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Ale House Inn

121 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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  • Location
    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
    5 of 5 stars
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing town and an amazing hotel. Chelsea who ran the desk was very helpful and very accomodating and nice. Everything was within walking distance and there were awesome shops and awesome places to eat and drink. Try the Friendly Toast and the Portsmouth Brewery. Highly recommended

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice experience at the Ale House Inn this past weekend. The staff was very friendly greeting us when we arrived. The bed was very comfortable, room was clean and cozy. We were there for only one night but I would definitely stay longer if needed! Great location. Shops and restaurants were all within walking distance. Easy... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this hotel, from the waterfront location (and rooftop/water view) to the bikes available for zipping around town, to the warm welcome at the front desk, to the FREE BEER in our refrigerator (it is a former beer warehouse, after all). Comfortable furniture, great tech, good lighting, eco practices, and did I mention the free beer? Walking distance to... More 

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had received a gift certificate to stay at the Ale House Inn in Portsmouth, NH. We had a little trouble finding it but once we did it was easy. Parking is a nightmare in Portsmouth so the Inn has a deal that you can park in the church lot across the street. The Inn is situated in an old... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

We're so pleased that you had a great stay at our 10-room (there are more rooms than meet the eye!) Portsmouth NH inn. We appreciate your kind words about our central location and welcoming amenities. We look forward to your return for a weekend stay. More 

New Jersey
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The AHI is certainly worthy of its rave reviews and generally we agreed with most all of what's been written. Our take on room 3, mid-November, Fri, Sat, Sun nights, total bill $584 -- pros: great downtown location, wonderful bed, stylish look to everything, friendly and helpful staff, easy/fast Wi-Fi. cons: after a bath in small tub, 30 mins later... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thoughts. We appreciate your candid comments and are pleased that you had a wonderful stay despite the few cons. We hope to see you back again here in Portsmouth NH! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This hotel is located in the heart of Portsmouth. The quaint atmosphere made for the perfect weekend. The staff was attentive and professional. Upon arrival to the Ale House we were asked if we would like a beer from the local brewery. We happily accepted and were told that it was officially restaurant week. We were offered a free ipad... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed the complimentary beer, iPad with loads of info and our great location in the heart of all things Portsmouth NH. We hope you come back and stay the next time you need a "perfect weekend escape." More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Second stay at the Inn as good as the first. General mgr Chelsea very friendly and helpful. Rooms clean, modern and cozy, complimentary water, coffee, beers and an iPad loaded with info about things to see and do. Parking provided, the Inn is right in downtown. Stay here!!!!

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your enthusiastic review. We greatly enjoyed having you stay at our Portsmouth NH inn and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Excellent boutique hotel-just what we wanted for our anniversary. Had gourmet cookies waiting in our room to go with hot tea and coffee-so appreciated on a cold, wet day. Rooms were clean, beds and linens were perfect. Bathroom was spotless with quality toiletry products. Loved the exposed brick and complementary beer, too. Great desk service with spot on suggestions for... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your anniversary visit was such a great success! We are honored that you chose the Ale House Inn for your getaway. It is great to hear that the rooms, hotel vibe and decor, and most of all, our service, met all your expectations. Please stay again for another special occasion or if you just need... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Enjoyed one night in the Ale House Inn. Nice boutique feeling rooms - with iPads pre-loaded with all the local highlights (restaurants, cafes, sights, etc.). Rooms aren't huge, but felt spacious enough. Only downside was the need to check-in before 6pm which made us watch our time a bit on the drive to Portsmouth. Highly recommend Colby's for breakfast.

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thoughts. We are pleased you had a lovely time in Portsmouth NH and at the Ale House Inn. Please think of us (or another of our Lark Hotels properties) again if you find your way back to New England. All the best! More 

Syracuse, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This boutique hotel was superior in all aspects. Right from the last minute reservation made with the most awesome Assistant Manager, Jessica to the fabulous contemporary room and its cleanliness. Bed and linens high quality. An Ipad for your use in room. The complimentary water and beers!! Perfect location to all possible dining, shopping and Strawberry Banke. Need I say... More 

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Dawn H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

We love it when we make such a great impression. We are so pleased that you found our Portsmouth NH inn's amenities and services to be superior and our location to be perfect. We agree! Please come visit again soon the next time the New Hampshire seacoast beckons. More 

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Address: 121 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
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Number of rooms: 10
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