We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Silver Fountain Inn

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Silver Fountain Inn
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

184 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 176: English reviews
Bonnyville, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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,...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tina F
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 4 weeks ago

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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank FiJohn
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...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank hagmass
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!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank cynthiabc1224
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.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank DinoMs
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...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank StarWeez
Hooksett, New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a great place to stay with friends, family or couples. There were 15 of us for our ladies weekend. The Inn is just lovely and the owners Pam and Jim are tremendous. Each room is beautiful and distinctive. Delicious breakfasts and teas!

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Robin V
silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you ladies here and seeing you have such a good time with each other! I need to start my own ladies weekend:)

Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The rooms are decorated in keeping with the Victorian style of the house and feel cozy and gracious. The laid back innkeepers spend as much or as little time talking as you want. The breakfast is very good and you get a choice of eggs or pancakes. There is a restaurant that serves high tea until 3:00 p.m. in the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank BetsyRider
silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

It is our pleasure and we have enjoyed your visits each time! We look forward to the next.

New Hampshire
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My friends and I celebrated a birthday at this beautiful Victorian Inn with a delicious High Tea. We were warmly greeted and provided with a history of this beautiful home by Kelly, who also served us our meal. Everything was delicious. A quaint, unique way to celebrate.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kathy R
silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for celebrating your special day with us and we love sharing the history of this home!

Rochester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My friends and I had a delightful lunch and tea last week. Everything was delicious and the tea room was so quaint. After our meal, Pam, the owner, allowed us to visit the Inn's beautifully decorated rooms. We will be back.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sha-Sha47
silverfountaininn, Owner at Silver Fountain Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we enjoyed your group and we look forward to your next visit with us, the next couple months menus are now out!

92 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (76)
Viewed
Room/Suite (18)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Dining (7)
Viewed
Other (35)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (16)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (6)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Dover
3.2 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Dover
3.4 km away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dover
3.7 km away
Hampton Inn Dover
Hampton Inn Dover
#1 of 5 in Dover
385 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.6 km away
Comfort Inn & Suites Dover
16.3 km away
The Hotel Portsmouth
The Hotel Portsmouth
#2 of 17 in Portsmouth
411 reviews
15.9 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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: $176 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Silver Fountain Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Agoda, Travelocity and Odigeo so you can book your Silver Fountain Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Silver Fountain Inn staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Silver Fountain Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Long staircases so try for a first floor room if you don't like to climb stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles DinoMs, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“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.
 of 5 bubbles StarWeez, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Top floor doesn't have much wifi, but is peaceful and secluded, so we liked it!”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler999473829999, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are walk-ups, not all have bathtubs so ask if that is important to you. Children strongly discouraged.”
 of 5 bubbles milesh506, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved the first floor with easy in and out.”
  • Rose petals are on the Menu!
 of 5 bubbles Lexibelle, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay