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Awards & Accolades

If our hotels, restaurants & great people don't catch your eye, maybe our growing list of accolades will?

2020

Breakwater Inn

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice, #4 New England

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #20 State of Maine

Stripers Restaurant, Open Table, Diners Choice, “Scenic View”

Centennial Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice, #16 New England

Trip Advisor, Traveler’s Choice, 9th Consecutive Year

Granite Restaurant, Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence"

Granite Restaurant, Open Table, Diners Choice, “Best Contemporary American Cuisine”, Great Brunch”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #4 State of New Hampshire

Chebeague Island Inn

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice, #6 New England

Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence"

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #15 State of Maine

Travel + Leisure, Reader’s Choice World’s Best Awards, Nomination

Eagle Mountain House

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice Nominee

Trip Advisor, Traveler’s Choice, 5th Consecutive Year

Highfields, Open Table Diners Choice, “Kid Friendly”, “Fit for Foodies”, “Healthy”, “Notable Wine List”, “Scenic View”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #33 State of New Hampshire

Exeter Inn

Trip Advisor, Traveler’s Choice, 9th consecutive year

Epoch Restaurant, Open Table, Diners Choice, “Great Brunch”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #32 State of New Hampshire

Orchards Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice,#12 New England

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #81 State of Massachusetts

Windham Hill Inn

 Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Trip Advisor, Traveler’s Choice, Hall of Fame, 9th consecutive year

Speckled Hen, Open Table Diners Choice, “Best Overall”, “Best Food”, “Best Ambiance”,    “Scenic View”, “Special Occasion”, “American”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #9 State of Vermont

Travel + Leisure's, Reader’s Choice World's Best Awards, nomination

Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence"

Wolfeboro Inn

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Wolfe’s Tavern, Open Table, Diners Choice, “Great for Groups”, “Great for Lunch”, “Vibrant Bar Scene”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #36 State of New Hampshire

Wedding Wire, "Couple Choice Award”

The Knot, "Best of Weddings”

The Knot, "Best of Weddings” Hall of Fame

Zero George

Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List Favorite Hotels and Resorts of All Time

Travel + Leisure, Reader’s Choice World’s Best Awards, Nomination

2019

Beach House Inn

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 4th year

Breakwater Inn & Spa

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Bookings.com, Exceptional Customer Service

Stripers Restaurant, Open Table, Diners Choice, “Great Brunch”, “Scenic View”, "Good for Groups"

Brunswick Inn & Tavern

Open Table, Diners Choice Best Restaurants “Great Lunch”, “Healthy”, “Special Occasions”, “Fit for Foodies”, “Neighborhood Gem”,

Open Table, Best Restaurants “Romantic”

Maine Restaurant Week, Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off, Bronze medal

Centennial Hotel

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 9th consecutive year

Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence", 6th year

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Granite Restaurant

Concord Monitor, "Best Hotel", 2nd place, 7th year on list

Concord Monitor, "Best Fine Dining Restaurant", 2nd consecutive, 7th year on list

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 8th consecutive year

Concord Monitor, "Best Cocktail", 3rd place

Great Bouron.com, Great Bourbon Bar of America

Hippo Magazine, "Best Chef of Concord – Executive Chef Daniel Dionne"

Open Table, Diners Choice, Best Restaurants “Best Contemporary American Cuisine”, “Great for Brunch”

Open Table Diners Choice Best Restaurants, “Great Lunch”, Best Restaurants, “Great Brunch”

Chebeague Island Inn

Harvest on the Harbor, Portland, Chef Werthen, “2019 Lobster Chef of the Year”

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice Winner, #5, New England, USA

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 3rd consecutive year

Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence"

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards, nomination

Eagle Mountain House

Conway Daily Sun, Best Wedding Venue in Mt. Washington Valley, 1st place

Conway Daily Sun, Best Golf Course Hole in Mt. Washington Valley, 2nd place

Conway Daily Sun, nominated for: Best Beer Selection, Best Met up Bar, Best Place – Cocktail, Best Neighborhood Bar, Restaurant

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 4th year

Eagle Landing Tavern, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2nd year

