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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
  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited from May 22 to May 26 (4 nights) - or rather 4 great breakfasts - it's why we choose B&Bs. Host couple were very welcoming. Rooms always made up perfectly. Beds very comfortable. I reviewed all the Poor ratings. All pre-date current innkeepers. Islington Street is not Newbury Street, but We never felt unsafe. Totally recommend the inn... More 

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend at Martin Hill Inn. It's location is perfect in a quiet neighborhood, a short walk from bustling downtown with its many restaurants and shops. We stayed in Noonday with its own private entrance and sun porch. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful, ensuring that our stay was enjoyable. The room was well... More 

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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On our way to a week with friends we decided to break the journey with a stay at Martin Hill Inn. The reviews in TripAdvisor are right on. Pleasant, well kept, extra touches, great breakfast (cheese & mushroom quiche). Lots of books (take one, leave one). We plan to return in a couple of months on or next trek north.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Portsmouth, New Hampshire was just recently voted one of the most underrated cities in America and by far one of my favorite places to visit. The Martin Hill Inn is cozy, clean, well appointed and provides a delicious gourmet breakfast and coffee. The bed was very comfortable and it was nice to sit on the screened in porch sipping the... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The place was really awesome. Nice hospitality and nice people. Nice dining place and nice breakfast. The room arrangement was really good. Altogether a wonderful experience. It's very close to downtown.

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Cape Neddick, Maine
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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
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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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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
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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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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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