Inn at Ellis River

17 Harriman Road P.o. Box 656, Jackson, New Hampshire 03846
Innkeeper(s): John and Mary Kendzierski
  • Bearver Brook Falls room with jacuzzi & balcony with river view

    Bearver Brook Falls room with jacuzzi & balcony with river view

  • Dianas Baths room ~ king bed, fireplace, wing chairs, traditional bath

    Dianas Baths room ~ king bed, fireplace, wing chairs, traditional bath

  • Franconia Falls room with poolside patio, fireplace, queen bed, jetted tub

    Franconia Falls room with poolside patio, fireplace, queen bed, jetted tub

 
  • Introduction

    Find Yourselves Here..... Before Life Hurries on

    Romance and relaxation reign at our country inn overlooking the Ellis River in picturesque Jackson, NH. Come, let the serenity of the inn and the surrounding White Mountains create unforgettable memories.

    Area Attractions within minutes of the Inn at Ellis River are...

    • Tax Free Outlet Shopping in North Conway (open year round)
    • Wentworth Golf Club & Eagle Mountain Golf Course at Jackson (open spring, summer, & fall)
    • Historic Mt. Washington Cog Railway (open spring, summer & fall)
    • Mt. Washington Auto Road (open spring, summer & fall) Snowcoach (winter)
    • Wildcat Gondola Ride & Zip Line (open spring, summer & fall)
    • Conway Scenic Railroad (open spring, summer & fall)
    • Jackson X-C Ski Touring Foundation (for x-c skiing in winter)
    • Black Mountain for Alpine Skiing (open in winter) Horseback riding summer
    • Attitash Bear Peak Mountain and Wildcat Mountain for Alpine Skiing (open in winter)
    • Mt. Cranmore for Alpine Skiing and tubing (open in winter) Mountain Coaster in summer and fall.
    • Attitash Water Slide & Mountain Coaster (open spring, summer & fall)

    Awaken to clear mountain air, wonderful for exploring the area's many waterfalls and hiking trails, including those leading to the summit of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeast. Tour New Hampshire's most scenic 100 miles, or enjoy golf, canoeing, fishing, or mountain biking, all just a few steps or minutes away. In winter, enjoy over 200 km of Cross-Country Ski Trails, try snowshoeing, a sleigh ride, or choose from one of five alpine ski centers nearby. In the mood for a slower pace? Enjoy 'flatland hiking' around Jackson village or in the many shops and outlets in North Conway. Or just relax beside the fireplace or pool and let your daily stresses slip away.

    In the mood for romance? We can arrange a candlelight dinner for two, our Celebration Package
    for any memorable occasion, or a sleigh or carriage ride, depending upon the season. We also have
    special packages for romantic getaways, anniversaries, honeymoons, and small intimate weddings or renewal of vows.

    Our full gourmet country breakfasts are included in your stay
    and feature local and regional products... 

    Our twenty rooms and separate rustic cottage for two have private baths, cable TV/DVD, phones, WiFi, hair driers, irons, robes, and air-conditioning. Many rooms have two-person jetted tubs and/or balconies, and most rooms have fireplaces. Open year round are our game room with billiards and darts, our sauna, and our hot tub for six located in our glass enclosed atrium overlooking the mountains and river. Our outdoor heated pool is available late May through early September (weather permitting).

    Two Person Jacuzzi and Fireplace Rooms Available!

    Our Country Inn – The Perfect Destination for Your Vacation in New England

    Return to the B&B to find afternoon refreshments awaiting you.  In summer, perhaps there is time for a dip in our heated outdoor pool, a stroll through the gardens, or just relaxing by the river or in the gazebo.


    Toast your feet in front of the welcoming fireplace in the lobby in fall and winter, or perhaps try a challenging Stave Puzzle in the sitting room. If you’ve been hiking or skiing, the hot tub beckons. The atrium is a perfect place to relax on a sunny day any time of the year.


    In the evening, there’s time for a lively game of billiards or darts, or perhaps just a warm drink in our cozy gameroom and pub. You’ll also find a selection of DVDs to watch in your room.

  • Breakfast & Afternoon Refreshments

    Our clear mountain air will assure your appetite for breakfast in our sunny dining room, and in the afternoon return from your adventures to enjoy freshly baked cookies and a seasonal beverage. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate are always available.


    Breakfast

    We will surprise you each morning with a different menu,often featuring local and regional foods. You’ll start with a first course of fruit and juice, cereals including our homemade granola, and a choice of sweet breads. Then choose between our two hot entrées, each served with sausage or our special bacon. One is sweet, such as a baked french toast, waffles, or pancakes, while the savory dish typically features eggs such as an omelet, frittata, or our special Eggs Benedict strudel. You'll be ready for a full day of activities enjoying the Mount Washington Valley.

