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Charlton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed for two nights in March as part of the March Maple Madness Tour (which I highly recommend and will get to later on in the review). This was our first stay at The Buttonwood Inn and we will definitely be back. The inn is located in a quiet area just a few minutes drive from...

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Bar Harbor
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

It's hard to know where to begin on this. Paula's breakfasts are amazing. The sweet potato hash has topped my all time favorite breakfast list. I love the alternating sweet and savory days. Bill was wonderful with his wealth of knowledge and the knack of being available for a conversation but knowing when to give space for solitude. The rooms...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Though we have a set gourmet breakfast entree including a starter with savory one morning and sweet the next, as a chef, I like to follow current food trends. The sweet potato and homemade turkey sausage hash was introduced over a year ago during a Wellness Workshop as a nutritional side. It...

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and I celebrated NYE with friends (who were returning guests) at the Inn. It was a wonderful location for a winter get away - near the hills, snow shoe trails out back, friendly staff and a delicious breakfast each morning. We made use of the outdoor hot tub as well as the bar/rec room area which allowed us...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you, Jen, for your kind review. We're happy that you had a wonderful time at the Buttonwood Inn. We're also appreciative that you came with Kris and Steve who we are very fond of and just plain fun to be around. We hope you return soon!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Our family of 5 have stayed at the Buttonwood Inn for the past 6 years. In the past, we went for the weekend for Polar Express. Now that the kids are getting older, we went up to North Conway to ski. We love the Buttonwood Inn! It is so peaceful there and Bill & Paula are wonderful hosts! Paula's breakfasts...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you, Teri, for your wonderful and kind review. Bill and I were happy to see you come back again, this time for a ski vacation, with David and the girls. We remember when your family stayed at the Buttonwood Inn for Polar Express and came four successive years later. Grace, the oldest daughter, was nine years old then. Now...

Massapequa, New York, United States
Reviewed 23 February 2017

You're on vacation. You want to be close to activity but you also want to get away from it all. The Buttonwood Inn is the place for you. You will be minutes from all the activity of charming North Conway and within daily driving distance of all the notches. This is a warm and comfortable Inn. It is quaint, clean...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Barbara, thank you for your kind review. We know John and you drove a long distance from Long Island to visit with us again, this time for a longer stay. We're always happy to see you both and enjoy our conversations. Bill and I hope to see you both again sometime in the future!

Massachusetts
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I just returned home from a two night stay at the Buttonwood, and we only have good things to say. Bill and Paula were great and very accommodating. I enjoyed having the flexibility with check in time and were greeted with a tour of the Inn. We stayed in room 1 which was a good size for...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you, Kaitlynn for your very detailed and lovely review of your experience at our inn. Aside from preparing and serving our guests a delicious gourmet breakfast each morning, we try to make our home comfortable and inviting availing our guests of many amenities. Bill and I look forward to you and Chris returning to the Buttonwood!

Somerville, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I can't say enough great things about the Buttonwood. My husband and I have had amazing, first-class experiences every stay! We have stayed at the Buttonwood three times now in the last four years. Twice for the Chocolate Festival in February and just last weekend. We've come with one couple, four other couples, as well as our friends and their...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your thoroughly detailed and kind review of us and what we offer to guests at our inn. We were happy to see you both come back again! We always enjoy our conversations with you both because you are genuinely nice people. Yes, we do hope you come back in the summer for some hiking nearby...

Reviewed 4 January 2017

After spending a beautiful 3 day, fall holiday at the Buttonwood a few years ago, my wife and I needed a New Years getaway. The first place that came to our mind was making a return visit to the Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprize. From the perfect New England mountain setting to the very warm, cozy and relaxing environment of...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind and wonderful review. We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience staying with us and happy to learn that we were top of mind for your return visit. We had a wonderful time with you both and our other return guests on New Year's Day evening conversing and relaxing in...

Medfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My family has stayed at the Buttonwood Inn 5 times (2010-2015), and each time the service has gotten even better! Bill and Paula are amazing hosts, and amazing cooks! Each breakfast is gourmet and homemade. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are available at all times in the day, while cookies or cupcakes are left out in the evening. Each room...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review. We always enjoyed seeing your family return to our inn. You all were very nice guests and we were happy to see how much each of the children grew up in the past five years. Our conversations often consisted of catching up on what everyone was doing and showing photos of our...

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Bill and Paula were welcoming and wonderful to our family of 4 on our trip this past weekend. We have 2 small children which can make traveling difficult, but they made us feel right at home. We went for the Journey to the north pole train package and the 2 kids loved every minute. They have a great family room...

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BillButtonwood, Owner at Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise, responded to this review

Bill and I thoroughly enjoyed your visit with us! We try to make it more convenient for families with young children by offering a Pack and Play crib, high chair, and booster seat here at the inn. After visiting our young granddaughters over the Christmas holiday, we were reminded how much stuff parents have to bring on just weekend trips....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you enjoy nature and the peaceful atmosphere of the mountains and forest, The Buttonwood Inn on Mt. Surprise offers that and more while being close to everything. We are situated on more than five secluded acres of field and forests, two miles from the village of North Conway. Our hiking trails on Bartlett Mountain are accessed out our back door where you can follow the myriad of intersecting trails for hours. Within five minutes, the peacefulness of the mountain trail will envelope you. The Buttonwood Inn has been a Select Registry member since 1999. In 2013, The Buttonwood Inn became a member of the Diamond Collection. The Daily Meal named The Buttonwood Inn as one of "The Top 50 US Bed-and-Breakfasts for Food" in May 2013. The Buttonwood Inn has been awarded the Best of New England 2010-11 and Best Food 2009-10. In October 2010, Travel Channel listed The Buttonwood Inn as one of the "Top 10 New England Bed and Breakfasts." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buttonwood Inn on Mount Surprise

Address: 64 Mount Surprise Rd, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-6508
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Conway > North Conway
Price Range: €161 - €227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“If you have a big family, then ask Bill and Paula about the connected rooms. They are two rooms connected just for families!”
gtk_22, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room with an ensuite bathroom to save walking down the corridor in the middle of the night.”
AWYorkshire, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed room 1 at the back of the inn, but all rooms are good.”
T1005LUsarad, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed in Deluxe+ rooms 6 & 7 on the second floor. Both have a separate sitting area and look out on the front & back of the Inn.”
BaystateTravelers, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the private bathroom”
rsteeves2016, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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