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China
Reviewed 8 January 2015

A new years eve wedding brought me here, and it was great. The room was larger than I expected, and very clean. It had details that reminded you that you were in a New Hampshire Inn but was still very comfortable and let you know you were in 2015. The staff at check-in, the wedding and the bar afterwards were...

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Jeff S, Assistant General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Dtbailla, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are thrilled that your stay was so enjoyable and pleasant. We strive to have the balance of a charming New England Inn while providing first class service and amenities, something not usually associated with an Inn. I'm glad that you noticed that. I look forward to...

Hampstead, New Hampshire
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This was a hidden gem. My daughter had her wedding reception at the Inn on New Years Eve. It went beyond our expectation. The food was outstanding. The service was beyond expectations. They were extremely accommodating in every aspect. The Wedding coordinator could not have done more for us. The Bar Manager was also a joy to work with. We...

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Jeff S, Assistant General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Nancy G, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am so happy to hear that we made your daughter's special day even more memorable. That to me is what it is all about. I will certainly share all of your praise with the staff and I look forward to welcoming you and your lovely...

Groton, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 December 2014

From arrival to departure, this establishment understands customer service. The staff was genuinely friendly, my room was clean, and the location was quiet (yet very convenient). Beautifully decorated. AWESOME restaurant and bar!!! My room (the European Queen) was lovely, and I happened to check in just as the fresh chocolate chip cookies were delivered. (yum!) The bed was very comfortable...

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Joanne M, Thank you for taking the time to share your most recent experience with us. I cannot express how much we appreciate your detailed glowing review. We are delighted that your stay with us was so pleasurable. Comments like yours are the pinnacle of success for us and source of great pride. We are focused on delivering a level...

Gloucester
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We rented a suite with fireplace for the weekend as shown in the on line photos. First nite nothing to light for fire. Next morning went to front desk and she apologized and said she would send up a "Duralog". We went to a wedding and came back late and wanted to relax and unwind in front of ta fire...

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Yesiam a, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is clear we failed to meet our traditionally high level of service frequently noted on many TripAdvisor reviews. We have met and reviewed your issues on property to address the issues you encountered. There is no excuse for the Duraflame issue. We now have a procedure in...

CT
Reviewed 23 November 2014

My husband and I have stayed here maybe 6 or 7 times, so far! Love it in the summer (lovely and lively Hampton Beach is a short drive away. In the Fall, Applecrest Farms is worth a visit.. Actually, even in the summer! Labor Day is the scene of Exeter's UFO convention... If you dare...) But even without these other...

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Foodie-linda, Thank you for you glowing review of our restaurant. I will be certain to pass this along to the culinary staff, I know they will be very pleased. The culinary team works very hard to be creative with their menu especially the daily specials while delivering a superior product at an incredibly reasonable value. As noted earlier our Executive...

Stow, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 23 November 2014

I have stayed at the Exeter Inn twice now. The Inn itself is very beautiful, with an old New England charm and some nice modern elements. The staff here really makes the experience. They are extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. I can't stress enough how amazing my experience here has been!

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Marrisa G, Thank you for taking the time to share your most recent experience with us. We are pleased your stay was so enjoyable. The property set out to freshen up and add a contemporary twist/ feel while paying homage to the tradition and history the property deserves - a delicate balance to say the least. I am glad this...

Cumberland Center, Maine
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Wow, the Exeter Inn really provides the best combination of comfort and old school New England Charm! On my recent visit the grounds and lobby were decked out with seasonal decor, there was a faint smell of a wood burning fireplace in the air, and freshly baked cookies were available on the front desk. My room was small but quiet...

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Estherskip, Thank you for your kind comments. When we renovated the property we sought to create an intimate, warm and casually sophisticated environment. To uphold a tradition of hospitality long vanished from today’s impersonal, cookie-cutter, chain hotels. The perfect mixture of classic style and modern luxury including spa-inspired bathrooms appointed with vessel sinks, white tile showers with glass enclosures, heated...

hometown
Reviewed 26 September 2014

The staff we encountered were pleasant, helpful and professional. Julie, the night manager or concierge, could not have been better. Late and tired after a long drive, we met a cheerful, patient person who walked us through the possibilities for food and took time to find a room my husband liked. The food is also very good. Unfortunately, the hotel...

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Anon Y, Thank you for staying at the Exeter Inn and for your review and insights. I am thrilled with your comments regarding the staff, their professionalism and level of hospitality provided. I know they will be very pleased. We work very hard to provide a superior level of service not expected in this part of the world and...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Well-maintainer exterior and much of the basic interior look like very old New England. However, the guest rooms, as well as the bar and restaurant, are very much up-to-date without taking away the old charm. Guests room are somewhat small, but not cramped. Certainly not NYC hotel small. Beds and furniture are real quality and comfortable. Bathrooms look like they...

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George S, General Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Dear Audi5, Thank you for your wonderful review. As I have noted earlier, you have described our intentions precisely. A recent renovation with modern upgrades and contemporary accents while maintaining the unique rich history of the historic building. Our FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment) were purchased from many of the same vendors as the upscale hotel chain, Westin Hotels. Most...

Hinsdale, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay...however won't be returning. Rooms were on the small side and didn't like the 1/2 baths. The walk-in shower threw water all over the bathroom which was a bother. The rooms were quiet and clean. The staff was pleasant

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George S, Manager at Exeter Inn, responded to this review

Mike d, Thank you for your comments and I am glad, overall, you enjoyed your stay. Due to the historic nature of the hotel, built in 1932, our rooms range in size and shape. No two rooms are alike. For many that’s the charm for some, I understand, it may not be their cup of tea. I will look into...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Epoch Restaurant & Bar
Epoch Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: American
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A 1932 Georgian Stately brick building originally designed to accommodate prestigous families visiting Phillips Exeter Acedemy. The Acedemy is known around the world for its prepareness to attend Harvard University and other major ivy league colleges. The Inn has 46 rooms featuring 3 suites. Located in walking distance to downtown Exeter town center, a short driving distance to Portsmouth, Hampton, Stratham and Epping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Exeter Inn

Address: 90 Front St, Exeter, NH 03833-2764
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Exeter
Price Range: €90 - €142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Exeter Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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