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Exeter Inn

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   90 Front St, Exeter, NH 03833
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    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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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Hinsdale, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
85 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My friend and I were traveling the East Coast without reservations. We happened to find the Exeter Inn on an Internet search through tripadvisor. What a lovely treat! From the staff, to the room, to the delicious food, we could not have been happier. We had THE best lobster roll of our coastal Maine trip at the Exeter Inn. And... More

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

Carol D, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us recently. We are so pleased to be the recipient of and considered a “treat”. We have an extraordinary culinary team who are dedicated to providing the highest freshest quality food possible. 99% of everything we do is made from scratch right down to the desserts. We... More

Orlando, Florida
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I recently stayed at the Exeter Inn for two nights while in town for a business trip. The pictures of the property do not even do it justice! It is so beautiful and within walking distance to downtown Exeter, where you can find adorable shops that line the streets. We arrived late and were so excited to find that they... More

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

Ariel F, On behalf of the staff thank you very much for your wonderful review. It is our very good fortune to be walking distance down tree-lined street in the historic district of Exeter, NH founded in 1638. Our local shops evoke days gone by and offer a variety of fun and unique gifts and services. The cookies are at... More

Oakville, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Our first visit to the Exeter Inn met all our expectations and then some. Our room was completely satisfactory with very adequate but not overwhelming space, a very comfortable bed, and good light for reading (a rare amenity nowadays). The only drawback was a bathroom so tiny that one had to slip between the toilet and the sink to close... More

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

mmwc, Thank you for taking the time to share your most recent experience with us. I am delighted that we were able to meet and in some cases exceed your expectations. We were so pleased you enjoyed the entire facility including our exceptional restaurant. I will be certain to pass on all your accolades to the staff. I know they... More

Keene, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My boyfriend and I had been feeling pretty stressed about the fast approaching purchase of our first home. So we decided to slip away for a night. I booked it through Priceline and I'm never sure what kind of place you'll get. The pictures were nice, so we arrived expecting something so-so. This place is gorgeous! I mean...it's so beautiful... More

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

StaciaC86, Thank you for your immensely delightful review. This is the level of service we strive to attain every day. If we contributed to lending a little less stress in your life then we have achieved one of our many goals. I will be certain to share this with the staff particularly Lorrain, who was the woman treating you at... 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*
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A 1932 Georgian Stately brick building originally designed to accommodate prestigous families visiting Phillips Exeter Acedemy. The Acedemy is known around the world for its prepareness to attend Harvard University and other major ivy league colleges. The Inn has 46 rooms featuring 3 suites. Located in walking distance to downtown Exeter town center, a short driving distance to Portsmouth, Hampton, Stratham and Epping. ... more   less 
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