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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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.

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Siena, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building in a great location with well designed interior space. The guest rooms are a good size for a boutique hotel and are full of modern amenities. The staff was incredibly helpful and hospitable. The unique small plates breakfast (that's included) was delicious. Wonderful weekend getaway from Boston!

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Thank Mary O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to The Hotel Portsmouth at least 3-4 times a year. Sometimes for the night and sometimes for a long weekend. The location is perfect, just a short walk away from the heart of Portsmouth. The rooms are clean and well decorated. The morning continental breakfast has something for everyone from cereal to yogurt to the best protein bites....

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

We love to hear about returning guests! So happy you’re able to take advantage of our hotel’s great location and tasty breakfasts - on a regular basis! We look forward to hosting you on your next stay...

North Reading, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed in The Loft room. It was well appointed and clean. We picked this room not being sure if we'd have friends join us before dining out. With the upstairs/downstairs situation, we wanted the opportunity. It turns out that we never hosted our friends in our room. BUT, it's a nice setup if you're hanging with...

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

So glad you were able to check out our Loft room - it’s such a unique space, particularly if you have people to entertain. We get a lot of comments on our great mattresses and our unique breakfast options, so happy you enjoyed them as well. Moxy is indeed one of the recommendations for dinner we give out the most...

New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Revisited this fabulous hotel again ... still great and felt like home. Staff is very friendly and efficient from the time you book the reservation until you check out. The follow up and attention to detail is greatly appreciated. The breakfast is interesting and nicely prepared. Can't beat the location. We will keep returning here.

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

We love to hear that this was your second visit and that you’re planning more! We hope that you were able to take advantage of the great location and we’re glad you had such a pleasant interaction with our staff. We’ll see you next time!

New London, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The room was great as usual. They left a box of chocolates for us for our anniversary!! We had friends join us on Saturday night and they really enjoyed their stay too! Said the beds were very comfortable which they are!!! Can't wait to go back!!

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Edmonds, WA
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Smaller hotel, great amenities including free parking! Easy to walk from hotel to all the highlights of town including great restaurants. Rooms are nice and have super comfy bed. Nice selection of complimentary beverages including sparking water available. Helpful friendly staff.

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Southwest Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Hotel Portsmouth is a lovely place to stay. It's very clean, artfully designed and conveniently located. The breakfast of appetizers or tapis was very tasty and unusual. The room furnishings were very basic but attractive. My only complaint was the sound of the boiler which was directly under our room 101. At its loudest it kept me awake. I...

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NH
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Love the Portsmouth Hotel. So much charm to the building. Everything is cozy but updated and stylish. Plus, they have off street free parking for guests. If you book far enough ahead of time, prices are reasonable and compare/beat other hotel prices downtown. Nothing but good things to say.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: $180 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hotel Portsmouth 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“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
“The deluxe queen room was nice.”
 of 5 bubbles pjl4775, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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