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The Hotel Portsmouth

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40 Court Street, Historic Downtown - Tel 433-1200, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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East Haddam, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was perfectly top-notch. The room was spotless, extremely comfortable. The continental breakfast was full of healthy choices, plenty of homemade goodies and much better than other continental breakfasts we've had. Staff was friendly and gracious.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time staying in a Portsmouth hotel, loved it here. Great style in every room. Very clean (enough that we were comfortable walking between rooms barefoot). Nice complementary products. Staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great for a continental - good coffee and delicious baked goods.

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Boston, MA
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a rare night to ourselves, my wife and I spent a Friday night at the Hotel Portsmouth. We arrived around 4pm to check in and had no trouble finding a space in the amply sized free parking lot behind the building. Check-in was a breeze and within minutes we found ourselves in Room 201, at the end of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The split level room was lovely but not without issues. Noise from other rooms does carry. Also there is noise and scratching from wildlife in the eaves and it is unsettling. There are no outside provisions for smokers and management insist that one cannot even smoke in the car park at the back of building which results in any smokers... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed 2 nights at this thoughtfully designed boutique hotel that's just a five minute walk to the waterfront and all its shops and restaurants. Free off street parking. Cute breakfast room where you can make toast and cereal in the morning. Our room was beautifully clean, well decorated, with a huge tiled shower. Also an iPad was provided with... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this hotel, our room was stylish and attractive, a small shower room with lovely toiletries, very comfortable bed. The other downstairs living areas were very nicely decorated although we didnt get to spend much time in them. Breakfast was great, i had a peach scone and some gluten free granola, they also offered almond milk which i thought... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The friendliest staff whom I have encountered while staying in hotels within 28 countries over six continents!!! The size and furnishings in both the room and bathroom are similar to what you will find in a three star Parisian hotel. Unfortunately, the price is similar as well. Be advised that a moderately priced American motel room is more spacious and... More 

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

This is a charming small hotel with beautiful decor, pleasant staff, easy parking, nice amenities, and complementary breakfast. The ipad in the room is a nice touch. Quiet place. Very welcoming feel....As part of the Lark Hotels, on leaving they offer you $30 discount on other locations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a wonderful little hotel. The rooms are spacious and very well appointed. Each room has an ipad onto which has been downloaded local restaurant menus, bars, attractions etc. The complimentary breakfast was excellent with fresh scones and zucchini bread. The staff are friendly and well informed. The hotel is centrally located in the heart of downtown Portsmouth and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel based on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed. I had called to let them know we were arriving late and to check to be sure the roll away bed would be in the room. When we arrived, the bed was in place and the extra towels were already in the room. The room was huge! Three... More 

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