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Ballard House Inn
Ranked #1 of 6 Meredith B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 14, 2010

We spent two days stimulating the lakes region economy facilitated by spending a night at the Ballard House Inn. Everything we read on line about Don, Michelle and the inn in general was absolutely true; clean quiiet, bright and very pleasant. We would highly recommend the Inn for couples.

Karen and Fred Parsells
Keene, N.H.

  • Stayed: November 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 30, 2010

We stayed here for five nights while driving around New England viewing the fall colours. Don & Michelle were the perfect hosts, they went well above and beyond the call of duty! They served lovely breakfasts each day, provided delicious homemade cookies, gave absolutely superb recommendations about places to visit and eat out, and were even kind enough to help out when we couldn't get a local taxi. We don't usually stay in B & Bs, but they created such a lovely atmosphere that we plan to do so much more often. As well as providing all of the above they have free tea and coffee, wine and bottles of soft drinks that you can help yourself to.

The view from the porch is beautiful. The rooms are clean and freshy decorated, and done so in a way that was sympathetic to the 18th century building. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept in.

We have very high standards, but could literally find nothing to fault about our stay. Really wonderful and we left feeling recharged and positive.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 28, 2010

I usually dont like B & B but this is a good one. Great serice and Michelle and Don were very helpfula and accomodating. They referred us to Canoe restaurant which was amazing. Breakfast was always delicious and the rooms were exceptionaly clean. Out teenager felt comfortable there and my husband and I did too. We will definitely come back. Great porch to relax in and beautiful view of nature.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled with family
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Reviewed October 28, 2010

Great place to stay ! The innkeepers Michelle and Don were very friendly and made you feel right at home . The inn was immaculate, quaint and comfortable. The back views were beautiful and so picturesque ! The homemade breakfasts were bountiful and a great way to mingle with the other guests. I would recommend this to all my friends !

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 25, 2010

We had a great experience at the Ballard House Inn. Michelle was beyond helpful and the room was very nice, clean and comfy. The view out the back of the inn is stunning and the breakfast was delicious.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 20, 2010

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at this quaint little B&B. Very clean property. Don and Michelle have done a great job with this. The breakfast was delicious and the view from the back porch was awesome.

If we are back in the area we will definitely stay here and recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing Bed and Breakfast experience.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 18, 2010

Don and Michelle are naturals as hosts, welcoming us with open arms. They have done a marvelous job of restoring this home while incorporating all the modern conveniences. Anyone thinking of visiting this area should seriously consider staying here.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ballard House Inn

Address: 53 Parade Rd, Meredith, NH 03253-5400
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Meredith
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Meredith
Price Range: $139 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballard House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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 
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