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. Located near Meredith & Lake Winnipesaukee, our Squam Lake Bed and Breakfast 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.


Red Barn Shop


Renovated and established in 2006, the Red Barn Shop at the Squam Lake Bed and Breakfast is a one-of-a-kind gift shop packed with home and garden items that are sure to inspire! You won't want to miss seeing our stylish clothing, jewelry, bath and body products, candles, bags, home décor and stationary items! We have personally chosen our favorites and hope they become yours! Our 1890's post and beam Red Barn is a must see!

Visit our store for those perfect gifts for yourself or someone special; there is something for everyone. We specialize in featuring green products and representing local and USA products.



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!


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.


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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