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Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely freshly cooked breakfasts and a view through the window to the birds on the feeders. We saw beautiful Northern Red Cardinals and Black-capped Chickadees. The inn is approached via an unpaved road which is a little disconcerting when you first arrive, but not a problem. You get a warm welcome. Our room didn't have an ensuite - our bathroom...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and are happy you enjoyed most aspects of our inn. You stayed in Room 5 which is a comfortable guest room with a king bed. It's one of the original bedrooms dating back to 1820 with a bathroom a few steps down the hall. It's pictured on our website and fully described as such....

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, while searching for a place to stay a couple of nights in the White mountains area. The place we where looking for had to be small, cosy, with a personal touch but at the same time personal space giving and privacy respecting. As someone has red our thoughts and wishes, we found the...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Paula and I were so glad to hear that we were able to contribute to your vacation experience in the Northeast. Our greatest satisfaction comes from hearing our guests kind words about their time with us. We hope our paths cross again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My Husband and I stayed here for two nights. On our arrival we received a perfuntory welcome from Bill and Paula. The property is a beautifully well maintained period house with original features in a quiet forest setting. Both Bill and Paula are rightly proud of their establishment. Our room was lovely, large, tastefully decorated & spotlessly clean. Guests are...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for review about our bed and breakfast and appreciate that you found our period home well maintained in keeping as an 1820’s New England farm house nestled among the mountain forest. We are also glad you found your guest room comfortable and clean. In terms of providing gluten-free, I informed you on arrival that I would provide breakfast...

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Spent 3 nights at the Buttonwood inn in mid October for the Fall. Couldn't have made a better choice. It is located off the track surrounded by beautiful mature trees in all their autumn glory. Really peaceful, and the inn itself is tastefully furnished, with a relaxing lounge and pretty dining room. Paula is an amazing cook and the breakfasts...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our inn noticing the fine aspects we hope our guests appreciate as much as we do. As a chef, I like to prepare all of our food offerings from scratch with fresh, healthy ingredients. I also follow food trends and try to incorporate new...

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Enjoyed meeting other guests and sharing experiences and tips regarding places to visit. Comfy bed and good sized room. Very handy for scenic railway and mountain visits/views. Breakfasts were good but not gourmet eg; Melon and pineapple to start with followed by blueberry bread and butter pudding with bacon on the side one morning. Same mix of fruit followed by...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed conversing with other guests in our Living Room and pleased with the recommendations on sightseeing by Bill. However, we are sorry you did not feel our breakfasts were gourmet. Most guests do and come back to enjoy them again and again because they are prepared by me from scratch with fresh local ingredients. I served...

Reviewed 14 October 2016

I'm sorry to put a damper on all the praise, but after reading all the reviews, the description of the property, noting its inclusion in the "Select" directory and the price they charge, my wife and I expected something truly outstanding and exceptional. What we found was a nice, decent, little bed & breakfast establishment. No complaints, no gripes (except...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for review about our bed and breakfast and we are happy that you found our location to be ideal location, away from the hustle and bustle of the North Conway village. However, we are disappointed to learn in this review that you found the shower head not spraying a strong stream of water. My wife noticed when she...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This was a really great place to stay. Friendly and helpful owners, very comfortable and clean. Great breakfast, lovely surroundings. Very peaceful. Easy drive into North Conway for restaurants in the evening. We only had 2 nights here. Wish we had booked for longer. The owners also gave us good advice for exploring the area. I would recommend this place...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and will recommend our bed and breakfast to others!

Saugus, MA
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We have stayed at the Buttonwood 3 times and will certainly visit again. Bill & Paula are so hospitable. Paula prepares a different delicious breakfast each day and her craisin scones were the best! She also puts out a fresh baked afternoon treat and coffee. Bill is very knowledgeable about restaurants and activities in the area and there are discount...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Bill and I always look forward to seeing and conversing with you both!

Northern Virginia
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed a Thursday and Friday at this great little B&B that is away from all the commercialism of North Conway but very easy access to get up to any of the main parks of the White Mountains. We stayed in Room 5 with a king bed and slept great on what we thought was going to be a hard mattress...

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Sharon, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very clean and comfortable Inn. Lots of rooms to relax and enjoy the inn. Bill was very helpful with information about what to do in area and Paula made scrumptious breakfasts and late afternoon snacks.

Thank deborahmattia

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you enjoy nature and the peaceful atmosphere of the mountains and forest, The Buttonwood Inn on Mt. Surprise offers that and more while being close to everything. We are situated on more than five secluded acres of field and forests, two miles from the village of North Conway. Our hiking trails on Bartlett Mountain are accessed out our back door where you can follow the myriad of intersecting trails for hours. Within five minutes, the peacefulness of the mountain trail will envelope you. The Buttonwood Inn has been a Select Registry member since 1999. In 2013, The Buttonwood Inn became a member of the Diamond Collection. The Daily Meal named The Buttonwood Inn as one of "The Top 50 US Bed-and-Breakfasts for Food" in May 2013. The Buttonwood Inn has been awarded the Best of New England 2010-11 and Best Food 2009-10. In October 2010, Travel Channel listed The Buttonwood Inn as one of the "Top 10 New England Bed and Breakfasts." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise

Address: 64 Mount Surprise Rd, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-6508
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Conway > North Conway
Price Range: $227 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Try and get a room with an ensuite bathroom to save walking down the corridor in the middle of the night.”
 of 5 bubbles AWYorkshire, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed room 1 at the back of the inn, but all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles T1005LUsarad, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in Deluxe+ rooms 6 & 7 on the second floor. Both have a separate sitting area and look out on the front & back of the Inn.”
 of 5 bubbles BaystateTravelers, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles rsteeves2016, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 was great for a couple. Queen bed, chairs to sit in.”
 of 5 bubbles SunfireMB, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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