    Afternoon Refreshments

    Leave for your adventures knowing that freshly baked cookies and a seasonal beverage will be waiting for you when you return. A large selection of coffees, teas, and herbal teas is available at all times.

    Dining in Jackson

    Jackson has an enviable selection of unique restaurants. The innkeepers are always happy to make reservations for you. If you are visiting on a weekend during one of most popular times to visit the White Mountains, we suggest making dinner reservations prior to arrival.

    Annual Inn-to-Inn Cookie Tour

    When you plan a holiday getaway for the second week in December, you can enjoy the annual Inn to Inn Holiday Cookie Tour featuring sweet and savory holiday treats at inns in the Mt. Washington Valley. Each of the  inns offers two new recipes for the tour each year. Tour goers  take home the recipes, plus a souvenier holiday ornament. Please visit our Packages for details about the December Tour.

    Annual Inn-to-Inn Herb Tour

    One of the TOP 20 NEW HAMSHIRE EVENTS chosen byYankee New England's Magazine

    Celebrate spring's arrival with this annual tour in late May or early June. Each inn chooses one herb and offers delicious samples of  special recipes. You might sample cheddar chive biscuits, a creamy minted pea soup, or savory sage pignoli cookies. You’ll go home with a notebook of new recipes, interesting herbal lore and a souvenir. Special farm to table dinners also are featured at some inns for an additional charge. Plan to attend the Tour this year. In the meantime, visit our website to get inspired by recipes from past tours when we featured chives, basil, dill, oregano and sage.



     

  • Weddings, Elopements & Honeymoons

    Here at the Inn at Ellis River, we can arrange the perfect romantic event for you. There are several special romantic, elopement, wedding and honeymoon packages from which to choose, or we will help you design one especially for you. Just give us a call and we will be happy to help you with your plans!

    Elopements and Renewal of Vows

    In addition to settings such as the gazebo or the riverside at the Inn, some couples choose one of the scenic locations in the Jackon area, such as Jackson or Glen Ellis Falls, or even the top of Mt. Washington, for their vows, then return to the inn to enjoy wedding cake and a toast to future happiness. This wedding or renewal of vows package is $769 plus 9% NH State Tax where applicable (Foliage/Holidays slightly higher). We are happy to customize the package for you as you wish, or combine your special Wedding for Two with our Honeymoon Package to create even more wonderful memories as you begin married life together.

    Intimate Weddings

    The Inn is a perfect setting if you wish a small, intimate event in a relaxed, casually elegant setting. Your celebration may be as private as just immediate family, or for up to approximately 20-24  guests. Other options include a ceremony at the community church, or one of the other scenic locations nearby, followed by an afternoon reception at the inn. The Inn offers an Intimate Wedding or Renewal of Vows Package for 10-12 persons is $1,059 plus 9% NH tax where applicable and can adjust this package for fewer or more guests as required. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide receptions with dinner service, but we can assist with dining options in the Jackson area.

    Honeymoon BridgeHoneymoons

    What better place to honeymoon than Jackson, New Hampshire with its Honeymoon Bridge?  The Inn offers a three night honeymoon package, or we will be happy to create a custom one just for you. The cost of the package varies by the days of the week chosen and season of the year. Midweek packages are $669 – $759 Quiet Season and $699 – $799 Inn Season, plus tax. Weekend and Foliage rates are slightly higher.

  • Conferences & Meetings

    Small Meetings and Retreats

    The Inn at Ellis River is pleased to offer a private facility for your small New Hampshire events, great for both meetings and retreats. We specialize in intimate meetings for up to 20 people with customized breakfast, breaks, and luncheon for your meeting, plus coordination for dinner at great Jackson area restaurants. Complement your meeting with activities such as the great golf, skiiing, and sightseeing the White Mountains offer.

  • Plan Your Stay

    Jackson, NH, in the heart of the White Mountains, is surrounded by scenic notches, waterfalls, rivers, lakes, and forests all awaiting you in a six season wonderland. The Inn offers lodging packages that include many of the activities you’ll find in the Mt. Washington Valley. Visit Our Website for more area attractions and things to do.

    Snow Much Fun and Romance

    Who needs to limit Valentine’s to a day since Jackson was named one of the 10 most romantic ski towns in the East? You’ll find a winter wonderland wherever you look. Enjoy the best cross-country skiing in the East right here at Jackson’s Ski Touring Center and Great Glen Trails is only a short distance away at the base of Mount Washington. Don’t want to work so hard? Ride the Snow Coach to above treeline or drive part of the Scenic Byway for winter vistas in every direction. Go snowmobiling with a guided tour or even dogsled rides can be arranged nearby.

