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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter

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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel in the middle of NH next to RT 95 and within several miles of great shopping in Maine, Portsmouth, and North Boston. Staff is very courteous - clean rooms, great breakfast, good TV selection. Cons are: small refrig, no freezer compartment [not sure why Marriott doesn't place larger refrigs in their rooms like they do for Courtyard] -... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Enjoying a winter weekend in New Hampshire when a snow storm hits. Fortunately we were guests at the best spot for a storm. While the storm roared outside, the staff, and I mean the whole team, was making this a great experience. As we arrived, they were shoveling out spaces for us to park. In the morning, the breakfast room... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience. Your kind comments will definitely be shared with the staff. We try hard to ensure that our guests have a stress-free stay regardless of the weather. I'm so glad to hear that we were able to exceed your expectaions and deliver a pleasent surprise! It encourages us to maintain our high... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was here on business for an entire week. The town of Exeter, NH is a very small one so you really don't have many options to choose from. Only two hotels, a McDonalds and off brand everything else. The place was very clean and the staff was very helpful. Exactly what you would expect out of a small community.... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent stay. We are glad to hear that you found our property to be clean and our staff helpful. It is true that Exeter, NH is a smaller town which has both pros and cons. While Exeter has an abundance of New England charm, quaint locally owned restaurants... More 

Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Great spot for my business trip. The property was super well maintained. The entire staff was top notch in every way. If all hotels had this level of service business travel would be easy. The breakfast area was very comfortable and the lady working was attentive to all the guests and had a smile for each one. Not only is... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Portsmouth Exeter. I will certainly pass on your wonderful comments to our staff, all of whom take great pride in providing an excellent facility and exceptional service. Hopefully we will see you soon for that long weekend! More 

Wiscasset, Maine, United States
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The entire staff at the Fairfield in Exeter do an outstanding job of making one feel welcome, from the personal and cheerful getting at the front desk, to the kind smile and hello offered by their staff in the halls, or the personal attention that Robin and the breakfast crew offer, making sure everything is just so. Love staying here,... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Bruce, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our property. We appreciate all feedback and I look forward to sharing your comments with our staff. Being away from home often can be difficult so I am glad we have, and will continue to, provide you with a 'home away from home.' Thank you again and... More 

Marco Island, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

This is a find. The property is new and close to the Academy and highway. The rooms are comfortable and really clean. Every staff member was helpful and friendly. I can happily recommend staying in this hotel.

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hotel! Exeter is a great location and a wonderful jumping off point for many of the areas attractions. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in the area and will happily help you enjoy all the area has to offer. Thank you again! More 

Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had to stay in Exeter due to scheduling of hockey games. Being a Marriott awards member I called and quickly got a room. The hotel is clean and comfortable. The breakfast was hot and kept full. The pool was feat for our 12 year olds. Mary at the front desk was very accommodating. I would stay at this hotel... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Dear Scott, We are so happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay. Our staff take pride in exceeding guest expectations and they will be thrilled to hear your wonderful comments. Thank you again for taking the time to share your thoughts! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I stayed here on my way through NH & I was very pleased with the accommodations & how hospitable & friendly the staff were! The pool was relaxing & the rooms were very comfortable & clean. The continental breakfast was better than most inns I've stayed with! I travel daily & when I go through NH again,I will be staying... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our location and taking time to share your thoughts. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you will choose us again in the near future. More 

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have stayed in hotels all over the country and have never been more impressed by cleanliness and friendliness. Every member of the staff that I had the privilege to encounter treated me like a member of the family. I look forward to seeing them all again when I return to the area. Also, I would be doing the staff... More 

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

AWESOME! We are very thrilled that we met your expectations during your stay. We pride ourselves in knowing that the room you are staying in, is top notch and just like home. We hope to see you back real soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The staff was super friendly & very hospitable. I will be staying there again in the future. I travel the country & I was impressed with the Fairfield inn in exeter. The continental breakfast was great! It is in a perfect location for all your needs if your on vacation & the pool was perfect.

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EFFIS, Guest Relations Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Portsmouth Exeter, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind words about our location and our fantastic staff. I will make sure to pass along your wonderful compliments. We hope to see you again very soon. More 

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