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  • White Elephant Resorts, Nantucket Accolades

Award Winning Hotels and Resorts in Nantucket and Palm Beach

As one of Travel + Leisure World's Best 500 Hotels and a winner of the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, White Elephant Resorts offers a collection of award-winning hotels and resorts on the island of Nantucket and Palm Beach, Florida. Our hotels, restaurants and marina have received many awards and accolades throughout the years for our genuine service, beautiful locations, and incredible vacation experiences. In 2018, we made it to the list of the U.S. News and World Report's Best Hotels in the U.S.

White Elephant Resorts

  • Boston Globe, Top Places to Work in Massachusetts 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • U.S News World Report, All 5 Hotels Top 50 Best Hotels in Massachusetts 2018

The Wauwinet

  • TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet, 2019, 2018, AAA Five Diamond Award Winner
  • Zagat Survey Highest Rated Restaurant in New England 2017
  • Zagat Survey Best Overall Restaurant on Nantucket 2017, 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Zagat Survey Best Overall Restaurant in MA 2014
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best 500 Hotels 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012 2011 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice: Top Resorts in New England 2018, #18
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award and Hall of Fame Award, 2019, 2018
  • Boston Magazine, Best of Boston, Wedding Venues, 2019, 2017
  • Boston Magazine, Best of Boston 'Best Nantucket Resort', 2019, 2018
  • Andrew Harper Top 100 Hideaways in the World, 2017
  • Wine Spectator Grand Award, TOPPER'S, 23 years running, 2019
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award, Multi Year Winner Since 2012
  • U.S. News and World Report, Best Hotels in Nantucket and Massachusetts 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Member of Relais & Châteaux
  • Member of American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts
  • Cape Cod Life Readers' Choice Awards Gold: Place for a Wedding, Silver: Resort/Hotel, Gold: Restaurant Reachable by Boat, 2019, 2016, 2014, 2013
  • Wine Enthusiast "100 Best Wine Restaurants in America" 2015
  • Andrew Harper Readers' Choice Awards Top US Hideaways (less than 50 rooms), 2015, 2014, 2012
  • Inquirer & Mirror, Best of Nantucket, Most Romantic Restaurant 2014
  • Top 25 Resorts in New England: Reader's Choice Awards 2019 , #17

White Elephant

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Top Hotel in US 2018, #23
  • Zagat Survey Brant Point Grill highly rated for 2017, 2012, 2011
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice: Top Hotels in New England 2017, #9
  • Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards, Top 10 Resort Hotels in the Northeast, 2019, 2018
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, #6 in Top 50 Resorts in the U.S. #52 in Top 100 Hotels in the World 2014
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Best Hotels in the Northeast 2014
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Top Hotels in New England, 2018, 2015
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, ‘The Top 10 Resort Hotels in the Northeast', 2019, 2018
  • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List, 2013, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award and Hall of Fame Award, 2019, 2018
  • Wine Spectator, Brant Point Grill, Best Award of Excellence, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • USA TODAY's "2017 10 Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards."
  • Forbes Travel Guide, Four Star Award, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • U.S. News and World Report, Best Hotels in Massachusetts 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013
  • Inquirer & Mirror, Best of Nantucket, Best Sunday Brunch, 8 consecutive years
  • Inquirer & Mirror, Best of Nantucket, Best Luxury Hotel 2014
  • Boston Magazine, Best of Boston, ‘Best Wedding Venue', 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Boston Magazine, Best of Boston, Best Nantucket Resort, 2019, 2016
  • Cape Cod Life Readers' Choice Awards, Gold: Day Spa, Gold: Fine Dining, Gold: Resort/Hotel, Gold: Reward Water View Restaurant 2013
  • Andrew Harper Readers' Choice Awards Top 20 Family Hotels 2012
  • U.S. News and World Report, #2 Best Hotel in Nantucket 2012
  • Top 30 Hotels in New England - Readers' Choice Awards 2019, #23

White Elephant Residences & Inn

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Top Hotel in US 2018, #36
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2017, #82 Top 100 Hotels in the World, #5 Resorts Hotels in the Northeast
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice: Top Hotels in New England 2018, #35
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice: Top Hotels in New England 2017, #14
  • Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Best Hotels in the Northeast, ranked #24, 2014
  • U.S. News and World Report, Best Hotels in Massachusetts 2018 #1
  • Forbes Travel Guide, Four Star Award, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • AAA Four Diamond Award 2017, 2016
  • Boston Magazine, Best of Boston, Best Resort on Nantucket, 2014
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, 2016
  • Top 30 Hotels in New England - Readers' Choice Awards 2019, #20

Jared Coffin House

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Top Hotel in New England 2018, #20
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice: Top Hotels in New England 2017, #35
  • U.S. News & World Report, Best Hotels in Massachusetts 2018, 2017
  • "…there's still something to be said for a prime location and the historic Jared Coffin House has one of the best in town." - Forbes Travel Guide
  • "… graceful accommodations and easy access to the diverse shopping and dining scene." - Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles 2013
  • Top 30 Hotels in New England - Readers' Choice Awards 2019, #11

The Cottages at the Nantucket Boat Basin

  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, Top Hotel in US 2018, #19
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards: Top Hotels in New England 2019, 2017, 2016
  • Condé Nast Traveler Best Location in the U.S. with perfect score of 100, 2011
  • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Top 50 Small U.S. Hotels, 2011
  • U.S. News and World Report, Best Hotels in the U.S. 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Forbes Top 10 Pet Hotels in the U.S. 2011
  • USA TODAY, Readers' Choice Travel Awards, Best Pet Friendly Hotels, 2016
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award, 2019
  • Top 30 Hotels in New England - Readers' Choice Awards 2019, #10

Nantucket Boat Basin

  • MarinaLife Top Marina in Best Awards, 2019
  • Marinas.com, Boaters' Choice Awards 2017, 2018 #1 Marina in the U.S., #2 World Wide 2015
  • MarinaLife Top Marina in Best Awards, 2018
  • 2017 Best Overseas Marina/Harbor by Sailing Today Magazine
  • Power & Motoryacht Magazine Top 25 Marinas in North America, 2014
  • MarinaLife Best Transient Marina 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Yachting 50 Best Towns for Boating in America, 2013

Nantucket Island

  • Travel + Leisure, One of the Top Islands in the World 2013
  • Travel + Leisure, Best Islands in the Continental U.S., 2017 (Nantucket #2)
  • Travel + Leisure, Best Islands in the Continental U.S., 2016 (Nantucket #4)
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, Best Islands 2012
  • Condé Nast Traveler Top 10 Best Islands in U.S. 2012
  • National Geographic, "Best Island in the World" 2016
  • Smithsonian Magazine, "20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2015" (Nantucket #2)
  • Yahoo Travel & Budget Travel Magazine Top 10 Beautiful Beach Town Bargains 2013
  • GoLocal.com New England's 25 Best Food Towns 2012
  • Huffington Post.com Best U.S. Island Getaways: 10 Tranquil Destinations for Rest & Relaxation 2012
  • National Geographic One of Top 10 Beaches in the World 2012, 2011
  • oyster.com Top 8 Affordable Island Getaways 2012
  • U.S. News and World Report, Top Couples Vacations
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