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Highfields, Open Table Diners Choice Best Restaurants, “Kid Friendly”, Best Restaurants, "Scenic View"

Exeter Inn

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 8th consecutive year

Epoch Restaurant, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 6th year

Epoch Restaurant, Open Table, Diners Choice Best Restaurants, “Great Lunch”

Hay Creek Hotels

The American Registry, “America’s Most Honored Businesses”

Orchards Hotel

Gala Restaurant, Open Table, Diners Choice, Western MA, Best Restaurants, “American Cuisine”, Best Restaurants, “Notable Wine List”, Best Restaurants, “Healthy”, Best Restaurants, “Special Occasion”, Best Restaurants, “Vibrant Bar Scene”

Windham Hill Inn

West Townsend Awards, “Best of 2019 - Hotels”, winner

Speckled Hen, Open Table Diners Choice, Best Overall VT, Best Food VT, Best Ambiance VT, Scenic View VT, Special Occasion VT, American VT

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Hall of Fame, 8th consecutive year

Wine Spectator, "Award of Excellence"

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Travel + Leisure's, Reader’s Choice World's Best Awards, nomination

Wolfeboro Inn

Wolfe’s Tavern, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 3rd year

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Wolfes Tavern, Great Bouron.com, Great Bourbon Bar of America

Wolfe’s Tavern, Open Table, Diners Choice, Best Restaurants, “Scenic View”, “Neighborhood Gem”, Best Restaurants, “Vibrant Bar Scene”

Zero George

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice nominee

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 6th consecutive year

Zero George Café, Trip Advisor, Travelers Choice, 4th consecutive year

Zero George Café, Food Network's, Best food hotels in the Country

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice Winner, #9, Charleston, USA

2018

Breakwater Inn & Spa

Best Things Maine, 10 Best Maine Spa’s, #7

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice #39 New England

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #15 State of Maine

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 5th year

Brunswick Hotel

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 7th consecutive year

Centennial Hotel

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice #27

Granite Restaurant, Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 7th consecutive year

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #8 State of New Hampshire

Concord Monitor, “Best Hotel”, 7th consecutive year

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 8th consecutive year

Granite Restaurant

Concord Monitor, “Best Fine Dining”

Hippo Magazine, “Best of Fine dining- Concord”, 2nd year in a row

Only-In Your State.com, “7 over the Top Restaurants in NH”, #7

Mike Tate, Chef De Cuisine, Concord “Iron Chef", runner-up

Chebeague Island Inn

Open Table, “Diners Choice Award”

Yankee Magazine, “Editors pick - Ocean Front Hotels”

Old Port Magazine, “A-List, Best Places to Stay on Casco Bay Islands”

Yankee Magazine, Best Island Escape

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2nd consecutive year

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s #7 New England

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #12 State of Maine

Eagle Mountain House

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice nominee

Conway Daily Sun, “Best Golf Course Hole # 1”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #17 State of New Hampshire

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 3rd Year

Exeter Inn

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 7th consecutive year

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #18 State of New Hampshire

WeddingWire, “Couples choice Award”, 4th consecutive year

Epoch Restaurant

New Hampshire Magazine, “Bunches of Brunches" Recognition

Exeter Chamber of Commerce, “Business of the Year”, 2nd in 3 years

“Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival”, 2nd Place People's Choice Award

Taste Magazine, People’s Choice, Top 30 Restaurants on the Seacoast
(Southern Maine, New Hampshire, Northern Massachusetts)

Taste Magazine, Best Hotel Restaurant, Best Breakfast, Best Brunch, Best Business Lunch, Best Events & Stays

Seacoast Media Group, The Best of the Seacoast, Top 5
Drinking Places: Best Wine Bar, Best Happy Hour, Best Cocktail
Food & Dining: Best Brunch, Best Business Lunch, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Catering

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 5th year

Oakhurst Inn

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #29 State of Virginia

Orchards Hotel

Booking.com, “Guest Review Award”

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice #36 New England

Gala Restaurant, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 4th year

Hotels.com, “Loved By Guests Award”

Gala Restaurant, Berkshire County “Chili Festival”, 1st Place People's Choice Award

