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“Nice little getaway in New Hampshire!”

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Channel Waterfront Cottages
Hamden, Connecticut
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Nice little getaway in New Hampshire!”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Found this nice little compound in Weirs Beach that offers a nice cottage and well kept grounds to relax on. Great location to watch the boats go by in the channel heading onto the big lake, They offer a nice hangout area with fireplace and tiki bar with grills if you need to cook some dinner. The cottages are all pretty standard. We had a 2 bedroom cottage, #12 with bunkbeds in one room and a queen sized bed in the other. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook a nice dinner and eat out on our deck. For $99 a night you could not beat the offerings that this property gave you. It was early in the season though so I assume it will be more expensive as you get into peak times over the summer. A couple of suggestions about the cottages.... perhaps adding a light over the sink to see better and maybe a fan for better ventilation. We opened the window so it wasn't a big deal. Also, to increase the living space maybe some re-working of the cottage where you eliminate the screened in porch and extend the cottage out for more space. It seems the outdoor patio is more than ample so why not increase the cottage size. (Just the Mike Holmes in me talking here). Overall this is a nice little find and worth a visit.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

The best spot on the lake. You need to see it for yourself. It's called the Island at Channel Cottages, great location on the channel.
All cottages are very clean and a great vacation for a family and friends !
Stayed April 27th 2013

Mark Andrews
Warwick RI

  • Stayed April 2013
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South Deerfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

Channel Waterfront Cottages are located in a great spot. Perfect place to visit with children or as a couple. The cottages are located on the channel of Lake Winnapesaukee which is by far the most beautiful lake to visit. The cottages are very clean and the owners are wonderful and make you feel right at home. You will really enjoy your stay there.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
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Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

What a wonderful place to stay. Our host was the most accommodating, the cabins were spotless and updated with every ammenity. We were within walking distance of Weirs Beach and all the attractions there as well as awesome restaruants and night life. Would definitely recommend Channel Cottages to anyone.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

I have been going to the beautiful lakes region for over 33 years. We have a family home in Alton Bay on the opposite end of the lake. I have been lucky enough to spend every summer at the lake. We have always cruised by Channel Cottages on the boat and saw the pristine grounds and the awesome party island with people having a good time. We had a lot of family from overseas staying at our home so I got the opportunity to stay and check out the cottages this summer. We loved it... the cottages are in a great location in Weirs Beach and they are super clean inside and out. I absolutely felt right at home here! They have a beautiful beach area and the water is crystal clear. The island is a perfect hang out to relax and watch all the boat activity. The owners Jose, Stacy and their two girls are the nicest people and the make you feel very comfortable... We stayed there several weekends this summer and had an absolute blast! The fact that it was dog friendly was a huge bonus for us. We suggested it to some of our friends and the loved it as well. You will not be dissaponted if you stay here. We will definitely be returning to stay again. - A.F

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

We were lucky enought to stay at the Channel Waterfront Cottages for nearly two weeks this August. What a delightful place! The owners, staff and owners children are joy! We were on the Lake during a time when my husband filled in at the Lakes Region Hospital. The Hospital put us up in the Marriott. Once checked in, we felt that the Mariott was too sterile and institutional and moved to the Channel Cottages. From the quaint neon sign greeting you to the sweet little cottages everything was perfect! We loved the island and private beach! Fires at night and watching boats putter by. Thank you Jose et all for wonderful time!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Dover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Going to Channel Cottages was an excellent adventure. Not only was it everything we had hoped for, but it was also very close to every attraction Weirs Beach has to offer! The rooms were comfortable, people were super friendly, and the cottage was very clean! We look forward to coming back next summer! Jose and his family (the owners), were very warming, friendly, and willing to help us with everything! Thanks again for a great Labor day weekend!

Katie and Jess

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Channel Waterfront Cottages
Address: 1192 Weirs Blvd, P.O. Box 5106, Weirs Beach, Laconia, NH 03246-1626
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > Laconia > Weirs Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Specialty Lodging in Weirs Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Channel Waterfront Cottages 3*
Number of rooms: 15
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
15 UNIQUE WATERFRONT COTTAGES. We have 1, 2, & 3 QUEEN bedroom cottages, most with fully-equipped kitchens. All have A/C and Free Wi~Fi! Private sandy beach w/20 chaise chairs. Island w/tiki bar, fireplace. WEBER GAS GRILLS for you use w/plenty tables & chairs. Docks available. Pets welcome. Perfect location for business meetings, weddings & family reunions. In between PAUGUS BAY & LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE! Walking distance to Weirs Beach, restaurants, bars, arcades, batting cages, water bumperboats, rock climbing wall, waterslide, arcades, shopping, scenic train rides & Mt. Washington Cruise Ship. ... more   less 
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