Darby Field Inn

185 Chase Hill Road , Albany, NH 3818 USA (Show map)
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This New Hampshire gem is much more than a little bed and breakfast. It is a romantic inn with gas fireplaces and Jacuzzi rooms/suites and a menu of in-room special touches such as chilled champagne, assorted chocolate truffles or seasonal flowers. The Inn offers an intimate experience for weddings, elopements and family gatherings - ask us to build a package for you! It is a delicious escape from the ordinary beginning with our full country breakfast and continuing with dinner in our dining room with gorgeous mountain views or cozy tavern (days of service change seasonally). It is a full service North Conway country inn for those looking to relax by the fireplace in the living room, on the patio with its stunning view of Mount Washington, with a puzzle in the sun room tavern, in our award-winning gardens or by the outdoor heated swimming pool (summer only). This White Mountain Bed and Breakfast is close to North Conway yet far enough away to have wooded nature trails for snowshoeing, mountain biking or just walking. The perfect way to relax at the end of the day is with on-site spa services, such as a therapeutic massage or a romantic couple's hot stone massage. Whatever your reason for visiting the White Mountains, the Darby Field Inn offers something for everyone. In fact, once you get here, we bet you'll find many reasons to stay longer!



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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Go-To Destination

4.8 on December 13, 2017

This has been my husband and my go-to destination for both special occasions and just-because get-aways. Can't recommend the inn enough. We have stayed in several of the rooms. All have been private, quiet, clean, and comfortable. A stay at the Darby Field is always relaxing, calming, and memorable. You won't be disappointed!

Favorite Spot!

5 on September 27, 2017

We had visited this place couple times in Winter and loved it! Returned in the fall for our elopement. Great Inn, delicious food. Beautiful vies, clean rooms. Everything about this place is great. Marc and Carol are awesome! We would be back for sure.

Weekend with Rehearsal Dinner

5 on August 18, 2017

The Darbyfield Inn is a charmer! The staff is lovely and helpful. Beds are so comfortable. The breakfast and dinner food is delicious. We hosted a rehearsal dinner for 50 for our son's wedding last week and Carol and Marc were really top notch. We had a suite overlooking the pool and it was spacious and charming as was the entire inn. I highly recommend.

Quiet time in the white mountains

4.4 on July 06, 2017

My wife and I happened upon the Darby Inn one fall evening after a long day hike a few years ago. It was a little off season and they took us right in to a nice room and hot shower. After a nap We then had an awesome meal with cocktails by the fireplace after dinner. The bed was very comfortable and we had a great breakfast the next morning by one of the many dining room windows looking out over the white mountains. We have been back 3 times since, most recently this past weekend. We highly recommend the Darby Inn. Ask for room #24!

Best Inn at the Conway Area!

4.0 on June 20, 2017

My wife and I have been coming to The Darby for over thirty years! We came the first year that the Donaldson's purchased. We have many fond memories with guests and family as well as the Donaldson family themselves. Marc, Maria and the staff have never failed to delight. Awsome food, great cocktails and an inviting overall feel of the inn always provide for an excellent stay. I could not give the five star rating because the website wouldn't let me go higher than four. Otherwise I would have! I would recommend to anyone looking for a proper getaway. (Obviously!!)

Relaxing & quiet!

4.8 on June 06, 2017

Very nice B&B that is conveniently located near shopping & sites. The staff is very friendly & the views are great. Love the hummingbird table!

Wonderful weekend getaway

5 on March 05, 2017

First time at a B&B with my girlfriend and I couldn't be happier that we chose Darby feild inn. It was very relaxing and romantic surrounded by beautiful views of the mountains. The staff was kind and friendly and the food was outstanding. We cannot wait to go back , Eric V

Great weekend getaway.

