New Hampshire

3 Charming Bed and Breakfasts in North Conway

by Oliver Stallwood  |  Published May 30, 2024

Surrounded by mountains and lush forests, North Conway is a gateway to the great outdoors – it has some great bed and breakfasts too.

Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise (Photo:

If you are looking for adventure, North Conway, New Hampshire, has it in abundance. North Conway has a backdrop of more than 700,000 acres of protected White Mountain National Forest, with outdoor activities all year around. There is golf, skiing, hiking, fishing, canoeing and camping (to name but a few) so outdoorsy types will be in their element – no wonder North Conway was named among the Top 10 Best Small Towns in America for Adventure by readers of USA Today. The North Conway area also has many great restaurants and bars, as well as small, locally-owned shops and larger brand-name stores.

Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise

Buttonwood Inn is a friendly and homely bed and breakfast located 2.7km from Cranmore Mountain Resort, a great spot for skiing and downhill mountain biking. The rooms have everything you need, including a TV, DVD player, and free WiFi and are finished in a pretty, period style. The breakfast is home cooked and highly rated too. One added bonus of Buttonwood Inn is the seasonal, heated swimming pool and a hot tub. If you are looking for great facilities in a quiet, relaxed location, Buttonwood Inn is perfect. From € 179.

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Spruce Moose Lodge

Spruce Moose Lodge (Photo:

The jovially titled Spruce Moose Lodge is an authentic vintage bed and breakfast located in the White Mountains with a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. The accommodation is just two minutes’ drive from skiing at the Cranmore Mountain Resort and every morning there is a hearty country breakfast served. Free Wi-Fi is available and all rooms have views of the garden and air conditioning. There is also an en suite bathroom and a hairdryer is available upon request. A nice touch is the common kitchen where you can make yourself tea or coffee and store food in a refrigerator. From € 119.

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Merrill Farm Inn

Found in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains and surrounded by thick forests and granite mountain peaks, this bed and breakfast is in a prime location. The rooms have a rustic, country charm and are well kitted out, plus there is an outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre onsite. For anyone wanting to explore the great outdoors, Merrill Farm Inn and Resort is close to a whole range of activities, including scenic hiking paths, ski-trails and wildlife tours. To get the energy levels up before a whole day of activities Merrill Farm Inn serves up a large homemade breakfast at the Barn Dining Room too. From € 179.

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