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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Beautiful building in a great location with well designed interior space. The guest rooms are a good size for a boutique hotel and are full of modern amenities. The staff was incredibly helpful and hospitable. The unique small plates breakfast (that's included) was delicious. Wonderful weekend getaway from Boston!

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We go to The Hotel Portsmouth at least 3-4 times a year. Sometimes for the night and sometimes for a long weekend. The location is perfect, just a short walk away from the heart of Portsmouth. The rooms are clean and well decorated. The morning continental breakfast has something for everyone from cereal to yogurt to the best protein bites....

Thank ATKontos
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We love to hear about returning guests! So happy you’re able to take advantage of our hotel’s great location and tasty breakfasts - on a regular basis! We look forward to hosting you on your next stay...

North Reading, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed in The Loft room. It was well appointed and clean. We picked this room not being sure if we'd have friends join us before dining out. With the upstairs/downstairs situation, we wanted the opportunity. It turns out that we never hosted our friends in our room. BUT, it's a nice setup if you're hanging with...

Thank Sharron S
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

So glad you were able to check out our Loft room - it’s such a unique space, particularly if you have people to entertain. We get a lot of comments on our great mattresses and our unique breakfast options, so happy you enjoyed them as well. Moxy is indeed one of the recommendations for dinner we give out the most...

New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Revisited this fabulous hotel again ... still great and felt like home. Staff is very friendly and efficient from the time you book the reservation until you check out. The follow up and attention to detail is greatly appreciated. The breakfast is interesting and nicely prepared. Can't beat the location. We will keep returning here.

Thank Marie P
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

We love to hear that this was your second visit and that you’re planning more! We hope that you were able to take advantage of the great location and we’re glad you had such a pleasant interaction with our staff. We’ll see you next time!

New London, New Hampshire
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The room was great as usual. They left a box of chocolates for us for our anniversary!! We had friends join us on Saturday night and they really enjoyed their stay too! Said the beds were very comfortable which they are!!! Can't wait to go back!!

Thank Annette G
Edmonds, WA
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Smaller hotel, great amenities including free parking! Easy to walk from hotel to all the highlights of town including great restaurants. Rooms are nice and have super comfy bed. Nice selection of complimentary beverages including sparking water available. Helpful friendly staff.

Thank Bicostal
Southwest Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Hotel Portsmouth is a lovely place to stay. It's very clean, artfully designed and conveniently located. The breakfast of appetizers or tapis was very tasty and unusual. The room furnishings were very basic but attractive. My only complaint was the sound of the boiler which was directly under our room 101. At its loudest it kept me awake. I...

1Thank Mary4David5
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Love the Portsmouth Hotel. So much charm to the building. Everything is cozy but updated and stylish. Plus, they have off street free parking for guests. If you book far enough ahead of time, prices are reasonable and compare/beat other hotel prices downtown. Nothing but good things to say.

Thank SweetDee11
West Simsbury, CT
Reviewed 8 December 2016

When our hotel reservations for another, modern hotel in Portsmouth didn't pan out as we thought they would, we booked into the Hotel Portsmouth for the night of December 6. Right away we knew that this hotel should have been our first choice all along! A small, cozy 'boutique' hotel, located in a renovated building, it's full of ambience and...

2Thank Linette B
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at The Hotel Portsmouth, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed the “feel” of the hotel, as each one of our properties (of which Lark Hotels as 19), is unique to the place that it is in. It sounds like you were able to take advantage of all of the amenities from the sitting rooms to the comfortable mattresses. Looking forward to your next stay!

Peabody, MA
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is such a cute hotel. You feel like you're sent to Europe when you walk in. It has all the charm of a cute little bed and breakfast in Paris but all the amenties you'd want from a big hotel chain in Boston. The staff is amazingly friendly, the free breakfast is delicious and super fancy, the rooms are...

Thank Linds945

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic downtown Portsmouth's newest boutique hotel: 32 guest rooms and suites, conference rooms and meeting spaces. Housed in an 1881 Queen Victorian mansion, The Hotel Portsmouth is Portsmouth's only non-chain, full service, independently owned boutique hotel. Modern conveniences include in-room iPads, free WiFi, luxurious bathrooms, 24 hour front desk, concierge services & free parking with every room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Hotel Portsmouth

Address: 40 Court St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4412
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: $193 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Hotel Portsmouth 2*
Number of rooms: 32
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“We had a first floor room and it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Cappio16, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Prefer the second floor. Seems more private.”
 of 5 bubbles 378mariep, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They have some pet friendly rooms as well.”
 of 5 bubbles 18marilyn, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay someplace else.”
 of 5 bubbles Incognito-one, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a deluxe queen which was spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Gma3019, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
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