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Martin Hill Inn

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stayed for a quick overnight getaway. Lovely gardens, clean and spacious rooms, incredibly accommodating and friendly innkeepers. Breakfast was delicious too! Also, I was a bit concerned that the walk would be a long way to downtown, but it was a flat, straight 8 minute walk there. Very convenient!

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Pembroke, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night in this lovely bed and breakfast in early May. There is private parking behind the inn, which is a bonus in Portsmouth. The room was nicely decorated and comfortable. We had our own three season room with a view of the koi pond and shade gardens. There was always coffee, tea, cookies, and sherry on hand...

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Holliston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Typhoon Room, and had very comfortable, elegant accommodations; everything was clean, neat, well appointed. Colonial decor as befits the home's period. Breakfast was fabulous! A French toast casserole with apples, thick slices of perfectly cooked bacon, a yogurt parfait and excellent coffee. The dining room is welcoming and sociable with a range of table sizes. Russ...

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New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Martin Hill for 2 nights. Overall we would give it a 3 1/2 based in location and the room we selected. First impression is everything. We arrived at 11 a.m, not expecting the room to be ready but still wanted to announce our arrival and make sure where we parked was ok. The door was locked so...

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

I apologize if our desire to assist our guests caused a bad impression. I will try to be more cognizant of my appearance (not a strong point for me) in the future. Our website and email communications all emphasize the fact that it is a 10 minute walk to downtown thus, no, we are not centrally located. The downtown can...

New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is actually two adjacent houses. Rooms are build out of old bedrooms. But breakfast is served ONLY between 8:30 and 10:00. Recommend getting a preview before putting deposit down. This will help you chose best room for you. Innkeepers quite friendly, but need to take a harder look at accomondations, eg: bathroom.

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

We are not sure how much experience the Pizor's have with B&B's, but would like to point out some of the differences between us and the big glass boxes. Virtually all B&B's are renovated residences, so yes, your room is a remodeled bedroom (or dining room or kitchen). The existing structure introduces constraints that the big glass boxes don't have....

Dublin, California, United States
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to Portsmouth. Even though the weather was in the cool side, we made the best of it and ventured throughout the downtown and local hiking trail. The Martin Hill Inn was centrally located and Russ and Meg were wonderful hosts. Would definitely consider staying here again.

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Reviewed March 31, 2017

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Martin during a recent weekend trip--it was a great experience. Russ and his wife go the extra mile to make you feel comfortable at their B&B. The place is a quaint house within walking distance of the older part of town and most of the tourist destinations. The room we had was charming...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We stayed at Martin Hill Inn on a record breaking, brutally cold night in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and the inn was the precisely the warmth we needed. Martin Hill Inn was easy to find, with plenty of parking space back behind the property. The innkeepers are helpful, friendly and full of knowledge and great stories about the area. We stayed...

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We stayed two nights at the Martin Hill Inn over President's Day weekend (2017). Russ welcomed us to our room which was very comfortable. We were not in the main house but on the first floor of the second house. The best was comfortable although the bathroom was quite small. There was a lot of little touch that made a...

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Lincoln, Massachusetts
Reviewed February 7, 2017

A friend and I from the Boston area recently took a quick overnight trip to Portsmouth for a get-away. We found the Martin Hill Inn on-line and were very glad we did. The Inn is cozy, and very conveniently located near the center of town, about a 15 minute walk or a short drive. Russ, our hospitable host, greeted us...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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“There was a room behind us with a separate living area, and enclosed porch with more privacy than ours.”
purpleij, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Require a preview before paying.”
Pizor, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The Sea Witch is a perfect retreat! Cozy, comfortable, quiet.”
755danielg, Mar 8, 2017 | Read review
“Check website for info on all the rooms. Each has its own charm. I liked being in the annex, as it was off the main street and quiet.”
Lovewell54, Feb 7, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a nice bathtub, they provide bath bombs!”
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