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Howard Johnson Portsmouth
Ranked #10 of 17 Hotels in Portsmouth
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had flown in late from Boston on our way to Castine, Me for parents wk-end at Maine Maritime. It was about 2:00am when we checked in with no reservations. The gentlemen(I think his name was Wells) was so helpful. He found a coupon which reduced the price and assisted me in accessing Wi-Fi with my tablet. The room was clean and comfortable, easy access from interstate, safe parking and continental breakfast was a plus when we needed to leave early to continue traveling to the college.

Room Tip: I would request a room upstairs
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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled with family
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BestInnPortsmouth, Guest Services Supervisor at Howard Johnson Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Sara, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property, America's Best Inn of Portsmouth, NH. Will is a wonderful member of our Guest Services team. He is always so helpful in assisting guests to get the very best rate that we can offer. Our entire staff strives to give the very best in Guest Services and I am glad he was able to display that for you. Please think of us when your planning your next visit to Maine Maritime, or just to explore the Portsmouth area.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here for two days. The beds were clean and comfortable. The continental breakfast was consisted of muffins, toast, English muffins, yogurt, juices, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. The staff is very nice . The grounds are pretty with adequate parking available. Breakfast options are always replenished.

Room Tip: Our room was on the 2nd floor. It was a good size room with double beds. The A/C and heating unit ke...
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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled with friends
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BestInnPortsmouth, Guest Services Supervisor at Howard Johnson Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

MsC8108, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property, America's Best Inn of Portsmouth, NH. I am so glad to hear that your enjoyed your stay with us. Our housekeeping stay takes pride in making sure every room is clean, inspected, and ready every single day for any guest that may check into it. Our breakfast may be basic but it is a great jump starter to anyone's day and I am happy to read that you enjoyed it. I hope that you will come back to stay with us again during your next visit to the area.

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night on our way from Washington to Portland to catch the CAT ferry to Nova Scotia. The lady who checked us in was very friendly and gave us a heads up to a great restaurant across the street...the Roundabout. The room was clean and quiet...bathroom clean, hot water and towels. Would recommend and stay again.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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BestInnPortsmouth, Guest Services Supervisor at Howard Johnson Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Baink1, thank you so much for taking the time to review our property, America's Best Inn of Portsmouth,NH. I am so glad to hear that our Guest Services Staff was so helpful during your check-in. We strive to give the very best that we possibly can in guest services to everyone who walks onto our property. I am also excited that you enjoyed the room you occupied during your stay. Our housekeeping staff does a wonderful job and is guided by a fantastic Executive Housekeeper. Our staff takes great pride in every single room they clean. I hope your enjoying the Fall season and that we will see you back again soon!

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed here after leaving Bar Harbor. Easy to find with parking. We had a room on the 3rd floor next to the elevator & ice machine overlooking the road - none disturbed us! The room was very nice although with mismatched furniture but all very clean. Fridge, microwave, coffee machine and wi-fi as normal. Everything you need. Staff friendly. Continental breakfast relatively good with a choice of things. Would recommend. We walked into Portsmouth in the evening, took us around 20-25 minutes.

Room Tip: High up floor away from any road noise you may hear
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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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BestInnPortsmouth, Guest Services Supervisor at Howard Johnson Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Tesspiggo, thank you so much for taking the time to review our property, America's Best Inn of Portsmouth, NH. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I apologize that the furniture in your room was mismatched. We do our best to provide the very best amenities that we can. We will be renovating our hotel over the winter and all the rooms will have new furniture that matches. Please come back and see us again so you can enjoy some of the new things we will have. Have a great day!

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

We stayed at this hotel one night on our way to Bar Harbor. The staff was friendly and nice and the homemade cookies were a nice touch. The free breakfast was okay - just cereal and bagels. The rooms were adequate but needed a lot of updating. The beds were kind of hard and not so comfortable. There seemed to be a lack of lighting and few outlets to charge electronics. And the outlets were not placed in convenient areas. It served our purpose but wasn't the best place.

  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled as a couple
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BestInnPortsmouth, Guest Services Supervisor/Sales at Howard Johnson Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am glad you found of staff friendly. We strive to give the very best in customer service to everyone that comes to our property. I am sorry that the room did not meet your standards. We will be renovating this winter and I hope that you will stop by and stay with us again to see our improvements.

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Additional Information about Howard Johnson Portsmouth

Address: 383 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3209 (Formerly America's Best Inns & Suites)
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 17 Hotels in Portsmouth
Price Range: RM285 - RM657 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Howard Johnson Portsmouth 2*
Number of rooms: 61
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