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Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa
Bed and Breakfast
Jackson, New Hampshire

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The Inn at Thorn Hill is the perfect Jackson NH lodging choice for that long-deserved vacation, romantic getaway, honeymoon or intimate wedding

Romantic escapes and relaxing retreats are our specialty in the beautiful setting of the village of Jackson, just over the covered bridge. Come recline on our wraparound porch, feel the sweet, clean breezes of the mountain air, watch a northern sunset and let our staff pamper and relax you. December will see our last wine weekend of the year. So why not come and join us for some fantastic skiing, then spend the evening in our four diamond restaurant indulging in gourmet food paired with wine from boutique wineries on Highway 101.

As a guest of the Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa, you'll enjoy our uniquely decorated rooms in the Main Inn and Carriage House, or perhaps, our exquisite Private Cottages

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Each stay at the Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa includes a full breakfast daily, afternoon tea and cookies and dinner from our exquisite menu in our dining room each night. In addition, we also offer full concierge service from our guest services agents, outdoor year-round hot tub, and outdoor pool in summer. Nightly turn-down service, full lounge with separate menu, on-site day spa and seasonal activities year round make any stay with us memorable and relaxing.

MAIN INN ROOMS all have fireplaces, private baths with two-person Jacuzzi and separate shower, tuck away TV/DVD, telephones, air conditioners with individual temperature control, a writing desk, robes, and hair dryers. Our suites and rooms are named with historical references and for the mountains in New Hampshire’s Presidential Range.

PRIVATE COTTAGES are available. Each cottage has a French Country Décor, gas fireplace, telephone, TV/DVD, coffee maker, private bath with two-person Jacuzzi, robes, hair dryer, air conditioning, and porch or deck.

THE CARRIAGE HOUSE is open seasonally. It is located a short distance from the inn on the way to our pool. It is decorated in North Country/Adirondack decor. There is a deck outside, with our year round hot tub located around the back. Inside there are six guest rooms, all with private baths, some with Jacuzzi tubs. The first floor great room has a wood burning brick fireplace, couches and tables, making it a great place to relax and enjoy the lodge style atmosphere. The carriage house is a great place for groups and family. Ask about rates for renting the entire house for your next stay with us. It's an affordable solution to have your very own mountain vacation house. It's roomy enough for fifteen people – all with private baths, housekeeping, and breakfast. It’s one of the best deals going for ski or summer rentals!

Breakfast at Thorn Hill

Mornings at the Inn are a beautiful way to start the day, as our chef has thoughtfully prepared a rotating menu of choices, different for each day within a seven day cycle.

Start your morning meal with a choice of the daily breads or muffins, along with chef’s amuse, which is something small and tasty from the morning kitchen, followed by three choices of breakfast entrées, ranging from selections like the ones in our breakfast menu. Enjoy your morning meal the way it should be, with mountain views from our dining room, home-made breads, granola, pastries and a range of choices that should please any palate.

Fine Dining

The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa is rated one of the top ten country inns in America, and one of only five dining rooms in the state of New Hampshire to receive the four-diamond award from AAA since 1997.

In January 2003, Conde Nast Gold list selected the Inn at Thorn Hill ‘#1 in the world for food in the Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice poll.

The main dining room with mountain views accommodates up to 75 people, with an adjacent semi-private dining room which seats up to 16 comfortably. Downstairs, we have the Cooperage, which is a private, stone walled dining and tasting room that seats up to 20 off the wine cellar for private dining and special events, or just a relaxing, intimate and uninterrupted dinner for two.

Lounge Dining

In addition to the more formal dining, our denim-friendly lounge seats up to fifty, in leather couches and club chairs, with nine seats at our fully-stocked bar for a great evening of libations and dining. Nosh on lighter fare from the lounge menu, or have a full dinner from the dining room menu while listening to entertainment Monday and Saturday evenings on our grand piano. We enjoy having local talent play in our lounge whenever we can, Saturday is Michael Jewell’s showcase of piano and dinner music.

We enjoy accommodating our dinner guests dietary needs or restrictions, so do let us know when booking your reservation the specifics of the requirements so we and Chef Peter Belmonte can ensure you have a superb meal.

Full liquor service, a full scotch list, Champagnes by the glass, cognacs, cordials & other adult libations are kept behind the bar, so stop in and sit, take a look at everything we have stocked, and enjoy a choice of beverages to suit your mood.

Weddings at Thorn Hill Inn & Spa

The Inn at Thorn Hill is an extraordinary place to celebrate, and we enjoy catering weddings and functions for couples and groups who desire a personal, unique and signature event that stands above the ‘cookie-cutter’ functions thrown at larger properties.

