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Taking advantage of Nantucket’s off season

Posted by Paul Kandarian  September 5, 2011 07:38 AM

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The White Elephant Hotel and the White Elephant Hotel Residences both have a "Hot Dates, Cool Rates" promotion going on this fall, which includes free chauffeured use of the latest model of BMW hybrids, the ActiveHybrid 750Li. Drivers on staff at both properties will drop off and pick up guests in town in the cars, to and from wherever they wish to go in town. The cars are available through Nov. 30, from 6-10 p.m. daily. The fall rates here start at $195 at the White Elephant Hotel and $350 at the White Elephant Hotel Residences. For information, visit the property websites or call 508-325-1000.

At the historic Century House, which became a boarding house in the early 1870s and has undergone extensive renovations and improvements in recent years, is running a special on superior rooms for $225 a night, and deluxe rooms for $325, with two-night minimum, available from Sept. 5-Oct. 7. For information, visit the inn's website or call 508-228-0530.

A couple of cool things coming up out this fall on the island include the annual Nantucket Arts Festival Sept. 30-Oct. 9, and Nantucket Restaurant Week, Sept. 26-Oct. 2). For more information on other events, visit http://www.nantucketchamber.org/visitor/events.html

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