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The Sailmaker's House

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Room & Suite (21)
Pool & Beach (1)
A blend of traditional and modern, The Sailmaker’s House is a small independent inn located in the heart of beautiful downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. We are a convenient jumping off point for our guests to discover the city and enjoy all that it has to offer. If you’re like us, you travel in order to experience the richness and culture of your destination – you want a unique adventure that goes beyond your hotel. You love crisp sheets and the perfect pillow, and when you wake up, you’re looking to explore. The inn is centrally located within walking distance to Prescott Park Arts Festival, Strawbery Banke Museum, The Music Hall, The Seacoast Reperatory Theater, art galleries, historic homes, waterfront dining and all of Portsmouth's well regarded restaurants.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
84Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
40Attractionswithin 0.5 km
19Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 61
  • 10
  • 1
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We booked a suite and a room for a holiday visit. The suite was the perfect spot for our family get together. The inn is well appointed and the rooms are very comfortable. An added plus is the 24/7 coffee/tea/beverage service and a downstairs sitting room. Todd was a very
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My husband took me here for a date weekend, and it was great! The building reminded me of ones I've seen in other fishing communities, like Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard. The interior was gorgeously decorated with original artwork and prints. There were refreshments available
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It was nice, clean with a great lobby with little goodies, water, etc. Room was clean and had nice sized bathroom with great shower. We will visit again. They demand 200 characters in the review ...ahhhhhhhhh!
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The location of this adorable inn is fantastic! It's just a short walk from all the great restaurants and shops, and there was ample parking at the inn. Keyless entry made getting in and out easy. Beds were super comfortable and the room and bathroom were sparkling clean. We
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Response from Todd D, Manager at The Sailmaker's House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for staying with us! We appreciate your feedback very much-- its so nice to hear you enjoyed it here! I hope your new year has been wonderful and I wish you my very best. Take care :)
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We stayed at the Hotel during the Christmas holidays. I was looking for a place that has unique rooms with a cozy, peaceful, festive environment for the Holiday celebration. Our check-in was via cellphone, that went super smooth. In the cute little lobby decorated with high-end
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Response from Todd D, Manager at The Sailmaker's House
Responded 3 weeks ago
On behalf of our entire staff and ownership-- Thank you! We appreciate your detailed review very much :) It's comforting for us to know that the key-less entry system, bedding, and overall laid back vibe and aesthetic of our Inn helped you relax and celebrate the holidays here in downtown Portsmouth. From our families to yours, take care and Happy New Year!
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Room 10
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Room 9
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Room 8 Private Living Room
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Room 8 Bedroom
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Room 7
"The inn is a historic building with narrow halls and stairways. I'd suggest a first floor room if you have mobility issues."
"beautiful light"
"Stairs are a little challenging so elect first floor if you have any issues with walking or climbing."
"Room 8 is great!"
"Stairs are steep - may be difficult for those with mobility issues."
US$113 - US$284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNew HampshirePortsmouth
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