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Horse and Hound Inn

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Horse & Hound. Stacey, the innkeeper, was extremely polite and attentive and the inn was charming and filled with thoughtful details like complementary brandy, roaring fires, and a lovely sitting room filled with jazzy music. We were 5 minutes from Cannon Mountain for our ski weekend, but we both would...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four words: you must stay here! My boyfriend and I stayed here for a night--which wasn't nearly long enough--and we did not want to leave! We were welcomed by an adorable pup, Katy, and Stacy. He gave us a tour of the Inn, which has an absolutely beautiful library with coffee, tea, games and plenty of reading materials. We then...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Horse and Hound last weekend for a short weekend getaway and what an amazing experience. We were immediately greeted by their little dog Katie and were showed around the inn and taken to our room. What a beautiful place. While the inn is old they have done a wonderful job with the upkeep....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed at Horse & Hound on a trip up to Cannon Mountain for some skiing and had the greatest experience! The hosts were helpful and friendly, giving us ski tips and other advice. We chose to dine at the inn as well, and the food was delicious. Atmosphere at the inn is very cozy with multiple...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The Horse & Hound only gets better with time! Back again for a winter getaway after 2 years, the hospitality, accommodations, dining, and quintessential New England small inn atmosphere continues to be without rival. Unsurpassed quality makes the Horse & Hound one of our favorite homes away from home!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I wanted to spend New Year's eve in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. We chose the Horse and Hound Inn based on the great reviews that we read on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed! The Inn is absolutely lovely. It is elegant in a refined 1940's mountain chic style. The library is beautiful, filled with antiques,...

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Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Just had a marvelous three night stay at this cozy bed and breakfast. Everything about this place shouts relaxation. From the moment Katie( the resident 12 yr old hound) greets you at the front door you know you're in for a treat. The staff couldn't be nicer or more helpful. Warm and cozy with great food and ambiance to spare....

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Reviewed 31 December 2016

My family and I stayed at the Inn for a post Xmas ski vacation. It was our first time visiting and we loved it! The inn is quintessential New England. It is just the right size with lovely gathering areas, cozy tavern and a great intimate restaurant. The entire Inn was spotless with great attention to detail. Our every need...

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Beautifully restored inn done in a simple, elegant style. The innkeepers were welcoming and the food was delicious. The library is a nice place to relax and browse through their large collection of magazines which included Backpacker, National Geographic and many travel magazines. An area of the library also included maps of the area and all the ingredients to make...

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We spent two nights here in mid-October. We were made to feel welcome the moment we stepped in the front door. The study was a wonderful gathering place in the evening. The tavern was a great place to get a pre-dinner drink. And the dining room had freshly prepared carrots from the garden, potatoes, and fall-off-the bone chicken, tender duck,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE RETURN OF A CLASSIC. The Horse and Hound, located in the rugged White Mountains of New Hampshire, first opened in 1946 as a tasteful inn, tavern and restaurant. With three fireplaces and knotty pine paneling throughout, the inn welcomed everyone from Hollywood stars to local outdoor enthusiasts and quickly established a reputation for great food, elegant lodging and warm hospitality. Now celebrating its 65th anniversary, the Horse and Hound was closed from December 2010 through June 2011 while undergoing a comprehensive restoration to its classic lodge style. Now completed, the cheerful tavern, gracious dining room, elegant lobby, handsome library/lounge, and nine restful guest rooms once again invite you to unwind and relax after an active day in the Great Outdoors. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to welcoming you back. FOOD, SPORT & STEWARDSHIP OF THE GREAT OUTDOORS. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horse and Hound Inn

Address: 205 Wells Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-5148
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
Price Range: $156 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Horse And Hound Hotel Franconia
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“Stayed in Room 6 - beautiful view. The heat didn't work too great but they provided an electric heater which worked out just fine.”
 of 5 bubbles heathercZ698MF, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms directly over the dining and bar area pick up the sounds when busy. The rooms over the library may be quieter during dinner hours.”
 of 5 bubbles k00lhandluke, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No bad rooms in this place”
 of 5 bubbles _nertfitzy7, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 9 which faced the back overlooking the patio and vegetable garden. Quiet and serene!”
 of 5 bubbles PaBarbone, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room looked out at the back lawn Recommend ... you could hear conversations but that was fun”
 of 5 bubbles MWJW, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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