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“Fantastic family resort in North Conway” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Fox Ridge Resort
Ranked #12 of 24 Hotels in North Conway
Certificate of Excellence
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
5 reviews
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“Fantastic family resort in North Conway”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2014

We've stayed at several places in North Conway (hotels, motels, condos, etc), and had been planning at least one more visit back to Storyland before the season was over - and suddenly saw a groupon for the Fox Ridge Resort that was too good to pass up.

I nervously pulled into the resort, hoping it would be a nice place to celebrate our birthday weekend (my mother, myself and my daughter all have birthdays the same weekend!)
We were all very pleasantly surprised! Nothing over-the-top fancy, but a lot of great pluses. Two pools, free little mini golf course, resort activities all day long like yoga, popsicles at the pool for kids, etc. For an additional fee you can get tickets to an indoor water park at the affiliated Red Jacket just a couple blocks away. Big rooms, with a fridge inside the room, and a very helpful room layout (the bathroom had the tub/shower and loo, but the sink and some towels, etc were outside the bathroom, making it easier for us to get ready quickly in the morning with kids, or wind down at night.) A nice little patio is also attached to the room, with a door at the back of the room opening up to a lovely view of the mountains and the outdoor pool in the distance. Also, I didn't realize that there was a free breakfast buffet - and it was much bigger and nicer than in other area places we have stayed, with a large seating area. The place isn't super modern, but well designed with attentive staff and a fantastic location.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Barb M
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, September 6, 2014
What a nice review, Thank you. The two pools, mini golf, kids activities kept everyone busy. Your right the relaxing patio with Mountain Views is the way to go. We look forward to seeing you some time soon.
Chuck and the Fox Ridge Team
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2014

My family stayed in one of your rooms with queen beds. We have a 2 year old and a 13 year old. Needless to say it is difficult to find a place that pleases them both but here it did. The staff was wonderful and helpful. Would definitely recommend and go back on our next trip to the area.

  • Stayed August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, September 6, 2014
We are happy that you choose us and that everyone was happy with the choice. The views from the top of the hill here are amazing. We look forward to your return visit.
Chuck and the Fox Ridge Team
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Abington, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014

We recently stayed here for 2 nights and had a less than enjoyable stay. At check-in I asked what the $10 per night resort fee covered. One thing mentioned was the use of the Kahuna Laguna water park at their sister hotel. We arrived at the water park to find that there is an additional fee. When I spoke to the manager about the fact that this information was not given, he told me that it is listed on the website. The rooms were neat but very outdated and we heard a child crying incessantly, throughout the wall the first night. When we returned to our room the first evening, the bed was partially made, pillows on the table and the window was left wide open.( Not a great idea with a first floor room with no in room safe). The manager said he would let housekeeping staff know when I brought this to his attention. North Conway is a beautiful area but there are definitely better options for an equal price.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Patti M
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, September 6, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We appreciate your comments. We hope you enjoyed the rest of this beautiful summer.
Chuck Randall
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Palm Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have been staying at Fox Ridge since the weekend it opened, on summer vacations and ski vacations we have found it clean and the folks are typical New England "great folks" very close to everything in North Conway and the Northern Kingdom..As I said it's mid 70s very little has been done but the food is great and not expensive at all..

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Robert T
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, August 28, 2014
Loved to hear that you were here on opening weekend. Where does time go? Glad you had a nice stay. Nice recommendation to get the Mountain View rooms they are some of the best views in the Mount Washington Valley. Look forward to your return visit.
Thank you,
Chuck and the Fox Ridge Team
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Harvard, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014

