We look forward to your arrival between 3 pm and 7 pm. If you anticipate arriving later than 7pm, please let us know so we can be sure that a staff person is on duty to greet you. Check out time is 11 am.


A delicious breakfast is included in your room rate. Please join us in the gathering kitchen from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for a mouth-watering start to the day. If you have any dietary considerations, please let us know when you book your room or at least 72 hours before your arrival. You are welcome to invite up to two people who are not inn guests to join you for breakfast at a rate of $25 per person. We do ask for 48 hours advance notice to plan for additional breakfast guests. If you are staying with us as an inn guest, our private dining space may be available for private groups of up to 12 people.  Please check with us for availability at least a week before hosting the gathering.

Pickering House Inn is pleased to offer Innkeeper suppers and other special dining options as part of our events schedule. We will let you know about other meals available at the inn during your stay and are happy to reserve your spot at these special events. There are also many restaurants within walking distance for lunch and dinner.


Wolfeboro and New Hampshire’s Lakes Region is a wonderful playground filled with special things to see and do. We will be getting in touch with you prior to your visit to help you plan a memorable stay and secure any necessary reservations.


Because of the historic nature of the property and our focus on providing an exceptional experience for adults, Pickering House Inn may not be the ideal choice if you are traveling with small children. To preserve the Inn as a restful retreat for adults, we are unable to accept bookings for children through our website. If you are traveling with a child or children, please call us at 603-569-6948 to discuss room options and possible additional charges. 

If you are bringing a pet along on your visit, we are happy to provide names of some wonderful pet care facilities in the area. Pickering House Inn does not allow pets.


Please consider the historic nature of our property if you have mobility issues. We do offer a wheelchair accessible ramp and first floor guest room, but please contact us for more details about our property layout.




Unless otherwise noted, the maximum occupancy for each room is two people. All rates are quoted before New Hampshire’s 9% meals and room tax is applied.


During Wolfeboro’s peak season weekends and holidays, a minimum stay of two nights is required. For 2018, the two night minimum applies to:

  • July opening-October 15, 2018
  • November 19-25, 2018
  • December 22-January 2, 2019

Check-in: 3:00PM
Check-out: 11:00AM


For the comfort of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Pickering House property.


If you are staying for only one night, we request payment in full (including the 9% NH room and meals tax) at the time the reservation is being made. For longer stays, we request a 50% deposit of your total room charge (including the 9% NH room and meals tax) when you book. The balance will be due upon arrival.

Pickering House Inn will accommodate cancellation of a reservation within 14 days prior to your stay. 

A $50 processing fee is assessed to all cancelled reservations. 
Cancellations made within 14 days of your scheduled arrival date will result in the forfeiture of your deposit - equal to half of your total reservation after taxes.
We understand that sometimes things come up, and plans have to be changed.  Should you wish to transfer your reservation to a future date, you may do so as long as your revised stay is within 3 months of the original booking. Please note that this special exception within our cancellation policy is only applicable to reservations booked  outside of holidays and peak season travel dates.


Large gatherings are prohibited unless organized and facilitated by the management of Pickering House. In all cases, the Inn and Barn must follow maximum occupancy limits established by the Town of Wolfeboro and the State of New Hampshire.


Damages – Guests will assume responsibility for any damages incurred by them during their time on the property. At the discretion of management, Pickering House Inn will charge for the cost to repair or replace any item(s) damaged, including furniture, fixtures, structural and other materials on the property of Pickering House.

Missing Items – If there are any items missing from the guest rooms, the party to whom the room is rented will be charged the appropriate fee to replace the items.



Please call 603-569-6948 or email We are happy to answer your questions or help with your reservation!