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Portsmouth Downtown With A View And Bring Your Dog Too!
1 Marsh Lane, Unit 1A, Portsmouth, NH
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0.51 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (115 reviews)
Perfect location

"Again this property did not disappoint. The home was clean and had sanitizer in the house. The property offers everything you need to stay in and cook or make coffee. The kitchen had enough plates and glasses for the total amount of people who can stay at the property. Whether a full dinner or a ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2020

Portsmouth Downtown With A View And Bring Your Dog Too!
Beautiful Safe and Clean Apartment Close to Everything!!!!!
107 Ledgewood Dr, 107-04, Portsmouth, NH
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1.56 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Portsmouth apartment

"Very clean and convenient location. Jay was very responsive to email inquiries. Close to UNH, the coast, restaurants. Quiet location."…"

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2020

Beautiful Safe and Clean Apartment Close to Everything!!!!!
History and Comfortable Luxury Downtown
93 State Street, Portsmouth, NH
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0.16 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Absolutely no complaints

"This was our first time to Portsmouth and it was perfect for a weekend away to reconnect. Jim was absolutely wonderful and really thought of everything. From the bottle of wine, peanuts and water to the soft towels and robes from pottery barn. The hot tub was clean and perfect to unwind after a day ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2020

History and Comfortable Luxury Downtown
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Newly Renovated, Clean 1BR Apartment, 1 Block From Downtown Portsmouth
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0.48 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect location

"Apartment was newly redone and immaculate. Excellent location, a quick walk to all the shops and restaurants in downtown Portsmouth as well as a few minute drive into Maine and a short drive to MA. We enjoyed the many local bike paths and hiking trails. Property Manager was quick to respond to any ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

Newly Renovated, Clean 1BR Apartment, 1 Block From Downtown Portsmouth
The Inn Downtown
3.5 out of 5
409 The Hill, Portsmouth, NH
The price is £111 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
0.15 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Will stay again

"Great location, large room. Excellent amenities."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

The Inn Downtown
The Hotel Portsmouth
3 out of 5
40 Court St., Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £97 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
0.25 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (298 reviews)

"It was very nice, private and quiet. Perfect location."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2020

The Hotel Portsmouth
Ale House Inn
4 out of 5
121 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £105 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
0.17 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (112 reviews)
perfect quiet getaway

"Great location. Small boutique with excellent service and simple but comfortable rooms. Loved the free lobby cold brew and filtered water 24 hours. Unfortunately we were in last room and it had almost no WiFi service. Other than that highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Ale House Inn
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Portsmouth
2 out of 5
383 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £55 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
1.07 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (987 reviews)

"Happy with everything Thank you Staff was very helpful and polite"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Portsmouth
Motel 6 Portsmouth, NH
2 out of 5
3 Gosling Rd, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £54 per night from 1 Jan to 2 Jan
2.37 mi from city centre
3.2/5 (992 reviews)

"Everything was great and clean except that our room had a cigarette stench to it. it was a non smoking room so it shouldn’t have had that smell to it."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2020

Motel 6 Portsmouth, NH
Best Western Plus Portsmouth Hotel & Suites
2.5 out of 5
580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £72 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
1.11 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (822 reviews)

"Overall a good hotel. Our room was spacious and the beds were comfortable. We had a suite with a kitchen and living room, and it was a lot of space!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2020

Best Western Plus Portsmouth Hotel & Suites
Martin Hill Inn
3.5 out of 5
404 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH
The price is £141 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec
0.6 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (17 reviews)

"Friendly hosts, conversational and welcoming; creative, homemade, generous breakfast; sherry, ice, coffee machine and candy in the hallway was nice touch; exact google map directions to Inn parking area was extremely helpful; comfortable mattress; small bathroom was a little difficult for my husband ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec 2019

Martin Hill Inn
Holiday Inn Portsmouth
3 out of 5
300 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £76 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
1.04 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (684 reviews)

"Property is due for an upgrade which i believe it is phasing through. Room was standard and clean. Unfortunately the hotel wifi didnt reach the room, and the bathroom door didnt close properly. Have stayed here in the past and was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

Holiday Inn Portsmouth
Port Inn and Suites Portsmouth, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
505 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
1.23 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (843 reviews)

"Very friendly, courteous and accommodating staff. I liked the homey feeling"…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2020

Port Inn and Suites Portsmouth, Ascend Hotel Collection
Wrens Nest Village Inn
3 out of 5
3548 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £61 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
4.61 mi from city centre
3.1/5 (111 reviews)

"I am an experienced cleaner and i have seen and stayed in worse. Bed, bedding, and pillows were great. No hot water or pressure for shower but hot water that can burn you if your not careful. They have a not that customers are responsible for cleaning kitchenette area but do not give you soap or ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2020

Wrens Nest Village Inn
Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth
3 out of 5
1 International Dr, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £98 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec
2.21 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (162 reviews)
Amazing hotel and staff

"The staff is professional and the rooms are amazing. It has a lounge area, full size fridge, microwave oven, dishwasher, little electric stove and equipped kitchen. Two flat screen televisions and 24 hour fresh coffee for free. We have been touring the New England states for 20 days and this hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth
AC Hotel by Marriott Portsmouth
3.5 out of 5
299 Vaughn Street, Portsmouth, NH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
0.31 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (93 reviews)

