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Exeter Inn

3.5 of 5 90 Front St, Exeter, NH 03833
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed here maybe 6 or 7 times, so far! Love it in the summer (lovely and lively Hampton Beach is a short drive away. In the Fall, Applecrest Farms is worth a visit.. Actually, even in the summer! Labor Day is the scene of Exeter's UFO convention... If you dare...) But even without these other... More

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Stow, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Exeter Inn twice now. The Inn itself is very beautiful, with an old New England charm and some nice modern elements. The staff here really makes the experience. They are extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. I can't stress enough how amazing my experience here has been!

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Cumberland Center, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, the Exeter Inn really provides the best combination of comfort and old school New England Charm! On my recent visit the grounds and lobby were decked out with seasonal decor, there was a faint smell of a wood burning fireplace in the air, and freshly baked cookies were available on the front desk. My room was small but quiet... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The staff we encountered were pleasant, helpful and professional. Julie, the night manager or concierge, could not have been better. Late and tired after a long drive, we met a cheerful, patient person who walked us through the possibilities for food and took time to find a room my husband liked. The food is also very good. Unfortunately, the hotel... More

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anon Y, Thank you for staying at the Exeter Inn and for your review and insights. I am thrilled with your comments regarding the staff, their professionalism and level of hospitality provided. I know they will be very pleased. We work very hard to provide a superior level of service not expected in this part of the world and... More

San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Well-maintainer exterior and much of the basic interior look like very old New England. However, the guest rooms, as well as the bar and restaurant, are very much up-to-date without taking away the old charm. Guests room are somewhat small, but not cramped. Certainly not NYC hotel small. Beds and furniture are real quality and comfortable. Bathrooms look like they... More

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Audi5, Thank you for your wonderful review. As I have noted earlier, you have described our intentions precisely. A recent renovation with modern upgrades and contemporary accents while maintaining the unique rich history of the historic building. Our FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment) were purchased from many of the same vendors as the upscale hotel chain, Westin Hotels. Most... More

Hinsdale, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We enjoyed our stay...however won't be returning. Rooms were on the small side and didn't like the 1/2 baths. The walk-in shower threw water all over the bathroom which was a bother. The rooms were quiet and clean. The staff was pleasant

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Mike d, Thank you for your comments and I am glad, overall, you enjoyed your stay. Due to the historic nature of the hotel, built in 1932, our rooms range in size and shape. No two rooms are alike. For many that’s the charm for some, I understand, it may not be their cup of tea. I will look into... More

Ocean, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stay here often when I'm visiting the area. They've done a great design update lately while keeping the period style. The food is excellent at the new restaurant. However, I was disappointed that they have gotten rid of the Sunday brunch (go to Lamie's Tavern in Hampton Falls instead). Also, this time I was kept up all hours by... More

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Cownslur, Thank you for your glowing remarks regarding our recent renovation. Your experience is exactly what we strove to achieve, that perfect balance between modernization and contemporary design while maintaining a period style. We also appreciate your glowing comments with the food quality in Epoch restaurant. The culinary team will be very pleased. As noted in an earlier review the... More

Somers, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Heading home to New York after a week in Maine, we wanted to find a small town about half way home, to explore and stay overnight. We considered Portsmouth but decided against a busy city. Exeter is a charming town, full of history and of course the home of Philips Exeter Academy. We booked a night at the Inn and... More

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

MyBaxter, What good fortune for Exeter and the Exeter Inn. Exeter was settled in 1638, was once the revolutionary war capital of New Hampshire, the location of the founding of Lincoln’s Republican party and was visited by Abraham Lincoln whose son Robert attended Philips Exeter Academy! There are a plethora of historic buildings that keep Exeter quintessential New England town.... More

Pepperell, Massachusetts, United States
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74 reviews 74 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a lovely boutique hotel in the heart of Philips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH. It is away from the hustle and bustle of the sea shore, but close enough to get there easily. The staff is wonderful, parking is close by, and the room is wonderfully outfitted. The Inn has been refurbished, but still retains historical charm, including... More

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Merle A, Thank you for your wonderful review. You have described our intentions precisely. A recent renovation with modern upgrades and contemporary accents while maintaining the unique rich history of the 1932 Georgian style building. We are very pleased you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and hope to be of service to you again in the future. . More

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112 reviews 112 reviews
85 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Spent two very comfortable nights at the Exeter Inn. Everyone there was helpful and charming and it was an ideal location. The room was spacious and clean and we had delicious meals on both the evenings. When we are on holiday we like to get up and go, and we found the breakfast service was a little slow so went... More

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Jospanner, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us. We work hard each and every day to deliver the kind of service you would expect from an upscale, primary big city hotel. This tends to delight and surprise guests who were not expecting such a delivery. I am sorry the service for breakfast was slow.... More

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Address: 90 Front St, Exeter, NH 03833
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Exeter Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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