Fox Ridge Resort
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Indoor pool
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Historical Traveler Reviews Fox Ridge Resort North Conway
I was very disappointed in this resort. From what I saw online it appeared to be much nicer. We had an alcove room and the alcove was very small. 2 twin beds fit in the room against each wall with barely enough room to squeeze into the room. The hotel was built in 1995 (according to the writing in the concrete in front of the office) and it does not appear any updating has been done since. The room was clean but very drab. The furniture was somewhat beat up. The interior doors needed painting. We spent about the same amount of money at each of the hotels we stayed at all week (and in some cases less). This was by far the worst.
We stayed at the Fox Ridge Resort last week and found the hotel to be a comfortable, friendly, and clean hotel. The indoor and outdoor pools were clean and outstandingly refreshing. The staff at the front desk, the housekeepers, and the maintenance men, were all very pleasant and helpful. We will absolutely be staying there again.
Big Let Down
I find it hard to believe that the previous reviewers and ourselves are reviewing the same location. There were four of us, my husband and I and another couple. We were quite looking forward to our stay at the Fox Ridge until we walked into the lobby and then into our rooms. The odour of mold or dampness was so strong that we dreaded staying there even one night. Both couples couldn't wait to get out of there in the morning and we cancelled the second night that we had booked.
I don't believe that I have ever actually stayed over night anywhere before in a room that smelled that strong of mold.
I understand the resort is closed up during the winter and maybe that is the problem.
For what they charge for their rooms we expected clean, fresh rooms. We ended up with the exact opposite and were very disappointed.
To be fair the staff at the reception area were very pleasant . However, the rooms were far from pleasant!!!
I am confident that we could have done something to make them happy while they were here. It is our goal to never have a negative experience at the Fox Ridge.
Loved the recessed location of the hotel - just far enough off the main strip to offer peace and quiet, with great views over the White Mountains.
Pleasant staff, very reasonable prices and the pool was a godsend in unusually hot late june temperatures.
Surrounding area is beautiful - don't miss Diana's Baths, bring your swimwear and enjoy the cascades (if a little on the chilly side), also the Kancamagus Route is stunning and do stop off to do at least 2 of the trails (Mount Chocorua is a 5 hour hike and a challenge but well worth it for the views, nature etc.)
North Conway is a lovely place (despite some reviews on the net saying that is fraying around the edges) - good shopping, restaurants, cafes and bars
This was the best place I have ever stayed in! My 5 year old daughter can't stop talking about the "club house". We ended up booking a family suite. There are lots of things to keep the kids busy & my daughter who is only 40 inches could reach the bottom of the heated indoor pool. I have told many people that this should be your first pick when visiting Storyland. We are alredy making plans for this years trip!
You will not be diappointed!!!
From , A teacher who likes perfection!
Highly recommended! Wonderful location that was easy to find and featured terrific views. It is within walking distance to great (tax-free!) shopping but still a secluded, retreat-like atmosphere. The room was ample and clean with a nice view from the balcony. The staff was friendly and very helpful, going above the call of duty to be sure our every need was met. This was the best and least expensive of four different places we stayed while on a New England fall vacation.
Visiting from the UK
We stayed in the Fox Ridge Resort for five nights in October this year.
I had spent a long time looking for a hotel and I was not disappointed with this one. Very central and easy to find and North Conway is such a lovely place. The rooms were fabulous and we liked the fact there was coffee and tea available pretty much all the time. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, everyone was so friendly and helpful. I would recommend Fox Ridge to anyone thinking of visiting New Hampshire. We had a wonderful holiday and look forward to visiting your great country again very soon in the future.
I've been staying at Fox Ridge since I was a child. They have great service. You couldn't ask for more. Indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, mini golf, playground, washer and dryer and a gameroom, outdoor trails and a beautiful mountain view. In the summer they offer barbeque's by the outdoor pool; and on weekends they have an excellent buffet breakfast.
Our Favorite place
When we first started going to N. Conway about 10 years ago we weren't sure where to stay. I had always assumed that Fox Ridge, sitting way up on the hill, was out of our league. Then one trip we decided to stay there. It was wonderful! The atmosphere is so relaxed and if you get a mountain view room you can "watch the clouds being made" over coffee in the morning. There is a laundry/game room that even overlooks this incredible view and mini golf and a playground along with an indoor and outdoor pool. Sadly we had to stay other places when we didn't reserve early enough and it was awful! When we stay at Fox Ridge, we are home :)
TripAdvisor Reviews Fox Ridge Resort North Conway
Travel Blogs from North Conway
Odometer reading: 19,741 miles
States visited: New York, Vermont, New Hampshire
Thanks to the good people at North End Harley we were back up and running around noon. Phil and I headed straight to the ferry and crossed Lake Champlain to Vermont. It was beautiful - I really enjoyed that state. We missed out on the Vermont Teddy Bear …
... one car at a time. This made for some nerve testing moments, especially since this is the only road up/down the mountain!
Imagine two cars passing with a fraction of an inch between their side mirrors and a steep drop down with no barrier at the edge of the road! But don't let that scare you!
If you get the chance to take the road to the top by all means do it! The views are breath-taking and will afford everyone a zen-like experience.
Once at the top, ...
... the wonderful. Downstairs is mainly devoted to foodstuffs and kitchen accessories, especially Maple Syrup and other local specialities. My favourite area by far was an entire wall devoted to BBQ sauces and rubs! It's definitely worth a visit.
Back in Conway we finally met hostel owner Tim, who is indeed as lovely as all the reviews say he is. We got settled into our room and then hit the kitchen to cook up our seafood feast. Everything was done pretty simply as ...
... American gps lady, didn't take us by the most direct route and took us through the back roads but it gave us an opportunity to see Connecticut, Maine and New Hampshire that you just don't see see from a highway. There is still a lot of snow in the countryside completely surrounding the houses and on the roofs. Just like in the postcards. We also needed a restroom stop and Rosie happened to find this little diner called Scoops (a name that will become obvious in a minute). As ...
... and people are getting the beach towels out. She laughed in our faces when we asked her if she was too cold and preferred to move somewhere warmer like Florida.
She has been living in the Northeast for her entire life, interestingly enough in West Hartford, Conn., which is the next town over from where I grew up. Kelly's niece Beth flew from California to New York and drove the two of them to Maine.
Kelly is a bit of a rebel. On Wednesday, she ...