Reserved the Family Alcove room online for 4 adults/1 teenager. Upon arrival, discovered the 2-twin bed alcove was too tight for our teenager & adult (perfect for small children, but not really suitable for our "big" kids who like their space), so we returned to front desk to request a room change. Lillian at the front desk was gracious and more than accommodating. She found an available loft room, but it wasn't yet ready for occupancy. As we gathered our luggage and prepared to wait, Lillian called us and told us that she could upgrade us to a mountain view suite immediately (no wait). This room was perfect - much more than we expected, with plenty of space. Two queen beds, 2 twin beds in an upstairs loft, and an extra attached kitchen area with a pull-out sofabed. Lillian went above and beyond to make sure we were happy and comfortable, and we were very grateful. All the staff here are fantastic. Very friendly, very pleasant, hard working and efficient. Hotel is clean and grounds are beautiful. Didn't use the indoor pool, but enjoyed the mini-golf and the outdoor pool with the afternoon poolside popsicles. Teenager took the free shuttle bus to the Kahuna Laguna waterpark at the sister hotel down the street, and loved it. He even talked Mom (me) into joining him one day, enticing me with the fact that there is a 25-person jacuzzi in the waterpark! Great place for the adults to hang out while the kids enjoy the waterslides. Breakfast buffet was a highlight - good variety of items, something for everyone. Very busy and noisy, but buffet attendants were fabulous - constantly moving to keep tables clean and guests happy. Dawn in particular took great care of us every morning - she is a gem! We actually remembered her from a previous stay. She greeted us every morning and made sure we were well taken care of. The staff here is the primary reason we return to Fox RIdge every time we visit North Conway.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Jayne R
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, August 28, 2014
Thank you so much for a wonderful review. You are spot on when you say Lillian and the front desk team are very friendly, very pleasant hard working and efficient. Great to hear that you enjoyed the Water Park. And you're right Dawn is a gem this is her fourth year with us and we love her. Hope you enjoy these last few days of summer.
Chuck and the Fox Ridge Team
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

My family and I went to this resort for a few days to celebrate the 4th of July. We all liked the resort. While I agree with some of the other reviewers in that it could use some updating, it was totally clean. The grounds were also beautiful. The buffet breakfast was basic but we are there every morning of our stay and we all agreed it was good-bacon, sausage, eggs, pan cakes, etc. We would stay there again!!

Stayed July 2014
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, August 24, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It's hard to believe that summer is almost over. Please think about coming up for the Beautiful fall foliage colors and possibly the Fryeburg Fair. Look forward to your next visit.
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2014

Excellent staff, Beautifully landscaped, 2 pools, Frisbee golf (nice touch), mini golf, fire pit, free breakfast (busy with lots of kids but plenty of food).
Free wi fi.
Room was large but loft had a really low ceiling. Clean but need updating. Beds comfortable and the room was quiet even with so many kids in the hotel. Good location.

  • Stayed August 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nancy C
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FoxRidgeNorthConway, Manager at Fox Ridge Resort, responded to this review, August 21, 2014
Thank you so much for all the kind words. Our Frisbee golf has been a huge hit with families and couples alike, the views are the best in the valley. Great to hear the staff was excellent and that you use the pools and amenities. Please enjoy the rest of this beautiful summer.
Chuck and the Fox Ridge Team
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Property: Fox Ridge Resort
Address: 1979 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-7102
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Conway > North Conway
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in North Conway
#12 Family Hotel in North Conway
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fox Ridge Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 136
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On 35 scenic acres overlooking the Moat Mountains, Puddin' Pond, and Green Hill Nature Conservancy, Fox Ridge boasts 136 spacious guest rooms with either two queen beds or a king. Families will enjoy the extra-roomy loft and alcove rooms, and couples the peaceful mountain view rooms with a king sized bed. Most rooms open onto a patio or balcony and provide spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. A complimentary hot buffet breakfast is served daily. Poolside luncheon and family cookouts are offered in summer season. On-property amenities include large indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, whirlpool spa, tennis, miniature golf, hiking trails, playground, and supervised children's program in July and August. Fox Ridge offers a panoramic and private mountain setting, yet is convenient to attractions including Story Land, the Conway Scenic Railroad, and tax-free outlet shopping. And, guests of Fox Ridge have use of Kahuna Laguna, the 40,000 square foot indoor water park located at the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort (one-half mile away). Kahuna Laguna features four 300 foot slides, giant wave pool, water activity tower with 150 gallon tipping bucket, kiddies center, 25 person spa, and game arcade. Please inquire about our Kahuna Laguna packages. Open from mid May through late October. ... more   less 
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