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.

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! Enjoy exceptional lodging near Lake Winnipesaukee.


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.


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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  • "The menu changed daily to take advantage of the best seasonal offerings from local organic farmers and freshly caught sustainable seafood reinforced the impression"

    Luxury Travel Review, Nov. 28 2011

  • "I was impressed with the spot-on service the inn provides. The cozy rooms were freshly appointed, the staff was welcoming, and the new porch addition called out to sit a spell."

    NH Magazine, 2010

  • "A customer favorite dessert is the ice cream sandwiches made with Cindy's fresh baked cookies and the local ice cream."

    NH Magazine, 2010

  • "In Holderness, the pretty eight-room Squam Lake Inn is an 1895 Victorian farmhouse with a justly popular restaurant, Inn Kitchen + Bar, which serves lunch and dinner indoors or on a screened porch or a deck."

    In Jersey Magazine, Aug 2012