Visit the Jared Coffin House and the Nantucket Hotel this season
The Jared Coffin house
New suites at The Jared Coffin house, a former whaling shipowner located in the heart of the city, are available this summer. Designed by interior and local Nantucket designer Audrey Sterk, these new rooms feature a soft color palette of grays, blues and neutrals, bespoke furnishings including canopy beds, tulip-style coffee tables, and brown desks. Walnut. To complement the views of the historic Nantucket cityscape, an extensive collection of original oil paintings is also on display. Additionally, the Tap Room, a staple of the downtown food scene for more than four decades, has reopened after a 14-year hiatus. A popular gathering place for locals and visitors for over 40 years, the restaurant closed in the early 2000s. Boston-based Carroll Design Studio was brought in to recreate the pub-style restaurant, which now features indoor and outdoor meals. Tap Room staples include New England clam chowder, French dip sandwiches, and grilled local swordfish. “The Jared Coffin House has been a beloved Nantucket getaway for years, and we’re excited to unveil our new look and restaurant,” said General Manager Jason Curtis. “Preservation was at the heart of the project: ensuring the maintenance of the historic atmosphere while updating with modern touches. “
The Nantucket Hotel
This summer, the majestic hotel de grande dame of the island, The Nantucket Hotel, will launch a new culinary concept inspired by the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere of the island. Chef Adam Votaw will bring freshly-cooked modern American tapas-style cuisine to town celebrating the generosity of New England vendors and producers.