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Martin Hill Inn

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Owners are great and very accommodating. Both the main and guest houses are very cutely quaint and there's a lovely garden to walk through behind the main house. We parked our car in the lot and walked everywhere, including to dinner at some of the places our hosts suggested. Would definitely stay here again if we return to Portsmouth in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this inn! The innkeepers were friendly, breakfast was delicious, and the room was beautiful. We stayed in the noon day suite, this included a private closed in patio, it was comfortable. We highly recommend a stay if you're looking for something in Portsmouth, a short walk to downtown, but quiet and... More 

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

We have a simple business plan; as a bed and breakfast we try to have a good bed and a good breakfast. We are thankful for the positive feedback. Noonday is on the first floor of our guest house, and features a king-size bed, sitting room, and enclosed sun porch. Its first floor placement and private entrance also make it... More 

South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such an excellent B&B in so many ways: gardens with tables & chairs, lovely comfortable rooms with antique decors, great breakfasts, & the very warm & welcoming hospitality of hosts Russ & Meg. Bonus: off-street parking; easy walking distance to everything downtown. It was so charming & comfortable, we wished we were staying longer! Great value as well.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent an extremely enjoyable three-night stay in the Noonday suite in the 150-year-old guest house at the Martin Hill Inn. A brick walkway gently curves from the free off-street parking lot through the extensive shade garden which offers tables, chairs and benches, and occasionally, a visit from the neighbor's friendly cat, Walter. White the inn is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was our second stay. Meg and Russ are very nice people. The room was very comfortable. Large bathroom for an Inn. The backyard is full of gardens. And the breakfasts are amazing. They are very accommodating to different eating preferences.

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much. If a spacious bathroom is important to you the two best rooms are Ranger and Cathedral. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is a charming inn run by a family of friendly, efficient people. They contacted us before our arrival to confirm our plans, ask if we had questions, and provide information about directions, things to do and places to eat near their inn. The Mom and Dad were having a date night when we arrived with the Mom running the... More 

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

Just letting everyone know that Meg completed the Pine Tree Marathon in Portland for her first ever marathon. Russ is still working on the "lifetime marathon", i.e. running 26 miles for his entire lifetime. More 

Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My husband and I stayed here for two nights in May for a weekend away in Portsmouth. We stayed in the Cathedral room in the main house. We really enjoyed our stay. The breakfasts were great! They featured a small first course followed by a main dish. They had a great selection of loose-leaf tea. Our room was clean and... More 

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. Our 200 year-old building doesn't allow us to provide modern amenities like Jacuzzis and fireplaces, so we try to provide lots of small touches in their place. It is nice when people notice. More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed two nights at Martin Hill Inn. We stayed at a room on the second floor of the guest house. It was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. The owners were lovely and very helpful with suggestions. It was a quick 10 minute walk into Portsmouth. Be sure to ask for a lower level room if you... More 

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. We absolutely agree that if you are not as spry as you used to be you want a room on the first floor: Ranger, Nightingale or Noonday. If you face mobility challenges and want to stay at the Inn your best choice is Ranger. It is just two steps up to get into the building and a ten-foot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The few times we have gone to a B&B we have stayed on the water. Going to our son's college graduation from New York we stopped halfway to Maine at this inn near the highway in New Hampshire. Got in almost 11 at night. Our room was large, clean and so comfortable. The breakfast the next day was wonderful. They... More 

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

The bed and breakfast experience is all about fellowship, which is hard when you are having twigs and bark while everyone else enjoys waffles. We are glad our gluten-free pancakes passed the test. The "food technology" people have worked hard on gluten-free products, and the best are now almost indistinguishable from their regular brethren. More 

Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Our great overnight escape We Celebrated our Anniversary. The Inn is very clean the owner friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was great as was the company. We would have liked earlier check in time.

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Meg_and_Russ, Owner at Martin Hill Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We too would like to be able to check people in whenever they arrive, but unlike the big hotels we do not have dozens of identical rooms so can't just stick you into whichever one housekeeping finishes first. We also schedule our errands and doctor appointments and other adventures for the late morning and... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Martin Hill Inn provides traditional New England Hospitality in the heart of vibrant Portsmouth, NH. There are two buildings dating from the early 1800's with a large shade garden connecting the property to an off-street parking area for our guests. The Inn has a total of 7 bedrooms in the two buildings. We serve a full complimentary breakfast. Favorite menu items include Banana-Walnut muffins, Orange Cardamom Baked Pears, Baked Ham and Swiss Omelets, Cornmeal waffles with Strawberry sauce and traditional Blueberry pancakes with real 100% maple syrup. The Inn is located a 10-15 minute walk to downtown Portsmouth's shops, restaurants, theaters and museums. We look forward to your visit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Martin Hill Inn

Address: 404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4208
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $105 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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