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Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

We spent 2 nights in the motel and my kids really enjoyed the hay ride, park and even the kid activites! Amanda was fun and loving, my boys even hugged her good bye. But as someone who is a huge clean freak I feel the bath tub floor could've been cleaner and the toilet should be cleaned as a whole...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us. What I do ask if there is anything that you may have a concern with please let us know so that we are able to correct your concerns. As for the candy in the office, it is only there after Labor Day when our Country Store closed so we can provide our...

North Hampton, New Hampshire
Reviewed 6 October 2013

John and Norma Ahern are trail angels!!! While hiking the 165 mile Cohos Trail with a friend this month, we arrived at a trailhead exhausted. We had made reservations for a campsite at the Lantern Resort, so we called to see if we could get a ride. John swooped in, picked us and our gear up, and delivered us! With...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

You guys are always welcome. I have a deep respect for what you have accomplished. Thank you so much for staying with us and hope to see you soon.

massachusetts
Reviewed 4 September 2013

I have been staying at the Lantern Resort Motel and Campground for the past 6 years. My husband and his family have returned every Labor Day weekend for close to if not more than 20 years!!! There is no doubt that this campground is the best one out there, especially in the Jefferson, NH area. I could go on and...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

Thank you so much fo your kind words. For the past 26 years it has been our goal to provide an envirorment where families create memorable experiences that they may share for generations.

Winchester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 August 2013

We stayed the Lantern Resort Motel and Campground as part of our visit to Santa's Village. We booked the room in June and we asked if we could block off some rooms for friends who might be booking there as well. They were very accommodating and held a block of rooms despite the fact that it was for a busy...

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Lowell, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We rented their RV Trailer Rental four years in a row, August 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. We didn't this year as a change, but I would definitely recommend this place. It's resort camping, and the children enjoyed it. Two years we did the Halloween weekend, and the third year we 'took a break' and rented in the week. The...

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Westford, MA
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We just returned from a three night stay at the Lantern Campground and experienced first hand the customer service that goes above and beyond expectations. We were traveling in a 45' Motorhome towing a Jeep Commander. I had my wife, my daughter and my grandchild as well as my daughters friend and her child. When we approached the Lantern from...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

Mike & Ellen: So glad I had the opportunity to meet both of you. It was good to see that your little "mishap" did not spoil your stay with us. My wife and I get so much enjoyment out of families like yours having a great time at our resort. Hope to see you in the future. John

Sudbury, MA
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at this Motel/camp ground. Flowers are everywhere and you find the cleanest bath room/shower. Thanks to the property maintenance manager, Neil, he keeps this camp ground spic 'n span. There are 2 pools with hot tubs which are also very clean. Camp ground is not dirt, it is well maintained grass ! Young children can enjoy...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

I will send this around to all my employees. They do work very hard all summer long and really appreciate when they are recognized by our guests for doing such a great job. It is a "Team Effort" of the whole staff to keep the property in tip top condition. Thanks again and hope to see you real soon. John

Reviewed 15 August 2013

The only thing that i was disappointed with was they never turned on the heater for the pools on so the water was cold, so we didnt swim which was a disappointment and the hot tub is very small and the kids were always in it so i couldnt use it. But everything else was perfect!! Clean, plenty of towels,...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

Hi CIndy: Sorry about the pool temperature. We have been manually regulating the temperature this season as we have had issues with the heaters being tampered with. The weather has been unusually colder the past couple of days and even colder at night. It is our goal to keep the pool temperatures in the area of 80 degrees. On your...

Millbury, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Our family loves the Lantern! It has nice, clean rooms, friendly staff and a great location. There are 2 pools, family activities and a playground for the kids. We especially like the grills available to motel guests. It makes dinner easier for traveling families. My children appreciated the creativity of the housekeeping staff with their stuffed animals!

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The grills and picnic tables out back of the motel have become very popular among families. We plan on adding a few more in the future. It seems to be a very relaxing way to have a sit down dinner with the family. We do have...

Uxbridge, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We just returned from our three night stay at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground in Jefferson, New Hampshire and it was a wonderful place to stay. The staff were super friendly and took the time to explain the daily activities that they have planned while you are staying there. They even have someone come to your campsite to read...

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LanternResort, Owner at The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground, responded to this review

Sounds like you took advantage of most everything we have to offer and that is wonderful. Taking pride as a Family Resort, it is our goal to provide activities for the whole family to enjoy. So glad you enjoyed our property and we haope to see you back real soon. John

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Lantern Resort Motel and Campground

Address: Route 2, Jefferson, NH
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Jefferson
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
The Lantern Resort Motel And Campground Hotel Jefferson
Lantern Hotel Jefferson
Lantern Motel Jefferson
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