For a truly relaxing retreat you should stay at
one of Lake Sunapee’s charming
bed & breakfast inns.
Calling ahead for reservations is recommended.
Nestled in the Lake Sunapee region, there are a variety of innkeepers who are passionate about their guests and the services they offer at their bed and breakfasts.
These charming escapes provide guests with a mouth-watering country breakfast, a cozy New England atmosphere, and the simple delight of sitting on porches and absorbing the beauty of New Hampshire.
There are multiple places that allow guests the opportunity to explore and have fun such as: shops, restaurants, Mount Sunapee Ski Resort, and The Adventure Park at Mount Sunapee. Local residents and travelers will create long lasting memories and leave satisfied with their one-of-a-kind experience.
Check out the list below to book your stay at a local bed and breakfast.
Rosewood Country Inn Bed and Breakfast
The Rosewood Country Inn is a Victorian style home overlooking 12 acres of stunning grounds in Bradford, New Hampshire. Built in 1850, the Rosewood Country Inn was voted the most romantic B&B/Country Inn in America in Arrington’s Bed and Breakfast Journal. Pamela Lanier called it, “One of New Hampshire’s eight most romantic inns,” by Chronicle Books and Inn of the Year (2002).
The 11 suite inn allows guests to get re-acquainted with nature, featuring a wraparound porch where guests can appreciate the gardens, pond, waterfall, and gazebo. The nearby trails allow snowmobilers, skiers, and hikers a peaceful outing. In the evening, guests can retreat to their luxurious bathroom for a bath in the whirlpool tub.
The rooms feature antique furniture decorated in tasteful and romantic charm. Some of the rooms include canopy beds, whirlpool tubs, and fireplaces. Even though you may never want to leave the room, make sure you don’t miss the gourmet breakfast.
The outstanding reviews on Trip Advisor demonstrates how the innkeeper, Lesley, has not only passion in the kitchen but true talent. By the end of the stay, every guest is sure to have a satisfied tummy and an experience full of tranquility.
Price Range: $149-$289
Innkeepers: Lesley and Dick
Sunapee View Bed and Breakfast
If you are looking for a getaway that still has that “homey” feel, Sunapee View Bed and Breakfast represents just that. The inn was once a farmhouse and since then has come a long way with its charming renovations.
The rooms are painted in soothing colors of yellow and blue tones that allow the natural sunlight from each private balcony to cast a welcoming glow over the rooms. Yet, it is the gorgeous views of the mountains and grounds that make this inn such a gem.
Each room has a private bathroom that offers either a jet shower or tub, some rooms include both. Wonderful amenities are offered such as bubble bath and bath salts.
The innkeepers, Linda and George, have emphasized the simple pleasures in life for their guests. Aligning the porch is a beautiful stone wall that allow guests to enjoy the gardens, apple orchard, pond, and waterfall from a distance. Keep in mind that these lovely gardens are not just for show.
Berries and fruit are picked from the gardens for breakfast, along with fresh eggs from the friendly chickens roaming the grounds. An elegant breakfast is served every day with homemade breads and muffins.
Several guests have remarked on Trip Advisor how “amazing” and “delicious” the gingerbread pancakes are. Every afternoon a cracker and cheese plate is offered and at the end of the day homemade cookies. Guests will definitely not go hungry during their stay. Innkeepers: Linda and George West
Price Range: $165-$185
Innkeepers: Linda and George West
Maple Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast Country Inn
New London, NH
Maple Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast Country Inn is in the heart of Lake Sunapee, with a rich history. The farmhouse is over 175 years old and once was a summer boarding house for visitors. Before that, it was a fully functioning farm with dairy cows that produced and sold an assortment of goods including: butter, maple syrup, and sugar.
Today, Maple Hill has a variety of friendly animals residing on the farm and frequent guests at their New England Farmhouse. There are 10 guest rooms and a three bedroom lake house with enticing views of the lake. The inn welcomes large parties of 10 or more and can host gatherings such as: wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, business conferences, and family reunions.
