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Horse and Hound Inn

Certificate of Excellence
205 Wells Road, Franconia, NH 03580
Horse and Hound Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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99 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just loved our stay here. The room was beautifully appointed, spacious (we were upgraded to a larger room at no charge), very clean, and looked out over the back yard and gardens. The en suite bathroom was also well sized and also very clean. We slept like babies. Each morning, our breakfast was perfectly cooked and served promptly with... More 

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Warm host & hostess in a quaint country inn setting. We had drink and dinner here. beautifully furnished and an outback flower garden. You need to say "hi" to Katie the beagle tied in the back yard. There were 6 in our party and the service was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

After dining at the Horse & Hound Inn a couple years ago, we vowed to return for a winter getaway of XC skiing, another fabulous meal, and a stay at this gorgeous country Inn. Even with such a "high bar", our expectations were exceeded. From our first welcome at the door to our final goodbyes, we were treated like house... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This will be our go-to inn for future visits to Franconia. The staff was incredibly attentive and gracious. We felt right at home. Our room was simple - comfortable, fresh and spotless. We loved the understated cozy decor in the common areas. Breakfast was classic, well-prepared fare with excellent coffee. I'm skeptical of small-town inn fine dining but we're very... More 

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Heiloo, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Hats off to the owners of this wonderful inn. Restored to perfection. Wooden panels, fire places, cosy corners, books and board games. The bar is sufficiently stocked. The dining room is divine - the food is even better (breakfast and dinner options will delight the taste buds). We recommend a night cap in the library complete with background music and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went up for a short 2 night stay and wish we could have stayed longer. The Inn is on a quiet road and very quaint without being kitschy. The rooms are large and the inn has a nicely decorated library, lobby, bar and dining area. The staff were incredibly friendly, accommodating, and welcoming. Only a short drive from the Franconia... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our guestroom at the Horse and Hound was spacious but slightly spartan – a refreshing change of style after staying in a number of historic-house b&b’s full – sometimes to overflowing - of interesting furniture and curios. The Horse and Hound’s common areas have been beautifully renovated/restored and furnished in a rather different, rustic style. We particularly enjoyed the ambiance... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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173 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Out of town, but conveniently located to all the outdoor attractions. It has been completely renovated during the last few years and presents itself well. For those of you who like hardwood floors, a large wood paneled reading room with tea and coffe provided and comfortable rooms, you should enjoy this inn. Very peaceful and quiet setting backing up on... More 

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Whitmore Lake, MI
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a beautifully restored inn with a wonderful chef on staff. The food was delicious. The owner has a beagle named Katie and she was very sweet. It is set in a quite location but close to the freeways and natural attractions in and around Franconia. The furniture in the bedrooms was custom made by local craftsmen.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a lovingly restored inn with spacious, well-tended grounds and an eye for detail. The dining room menu includes local fare -- some from the property's own gardens. Our perfect stay included a glass of wine in the comfortable lawn chairs, dinner on the patio, and a good night's sleep in the quiet and comfortable bedroom. Breakfast the next... More 

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