We pride ourselves in being the only four-diamond inn and restaurant in the Mt. Washington area, owed largely to our unsurpassed quality, elegance, cuisine, room amenities and service, and we carry this very important and very high level of commitment to excellence and service into all weddings and functions we have at the Inn at Thorn Hill. We will work very closely with you and your group to plan the function you envision, ensuring a personal experience for you and your guests that will be remembered for anniversaries to come.

Our Spa

Our on-site spa staffs therapists who work diligently to design a course of holistic treatment that will work well for all our clients. There is an extensive spa menu with options to choose from as well as special spa packages available.

Our day spa facilities include:

* Redwood sauna
* Two massage rooms
* A hydrotherapy tub for wraps, body scrubs and hydrotherapy
* A full fitness room
* Manicure/pedicure station
* Separate room for yoga and pilates

Even if you have nott reserved a spa service, all our guests enjoy time in the sauna or fitness room for a little added respite from a day of relaxing. Our full spa will help our guests find their way through the quiet world of spa therapies, but should you need further help or questions, our guest service staff will be able to help you finalize your plans and book your appointment.

Our therapists work diligently to design a course of holistic treatment that will work well for all our clients. Though there is an extensive spa menu with options to choose from, it is not unusual for them to design services specific to our clients' needs. Do let us know if this is something that may interest you, and we can work with the therapists to create a therapy for everyone.

The Ideal Location to Explore Both The Mountains and Seacoast

The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa has a remarkable location. You arrive at the inn after driving through the picture postcard perfect covered bridge, and ascend a slight hill to the inn.

You can easily walk from the inn to the shops and art galleries in Jackson Village - or simply stroll the 1 1/4 mile loop that rings the village. Other highlights of the village include an 18-hole golf course; Jackson Falls (a favorite spot for picnics or a cooling dip on a hot summer day); the river walk along the Wildcat River; the Stanford White designated town library just over the stone bridge which spans the Wildcat River below Jackson Falls; and the 780,000 acre White Mountain National Forest which provides endless opportunities for recreation.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Mt. Washington Cog Railway, Storyland, White Mountain National Forest, Tuckermans Ravine, Great Glen Trails, Mt. Washington Auto Road, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area


Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Rock climbing, Ice climbing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

Rates and Policies

  • Rates: $139 - $400
  • Minimum stay required (Minimum stay of 2 or 3 nights required during most weekends/holidays.)
  • Smoking is allowed outside only (Outside only)
  • We cannot accommodate guest pets
  • Limitations on children staying (Children over eight years old are welcome.)
  • No childcare is provided
  • Consumption of alcohol is permitted (Award-winning wine list & full liquor)
  • Deposit amount required (Deposit of a one night's stay is due for reservations of two nights or less, and on half the total stay for reservations of three nights or longer.)
  • Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and Check out time is 11:00 a.m.
  • Cancellations:
    In the event of cancellation, fifteen days notice is required for a refund of your deposit, minus a $20 per room cancellation fee. If a cancellation is received on or within fourteen days prior to your arrival, your deposit is held with us for a future stay within six months, less the cancellation fee of $50 when your future reservation is made.
  • Please note:
    Please take note that our cancellation policy does change during our peak seasons.
    The Inn's prime seasons, fall foliage and Christmas week, are traditionally high volume times, any and all cancellations affect us significantly. For peak season reservations, your deposit will be refunded minus a $100 cancellation fee if we receive notification of your cancellation no less than 30 days prior to your arrival. Cancellations with less than 30 days notice will have the deposit held, less the $100 cancellation fee, to apply for a future stay with us within six months.

    For guests on our meal plan, we request reservations in our dining room prior to your arrival to ensure seating at your desired times. If you cannot make your dinner reservation either before your arrival or during your stay with us, please let us know at Guest Services PRIOR to your reservation time, and we can adjust your package less the dinner plan charges, and even suggest local eateries that are available to you. If you do not cancel your dinner reservations, and simply don't turn up, then we unfortunately cannot deduct the package charges from your room rate without advance notice. We appreciate your courtesy.

Gift Certificates Available

Relax yourself and your mind at The Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa, and enjoy everyday to the fullest

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The Thorn Hill Inn & Spa is a proud member of the following associations:
Distinctive Inns of New England
Professional Association of Innkeepers International (PAII)
Select Registry
Chamber of Commerce


 Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa
Bed and Breakfast

40 Thorn Hill Road
Jackson, New Hampshire 03846

Fax: 603-383-8062
Email: stay@innatthornhill.com
Homepage: www.innatthornhill.com
Innkeepers: Heidi & Gunther Zweimuller

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