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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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Dowds' Country Inn
Ranked #3 of 3 Lyme B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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North Hampton, New Hampshire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Tammi and Darryl have created a charming, cosy setting. Their staff are very helpful. Beds are comfortable, breakfast is tasty, decor includes objects from historic New England homes. We lodge a variety of friends here and will continue to do so.

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Clarksville, Maryland, United States
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19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

You will feel like you are in a Norman Rockwell print from the moment you drive up to Dowd's Country Inn. The Inn is a gorgeous white wooden clapboard building with rocking chairs on the porch and a large gentle dog lolling on the stoop. The neighbor on one side is a feed store that doubles as the post office... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

The Dowd Country Inn and it's staff turned a regular trip into a delightful, memorable vacation. The management and staff bent over backwards to accomodate us. We arrived around 1:00 AM. The door was open, lights on, key on the desk with a welcoming note. Our room was large and clean. Since we were staying a total of ten days... More

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San Diego, CA
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

As you drive through Lyme, N.H. you can't help but be enchanted by the beautiful trees and idyllic New England feel. Just outside of Hanover, N.H and Dartmouth College, it's a great location to stay in and see the area. The inn had all the makings of a lovely B & B----large expansive gardens and nice veranda and sitting areas---... More

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11 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

My husband and I pulled into the Inn and by accident had previously pulled into the Lyme Inn so we were slightly disappointed when we saw Dowds as it was not as charming or stately. However, it had an old colonial charm, and we liked the decor when we walked in. Tea and scones were served at check in, but... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

I was able to enjoy this quaint, quiet and comfortable B&B while visiting for Christmas holiday. Stayed with family in a room with two queen beds. Very roomy and clean. Great water pressure and comfortable beds with old world charm. Breakfast each morning was wonderful. Cheery staff and prompt service. This is a way of life and they do exceed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

I recently booked my wedding at Dowd's and stayed there for 2 nights. In fact, we reserved the entire inn for those coming to the wedding and all who stayed reported on what a positive experience it was. The rooms are lovely with fresh paint, new, gorgeous bed covers and very comfortable accommodations. The food was beyond fantastic and I... More

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Address: 9 Main St, On The Common, P.O. Box 58, Lyme, NH 03768
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > Lyme
Also Known As:
Country Inn Lyme
Lyme Country Inn

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