Read what other travelers have already discovered about Squam Lake Inn, Inn Kitchen + Bar, & the Squam Lake MarketPlace. As always we must give our staff the credit for their amazing work, and the amazing guests and customers we have enjoyed taking care of over the years!
Recent Press for Squam Lake Inn
Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice 2022
We are honored to be named a Travelers’ Choice award-winner. This means we are among the top 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor.
KAYAK Travel Awards 2022
The KAYAK Travel Awards promotes top-rated accommodation properties and is based on reviews and ratings from real travelers. We are pleased that Squam Lake Inn has been selected!
Top 10 Hotels Near Lake Winnipesaukee
"The Squam Lake Inn is housed within an 1895 farmhouse, just a short walk from the water. Look forward to made-to-order gourmet breakfasts, served on the deck with a garden view or in the dining room, as well as afternoon tea and dessert. The rooms all come with private baths, and some offer upscale perks like a claw-foot tub or fireplace. The on-site Inn Kitchen + Bar serves a delicious seasonal menu and an enticing selection of craft beers."
Guide to Squam Lake | New Hampshire Getaway
"This Holderness bed-and-breakfast stands out with its lush gardens, laid-back porch, and popular on-site restaurant. Each of the nine guest rooms in this 1895 farmhouse has been recently redecorated and offers a private bath and modern amenities."
Where Smitten Ice Cream's Founder Goes To Chill
“It’s a hidden gem ... it just feels stumbled-upon and lovely and quiet. There’s a lot of time out from life and adventure to be had.” “You can’t go wrong with ordering lobster there.”
50 States: 50 Female Chefs
Chef Rae Andrews runs The Inn Kitchen + Bar where she prepares an ever-changing menu featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients from local farmers and a resident fishmonger. Onsite, the property's gardens grow herbs and flowers used in craft cocktails.
TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence
"This Inn nailed it! It is decorated beautifully, comfortable, food was exquisite!" "The lake is beautiful and SLI is a rare treat" "Our room was beautifully decorated and we loved the barn door to the private bathroom. The breakfast was included and the food was outstanding."
The Best Romantic Getaways in New England
"This adorable inn has rooms decorated with classic “lake house” items like paddles, pictures of wildlife, and the like. Cozy up to the fireplace with your partner and discover the sweet romance here in the Lakes Region."
Squam Lake Revisited
"Rooms at the inn, located within easy walking distance to Squam Lake, are bright and airy, and the front porch is a great place to relax...The cozy, indoor-outdoor Inn Kitchen + Bar showcases thoughtfully sourced, local ingredients...If you’re looking to pick up a quick sandwich or picnic fixings, stop by the Squam Lake Marketplace"
Top 11 Things to Do in New Hampshire Lakes Region
"It’s quite surprising to discover a trendy, locavore tavern in back of an 1800’s farmhouse, but Inn Kitchen and Bar is one of the hottest “foodie” destination in the NH Lakes region."
Best 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."
Favorite Al Fresco Dining Spots in New Hampshire.
"When the sun is shining there's only one place to eat -- outside!"
55 Best New Hampshire Getaways
"You can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the Inn Kitchen + Bar, which also offers local brews and unique wines."
4 Inns for Nature Lovers
"This family-owned boutique property offers nine newly decorated guest rooms"
Best BLT in New Hampshire
"Squam Lake Inn in Holderness has a BLT to beat the band. For dinner, find it loaded with lobster. "
Top 10 Hidden Escape in the US
"This charming bed and breakfast...provides a quintessential lakeside getaway."
Squam Lake Inn: Fodor's Review
"A full country breakfast and daily tea with afternoon desserts are included. The inn is within an easy drive of the area's best shopping and dining."
Visiting the Squam Lake Inn
"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."
The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan
"located near the idyllic site where On Golden Pond was filmed, is best known for owner Rae Andrews’s eccentric take on country cooking"