The Hancock Inn
Romance with History
Located in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire, Hancock is a small, country village in an area rich with things to experience and explore, including its namesake, Mount Monadnock, one of the most climbed mountains in the world.
Welcome Back - Starting June 5th
Together there are precautions that we will practice to make the inn a safe place to visit and dine. For an explanation of our cleaning protocols, your required participation and food service impacts, see our Stay Safe Plan.
We can’t wait to see you, please give us a call, 603-525-3318 or Book Online
The Fox Tavern
Currently Serving Outdoors & Take Out Only
Fox Tavern dining, with appropriate safety measures, returns starting Sunday June 21st!
The dining room, tavern room and back terrace are open once again for dinner. Our servers will prepare your dinner table upon your arrival to ensure your comfort and safety. Service is by reservation only and garden tables are weather dependent.
Please call 603-525-3318 x4 to reserve or order take-out.
We miss you and when you do come please be assured...
The Hancock Inn & Fox Tavern is actively creating a safe environment for guests and employees. We are committed now, more than ever, to the diligent upkeep of our historic property, implementing best practices established by the State of New Hampshire and the American Hotel & Lodging Association as well as the best practices developed by the Select Registry of Distinguished Inns and New England Inns & Resorts Association, so you can confidently plan your visit.
A Historic Setting with Modern Amenities
Our lodging accommodations are decorated with period-appropriate furnishings and are appointed with all of the amenities a traveler might desire. Every room is unique. You might choose to stay in the Franklin Pierce Room, honoring our 14th U.S. President, who attended Hancock Academy. Or you might stay in the Noah Wheeler Room, named in honor of the Hancock Inn’s builder and first innkeeper.
The Hancock Inn is the oldest inn in New Hampshire, it's been welcoming guests since 1789 here in Hancock New Hampshire which is a pretty place nestled in the Monadnock Region.
My name's Jarvis Coffin and I'm the Inn Keeper along with my wife Marcia. We're the 14th inn keepers in a long history of inn keeping here at the Hancock Inn.
True to Our Origin
The Hancock Inn remains true to its origin, offering the best in centuries-old traditions of hospitality, comfort, delicious food, and romance, but with all the modern conveniences of today. The Inn has high-speed internet connectivity and central air conditioning. Each room has a private bathroom, some with whirlpool tubs and one with a two-person Jacuzzi. A number of rooms have either gas or electric fireplaces.
New England Seasons
In the winter, you will find guests relaxing in the Tavern and Dining Room, heated by gas fireplaces or wood stove, or in our sitting rooms in front of the wood burning fireplace.
In the summer, it’s outside on the front porch in one of the rocking chairs observing the small town bustle, or out back in our gardens enjoying the flowers and admiring the fresh vegetables and greenery, and gazing into the koi pond.
Food is Love
The Fox Tavern celebrates New England cuisine. You’ll find dishes that reflect our roots in Old England, that showcase the discoveries in the waters, forests, bogs, fields and among indigenous tribes of New England, and that celebrate the melting pot of cultures and cuisines that is America.
Food sheds light on who we are and what we care about. Food is love.