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Hillwinds Lodge

33 Dow Avenue, Franconia, NH 03580
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Franconia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived at the hotel and it looked lovely. We paid a small amount extra and were given the end room of the river view rooms. Each has a table and chair outside so it was great to sit there with a beer or two and watch the sun set. Room was large as was the bathroom and also had a... More

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Rochester, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this isnt really a review of the hotel but of the actions of the owner and his acts towards dogs and hikers . i had spend the week doing several hikes at the gale river trails parking in the back of the parking lot of the hotel . a locate business owner who owns a couple of businesses and has... More

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Graham, NC
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Hillwinds for 4 nights. Price was very reasonable, amenities were standard for this type of hotel and area, staff was VERY friendly and accommodating. The room and bathroom were neat and clean and it was QUIET. We did not hear neighbors at all. I would recommend Hillwinds to all!

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Montreal, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are yearly visitors to the area, and we usually stayed either in Bethlehem at a family colony, or at a major hotel in nearby towns. But we were glad to find out about "Hillwinds Lodge", where we enjoyed our stay. The room, the beds, the linen, even the carpet and everything else in the room, as well as the... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of the many motor lodge type motels we've stayed at, Hillwinds is definitely the nicest. The room was clean with an updated bathroom. The exterior was well maintained and nestled right next to a nice little river. The pool was clean and there were some fun games such as badminton and corn hole. The room rate was very reasonable. We... More

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South Salem, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great place to stay . Affordable,Quiet ,Clean,Comfortable. Beautiful location on the Gale River. River side rooms offer beautiful views of the Gale River. Pet friendly. We had our little Buddy with us so we stayed Poolside . All rooms have AC,TV's ,Microwaves,Coffe makers, Fridges and porches to sit out on and enjoy the view . Beautiful ( heated ) outdoor... More

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South Salem, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It was so good to be able to come back here Again. We have stayed here every summer for over 10 years . The hosts Tina and Deane are the best. They will go out of there way to help make your stay enjoyable. The location could not be any nicer . It sits right on the banks of the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed here while doing a tour a road trip through New England and only stayed here one night. Front desk woman was extremely helpful and answered all of my questions and provided some helpful tips on what was around the lodge. We ended up driving to Littleton for dinner, just a quick 10 min drive away. Check in was easy... More

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Because it is not directly in Lincoln or Woodstock, Hillwinds is a little less expensive than other motels in the area. The rooms, ground, and pool are immaculate, the wifi signal is decent. They also offer free long-distance calling in North America, which was great as I didn't have cel reception. There are some trails behind the motel if you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Loved our stay! We only had two full days to explore so this was a perfect location to see the beauty of the White Mountains. Flume Gorge, Mt. Washington, Franconia Notch State Park and much more! Thank you to our hosts!

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Address: 33 Dow Avenue, Franconia, NH 03580
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
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Hillwinds Lodge Franconia, NH - White Mountains

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