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Mainsail Motel & Cottages

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Ludlow, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We had a fantastic time and the staff was so friendly. The rooms were very clean and the location was nice. We also love having the pool to relax at when we are done with the beach. Our only bad complaint was that we had another family upstairs with children and the children were running so early in the morning,...

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kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Our entire staff truly believes in our motto of "clean rooms and happy guests", and we all work hard to ensure those two things for every visitor. We look forward to having you back with us for another summer vacation, and thank you for taking the time to write a review!

Shelburne, Vermont
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We were pleased with our stay at the Mainsail. The room was nice and the location was very convenient to the beach. Kara was very friendly and it was clear that their focus is to maintain and improve the motel. In contrast, many motels in beach areas, especially Hampton Beach, become run-down and poorly maintained. Each room has a designated...

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kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and continue to work hard on the improvements to the Mainsail. We want to ensure it remains the best motel on the beach for a summer vaction!

Ludlow, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We just spent a weekend at the Main Sail in Hampton and it fulfilled the expectations set by other reviews here. The hotel has had many substantial upgrades and is very comfortable. The overall feel is still very much the classic 1960s/1970s motel, but it is fresh, airy, and very clean. The owners are friendly and attentive to the guest's...

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kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and that our rooms, pool and staff mat and exceeded expectations. We continue to make improvements each year, including the possibility of online reservation options.

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed in a 3 bedroom cottage, the place was clean and bright. This was our second year in a row and will never look anywhere else. Short walk to the beach but if we wanted to avoid the sand their pool is very refreshing and inviting.

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kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you! We are glad to hear we have another family of "regulars" at the Mainsail and look forward to welcoming you back!

North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The Mainsail is a clean and comfortable place to stay with an extremely attentive and friendly staff. Great layout with cottages and motel rooms surrounding the pool area. The heated pool was clean and well maintained. We really enjoyed the friendly vibe here and look forward to returning next summer.

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Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your first stay with us, and look forward to many more visits. "Clean and friendly" are the words we live by, and we are happy to know we and our staff succeeded on both fronts. See you next summer!

Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I am actually here right now. The rooms are a bit dated but everything here is great. I travel quite a bit for work, so I'm no stranger to hotels. I am also familiar with many hotels in Hampton, and I must say, this is the best I've stayed at. I am super sensitive to noise and other nuances that...

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Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

We are very fortunate to have a happy staff that works so hard to maintain the cleanliness and overall condition at the Mainsail, and guests who respect the property and each other by keeping noise levels reasonable at night. We look forward to having you back!

Douglas, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We had a great stay at Mainsail. The rooms are immaculate, service was excellent. Kara, Dave, and (of course) Clarence do an amazing job running the Mainsail. They are very friendly and would do anything to suit your needs! We loved our stay and we are definitely going back next summer! The Mainsail is very quiet and family oriented. They...

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Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you. Family vacations are one of our specialties, and we are so glad you chose the Mainsail for your stay in Hampton. See you next summer!!

Merrimack, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We stayed in Hampton NH for the celebration of my daughter's wedding. The staff at the Mainsail was very accommodating to us. From the ease of booking our room to the kind friendly check in we felt welcome and at home. The rooms are very clean and have everything you need for a comfortable stay. Would highly recommend a stay...

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Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

What a perfect wedding weekend it was! Thank you for trusting us with the accommodations for your friends and family. We look forward to future visits.

Menands, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Would highly recommend the Mainsail....excellent place to stay for families....one block from the beach and an awesome pool too....very clean rooms and the kitchenettes were so convenient when traveling with the grandchildren.....

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Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the heated pool. See you next summer!

Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Won't repeat every other reviewer, but for Hampton you just can't beat the Mainsail. Owners are super pleasant and helpful. Clean, quiet room that was big enough for five. Being one block over from all the action, but not in all the craziness is perfect for families.

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Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

We are so happy that you had a good stay and look forward to seeing you and your family again next summer!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an owner-operated, family friendly motel and cottage complex located one block from the beautiful beach, the boardwalk and the Casino Ballroom. Our heated swimming pool, complimentary on-site parking, and happy, helpful staff make us the perfect spot for your summer vacation! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mainsail Motel & Cottages

Address: 40 Ashworth Ave, Hampton, NH 03842-2925
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Hampton
Number of rooms: 59
Also Known As:
Mainsail Motel And Cottages
Mainsail Motel & Cottages Hotel Hampton
Mainsail Hotel Hampton
Mainsail Motel Hampton
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Hampton
#3 Romantic Hotel in Hampton
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“not a bad room anywhere”
JulieH165, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a cottage, great view of sunsets and the pool. Surprisingly quiet.”
  • Another view of 2nd bedroom
  • Just bring your food! We did!
  • 2nd bedroom
  • Lots of space and clean!
  • Living room with balcony overlooking pool
  • Bedroom 1
RobertSandy, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, balcony views of backwaters are quite nice, just a great place to stay.”
S1994SCjohnr, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Back 8 rooms looking over the pool newly renovated ,tile floors cute decorations flat screen tv. sunset views from deck amazing”
summer20144606, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“love by the pool, but all are good!”
limiller, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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