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Inn at Smith Cove

19 Roberts Road, Gilford, NH 03249
Inn at Smith Cove
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hanover, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The inn itself was beautiful and well kept. Because of the view that was so breathtaking, you could feel yourself relaxing within minutes of arriving. There were so many great places to sit outside including a small private beach. The innkeepers were very friendly and did everything to make your stay great. Many wonderful places to eat and a few... More 

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Long Island, NY
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

As you take the winding road down into the cove where the Inn is located, you'll realize that you're in a quiet, secluded location. The Inn is a lovely place to enjoy your stay on Lake Winnipesaukee. Your hosts, Bob and Maria, are a friendly and FUN pair. They welcome you as though you are guests to their home (which... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The inn is located right on Smith Cove on New Hampshire's best lake, Lake Winnipesaukee. It is peaceful, quiet, and exceptionally clean. I particularly enjoy sitting on the gazebo (located right over the lake) and enjoying the evening breeze. The innkeepers are always very friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make you feel at home. While... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Lovely Victorian guest house sitting right onthe edge of the lake. So peaceful sitting in the gazebo watching the boats go slowly by. The room was nicely decorated and spotless. However disappointed at poor provision of breakfast (a piece of cake and a coffee out of a thermos in a polystyrene cup!) and it would have been nice to have... More 

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Fremont, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We found this Inn while looking for a quaint place to stay the night after a late concert at the Meadowbrook pavilion in Gilford. We traveled up early in the day and had a delious dinner a walk's away from the Inn. The owners are very friendly and the quality and care that goes into making one's stay here is... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We found this spot though a family member native to the area and it is packed with local charm. It's hard on a picturesque cove where you can sit under a covered roost and watch boats go in and out of the cove off Lake Winnipesaukee - a large inland lake with water clear down beyond 20 feet deep. There... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Bob and his wife have done a wonderful job rebuilding an old Victorian Home into a small Inn right on Smith Cove on Lake Winnipesaukee. In addition to the main Inn, there is a delightful two story lighthouse with a spiral staircase to the bathroom and jacuzzi tub on the second floor and a small cottage with room for three... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Stayed 2 nights in June 2013. Great location--we were catching a show at Meadowbrook and the Inn is maybe 7-10 minutes away. Clean rooms, management was nice, but breakfast was as other reviews had said, pretty lame...I can't say I was expecting a lot but it was some cut up squares of stale cake and some coffee...that was it. Rooms... More 

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aussie returning
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This Inn is beautifully located and the managers are nice people. We have stayed here twice. However the service is remote as the managers live in a separate home. There are no in room coffee facilities or such a facility available in the common area. Breakfast was a muffin. Beds are small and hard. So much could be done to... More 

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Milford, NH
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

We really enjoyed our stay. We stayed in the Lighthouse and the wood workmanship on it was very nice, it was a very unique choice the views of the lake we're just beautiful.The owners were very hospitable and polite. The grounds are very nicely kept and they have two private beaches. It's a great place to go if you have... More 

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