Nantucket Holidays

Celebrate Nantucket Jolly Holiday Season – Thanksgiving – Christmas Stroll – Christmas & December School Vacation – New Year’s Nantucket Hotel Deals – at The Nantucket Hotel.

The Nantucket Hotel & Resort is excited to be offering a variety of specials for the 2019-2020 holiday season. Guests and locals alike know they can enjoy year-round entertainment from our easy-to-reach downtown location on Nantucket:

  • Pre-Holiday Shopping, Christmas & December School Vacation Special – December 13-31, 2019 (click here)
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner – December 24 and 25, 2019 (click here) 
  • New Year’s Eve Ocean Preservation Seminars & Gala “Under the Sea” Dinner & Dance Celebrations – December 30 & 31, 2019 (click here)

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Pre-Holiday Shopping, Christmas and December School Vacation Special – Dec. 13-31, 2019

Hotel Rooms from $225 per night (from December 13-26) with a one-night minimum stay and $295 per night (from December 27-31) with a two-night minimum stay, excluding taxes. Suites starting at $315 per night (from December 13-26) with a one-night minimum stay and $395 per night (from December 27-31) with a two-night minimum stay, excluding taxes (rates dependent upon stay dates).

 

Extended Family Relaxing Around the Glowing Fire Pits with Wine on the Breeze Outdoor Terrace at Christmas Time

If you’re staying at The Nantucket Hotel during Christmas time, you’re in for a treat. We have a huge, beautifully decorated tree in our lobby and also serve festive holiday dinners in our Grand Ballroom with live entertainment. Make sure you visit the Whaling Museum for the renowned “Festival of Trees.” The Museum transforms itself into a magical winter wonderland with over 80 brilliantly lit and decorated trees.

Whether you’re visiting us post-Stroll or during Christmas or December School Vacation Week, our spacious suites can comfortably accommodate any size family. Enjoy:

  • Our Nantucket Kids’ Club – a complimentary, supervised activity program for children.
  • A workout, hot tub soak or complimentary yoga or fitness class in our fitness and spa facility, The Nantucket Club.
  • Our family game room, library, and complimentary DVDs.
  • “Make-your-own” S’mores (for both children and adults) at our fire pits. Click here to see our gourmet adult S’mores and S’mores cocktail menus.
  • Lunch or dinner in our glass-enclosed Breeze Terrace by the cozy fire pits. Or, Meet & Greet Santa during Brunch on December 15th.
  • An invigorating, self-guided walk…There are lots of places to explore or walk into Town and see a first-rate movie at Nantucket’s historic Dreamland Theater.

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner – December 24 and 25, 2019

View of a Little Boy at The Nantucket Hotel Meeting with Santa Claus & Telling Him His Christmas List

Join us on Christmas Eve or Day for festive dining events and live entertainment by our glowing fire pits in our glass-enclosed Breeze Indoor/Outdoor Terrace. See our 2019 Christmas Eve & Day Prix Fixe Menu.

For Reservations: Call 508-228-4730, E-Mail our Food & Beverage Manager or Book online

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New Year’s Eve Ocean Preservation Seminars & Gala “Under the Sea” Dinner & Dance Celebrations – December 30 & 31, 2019

2020 New Year's eve PosterOur annual New Year’s Gala is a cherished, wildly quirky, and festive island party. PLUS, the second annual ANCHOR DROP is being held at the Hotel at 5 p.m. (for families) and Midnight (for all others).

Tickets are going fast…get yours today! Come dressed in Resort Chic/Ocean-Inspired attire (think blue, sea foam green, and coral colors, as well as flowing dresses).

Seals, Sharks and Stewardship –The Nantucket Hotel Under the Sea Seminar on December 30th

Come listen and learn about local marine mammals, their relationship with sharks and how this changing ecosystem works with humans. Also learn about local Nantucket initiatives and the New England based groups who are working to combat plastics, waste-water pollution, climate change and its impact on and Under the Sea.

  • Become mesmerized, listening to Great White Shark expert, Dr. Greg Skomal, one of the nation’s leading Great White shark scientists, who will speak to the growing seal population on the Cape and the Islands and why so many Great Whites are frequenting our waters
  • Understand the importance of dealing with micro-plastics and banning single-serve plastics on the Island with Nantucket’s Natural Resources Department
  • Discover the work being done, on island, by Marine Mammal Alliance Nantucket to rescue and save marine mammals, big and small
  • Learn from a group of Worcester Polytechnical Institute students on how they’ve created Nantucket’s first Island whale sculpture designed to capture plastic waste from our beaches
  • Hear from Vikki Spruill, The New England Aquarium’s CEO, on programs that are fighting for ocean life, finding resolution to the threat of plastics in our oceans, adapting to climate change and its impact on marine mammals, such as a returning increased seal population on the Cape and the Islands

So come grab a drink and enjoy learning about our fascinating and dynamic ocean environments!

