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Have You Discovered White Elephant Village?

Opened in 2009 with the White Elephant Residences, White Elephant Village seamlessly combines elevated luxury with the natural beauty of Nantucket’s timeless surroundings. White Elephant Village has recently experienced several additional stages of expansion to include both the Inn and the very new Ballroom & Conference Center.  Nantucket Insider is here to give you a roundup of our favorite features of this unique and luxurious vacation getaway.

The Location

White Elephant Village is nestled in the heart of Nantucket town, seamlessly blending into the quiet residential neighborhood landscape between North Beach Street and South Water Street. Think small-town charm with world-class sophistication – and all just steps from Children’s Beach, Main Street and White Elephant Village’s iconic sister hotel, White Elephant.

The Accommodations
Outfitted with luxury accommodations to suit a variety of Nantucket vacationers, White Elephant Village offers inviting accommodations and first-class amenities in a beautiful resort setting. The Inn at White Elephant Village offers deluxe rooms and suites, while the Residences provide ideal lodging for small groups or families here to enjoy the island with spacious one-, two-, or three-bedroom residence-style accommodations. Each Residence features its own unique floor plan, and is styled with custom furniture, wool rugs, and hand selected artwork-all inspired by the natural beauty of the island. Accommodations at White Elephant Village; whether a deluxe guest room or a three-bedroom Residence are available for reservations ranging from one night to several weeks.


White Elephant Village Ice Cream Cart

The Amenities
Experience the best in Nantucket services and amenities at White Elephant Village. Explore Nantucket on one of the complimentary bicycles, or take a courtesy car into town. A very private heated outdoor pool and cabana area mean relaxation and recreation are never out of reach. Guests of White Elephant Village also enjoy exclusive access to a wide variety of complimentary perks, including morning coffee, afternoon port and cheese, and all-day snacks. For guests reserved in a three-bedroom Residence or the exclusive Penthouse Suite, a complimentary BMW is at their fingertips for exploring the island during their stay.

The Ballroom & Conference Center
Just in 2016, White Elephant Village introduced its Ballroom & Conference Center, a stunning space for meetings and events both large and small. The Ballroom & Conference Center is comprised of a spacious ballroom for events up to 200 and a sleek executive boardroom for meetings up to 20. Classic island tones of sand and sea, coffered ceilings, oak floors and chic and elegant lighting provide the perfect backdrop for Nantucket celebrations and events.

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More Special Offers for Nantucket Meetings

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To follow up on our information about special offers for Nantucket meetings this spring at White Elephant, Nantucket Insider brings you the details on similarly attractive pricing for meetings at The Wauwinet

If you are considering a corporate event on Nantucket for 2016, this spring may be the perfect opportunity, with The Wauwinet’s special offers that highlight value for business groups both large and small. 

2Main Dining Room Meeting, 32 ppl

With lower tourist volume between April and mid-May, the hotel can provide a very appealing Full Day Meeting package starting at $65 per person. This provides a savings of over 50% off summer pricing (exclusive of tax and gratuity), and includes all of the following perks listed below, including discounted fast ferry tickets available at $52 per round trip ticket; (an $82 value). 

Continental breakfast
Lunch buffet
Afternoon coffee break
Gourmet snacks
Meeting room rental waived
LCD projector and screen package
Flip chart with markers
VIP meeting room set up with upgraded linens, blotters, pens, bottled water

TOPPERS Bfast set up

 If you are seeking a truly private experience at The Wauwinet, the hotel is available for exclusive use, which gives the group flexibility to use all of the hotel’s event space; for meetings, welcome receptions and a unique dining location. It also provides more privacy for ease of discussing business content. Exclusive group reservations also affords the below complimentary activities for the attendees during the off-times of the meetings, or for spouses while meetings are in session. 

Bicycles and maps
Private lobstering charter with Captain Rob

Additional perks and activities are available at an added cost such as, fireside cocktails or ‘smores, a seaside raw bar, customized wine pairings at TOPPER’S, or afternoon cooking classes with Chef Kyle Zachary. 

hydrangeas WAU

Guests will feel relaxed and inspired amidst the quiet beauty of the very private environment at The Wauwinet. Yet with complimentary hotel transfer service to and from Nantucket town, business travelers can easily enjoy some leisure time to explore Nantucket’s quaint historic town

twon from harbor

 To inquire about these special value plans or other options for your Nantucket meeting, please contact Nantucket Island Resorts‘ Sales Office at (617) 243-7802. You may also complete the Request for Proposal form by clicking here




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New Ballroom & Conference Center at White Elephant Village

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Nantucket Insider has exciting news for an addition this year at White Elephant Village that is worth celebrating. White Elephant Village will be the home of a new Ballroom, Reception and Executive Boardroom designed for flexibility; accommodating meetings and events from 6 to 400 guests!

Taking its design cues from both the Inn and Residences at White Elephant Village, the Ballroom & Conference Center carries the theme of island-inspired textures and hues throughout the contemporary furnishings and finishes. Classic muted Nantucket tones of sand and sea, coffered ceilings, oak floors, and chic lighting all provide a sophisticated backdrop for celebrations and events. 

We catch up with Director of Sales & Marketing, Aoife Owens, on this new space which will open in the fall of 2016. (more…)

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