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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was clean and comfortable, although we felt it could do with a bit of updating. The staff were extremely helpful and accommodating. Breakfast was good. This is a good place to stay to explore local attractions, such as Franconia Notch State Park.

Thank Paul H
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Perfectly adequate - nothing special. Comfortable, clean room. DIY continental breakfast. Very helpful staff. We were on the first floor of the block at the back so it was nice and quiet though anyone with heavy luggage or a disability might prefer a ground floor room.

Thank Arncliffe_01
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Quaint hotel on a river with a fire pit, grills and a great location to the Franconia Notch park. We are hikers and really liked the location. The Kanc highway is 20 minutes away as well. Clean rooms, comfortable bed, just wish the breakfast started at 7 instead of 8.

Thank MadisonTraveler2
Anna, TX
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Our two nights three were wonderful. The innkeepers were such pleasant, helpful people. The property is maintained in the finest fashion. The continental breakfasts were very satisfying. There are many choices in the area but I really doubt that any would be better.

Thank jimmccomas
Hickory, North Carolina
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52 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Arrived early and were checked -in any way. Rooms were good size and very adequate. Continental breakfast was as expected. Owner helpful in suggesting certain tourist spots. Pool on spot (in season) Volleyball and other amenities. Neat river running below walkway.

Thank lfipar
Riverton, Utah
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was dressed in beauty this fall! Colors were wonderful, and the place was comfy and offered a decent breakfast. We were in a group and loved it! So handy to Franconia State Park and the Tram. All the rooms were nice and cozy. Get driving instructions from the owners to find it easily.

Thank JcJud
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Arrived and checked in early, the owner was extremely pleasant and helpful. There is also quite a bit of useful information in the foyer of the area which the owner pointed out to us. The double room with Queen sized beds was extremely comfortable and decor was good with lovely big shower room. There is an iron and ironing board... More 

Thank KarenJanehoggan
Bend, Oregon
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We had a comfortable room, basic but with plenty of amenities. Very friendly and helpful owners. Lodge is right on the river - quite lovely, and close to Franconia Notch State Park. We were there in the Fall so the outdoor pool was closed. Extreme fun if you were there in the summer.

Thank COMaggie51
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Comfortable and clean motel on the river. The continental Breakfast was basic, but adaquate. Attentive staff. Convenient to many sightseeing areas. The price was a great value for the location and time of year.

Thank chris m
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

For the budget-minded hiker spending the day in nearby Franconia Notch, the Hillwinds Lodge is perfect. The deeper-than-expected swimming pool and walking trails are also great perks. That said, the accommodations are more basic than rustically charming, although the rooms were spotlessly clean! A few extra personal touches would have given this hotel a "4" rating.

Thank WellTraveledAgent

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional New England family-owned and operated motel featuring clean, comfortable, affordable and friendly lodging in the White Mountain region of New Hampshire. Located on the banks of the tranquil Gale River, Hillwinds is located near all major seasonal attractions and is only three miles from Cannon Mountain and the Franconia Notch State Park, home of the Flume Gorge and great hilking opportunities. Rates include complimentary continental breakfast, in-room coffee and fridge, free wi-fi, and guest computer and lending library. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillwinds Lodge

Address: 33 Dow Ave, Franconia, NH 03580-4915
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
Price Range: ₹ 5,796 - ₹ 6,887 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hillwinds Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hillwinds Hotel Franconia
Hillwinds Lodge Franconia, NH - White Mountains
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“A ground floor room will mean you do not have to carry heavy luggage up the staircase”
 of 5 bubbles paulhH7205HZ, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for overlooking river”
 of 5 bubbles lfipar, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 52 on the river”
 of 5 bubbles Q9309ETchrism, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“River view rooms may be worth the extra cost if you plan to stay multiple nights”
 of 5 bubbles WellTraveledAgent, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you have difficulty climbing stairs, request a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles damookie, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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