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4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Wolfeboro Inn

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The Wolfeboro Inn
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Wolfeboro
Naples, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“An excellent Inn”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2011

It was a last minute thing in high season and Wolfeboro Inn had a room. It turned out to be excellent. A comfortable bed, nice sheets, fluffy towels and even a bathrobe! The reception area was pleasant and they had free morning coffee. The staff was cordial and friendly. They do have a $2 room cleaning charge--a bit odd I thought.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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chesterfield, uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2011

We came upon the Wolfboro Inn whilst travelling from Maine to Niagara. We had been told that Wolfeboro was a pleasant town aqnd pulled into the Inn just to check it out. The rooms wer enormous and very well furnished with quality fittings. The star of the show,however, was outside.
Situted on Lake Winnepesaukee the Inn had its own, private, sandy beach with marvellous views of water and mountains.
Further back towards the buildings was a large lawn with a bandstand/gazebo. We stayed on a Sunday and all afternoon there was live music and a barbeque on this area.
The staff were friendly helpful and proffesional and the stay was excellent overall.
Wolfeboro itself was typical "small town America", a delight to be in and to wander around.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Warren, NJ
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2011

Our room with a view was lovely, roomy, clean and very comfortable. Bathroom was roomy and clean and updated. Carpets and furnishings and TV were updated. I got very restful sleep on the mattress and pillows. Problem with A/C thermostat was fixed immediately - it was replaced.

Hotel staff was extremely helpful and very nice. Loved the beach area - very relaxing and the water is very clean. The tavern food for breakfast and dinner was delicious and I found that the prices were reasonable compared to home. Tavern staff were great. Parking situation was good even on nights when the Tavern and bar were full - locals like this place to eat and drink. We will definitely be back. This is our kind of hotel/inn - very relaxing.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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1 Thank djme078
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Nelson, NH
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

The common areas are beautiful and welcoming, good food, extremely good customer service! I left a comment card suggesting an additional towel rack in our room, and a couple weeks later got an email saying it had been done. Wow!

  • Stayed April 2011, travelled on business
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Clearwater, Florida
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2011

We are from Clearwater, Florida and had made a reservation for over night at “The Wolfeboro Inn” in Wolfeboro, N.H. for on our way back from touring and visiting friends. We knew the Inn had been sold and we didn’t quite know what to expect. I asked to see 2 rooms and when we returned to the desk I told the young lady that both rooms were lovely and very clean. The desk clerk was a warm and natural hostess.


We brought our things in on their luggage carrier and hurried down to see their dinner menu. It looked wonderful and they had several different dinning areas to suit one’s needs. (We happen to be seniors) We enjoyed our dinner so much. …fresh Haddock baked to perfection with delicious mashed potatoes and broccoli cooked to perfection.
Our service was attentive and warm. We had been traveling for 10 days eating and sleeping at many places from Florida to Ohio to New England and this lovely Inn felt like home to us.

Behind this Inn on their property is a beautiful “Lake Winnipesaukee” which we so enjoyed after our dinner. The Inn has a lovely large boat available to take their guests on scheduled tours. We did not take advantage of this offer this time.

Breakfast was equally wonderful. Our visit with “The Wolfeboro Inn “ was by far my husband ‘s and my most charming and delightful experience on our whole trip, and hopefully we will go back. These people really try hard to do things right and they so succeed!!!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2011

We stayed here last summer and were pretty disappointed. The place was filthy, hot and the service was so-so. It was risky but we have family in the area and there isn't anywhere else to stay that is decent, so we took a chance and tried it again. It was like a different place. The service was excellent from start to finish, and the room was clean and well-kept. The front desk typed us a nice list of activities and spas in the area and also printed out directions for us. We didn't eat in the restaurant last year because the rest of the hotel didn't give us much confidence, but this time we tried it for dinner. The menu is pretty basic, but the food was good and reasonably priced and the waitress was very friendly and quick. The only disappointment was that the boat wasn't running, because we wanted to treat our family to a ride on the Lake. Other than that we were pleasantly surprised and will definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank spiralside
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Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2011

