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Motel 6 Portsmouth

3 Gosling Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fredericksburg, Va
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Okay, it is a Motel 6, but the chain is working to upgrade its properties. This is a relatively new four-story property not far from the interstate and across the street from many dining choices. So the location is a real plus. Yes, it is basic, but it is the most affordable chain here in Portsmouth if you are budget... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There's not a lot of choice of budget accommodation around here. Motel 6 is basic, I just needed somewhere to sleep and shower, this was fine. It's close to the bus terminal and about 2 miles from Portsmouth itself, which is a great place to visit. Staff were very friendly too. There's also a mall and bar close by for... More 

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Saint John, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will never stay at this motel again. We had a smoke free floor but the smoke was still pretty bad. The toilets where pretty loud in the motel. Every time a guess in the motel would flush it would wake us up. The sheets on the bed was stain. I guess next time we will pay extra and stay... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Portsmouth, responded to this review

Valerie, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in delivering on the commitment during your recent stay. Please know the conditions you experienced are an exception to our guest commitment and as such, we apologize. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the... More 

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Columbia Maine
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived there was a staff checking in someone else. Watching her check in the other guest she wasn't very polite. When it was my turn there was a problem with the reservation I had made and they had to rearrange other reservations to give me the room type I had reserved (double bed non-smoking). Our room looked as... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Portsmouth, responded to this review

Donna, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We apologize for any misunderstanding that may have occurred during your recent stay with regard your reservation and the inconveniences you experienced. Motel 6 standards for quality rest on our promise to offer the lowest price of any national chain by delivering the essential elements of a comfortable room for a satisfying stay,... More 

Colchester, Vermont, United States
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82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty clean, but you get what you paid for. There are NO amenities at all, except a TV. It looked and felt like a freshman dorm in a state university. The beds were okay, but the sheets and towels were very thin and felt like sandpaper. The service was good, though, because in our first room the a/c unit was... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Even though the first floor is designated "no smoking" we had to cancel our second night because I was having difficulty breathing. My bathroom was disgusting. It looked like it hadn't been cleaned in many moons and the shower/tub was so sticky that I put a towel on the floor of the tub to take my shower. The second room... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Portsmouth, responded to this review

Chebris, Thank you for posting your review. We are committed to delivering a clean, comfortable room and apologize for any failure in following through on that commitment during your recent stay. We do accommodate our smoking guests with assigned smoking rooms and are sorry you experienced dissatisfaction with your non smoking rooms concerns you describe. We strive to provide a... More 

Concord, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We chose this hotel for one night because it was dog friendly - and they do not have a weight limit or charge add'l fees for dogs. Going into it we knew it was not going to be a luxury experience, more of a cheap place to stay for one night. We were extremely happy - the front desk was... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Wow, this room reminds me of the worst dorm room I ever had in college. On the plus side, the price is right, in what is a very pricey (overpriced) town. And the room is clean. But to say it has minimal amenities is an understatement: it's like a stripped car. No hair dryer, no clock, no coffee maker. Don't... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been staying here for trips for about 12 years. In the last years things have taken a marked decline. This last trip was the worst. The first room we got was so smelly- an overwhelming pine-sol cleaning product smell, that even an hour of open window could not remove it. The second room was marginally better. The smell... More 

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6Team, Brand Experience Team member at Motel 6 Portsmouth, responded to this review

Gail, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We strive to provide a clean, comfortable room and are disappointed your stay was unsatisfactory due to the odor concern you describe. Our staff aims to provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests through our customer service, but with your experience we have fallen short and would like to apologize for... More 

Lee, New Hampshire, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I spent a few nights at this hotel with a friend recently, and we chose this location specifically because of the cheap rate for the rooms. The first time you start looking around, you start understanding exactly WHY it's the cheapest price around! The room was very no-frills... shower, tub, beds, etc. There was no dresser available, and no minifridge... More 

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