The Trumbull House Bed & Breakfast

40 Etna Road, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755
Innkeeper(s): Hilary A. Pridgen
  • Introduction

    The Trumbull House Bed & Breakfast front

    Hanover's first and finest Bed & Breakfast offers luxury country lodgings just four miles east of Dartmouth College and three miles from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Situated on 16 lovely acres, it boasts beautiful grounds and five glorious guest bedrooms, each with its own private bath. Breakfasts are bountiful and amenities abound. Whether traveling on business or for pleasure, you'll find a stay at The Trumbull House Bed & Breakfast to be one of you most enjoyable travel experiences.

    The Trumbull House B&B's sixteen acres include a large swimming pond, meadows, sugar maple grove, and woods. A new paved basketball half-court invites exercise, and hiking and cross-country ski trails traverse the property and link into the Appalachian Trail.

    Golf, canoeing, and other recreational activities are less than ten minutes away. Dartmouth College offers many cultural and sporting events, and the Town of Hanover offers a wide variety of shopping and dining options.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Hilary A. Pridgen for sharing her own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Many people stay at our B&B because of its beautiful rural setting and relaxing atmosphere, it's convenience to Dartmouth College (4 miles) and to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (3 miles). The Hood Museum, the Hopkins Center for Performing Arts and the Lebanon Opera House are comparably convenient. Northern Stage, the region's professional theatre company, performs at the Briggs Opera House, just 15 minutes away in White River Junction, VT. We have a swimming pond, meadow, and trails linking to the Appalachian Trail. Our breakfasts are to die for.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    I love everything about our B&B. Our sumptuous breakfasts and gracious hospitality are most often complimented.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Hanover is a classic New England town, home to Dartmouth.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "I feel very much at home."

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    We have no secrets.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Tour Dartmouth College; visit Woodstock Vt; take in a show at Northern Stage (professional theater); hike on the Appalachian Trail; and more.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    We have trails that link to the Appalachian Trail so you can go from Maine to Georgia ... but be sure to get back fr breakfast!

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    There are many excellent restaurants in the area, including the Canoe Club, Simon Pearce (Quechee VT), and Home Hill (Plainfield, NH).

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Check out the Local Guide on our website.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have six rooms - five in the main house and a separate Guest Cottage.

    Do you accept pets?

    We accept well behaved pets in the Guest Cottage. We do not allow pets in the main house as we are sensitive to the many guests who have allergies. The Ranch is an excellent "doggy daycare and spa" just two miles away that offers boarding options.

  • About Our Rooms

    The Trumbull House Bed & Breakfast bedroom

    Each bedroom is unique and features ultra-luxurious bedding, luxury feather pillows, down comforters and soft, thirsty towels. Bright and spacious, each room has a desk, comfortable seating, cable TV, radio, alarm clock and an assortment of literature.

    A sumptuous breakfast (fresh fruit, freshly baked pastry and a menu offering a selection of entrees) is served when you wish, accommodating both early morning meetings and lazy vacations.

  • Business Travelers

    The Trumbull House Bed & Breakfast business travelers

    Computer facilities, fax and Xerox are available in our second floor Business Center and High Speed Wireless Internet Access is available throughout the house. Mid-week corporate discounts available. Check our availability and book online. While we are happy to try to accommodate requests for specific rooms, we reserve the right to select the room when offering this preferential rate.

  • How to Find Us

    From I-89

    1. Take Exit 18 towards Hanover (north on Rt. 120)
    2. Go 0.7 miles and turn right at the second light onto Etna Road (in Lebanon)
    3. Go 2.2 miles and the road will fork
    4. Take the right fork onto Etna Road (in Hanover)
    5. The Trumbull House B&B is 0.3 miles on the left at 40 Etna Road

    From I-91

    1. Take Exit 13 toward Hanover
    2. Go 5.1 miles (across the Connecticut River and into New Hampshire, through the edge of the Dartmouth College campus and out over Trescott Ridge) to a T-Junction
    3. Turn right onto Etna Road
    4. The Trumbull House B&B is 0.3 miles on the right at Etna Road

    From Dartmouth College

    1. Go south on Route 120 to the traffic light at Greensboro Road
    2. Turn left onto Greensboro Road
    3. Go 2.0 miles and the road forks
    4. Take the left fork onto Etna Road
    5. The Trumbull House B&B is 0.3 miles on the left or go east on Wheelock Street/Trescott Road (past the Alumni Gymnasium) for four miles until the T-Junction
    6. Turn right onto Etna Road
    7. The Trumbull House B&B is 0.3 miles on the right