Copyright
Duncan Hines.

Lodging for a night online

. (page 20 of 33)
Online LibraryDuncan HinesLodging for a night → online text (page 20 of 33)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


quently, before gayly starting off, it might be a good idea to
check up, which you can easily do by consulting the nearest
tourist bureau or writing the Executive Secretary, White Moun-
tains Region, Warren, N. H.



ANDOVER, N. H. Pop. 1,031. (Socony G-7) 11 Mi. W. of Franklin.
11 Guest House: The Knoll. Open June 1 to Oct. 15. Since 1937, Mrs.
Wheeler has had her home open to guests. Now, many return yearly. 15
guests. No rms. WB. Bkfst. E. 2NB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

BARNSTEAD, N. H. Pop. 791. (Socony H-7) 20 ML N.E. of Concord.
28 Summer Cottages: Santos. Open Apr. to Nov. 3 white cottages, small
and neat. All WB. Fireplaces. No meals. E. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

201



NEW HAMPSHIRE



.



BARTLETT, N. H. Pop. 1,119. (Socony F-4) 17 ML N.W. of Conway.
302 Southern entrance to Crawford Notch.

Inn: The Inn Unique. An old granite mansion at Notchland, in the Notch.
Swimming pool, golf. E. 2WB $6.00. FPark.

BETHLEHEM, N. H. Pop. 900. (Socony G-4) 20 Mi. S.E. of St. Johns-
bury.

302 Center of White Mountain hotel life. There are many large summer hotels
here which you will have no difficulty in finding.

Guest House & Cottages: Lovejoy's Inn. l 1 /^ Mi. E. of city. Open
May to Nov. Restricted clientele. A main bldg. with 10 cottages, houses 65
guests nicely. Many rms. WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark.
Pets P.

Guest House : Westf all Cottage. Main St. May 1 to Nov. 30. Restricted
clientele. Large likable New England home. 5 rms., 10 guests. Mod A. 2NB
$7.00. FPark. Pets P.

BRETTON WOOD, N. H. (Socony H-4) 8 ML S.W. of Twin Mountain.
302 -Practically at "the Notch." Fabyan, with its hotels, a mile away.

Hotel: The Mount Washington. Open July 3 to Oct. 1. Restricted clien-
tele. In all of these hotels, practically the whole first floor is given to public
rms. The veranda space is enormous. 300 rms., 200 WB. A. 2WB $16.00
up. FPark. Gar. 75c. Pets P.






BRISTOL, N. H. Pop. 1,610. (Socony G-6) 30 ML N.W. of Concord.
3 A & 104 Guest House: Pikes-by-the-Lake. Open June to Sept. Restricted
clientele. This started as a small farmhouse, but like many New Hampshire
places has expanded greatly. 19 rms. in main house and cottages. ModA.
2NB $5.00. FPark. No pets.

Cottages: Bungalo Village. On Newfound Lake. 2Mj Mi. N. Restricted
clientele. Very simple. Recreation camp. 38 cottages, many kitchenette
many WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

CAMPTON, N. H. Pop. 1,184. (Socony G-6) 10 ML N. of Plymouth.
3 It is most misleading to give the population of these New Hampshire towi
for during the summer, they are swelled many times.

Summer Cottages: Kendoncroft. Open June to Oct. Restricted cli<
tele. On the Pemigewasset River. 10 rustic cottages, all kitchenettes. Several
fireplaces. No electric lights. 4 WB. Complete and comfortable but simple
Meals nearby. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.



iple.
inia.



CENTER HARBOR, N. H. Pop. 382. (Socony G-6) 17 ML N.E. of Lacoi
j!5 Summer resort at head of Lake Winnipesaukee.

Hotel: Garnet Inn. Open May 1 to Oct 15. Restricted clientele. For

more than 30 yrs. the Bennett family has successfully operated this inn.

Comfortable, homelike. 80 guests, some rms. WB. A. For 2, $9.00-14.00.
FPark. No pets.

CHICHESTER, N. H. Pop. 567. (Socony H-7) 10 ML N.E. of Concord.
4 & 202 Guest House: The Hitching Post. Mr. and Mrs. Hutchinson
your hosts in this dignified colonial farmhouse. 4 rms. Modern plumbii
E. 2NB $2.00. Also ModA. FPark.

