This was the first B&B I ever stayed in (back in 1996) and since then I've lodged in several others, both in the White Mountains and the Adirondacks. The Farm is the standard to which I hold all the others--and very few even come close.
What makes this bed and breakfast awesome, aside from the cozy rooms, the nice views from several points in the house, the great breakfasts, Heidi the weimaraner, the stables and the location off of the main drag of Rt. 16, are the innkeepers, Rick and Charlene Davis. Their knowledge of the valley, their many small and large kindnesses, their sumptuous breakfasts and the way they make every guest feel special truly sets them apart, whether it's your first or 37th stay at the Farm by the River.
I stayed in Jodion's Room this time (as I often do), but over the years I have inhabited every one of their upstairs rooms, including one that doesn't exist anymore (Erma's got turned into a larger suite). Several have jacuzzi's and fireplaces. This is a great place to unwind and relax, ride horses if that's your pleasure, or use as a base camp for outdoor adventures (hiking, climbing, biking, skiing, etc.) depending on the season. The town of North Conway is close enough to be convenient for shopping and dining, but far enough away so the Farm avoids the hustle and bustle--and often, bumper-to-bumper traffic (especially in the summer).
I can't say enough about this place--it's why I keep coming back again and again! (And again!)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Take a horseback ride or a private carriage or sleigh ride for 2-4 - right outside your door from this charming inn with 9 units. All rooms or family suites have private baths, TVs, A/C, free Wi-Fi. Both the inn and the public stables are open yr-round. We are located off the beaten path -just 2 miles from North Conway Ctr and on 70 scenic acres along the Saco river and have 17 resident horses frolicking in the pastures! Complimentary snowshoeing, private sleigh or carriage rides for two; group sleigh or wagon, and pony rides are also available. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast with views of the gardens and the mountains. Some rooms: 2-person jacuzzis and/or fireplaces. A deluxe 4 bedroom cottage-Alpine Moose Cottage is also available. We are a family-friendly inn, offering a variety of packages: Ride & Stay, snowmobiling, tubing and skiing. We have a dog friendly room and cottage. Also on site: gardens, river swimming & fly-fishing. Close to Echo Lake State Park, Diana's Bath. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Farm By The River Bed And Breakfast With Stables Hotel North Conway
- Farm By The River b&b With Stables