Windham Hill Inn

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice, #1 New England

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #6 State of Vermont

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Hall of Fame, 7th consecutive year

Taste of Vermont culinary event ‘People’s Choice’ Award

Taste of Vermont culinary event ‘Judges Choice’ Award (tie)

Wolfeboro Inn

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US, #21 State of New Hampshire

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 5th year

The Knot, "Best of Weddings”

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice nominee

Zero George

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice nominee

Conde Nast Traveler, 15 Best Hotels in Charleston

Trip Advisor, Travelers Choice, 5th consecutive year

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 5th consecutive year

Zero George Café, Trip Advisor, Travelers Choice, 3rd consecutive year

2017

Beach House Inn

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 3rd consecutive year

Breakwater Inn & Spa,

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 4th year

Stripers Restaurant, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 2nd year

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US 2017, #14 State of Maine

Brunswick Hotel

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 6th consecutive year

Centennial Hotel

Hotels.com, Outstanding levels of Service and a Memorable Guest Experience

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 7th consecutive year

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US 2017, #6 State of New Hampshire

Concord Insider, "Best Hotel", 1st place, 6th consecutive year

Concord Monitor, "Best Hotel", 1st place, 6th consecutive year

Granite Restaurant

Trip Advisor, Certificate of Excellence, 6th consecutive year

Only In New Hampshire, "Top 10 in the State for Brunch", #4

Open Table, "Diners Choice Award"

Concord Monitor, "Best Romantic Restaurant", 2nd place, 3rd year

Concord Monitor, "Best Cocktail", 2nd place, 4th consecutive year

Concord Monitor, "Best Brunch”, 3rd place, 5th year

Hippo Magazine, "Best Fine Dining"

Mike Tate, Chef De Cuisine, Concord “Iron Chef" Winner

Concord Monitor, "Best Romantic Restaurant", 2nd place

Concord Monitor, "Best Brunch", 3rd place

Eagle Mountain House

Eagle Landing Tavern, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Hotels.com, Outstanding levels of Service and a Memorable Guest Experience

US News & World Report, Top Hotels in US 2017, #14 State of New Hampshire

Exeter Inn

WeddingWire, “Couples choice Award”

Hotels.com, Outstanding levels of Service and a Memorable Guest Experience

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 6th consecutive year

Yankee Magazine, Editor’s Choice, “Inn with old School Charm”

CV Magazine, “Best Boutique Hotel - Rockingham County”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels In US 2017, #15 State of New Hampshire

Epoch Restaurant

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, 4th year

Only in New Hampshire, “Top 10 in the State for Brunch”, #9

Open Table, “Diners Choice Award”

Oakhurst Inn

US News & World Report, Top Hotels in US 2017, top 3% State of Virginia

Orchards Hotel

Bookings.com, “Guest Review Award”

US News & World Report, Top Hotels in US 2017, top 3% State of Massachusetts

Roundhouse

And North, Top 5 Winter Getaways in Upstate New York

Windham Hill Inn

Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s choice, #17 New England

US News & World Report, “7 Top Historic Inn and Bed & Breakfast”

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Hall of Fame, 6th consecutive year

US News & World Report, Top Hotels in US 2017, #5 State of Vermont

Travel + Leisure, Worlds Best Hotels, #16

Wolfeboro Inn

WeddingWire, “Couples choice Award”

Wolfe’s Tavern, American Towns Media, “Bar Bucket List Favorite Bar-State of New Hampshire”

Yankee Magazine, Editor’s Choice, “Lakeside Inn”

Bride’s Magazine, nominated Best Wedding Venues in America

Zero George,

Conde Nast Traveler, Best Hotels in Charleston #10

Travel + Leisure, Top 10 Best Hotels in Charleston, #2

Travel + Leisure, One of the 15 Best US City Center Hotels

Trip Advisor, Travelers Choice, 4th consecutive year

Zero George Café, Trip Advisor, Travelers Choice, 2nd consecutive year

Travel + Leisure, Worlds Best Hotels, nomination

Trip Advisor, Top 25 Small Hotels in the United States

Conde Nast Traveler, Gold List