HI Nantucket was built as a surf lifesaving station in 1873 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The hostel is just minutes away from Surfside Beach and only 3.5 miles from the ferry docks and Nantucket village.
The 2016 season begins May 20. The hostel is open daily until September 18 and then weekends only until October 10. Groups may be accommdated before and after the regular season dates.
At the Nantucket Hostel, there is a fully equipped kitchen for preparing your own meals, a large dining area, outdoor picnic tables and bicycle racks. There are single sex and coed dorms.and the hostel is a great place to bring your group. Breakfast, wifi access and parking are free. All bed linens and a bath towel are included in the overnight rate. The hostel also has one of the few sand volleyball courts on the island!
From the hostel take the bike path into town and check out the Whaling Museum to learn about the island's fascinating past. You can explore the island by bicycle, in-line skates, kayak, or on foot. Finish your day off with a seafood dinner or a sunset on the beach.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Free Breakfast
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Steam Room
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation is 48 hours.
We are Membership organization. Non-Members will be charged an additional $3 per night - this amount will be added upon arrival as needed.
There is a 7-night maximum stay per guest per calendar year.
Please note that guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. All guests must present a valid government-issued photo ID upon check-in.
NOTE: We do not accept online group bookings of 10 or more people and you must contact the hostel directly if you want to make a booking for a group, as supplemental group reservation policies and prices will apply. If you decide to make a booking for your group anyway through individual bookings we retain the right to cancel your booking without a refund of your deposit. groups.
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Directions by Ferry:
3 miles from Nantucket ferry wharf. Go up Main St., take left on Orange St. and then a right on E. York St. (at Bake Shop!). Bear left onto Atlantic Ave., which becomes Surfside Rd. Stay on Surfside Rd. for 2 miles. At the beach go right, onto Western Ave.