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Hancock Inn

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33 Main Street, Hancock, NH 03449
Hancock Inn
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People told us that the food was good. The food was not good. The meat was so fatty and soooo overdone we will not be coming back. The people were trying hard. They should get a new cook Just disappointing.

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your dinner. Checking with our servers, it doesn't sound like this came to the attention of any of them at the time, assuming it was recently, perhaps over this past weekend? We would most certainly have wanted to buy you your dinner, if so. Our food IS good, which is the... More 

Southern NH
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113 hotel reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might be the oldest Inn in continuous operation in New Hampshire but it definitely stands the test of time! Marcia and Jarvis have done an excellent job restoring the property to its historic beauty and offers a comfortable elegance without the stuffiness. When you walk thru their doors you feel like you are visiting an old friend. The food... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much. We must say, it certainly adds to our appreciation to see a positive review like this from a Top Contributor at Trip Advisor. Reviews from 105 cities. Wow. I traveled steadily for 30 years in my prior career. Thinking about it, maybe it all adds up to, what, 20 cities? 25? 30? Pretty modest next to... More 

Stoddard, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being local we have experienced the inn on several occasions and have never been disappointed. This visit was no exception. We took my mother to the Inn for supper for her 85th birthday on March 21. The hospitality and level of service were beyond superior. Marcia and Jarvis made it a memorable experience for my mother that she is still... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

Your Mother was very clear that she'd be back for her 90th birthday party. As we explained at the time, however, it's very difficult for us to make a living if people only come for dinner once every five years. So, perhaps you can prevail on her to make it a more regular outing. Thanks for the review (and the... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best inns we have ever stayed. Food to match and owners were are extremely courteous, professional, knowledgeable, so enjoyable. Wonderful stay. Beautiful, quaint small New England atmosphere. Beautiful area to hike.

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Potter, especially, is always pleased to see his name mentioned in a review (as long as he has been good...otherwise he prefers to hide under a table). We look forward to your return visit! Jarvis. More 

Andover, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautifully restored inn is a gem and an easy drive from Boston. The owners and staff were gracious and accomodating, and Potter, the handsome resident golden retriever was an added plus. Everything about the Hancock Inn speaks to successful attention to detail. Don't miss lamb meatloaf for dinner, or corned beef hash for breakfast. Then walk it off exploring... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review - especially for the special mention of the lamb meatloaf, which is comfort food as we like it - especially in March! Please come back again soon. Jarvis. More 

Sudbury, Massachusetts
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stayed for a winter weekend, stopping on the way up at Windblown to cross -country ski on a beautiful day with views of Mt. Monadnock . We stopped at a pub in Peterborough and then headed to the Hancock Inn. We stayed in the bell tower room with canopied bed and fireplace, the doors to the few unoccupied rooms... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

We love to hear about visits that include exploring the natural attractions of the beautiful Monadnock region around us in addition to the interior of the inn. We have an "open door" policy - we leave room doors open until someone checks in and invite our guests to feel free to explore our old building. Every room is a bit... More 

Greenwich, CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This beautiful historic inn, in Hancock NH, is a wonderful spot for relaxation, a step back in time. True to it's history,but without feeling old at all. My room was the Drover's, with a wonderful outdoor space. Common spaces are abundant and very comfortable, the fires stoked. You'll leave the Inn feeling like the Innkeepers are new friends. Talk about... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

We couldn't ask for a better outcome than to hear you'll be coming back for another visit. While we are all eager for spring, there is something special about the congeniality at the inn when the fireplaces are lit and everyone tends to linger a bit longer. Glad you got to experience that and hope to see you when you... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed at the inn over President's Day weekend and had a truly wonderful time. The food was great (we ate both of our dinners there; the Sunday innkeeper's dinner is highly recommended!) and everyone at the inn was very helpful and accommodating. It was the perfect relaxing weekend. Going in, we worried that the inn's dog Potter might cause... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

Amazingly your white charger emerged from the snowy banks of our parking lot a few weeks after you left and I remembered you looking around your car for one...so we put it in the mail. Hope it still works. I'm glad you had a comfortable trip and got to experience both our full dinner service and the more community focused... More 

Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Fantastic stay. We arrived late, well after closing time. Marcia and Jarvis left out a feast for us in front of the fire. Room was delightful, characterful and comfy. Wonderful breakfast, great dinner - a faultless stay, thank you

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure to have you here and hope the rest of your New England adventure was equally faultless (if not a bit different, judging from the pictures!). We will cling to the hope you return sometime soon. Very best, Jarvis. More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Wow! This is the dream location if you have ever dreamed about what a quinticental B&B of New England is like. Not only are the owners also the innkeepers and are on site 24-7....but you are also partaking of food that is 5 star! I am a foodie! I got to eat the most mouth watering venison.. (farm raised) of... More 

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Jarvis and Marc... C, Owner at Hancock Inn, responded to this review

High praise indeed. We are so pleased that your Valentine's weekend visit was all that you hoped for, and more. We endeavor to make everyone's get away a special occasion, including those calendar holidays and we can't thank you enough for sharing your experiences on TripAdvisor. Our winter menu continues through March, so come back soon if you want the... More 

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