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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I have had the opportunity to stay at the Dowds' Country Inn a few times now, and each time I have had a great experience. The rooms are clean and tidy, the inn itself is beautiful, the garden and lawns outside are well maintained, and all of the staff were very friendly and accommodating to our food requests. Breakfast was...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope you choose to stay with us the next time you are in the area.

Vermont
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I've stayed at Dowd's on a few occasions and have always found the staff very friendly and helpful. The rooms are well-kept, and breakfast is consistently delicious. I also appreciate the fact that this is a family-owned and run business, and that it can well accommodate everyone from the solitary traveler to a large wedding party. I would highly recommend...

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Vermont
Reviewed 6 July 2015

A short jaunt from historic Hanover village, Dowd’s Country Inn of Lyme NH offers its guests quintessential accommodations within the best of New England traditions. One step inside its welcoming foyer, the rich yet comforting ambience sets the tone for a home away from home. It’s easy to see why Dowd’s Inn is adored by guests near and far. For...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We hope you join us again the next time you find yourself in the Upper Valley.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. We loved the breakfast and the fact that we could get away from all of life's hassles In this charming New England town. Each of the rooms is unique and you will find free WiFi and Tea and scones when you arrive.

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope you join us again the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 2 July 2015

We came in the middle of the day in the early summer. My friend never hiking more than a day hike, came for a 14 day venture. during our 5th day stopped at goose pond rd., while Scott was speed hiking to break the current record, we met his crew. While we ran into the town of lyme, NH we...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay!

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Emerson room. Road side it was not noisy in the least considering it's on a state road. David greeted my husband and I when we entered. Awesome sense of humor, warmth, and a familiar comfort! Tamy Dowd is the owner and she did a smashing job making us feel at home. They were worried we might...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We apologize for the windows in your room not staying open, we have taken measures to insure that is not a problem again. We hope you join us again in the future.

Oceanside, New York
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Our family has been spending our New Hampshire stays in the Dowds' Country Inn for many, many years. The service is always top notch and Tami and her staff treat everyone as if they are family. We can't think of a better place to chill out and spend a cozy weekend in New Hampshire or even a longer stay. The...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We enjoy hosting your family each and every time. We look forward to you joining us again in the future.

Reviewed 30 March 2015

My wife and I loved our clean, quiet, and charming stay at Dowds' Country Inn. The staff was wonderful, the room was peaceful, and the food was absolutely wonderful. I would go back just for the breakfast! We spent much of our time lounging in front of the woodstove. I am looking forward to our next visit.

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us! We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you come back to enjoy scones by the wood stove again this Winter.

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Overall, this is a very good place. You have to appreciate materials and furnishings 200-250 years old, I.e., stairways, flooring, step-up access to bathroom, etc. We did like the overall experience. Breakfast is gourmet quality, cheerfully served. We would return again, because the area is absolutely gorgeous in the autumn, including the beautiful Dowd gardens.

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed your Upper Valley experience and hope you visit the Hanover area again sometime in the future.

North Hampton, New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 June 2014

My family has enjoyed Tami Dowd's hospitality for four years, while our son attended Dartmouth. He just graduated (6/2014) and we hosted family and friends at the inn for the weekend, where we also hosted a graduation luncheon. The inn has certainly felt like a "home away from home" over the years and we have loved staying there. But this...

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Thank you for your kind review. It has been a pleasure to host your family for years, and we look forward seeing you again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Dowds' Country Inn

Address: 9 Main St, P.O. Box 58, Lyme, NH 03768-3500
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Lyme
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Country Inn Lyme
Lyme Country Inn
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