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West Hartford, Vermont
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have never slept in such a hard uncomfortable bed ever. If you want a goodnight sleep this is not the place for you. Rooms are very small. Location is great but not worth it, with beds as hard as they are.

2Thank Randy G
Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a great stay here for three nights. Nothing fancy, but super clean and really friendly people and staff! Really convenient for walking anywhere in the beach area, we would definitely go back if we stay in Hampton again.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great hotel, welcoming staff. Everyone was friendly. First time,but can't wait to return! Close to beach. Nice clean heated pool. Stayed during Seafood Festival, lots of people at fest, but quite at hotel. A hidden gem!

Thank Tammy P
Adirondacks, United States
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Mainsail for the Seafood festival. Super location, motel is very well maintained, close to the beach, great pool and welcoming atmosphere. Owners and staff are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely be returning to this place and recommending to friends!

2Thank Janet H
Sturbridge, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our 13th year at The Mainsail....and we are not disappointed in any way! For many years Diane and Chet carried the place and now Kara and Dave have taken over with ease. Everything is clean and ready when you arrive. Our regular cottage was updated last year and we are still enjoying the new additions of A/C, large,...

Thank Dale G
Ballston Spa, New York
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was the 3rd year we have rented a cottage at the Mainsail Motel & Cottages and we wouldn't go anywhere else. The cottages are clean, come equipped with everything you need, great owners & staff, having a cottage with pool access is awesome. Close to everything but is super quiet at night.

Thank Jaime12020
Stratham, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 August 2016

11 of our family stayed here in the hotel rooms and one cottage. The first thing we noticed was the friendliness of the staff. More than happy to see to all your vacation needs. The cottage had a fun beach decor and was extremely clean! We enjoyed quiet mornings on the porch over looking the pool. The location is perfect,...

Thank RobertSandy
Methuen, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Originally went to another hotel. Cancelled there and mainsail had a vacancy. Honestly enough of those deals on Expedia or wherever. Mainsail is worth the little extra!! Clean, friendly, nice pool, convenient yo everywhere!

Thank Valerie G
Paxton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I never stayed here before, but boy, am I glad I did! The place is super clean, friendly, helpful staff and the owners are on site, should you need them for anything. You can see the pride they have - as they should! I prefer the location, close to boardwalk but yet still quiet enough to relax. The pool is...

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

So let me start out by saying we've been to Hampton Beach a million times and know the area well. This back street is ideal if you want quiet and short walk to everything. We were immediately greeted and told all the rules of the place, wristbands for pool etc. The room we got was on second floor facing the...

Thank Pete M
kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks, Pete. We are so glad you and your family had an enjoyable stay, and we agree that our staff is awesome!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an owner-operated, family friendly motel and cottage complex located one block from the beautiful beach, the boardwalk and the Casino Ballroom. Our heated swimming pool, complimentary on-site parking, and happy, helpful staff make us the perfect spot for your summer vacation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainsail Motel & Cottages

Address: 40 Ashworth Ave, Hampton, NH 03842-2925
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Hampton
Number of rooms: 59
Also Known As:
Mainsail Motel And Cottages
Mainsail Motel & Cottages Hotel Hampton
Mainsail Hotel Hampton
Mainsail Motel Hampton
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Hampton
#3 Romantic Hotel in Hampton
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“We stayed in a cottage, great view of sunsets and the pool. Surprisingly quiet.”
  • Another view of 2nd bedroom
  • Just bring your food! We did!
  • 2nd bedroom
  • Lots of space and clean!
  • Living room with balcony overlooking pool
  • Bedroom 1
 of 5 bubbles RobertSandy, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, balcony views of backwaters are quite nice, just a great place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles S1994SCjohnr, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Back 8 rooms looking over the pool newly renovated ,tile floors cute decorations flat screen tv. sunset views from deck amazing”
 of 5 bubbles summer20144606, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“love by the pool, but all are good!”
 of 5 bubbles limiller, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“When we return we're asking for Room#1 again with the King bed, we're empty nesters, but if I had a family I'd definitely get a cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles sggggg, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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