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Inn by the Bandstand

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6 Front Street, Exeter, NH 03833
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Inn by the Bandstand
Ranked #1 of 3 Exeter B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Monmouth
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112 reviews 112 reviews
30 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2010

There is something soul destroying about checking into a chain hotel. You're just a number and all the rooms are the same. If you stay at the Inn at the Bandstand you will certainly know that you are not just another number and the rooms are certainly different. The full blown Victorian furnishings give a wonderful feel to the tooms... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

You are my first guests ever from Wales and it was such a pleasure to have had such a lovely couple stay with me! I'm glad you enjoyed your upgraded room. I'm always pleased to upgrade business travelers midweek, when possible, and since you were traveling on both leisure and business, a complimentary upgrade was the perfect recipe for work... More 

Ossipee, New Hampshire
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

We come from the Lakes Region of NH, about 90 min drive from Exeter. We travel next door to Portsmouth and the NH Seacoast a lot, but have been in Exeter maybe only twice in 25 years. We were looking for a quaint B&B getaway for a couple of nights (I run a video business out of our home and... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you two with us. From one history buff to another, we certainly had some nice chats about historic buildings in New Hampshire. I must get up to see your area soon! I'm looking forward to viewing some of your productions. I'm glad our restaurants and merchants provided you with the great service and products my... More 

Uxbridge, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2010

Just wanted to write a quick note about what a great time we had up here! We have two kids at home, and a baby on the way. I wanted to get my wife out for a little relaxing couple of days away before the new baby arrives, and let me tell you – this trip really hit the spot!... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us. It was great meeting you guys and I already look forward to your next visit with us... maybe with the baby??? Your visit here inspired us to create a babymoon package sooner rather than later. We have just put the finishing touches on the package and will be rolling out in... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

You can't beat the town of Exeter if you are looking for the quintessential New England town. You are able to walk everywhere in town from this Inn. Overall, I would give the Inn a "B" and in some respects this is generous. Large rooms, robes, and fireplaces, which we needed to use in October. Coffee and tea all day... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

It’s always helpful for innkeepers to get constructive and useful feedback. For me, my most important mission is to make our guests as comfortable as possible. Obviously, this writer had less than a great experience in our wonderful historic inn and I’d like to address some of her comments. First and foremost, I do live in the Inn and not... More 

Hadley, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

My fiance and I decided to spend a weekend here to celebrate our engagement and we could not have chosen a better place to stay. The Inn is located smack in the center of scenic Exeter with comfortable, "feels-like-home" style accommodations. Upon arriving, we were greeted warmly by the Inn's owner along with his adorable little dog, Gizmo. The Inn... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

All the best to you! You are a cute couple and I wish you a lifetime of happiness together! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

This was an excellent place to stay for a family vacation. The house is beautiful and has a lot of old world charm as well as being very clean. The beds were soft an comfortable and a beautiful full breakfast was served every day saving us the time and hassle of finding a place that served breakfast or eating fast... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

We are glad you and your family had such a nice time with us. Please come back to see us soon! Exeter is a great base for family vacations. More 

Burnham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

The inn is ideally located in the centre of this lovely historical town. Parking is very convenient behind the inn. The Lodge Room in which we stayed is true to theme, well furnished and very comfortable. The bathroom, although small, caters for all needs. We were made to feel very welcome by all of the staff who took the time... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

We're sorry for missing your room. After talking with staff, seems like on first attempt you were in the room and asked that we return later. Our housekeeping staff stays until about 2:00. Obviously, it wasn't passed on to me that your room did not get service, something I have since mentioned and correct with my staff. I wish I... More 

rochester, ny
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

The Inn By the Bandstand is a rarity! The provisions afforded a quietly luxurious and stately appeal and the warmth and splendor of an old-world Inn, while providing all the modern amenities one has grown comfortable with! We were spoiled with a different sumptuous full continental breakfast everyday in an intimate and charming dining room, and were sent to bed... More 

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ExeterBandstand, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

So glad you had a great time! Come back to see us soon. We have great bikes to rent! More 

maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

We stayed here on our way traveling down south and found it to be an excellent B&B. The staff was very accomodating and gave some great ideas for restaurants. Show your ket at the local pub and get 15% off, great idea and all within walking distance. Our room had lots of character and we appreciated the apple pancakes breakfast.... More 

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United States
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2010

I was in Boston on business and when that was over I had an extra day, and decided to stay at Inn by the Bandstand. I had attended Exeter back in the 70's and had some friends I wanted to see in the area. The Inn was perfect. Great room, perfect coffee, cookies, and a very nice breakfast. They recommended... More 

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Address: 6 Front Street, Exeter, NH 03833
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > Exeter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Inn By The Bandstand Hotel Exeter

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