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The Hotel Portsmouth

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Tewksbury, Ma
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for the first time this past weekend, we arrived early but they had our room ready. The staff was so friendly and helpful, even recommending restaurants upon arrival. Our room was immaculate, having anything you could ever need, we loved the IPAD and wine glasses with cork skew. Easy walk everywhere and lots to see...

Thank Cappio16
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear that you had a wonderful weekend stay with us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your immaculate room, the hotel's central location and some of the great amenities including the in-room iPad, wine glasses with cork screw and the healthy breakfast offerings. We hope to see you again soon!

Boston, MA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a really cute hotel. My room is quite large. There's a full shower. Nice sitting areas in the lobby. The food is wonderful-- little gourmet bites for breakfast and coffee/tea/water around the clock. My only complaint is that it's really loud in room 208. The sound from the first floor travels up because of the cathedral ceiling. My...

1Thank rkap
New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to get away from the kids for a night and decided to look at Portsmouth hotels. I have found that not staying in the national brand hotels has been quite nice. The Hotel Portsmouth is a beautiful, 135 year old mansion that is incredibly nice on the inside and only a couple of blocks to Market Square. The staff...

Thank stebs3646
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We're so happy to hear that you spent a great night with us in Portsmouth! It's great that you were able to enjoy to hotel's great location, spotless room and wonderful staff. We hope to see you again soon for another stay. Let's hope for that summer weekend!

Topsham, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There for our anniversary weekend. The building has old-school character, and very helpful and sincere service from the staff. Comfortable room with really good sheets (That's a weird thing to praise, I know. But trust me.) Easy walking distance to everything in this very walkable town. Their breakfast isn't designed to fill you up like a lumberjack, but it's tasty...

Thank Christopher L
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We're so glad that you had a wonderful anniversary getaway with us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed some of the amenities like the tasty breakfast options, comfortable linens and the hotels convenient location. We look forward to seeing you again soon for another getaway!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at several hotels in Portsmouth and this was by far the best hotel we have experienced in the city... maybe ever! Everything about this hotel felt just like home. The staff was amazing and extremely friendly and conversational.. they made us feel like family very quickly! The rooms were modern, classy, and beautifully furnished. The beds were...

Thank Em B
Canterbury, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am eating my breakfast in their charming dining room as I write this. (We check out today- bummer). This place is great! Perfect blend of hotel and B &B- best of both worlds- modern conveniences and amenities set within a gorgeous historic mansion. They found a way to get rid of the dusty creaky feel of a historic building...

Thank jenninelachapelle
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We love to hear how much you enjoyed your relaxing stay with us! It's great that you were able to enjoy both the modern design and historic feel of our hotel. It sounds like you were truly able to take advantage of the many amenities offered like the comfortable mattresses, in-room iPads, fireplace and the hotel's convenient location. We look...

Punta Cana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel Portsmouth was very warm and inviting. My family and I really enjoyed our stay. Our room was spacious and comfortable. It is convenient located to the shops and restaurants in downtown Portsmouth. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We highly recommend staying here if your are going to Portsmouth.

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed one night at The Hotel Portsmouth to celebrate Valentine's Day/ a birthday. The room was very comfortable and very clean and the updated amenities in the bathroom were awesome! Easy check in and check out, and a five minute walk puts you right in the center of Portsmouth with plenty of restaurants and shops. Upon...

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great stay and would go back again. Clean, good-sized rooms. Very nice little features, details and amenities for a cozy stay. The breakfast room is the highlight and worth the stay alone. Quick walk to town too.

Thank Noah H
Siena, Italy
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This hotel is located right downtown within walking distance of a number of shops and restaurants. It is very clean and the room was very comfortable. The room was lovely and very relaxing and included a great bathroom.The breakfast was creative and delicious. We will be coming back again soon!

Thank AnnaR16
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We love to hear that you'll be a returning guest! It sounds like you were able to take advantage of our hotel's great location and we love to hear that you enjoyed both the breakfast offerings and the comfortable rooms. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic downtown Portsmouth's newest boutique hotel: 32 guest rooms and suites, conference rooms and meeting spaces. Housed in an 1881 Queen Victorian mansion, The Hotel Portsmouth is Portsmouth's only non-chain, full service, independently owned boutique hotel. Modern conveniences include in-room iPads, free WiFi, luxurious bathrooms, 24 hour front desk, concierge services & free parking with every room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Portsmouth

Address: 40 Court St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4412
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $181 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hotel Portsmouth 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“We had a first floor room and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Cappio16, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Prefer the second floor. Seems more private.”
 of 5 bubbles 378mariep, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They have some pet friendly rooms as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 18marilyn, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay someplace else.”
 of 5 bubbles Incognito-one, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a deluxe queen which was spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Gma3019, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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