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The Hotel Portsmouth

40 Court Street, Historic Downtown - Tel 433-1200, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Ranked #2 of 17 hotels in Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hotel Portsmouth was a true port in the storm after driving through a torrential downpour from Portland, ME. This beautifully renovated Victorian is period perfect on the outside and a refreshing mix of modern and mid-century on the inside. Both AM and PM concierges were gracious, hip and accommodating. A large umbrella was loaned to us for a refundable... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hotel Portsmouth was recently recommended to us, so we gave it a try. I was able to get the last available room, booking the same day we were to arrive. The room was the Garden Suite, which is the hotels only pet friendly room. I was skeptical, but we booked anyway. We arrived shortly before the 3 p.m. checkin... More

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is great when visiting a historic town to stay at a historic Inn that is central to everything. Walking in the front entrance reminds me of the Inn from the Bob Newhart show. It is a nicely renovated with some of the quirks of an old building and lots of character. The service by the staff was great. The... More

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked The Hotel Portsmouth for a quick one night getaway. It's a beautiful old Victorian building, recently renovated and open since April 2014. We stayed in Rm. 101, which was advertised as a Deluxe Queen on their website. The room was smaller than pictured, which we thought was a bit misleading. We commented on this at check out and... More

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Vermont
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 Days of relaxing stay..........We have read most of the reviews for this Hotel and we agree....It is a very nice Hotel and we enjoyed our stay. The location is excellent for Portsmouth, as the area is quiet, and the downtown is just a short walk. The downside of our stay is the following: 1. The air conditioner in the... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So many nice things to say about this hotel! The other reviews cover many of the things we found great about our stay here. Here a few of our impressions: 1) Not. a. chain. That alone is pretty awesome. A lot of character to the building, including some sitting rooms that we unfortunately didn't have time to explore. 2) Interesting,... More

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No words can describe....the finest in every way. Ambiance and service was excellent. My bed was a bit firm for my taste but that is a personal preference. I would definitely stay here again anytime I am in Portsmouth.

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Warren, Rhode Island, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away on a side street in downtown Portsmouth, the small hotel with important updated features was perfect for our one night getaway. Our room was newly remodeled offering updated furnishings, soft gray and blue. We booked at the last minute so I did not have options other than the queen on the main floor of the house. I will... More

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Saratoga, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right near the historic part of Portsmouth, this restored old building has charm, convenience and comfort. The place is immaculate. The staff is friendly and helpful. Our room was very comfortable and we enjoyed our stay tremendously!

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Copenhagen
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great decor and charming place. We stayed in the loft room which was really unique and recommended. only negative was that the breakfast room was under proportioned and the continental breakfast was a bit of a lower standard than the rest of the place. Still worth a visit.

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Address: 40 Court Street, Historic Downtown - Tel 433-1200, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Downtown, historic Portsmouth's newest hotel: 32 guest rooms and suites, conference rooms and meeting spaces. Housed in an 1881 Queen Victorian mansion, The Hotel Portsmouth is Portsmouth's only non-chain, full service, independently owned boutique hotel. Modern conveniences include in-room iPads, free WiFi, luxurious bathrooms, 24 hour front desk, concierge services, & free parking with every room. ... more   less 
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