Samara and Tim with Piper and Bandit
We meet the best people running our hostel
The White Mountains Hostel is a renovated New England Farm House. Our hostel can sleep 49 people between 4 bunk rooms and 8 private rooms. We do welcome group stays, please contact us directly and ask for Samara if you have a group questions. We have a spacious common room with record player, a large record collection, board games, TV and guitars to play! We offer a fully equipped shared kitchen with two big refrigerators and two stove ovens. There is a cozy screened in back porch for relaxing and sharing meals and an ample fire pit to cook on in any season. Please see the Hostel Pics page to view all the rooms.
The hostel is managed by Micmac Management LLC, which is owned by Tim Westwig and Samara Jennings. Tim has run hostels for nearly 20 years and has a real passion for this kind of travel. He has overseen and managed many hostels including some large ones in NYC. He is from the New England area and grew up in Maine not far from the White Mountains Hostel. Tim enjoys the great outdoors here inthe White Mountains. Samara has fallen in love with the unique travel experience that is hosteling. She brings a degree in Environmental Education and a great passion for hiking and the White Mountains. Samara is from the local area but has spent a decade living in parts of Maine, Boston and Seattle. Tim and Samara are thrilled to be back to their roots welcoming outdoor enthusiasts and guests from around the world to the White Mountains Hostel.
Along with owning the hostel, Tim is also the Executive Director of the Conway Area Humane Society www.conwayshelter.org. Please consider donating to the shelter while visiting! He is also a woodworker and carpenter. He works on many woodworking projects with Steve Burdett of Hurricane Mountain Design. In his free time he enjoys cross country skiing, playing music (guitar and piano), watercolor painting, and he is also a pretty decent chef!
Samara also is a very busy person, she runs the operation of the White Mountains Hostel and takes care of these two active dogs of ours! She is also an artist and poet. She is a considerably faster skier then Tim! She works on the design process for signsforpets.com.