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Shaker Hill Bed and Breakfast

259 Shaker Hill Road , Enfield, NH 03748 USA (Show map)
4.8
47 Reviews
$100 - $125
per night

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About

Shaker Hill B&B is a lovingly updated 1790's colonial home set on 24 acres in the Upper Valley of New England. The original wide board floors set off the charm of each of the four bedrooms. All of the rooms are unique and designed for comfort with down comforters and pillows, comfortable chairs, and plenty of light for reading. The house is wrapped in a large covered porch, perfect for relaxing after a busy day. Join us at the end of the day for refreshments - a home baked treat to satisfy that sweet craving. The living room is to be enjoyed and is stocked with books, games, television and VCR. Breakfast is served in the paneled dining room - in front of a crackling fire during the chilly winter months. Centrally located with ready access to many attractions and events in both New Hampshire and Vermont, the Shaker Hill Bed and Breakfast is designed to make your stay a special one.

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Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.9

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Dog Lovers Delight!

5 on October 14, 2014

This was our first stay at a B&B and we will definitely continue!! The bed was awesome, the food delicious, Nancy & Lindsey were extremely friendly and informative about the area, and the dogs made us feel like we were at home! Gertie, Bo, Ben and Jake welcomed us "home" each day and greeted us in the morning after breakfast. And Nancy was great to chat with in the evenings and share a glass of wine - we felt like a part of the family! Thanks again for a wonderful vacation stay!! James & Bert


Best Ever

5 on October 13, 2014

With nearly 60 years of travel experience in all 50 states, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and South America we rate this establishment at the top of our list for recommended places to stay. The building is a perfect example of early american construction with tasteful updating which has preserved the details of period craftsmanship. Rooms are spacious, beds are comfortable, and the extensive gardens on the property are well worth spending time in. If you are an animal lover, the 4 resident dogs are friendly and will make you feel at home instantly. Breakfast menus were varied and contained plenty of locally produced foods with enhancements from flower and herb gardens on the property.


Felt like home!

5 on October 04, 2014

Nancy is an awesome host and cook! Loved our stay!


Quiet weekend getaway

5 on July 24, 2014

This was our first bed and breakfast. We didn't know what to expect and it was excellent! The place was quiet and the food excellent! Perfect weekend getaway before our second baby arrives this fall.


"A Home away from Home"

4.8 on March 18, 2014

We've been staying at B & B's for over 25 years and have found Shaker Hill to be among the best. The location, the incredible view of the lake and mountains and the warm feeling of being "home" as you relax in your comfortable room, makes for great experiences in themselves. Add to this the care for every guest need that Nancy provides, from afternoon tea to an incredible breakfast, and you can't help but enjoy yourself. Playing with the resident vizslas, Ben, Bo and Gertie, add to any pet lovers stay. We look forward to returning! Bob & Laura B.


Lovely Hosts, great bed

5 on October 20, 2013

I forgot to write this. My husband and I stayed here last Spring, My mom lives at Kendal in Hanover. The drive back and forth took 15 minutes or so, not bad. After the first time or two it did get easier and we tried different routes. The bed was fabulous. Breakfast was super delicious, hosts fun to talk to, non-intrusive.


Unexpected comfort off the beaten track

5 on July 24, 2013

He happened upon Shaker Hill after another B&B for which we had reservations was flooded out by heavy rains. We were very pleased with the outcome. I was familiar with the Dartmouth area, having been a student there many years ago, But I had never visited Enfield. The town is quiet, and the B&B is nicely situated on the top of a hill with good views over the countryside. The location is convenient to anything in the Dartmouth/Lebanon area. The hosts were very pleasant and welcoming, the room was clean and comfortable (and had AC, to my pleasant surprise), and the breakfasts were delicious. They have three viszla dogs, very friendly and energetic, which is a plus for dog-lovers (as we are) but could be a bit much for the dog-averse.


Exceeds expectations

5 on July 17, 2013

Wonderful innkeepers with great personalities and the food is out of this world. World class chef with a personality as well.


Weekend getaway

4.8 on August 10, 2012

Beautiful landscaping, old shaker home, beautifully decorated. Innkeepers very friendly. Breakfasts over the top each morning. Enjoyed dining with other guests and meeting them.


The best B & B breakfasts ever!

4.8 on August 09, 2012

The setting is really pretty, close to Dartmouth. The cookies and breakfast were "I want the recipe" good, and the owners were comfortable, friendly, and easy to be around. Very, very nice, we highly recommend


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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Manchester, NH (MHT) 75 miles

Directions to property:

Take I-91 North to Exit 10, "I-89 South." Follow I-89 to Exit 17, "Enfield" (NH Rte. 4) and head east on Rte. 4 approximately 4 miles. Road passes the "Enfield Garage" and shortly afterwards takes a sharp left. Where it turns, driver should turn right, go straight for 1 block to Stop Sign. After going through the stop sign, the road becomes Shaker Hill Road. The Shaker Hill B&B is 1.2 miles ahead - stay to the left as you drive up the hill

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Shaker Museum, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Smoking outside in garden area only.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Not under 12, unless family has the whole house
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: For some special weekends. From 9-25 thru 10-15 single night stays are $135
  • Accepted payments S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 night - will accept CC.
  • Cancellations: 1 week cancellation required or full cost of stay will be forfeited.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Al and Nancy Smith

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Al and Nancy are both newly retired and living their dream of opening a B&B. Both love basketball - Al coaches little guys and Nancy officiates - also for little guys. Nancy loves to garden and is anxious for summer. Both love to antique and are always looking for the perfect antique toy to add to the collection!

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: at request of guest
  • Serving Location: Porch, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , upon request


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259 Shaker Hill Road , Enfield, NH 03748 USA (Show map)

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