Many guests on Trip Advisor say staying at Maple Hill Inn is like visiting their grandmother’s – with antique furnishings that date back to the 1800’s, homemade quilts, and a wood fire stove, guests are able to enjoy themselves in a cozy atmosphere that takes them back in time. The two common rooms are stocked with books, games, and a T.V. so people can mingle and have fun.
Outside is a six person hot tub where guests can relax under the stars. In the morning, a homemade country breakfast is offered to each guest with fresh eggs from the chickens just outside the door. The great hospitality and gracious innkeepers make this charming inn a great family experience where fond memories are created.
Price Range: $90-$135
Innkeepers: Roberta and Denis
Website Link: MapleHillFarm.com
Blue Goose Inn Bed and Breakfast
Built around 1904, the light blue shutters, rocking chairs, and wrap around porch give the Blue Goose Inn an inviting and warm country feel. The beautiful three and half acre grounds create a sense of peacefulness that allow guests to get in relaxation mode.
Decorated in crisp country colors of blue and brown shades, the four guestrooms include a private bath and queen sized bed. After a long day of winter activities, guests can retire to the parlor and sit around the fireplace. In the morning, guests can eat their New England breakfast in the enclosed sunroom or the dining room where the morning light greets the guests through skylights.
Blue Goose Inn is a convenient location for guests to experience an array of fun activities. The entrance to Mount Sunapee Resort and Adventure Park is less than 750 feet away. The Lake Sunapee State Beach is also close by.
In the winter, the nearby trails are great for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Once the cold subsides, the trails are nice for hiking and biking. No matter what season guests decide to visit, the Blue Goose Inn provides their guests with the simple comforts of home. Trip Advisor Reviews
Price Range: $130-$195
Innkeepers: Margaret and Ron
Website Link: BlueGooseInnNH.com
Twin Doors Bed and Breakfast
Twin Doors Bed and Breakfast is a cape style farmhouse built in the 1900’s. The inn was originally built as a duplex with matching doors, thus the name: “Twin Doors” Bed and Breakfast. In 2005, the innkeepers began renovating the farmhouse adding modern touches throughout, and in 2007, the renovations were completed.
The inn offers four guestrooms decorated in a charming New England theme with a cozy cottage feel to it. Each room features a private bathroom with either a Jacuzzi tub/shower or full shower. A diverse selection of games, DVDs, magazines, and recreational equipment are available to guests for their entertainment needs.
Guests have access to the foyer, dining room, library, and living room, where they can unwind and enjoy the beautiful landscape outside. According to guest reviews on Trip Advisor, it is the amazing amenities and small details that make this inn so great. From the luxurious bathrobes, to the chocolates placed on pillows, and the delicious country breakfast in the morning, all the guests agree the service is top notch.
The passionate innkeepers, Rosemary and Hess, go above and beyond to make the stay at Twin Doors Bed and Breakfast a comfortable getaway worth visiting.
Price Range: $129-$165
Innkeepers: Rosemary and Hess
Website Link: TwinDoors.com
The 1806 Inn at Mount Sunapee
Karen and Bill Carruth owned a bookstore for seven years before they opened The 1806 Inn at Mount Sunapee Bed and Breakfast. The inn maintains an antique charm with modern comforts, while incorporating their passion for books. The library has a diverse selection of antique books, available for guests to enjoy. Even the four bedrooms have a theme – books of course! Each bedroom is named after an English author and has a private bathroom.
There are a variety of activities for guests to explore near the inn including the Mount Sunapee Ski Resort, The Adventure Park at Mount Sunapee, and the Sunapee State Beach. The inn is also in walking distance from restaurants, shops, and a world class spa. When guests return to the inn after a fun day of exploring, a selection of afternoon snacks can be enjoyed while relaxing in the dining room, great room, and library.
Whether guests decide to sit around the fire and play a game of checkers or check out the beautiful gardens outside, the innkeepers have made sure their guests feel right at home. According to guest reviews on Trip Advisor, Karen and Bill’s personable, warm, and inviting nature is what makes The 1806 Inn such a wonderful bed and breakfast to stay in.
Price Range: $110-$150
Innkeepers: Karen and Bill
Website Link: 1806inn.com