4.6 on August 23, 2016

I booked this trip through living social and was very pleasantly surprised. It's in a beautiful, secluded location but still close to the White Mountains and attractions. Very beautiful setting, room view of the presidential Mountain range and lovely grounds to walk around in. The pool was great, my husband and I had it to ourselves. No kids is another plus, everything was very quiet and relaxing. We stayed in one of the traditional rooms which is quite small, which is why I only gave a 3 to that aspect. Everything else was perfect and breakfast was extraordinary!

Gem off the beaten path

4.4 on August 19, 2016

What a surprise to arrive at this beautiful country inn 2 mi above busy Rt 16 just off the Kangamangus Hwy. . Quiet and peaceful. The service and accommodations are some of the best we have encountered at any B and B we have stayed in. Marc -the owner- was most helpful with planning our trip. The living room was warm and comfortable. Comfortable chairs to sit and read.- (it was raining.) The grounds were well cared for with multiple areas of flower gardens, sitting areas and a heated pool. Enjoy a cocktail in the Littlefield Tavern and be mesmerized by the swarms of hummingbirds feeding at the feeders hung on the windows. The entire staff was friendly and made you feel like old friends. We ate in the dinning room both nights. Although the kitchen is a little slow, the food is very good. Breakfasts were delightful. Our room was on the top floor as this seems to be the only rooms that have AC. We had a suite which had a nice sitting room off the bedroom with comfortable couch, chairs and TV. Everything in this Inn is up to date. This is an old Inn and some of the floors tend to slant but that is part of the charm of old! We would highly recommend this Inn and definitely will return.


5 on August 02, 2016

Stayed at the Inn earlier this week for two nights in the Samuel Room. My husband and I have been visiting inns and bed and breakfasts throughout New England for over 30 years and we have been to some beautiful places BUT the Darby Field Inn was, by far, the most beautiful inn with the most magnificent in. That we have ever visited. The inn and grounds are kept in absolutely meticulous condition. The views from our balcony were more beautiful than my words can describe. The food was excellent. Our waitress for dinner was excellent and so much fun to chat with. Carol, you certainly have met your calling working at the inn. It is very obvious that you take so much pride in what you do and it shows. You always had a smile on your face and were so accommodating. Marc, you have a beautiful property and top notch employees. We absolutely loved every mi ute of our stay. Kathy and Ernie from Rhode Island.

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Rooms & Rates

Traditional Room #3

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $205

Littlefield Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $250 - $270

Standard Queen Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $165 - $185

Traditional Room #1

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $205

Mt. Washington Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $280 - $300

Traditional Room #2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $205

Shackford Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $250 - $270

Tess' Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $210 - $230

Chase Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $230 - $250

Laura's Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $250 - $270

Standard King Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

$165 - $185

Traditional Room #4

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $185 - $205

Samuel's Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $250 - $270

Check Dates


Location Type

National Forest, Countryside, Mountains


Portland, ME (PWM-Intl. Jet Port) 60 miles

Directions to property:

Winter directions: 1/2 mile south of Conway, turn off Rte 16 onto Bald Hill Rd. Go up 1 mile & turn right onto Chase Hill Rd, follow one more mile to the Inn. Spring, Summer, Fall directions: Turn onto Rt 112 (Kancamaugus Highway) and follow for 1.4 miles. Turn left at our sign onto Abenaki Way, follow up .5 miles to Inn.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Kancamagus Highway, White Mountain National Forest, Conway Scenic Railroads, Mt. Washington, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Library, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Pool, Telephone, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Wooded trails

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 11:00 - 11:00
  • Check Out:: 9:11
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Only in designated areas
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions



Marc & Maria Donaldson

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Marc - Golf, X-country skiing/snowshoeing, yoga, and world travel. Maria - painting and drawing, natural healing, meditation, and writing.

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  • Time Served: M-F: 8:30am, Sat-Sun:8am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian gluten free

Signature Dish

Roast Duckling
Half duckling, french boned & roasted to perfect crispness; served with a unique seasonal fruit sauce.