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Martin Hill Inn

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404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4208
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Martin Hill Inn
Ranked #2 of 4 Portsmouth B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed two nights at this lovely inn. We stayed in the Ranger Room which was very comfortable and larger than expected from what is shown in the picture on the web. Bathroom is large and roomy. Beds very comfortable. Negatives of the room are that the TV is small and the room is located next to... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were on a two week drive and stay holiday and booked this via the net. We had just come from the White Mountains, via Salem, on Halloween and stopped to see if our room was ready. There was a notice on the door saying that we would only be admitted between 4-6pm. We asked the locals where we could... More 

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Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I visit Portsmouth NH 3 to 4 times each year and stay downtown in one of the larger hotels. We recently toured France and Italy, staying in family owned hotels so decided to try out a BandB in Portsmouth last week. I made online reservations, then headed to NH. As we drove up Islington Street, I crossed... More 

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Redlands, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

One's first encounter with the Inn is with Russ (or Meg!) the Innkeeper...a terrific start...and the good keeps coming. We delighted in the location a short distance from downtown...thus traffic and noise were not weekend guests with us. Comfortable and clean, situated on an inviting property with a lovely garden out back, and a scrumptious and hearty breakfast offers all... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Met some very interesting fellow travellers in this B&B. Room was excellent as was the breakfast but beware...only available 08.30am - 09.30am so if you want to make an early start you would miss it. Free parking.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We just had a 2-week vacation and stayed in 6 different B&B's, and Martin Hill was one of our favorites! The innkeepers, Meg and Russ, were very friendly and helpful. There was a very comprehensive information notebook in the room. Our room was very clean and attractively furnished. The family-style seating at breakfast was fun and we met interesting people... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I LOVED the Martin Hill Inn! It is situated in a pretty residential neighborhood so you don't exactly after the shops and restaurants right outside your door. However, you are within walking distance (maybe 11 minutes) to downtown Portsmouth yet you aren't paying the exorbitant prices of the hotels in the downtown area. The inn has free... More 

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Huntington, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

we arrived thursday afternoon and parked our car in the reserved spot and it seemed rather quiet. we took a ten minute easy walk to the village where we were pleasantly surprised to find shops and restaurants a plenty. museums are nestled among the shops. everything is within walking distance. we Enjoyed restaurants both on the water and inside taverns.... More 

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Albany, New York
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108 reviews 108 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Martin Hill Inn is a bed and breakfast about 3/4 of a mile from the main drag in downtown Portsmouth, so it is an easy walk which enables you to avoid the traffic/parking issues. The inn keepers are very accommodating as we needed to check in early since I had an event to go to on our arrival day... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This is a very attractive B&B with exceptionally well-appointed rooms that satisfy all the traveler's requirements. A large informative notebook in the room is an excellent guide to Portsmouth. The inn is located within easy walking distance to the fine shops and restaurants of downtown. There was an exceptional breakfast served in the morning by our ever helpful and charming... More 

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Additional Information about Martin Hill Inn

Address: 404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4208
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7

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