I was surprising my boyfriend with a 2 night getaway for his birthday. I had emailed the Inn and been very specific with my questions and expectations. I was assured that the Inn was everything I was looking for.... well, it Definitely was not! The lobby and the Inn itself is very nicely decorated and has a welcoming feel, however they do quite the sell job on the website. The pictures and descriptions are very deceiving. The website says they have a private beach area for swimming, one of the main reasons I chose this place. It turned out to be a boat slip with a ferry, not just a boat, parked in it. They said you could still swim there. Where? Around the ferry? The room I booked was a King Mini-suite and was supposed to have a water view from the balcony. I paid extra to get this feature. The view was of the parking lot and if you moved to the other renters side, (it was a shared balcony) you could see a little water through the trees. When we first walked into our room, the whole place smelled like cheap plastic from the new shower curtain liner. You couldn't open any windows to air it out because the bugs would come in. Of course, there weren't any screens on the windows. We tried to make the best of it the first night and sat on our balcony to have dinner. We ended up going back inside because the Tavern at the Inn is apparantly a local hangout for anyone in town that wants to go drinking. Loud trucks were driving in and out of the parking lot (which, remember, is our view) with people yelling and swearing back and forth to each other from the Tavern deck. When we finally went to bed, the air conditioner didn't seem very cold, so we turned it up to high... or so we tried. It operated on the same low setting whether you had it on low or high. It never got cool enough in the room to be comfortable and then the air conditioner would shut itself off, only to loudly come back on later with a bang. We slept a total of about 2 1/2 hours. For the price the Inn was charging me for my "water-view mini- suite" I went downstairs and cancelled the 2nd night. Thankfully, after that, we had a great couple of days enjoying NH. As far as this Inn is concerned, the best thing we did was check out!

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
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POTUS1234, General Manager at The Wolfeboro Inn, responded to this review, 9 July 2011
Dear Sunshi,

I am truly sorry you did not have the experience you had envisioned. Knowing how important this weekend was for you we recommended that room because we typically receive very positive reviews due to its location and large deck. Our Rooms Division Manager personally inspected the room which lead to the decision to replace your shower curtain liner which has that "new car" like smell. We did so with the best of intentions I assure you. Admittedly, the Winnipesaukee Belle was docked, uncharacteristcally at our dock which I admit consumed more open lakefront than usual. It was in that weekend for repairs and I am pleased to say it is operational and primarily at the town docks now.

Sunshi, thank you very much for your honest and helpful feedback. It is always helpful when guests share ways we can improve our hotel and very much appreciate your candid review. We will certainly take all of your comments into consideration

Warm Regards,

Hotel Management
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Additional Information about The Wolfeboro Inn

Property: The Wolfeboro Inn
Address: 90 North Main Street, P.O. Box 1270, Wolfeboro, NH 03894
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Wolfeboro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Wolfeboro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Wolfeboro Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Inn was renovated in 2009 and has 44 guestrooms with an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary furnishings. Rooms are identified with the variety of views we offer from the lake, to gardens, limited partial views of downtown or surrounding neighborhood. Each room has 32" flat screen TVs, complimentary wireless internet access, Sealy plush mattress top bedding as well as upgraded amenities including cotton bathrobes, slippers, ironing boards/irons and Gilchrist & Soames bath amenities. Some rooms have work desks, and some include baclonies or petite balconies. The property has striking and relaxing common areas with a large stone fire place in the lobby, and picturesque landscaped grounds that lead to a small private beach add to your enjoyment. Wolfe's Tavern, an authentic New England pub, is one of Wolfeboro's most popular restaurants to spend an informal afternoon or evening. Enjoy traditional New England cuisine with a contemporary flair, and choose from our famous beer list featuring over one hundred domestic and imported beers. The Tavern has three fireplaced rooms, two bars, and a seasonal outdoor patio. Open every day, year-round for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Wolfeboro, the jewel of Lake Winnipesaukee, offers year-round activities, including golf, tennis, swimming, mountain biking, boating, New Hampshire attractions, shopping, museums, and of course beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. Winter brings cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, downhill skiing is only thirty minutes away, skating or ice fishing on the Bay. Sit by our fireplace enjoy a book or games take a leisurely stroll in the village. ... more   less 
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