The Brass Lantern Inn is a historic bed and breakfast offering family and pet friendly lodging for your travel to Nantucket. Review this page for information about visiting our B&B, and if you have any additional questions prior to your stay, please feel free to contact us at the inn.

Office Hours

The Office, which is located in the Kitchen, is closed from 9 pm to 7 am; the Night Manager is available, if necessary, by dialing (904) 813-2197 from your cell phone.  If using the phone in the Foyer, please dial 9, 1 first.


There are two entrance doors to the Brass Lantern – the front door of the Main Inn and the Garden Wing entrance off the Patio.  Both of these entrance doors are unlocked day and night.

Beach Towels

Going to the beach? Beach towels are available on request.  Please return them to us when you return to the Inn.

Beach Chairs

Beach chairs are available on request to be returned at the end of the day.


Have a car? Please let us know if you will be parking in our car park, and the model, color and license number.  Have a bike?  You can secure your bike to the bike rack in our car park area.

Dine ‘al fresco’

Nantucket has a wide selection of ‘take-away’ restaurants – from deli to sushi to pizza to pasties.  Pick up something tasty and enjoy your lunch or a casual take-away dinner on the Patio at the Brass Lantern.


The Brass Lantern is a completely smoke free inn.  Please refrain from smoking in any place inside the building. You may enjoy your cigar, cigarette or pipe on the bench in front of the Inn.

Free Wireless Internet Access

The Brass Lantern offers free wireless internet access; the network is ‘brass’ and no password is required.


All rooms have expanded cable television and TVs may be operated using the Comcast remote.  There is a Comcast Channel Guide in your room.

Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in time is 2 pm and check-out is 11 am. If your travel schedule calls for you to arrive earlier or leave later, you may store your luggage under the stairway in the Foyer while you enjoy Nantucket. Accounts are settled on arrival; please return your key to the Office on departure so we can say good bye and wish you safe travels.

Lobby Powder Room

Our Powder Room is located just off the Pantry, between the Dining Room and the Kitchen.



In the event of an emergency, please use your cell phone to dial 911.  If you use the phone in the Foyer, please dial 9 and then 911.

The Nantucket Cottage Hospital, located 1.2 miles from the Brass Lantern is a full service hospital with Emergency services and MedFlight to Boston.  The Nantucket Pharmacy on Main Street, just up the block from the corner of Main and Federal, has a wide range of over the counter remedies, cosmetics and toiletries – and a traditional soda fountain for your enjoyment.