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America's Best Inns & Suites
Ranked #11 of 17 Hotels in Portsmouth
Richford, Vermont
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“You can't always judge a book by its cover!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

I didn't have high hopes staying at an America's Best Inn, but the price and location were right! I was pleasantly surprised! The lobby and breakfast area were clean. The room was clean, comfortable and a nice size. Will at the front desk was one of the best hotel staff I have ever encountered. He was extremely friendly and helpful with anything we asked him. He was very genuine and we felt that he really cared about us as guests. The hotel has a great location, right off the interstate and is a short 5 minute car ride to the heart of the city. By staying 5 minutes away from downtown, we probably saved over $100 per night. My only reason for not giving 5 stars is for the size of the breakfast area. It is not an adequate size for a sold out hotel. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank CrazyCatLadyVT
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BestInnSales, Director of Sales at America's Best Inns & Suites, responded to this review, August 20, 2013
Thank you so much for choosing America’s Best Inn Portsmouth. Our staff members do an excellent job with keeping our hotel clean and comfortable for our guests, and we are glad you noticed. We are so happy you had the pleasure of meeting Will. He is an excellent asset to our team. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Milford, Delaware
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45 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

I recently stayed here while visiting a few places in New England. The room was small, but clean- The staff was very friendly. The location is about a 5 minute drive from downtown, but you can get a cab ride or I imagine even walk on a nice day. For people on a budget, this is an ideal place. I checked out the free breakfast in the morning, but just took a coffee. Typical fare- toast, cereal, fruit, and yogurt. Unlike the other hotels downtown, this has free parking. Again, not fancy but a good value.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Fredericton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

Stayed there because we discovered a discount coupon for this hotel along our travels. Was a bit sceptical at first but was pleasantly surprised. Room was clean and comfortable. We stayed there for 3 nights and did not hear a sound from other rooms or hallway. It is close to town and 5 minutes drive to the Kittery, ME outlet stores. Front counter staff were pleasant and helpful. Special thanks to Will who was exceptional and called us by name every time he saw us.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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New Hampshire, USA
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2013

We chose this hotel because of its location to downtown Portsmouth and the extremely affordable price. We traveled for the fourth of july when many of the downtown hotels were around $300.00 a night. Americas Best is only a $10.00 cab ride and five minutes from all the restaurants and shops in the harbour and not even half that price. The staff is very friendly and the rooms are nicely decorated. The beds are very comfortable. Our room was clean and even though it was near the elevator it was quiet through the night.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Sierra Vista, AZ
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229 reviews
59 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Tbe room was fine and the beds comfortable. The cookies on the silver tray upon checking in were a nice touch. Breakfast was more than adequate and really don't see how they could have added more to the offerings because the breakfast area is quite small. Considering the space, they did a good job with the breakfast items. If you're willing to chance it without a reservation, the hotel coupons book you find along the interstates had a great deal for this hotel - $40 less than the AAA rate we paid. Even so, we thought the price was fair when we booked it. Would stay here again if we were ever in the area.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2013

Everyone was very nice and helpful. I'm from California and don't know my way around and everyone who worked there made me feel welcome and safe. Staff helped me get taxis and made sure I was on time to the wedding I went to.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Annaleahdepicciotto
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BestInnSales, Director of Sales at America's Best Inns & Suites, responded to this review, June 26, 2013
We are so glad you chose to stay with us whilst here for a wedding. We host many wedding groups during the year and our staff love assisting each and every guest with their inquiries.
Thank you again!
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Epping, New Hampshire, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2013

Stayed there for couple days and I loved it. Great location close down town portsmouth maine is like 5 minutes away . Staff were really friendly and the rooms really clean. With our room key we could go use the pool at the holiday inn or eat at the restaurant. Thank you guys

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Maschas D
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Property: America's Best Inns & Suites
Address: 383 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 17 Hotels in Portsmouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — America's Best Inns & Suites 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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