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Dowds' Country Inn

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
Reviewed 11 June 2014

My family has enjoyed Tami Dowd's hospitality for four years, while our son attended Dartmouth. He just graduated (6/2014) and we hosted family and friends at the inn for the weekend, where we also hosted a graduation luncheon. The inn has certainly felt like a "home away from home" over the years and we have loved staying there. But this...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It has been a pleasure to host your family for years, and we look forward seeing you again.

New London, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 22 September 2013

On August 17th, 2013 my wife, Kate, and I had the wedding of our dreams. This simply would not have been possible without the expertise and knowledge of Tami Dowd of Dowd’s Country Inn and Event Center in Lyme, NH. From the moment when we first sat down with Tami she was a wealth of information and ideas about how...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are happy to know you had a such a wonderful experience on your special weekend!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 September 2013

We got married at Dowds' Country Inn on June 22, 2013, and it was the most wonderful weekend we could imagine! For months leading up to the big day, Tami and Jeff answered every question we had, helped us with vendors and relieved so much of our stress. Our friends and family (all from out of town) loved staying at...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. We are happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. Hopefully we'll see you again sometime in the future! :)

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Tammi and Darryl have created a charming, cosy setting. Their staff are very helpful. Beds are comfortable, breakfast is tasty, decor includes objects from historic New England homes. We lodge a variety of friends here and will continue to do so.

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Clarksville, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2013

You will feel like you are in a Norman Rockwell print from the moment you drive up to Dowd's Country Inn. The Inn is a gorgeous white wooden clapboard building with rocking chairs on the porch and a large gentle dog lolling on the stoop. The neighbor on one side is a feed store that doubles as the post office...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for the feedback. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately, cell service is spotty at best in the region. We do have a Verizon Wireless booster to help guests send or receive calls. We also have free WiFi throughout the Inn, soon to be Fiber, so that guests can stay in...

Goleta
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The Dowd Country Inn and it's staff turned a regular trip into a delightful, memorable vacation. The management and staff bent over backwards to accomodate us. We arrived around 1:00 AM. The door was open, lights on, key on the desk with a welcoming note. Our room was large and clean. Since we were staying a total of ten days...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your first experience at a Bed & Breakfast. We hope we get the opportunity to host you again in the future.

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 4 September 2012

As you drive through Lyme, N.H. you can't help but be enchanted by the beautiful trees and idyllic New England feel. Just outside of Hanover, N.H and Dartmouth College, it's a great location to stay in and see the area. The inn had all the makings of a lovely B & B----large expansive gardens and nice veranda and sitting areas---...

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NYC
Reviewed 29 July 2012

My husband and I pulled into the Inn and by accident had previously pulled into the Lyme Inn so we were slightly disappointed when we saw Dowds as it was not as charming or stately. However, it had an old colonial charm, and we liked the decor when we walked in. Tea and scones were served at check in, but...

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Patrick D, General Manager at Dowds' Country Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that the room did not meet your expectations, as our housekeeping staff strives to provide the cleanest and most comfortable accommodations to our guests. We are incredibly responsive to feedback and attempt to accommodate any and all requests our guests may have when it is brought to our attention. I would like...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 December 2011

I was able to enjoy this quaint, quiet and comfortable B&B while visiting for Christmas holiday. Stayed with family in a room with two queen beds. Very roomy and clean. Great water pressure and comfortable beds with old world charm. Breakfast each morning was wonderful. Cheery staff and prompt service. This is a way of life and they do exceed...

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Reviewed 5 October 2011

I recently booked my wedding at Dowd's and stayed there for 2 nights. In fact, we reserved the entire inn for those coming to the wedding and all who stayed reported on what a positive experience it was. The rooms are lovely with fresh paint, new, gorgeous bed covers and very comfortable accommodations. The food was beyond fantastic and I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Dowds' Country Inn

Address: 9 Main St, P.O. Box 58, Lyme, NH 03768-3500
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Lyme
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Country Inn Lyme
Lyme Country Inn
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“There are no elevators and only a few rooms on the first floor, so book early if access is a concern for you.”
TripThought234, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with porch would be nice”
stastravel, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you like sitting outdoors early having morning tea or late at night choose one of the second floor rooms with access to the deck”
cosmo2012015, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“my sister stayed in the Butterfield Room which has an awesome covered porch outside with rockers :)”
wrenbarlow, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Some of the rooms have a balcony.”
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