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Monthly Archive for December, 2018

NH Ski Area Discounts

As the lake begins to freeze over right before our eyes, we are thrilled to jump into some winter sports and activities! Soon enough visitors will be out ice skating, snowshoeing and snowmobiling just beyond our very own beachfront. While waiting for the ice to thicken, guests are welcome to take advantage of other great snow sports in the area with hugely discounted skiing and snowboarding tickets from our partner ski areas: Gunstock, Waterville Valley and Loon Mountain.

Gunstock Mountain, located in the neighboring town of Gilford, is a short 30-minute drive away. Guests taking advantage of our Gunstock Ski and Stay package enjoy 20% off the accommodations of their choice and 25% off tickets to Gunstock which can be used for downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing, or cross-country skiing. One of the closest large ski mountains near Boston, you can appreciate the beauty of Gunstock’s panoramic views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding Belknap Mountain range from the summit. Once you finish your runs at the mountain, make your way back to the Inn and into our four-season outdoor hot tub, while enjoying a nice hot cup of coffee locally roasted by Wayfarer Coffee Roasters. You cannot go wrong choosing us for your Gunstock Lodging.

If you are planning to head a bit further north into the White Mountain National Forest, there are two more excellent ski areas that we offer discounts for. Located 45 minutes away in Lincoln, New Hampshire, Loon Mountain is a perfect choice for riders of any age and skill level. Keep an eye on their website for exciting upcoming events at the mountain! Last on our list is Waterville Valley. Waterville is a quaint town tucked away in the national forest known for skiing. This pristine New Hampshire mountain attracts many winter sporting enthusiasts. Be sure to check out their extensive cross country trail network in addition to their 62 alpine trails.

After as many trips down the mountain as you can handle, come back to the Inn to enjoy some stargazing from your personal balcony and relish in the comfort of your king or queen sized bed before retiring for the night. Get a great night’s rest and in the morning head down to the front office and check out all of our ski discounts while enjoying our continental breakfast to get you fueled up for another amazing day on the slopes.

Center Harbor Inn Wins Community Pride Award

On October 25th, the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual meeting which included an awards ceremony where local businesses were honored for making a positive impact in the community. With our recent renovations of the inn just behind us, we are very grateful to have been presented the 2018 Community Pride Award for the rehabilitation and reopening of the Center Harbor Inn.

Chamber board of director member Julie Hayward of Hayward & Company presented the award plaque to long-term Path Resorts employee Jill Ober. Julie stated, “Throughout the renovation, they partnered with a number of local businesses to ensure the inn’s style and amenities were true to the area and best met the needs of the community and the visitors. The work took longer and cost more than expected (there’s a shock if anybody’s renovated anything because that is always the case) they were committed to restoring the inn to its glory and filling the large void in a growing and vibrant community of Center Harbor. Today the fully restored inn’s Adirondack facade brings new charm to the town along with many new and returning visitors. Guests enjoy upscale amenities and professional staff; the inn has fully reclaimed its place as a premier lakeside luxury resort.”

In March of 2016 Path Resorts purchased the Center Harbor Inn and immediately kicked off extensive renovations. The building was completely restructured with new exterior decks, douglas fir clad beam work and decorative cupolas to highlight the new Adirondack style. Interior work included complete modernization of the bathrooms and design updates incorporating rustic tones. Hotel amenities were improved with the addition of a four-season outdoor hot tub including heated walkways, as well as complete refurbishment of the nearly 200 feet of sandy beachfront. After all the updates the only thing that remained the same was the name of the property. Less than a year later, in January of 2017, the extensive renovations were completed and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to mark the grand opening.

We are honored to accept such a significant award and would like to thank the Meredith Area Chamber of Commerce for presenting it to us. It is wonderful to hear that the community is just as proud of the hard work that went into our widespread renovations as we are. We are committed to providing an upscale hospitality experience that does justice to the beautiful lakeside town of Center Harbor.