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Purity Spring Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Tamworth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
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“The best family reunion spot ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We had a family reunion here with 70 people. The Hoyt Family and staff were absolutely wonderful! The food was excellent. The lodging was clean and comfortable. The amenities were great! We kayaked, canoed, played at the beach on the climbing wall in the lake and water-skiied! The indoor poor and outside tennis courts were included as well as the ready-to-light bonfire. They set up game rooms with puzzles and ping-pong tables and the DVD player to watch family movies. If something could be perfect, that stay was. People came from all over the country and as far away as Japan. Although the resort is situated in the beautiful White Mountains with hundreds of shopping, food and attractions for all ages, you don't have to leave the resort for anything if you don't want to. Everything was included in our stay (except if we had alcohol with our dinner). They pull no punches. I think winter skiing may be an extra charge, but other than that, your vacation will be an all inclusive wonderful, memorable time! We stayed in the King Pine Lodge and it accomodated everyone, but there are lots of choices on their 75 acres.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

From the moment we checked in with a very enthusiastic staff, to the delightful breakfast in our inn - this was definitely a great place to stay. The rooms are not fancy, but very comfortable and the rooms in the main inn are convenient for meals. We enjoyed our breakfast the next morning. Our Travelzoo deal allowed us to order anything off the menu. Our room was across the road from the lake and wished we had more time to explore it and the audubon land that is adjacent to it. The hot tub/pool closes early (8:00 p.m.) and were a bit disappointed, but otherwise, this is a perfect place to stay as a couple and/or family. We also enjoyed one of the best meals in nearby Snowvillage Inn (the cedar plank salmon is to die for!)

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

In a world of ultra standardized resorts finding the Purity Spring Resort was a great surprise. Tucked in the hills between the Lakes region and the White Mountains the great chalets of the resort are cozy, comfortable, green and so integrated to nature that we could feel in a shack. The pond where we can freely practice water sports activities is great some of the pictures I took there could be easily be perceived as post cards. Moreover the service was so kind that I did feel at home. Not to mention the tennis courts, pools, etc, etc that I couldn't even have the time to experience. Can't barely wait do come back to New England and preferably to this charming hotel!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Wakefield, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Our first stay at Purity Spring Resort, though we have been in the area many times and have skied at King Pine. Booked a one night anniversary stay, and it was the perfect place for a relaxing getaway. We stayed In a room in the main building (above the office). Room had older furniture, but was quaint, very clean, and very comfortable. Were greeted with a "happy anniversary" at the pub, and a round of drinks on the house. Dinner in the pub was very good. Limited but varied menu. Breakfast was included in our reservation, whatever we wanted off the menu, plus cereal, muffins, yogurt also available. The staff in every area - front desk, pool, gift shop, restaurants were friendly and so helpful. All seemed to genuinely enjoy working there. When we were leaving, we noticed one of our tires was low, front office staff sent us up to a maintenance area where a few guys were waiting for us. Checked all 4 tires, put air in and got us on our way! The grounds were beautiful, decorated for fall. Only negative was lack of cellphone service in the area--no fault of the resort. Would highly recommend Purity Spring Resort.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank jjdWakefield_MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This summer was our 6th stay with Purity Springs! Our family group is composed of myself, my daughter, son-inlaw and 2 grandkids, this year 10 & 12. We have rented several of the condos but our favorite is Island view, which is lake side and a short walk on the path from the rest of the facilities. The lake is beautiful, the opportunity to kayak or canoe, fish, swim climb the famous Iceberg on the lake, the different walking trails, heated swimming, opportunity to get massages provide everything needed for a relaxing yet active vacation. The kids love to use the swimming pool every evening. When the grandkids were younger we were able to utilize their free babysitting services a few days a week.

The staff is very accomodating and helpful. The lake is very clean and clear, there are many activities and amenities in the area for kids of all ages. and many beautiful natural places. Every year we discover a new place to explore or new paths to hike. Even shopping and the extensive Conway outlets is 20' away!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Enjoyed a few days with my daughter and her family, who live in N.H. We loved the area. Canoeing on the placid bog pond was perfect with a toddler on board. I got to see wild cranberries and carnivorous pitcher plants, (Don't get those in the Midwest).
The 2 bedroom cottage we stayed in was perfect for us.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My family and I spent a week here in August.
Like anytime you book online at an unfamiliar place, we hoped for the best.
From the moment we arrived, Heather at the front desk was a pleasure.
Our room, a 2 bedroom suite at the INN, was recently redone and the bathroom was immaculate. (An otherwise deal breaker for my wife.)
Tom Hoyt and his staff were outstanding in everyway.
From kayaking to fishing, swimming to waterskiing , and from the Lobster Cookout to the Incredible Buffet, this place delivers an outstanding value for families.
It’s no surprise why families return year after year.
So if you're looking for a true family vacation where there are plenty of activities for the kids, this is it.
Tip: Sign up for the Saco River Trip…….. Capt Jack, Tammy, MaryBeth and Patrick will deliver a very memorable experience.

-Carl on the Cape

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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Property: Purity Spring Resort
Address: 1251 Eaton Rd, Madison, NH 03849-4316
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Madison
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Madison
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Purity Spring Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 74
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Celebrating over 100 years of hospitality and outdoor recreation, family-owned Purity Spring Resort has long catered to families, groups and guests looking for traditional country lodging in a setting of forests, lakes and mountains. The resort property surrounds pristine Purity Lake, which offers unblemished shorelines, sandy beaches, bogs and heaths, and is adjacent to a NH Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary. In addition to an indoor pool and fitness center, guests can enjoy kayaking, waterskiing, hiking and biking during the warmer months plus alpine/xc skiing, snowshoeing, snowtubing, skating and sleigh rides during the winter season. ... more   less 
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