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Ballard House Inn

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53 Parade Road, Meredith, NH 03253
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was perfect! The Ballard House Inn is absolutely beautiful and the rooms were comfortable, clean and have wonderful views of the lake and countryside. The proprietors Lynn and Brian were nice, friendly and made us feel very relaxed and at home. Food was incredible as well!!! Highly recommend a stay here. We will always stay here for future... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I travel, I find B&Bs are a great way to meet interesting people, get local knowledge, and enjoy sleeping in classic colonial homes. This is easily the best B&B I have ever been to. The owners Lynn and Brian make this place worth the experience. From the moment I arrived they were outside greeting me and my girlfriend, taking... More 

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

Thanks so much for submitting such a detailed review! It is beneficial for us, and future guests, to see what stood out during your visit. I say it a lot, but we treat people the way we would like to be treated! So glad you enjoyed your stay, safe future travels. More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My many previous reviews say it all..we just love it here and will always return. Our annual Bike Week trip would not be the same without our Brian (Bob), Lynn and of course, Newton the dog. Thank you once again for being such gracious and wonderful hosts! oxox Mike, Sue and Dave

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

It is welcoming back friends when you visit! Bike Week would not be the same without you, Dave and George. Thank you once again for the kind words, we know they come from the heart! More 

Southington, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was, I believe, our fourth or fifth stay at the Ballard House, so that says a lot! There are so many things to do in this area; and Lynn and Brian know them all and excel at directions, reservations--just everything. The rooms are spotless, the view from the porch breathtaking, and the breakfasts delicious. Who can't appreciate complimentary soda,... More 

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

We truly enjoy your visits, it is like welcoming family back! You are both so genuinely kind, it is our pleasure to host you. Thank you for submitting such a complimentary review. Look forward to visit six, seven, eight, etc! More 

Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Above and beyond - Lynn and Brian were so gracious, helpful and delightful during our recent stay. The Inn has been restored to a beautiful quality keeping the historic appearances. Our room was perfect, all baths etc upgraded with care. The idea of naming the rooms with the NH historic area touch is great. The breakfasts well prepared and served.... More 

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

Thank you for staying during the "unofficial kick off" of summer - Bike Week! Thanks also for pointing out what stood out during your visit, it keeps us in tune with what is important to our guests during their visits. We value your feedback and the time you took to write a review. Safe future travels! More 

Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have had the privilege of staying in many top notch B & B's throughout the country and I can honestly say Lynn & Brian have been the most delightful innkeepers we've come across despite the fact Brian bleeds black and yellow Penguin/Steeler blood! Breakfasts were excellent and Lynn's restaurant recommendations were perfect for our desires. An... More 

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

We value reading your comments because our adage is "treat people the way you would like to be treated" and it seems to have shown through during your visit! Yes, Brian is definitely not neutral when it comes to his sports teams, but he is a die hard :) Thanks so much for submitting a review and pointing out what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My expectations were blown out of the water by the hospitality and kindness shown by the owners Brian and Lynn. Between the complimentary drinks and the breakfast served it was all great. The room was very clean and comfortable. It felt like I was staying at someone's house and not just an inn. I can't wait to come back here... More 

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

Glad to have hosted you on your anniversary! You were such a nice, considerate and happy couple to have visit and are welcome back anytime. We will put together an ice cream/candy trail for you to taste test your way through the Lakes Region next time :) More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed over the Memorial Day weekend. We were there for a wedding in which our son was the Best Man. Lynn and Brian are terrific! The breakfast every morning are wonderful. Lynn was helpful with dinner suggestions for the one night we ate out along with spots to see. I talked Stanley Cup hockey with Brian... More 

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

It was a good kick off to the season having you and your wife stay with us. You were fun to host and have laughs with! Yes, Brian is still euphoric over the Pens win :) Thanks for taking time to write such a gracious review, we really appreciate it! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The Ballard house is the place to stay! Our first time here and Brian and Lynn are wonderful people and the inn is quaint and cozy. Breakfast was phenomenal, the view from our room was spectacular and they are helpful and friendly like family. We plan to stay next year and many years to come! 5 stars all the way!

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

Thanks so much for taking time to submit a review and for the positive comments. Glad you found us through your brother and that all of you are already booked for 2017! It is always the greatest compliment to have repeat guests and we will see you next year! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I was traveling to give a lecture in the Lakes Region of NH and I was delighted to find the accommodations that were booked were at the Ballard House Inn. Never before have a felt so welcomed! It was like stepping though time into a cozy, yet spacious home of a long lost friend. Each room of the Inn has... More 

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

It was great meeting both of you and yapping about our small businesses. You were both so much fun! It is guests like you that make us glad to be innkeepers. Hope you come back for a longer visit. I promise to cook for you with some of your awesome infused oil products :) More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Ballard House Inn

Address: 53 Parade Road, Meredith, NH 03253
Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Meredith
Price Range: $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballard House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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