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The Mermaids' Porch Bed and Breakfast

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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Dawn (the innkeeper) was a wonderful host, providing us a comfortable room, excellent food, and a welcoming experience during during our two-day stay. I heartily recommend The Mermaids' Porch to anyone visiting the Portsmouth and Norfolk areas.

Thank normanphilion
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words. I hope Portsmouth becomes a destination on one of your future excursions.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was great on our stay. Dawn and Jack were wonderful and helpful hosts, the house was beautiful and welcoming, the room very clean and comfortable and the food, from the warm oatmeal cookies in the room to the freshly prepared breakfast, was delicious! The...More

Thank aoatley
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. I'm so glad you got to enjoy so much of Olde Towne.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at The Mermaids’ Porch, on our way to a wedding. Arriving a few hours earlier than the listed check in time, Dawn and Jack met us graciously. Everything was ready and she had lots of of suggestions for things...More

Thank Barngal2
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. I love it when the timing works out. I hope the weather cooperated and the festivities went off without a hitch.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful B & B in historic Portsmouth is managed by the genial and very capable Dawn Richardson and her trusty canine companion Jack. The Mermaid's Porch inside and out is a visual feast, the house is Queen Anne Victorian architecture [1898] and the rooms...More

Thank Patrick C
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. I look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful B&B - 10 Stars! The Mermaids' Porch B&B is absolutely wonderful. Very clean, has everything you want and walking distance to everything. Dawn and Jack are very helpful with providing information to you on things to do and see. I will definitely stay here...More

Thank Elaine I
Response from DDRUSN, Owner at The Mermaids' Porch Bed and BreakfastResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Jack and I look forward to seeing you again.

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Carol F
June 4, 2016|
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There are no bed bugs here. I wash my own linens--they're not done by a service where they could cross-contaminate. There are mattress protectors on the beds. Each room has its own bath.
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Carol F
June 4, 2016|
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Hi...Each room has its own bathroom and no bed bugs. They are very clean! If you don't like stairs pick the downstairs bedroom.
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