For nearly ten years now my wife and I have stayed at the Hancock Inn on an annual basis due the relaxing and quaint environment it has always provided. The previous owner, Robert Short, provided the utmost in hospitality. The current innkeepers, Jarvis & Marcia Coffin, have since continued to maintain that caring and hospitality without missing a New England style beat! Add in the scenic and friendly charm of the Hancock residents with their annual "Old Home Day" event in August and you have a slice of a time gone by in these rushed times. The improvements to the inn and the property have been impressive and wonderful in such a short period of time! See you in 2015.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hancock Inn is a historic property in Hancock, New Hampshire. Built in 1789, it is New Hampshire's oldest continuously operating inn. The inn has 14 rooms for overnight accommodations that are exceptionally well-appointed with period antiques and inclusive of modern amenities, such as in-room chargers, waffle-weave spa robes, flat screen televisions with built-in DVD and wifi throughout the building. Many rooms have gas or electric fireplaces. There are numerous common areas around the inn for the enjoyment of our guests, upstairs and down. The two sitting rooms on the first floor, one with with a Rumford fireplace, are hallmarks of the inn's warmth and hospitality, separating it from the usual of being away, making it feel closer to home. Outside, the inn's 1.5 acres of gardens and field (which includes a professionally maintained croquet pitch in the summer) connect visitors to the Monandock region's preserved landscape and scenery. In the winter, join countless avid snowshoers and cross country skiers and, other times, experience the lakes, rivers and trails that crisscross our corner of the world. The inn's fine dining restaurant, The Fox Tavern, is open seven nights a week. The farm-to-table menu features New England favorites relying on locally raised beef, pork and poultry, plus cheese, fruits and vegetables from area growers, including vegetables from our own gardens. The Tavern's reknowned, cooked-to-order breakfast is served complimentary to house guests. Come to the Hancock Inn and learn why it has been characterized as "the near perfect expression of the New England village inn." ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hancock Hotel Hancock
- Hancock Inn New Hampshire