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Easthampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The room was excellent and incredibly clean. The breakfasts were great in terms of setting, food (amazing) and congeniality. The 24/7 access to snacks was unusually generous and the fresh baked goods were an added bonus. The location is great and accessible to everything in the area. And if you need information on anything, Brian and Lynn will let you...

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and the time you took to submit a review. Treat people the way you want to be treated is our mantra! Thanks so much for staying with us.

Warwick, Rhode Island
Reviewed 28 July 2016

the inn was great Brian &Lynn are wonderful hosts very accomadating iceRooms very nice and comfortable. Breakfast was very good and the host serve food that can satisfy everyone. Great service !!! Views are fantastic.

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate you staying with us again -- repeaters are our greatest compliment! Also thank you for submitting such a kind review, we truly appreciate it. Come back anytime!

Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful BnB with gracious hosts, comfy beds, delicious breakfast, and a gorgeous view. The hosts are more than happy to help with everything. I traveled with my mother, but it would be ideal for couples. Highly recommended :) :) :) :) :) :)

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit such a complimentary review! You and your family were all so nice, it was our pleasure hosting you. Walking into the dining room seeing you all seated facing the backyard watching the wicked thunderstorm made my day! Hopefully you will have another family get together and visit us again!

Londonderry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Our stay was perfect! The Ballard House Inn is absolutely beautiful and the rooms were comfortable, clean and have wonderful views of the lake and countryside. The proprietors Lynn and Brian were nice, friendly and made us feel very relaxed and at home. Food was incredible as well!!! Highly recommend a stay here. We will always stay here for future...

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the kind words. We always enjoy hosting fellow New Hampshire-ites! We would welcome seeing you again on your next visit. Take care!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

When I travel, I find B&Bs are a great way to meet interesting people, get local knowledge, and enjoy sleeping in classic colonial homes. This is easily the best B&B I have ever been to. The owners Lynn and Brian make this place worth the experience. From the moment I arrived they were outside greeting me and my girlfriend, taking...

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for submitting such a detailed review! It is beneficial for us, and future guests, to see what stood out during your visit. I say it a lot, but we treat people the way we would like to be treated! So glad you enjoyed your stay, safe future travels.

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My many previous reviews say it all..we just love it here and will always return. Our annual Bike Week trip would not be the same without our Brian (Bob), Lynn and of course, Newton the dog. Thank you once again for being such gracious and wonderful hosts! oxox Mike, Sue and Dave

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

It is welcoming back friends when you visit! Bike Week would not be the same without you, Dave and George. Thank you once again for the kind words, we know they come from the heart!

Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This was, I believe, our fourth or fifth stay at the Ballard House, so that says a lot! There are so many things to do in this area; and Lynn and Brian know them all and excel at directions, reservations--just everything. The rooms are spotless, the view from the porch breathtaking, and the breakfasts delicious. Who can't appreciate complimentary soda,...

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We truly enjoy your visits, it is like welcoming family back! You are both so genuinely kind, it is our pleasure to host you. Thank you for submitting such a complimentary review. Look forward to visit six, seven, eight, etc!

Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Above and beyond - Lynn and Brian were so gracious, helpful and delightful during our recent stay. The Inn has been restored to a beautiful quality keeping the historic appearances. Our room was perfect, all baths etc upgraded with care. The idea of naming the rooms with the NH historic area touch is great. The breakfasts well prepared and served....

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying during the "unofficial kick off" of summer - Bike Week! Thanks also for pointing out what stood out during your visit, it keeps us in tune with what is important to our guests during their visits. We value your feedback and the time you took to write a review. Safe future travels!

Plymouth, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 June 2016

My wife and I have had the privilege of staying in many top notch B & B's throughout the country and I can honestly say Lynn & Brian have been the most delightful innkeepers we've come across despite the fact Brian bleeds black and yellow Penguin/Steeler blood! Breakfasts were excellent and Lynn's restaurant recommendations were perfect for our desires. An...

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

We value reading your comments because our adage is "treat people the way you would like to be treated" and it seems to have shown through during your visit! Yes, Brian is definitely not neutral when it comes to his sports teams, but he is a die hard :) Thanks so much for submitting a review and pointing out what...

Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My expectations were blown out of the water by the hospitality and kindness shown by the owners Brian and Lynn. Between the complimentary drinks and the breakfast served it was all great. The room was very clean and comfortable. It felt like I was staying at someone's house and not just an inn. I can't wait to come back here...

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ballardhouse, Owner at Ballard House Inn, responded to this review

Glad to have hosted you on your anniversary! You were such a nice, considerate and happy couple to have visit and are welcome back anytime. We will put together an ice cream/candy trail for you to taste test your way through the Lakes Region next time :)

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whatever your reason may be for staying in Meredith, NH, The Ballard House Inn offers a serene and picturesque backdrop for your home away from home. We are just minutes from Lake Winnipesaukee, downtown Meredith,and centrally located in the heart of the beautiful Lakes Region. The Inn is also bordered by 178 acres of town owned recreational land consisting of beautiful hiking trails, walking paths, small ponds, and plenty of wildlife. Our guests often mention the setting at the Inn is so private and serene yet close to so many fabulous restaurants and shops of the Lakes Region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ballard House Inn

Address: 53 Parade Rd, Meredith, NH 03253-5400
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Meredith
Price Range: $185 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ballard House Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Pay extra for a lake view of you are staying more than 1 night.”
 of 5 bubbles LynnePeak, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Second floor in back of the house gave us a beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles 811dianae, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were wonderful, some were a little bigger, but all had private baths”
 of 5 bubbles H1532PJmikec, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“ask for quieter rooms facing rear of residence”
 of 5 bubbles kKelly94, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Inn has single rooms as well as 2 room suites. When staying longer than a night, we would recommend a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles DonCap300, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
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