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Bangor, ME
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very nice location next to the Amoonusoc River (not sure if I spelled it right but have no desire to look it up), outskirts of Bethlehem, near Littleton and Bretton Woods. Motel addition a bit outdated and over-priced,.even with breakfast. Inn was a bit dreary. Dinner cuisine a bit of a disappointment, very average, but perhaps expectations too high. It...

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North Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We did not STAY at the Wayside Inn. We ate dinner there twice in our three evenings in the White Mountains last week. One night I had the Veal Vienna, which was amazing, and my wife had the Turkey Dinner. We also both had the Clam Chowder, which was uniquely spiced and just full of clams, potatoes and other good...

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KatheHofmann, Owner at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your positive review. We hope you will visit us again! The Staff at The Wayside Inn

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 August 2016

On a weekend getaway to New Hampshire, stayed in room 4 at the Wayside Inn. The room was comfortable, and very quaint, as was the inn. Room 4 was actually in the Inn, even though there is a secondary building that looked more of a typical motor inn. The room was a nice size. The bed was extremely comfortable, and...

Thank mikeelder2016
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Overall the property is very nice, though a little out of date. PIllows in the rooms were definitely a little worn, but the room itself was very nice and well kept. The staff was very welcoming, and breakfast the next morning (which was included) was delicious.

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Lebanon, Ohio
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stayed here for two nights in their Annex. Our first reaction to the property, the room and the Annex were negative. It didn't take long before we changed our opinion and found that we liked it quite a bit... even with it being in great need of updating. Positives: Nice friendly couple and staff who run the inn. Rooms...

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in the area during offseason and discovered most of the B&B establishments were not yet open. Victor and Cathe Hofmann, the innkeepers, were very accommodating and made us feel right at home. Our room was nicely appointed and extremely clean. Our breakfast was made to order and delicious. Will definitely recommend to friends visiting the...

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KatheHofmann, Front Office Manager at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Please come back soon.

Laconia, New Hampshire
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Wayside Inn has been the destination for our group gatherings, winter and summer, for over 25 years. The Hofmann family and staff are very accommodating. The restaurant along the scenic river and historic Pierce Bridge is a beautiful setting for enjoying the delicious meals prepared by an award winning swiss chef. The inn rooms are comfortable and decorated to honor...

Thank Robert B
KatheHofmann, Front Office Manager at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your review. Hopefully you will be coming back for an other 25 years!

Signal Mountain, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We booked 3 nights at the Wayside, a place we had stayed about 30 years ago. Its activity level seems to have dwindled quite a bit - but it also was a bit early in their season since many attractions around the Mt. Washington area were not open yet. The owners were very congenial from check-in to check-out. We had...

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KatheHofmann, Front Office Manager at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very glad that you came back and hope to see you again soon!

Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This past weekend was our 9th year coming for the Xmas tree package and it was again one of the highlights of our Xmas time. The food was delicious and my husband especially enjoyed the new Salmon special on Friday night and the new pasta item on the menu Saturday night. The hosts are wonderful people and have lots of...

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KatheHofmann, Front Office Manager at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Our housekeeper made the ornaments this year. We thought it was time for a change and go local. Hopefully we will see you again this year.

West Roxbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We have been happily visiting the Wayside Inn for many years My wife, sister-in-law and I stayed this past weekend on the "Christmas Tree Package." We have made this an annual event. And once again we had a wonderful visit.

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KatheHofmann, Front Office Manager at The Wayside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Time goes by fast and hopefully we will see you again. Stay well.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of New Hampshire's White Mountains, close to the historic center of Bethlehem, the Inn is set by the beautiful Ammonoosuc River. Here is a favorite for family vacations, romantic getaways and group gatherings any time of the year. Guests gather in the Pierce Lounge before enjoying the Riverview Restaurant. Hearty New England breakfast starts your day, and dinner will be perfect looking out alongside the river and gardens. Your family dog is welcome is a special set of rooms. Everything is carefully and lovingly prepared by your host, award-winning chef, Victor Hofmann. Stroll the gardens under the brilliant New England night sky.Golf closeby. Hiking-Nature Walks-Fishing-Moose Watching-Biking-Birding-Swimming-Kayaking-Antiquing-Summer Theater. Winters:Skiing-Snowshoeing-Dog Sledding-Snowmobiling-Sleigh Rides-Snowtubing-Ice Skating-Maple Sugaring. New England at its best! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wayside Inn

Address: 3738 Main Street, Bethlehem, NH 03574
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Bethlehem
Price Range: ₹ 6,690 - ₹ 11,468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
The Wayside Inn Bethlehem, NH - White Mountains
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Consider the Annex even though it looks like an old motel. The rooms are on the river and the sounds from the river are wonderful.”
  • View from the balcony of a room in the Annex.
 of 5 bubbles BarryS739, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Away from the highway should give you a river view”
 of 5 bubbles williamhO9875KC, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back side have the soothing sounds of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles fsmith2015, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are large in the "new/built in 1927" wing.”
 of 5 bubbles Jake-Chev, 11 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The lodge where the restaurant is situated does not have TV's but the accompanying building does. The rear rooms have a river view”
 of 5 bubbles BillT901, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
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