202



NEW HAMPSHIRE

COLEBROOK, N. H. Pop. 1,937. (Socony G-3) 40 ML N. of Lancaster.
3 A beautiful town on the Connecticut River.

Hotel: Colebrook House. Small, typical hotel for 50 guests. You sit on
the porch and "watch the Fords go by." A. 2NB $7.00. FPark. Gar. 50c.
Pets P.

Hotel: Monadnock. Open June 10 to Oct. 15. Restricted clientele. A
New Hampshire resort hotel nicely taking care of 100 guests. Many rms.
WB. ModA. 2NB $7.00. 2WB $8.00 up. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Fairview Farm. 5 Mi. E. of Hwy. 26. Open July to Nov.
Up where the breezes blow. Quiet New England farmhouse. 9 guests. E.
2NB $2.00. ModA. 2NB $4.50. FPark. Pets P.

Guest House: Polly's Place. S. Main St. Open June 10 to Oct. 15.
Restricted clientele. Oldest house in town. Modernized by Miss Phillips
who has done a grand job but not too much so. 14 rms., many WB. E.
For 2, $3.00 up. Also ModA. FPark.

CONCORD, N. H. Pop. 25,500. (Socony G-8) 21 ML N. of Manchester.
< 202 State capital. Old home of Mary Baker Eddy.

Hotel: Eagle. I'll admit a partiality for these old hotels when well-oper-
ated, as this one is. The Eagle was rebuilt in 1930, but retains that "some-
thing" hard to describe. 100 rms., 55 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $3.50. 2WB
$5.00. Gar. 50c.

CONWAY, N. H. Pop. 3,500. (Socony H-5) 60 ML N. of Rochester.

> When you reach here, you are at the edge of the White Mountain region,
and the next half-hour or so is going to take you directly to its heart. The
"Conways" abound in camps, hotels, and guest houses.

Cottages: Birch Hill Cabins. Open April 1 to Oct. 12. These are simple,
clean, and nicely furnished. Any reasonable person will be comfortable anc
is likely to sleep better than with the taxis blasting away all night. 20 guests.
E. 2NB $2.50. Also ModA. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Swanweir. M Mi. S. Open May 30 to Oct. 15. Similar in
many ways to the above. 25 guests. E. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

CRAWFORD NOTCH, N. H. Alt. 2,000'. (Socony H-5) 32 ML N.W. of
Conway.

302 Hotel: Crawford House. Open June 22 to Oct. 3. Restricted clientele.
One of the oldest, dating back to 1859, and most pleasant resort hotels in the
state. Something going on every minute. 175 rms., mostly WB. A. 2NB
$12.00. 2WB $14.00 up. Also ModA. FPark. Gar. $1.00. Small dogs P.

DOVER, N. H. Pop. 18,700. (Socony J-7) 70 ML N. of Boston.
4 The oldest settlement in New Hampshire, settled in 1623.

Hotel: American House. On Franklin Square. Recently refurnished

and redecorated, making it a pleasant place to stop for the night. Interesting

Colonial entrance. 50 rms., many WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $4.00.
Gar. 50c. Pets P.

Guest House: Linwood Lodge. Out where you smell the ocean at Dover
Point. 10 rms. in 2 cottages, 4 baths. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. Also ModA.
FPark.

203



NEW HAMPSHIRE

EXETER, N. H. Pop. 5,000. (Socony ]-8) 45 Mi. N. of Boston
101 Home of Phillips Exeter Academy.

Inn: Exeter. Owned and operated by the Academy. Only 7 yrs. old. Fine
Colonial bldg., as it should be in towns like these. Furnished in dignified New
England manner with delightful public rms. 49 rms., 41 WB. E. 2WB
$5.00. Also ModA. Gar. 50c.

FRANCONIA, N. H. Pop. 539. (Socony G-5) 25 Mi. S. of Lancaster.
18 & 1 1 7 Hotel: Forest Hills. 3 Mi. N. of Old Man of the Mountains. Opei
July to Sept. Restricted clientele. Operated by Norman Pancoast. A fin
resort hotel with everything done in the best manner possible. 120 rms.
many WB. A. 2NB $14.00. 2WB $16.00. FPark. Gar. $1.00. Pets P.

