Welcome to

The Nutmeg Inn

Your home away from home.

We are pleased to be your hosts at this historic country inn---a respite from everyday life in the heart of the New Hampshire Lakes Region.

Located just five minutes away from downtown Meredith and beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee, the Nutmeg Inn's provenance dates back to 1763 as the *Eliphalet Rawlings Homestead. On our quiet, seven-acre property, you will be transported back to a simpler time while surrounded by all the comforts of modern life. Children under six years of age are welcome in either of our suites. 

*The Elephalet Rawlings Homestead was entered into the New Hampshire Registry of Historic Places in January, 2020.

We are Featured in the Cosmopolitan "30 Small Towns in America That Are *Perfect* for Your Next Getaway"

Where to stay: Located right near Lake Winnipesaukee and minutes from downtown Meredith, Nutmeg Inn is a historic country B&B with a game parlor, heated pool, and cozy Great Room."


Served in either of two dining areas, and in good weather, on our outdoor seating areas, we provide a hearty breakfast to start your morning. Coffee and tea are ready at 7AM, so you can enjoy your wake-up cup whenever you are ready. If you require decaf coffee for breakfast, please let us know the night before so that we can be prepared. Breakfast is served daily between 8AM and 9:30AM. We serve a fruit starter, French toast or an egg dish like artichoke quiche, Kevin's sourdough bread and Karen's granola.  Everything is homemade. Coffee, teas, flavored seltzer waters and regional micro-brewed beers are available 24/7 in our guest beverage area. We will do our best to accommodate any special dietary needs (please let us know when you reserve your room).

Things to do

With the resort town of Meredith and many lake and mountain attractions nearby, the Nutmeg Inn is the perfect home base for your New Hampshire vacation year-round. You will love the inn's eighteenth century charm and antiques and all of our twenty-first century comforts. We pride ourselves on our hearty country breakfasts and warm hospitality. The enjoyment, comfort, and safety of our guests is our first priority.


Enjoy a roaring fire in our Great Room, a game of chess in the Parlor or a game of shuffle board or billiards  in our Game Room. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, enjoy a swim in our heated, in-ground salt-water pool.

Scenic Beauty

Come and enjoy the scenic beauty of our area. With mountains and beautiful lakes, your breath will be taken away with the natural beauty. Come during the fall foliage and experience something you have never seen before. 

Hikers Paradise

If you love hiking then you are looking at the right place for a vacation. Meredith, New Hampshire has Mountains and Lakes with many trails for all levels of experience and endurance. You will never forget the stunning views you see. Stay with us as your home base to all your adventures.

Historic Inn

The Nutmeg Inn is listed on the New Hampshire registry of Historic Places. Click on the button below to see the full history.

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