Colby Hill Inn

Colby Hill Inn

33 The Oaks Street
Henniker, NH 03242-0779
United States
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Toll Free (800) 531-0330 ; Local (603) 428-3281

This rambling and historic eighteenth century Inn is a peaceful and romantic country inn in central New England. Situated on 5+ acres, the inn is the perfect choice for a weekend getaway, celebration or romantic night! Period antiques, warm down comforters, genuine hospitality and interaction with baby goats who have tons of personality are the hallmarks of this New Hampshire bed and breakfast. However, under new ownership, the inn is quickly becoming a destination for dining for couples from as far away as Boston due to Chef Bruce Barnes' crafting a delightful range of world cuisines from the best of local foods. The restaurant features over 10 farms from within 15 miles of the inn as well as the inn's own organic gardens. Completely air conditioned, all 14 guest rooms offer private bathrooms and brand new mattresses and luxury pillows, some with fireplaces and two person whirlpools. Two luxury carriage house suites include jacuzzi's for two, rainwater showers, french door to deck overlooking the inground pool; the ultimate in relaxation.

Classic New Hampshire New England scenery abounds around this village on the Contoocook River with its own covered bridge. Just 90 minutes North of Boston, the Colby Hill Inn is an ideal getaway spot for seeing New England…or doing nothing at all! Relax around our in-ground pool in the summer or hike and bike the nearby trails from our front door. In winter, skiing and tubing are just minutes away at Pat's Peak or Mt. Sunapee. Nearby enjoy the Contoocook River, Lake Sunapee and countless antique shops and museums including the Shaker Canterbury Village. We're just an hour from Vermont, the Seacoast and a little over an hour and a half from the White Mountains.

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  • Inn Amenities Refine Search: Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Wine/Spirits available

Food & Wine

The Grazing Room restaurant is farm-to-table driven and open five nights a week (we close Mondays and Tuesdays). We accept reservations from 5:30 to 8:30 pm Wed-Sat and Sunday evenings 5:00 till 7:30 pm. Our menu changes weekly in tune with the offerings of local farms. Chef Proprietor Bruce Barnes was formerly the Senior Executive Chef at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. where he oversaw food service for economic leaders of the world, including royalty such as Prince William and heads of state, and up to 6,000 people a day.

Special Holiday dinners from 12:00-5:30 on Thanksgiving, Easter and Mother's Day

We do not serve dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day/Evening so our staff may enjoy their families.

Rooms & Suites

Each of our 14 individually decorated guest rooms has a private bath, telephone (with private line), CD radio/alarm clock, and data port. Some have wood-burning or gas fireplaces and two-person whirlpools. Cozy down comforters, in-room bathrobes and hairdryers, along with king- and queen-sized beds, (some rooms have two beds or a sleeper sofa for a third guest) provide a peaceful environment for your getaway. We have central air conditioning throughout as well as complimentary Wi-Fi access! Each guestroom is unique; many have Oriental rugs, period antiques, four-poster beds, and individual touches not found in most lodgings.

  • Accommodations: Efficiency, Suites
  • # Rooms: 14
  • Beds: Double, Queen, King
  • Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishings, Bathrobes, Fireplaces, Hair dryers, Private Deck, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi, Alarm Clocks, Ironing Boards
  • Entertainment: iPod Docking Stations
  • Safes: In-Room, Front Desk
  • Handicap Accessible: Limited

Guest Services

  • Internet Services: Wireless, Complimentary
  • Corporate Rates: No
  • Front Desk/Security: Onsite
  • Inn Amenities: Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, GLBT Friendly, Green/Enviromentally Friendly, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits available

Location Type

  • Location Type: Small Town/Village

Weddings & Events

Colby Hill Inn is the picture perfect setting for a New Hampshire wedding. Six acres of beautiful grounds surround the 1797 farmhouse at the Colby Hill Inn. Perennial gardens, fields, antique barns, and a garden gazebo create a beautiful setting for an outdoor wedding. Yes, barn wedding are available for 2017!