    If Alpine skiing is your cup of cocoa, you’re in the right place. Black Mountain, a family friendly mountain great for beginners, is right in the village of Jackson. You can ski Wildcat Mountain, at Jackson’s highest reach, and Attitash in Bartlett with the same lift ticket. Attwas one of the first ski areas in the country and offers a true New England skiing experience. A weekend evening is a perfect time for a romantic sleigh ride at Nestlenook Farm.

    Springtime Bud to Blossom

    From late April through early Fall you can enjoy a Moose Tour , and hear the roar of the waterfalls as the winter snows melt. Hiiking trails offer expansive views, or fish in mountain streams and back country ponds. Area golf courses open for the season in May, including two right in Jackson ~ Wentworth and Eagle Mountain Golf Courses. June brings spectacular displays of Lupines and the alpine gardens above tree line on Mt. Washington. What to do on a rainy day? You have lots of choices, from visiting the Weather Discovery Center in North Conway to art galleries and antique shops.

    Summer ~ The Living is Easy or Adventurous

    Warm days and cool star-filled nights make ideal conditions for oudoor activites or romance from touring back roads to cruising Lake Winnipesaukee to kayakcing or canoeing on one of the nearby rivers, or hiking some of the over 150 miles of trails in the Presidential Mountain Range. In addtion to the Inn's heated pool, you can cool off at nearby Jackson Falls, or one of the lakes close by.

    Mountain biking is available at Great Glen Trails or Attitash, or go for a horseback ride at Black Mountain. Evening entertainment includes concerts and theater productions at several venues nearby as well as local entertainment at many of the pubs in the area.

    Early September brings apple time with its crisp nights with still warm days ~ often overlooked as a wonderful time for exploring the Mount Washington Valley as seasons begin to change but summer lingers.

    Foliage Spectacular

    Autumn brings vibrant colors to the mountains. Hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking become different experiences in autumn, and views from a slopeside horseback ride are spectacular. In October Pumpkin People appear all around Jackson. A drive on the scenic Kancamagus Highway, provides many overlooks and short hikes for experiencing this colorful season.

    Fall Serenity Season

    Knowing visitors return past fall's brilliant peak colors to enjoy serenity and occasional Indian Summer days. Late season hiking reveals distant views, and golf courses are still open until late October. Indoors, shopping bargains abound, just in time to get ready for the holidays.

    It’s also a perfect time to share time with that special someone in your life, whether a candlelight dinner, a friendly game of checkers or a puzzle, or just quiet moments by the fire.

    Holiday Festivities

    Jackson puts on its best winter finery for the holidays. Winter fun begins with skiing and sleigh rides. It’s a festive time with Jackson's Jingle Bell Chocolate Tour, holiday shopping, and New Year’s celebrations throughout the valley, so come enjoy the best the holiday season has to offer.

  • Directions to Inn at Ellis River – White Mountain Accommodations in Jackson, NH

    Air Transportation
    Portland (Portland Jetport)
    Manchester (Manchester Boston Regional Airport)
    Boston (Logan Airport)

    Directions from Boston, R.I., Eastern MA & Connecticut areas via I-95

    1. Follow I-95 to Portsmouth, NH.
    2. At Portsmouth, take the Spaulding Turnpike North (NH Route 16) exit.
    3. Take the turnpike North until it becomes NH Route 16, following signs to Conway/White Mountains.
    4. Continue North on Route 16 to West Ossipee, where NH Route 25 will join from the West.
    5. Continue North on Route16 to Conway. You will pass the Route 112 (Kancamagus Highway) entrance as you head into Conway Village.
    6. If it is not necessary to by-pass No. Conway traffic***
    7. In Conway, follow Route 16 North, turning left at the second light, staying on Route 16.
    8. Continue on Route 16 through North Conway.
    9. Route 302 will join Route 16 from the east as you enter North Conway (at the Burger King).
    10. Follow the combined routes until Route 16 turns right at a traffic signal at Glen (across from the Dairy Queen and Irving station).
    11. Follow Route 16 North toward Gorham.
    12. The Inn at Ellis River is about 2.7 miles north of this intersection, and about 1/2 mile north of the covered bridge leading into Jackson Village on the right (DO NOT drive through the bridge on Route 16A, just stay straight on Route 16).
    13. Our driveway is on the left side of the highway with a lighted sign, just beyond a Sunoco station (the second gas station you will see after you leave Glen).

    ***For a short cut to by pass No. Conway traffic***

    6. In Conway, at the first traffic light turn left onto Washington Street.
    7. About 1/2 mile ahead bear left onto West Side Road.
    8. Continue for 5.5 miles to a stop sign.
    9. Turn right onto River Road, travel a short distance to a stop light at Rte. 16.
    10. Turn left and drive five miles to a well signed intersection–across from the Dairy Queen and Irving station–where Route 16 turns right (North) towards Gorham.
    11.The Inn at Ellis River is about 2.7 miles north of this intersection, and about 1/2 mile north of the covered bridge leading into Jackson Village on the right (DO NOT drive through the bridge on Route 16A, just stay straight on Route 16).

