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Martin Hill Inn

Certificate of Excellence
404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4208
Martin Hill Inn
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Rating summary
  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Neddick, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We live locally and were just looking for a romantic restful getaway. The entire experience was wonderful. The room and atmosphere were wonderfully "English Country". There was never a need to leave the room as it was so inviting, spacious and comfortable. Russ and Meg (proprietors) were gracious hosts. The bed was very comfortable and breakfast was delicious - a... More 

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Boylston, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We arrived just after 6:00 p.m. last Friday, trying to beat the snow. Stayed in the Noonday suite, which consisted of a small sitting room (with fridge), spacious bedroom with kingsize bed, and a nice compact bathroom. Our bed was extremely comfortable and my wife and I got great sleeps both nights we were there. On Saturday morning we awoke... More 

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Breakfast was a real treat. Wonderfully prepared food and great conversations with the other guests. So close to downtown we walked everyday and enjoyed Portsmouth tremendously. Just a short drive to Kittery ME and some great shopping, what could be better.

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Reston, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I couldn't recommend Martin Hill more. The name itself is a bit of a misnomer as it is actually a b & b but it does not take away from any aspect of the experience. To say that each room is unique and beautiful and that the hosts are gracious and welcoming would be an absolute understatement. I spent may... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

There were 12 of us spending time at the Martin Hill Inn for the holiday. The rooms were all charming and immaculately kept. There are three rooms in the main house and four in guest house next door. We all munched on cookies, drank various kinds of tea, sherry and ate candies in the afternoon. After eating at a terrific... More 

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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

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
25 helpful votes 25 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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26 reviews 26 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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