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!

Reserve a table at the Inn Kitchen +Bar.

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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Featured Special

Midweek Stay, Shop & Dine!



Stay with us 3 consecutive midweek nights and receive a $25 Squam Lake Inn gift card! This gift card can be used at Inn Kitchen + Bar, Red Barn Gift Shop or the Squam Lake Market Place.  Use promo code MIDWEEK when booking online.

Effective April 17th through October 31st, 2015.

Book Online using Promo Code: MIDWEEK or Call (603) 968-4417!

*The Inn Kitchen + Bar is closed on Monday & Tuesdays. One card per reservation.

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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