Monadnock • Peterborough, NH


Southern New Hampshire

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Hotel Description

Nestled in the heart of Southern New Hampshire, Riverhouse by Weekender is the perfect basecamp for any adventure. Our hotel is within walking distance from downtown, is centrally located for a wide variety of outdoor activities, and offers 17 comfortable guestrooms, several of which are pet friendly—making it easy to bring along your favorite furry sidekick no matter your reason for visiting.

At Riverhouse you will find a home away from home, complete with modern-day tech and amenities with updated New England charm. You’ll be well-rested and ready for adventures of all kinds. The Peterborough and greater New Hampshire region offer it all—thrilling winter sports, vibrant art and music festivals, epic hiking, world-class dining and theater, unrivaled fall foliage, and more. There’s always something for everyone, and you have access to it all right outside your hotel door.

From the top of Mt. Monadnock to the edge of the Contoocook River, there’s much to explore here. Riverhouse is your home base to soak in the natural beauty, experience the local history and culture for yourself, deepen your connections as you relax with friends and loved ones, and make memories that will last a lifetime. Your next adventure awaits.

Distance to Nearest Restaurant: Walking 15 Minutes
Distance to nearest Trail: 5 miles

Room Categories:

River View King
Deluxe King
Double Queen

Pet Friendly Rooms Available
Must Call To Reserve

In-Room Amenities:

High Speed WIFI
Dedicated Work Space
Mini-Fridge, Freezer
Keurig Machine & Starbucks K Cups
Alexa Device
USB Charging Station
Trilight Privacy Shades & Blackout Curtains
Luxury Kassatex Bath Towels
55” Samsung Smart TV
Hulu+& Disney+ Included

Property Amenities:

Seating area along peaceful Contoocook River
Nearby Attractions
Cathedral of the Pines
The Fort at No. 4
Winchester Speedpark
Franklin Pierce Homestead Historic Site
Hinsdale Greyhound Park
Windy Hill Farm
Parker’s Maple Barn
Ben’s Sugar Shack
East Hill Farm
Pickity Place
Monadnock Berries
Maple Homestead Farm
Morning Star Maple
Connolly Bros Dairy Farm
Hiking & Biking
Monadnock State Park
Miller State Park
Rhododendron State Park
Chesterfield Gorge State Wayside (park and ride)
Greenfield State Park
Pisgah State Park
Peterborough Conservation Commission Trails
Wapack Trail
Rail Trails

Biking: ( 9 Nearby Trails)
Casalis: Intermediate 5.0, Peterborough
Annett trail: Beginner: 10.0, Rindge
Dublin trail systems: Intermediate 6.0, Dublin
Holly schmoly trail: Intermediate 3.0, Hancock
Lamson Farm: Easiest 5.0, Mont Vernon
Mt Watatic: 8.0, Ashby
Pearl Hill State Park: Beginner 20.0, Townsend
Townsend State Forest: Beginner 15.0, Townsend
Tucker Brook Town Forest: Intermediate 6.0, Milford

Restaurants & Bars

Aesop’s Tables & Events – .6 mi.
Serves breakfast and lunch; Cafe – healthy choices and great cafe drinks

Beepa & Lulu’s – .3 mi.
Serves breakfast and lunch – modern twist on classic breakfast

Bradys Bar & Grill – .5 mi.
Serves lunch and dinner; American fare – burgers, omelets (all day!), pasta and salads. Super family friendly!

Grappelli’s Pizza – .5 mi.
Try the Vidalia onion pizza!

Cafe 352 & Deli – 6 mi.
Serves lunch; Café – local ingredients!

Harlow’s Pub – .7 mi.

Cooper’s Hill Public House – .7 mi.
Irish inspired fare with an extensive spirits menu. Serves lunch and dinner.

De Olla Burritos – 1.4 mi.
Serves lunch and dinner; Mexican fare – Burritos, quesadillas etc. Perfect for a quick lunch!

Bantam Grill – 1.6 mi.
Serves lunch and dinner; Italian flare – A Peterborough gem with great specials

Del Rossi’s Trattoria – 5.7 mi.
Serves dinner; Italian fare – fabulous meals in a beautiful farmhouse

Dublin Tap Room
Serves lunch and dinner. Wings, sandwiches and more with a view!

Fiddleheads Catering – 7.1mi.
Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner; Café fare — A local popular restaurant and caterer!

Hancock Inn – 7.2 mi.
Serves dinner; rotating seasonal menu – amazing food with New England cuisine flare

Alberto’s Italian Restaurant – 10.4 mi.
Serves dinner; Italian fare – Classic Italian food
A great place for special occasions for the family.