Speaker Schedule:

3:00 p.m.: Thaïs M. Fournier, Water Resource Specialist, Nantucket Natural Resources Department

3:15 p.m.: Scott Leonard, CEO, Stranding Coordinator, Marine Mammal Alliance Nantucket

3:30 p.m.: WPI students and the Moby project

3:45: p.m. Vikki Spruill, President and CEO, The New England Aquarium

4:00 p.m.: Dr. Greg Skomal, Living with Sharks

4:45 p.m. Meet and Greet, Breeze Bar

New Year’s Eve Party Details on December 31st:

  • DINNER & DANCE: $189 per person* (*Price includes tax and gratuity)
    • Cocktail reception, starting at 6:30 p.m. with complimentary wine
    • Elegant Dinner, starting at 7:30 p.m.; served in a friendly, community-style seating environment
    • Dance party from 9:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with Matty B donning his DJ hat and spinning a mix of the best party tunes
    • Light Bites/Late Night Buffet from 11:30 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.
    • Resort Chic/Elegant, ocean-inspired attire is suggested (think blue, sea foam green and coral), as well as flowing dresses

Order Dinner & Dance Tickets

  • ONLINE TICKETS FOR OUR DINNER & DANCE PARTY ARE NOW SOLD OUT. PLEASE CALL OUR CONCIERGE, SHARON AT 508-901-6780 TO SEE IF ANY TICKET AVAILABILITY REMAINS OR PURCHASE OUR DANCE-ONLY PARTY TICKETS INSTEAD. THANK YOU.
  • DANCE ONLY: $80 per person* (*Price includes tax and gratuity)
    • Under the Sea-themed dance party from 9:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with “Matty B,” spinning a mix of the best, upbeat party tunes
    • Light Bites, Late Night Buffet from 11:30 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.

    Order Dance Tickets

    • KIDS NEW YEAR’S GALA:  $75 per child
      • Drop your children off in our Kids’ Club…They can ring in 2020 – kids’ style! Hours: 6:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
      • Your kids can enjoy a Pizza Dinner and many activities including: “Minute-to-Win-It” games, make your own S’mores, a movie, antique fire truck rides, and more
      • Reservations are required. Please call our Concierge, Sharon at 508-901-6780.
    • NYE SPECIAL PACKAGE: Enjoy a two-night stay in an Islander King hotel room, two Under the Sea New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Party tickets, two daily complimentary Continental Breakfasts per person, and a meet and greet with one of the nation’s most acclaimed Great White Shark scientists, Dr. Greg Skomal (as seen on 60 Minutes). Package Price: $695. To book, call our Reservations Team at 866-807-6011 or e-mail them. Be sure to mention code NYE19.

     


    See our Nautical New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance Party with Entertainer Matty B from Dec. 31, 2018!
     

    Kids Making S'Mores in the Winter at the Kids' Club at The Nantucket Hotel

    Kids Sitting in Bean Bag Chairs with Their Holiday Projects at The Nantucket Hotel's Kids' Club

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September is here but that doesn’t mean summer is behind us. Tap the link in our bio to learn why. 📸: @vic_nkt
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Pool days are here to stay when you stay with us this September. Tap the link in our bio to learn about the other summer activities and amenities that are lingering a little longer this September 📸: @jenniferjhughes
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Summer later with us this September. Tap the link in our bio to learn about what’s happening around the hotel during this spectacular month on-island 📸: @mrsnipple_
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Summer later with us this September. Tap the link in our bio to learn about what’s happening around the hotel during this spectacular month on-island 📸: @jackiegreaney // @pjhavel
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Congrats to @mpappag, the latest winner of our #MyVintageSummer series! Her vintage summer photo stirred our Timeless Summer heartstrings and captured the essence of a day of adventures under the sun. If you have a vintage family photo that you think will do the same, share it with us and you might win a Nantucket vacation (or one with our sister resort, @winnetu.mv). Tap the link in our bio to learn more, and happy summering!
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Pop the cork! 🍾🍾 Opened the newspaper yesterday and found out we’ve been named @tripadvisor’s #1 Luxury Hotel of the year. Thanks to our wonderful guests who made this exciting award possible! Head to the link in our bio to read more! 📸: @stacieflinner
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Blooming with fun over at The Nantucket this summer- tap the link in our bio to learn about how we’re making this summer timeless 📸: @katiefromboston
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Endless blooms 🌸 this time of the year 📸: @vic_nkt
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The crunch of oyster-shells and the smell of hydrangeas means you’re probably staying in one of our cottages 📸: @jackiegreaney // @pjhavel
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Sights and scenes like this surround you on the pleasant stroll into town from our front door 📸: @pjhavel
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We’re having so much fun sorting through your #MyVintageSummer submissions and we’re excited to announce the second winner!Congrats to @daniellemalfitanaduane whose photo is filled with the splashy summer-y energy we’re channeling this summer. We turned her vintage summer photo into this poster to use in our Season 2020 advertising campaign and she will be receiving a voucher for two-night stay with us or our sister resort on Martha’s Vineyard, @winnetu.mv. We’re picking two more winners this summer so keep those submissions coming! Share it with us using the #MyVintageSummer hashtag or tap the link in our bio to learn how to submit if your Instagram account is set to private.
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