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Hillwinds Lodge

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33 Dow Avenue, Franconia, NH 03580
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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a stop here half way of our destination. The room was okay for us, it's not luxury but it's clean, you have everything you need. Microwave, fridge, internet access, free parking. Staff were frendly and breakfast included perfect for us.

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is absolutely lovely! Our family originally arrived to stay one night and we extended it to three nights. Its close to hiking and a sweet little town called Littleton- although Franconia is lovely as well. Drop by Robert Frost's house to catch a poetry reading and hike in Franconia Ridge State Park. Hillwinds lodge has a nice continental... More 

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Biggleswade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent three nights at Hillwinds and would gladly return if we were back in New Hampshire. It was a friendly family run hotel and the rooms were very clean and comfortable. Hillwinds is in a lovely location and there are lots of outside seating options. An excellent choice if you want to visit the cog railway on Mount Washington.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hillwinds is a good basic motel. My room was very clean throughout, although it had a slight odor that went away when I opened the window. AC unit worked well and was not too noisy. Beds OK and bathroom basic but again, very clean. Nice flatscreen TV although it would have been good to have a channel guide. Proprietors... More 

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stay there every time we are in the area about every other year.It is a good clean place to stay and the rates are good.There were improvements since our last visit. The owners were always nice.It is not a fancy place but nice basic stay.

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Latham, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This place is clean...That's important! Room was small to medium size, just right. Fridge, microwave, large modern TV, and located in a beautiful rural area yet on the edge of the village of Franconia. Right on the babbling Gale River and there are hiking trails that begin right off the parking lot, perfect for a hiker like me. The free... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We spent one night here and I was pleasantly surprised. The room was clean and comfortable with a nice view of the river. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The lodge was easy to find with plenty of parking. They had lots of great outdoor activities set up that I definitely would have enjoyed if I were there in... More 

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Johnson, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Room was very clean,close to Lincoln and the Ice castles..... My only complaint was the beds were horrible and not comfortable at all.... Front desk very nice,especially when we had to go back after checking out twice because we forgot stuff,lol....

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Visited in off season,mid-november,and we were very happy with this economically priced hotel. Very friendly owner and clean room at a great price. Nice outdoor fireplace and pool,which was not open this time of year. Not far from Littleton. Basic continental breakfast we did not use but it seemed adequate for the price. It appeared our room had new carpet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Recently decorated room, clean throughout with good amenities, fridge, microwave, coffee machine etc. Complimentary breakfast available in breakfast with a great view over the river. Friendly welcome from the owners at check in. The only down side is lack of restaurants nearby with just one in walking distance

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional New England family-owned and operated motel featuring clean, comfortable, affordable and friendly lodging in the White Mountain region of New Hampshire. Located on the banks of the tranquil Gale River, Hillwinds is located near all major seasonal attractions and is only three miles from Cannon Mountain and the Franconia Notch State Park, home of the Flume Gorge and great hilking opportunities. Rates include complimentary continental breakfast, in-room coffee and fridge, free wi-fi, and guest computer and lending library. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillwinds Lodge

Address: 33 Dow Avenue, Franconia, NH 03580
Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
Price Range: $101 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillwinds Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Hillwinds Hotel Franconia
Hillwinds Lodge Franconia, NH - White Mountains
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