    Directions from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport & Route I-93

    From Boston: Follow I-93 North into NH and use directions below beginning with #3.

    1. Turn right onto Route 3A as you leave the airport and follow the signs for I-293 and/or I-93.
    2. Take I-293 West for a short distance, then exit onto I-293 North.
    3. Follow I-293 North to I-93, then follow I-93 North to Exit 23, Route 104 (signed for the Mt. Washington Valley region).
    4. Follow Route 104 East about 10 miles until it joins Route 3 at Meredith (left),
    5. Then follow Route 3 a short distance through Meredith to Route 25.
    6. Turn right onto Route 25 East, toward Ossipee.
    7. Follow Route 25 East about 22 miles to a T intersection with Route 16 at West Ossipee.
    8. Turn left onto Route 16 North to Conway, about 17 miles.
    9. In Conway, follow Route 16 North, turning left at the second light, staying on Route 16.
    10. Continue on Route 16 through North Conway (use bypass described above if you wish to avoid North Conway traffic during busy times).
    11. Route 302 will join Route 16 from the east as you enter North Conway (at the Burger King).
    12. Follow the combined routes until Route 16 turns right at a traffic signal at Glen (across from the Dairy Queen and Irving station).
    13. Follow Route 16 North toward Gorham.
    14. The Inn at Ellis River is about 2.7 miles north of this intersection, and about 1/2 mile north of the covered bridge leading into Jackson Village on the right (do not drive through the bridge).
    15. Our driveway is on the left side of the highway with a lighted sign, just beyond a Sunoco station (the second gas station you will see after you leave Glen).

    Directions from Portland, ME

    1. From the airport entrance, turn right and proceed toward Portland on Congress Street.
    2. Take I-295 North for 1 ½ miles until the exit for Route 302 West. (Note – Do not use I-95 North which does not have an interchange with Route 302).
    3. Proceed West on Route 302 to intersection with Route 16 in North Conway (at Burger King).
    4. Turn right and follow the combined routes until Route 16 turns right at a traffic signal at Glen (across from the Dairy Queen and Irving station).
    5. Follow Route 16 North toward Gorham.
    6. The Inn at Ellis River is about 2.7 miles north of this intersection, and about 1/2 mile north of the covered bridge leading into Jackson Village on the right (do not drive through the bridge).
    7. Our driveway is on the left side of the highway with a lighted sign, just beyond a Sunoco station (the second gas station you will see after you leave Glen).

    Directions from the New York area, Hartford, and Southern VT

    From the New York area:  Take I-95 or I-84 to Hartford. This route avoids the urban traffic around Boston.

    1. From Hartford, follow I-91 North to Wells River, VT. (If coming from Southern VT, take I-91 North at a convenient interchange such as White River Junction ~ if using Route 4 in VT, take I-89 South for a short distance to reach I-91 north).
    2. At Wells River, take Route 302 East across the river to Woodsville, NH..
    3. Follow  Routes 302 and 10 East to Littleton, NH.
    4. At Littleton, take I-93 South to NH Exit 40, Route 302 East.
    5. Take Route 302 East through Bethlehem, Twin Mountain, and Bartlett to Glen.
    6. At the traffic signal at Glen, there is a left turn lane for Route 16 North toward Gorham.
    7. Turn left on Route 16 North. The Inn at Ellis River is about 2.7 miles north of this intersection, and about 1/2 mile north of the covered bridge leading into Jackson Village on the right (do not drive through the bridge).
    8. Our driveway is on the left side of the highway with a lighted sign, just beyond a Sunoco station (the second gas station you will see after you leave Glen).

    Directions from Montreal, Sherbrooke, Quebec and Northern VT

    1. Take Route 10 East to Route 55 at Sherbrooke.
    2. From Sherbrooke, take Route 55 South to I-91.
    3. Follow I-91 South to I-93 near St. Johnsbury, VT.
    4. Take I-93 South to NH Exit 40, Route 302 East.
    5. Take Route 302 East through Bethlehem, Twin Mountain, and Bartlett to Glen.
    6. At the traffic signal at Glen, there is a left turn lane for Route 16 North toward Gorham.
    7. Turn left on Route 16 North. The Inn at Ellis River is about 2.7 miles north of this intersection, and about 1/2 mile north of the covered bridge leading into Jackson Village on the right (do not drive through the bridge).
    8. Our driveway is on the left side of the highway with a lighted sign, just beyond a Sunoco station (the second gas station you will see after you leave Glen).
 
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