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Dowds' Country Inn

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9 Main St, On The Common, P.O. Box 58, Lyme, NH 03768
Dowds' Country Inn
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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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Oceanside, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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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
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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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20 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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Goleta
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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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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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