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Ballard House Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   53 Parade Road, Meredith, NH 03253
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Ranked #1 of 6 Meredith B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Joe C Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I just spent 2 delightful days at the Ballard House with another couple getting to know the beautiful areas around the lakes and the beautiful owners of the B&B, Lynn and Brian. Historically, the Ballard House is an amazing building sitting on an amazing piece of land with a spectacular view of the lake. Beyond that the... More

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Schaghticoke, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the inn for 3 nights and it was one of the best we have ever stayed at.The place is very well located 5 minutes from downtown Meredith but far enough away to just make you forget where you are.Go sit on the back porch at sunset in one of the rocking chairs and watch the sunset you... More

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Bulverde, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just read all the recent rave reviews, I'll say ditto, ditto, ditto to all. Lynn and Brian do an amazing job--the Inn could be the model for every B&B in the country. Do not pass up an opportunity to stay here. And follow their recommendations for places to eat. Lastly, be sure and ask to meet Newton.

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your complimentary review. We host such great guests, it makes our job easy! We just try to have fun with people and help them enjoy their vacations. Take care, hope to see you again. More

Brookline, New Hampshire
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99 reviews 99 reviews
25 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Need more stars for this one, Tripadvisor!! These guys are truly amazing --- most hospitable hosts you'll ever find! They'll do whatever they possibly can to make your stay more inviting & enjoyable. BTW---- we just instinctively KNOW hotels are SUPPOSED to be clean.............but The Ballard House Inn is the cleanest home I've ever seen----- there isn't a speck of... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We are so flattered by your review! We read your feedback concerning the cleanliness to our part timers (who are awesome!) as they are instrumental in helping keep the Inn in tip top condition! I've said it before, our motto is to treat people the way we would like to be treated. Do hope to see you again! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed 7/13-7/14 and attended a concert nearby. We had a wonderful, cozy and extremely clean room. Every detail was covered by the hosts, Brian and Lynn. They prepared delicious breakfasts and had snacks and wine available all day. They are owned :-) by a lovable and gentle giant--Newton- their Golden Retriever. We hope to stay again... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Wow, thanks for wanting to give us 6 stars! You both were great guests and a lot of fun. You are right, Newton rules! Please come back and visit again. More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love, Love, Love this Inn! Brian and Lynne are amazing hosts. The home, yard, parking, view are all beautiful. The friendliness that they offer is beyond every expectation we could have hoped for. The breakfast was amazing and the common rooms are cozy and comfy, along with a wrap around porch so you may follow the sun or shade. Very... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you loved the Inn! We love our guests! The best part of the job is interacting with our company. Thanks for your complimentary review. The Queen would get the same treatment as any of us commoners :) More

Maine
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we booked our stay, until we left, owners Brian and Lynn were amazing! Before arrving, I called to let them know that I had a dairy and gluten allergy that had suddenly appeared. Brian enthusiastically told me that he makes the best gluten free pancakes (which was true!). Upon arriving, Brian and Lynn greeted us like family,... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate the time you took to submit such a favorable review. Thanks for mentioning the details you took note of, we try to ensure everyone has a great experience at the Inn and in the Lakes Region. We would welcome the opportunity to host you again! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiancé and I spent one night at the Ballard House and we will make future plans to come back. This B&B was very clean and the hosts were very welcoming. When we arrived we were greeted by both Lynn and Brian who are the nicest and most genuine people you could meet . They made us feel right at... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review and for your kind words. We try to create a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere during our guests' stays. We are also glad you plan to return. Hope to see you soon! More

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We selected the Ballard House Inn after seeing it on Tripadvisor when we decided to stay overnight after a concert at Meadowbrook. We made a great decision as our stay was as much of a highlight as the concert. We were greeted by the owners, Lynn and Brian who made us feel welcomed from the moment we entered the inn.... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you were pleasantly surprised! Thanks very much for the positive feedback. Yes, Newton knows he needs to earn his kibble by being a welcoming innkeeper too. Hope to see you when you return for another concert or just a weekend getaway. More

Fife, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights here while travelling around New England and have to say this was the best B&B we have ever stayed in. The hosts Lynn and Brian couldn't do enough for us, they made us feel so welcome, recommended places to visit and eat and even made dinner reservations for us. The inn is beautiful, so well maintained... More

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We love hosting our friends from across the pond! It is effortless to host such well mannered, good humored folks. Thank you so very much for the review and complimentary comments. We hope you thoroughly enjoyed your holiday! More

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Address: 53 Parade Road, Meredith, NH 03253
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Meredith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballard House Inn 3*
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Whatever your reason may be for staying in Meredith, NH, The Ballard House Inn offers a serene and picturesque backdrop for your home away from home. We are just minutes from Lake Winnipesaukee, downtown Meredith,and centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Lakes Region. The Inn is also bordered by 178 acres of town owned recreational land consisting of beautiful hiking trails, walking paths, small ponds, and plenty of wildlife. Our guests often mention the setting at the Inn is so private and serene yet close to so many fabulous restaurants and shops of the Lakes Region. ... more   less 
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