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Dowds' Country Inn

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9 Main St, On The Common, P.O. Box 58, Lyme, NH 03768
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A short jaunt from historic Hanover village, Dowd’s Country Inn of Lyme NH offers its guests quintessential accommodations within the best of New England traditions. One step inside its welcoming foyer, the rich yet comforting ambience sets the tone for a home away from home. It’s easy to see why Dowd’s Inn is adored by guests near and far. For... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. We loved the breakfast and the fact that we could get away from all of life's hassles In this charming New England town. Each of the rooms is unique and you will find free WiFi and Tea and scones when you arrive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came in the middle of the day in the early summer. My friend never hiking more than a day hike, came for a 14 day venture. during our 5th day stopped at goose pond rd., while Scott was speed hiking to break the current record, we met his crew. While we ran into the town of lyme, NH we... More 

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed in the Emerson room. Road side it was not noisy in the least considering it's on a state road. David greeted my husband and I when we entered. Awesome sense of humor, warmth, and a familiar comfort! Tamy Dowd is the owner and she did a smashing job making us feel at home. They were worried we might... More 

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We apologize for the windows in your room not staying open, we have taken measures to insure that is not a problem again. We hope you join us again in the future. More 

Oceanside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Our family has been spending our New Hampshire stays in the Dowds' Country Inn for many, many years. The service is always top notch and Tami and her staff treat everyone as if they are family. We can't think of a better place to chill out and spend a cozy weekend in New Hampshire or even a longer stay. The... More 

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Thank you for the kind words. We enjoy hosting your family each and every time. We look forward to you joining us again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and I loved our clean, quiet, and charming stay at Dowds' Country Inn. The staff was wonderful, the room was peaceful, and the food was absolutely wonderful. I would go back just for the breakfast! We spent much of our time lounging in front of the woodstove. I am looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank you for joining us! We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you come back to enjoy scones by the wood stove again this Winter. More 

Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Overall, this is a very good place. You have to appreciate materials and furnishings 200-250 years old, I.e., stairways, flooring, step-up access to bathroom, etc. We did like the overall experience. Breakfast is gourmet quality, cheerfully served. We would return again, because the area is absolutely gorgeous in the autumn, including the beautiful Dowd gardens.

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your Upper Valley experience and hope you visit the Hanover area again sometime in the future. More 

North Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My family has enjoyed Tami Dowd's hospitality for four years, while our son attended Dartmouth. He just graduated (6/2014) and we hosted family and friends at the inn for the weekend, where we also hosted a graduation luncheon. The inn has certainly felt like a "home away from home" over the years and we have loved staying there. But this... More 

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New London, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

On August 17th, 2013 my wife, Kate, and I had the wedding of our dreams. This simply would not have been possible without the expertise and knowledge of Tami Dowd of Dowd’s Country Inn and Event Center in Lyme, NH. From the moment when we first sat down with Tami she was a wealth of information and ideas about how... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We got married at Dowds' Country Inn on June 22, 2013, and it was the most wonderful weekend we could imagine! For months leading up to the big day, Tami and Jeff answered every question we had, helped us with vendors and relieved so much of our stress. Our friends and family (all from out of town) loved staying at... More 

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