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Martin Hill Inn

Certificate of Excellence
404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4208
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Decatur, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Most important were the b&b hosts; they were gracious and helpful. A close second was the comfortable king size bed in our suite for two nights. My wife also enjoyed doing her morning yoga on the glass porch. The breakfasts were first rate and elegantly served. The large garden in the rear of the house was peaceful. There was plenty... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It looked like the Inn was too close to the road, however we couldnt hear any traffic noise. Our room was in the guest house on the second floor. On the downside, the stairs were extremely narrow to navigate - not good for everyone. The room was nice but again had steps down to the bathroom area which contained only... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely fabulous bed & breakfast that's well kept and in a perfect location, just a 10 minute walk into town. The gardens were the perfect place to just relax and enjoy a book or a glass of wine. Russ & Meg were the perfect hosts who served a great breakfast each morning. Highly recommend anyone visiting this area to make... More 

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Moorestown, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did an overnight in Portsmouth to visit Strawberry Banke. We chose Martin Hill Inn because it was not downtown. We were hoping for a good night's rest while still within walking distance to town. Martin Hill Inn is ideal for this plan. Russell is a wonderful host, the location is unique and the room perfect. It had everything we... More 

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Conway, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Martin Hill Inn was delightful, from the attractive room, attentive and knowledgeable inn keepers, delicious breakfast, and thoughtful amenities like melt-in-our mouth cookies, chocolate, teas. The inn is on a busy main street but manages to be an oasis of calm with a restful garden in back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

At first glance, it looks like the inn is too close to a main street. BUT, but the time you reach the parking lot in the back, and stroll through their gardens to the front door, you will be charmed. Lovely place, even lovelier proprietors. There is little/no noise from Islington Street, I recommend staying here, and enjoying some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I recently stayed at the Martin Hill Inn with five friends. We had three rooms, all of which were comfortable, pleasant and attractive. There are so many nice things about our stay: We felt most welcome upon arrival and settled easily into our rooms. We gathered in the wonderful garden about 5pm to enjoy a glass of wine. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Martin Hill Inn over the 4th of July weekend and it was such a delightful experience. The cathedral room was stunning, the inn keepers were incredibly welcoming, knowledgable, and gracious, and the breakfast was delicious. We'd highly recommend paying them a visit!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wonderful overnight! Very convenient to downtown Portsmouth, very quaint Inn with very personable, polite, and accommodating hosts. The breakfast was quite a treat with personal dishes and recipes! Highly recommended!

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had an emergency so couldn't stay as long as we'd hoped to. The hosts were very nice and accommodating. The Inn is beautiful. Lovely set up in the dining area with sweets, coffee, tea and sherry for guests at any time.. Breakfast was very well thought out and delicious.. the floor in our room was original and gorgeous. This... More 

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