The Palmer House Resort and The Valley Inn have recently joined Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s Ascend Hotel Collection, a global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels. Located in New Hampshire and Vermont, these hotels are ideally suited for travelers looking to take advantage of the fall season to explore the outdoors and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Each hotel, surrounded by mountain and forest views, exemplifies the unique stay experience that Ascend hotels offer and that leisure travelers desire.
The Palmer House Resort: Located at 5383 Main St. in Manchester, Vermont, The Palmer House Resort is nestled in the heart of Green Mountain National Forest. The 50-room hotel provides various accommodations across its 16-acre property, including the main hotel, a chalet and two historic homes. The sprawling grounds are perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a nine-hole golf course, two hard-surfaced tennis courts, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a fishing pond, a 15-foot fire pit and scenic views of Equinox Mountain. The hotel also features a free daily breakfast, fitness center and restaurant and bar, Clove + Maple. For guests who venture off-property, Manchester is a quaint, historic community with several local shops and restaurants. The city is also home to Hildene, the Lincoln family summer house and Orvis Company headquarters.
The Valley Inn: Surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest at 17 Tecumseh Rd. in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, The Valley Inn is at the center of the area’s many outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, skiing, golfing, tennis, boating and swimming. The 44-room hotel offers accommodations ranging from standard rooms with two queen-sized beds to townhouses with kitchenettes. The property features a spacious lobby with fieldstone fireplace and balcony overlooking the forest, seasonal outdoor pool, breakfast room with complimentary breakfast, game room and large meeting space that allows for socially distant gatherings. The charming Waterville Valley town also offers several restaurants and shops, in addition to the nearby Rey Cultural Center, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Plymouth State University.
Ascend hotel guests can participate in the award-winning Choice Privileges loyalty program, rated a top hotel loyalty program by both USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards and U.S. News & World Report.