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  Average price (weeknight): $180
  Average price (weekend night): $237

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Top tips for finding the perfect Portsmouth hotel

  • There are a number of historic hotels in Portsmouth, as well as a great deal of history to the city itself. The Sailmaker’s House was built in the 1800s and still stands today, with no shortage of modern amenities. You’ll also be less than a five minute walk from the Strawberry Bank Museum, a museum of history that spans over 10 acres in downtown Portsmouth.
  • There are several historic houses in Portsmouth, such as the Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden and the Wentworth Lear Historic Houses. Consider staying at the Ale House Inn, located right on the bank of the Piscataqua River, where you’ll be less than a 10-minute walk from both houses, and the Portsmouth Brewery is right down the street.
  • If you're interested in regional art, the Hampton Inn & Suites is located just a five-minute walk from the Discover Portsmouth Center, where you can find a number of exhibits from local artists, plus information about different regional events. You'll also find Rudi's Portsmouth down the street, where you can indulge in cocktails and live music.
  • If you're traveling with your family, consider staying at the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Portsmouth Seacoast. A family-friendly hotel, you can take their complimentary shuttle vans to Water Country, located just three miles away.
  • Several hotels in Portsmouth are near the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, if you’re looking for a convenient option while traveling to Portsmouth for business. Both Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth and Motel 6 Portsmouth NH are within a five-minute drive of the airport, while still giving you the convenience of a 10-minute drive to downtown Portsmouth.

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Are hotels in Portsmouth safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?
Hotels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Portsmouth. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Where to stay in Portsmouth?
Hotels near Wentworth Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses have the most searches on KAYAK.
What are the best hotels near Wentworth Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses?
Travelers who like staying near Wentworth Gardner and Tobias Lear Houses recommend Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown, The Hotel Portsmouth, and Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown.
What are the best hotels near the USS Albacore Museum?
Consider staying in the Atlantic Heights district, if you're looking for easy access to the USS Albacore Museum. Homewood Suites by Hilton Portsmouth is a five-minute drive from the museum and offers a number of amenities, such as an indoor pool and suites equipped with kitchenettes.
What hotels in Portsmouth offer wedding services?
At the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, you can tie the knot against the backdrop of Old Harbor and pick from a number of restaurants on the water, including Black Trumpet, Poco's, or The Oar House, all located within a 10-minute walk of the hotel.
What hotels in Portsmouth are close to the Sagamore Creek Headlands?
If you enjoy long walks through forest and nature, consider staying at the Quality Inn, where you’ll be less than three miles from the Sagamore Creek Headlands, with 10 acres of scenic trails to explore by foot or by kayak.
What are the best hotels near seafood restaurants in Portsmouth?
The Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront places you in prime proximity to an abundance of seafood restaurants. Within a five-minute walk, you'll find Row 34, an oyster bar with a selection of craft beer and Jumpin' Jay's Fish Cafe. The Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth Downtown is down the street from the River House and Dolphin Striker seafood restaurants.
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