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Address: Colebrook, NH 03576
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This place is temporarily closed due to renovation.

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Gorgeous Old Resort in a Stunningly Beautiful Setting

We stopped at the Balsams venue on our way through Dixville Notch. Apparently it closed some years ago as business declined; there was also a fire that significantly damaged part... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Patricia S
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped at the Balsams venue on our way through Dixville Notch. Apparently it closed some years ago as business declined; there was also a fire that significantly damaged part of of the main building at the resort. The day we were there an open house was being held for potential investors interested in renovating and rebuilding the venue. The... More 

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After looking at the plans that Les Otten has purposes I feel he is just another country club guy that wants a playground for his rich friends or worse to make a Disney resort from something so historic and beautiful

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Ashford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This facility was rated as a very fine place for generations. It has a long history, but is being renovated. You only can have a view from a distance.

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Thank Sue L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

The old Zbalsam hotel across street can't get near it, pretty run down, sad 50 years ago it was the place. The wilderness area nice worth a visit. Just a drive through Dixville Notch to Errol worth it.

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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We wanted too go there but they were renovating the place. we were a little disappointed but stayed in Bethel instead.

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

We always visit the Balsams when we travel to Colebrook in New Hampshire and usually pick up a T shirt or other souvenir when we stay, but were quite surprised that it is closed until further notice. It is under new ownership and being completely renovated. The lake and surrounding area there is truly gorgeous!

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Intervale, NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2012

Stayed here many times over the years and it is like being on a docked cruise ship, two golf courses, outdoor pool, ski area, lake with boats, hiking trails, movie theater, ballroom and lounge with entertainment, and wonderful food. I went to the auction on 5/12 and it was sad to see all the things being auctioned off including some... More 

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