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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here in January for afternoon tea with six others and then stayed the night with my sister in the Eleanor room. Such a fantastic experience! Everyone was incredibly friendly through the whole process-- reservations, dining, the cocoa and cookies delivery before bed. Food was great throughout. Obviously a labor of love running this B and B. Would love...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I took a drive over to the Silver Fountain Inn for high tea, and it was really lovely. The Inn itself is very pretty, and decorated in a classic and elegant fashion. We were seated in a fireplaced room with comfortable, well-upholstered chairs, and the table settings were very pleasing to the eye. The scones and clotted...

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Dover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I wanted to take a vacation, but we didn't have time to go far. The Silver Fountain Inn was a place we've driven past many times. The beautiful house and grounds always intrigued us, so we decided to give it a whirl for our getaway, romantic weekend. We could not have been more pleased. As beautiful as...

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and we thoroughly enjoyed you being here both for your stay and the Murder Mystery! We look forward to seeing you "around town" as well and we loved that you found such solace just a couple miles away:)

Dover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Since the last review, I’ve eaten here several times. On one exceptionally memorable stop on a frigidly cold day last winter, I had a hearty soup that warmed me up and really fortified me against the cold. On the most-recent visit, I brought a friend who goes to Florida for the winter. She wanted to have lunch in the Tea...

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

It was so nice to see you two again and glad we were a stop before Florida (although I am a little jealous). Our aim is to keep the all our foods and service high for that wonderful experience that people will want to come back for time and time again:) See you soon!

Bonnyville, Canada
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We stayed in the Silver Fountain in for just one night while passing through. The character and history behind this home is amazing and worth the visit. Our room was on the third floor, so make sure you can do stairs if you decide to stay here. Room was tastefully done and reflected the age and time of the building,...

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review, much appreciated! We enjoyed meeting you and hope to see you again some day.

Dawlish, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Stayed for 2 nights on our New England tour.A beautifully furnished and decorated old home , although a little ornate for our taste. Dining room wouldn't have disgraced "Downton Abbey"', where Pam serves "English style" afternoon tea to non-residents and an excellent breakfast to residents. Our bedroom was on the top floor and had a very high bed, almost needed...

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for the "Downton Abbey" comparison! We enjoyed our short time with you and hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and are back home safely:)

Weymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 October 2016

6 of us had lunch here on Saturday. The food was delicious, apple & cheese Panini was my favorite. The scone with Devonshire cream & lemon curd was to die for. There are so many flavors of tea to choose from I will definitely have to go back. The best part of the experience was our server, Kelly. She was...

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your tea experience here and Kelly is a gem - I will certainly make sure she sees this review! We look forward to your next visit.

Center Barnstead, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Friends and I had a great lunch and afternoon tea at Silver Fountain. Great atmosphere, great food and a really great waitress named Kelly, who made us feel very comfortable and added to our fun. She was awesome!

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, Kelly will be very happy to see another positive one! We look forward to your next visit with us.

Culver City, CA
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our room was exactly as pictured: comfortable, lovely and restful. The breakfast choices were varied and delicious. Everything was immaculate but the best part was the warmth, friendliness and helpfulness of the owners, Pam and Jim, and staff (Kelly was great). It's a pleasant, short walk to the center of town. We would definitely return and recommend it.

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silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5-star review, we enjoyed your company as well and hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip!! Hopefully your travel plans will bring you back some day:)

NH
Reviewed 30 September 2016

It is very difficult for us to write this review. We stayed here over seven years ago, when the Inn was under different management, and had a good experience. So when our favorite hotel in Dover was fully booked, we chose to stay here. The current innkeepers are two of the nicest and most conscientious we have ever encountered. They...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Victorian Bed and Breakfast, 8 beautiful rooms all with private bath, Wifi, mini-refrigerator, robes and other amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silver Fountain Inn

Address: 103 Silver St, Dover, NH 03820-3923
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Dover
Price Range: $173 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Silver Fountain Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Long staircases so try for a first floor room if you don't like to climb stairs.”
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“Avoid the Duchess”
  • Appearances can be deceiving ... pretty, but lumpy bed
  • Window faces a busy street, bathroom behind the door. Move the chaise to get to either.
StarWeez, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor doesn't have much wifi, but is peaceful and secluded, so we liked it!”
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“Rooms are walk-ups, not all have bathtubs so ask if that is important to you. Children strongly discouraged.”
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