Inn: Caramat Terrace. *4 Mi. W. Restricted clientele. Summer am
winter sports. 150-year-old farmhouse that just "growed" into this pleasan
inn. Old floors, hand-hewn beams, open fires, go to make up the solid com
fort of this place. 20 guests. A. 2NB $10.00. 2WB $12.00. Also ModA
FGar. Pets P.

Inn: Iron Mine. Open June 1 to Oct. 15. Restricted clientele. A smal
welcoming inn of 25 rms., 5 WB. A. For 2, $8.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

Inn & Guest Houses: Lovett's. 2 Mi. N. Restricted clientele. Th
atmosphere of a country home without its daily responsibilities. Beautiful! 1
furnished. 26 guests. A. For 2, $12.00 up. FPark. Small dogs P.

Inn: McKenzie's. Restricted clientele. Built in 1934, replacing Spoone
Farm. Beautifully furnished in typically New England manner. Summer
and winter vacationing. 45 rms., 35 WB. A. 2NB $11.00. 2WB $13j
FPark. Gar. 50c. Small dogs P.

Inn: Peckett's on Sugar Hill. Now open all year. Restricted clientel
Little need be said about this inn for it is world famous. 60 rms., mostly WB.
About as fine as they come. A. 2WB $18.00 up. ModA. $15.00. FPar
Gar. $1.00.

Cottages: English Camp. Friends have told me that the 54 cottages h(
are most attractive. They have 2 bedrms., twin beds, WB and living
for $8.00 for a party of 4. Otherwise I have no further information.

FRANKLIN, N. H. Pop. 6,576. (Socony G-7) 16 Mi. N. of Concord.
3 Typical small New England industrial city.

Guest House: The Gateway Inn. 220 S. Main St. Typical New Hamp-
shire home where in all probability you will be comfortable. 42 guests. E.
2NB $2.00. FPark. No pets.

Cottages: Log Cabin. Open May 26 to Oct. 15. Restricted clientele.
9 log cabins in the woods. Not elaborate but with modern comforts, fireplaces
and twin beds. All WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.50-$5.00. FPark. Pets P.

GLEN, N. H. (Socony H-5) 11 Mi. N. of Conway.

302 Guest House: Glenwood. Operated by two young Dartmouth men, who.
with the help of their wives, besides making a little money, are having a
grand time. If you wish a stiff, formal atmosphere this is not for you. A
few rms. available. E. For 2, $4.00. Also ModA. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Saco River Cabins. Open May 20 to Oct. 20. 7 cottages, all
WB. Extremely simple and plain, but clean. E. 2WB $2.00. Also ModA.
FPark. Pets P.



204






NEW HAMPSHIRE

GORHAM, N. H. Pop. 2,763. (Socony H-4) 6 Mi. S. of Berlin.

2 Hotel: Glen House. At Pinkham Notch 8 Mi. S. Restricted clientele.
Nothing marvelous maybe, but comfortable and satisfactory. 26 rms. in main
bldg. and cottages. 5 WB. A. 2NB $8.00. 2WB $11.00. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Brae Burn Cabins. Open May 1 to Oct. 15. Again, we have
simple cabins the architecture of which seems to be typical of New Hampshire.
Comfortable within. Clean. 16 cottages, all WB. Meals. E. 2WB $3.00.
FPark. Pets P.

HANOVER, N. H. Pop. 3,250. (Socony E-6) 5 ML N. of White River
junction.
10- Charming college town, the home of Dartmouth.

Inn: Hanover. Restricted clientele. Atmosphere that of a fine country
home. Restful, quiet and dignified. 85 rms., mostly WB. E. 2WB $8.00.
A. 2WB $15.00. FPark. Gar. 50c.

Guest House: Green Lantern Inn. 80 S. Main St. Appointments of
the best. Real New England comfort. 36 guests. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00.
2WB $4.00. FPark. Pets P.

HENNIKER, N. H. Pop. 1,266. (Socony F-8) 17 Mi. W. of Concord.
202 "The only Henniker on earth."

Inn: Henniker. Open May to Nov. Restricted clientele. A small place
but excellent. 35 rms., 10 WB, 6 WT. E. 2WB $5.00. A. For 2, $9.00-
$12.00. Also ModA. FPark. Pets P.

HOLDERNESS, N. H. Pop. 644. (Socony G-6) 20 Mi. N. of Laconia.
3 On Squam Lake.

