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Policies at the Dowds' Country Inn

We want all our guests to feel welcome and at home. We encourage all guests to read through our policies to ensure the comfort of all our guests. If there is something you do not understand or would like to have clarified please feel free to contact us at or at (603) 795 - 4712.


You can reserve rooms with us by phone, at (603)-795-4712 or toll free at (800) 482-4712, or by e-mail at Reservations@dowdscountryinn.com.

Reservations require a deposit for holding the room. The deposit is 50% of the total stay. If you are reserving a room for one night only you will be responsible for that night in full at the time of your reservation. This deposit will be applied to your stay with us and the remaining amount will be due during check out.

Our rates are based on single or double occupancy. These rates vary seasonally and all include a full country breakfast, served in our breakfast room or seasonal patio, afternoon tea, in our cozy carriage house, and New Hampshire state taxes. We encourage families to come and stay with us and will work with your needs to make sure all member of the party are taken care of. We welcome children of all ages to come stay at our Inn. If the number of guests exceeds two guests per room, the following charges apply. Ages 2 and under are free. 2-4 is an additional $5.00 a night, 5-9 is an additional $10.00, 10-14 is an additional $15.00 and 15 and over is $20.00 added to your room rate.


We typically have a 2 night minimum on weekends. In some instances we can work a one night if another guest takes the other open night. Extra charges may apply for one night stays on weekends.

Checking In and Out

The Dowds' Country Inn is staffed 24 hours a day by the Innkeeper's family and staff. Check- in is daily at 3:00 PM. Check- out is 11:00 AM Monday- Saturday and 12:00pm on Sunday. If you plan on arriving after 9:00 PM please contact us so we can have your paper work and key ready for you upon arrival.


Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 10:00 am Monday through Saturday and 8:00 to 11:00 am on Sundays. Tea and coffee are typically put out at 7:00 am. Guests at the Inn may invite family or friends for breakfast at $15.95 per person plus tax and service charge.


We are a historical home and completely non- smoking facility. Individuals smoking in rooms or within the Inn will be fined $200.


We do host pet friendly rooms. Please note there are extra charges for this and we require a specific request when making the reservation.


Our standard policies for cancellation are 14 days prior to your arrival date. If you cancel within the 14 day period you will forfeit your deposit.

During peak foliage season, holidays, and special event weekends, the cancellation policy changes to 30 days prior to your arrival date. Guests cancelling within this period will lose their deposit and may be required to pay the remaining amount of their entire stay if the room is unable to be resold. All cancellations have a $25 processing fee.***

Dartmouth Graduation***

The cancellation period for Dartmouth graduation is increased to six months. When your reservation is made a 50% deposit will be taken. At the 1st of the year of the graduation the remaining balance for your stay will be due. If you cancel within the six months you will not be refunded your deposit or the balance paid on the room. If cancellation occurs prior to January 1st of the graduating year, a 10% cancellations fee will be applied.


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