Welcome to the Squam Lake Inn

Staying at the Squam Lake Inn in Holderness, NH will whisk you away from the cares of yesterday and usher you into the splendor of the Lake and White Mountains regions of New Hampshire. Our boutique hotel near Lake Winnipesaukee & Meredith is but a short walk or drive from the shores of Squam Lake. Guests enjoy basking in the simple pleasures of nature’s beauty of the New Hampshire lake region. Enjoy exceptional lodging near Lake Winnipesaukee.

Meanwhile, your senses will be tantalized with the culinary delights from our kitchen, serving a delicious breakfast to our inn guests in addition lunch, and dinner!

Roasted Turkey On Harvest TableThanksgiving from the MarketPlace

Back by popular demand! Let us do the work while you enjoy Thanksgiving with your family and friends.

Squam Lake MarketPlace Thanksgiving Menu

Act quickly as all orders must be placed no later than Sunday, November 22nd for pick up on Wednesday, November 25th between 11am – 5pm.

Call (603) 968-8588 or stop by the MarketPlace to place your order today!

Food Among Friends


Join us at the Inn Kitchen + Bar for lunch, dinner or weekend breakfast and dine alongside locals, summer residents and vacationers alike.

Unique wines and local brews have been hand selected to complement the meal. We are completely dedicated and focused on providing you with the best fresh, local and seasonal ingredients available by working with our local farmers.

Reserve a Table at the Inn Kitchen +Bar.


Squam Lake Attractions


Ideally located, the Squam Lake Inn is close to all the New Hampshire Lakes Region has to offer. Just walking distance to the marina where the movie "On Golden Pond" was filmed, catch the tour boat and explore pristine Squam Lake.

Drive to Meredith and Center Harbor on Lake Winnipesaukee in under fifteen minutes, you couldn't ask for a better place to relax while enjoying the great outdoors, browsing and dining. Within thirty minutes you can be in the White Mountain Region to explore the magnificent terrain!


Squam Lake MarketPlace


The Squam Lake MarketPlace re-opened for business in 2012 by the dedicated crew at the Squam Lake Inn. We are excited to now offer prepared foods, sandwiches, specialty coffees, craft beer, wines, an extensive grocery section, numerous local products, and so much more to visitors and locals alike. Our mission is to provide the best quality ingredients and carefully selected local products from the Lakes Region and the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

The MarketPlace is the only convenience store in the Squam Lakes region that offers a dock for lake access. Tie up your boat and walk the short path to the store. There you will find great food, drinks, and the friendly service you expect!


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Featured Special

Holiday Gift Cards!


Tis the Season of giving!

Between now and December 20 purchase a Squam Lake Inn Gift Card and receive our special holiday discount!

With a purchase of a $100 or more Gift Card receive an additional 10% value.
With a purchase of a $250 or more Gift Card receive an additional 10% value + SLI Mug. (while supplies last)

Gift cards can be used at all of our locations: the Squam Lake Inn, Inn Kitchen + Bar, and Squam Lake Market Place!

Give us a jingle at 603.968.4417
Happy Holidays

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  • Best New England Foliage Retreat - Yankee MagazineBest New England Foliage Retreat: There’s no better base camp than the Squam Lake Inn, renowned for its gourmet breakfasts and a restaurant that’s open to the public for lunch and dinner.

    Yankee Magazine, May 2015

  • Top 10 Hidden Escape - Bedandbreakfast.com Top 10 Hidden Escape in the US "This charming bed and breakfast...provides a quintessential lakeside getaway."

    Bedandbreakfast.com, 2014

  • Best New Hampshire BLT - nhmagazine.com Best BLT in New Hampshire "Squam Lake Inn in Holderness has a BLT to beat the band. For dinner, find it loaded with lobster. "

    NH Magazine, July 2014

  • press - nhmagazine.com"I was impressed with the spot-on service the inn provides. A customer favorite dessert is the ice cream sandwiches made with Cindy's fresh baked cookies and the local ice cream."

    NH Magazine, August 2010