Hotel: Asquam. 1 Mi. N. Open June 15 to Sept. 4. Restricted clientele.
Once more, we have one of those high-class typical resort hotels, well-run and
satisfactory. 75 rms., many WB. A. For 2, $10.00414.00. FPark. Pets P.

Summer Cottages: Little Holland, Perkins Squam Lake. Open May
to Nov. Two fine groups of cottages on the shore of the lake. When I was
a boy and went to camps such as these, I was mighty happy to squat at the
lakeside and wash my face, maybe once a day. You, my friends, roll up in your
cars and get nice cabins with running water, electric lights, lavatories and all
"sech truck." Here are two groups of cottages, 14 in each, many with such
nonsense as connecting baths, fireplaces, kitchenettes. Swimming, boating,
fishing. Reservations necessary. Prices from 2NB $2.00 to 2WB $5.00.

HOPKINTON, N. H. Pop. 1,485. (Socony G-8) 8 Mi. W. of Concord.

202 Guest House & Cottages: Horseshoe Tavern. Open Apr. 1 to Nov. 1.
12 guests in new tavern and 50 in cottages. First-rate accommodations. Fish-
ing, golfing, etc. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

INTERVALE, N. H. (Socony H-5) 8 Mi. N. of Comvay.

302 One of the finest views in the whole White Mountain region is from the
center of this village.

Guest House: Sunnyacre. Open June 1 to Oct. 1, and Dec. 20 to Mar. 30.
Restricted clientele. 11 pleasant rms. None WB. A. For 2, $7.00-$8.00.
FPark. Pets P.

205






NEW HAMPSHIRE

JACKSON, N. H. Pop. 755. (Socony H-5) 20 Mi. S. of Gorham.
16 Twenty mountain peaks within a radius of ten miles.

Hotel: Eagle Mountain House. On Carter Notch Rd. Open June 15 to
Oct. 15 and Feb. 9 to Mar. 6. Restricted clientele. Old New England resort
hotels such as this, built before space was economized, are delightful when
well-managed as this one is. 110 rms., 75 WB. A. 2NB $8.00 up. 2WB
$9.00 up. Also ModA. FPark. Gar. 50c. Small dogs P.

Hotel: Jackson Falls. Open June 15 to Oct. 15. Restricted clientele.
Another old resort hotel, having been going for some 80 yrs. 40 rms., 9 WB.
A. 2NB $9.00. 2WB $10.00. ModA. $2.00 less. FPark. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

JAFFREY, N. H. Pop. 2,485. (Socony F-9) 13 Mi. N. of Winchendon.

202 Guest House: Miss Larkin's Cottage. Open June 15 to Jan. 1. Re-
stricted clientele. 10 guests will find this a pleasant place to stop and one
which they will probably later revisit. E. 2NB $3.00. FPark. No pets.

KEENE, N. H. Pop. 13,794. (Socony E-8) 86 Mi. N.JT. of Boston.

9 & 101 Guest House: Elm Tree Farm Inn. 3 Mi. W. Starting in a smal
way in 1916, Mrs. Kerbaugh has so pleased us travelers that now she has ac
commodations for 18 guests. E. 2NB $2.00 up. Also A. FPark. Pets P.

LACONIA, N. H. Pop. 12,475. (Socony G-7) 100 Mi. N. of Boston.
3 World's Championship Sled Dog Derby in Feb. each year.

Hotel: Laconia Tavern. 667 Main St. This happens to be more modern
than the usual New Hampshire hotels. 125 guests. 75 rms., 35 WB. Steam
heat. Meals. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. Gar. 75c. No pets.

Guest House: Stoddard Lodge. 8 Mi. N.E. on Rt. 11. Overlooks Lake
Winnipesaukee. One of those pleasant New England farmhouses at which it
is delightful to stop. 12 rms. A. 2NB $6.00. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Oliver's Cabins. 3 Mi. N. Open Apr. 15 to Nov. 15. Mr.
Oliver keeps these simple cottages immaculate. 40 guests, 14 cottages. No
meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

LANCASTER, N. H. Pop. 2,863. (Socony G-4) 26 ML N.JT. of Gorham.
2 & 3 Inn & Cottages: Mary Elizabeth. % Mi. S. Open May 1 to Nov. 1.
Restricted clientele. Pleasant big house with spacious porches and 11 log
cabins. Rms. in main house have such elegancies as twin beds, fireplaces.
Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $4.00. FPark.

