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Pines Guest House

47 Dover Rd., Durham, NH 03824
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It was my first time on the East coast and staying at the Pines Guest House was a wonderful decision. Mary Margaret and Roger were so kind and helpful. Mary gave us very helpful tips on where to park, eat, visit, tour, and whatever else we asked about. Our trip couldn't have gone better and they played a large roll... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words regarding your recent stay with us at The Pines. As long time residents of Durham, we are able to direct our many out-of-town guests to places to eat and shop as well as local attractions. As alumni, we also are able to supply information for locations and activities at UNH. Our separate... More 

Green Village, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Pines gently coaxes you into an experience of refreshment and renewal. The houses itself dates from 1760 and spreads its charms throughout both public and private rooms. It is, at once, filled with art and remembrances of New England, and it is modern and comfortable. The hosts exude an authentic and caring hospitality: from the exquisite bowl of fresh... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Such a beautifully poetic description of The Pines! We are truly a uniques experience and pride ourselves in maintaining a warm home-like atmosphere where our guests are warmly treated like friends. We believe our return rate is very high because of this and strive to maintain the charm of a old house with modern conveniences. More 

Lafayette, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Country comforts. An absolute gem. In every aspect, an authentic New England B&B. In NO way does this establishment resemble the homogenous, bland, commercial experience most of us now associate with summer vacationing and travel lodging. The Pines is like coming home to grandmother's house. Beautiful, quiet grounds graced with ancient pines, flourishing ivy, and a sparkling creek laden with... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate your glowing review of The Pines. Our establishment is truly unique and as a family home turned guest house, we try our best to make our guests feel at home. We pride ourselves in having a very high return rate as many of our guests enjoy a one of a kind experience. Often our guests become good... More 

Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Our third stay at Pines Guest house. Love it, it is like coming home. Great hosts, helped us out with picking up our daughter from the Dover bus terminal on her return to University after Christmas. Really enjoy the breakfast goodies, great coffee and the excellent conversation!

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent positive review. Many of our guests visit multiple times and become friends rather than just visitors. We try to make all our guests feel comfortable as they would in their own home. Complementary transportation to and from the train station or bus depot can be prearranged is an option for those traveling without... More 

Pittsburg NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My wife and I have stayed at the Pines several times over the years while visiting our sons at UNH. The accommodations have always been very clean and comfortable and the hosts most friendly. They always go out of their way to see that we have everything we need and even drove us to campus for graduation so we wouldn't... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review. We are pleased that you were happy with your stay with us. We provide an affordable alternative to the larger hotels. Being a small establishment as well as a family home, we are able to provide many amenities and services that larger hotels do not have the time to address. Complementary local... More 

Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Recently stayed here for a week. A true historic home, with the comforts of home. Close and convenient to UNH, Dover and Portsmouth... Thanks to Mary Margaret and Roger (hosts) for making our stay so great. House has WiFi although at times it was temper-mental in the room. Breakfast was simple but great, always fresh fruit and a special baked... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments concerning your recent stay with us. We try hard to make our many guests feel at home here and are pleased when we succeed. We have a large number of repeat guests who stay with us whenever they are in the Durham area. They become like good friends who we welcome each... More 

Brest, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

In 2011, invited by the University of New Hampshire for a half-a-year visit, I had to find a place in Durham or around, for me to stay with my wife and our youngest son (schooled at the Durham Junior High School). A Guest House accomodation soon appeared to be the best solution, and I contacted “The Pines”, since this seemed... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks so much for such a glowing review! We so much appreciate our many return guests as they become friends whom we happily welcome over and over. They become a part of our family for a time as we are often introduced to other members of their family and colleagues during repeat visits. It is difficult to say goodby and... More 

New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed in this Hotel when I visited UNH in April. The owner of the guest house (couple) are very helpful. They will be happy to help on any aspect that you may request for. I really enjoyed staying this guesthouse.

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments on your recent stay at The Pines. We try to assist our guests with orientation to the Durham area including transportation to and from local destinations such as malls and grocery stores. As a small business we are able to meet the needs of our guests in ways that are more difficult... More 

NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed here for one night while up for visiting day at UNH. It's a charming, historic Inn run by super friendly hosts, Mary Margaret and Roger. We typically avoid chain hotels and were very pleased with this unique Inn due to it's history, charming decor, delicious breakfast, and of course, the hosts. We were arriving very late, close to... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your recent stay with us at The Pines. Roger and I very much enjoyed our all-to-brief visit with you and your family. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the near future. More 

Kennebunk, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We spent three beautiful nights at the Pines and enjoyed every moment. The innkeeper Mary Margaret and her husband Roger were very friendly, interesting and a delight to get to know. They made efforts daily to be sure we were comfortable and well cared for. The rooms were cozy, clean and spacious, furnished with antiques from 6 generations. We were... More 

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coescorner, Owner at Pines Guest House, responded to this review

Ed and Lori, Thank you for the wonderful review! Roger and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both and are looking forward to having you stay again in the near future. Hopefully, you pick a time when the weather cooperates. More 

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