"Great location! Very clean and beautiful. The room was comfortable. I got an amazing night sleep and the shower was great! 100 percent will be coming back"…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov 2020

AC Hotel by Marriott Portsmouth
Courtyard by Marriott in Portsmouth
3 out of 5
1000 Market St, Portsmouth, NH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night from 29 Dec to 30 Dec
1.14 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (611 reviews)

"Very nice and clean place. Very close to food, shopping and beaches."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Courtyard by Marriott in Portsmouth
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
3.5 out of 5
250 Market St, Portsmouth, NH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night from 14 Dec to 15 Dec
0.23 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (993 reviews)

"Earl at the front desk gave excellent customer service. Very helpful with questions and recommendations on where to eat"…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2020

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth Downtown/ Waterfront
3 out of 5
100 Deer Street, Portsmouth, NH
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The price is £99 per night from 24 Dec to 25 Dec
0.19 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (909 reviews)

"Great big rooms! Separate sleeping area. Nice amenities. Close to EVERYTHING!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth Downtown/ Waterfront
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown
3 out of 5
23 Portwalk Pl, Portsmouth, NH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £78 per night from 20 Dec to 21 Dec
0.18 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (948 reviews)

"Downtown Portsmouth close to dining and shopping. Parking garage was super close and safe"…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown
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Visiting Portsmouth

History buffs will enjoy exploring Portsmouth, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port and shopping. This city also attracts tourists with its breweries, live music and entertainment. Top sights in the city include Fort Constitution Historical Site, Hampton Beach and Water Country.

  • There are 195 hotels and other accommodation options in Portsmouth
  • The closest major airport is in Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), 22.5 mi (36.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Portsmouth

Well known for its live music scene, the city's cultural venues include Music Hall, Portsmouth Athenaeum and Seacoast Repertory Theatre. Attractions like Water Country and Casino Cascade Water Slide are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Fort Constitution Historical Site, Market Square, and Portsmouth Brewery.

In Dover, you'll find 195 hotels and other accommodation choices so you can easily organise your holiday getaway at an affordable rate. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Inn By The Bandstand - With a stay at this 4-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with an in-room fireplace. Expedia travellers love its overall value and central location.
  • The Sailmaker's House - Our customers like the breakfast and comfortable, quiet rooms at this inn. Amenities at this 3.5-star inn include free WiFi and free parking.
  • Three Chimneys Inn - This 3.5-star inn features free breakfast, a restaurant and free parking. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Other top sights in Portsmouth include Hampton Beach and Hampton Beach State Park. Top places to see in the area include Ogunquit Beach, located 15.4 mi (24.7 km) from the heart of the city, and Kittery Outlets, which is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) away.

Getting around Portsmouth

With so many ways to get around, exploring Portsmouth is a breeze. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Durham Station, Dover Transportation Center or Exeter Station. You can find out about options for water transport at the local port.

Dressing for Portsmouth

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 10°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around -10°C
  • From April to June, the average is 27°C during the day and -1°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 28°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 19°C as the daytime average and -9°C as the night-time average
  • Average annual rainfall for Portsmouth is 1293 millimetres
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 27°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of -8°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Portsmouth?
Inn By The Bandstand is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star B&B offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 4-minute walk from Phillips Exeter Academy. Traveller reviews also recommend The Inn Downtown and Ale House Inn as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Portsmouth, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most hotel room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Portsmouth.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Portsmouth?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Portsmouth, NH is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include Howard Johnson by Wyndham Portsmouth and Seabrook Inn.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Portsmouth?
Seabrook Inn is a property with free parking and laundry facilities, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your family trip include Hampton Village Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton Portsmouth. Also, attractions such as Water Country and The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Portsmouth?
Inn By The Bandstand is a favourite 4-star B&B for couples, and features a restaurant and a bar. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Wentworth by the Sea, A Marriott Hotel & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Portsmouth?
Port Inn and Suites Portsmouth, Ascend Hotel Collection is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers an outdoor pool along with LCD TVs for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Motel 6 Portsmouth, NH and Hampton Inn & Suites Exeter, NH.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Portsmouth?
Ashworth by the Sea is a top 3-star beach hotel offering 2 restaurants and an indoor pool, located within a short 1-minute walk of Hampton Beach . Other good options to stay near the beach include Hampton House Hotel and Breakers by the Sea.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Portsmouth?
The Hotel Portsmouth is a favourite 3-star hotel with our travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features 32 guestrooms, free breakfast and free parking. Ale House Inn and Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What's the best place to stay if I'm looking to play golf in Portsmouth?
Wentworth by the Sea, A Marriott Hotel & Spa is a top 3.5-star hotel that has an adjacent golf course and features free WiFi. Other good options to stay near a golf course include Days Inn by Wyndham Dover and Anchorage Inns And Suites. You can tee off at Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club, Sagamore Golf Club or Apple Hill Golf Course while you’re in town.
What's the best accommodation in Portsmouth to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Lamie’s Inn and The Old Salt Restaurant is a top 3-star inn for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Other choices near historic sites include Three Chimneys Inn and Exeter Inn. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Market Square, Wentworth Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses and Governor John Langdon House Museum.
What are some hotels with pools in Portsmouth?
Hampton Falls Inn is a top hotel with an indoor pool, free WiFi and free self-parking. Other choices that offer an on-site pool include Hampton Village Inn and Best Western Hampshire Inn.

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