Guest House: Morse's Lodge. Open May 28 to Nov. 1. Restricted clien-
tele. Here is a fine, old farmhouse taking mighty good care of 25 guests.
All rms. CB. A good place to break your trip. A. For 2, $6.00-$8.00. FPark.
Pets P.

LYME, N. H. Pop. 850. (Socony F-6) 12 Mi. N. of Hanover.
10 Lodge & Cottages: Loch Lyme. Open June 15 to Sept. 15. Restricted
clientele. A remodeled house with 8 attractive guest rms. and 14 cottages
on a sloping hillside overlooking a small lake. Also recreation hall. Many
rms. WB. Quiet, artistic, and everything carried on finely. A. For 2, $7.50-
$10.00. FPark.

Guest House: Silver Lining Gardens. Open May 28 to Oct. 25. Restricted
clientele. A lovely old home of the finest Colonial type. Not large. Only 12
guests. Some rms. WB. Beautiful gardens. A. 2NB $10.00. 2WB $12.00.
FPark. Gar. 25c.

206



NEW HAMPSHIRE

MANCHESTER, N. H. Pop. 77,000. (Socony H-8) 52 Mi. N.W. of Boston.
3 Largest city in N. H.

Hotel: Carpenter. Here we are back again to city hotels, with lobby,
private baths, and such things. 225 rms., 190 WB. E. 2NB $3.00. 2WB
$4.00. Gar. 50c. Pets P.

MEREDITH, N. H. Pop. 1,902. (Socony G-6) 12 Mi. N. of Laconia.

3 Lodge & Cottages: Loch Haven Inn. Open June 15 to Oct. 15, and Dec.
20 to Mar. 15. Restricted clientele. New and excellent. Has one large and
15 smaller cottages. Wide range of accommodations. Meals. From E. 2NB
$3.00, to a top of 2WB $10.00. Gar. 50c. FPark. Pets P.

Guest House: The Mary Morgan House. 4 Highland St. Restricted
clientele. Old-time, white, colonial home of 7 rms. for guests. None WB.
Bkfst. E. 2NB $2.00-$2.50. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Pelley's. 3V 2 Mi. N. Open May 15 to Oct. 15. Restricted
clientele. 16 cottages of N. H. "Summer architecture." Not beautiful to
look at but comfortable within. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

MIRROR LAKE, N. H. (Socony H-6) 4 Mi. N.tT. of Wolfboro.

107 Guest House: Edgerly Farm. Open May 30 to Oct. 15. Another farm-
house with 15 guest rms. 2 baths. A. 2NB $5.00. FPark. Pets P.

NEWBURY, N. H. Pop. 335. (Socony F-7) 10 ML S.E. of Newport.
103 On Lake Sunapee, one of the beautiful lakes of New England. At New
London and Sunapee are several large, fine summer hotels.

Cottages: Halletts. Open May 1 to Nov. 1. Restricted clientele. Last
summer there were 12 cottages here, but the Halletts are continually building
new and finer ones. Excellently operated. Many rms. WB. Meals. E. 2NB
$2.50. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets P.

NEW DURHAM, N. H. Pop. 450. (Socony H-7) 15 Mi. N.W. of Rochester.

11 Cottages: Johnson's. Open Apr. 1 to Nov. 15. Restricted clientele. 7
cottages of several rms. each. 2 WB. 3 kitchenettes. Well-constructed and
set back from the road. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $3.00. FPark. Pets P.

NEWPORT, N. H. Pop. 4,700. (Socony E-7) 10 Mi. E. of Claremont.
10 & 77 Hotel: Newport House. It is small, only 50 rms., 20 WB., but it is
all right. Meals. E. For 2, $3.00-$4.00. FPark. Pets P.

NORTH CONWAY, N. H. (Socony H-5) 5 Mi. N. of Conway.

302 Hotel: Eastern Slope Inn. Open June to Oct. and Dec. to Apr. Re-
stricted clientele. It certainly seems that the owners here have devised every-
thing possible to attract and hold guests. There are rms. in main bldg., in
cottages, with kitchenettes, and fireplaces. 275 guests. A. 2NB $14.00 up.
2WB $16.00 up. FPark. Gar. $1.00. No pets.

