“Top Five Eastern US Summer Inn Destinations” Forbes.com
In 1833, Captain Robert Calder of the Whaling Ship ALTO selected this site at 10 Cliff Road to build his mansion – no doubt because of its location on the North Shore of Nantucket Island, it’s high elevation and renown sea breezes. Today, Century House boasts its Residential Historic Location as a prime reasons guests select the inn. Just a few city blocks away from the Commercial Historic District , Century House offers the quiet of the residential and the quick proximity to the bustle of the commercial environment. The placement of the rooms in the inn provides that every room is a corner room with at least two exposures, thereby, maximizing the flow of natural light and sea breezes.
Click on the photos below to experience not only the essence of each guest accommodation, but also its unique Features and Standard Amenities. Note that measurements are approximate; and, that there is no elevator in the inn. The top third floor rooms have eaves and may present a challenge to tall guests.