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"Nice inside pool. Lots to do at this property. Inn across the street was not as nice as their main building. Gameroom was closed. Little disappointed ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 21 May 2019

Hotel Description

Beachfront hotel near Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook

On the beach

At this Laconia hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Paugus Bay and 3 miles (5 km) of Opechee Park Cove Beach and Opechee Point Beach. Winnipesaukee Playhouse and Lakes Region General Hospital are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Private beach, dining

This smoke-free hotel features a private beach, a full-service spa, and a restaurant. Relax beachside with sun loungers and cool off with a drink at the beach bar. Enjoy the indoor pool and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 141 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include hair dryers, phones, and ironing boards.

Room, 2 Double Beds (Courtyard )

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$159* Per night/room Jun 20 - Jun 21

Room, 1 King Bed, Lake View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds (Inn Building )

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds (West Inland)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Lake View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee

Everyone (4) Family (2)
4 out of 5
Nice inside pool. Lots to do at this property. Inn across the street was not as nice as their main building. Gameroom was closed. Little disappointed as this was one of the reasons we booked it so our kids had a place to go.

Posted by on May 21, 2019

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5 out of 5
Love the beach access and outside bar and restaurant.

Posted by on Jul 4, 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice Bike Week Place

Easy access, plenty of parking, nice pool, nice Beach Bar, had a great time. Have stayed here before and will again.

Posted by , from Central NY on Jun 12, 2017

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3 out of 5

Location, location. Sometimes you need more.

Pros: Centrally located. Easy to find.
Cons: The food and the room conditions.
Location: Close to Weir's Beach, skiing, swimming. The private beach was nice, even though the water was not deep. Canoe/waterboard rentals on site.
We stayed during "peak" season and paid premium rates to be across the street from the water, with no view of the water at all. Our room overlooked the loading dock for the Shaw's Market, with deliveries being made all night long. Used to having a microwave in the room, not so in this place. Room service was poor, even though the facility was clean. The bathroom door didn't close properly. Our last night staying there, at 4:30 we found the room service manager to exchange our towels, get coffee supplies for the morning and told them not to bother making up the room at that point. Stayed there for 3 nights and each day was an adventure to see what we would have to make due with - no coffee stirrers, 3 bath mats and 1 towel..... The resort was centrally located and easy to find. Most places of interest were within 20 minutes or so. The beachside restaurant/bar was also nicely located, very small and had a very limited menu. Would be worth every penny if you were spending $80 to $90 a night. Not worth much more than that.

Posted by , from RI on Aug 25, 2016

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2 out of 5
Hotel was ok. Carpets stained, runned down looking. Stained sheets staff didnt care

Posted by , from connecticut on Oct 27, 2015

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2 out of 5

OK rooms. Disgusting pool.

Pros: the convenience (area).
Cons: It needs to be updated. The pool needs a thorough cleaning. More detail in room cleaning (currently not horrible but not great).
I purchased the room in order to bring my younger family members swimming. The room was OK. It had a 3 star clean. The 12 year old kids would not swim in the pool because they were grossed out. It was "murky" and had hair and paper visibly floating through out it. We purchased the hot breakfast and it was cold. There meat was not properly heated. They refunded our breakfast purchase when I told them but only apologized about the pool. I won't be back. For about 10 bucks more you can get a decent room/pool in Tilton. Definitely worth it.

Posted by , from Boston, Ma on Feb 24, 2015

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5 out of 5

nice getaway

Stayed two nights off season. Front desk staff was very friendly. Rooms were a little old but spacious and acceptable. The property was very clean and so was the lake. Pool area was very nice as was the free daily breakfast. Will go back for sure

Posted by , from New Jersey, USA on Oct 12, 2012

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About the The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee

Location 76 Lake Street, Laconia, NH 03246

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities will be closed during the winter:

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining venue

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:

  • Fitness facility
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

The following facilities are closed on Friday and Saturday:

  • Fitness facility
  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee like a seasonal outdoor pool and an indoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This beach hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center. Self parking is free. This Laconia hotel is smoke free.

  • 141 guestrooms or units
  • 10000 sq ft of conference space
  • 929 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar or lounge
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Library
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) (85.4 km / 53 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee offers 141 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Gazebo Beach Bar - Onsite restaurant.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Behold The Beauty : Salon. Services include facials and manicures and pedicures. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open select days. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Facial treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 15 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 15 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Margate
  • Margate Laconia
  • Margate Resort
  • Margate Resort Laconia
  • Resort Margate
  • Margate Hotel Laconia
  • The Margate Hotel Laconia
  • Margate Resort Lake Winnipesaukee Laconia
  • Margate Resort Lake Winnipesaukee
  • Margate Lake Winnipesaukee Laconia
  • Margate Lake Winnipesaukee
  • The Margate On Winnipesaukee
  • The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee Hotel
  • The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee Laconia
  • The Margate Resort on Lake Winnipesaukee Hotel Laconia

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in June and close in September.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.