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The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground

Route 2, Jefferson, NH
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The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Jefferson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The price and accommodations are reasonable...but other than the flies which are all over the area and cellphone reception which is weak.My family always has an unbelievable time with the hayrides,pools, and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here recently with our 2 year old triplets. We had a great time! The motel room had 2 double beds and was still big enough to set up the kids pack and plays. We had plenty of room to walk around them. The property is in walking distance to Santa's Village...Perfect! The staff is wonderful. We met the... More

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Alfred, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Lantern Motel and Campground is fantastic. We have been staying at the motel for 10 years. The location is great. Right across the street is Santa's Village. Down the street is Fort Jefferson. There are numerous places to eat and grocery stores a few minutes down the road in Lancaster. The motel's guest have full use of the campground's... More

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the motel and it was perfect for what we needed! The room was clean and big enough for us. The room felt damp even with the air running full speed, not bad just trying to get towels dried was impossible. We stayed with the Santa's Village package which included one morning of free Farmer John's breakfast. It... More

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lantern is a combination resort that is directly across the street from Santa's Village, a great place to take children. We usually tent camp although they have a hotel, trailer sites and also rent trailers much as you would a hotel room. The tent sites are huge and they all front on large expanses of grass. All of the... More

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Burlington, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was a great place to stop for the night. Staff was helpful, opened up the on site store for us, and was friendly. Laundry room had several washers and dryers. Room was clean and rate was very good. Also has a camp ground on site that looked very nice. Was bikrr friendly.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My family and I recently stayed overnight camping at the Lantern Resort Campground. There were many activities: ceramic painting, hay wagon ride, goats at a petting zoo, pools to swim in and a fun playground for my kids (6 and 2)... and even I enjoyed climbing and swinging. Our battery died on our vehicle (we blame the toddler for playing... More

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Salem, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We were lovers of the Lantern and had been spending many weekends there for several years. Last year we were able to get a seasonal spot and we were over the moon happy. This was a great thing for our family as all three of our children have ADHD and in addition our oldest child has an Autism Spectrum Disorder... More

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Our stay at The Lantern gas always been great! The camper was spotless and the service was excellent. I cannot recommend this place enough. John and Norma are gracious hosts and ate the reason we keep coming back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We spent 2 nights in the motel and my kids really enjoyed the hay ride, park and even the kid activites! Amanda was fun and loving, my boys even hugged her good bye. But as someone who is a huge clean freak I feel the bath tub floor could've been cleaner and the toilet should be cleaned as a whole... More

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. What I do ask if there is anything that you may have a concern with please let us know so that we are able to correct your concerns. As for the candy in the office, it is only there after Labor Day when our Country Store closed so we can provide our... More

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Additional Information about The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground

Address: Route 2, Jefferson, NH
Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Jefferson
Also Known As:
The Lantern Resort Motel And Campground Hotel Jefferson
Lantern Hotel Jefferson
Lantern Motel Jefferson

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