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Inn at Ellis River

17 Harriman Road
Jackson, NH 03846

Toll-free (800) 233-8309

Phone (603) 383-9339

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Nestled by a sparkling stream on several acres at the edge of picturesque Jackson village in the Mount Washington valley of New Hampshire, the inn’s rooms and rustic cottage for two are uniquely appointed with period furnishings. Many have two-person jetted tubs and/or balconies; almost all have fireplaces. Let the river’s soothing sounds lull you to sleep. Awaken to clear mountain air and a bountiful homemade breakfast in the sunny dining room of our New Hampshire inn.

Spend your days enjoying scenic drives, exploring waterfalls, hiking, canoeing or kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, golfing, tax-free shopping or just relaxing with a book by our heated outdoor pool (May-September) or in the Adirondack chairs by the river. For the eco-adventurous, you can scale Mount Washington via the Auto Road, the Cog Railway or hiking trails, take a moose tour, or a go on a mountainside horseback ride. Fall surrounds you with its brilliant foliage, and when the snow flies, you can cross-country ski, snowshoe, take a sleigh ride, or choose from one of five alpine ski centers nearby. No matter the season, you can return from exploring the White Mountains to enjoy afternoon refreshments in our gazebo or by a blazing fire, a game of darts or billiards in our cozy game room/pub, the challenge of a Stave puzzle or board game in our sitting room, or the relaxing view of the river as you soak in our atrium-enclosed hot tub. Dining is available at many wonderful restaurants in Jackson and nearby North Conway.

Year round, the inn is a perfect choice for a weekend getaway, a relaxing vacation, or to celebrate any special occasion. Find yourselves here before life hurries on ~ we are waiting to welcome you!

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Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season


Over 12


Rural, Mountains, Waterfront, Waterview, Small Town/Village


  • Pool
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Gardens on Property
  • GLBT Friendly
  • Green/Enviro-Friendly


Outside Only


Wired, Wireless, Complimentary


All our accommodations, whether a classic room or a suite, offer warmth and quiet comfort to welcome you. Each is uniquely decorated with period furnishings and a wide variety of traditional and modern amenities. All rooms have private baths, cable TV/DVD, phones, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, and clock radios. Terry lined robes are available and English toiletries are provided. Many rooms have two-person Jacuzzis and/or balconies; most have wood burning, gas or electric fireplaces. The inn is air conditioned and provides free WiFi and a guest computer.

  • Cottages
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites

Double , Queen, King



  • Air Conditioning
  • Antique Furnishings
  • Bathrobes
  • Featherbeds
  • Fireplaces
  • Hairdryers
  • Luxury Linens
  • Private Deck
  • Telephones
  • Whirlpool or Jacuzzi
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Ironing Boards

  • Cable TV
  • CD Players
  • Music Library
  • Video Library

Start with a choice of juice, fruit, cereals, two freshly baked sweet breads, muffins or coffee cake, and your choice of hot beverage. Then choose between our two hot entrées, each served with maple glazed bacon or sausage and a choice of toast from a local artisan bakery if you wish. The sweet entrée might be apple cider pancakes with warm apple cinnamon topping and crème fraîche, lemon ricotta pancakes with fresh berries and whipped cream, or perhaps almond croissant french toast topped with a raspberry sauce and fresh strawberries. There's maple syrup, of course! Or opt for our savory entrée of the day which might be a double tomato, basil and mozzarella omelet, a garden vegetable frittata, or Eggs Benedict strudel. We feature local and regional food products as much as possible. Elegant and hearty, our breakfasts will leave you satisfied and ready to explore the White Mountains or in the winter, ready to ski to your heart's content. If you are departing early, a continental breakfast is always available ~ just ask an innkeeper the day before.

Jackson has an enviable selection of unique formal and casual restaurants and pubs. The inn has arranged dinner packages with the Wentworth and the White Mountain Cider Company for your convenience. Nearby Inn at Thorn Hill offers a Four Diamond dining experience. We also have menu books for all Jackson and many North Conway - Conway area restaurants and are happy to make reservations for you.



Individual Tables, Set Times, Flexible Times

Beer, Wine, Spirits


  • Special Diets Accommodated
  • Vegetarian Options

  • Afternoon Tea/Refreshments
  • Complimentary Snacks
  • Early Coffee/Tea
  • Picnics Available


  • Antique Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Biking
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Rivers/Lakes
  • Shopping
  • Snow Skiing - Cross Country
  • Snow Skiing - Downhill
  • Snowmobiling
  • State/National Parks

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The picturesque village of Jackson, known for the scenic White Mountains, cascading waterfalls, and the historic red covered bridge, named the “Honeymoon Bridge”, is the ideal romantic setting for your engagement, intimate wedding, elopement or honeymoon. Staff at the Inn at Ellis River are delighted arrange the perfect romantic event for you. The Inn offers packages from which to choose, or we will help you design a romantic event especially for you. Just give us a call and we will be happy to help you with your plans!

  • Ceremony
  • Receptions

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor


More about our weddings services

Check out the recipes on our website

Baked Eggs with Oregano

This vegetarian breakfast entree makes use of local ingredients from our gardens and regional farms. The recipe was featured as part of the Country Inns in the White Mountains Inn to Inn Herb Tour in June, 2010.

Banana Blueberry Muffins

Summertime means local blueberries are abundant in the White Mountains, so the Inn features them in these muffins at breakfast. Frozen blueberries may be substituted in winter months.

Dilly Corn Cheddar Muffins

These muffins are a great compliment any of the Southwestern style savory breakfast entrees we serve. They were featured in the Country Inns in the White Mountains first annual Inn to Inn Herb Tour in 2009. This tour features 10 different inns in the Mount Washington Valley, and is held the first weekend of June each year.

Ionian Bruschetta with Oregano

Each year the Country Inns in the White Mountains feature an Inn to Inn Herb Tour the first weekend in June. Participants tour 10 inns and receive seeds or plants, recipes, herbal lore and cultivating hints, and sample tasty treats of course! This bruschetta showcased oregano on the 2010 tour.

Lebkuchen Brownies with White Chocolate Frosting

Each year the Inn at Ellis River participates in an Inn-to-Inn Cookie Tour. These spicy holiday treats were a recent favorite.

Raspberry Apricot Almond Bars

These yummy bars were featured at the 2010 Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie Tour. The tour features 12 different inns in the Mt. Washington valley and is held the second weekend in December each year.

Savory Cheddar, Parmesan and Sun-Dried Tomato Biscotti

These savory bites are wonderful with afternoon tea or a glass of wine.