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The Summit Resort
Ranked #8 of 13 Hotels in Laconia
Reviewed 7 July 2017

First time at the Summit - long time Weirs Beach vacationer.
Our normal place was not available, so we booked the Summit last minute. Booked through Expedia and received a much lower rate than directly through the Summit itself.
"Resort" is very nice - clean and our room was updated nicely. I say resort in quotes because its not really a resort. No daily cleaning of rooms, no daily delivery of fresh towels, etc. If you want clean towels, laundry detergent, soap etc, you need to go to the main office to get it. Upon checkout, you are expected the empty the garbage and recycle and bring to the dumpster. For the price we paid, I would expect this to be included. There is also a $200 security deposit required.
Amenities at Summit were very nice. Grounds well maintained. Tennis, basketball, playground for kids, sand volleyball, indoor and outdoor pools.
Front staff was excellent - check in and out was seamless.
We stayed in room 103 - seasonal lake view room (too many trees in July) and great view of pool. Room was very quiet and we did not hear our neighbors at all. This was a 3rd floor room - note - NO elevator. So, if you have a lot of items, be prepared to lug all your stuff up three flights. It was worth the view though and not having anyone above us was nice (no stomping feet above).
Our room appeared to be recently updated - newer kitchen and appliances. Furniture was in good condition and the bed was super comfortable. Building needs a new roof!
Washer and dryer are SMALL - could fit one, maybe two beach towels per load.
Having AC was wonderful. Would likely stay here again if our normal place is not available. Missed not being lake front though.

Room Tip: Third floor has better views, but it is walk up. No elevator.
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Rob R, General Manager at The Summit Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for staying with us at Summit Resort. We appreciate the opportunity to show you different lodging in the area. It sounds like you have an overall positive experience with us. Our housekeeping and front desk staff work very hard to make sure the rooms are clean and up to standard and that your check in and out process goes smoothly, I will be sure to pass on your comments to the appropriate managers.

It also sounds like you were able to spend some time outside and get some great use out of the amenities we have to offer. A majority of rooms have been renovated over recent years and we are happy to hear you appreciate the updates. We look forward to seeing you on a return visit in the future.

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

After reading some older reviews I was worried,but I stayed here in June(the end of bike week).The units were very large,nicely updated and painted,new counter tops.The king size bed was very comfy,i slept great,It had a pillow top mattress. I was on the 3rd floor,yes there are 30 steps to get to your unit.I didn't mind it was good exercise.The whole complex was very quiet.(except for bike week bands playing one nite in town).The staff was always around cleaning or doing something in the area.I did not need anything but if I did one would have been close by.The outdoor pool was nice on a hot day.The indoor pool and hot tub was also great.(yes you can get a drink at the bar and bring it into pool area). We used the gas grills that are located near each unit for some suppers.Oh and all the units have central AC,this was nice on hot days.

Stayed: June 2017
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Rob R, General Manager at The Summit Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Summit Resort. It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay and found the rooms to be spacious and updated. We did update the majority of the rooms on the property and I am happy to hear you appreciate the renovations. The staff works very hard and is always there to help a guest if they should need anything.

It sounds like you got some great use of the amenities we have to offer at Summit. The gas grills are the perfect amenity for groups to use on a beautiful summer night. The indoor and outdoor pool are also a big hit with our guests and I am happy to hear you enjoyed them. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you on a return visit soon.

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Love this place! Friendly staff at the front desk. Room was beyond spacious. Very clean. Pool was fantastic (2 days of 90') The only complaint would be the pillows. Our second time here, first was with a Groupon which was only $79. I bit more pricey this time but worth it. Would never have known there were 20 motorcycles parked in our location. Very quiet, never heard anyone coming or going like in most hotels. Definitely be back Bike Week 2018!!!!

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Rob R, General Manager at The Summit Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you for choosing Summit Resort as your hotel for Bike Week. It sounds like you really enjoyed your stay. I am happy to hear that you had a positive experience with the front desk staff as well as the cleanliness of your room. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the front desk manager and the housekeeping manager, they work very hard to provide you with the hospitality experience you deserve.

Don’t forget to check out some of the great packages we have going on throughout the year. We appreciate your return business and look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This property is a TIME SHARE and not a HOTEL. It does not offer the services of a hotel without specifically requesting them.

Room was OK but overpriced for what we received. Mattresses weren't great and the linens could have been better quality. It was clean and spacious when we arrived - more spacious than necessary actually as the kitchen is poorly laid out with too much unused space.

We would have liked daily maid service without having to request it. Missing amenities usually found in a hotel: hand lotion, tissues, hangers in the closet. Small but annoying detail: scratchy single-ply TP.

Housekeeping (after being requested) left my nightgown on the floor & did not change the linens (we were there for 4 nights).

Showers were very nice. Living room comfy with nice fireplace and full dining table a plus. One of the bathroom doors would not close. Accommodations felt more like a time-share than a hotel even though it was rented as a hotel.

Room was on the 3rd floor with no elevator and no help with lugging luggage up three flights. They couldn't even spring for a cup of coffee in the lobby as I was checking out ($1).

Room Tip: No elevators! Get a lower floor if you don't want to lug your own luggage to the 3rd floor.
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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Rob R, General Manager at The Summit Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

It sounds like you had a really great experience with your accommodations, but not the service. I am happy to hear that upon initial arrival you found your unit to be clean and spacious. Our housekeeping staff puts a lot of effort into the cleanliness of rooms, I will be sure to pass on your comments to the manager. Our suite style rooms can hold up to 6 people and are great for families looking for extra space. The fireplaces in the suites are a really nice feature, it sounds like your family got some great use out of it.

As for being a timeshare resort, that is correct. We do not offer daily maid service and we do ask the guests to bring towel exchanges to the desk. If guest requests an in-room service we do our best to accommodate them.

We appreciate your feedback and hope you consider us for future stays as we are always working on improving our guest experience.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We stayed in 102 and it was perfect for us. We didn't have to climb stairs to lug stuff up and down. The 2 bedroom condo was spacious and well appointed. I had some trouble with the water faucet in the kitchen, and it was immediately repaired. The reception area was closed due to remodeling, so no pool, etc., but that was okay with me. It snowed while we were here and I was very pleased by the snowplowing and clearing of the sidewalks. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed: April 2017, travelled with family
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Rob R, General Manager at The Summit Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback, I am glad to hear that Summit Resort was a perfect fit for your family. The units we offer have great value for guests looking for extra space in the area. Our staff does a great job keeping these units clean and comfortable for guests.

I am sorry to hear about the trouble with the water faucet, but I am glad to hear that it was repaired in a timely manner. We were undergoing some renovations during your stay, but rest assured those have been completed and we are very happy with the outcome.

The maintenance staff does a really great job during the winter months keeping up with snow removal for guests. I will be sure to pass along your compliment.

Thank you for choosing Summit Resort. We appreciate your business and look forward to having you check out the new renovations on a return visit.

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Additional Information about The Summit Resort

Address: 177 Mentor Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2137
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Region: United States > New Hampshire > Laconia
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 13 Hotels in Laconia
Price Range: ₹ 13,286 - ₹ 22,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Summit Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Summit Resort is a four season getaway overlooking New Hampshire’s magnificent Lake Winnipesaukee. Ideal for families, the comfortable, spacious suites provide privacy for six with the convenience of a full kitchen and dining area. ... more   less 
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