Cottages: Green Granite. Attractive and equipped for all modern needs.
No housekeeping. Meals. E. 2NB $2.00 up. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Pine Tree. Open May 15 to Oct. 15. 40 guests accommodated
in main house and 12 cottages. 17 WB. Meals. E. 2NB $2.50. FPark.
Pels P.

207



NEW HAMPSHIRE

NORTH WOODSTOCK, N. H. (Socony G-5) 148 ML N.W. of Boston.

3 Hotel: Franconia. 3 Mi. N. Open June 17 to Oct. 13. Restricted clien-
tele. Extensive grounds. Riding, swimming, golfing, and plain and fane}
loafing. Beautiful location. 60 rms., 50 WB. A. 2NB $9.00. 2WB $10.(
$12.00. Also ModA. FPark. Pets P.

Inn: Pilgrim. An old-timey, tree-shaded place of 18 rms. None Wl
E. 2NB $2.00. A. 2NB $6.00. ModA. 2NB $4.50. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Chefs. Open May 30 to Oct. 12. Restricted clientele. 1:
well-run cottages, all WB. Mr. Wiley is constantly at work bettering his a(
commodations. Meals. E. 2WB $2.50-13.00. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Howard's. Open May 30 to Oct. 15. 12 cottages for 40 guests
All rms. WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

Cottages: Indian Head. 4 Mi. N. Open May 15 to Nov. 1. Restrict

clientele. This is rather large, having 74 well-built unique cottages. All as

neat as a pin, with fireplaces, and WB. Meals. E. 2WB $2.5046.00. FPark.
Pets P.

ORFORD, N. H. Pop. 636. (Socony F-6) 11 ML S. of Haverhill.

10 Guest House: Orford Inn. Open May 10 to Nov. 14 guest rms. New
England hospitality. Fine night's rest. Some rms. WB. A. For 2, $10.00.
ModA. $8.00. FPark.

PEMBROKE, N. H. Pop. 2,792. (Socony G-8) 7 ML S.E. of Concord.

3 Guest House & Cottages: Robinwood. Rms. in an old New England
farmhouse and 12 New Hampshire type plain cottages. Some rms. WB.
Some kitchenettes. E. 2NB $2.00. 2WB $2.50. FPark. Pets P.

PEQUAKET, N. H. (Socony H-5) 8 ML S.W. of Conway.
16-A tiny place at the entrance to the Piper Trail. The sport here is climbii
Mt. Chocorua, the second "climbiest" mountain in the state.

Cottages: Piper Trail Camps. Open May 1 to Nov. 1. Restricted clien-
tele. 8 simple log cottages and, believe it or not, some WB. Meals.
2NB $3.00. 2WB $4.00. FPark. Pets P.

PETERBOROUGH, N. H. Pop. 2,521. (Socony F-8) 18 ML N.E. of Wine)
endon.
202 The MacDowell Colony and Sargent Camp.

Guest House: Brackett's. 1% Mi. E. on Rt. 101. Open May 15 to Oct.
15. Small, typical New England home. 10 guests. Meals. E. 2NB $4.(
2WB $5.00. FPark. Small dogs P.

PLYMOUTH, N. H. Pop. 2,370. (Socony G-6) 30 ML N.W. of Laconia.

3 Inn: Travelers. Open May to Nov. Recently overhauled and remodele
Lar^e porches and pleasant rms. 60 guest in main house and cottages. A.
2NB $7.00. 2WB $8.00. FGar. Pets P.

Guest House & Cottages: Maeclare. 83 Highland St. Open May 1 t<
Oct. 20. Restricted clientele. 40 guests housed simply but comfortalily ii
main bldg. and 9 cottages. No meals. E. 2NB $2.00-$3.00. FPark. Pets P.

PORTSMOUTH, N. H. Pop. 15,695. (Socony J-8) 57 ML N. of Boston.
74- The only seaport in the state. U. S. Naval Yard. Several beautiful ol<
homes which you should put on your "must see" list.

208



NEW HAMPSHIRE

PORTSMOUTH, N. H. (continued)

Hotel: Wentworth by the Sea. Open June 21 to Sept. 15. Restricted

clientele. An immense, old-time hotel of 250 rms., all WB. It was here that

Roosevelt, the First, settled the Russian-Japanese war. A. For 2, $14.00 up.
FPark.