Elm City Brewing Company – 21.1mi.
Serves lunch and dinner; Pub food fare – They brew their own beer on-site!


The Colonial Theatre
Peterborough Players
Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music
Franklin Pierce Homestead Historic Site
Horatio Colony Museum
Mariposa Museum
Monadnock Music
MacDowell Colony
Currier Museum of Art


Shopping is a special experience in Peterborough, where you’ll find unique stores, galleries and boutiques, including a great independent bookstore, antiques, clothing, food gifts and more:

Eastern Mountain Sports Inc
Located in Peterborough, just off Route 202 North. Outdoor clothing and activities for hiking, cycling, paddling, climbing winter sports enthusiasts. Wide array of items including technical clothing, gear, and camping goods.

Ava Marie Handmade Chocolates
Located in downtown Peterborough. Finely crafted chocolates and sweets since 2003. Ice cream during the summer. Some of the best treats in town!

Depot Square
Home to many unique and wonderful shops in downtown Peterborough. Behind Grove Street with ample parking.

Toadstool Bookshop
Amazing local bookstore with locations in Milford, Peterborough & Keene. New & used, extensive children’s and media sections. Regularly hosts author talks. Book lovers can spend a whole day at the Toadstool!

Twin Elm Farm
Located in Peterborough. Wide range of antiques and consignments procured and on display in a charming New England farmhouse.

Laurel & Grove Home Décor
Located in Peterborough. Attached to the James Thomas Salon, shop beautiful and rustic décor your home.

Grove & Main Antiques
Located in downtown Peterborough. Wide array of beautiful antiques with new arrivals weekly.

Joseph’s Coat
Located in Peterborough. A cultural and global treat! Shop and find some unique and amazing items inside.

Sarah’s Hat Boxes
Factory and showroom located in Hancock. Handmade and even customizable fabric hat boxes. Great for gift giving!

Peterboro Basket Company
Located in Peterborough, just off Route 202 South. A historical treat! Founded in 1854, the factory store carries items not available online. Worth a visit.

Monadnock Oil & Vinegar
Located in downtown Peterborough. Sample oil and vinegar infused with unique flavors. Great for gift giving and stocking up for yourself!

Vicuna Chocolate Cafe
Located in downtown Peterborough. Fair trade chocolate that is processed from bean to bar on-site.

New England Everyday Goods
Located in Jaffrey, just off Route 202 South. A fine collection of local products from grocery to home décor. Café 532 is on-site – Great stop any day!

Colony Mill Marketplace Shopping Center
Located in Keene. Home to many local shops, including antiques and a bookstore.

Hannah Grimes Marketplace
Located in Keene. Features locally made products from the area. Worth a visit for yourself or gifts for others!

Frye’s Measure Mill
Located in Wilton. Shaker and antique boxes have been made here since 1858, and continue the tradition.

L.A. Burdick Chocolate
Located in Walpole. Their small chocolate shop has turned into a tea room and grocery store. Check out their chocolate mice!

Parker’s Maple Barn
Located in Mason. Classic farmhouse turned into a restaurant and sugar shack, tour the grounds and shop while you wait for a table or after you’ve eaten!

Pickity Place
Located in Mason. The house that inspired the illustrations for Red Riding Hood. Monthly specials for their restaurant are always popular. Also located on-site is a gift and garden shop.

Ben’s Sugar Shack
Located in Temple. Local award-winning maple syrup that is harvested and refined into all the products they offer!

Virtual Concierce
Coming Soon! Guests are going to love it!
Winter Activities

Skiing & Boarding
• Crotched Mountain Ski and Ride
• Granite Gorge
• Pats Peak

Cross Country Skiing

Summer & Fall Activities

Hiking ( Best Hiking In East Coast)
Monadnock State Park
Miller State Park
Rhododendron State Park
Chesterfield Gorge State Wayside (park and ride)
Greenfield State Park
Pisgah State Park
Peterborough Conservation Commission Trails
Wapack Trail
Rail Trails

The Shattuck Golf Club
Crotched Mountain Golf Club & Resort
Bretwood Golf Course
Souhegan Woods Golf Club‎
Hilltop Golf Course

Water Activities:
Kayaking & Canoeing
Paddle Boarding

Kids Activities
The Friendly Farm
Stonewall Farm
Mariposa Museum
Greenfield State Park
Ava Marie Handmade Chocolate
Twinkletown Miniature Golf
The Fort at No. 4
Pickity Place
SEE Science Center
Millyard Museum
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
Cheshire Children’s Museum
Adams Park and Playground
Edward MacDowell Lake
Monadnock Country Club
Humdingers Mini Golf
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