Nearly 200 years’ of hospitality have unfolded within the shingled walls at Life House, Nantucket, dating back to the 1830s, when Captain Robert Calder built the Coastal Federal-style mansion as his personal abode between whaling expeditions. In 1870, Calder opened his doors to travelers, inspiring the design narrative of a nonchalant innkeeper’s humble abode. Similar to all Life House properties, Life House, Nantucket will honor this history and the surrounding locale to further refine the aesthetic of the hotel and create a thoughtfully designed, locally-rooted experience for guests.The design narrative of Life House, Nantucket is that of a nonchalant innkeeper’s humble abode. The House also reflects the nostalgic musing for the Island’s native botany, fostering a retreat for holistic wellness, with raffia writing desks and botanical walk-in shower details.
Each of the 14 rooms at Life House, Nantucket, designed by Life House’s award-winning Design Team to help guests escape to a coastal nonchalance of simpler times, will be light and airy and individually styled with local art, vintage artifacts and inspired textures. Rooms will include king, queen, or full-size mattresses. All rooms will feature Life House’s standard amenities, including Diptyque scents, Le Labo bath products, Marshall speakers and Revival luxury linens. Rooms start at $339.
The property will include a 300 square foot Living Room and Kitchen with plentiful seating and a 675 square foot lush Garden Lounge with daybeds. A communal minibar in the kitchen will also offer a curated selection of healthy food and beverage options for guests during their stay. This grab-and-go offering will enable guests to take what they need for a day at the beach or for a day exploring Nantucket. The brand—which, notably, is the first lifestyle hotel company to ever be fully backed by Silicon Valley— also has a mobile app that allows guests to check in and opt in to its social network directly through its app. The social network gives guests the opportunity to interact with each other, along with locals who’ve been vetted by the community. Basically, a hotel built for COVID-proof interactions.
The announcement of Life House, Nantucket follows the brand’s most recent launch of Terras, a tropically overgrown rooftop bar and restaurant with 360-degree views of the Miami skyline, at Life House, Little Havana. The brand will also launch Life House, Lower Highlands in Denver and Life House, Ocean Drive in Miami in early fall. With several additional projects in new markets underway, Life House continues its mission to provide authentic, locally-rooted experiences at affordable rates for modern travelers across the country.