RANDOLPH, N. H. Pop. 82. (Socony H-4) 5 Mi. W. of Gorham.

2 Hotel: The Ravine House. Open June 15 to Oct. 15. Restricted clientele.
An old hotel dating back to 1875, but new management has increased its popu-
larity. Just one of those comfortable stopping places that you welcome at
night. 80 guests, many rms. WB. A. 2NB $8.00. 2WB $10.00412.00. Also
ModA. FPark. Small pets P.

Guest House: Carlton Brook Inn. Open June 15 to Oct. 1. Restricted
clientele. The taste shown here by Josephine McConnell makes this a place
to remember pleasantly when the snow begins to fly. 7 rms., 20 guests. E.
2NB $2.50. Also A. FPark. Pets P.

RINDGE, N. H. Pop. 610. (Socony F-9) 7 Mi. N. of Winchendon.

202 Guest House: Wellington Homestead. Open June 15 to Sept. 15. Re-
stricted clientele. Over 175 yrs. old, completely renovated, but keeping its
old-time charm. Many antiques. 19 guests. Some rms. CB. E. For 2,.
$2.00-$3.00. Also A. FPark. No pets.

RYE BEACH, N. H. Pop. 575. (Socony J-8) 9 Mi. S. of Portsmouth.

I A Inn: Drake House. Open June to Sept. 15. Restricted clientele. This
is typical New England, going back to 1880, with guests that return yearly. In
fact, one family has been returning for 30 yrs. 25 rms., 21 WB. A. 2NB
$10.00. 2WB $12.00. FPark.

SHELBURNE, N. H. Pop. 196. (Socony H-4) 6 Mi. E. of Gorham.

2 Guest House & Cottages. Restricted clientele. It seems to me that Mr..
Philbrook sits down, figures out what his guests want, and then gives them
that. Since 1861 the hospitality, never lessened, has been handed down
from generation to generation. 50 guests. Many rms. WB. A. 2NB $8.00.
2WB $10.00. FPark. No pets.

SUNAPEE, N. H. Pop. 1,040. (Socony F-7) 18 Mi. E. of Claremont.

11 Around the lake here and in New London are several large and fine resort
hotels which you have no difficulty in locating and which furnish the expected
accommodations at expected prices.

Guest House: Seven Hearths. Restricted clientele. Although the house
is old, it has only recently been opened for guests. Quiet, restrained colonial
atmosphere. 4 rms. E. 2NB $6.00, Bkfst. incl. FPark.

WEST CAMPTON, N. H. (Socony G-6) 8 Mi. N. of Plymouth.

3 Inn: Armont. Open May 29 to Oct. 15, and Jan. to Mar. Restricted clien-
tele. If this inn of 18 rms. does not satisfy you, you are difficult to please. The
complete layout, furnishings, service, and meals, are adapted to the best in
country life. Besides rms. in main bldg. there are others in lodge and annex.
Many rms. WB. A. 2NB $9.00-111.00. 2WB $12.00. FPark. Gar. 50c.
Pets P.

209



NEW HAMPSHIRE

WEST THORNTON, N. H. (Socony G-6) 12 Mi N. of Plymouth.

-3 Guest House: The Robbins Nest. Open May 30 to Oct. 15. Restricted
clientele. Mr. Robbins has completed several pleasant guest rms. here, all
WB. Meals. 2WB $3.50. FPark. Pets P. See also Kendoncroft, listed under
Campton, which is a couple of miles across the river.

WHITEFIELD, N. H. Pop. 1,700. (Socony G-4) 9 ML S. of Lancaster.
3 Noted resort with magnificent location.

Hotel: Mountain View. Open June 15 to Oct. 30. Restricted clienteh
Nothing better in this region nor for that matter, much of anywhere else. Th<
Dodges, fathers and sons, wives and daughters, have carried on for man}
years, building up one of the few fine hotels that has retained its old-time pi
tronage. The general atmosphere, beauty of location, and dignified fine manm
in which everything is carried on would require far more space than at
disposal. 176 rms. A. 2NB $16.00. 2WB $18.00 up. FPark. Gar. $1.00.

Inn: Spalding. Open May 15 to Nov. 1. Restricted clientele. This may be
smaller and more simple, but there is certainly nothing wrong with it and



Online LibraryDuncan HinesLodging for a night → online text (page 20 of 33)