusively occupied by your friends and family for two or three days
  • Flexible event space that can accommodate a variety of events from the rehearsal dinner and reception to the bridal lunch and Sunday brunch
  • Maximum 300 guests

Luxury Nantucket lodging at the White Elephant reflects the simplicity, understated elegance and tranquility for which Nantucket is renowned.

Exquisite comfort and attentive service are a way of life at this historic inn in Nantucket, Massachusetts.