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The Naswa Resort
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Laconia
Certificate of Excellence
Southwick, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

I've been a travel agent for over 30 years and have traveled the world. My husband and I stayed at the Naswa Resort June 1 - 3, 2013 because our son was competing in the Tough Mudder at Gunstock Mountain. We loved the Naswa! We stayed in the building across the street and while the rooms are nothing fancy, they are roomy and very clean. The front desk staff let me tour a couple of the cottages on the water and I loved them. The nicest feature of the cabins is they all have a large screened in porch attached. The beach was very clean - the staff was extremely friendly - the bar/restaurant on the water was fabulous! Granted this is not a Marriott or the Ritz but it's a great family resort with a great location.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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Naswa, Owner at The Naswa Resort, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
It is very pleasing to know that you have traveled the world and found the NASWA to be among the best hotels in your travels. My grandparents started the NASWA 78 years ago and my family welcomes our guests to the NASWA as we would welcome guests in our home. Tough Mudder was a fun event and the Lakes Region was very lucky to host it this year. It was certainly a tough challenge for those who competed. We look forward to seeing you again at the NASWA possibly in one of our lakeside cottages this summer?!

Cynthia Makris
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NASWA Resort
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Stayed here for a few days before Memorial Day weekend. Would have like to stay during the weekend after the Beach Bar was open for the season but we had to get back home for the Long Weekend.

We rented a 1 room cottage with 2 beds. Would have prefered 2 rooms so that my 3 year old daughter could be in one room while we could relax in the other living area, but you couldn't book that on line and I just went with the cheaper priced one I found online.

Room was sort of "kitchy" but in a good way. Bathroom was pretty small and needed some updating, but it was fine for the few days. We enjoyed sitting on the screened porch overlooking the lake having some drinks and snacks. Unfortunately it rained alot but the porch kept us dry.

Location is great, took my daughter down to the FunSpot arcade (A Weirs Beach institution) for some games and rides.

We're trying to find a time to go back this summer for a few days, so we can enjoy the beach this time.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Naswa, Owner at The Naswa Resort, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Our convenient location makes it easy to enjoy many fun things to do and places to see within the Lakes Region and White Mountains. And when you feel like relaxing, a lounge chair on our beautiful beach is the best place on Lake Winnipesaukee to read a good book or simply enjoy time with your family. Looking forward to seeing you this summer!

Cynthia Makris
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NASWA Resort
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Deerfield
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

The Naswa staff makes you feel like a guest. Parking is kind of awkward and cramped. The beach is wonderful and you can bring a boat and dock it on site which is great. You can have a drink and relax and watch all the boats go through the channel. You can also easily walk to Weirs Beach and a diner close by. The room was decent and clean and I had no issues.

Room Tip: top floor of the suites has the best water view
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Naswa, Owner at The Naswa Resort, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
Thanks for sharing your recent visit. Making our guests feel welcomed has been a family tradition for 78 years. Glad to hear you enjoyed the NazBar & Grill. Relaxing by the water, watching the boats pass by, is a fabulous way to spend the day! See you at the NASWA!

Cynthia Makris
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NASWA Resort
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Levittown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

My husband son and I just needed a room for the night on Memorial Day Weekend. We rented a room with 2 queen beds. Room was very clean. Had everything we needed for the night. The room was across the street from the lake but you could see the lake perfectly from our balcony. I wouldn't hesitate to come back here again during the summer months and stay for a few days.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Naswa, Owner at The Naswa Resort, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Thanks for taking the time to comment on your experience at the NASWA. We have shared your review with our staff, as they all work very hard to make sure each guest has a wonderful time. We look forward to having you at the NASWA this summer as a return guest.

Cynthia Makris
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NASWA Resort
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

I've been here many times and have always have had a great time but I do have to say something this time, the bar manager (tall blonde) treated her employees so poorly,delegating all work to them while she just walked around looking at her phone, felt very bad for the girls working behind the bar, and my drinks were very poorly as well . I really hope next time isn't like this cause I really enjoy coming here

  • Stayed May 2013
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Naswa, Owner at The Naswa Resort, responded to this review, May 28, 2013
Thanks for your comments regarding your experience at the NazBar & Grill. Our guest reviews help us to make improvements where needed. Memorial Day Weekend was our opening weekend and many of the bartenders and servers were training or retraining during your visit. There is always a manager on duty to provide guidance to our staff and assistance to our guests. Your comments will be reviewed and discussed with the NazBar manager in hopes to train our staff more appropriately and serve all of our guests better in the future.

Please contact us at guestcare@naswa.com directly with your further comments and concerns. Thanks for being a loyal guest. Your continued patronage is greatly appreciated. It would be our pleasure to serve you again. Please ask for me on your next visit.

Cynthia Makris
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NASWA
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Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

We rented a cabin when we stayed at the naswa! What a fun time!! Perfect for what we needed...2 bedrooms...kitchenette. The beach bar was bumping! What a great time!! Close to everything. Will def go back!!!

  • Stayed August 2012
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Charlottetown, PEI
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

I have stayed at the NASWA now twice and can't wait to return for a 3rd, and 4th, and many more. The first time I stayed there was September 2011 during the NASCAR race weekend. Everything was amazing. The latest visit was July 2012 with a friend. We enjoyed the lake so much, watching the boats drive by, laying on the loungers, sipping cool fruity drinks...relaxation at its finest. Its centrally located and an easy drive to where you want to go. The staff are amazing. Patrick & Megan at the NazBar were very approachable and kind to us on our Nascar trip.

Room Tip: No matter where you stay the lake is only a couple steps away!
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: The Naswa Resort
Address: 1086 Weirs Blvd, Laconia, NH 03246-1625
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > Laconia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Laconia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Laconia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Naswa Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Full Service Waterfront Resort w/ Hotel Rooms, Studio Suites & Cottages. Family run resort for over 75 years. Located in Paugus Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee. 1000ft of beach frontage w/ dock space and swimming areas. ... more   less 
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