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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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Bolton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have also stayed st the Attwater in Newport RI. Love the Lark hotels. I want to stay at each one. Upon check-in my husband was delighted to receive two chilled beers from Smuttynose. He also arranged for wine for me in the room. Great location. Everyone has been helpful and nice here. Walking distance to everything we need. So... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second stay at Ale House. The rooms are nice and within walking distance of some nice restaurants in Portsmouth. So much nicer than staying at Logan! I suggest an end room, if possible, as the walls are a bit thin. Customer service from Craig was terrific and much appreciated on a cold night!

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Orford, QC
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little cosy hotel which hold a floor within an old building use by other business, is well located and very comfortable. I did like the proximity of all the interesting locations. We stayed 3 nights and slept very well, be aware that the rooms are not very sound proof, but that the clients are respecfull of that. Very nice... More 

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

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 December 9, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

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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15 helpful votes 15 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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 reviews 5 reviews
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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 

Swampscott
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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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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