Martin Hill Inn

404 Islington Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
Innkeeper(s): Meg Hunter & Russ Levreault
 

Ranger

$150.00 / $190.00 night

Feel the luxury of this first floor room with soft gold painted walls and satin burgundy drapes. This large room easily accommodates two mahogany four-post beds. The queen bed is there for those wishing to share a bed, but if not, the twin bed can accommodate your traveling companion.

Other antiques include a mahogany English armoire, marble lamp stands, and a slant-top secretary desk with shield back chair. The pine floors are original to the house, circa 1820. Watch the flat screen TV or curl up with a good book on the Sheraton-style love seat or wing back chair. The private en-suite bath features a full shower/tub unit.

Amenities

  • Queen bed
  • Twin bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bath with tub/shower
  • Wifi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Love seat
  • Writing desk

Please Note: Due to the total maximum occupancy permitted at the Inn, Ranger can only accommodate two persons, even though there are two beds in the room.

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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Typhoon

$135.00 / $170.00 night

One of our most popular rooms, Typhoon sets the stage for a memorable New Hampshire weekend getaway. Providing a seacoast lodging alternative to Durham, NH and Newburyport MA hotels, this room is decorated with Williamsburg wallpaper and retains its original wide-pine floor, dating from about 1820. The bed is a queen-size, cherry, four-poster, and the American-made armoire dates to the early 1800s. The room also has an antique writing table and two wing back chairs. The works of art give the room an oriental flavor.

In Typhoon, the private en-suite bathroom has a large stall shower. This room is located on the second floor of the Main House toward the back of the house.

Amenities

  • Queen bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bath with large stall shower
  • Wi-fi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Writing desk
  • Armchairs

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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Cathedral Room - Main House

$150.00 / $190.00 night

Step back a bit in time on the original wide-pine-board floor from circa 1820. Enjoy the luxury of a canopy bed. Additional antiques including the large mahogany English armoire and a mahogany writing table with a centennial series chair help complete the feeling of being in old Portsmouth. An upholstered camel back love seat and wing back chair provide comfortable seating for reading and conversation. This room has our largest en-suite bathroom with tub/shower. It is located on the second floor of the Main House.

Amenities

  • Queen canopy bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bath with tub/shower
  • Wi-fi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Writing desk
  • Love seat
  • Armchair

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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Dashing Wave Room

$135.00 / $170.00 night

We just finished redecorating this room. Stand by for new pictures of this sage green, sunny room with queen size bed. The upholstered, padded headboard of the bed coordinates with the tans and browns on the painted antique wood floor. This room features a private, en-suite bath with stall shower, and is located on the second floor of the Guest House.

Amenities

  • Queen bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bath with stall shower
  • Wi-Fi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Sitting area

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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Noonday

$150.00 / $210.00 night

Let this special room welcome you with a sunny porch and private entrance. Savor an early morning cup of coffee on the sun porch in one of the two chairs. Or take advantage of the double bench seat and coffee table to enjoy a pre-dinner iced tea or glass of wine with friends while listening to the water fountain.

Inside, a plush king-size bed and antique mahogany writing table await you in the bedroom. The sitting area has a flat-screen TV, and two more armchairs. The private en-suite bathroom features a bathtub/shower combo unit. The original Chinese brush paintings that adorn the walls were done by a local artist and inspired the bed hangings. This first-floor room is located in the Guest House and is one of our most sought-after rooms.

Amenities

  • King bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bath with tub/shower
  • Wifi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Sitting area
  • Private sun porch
  • Private entrance

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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Nightingale

$150.00 / $190.00 night

This Oriental-inspired room welcomes you with a plush king-size bed. Relax in one of the two arm chairs, or sit at the antique writing table. This sunny corner-room also features a mahogany English armoire and flat-screen TV, as well as an en-suite bathroom with shower stall. This room is located on the first floor of the Guest House.

Amenities

  • King bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bath with stall shower
  • Wifi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Writing desk

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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Sea Witch

$150.00 / $190.00 night

Our Sea Witch room welcomes you with a Queen size wooden spindle bed, original artwork, and a step-down sitting area with private en-suite bath. Curl up with a good book or a loved one on the thick-cushioned love seat, or luxuriate in the claw foot soaking tub with European style hand held shower. The antique Governor Winthrop secretary desk is the perfect place to write a quick postcard home. Sea Witch is on the second floor of the Guest House.

Amenities

  • Queen bed
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bath with claw foot tub
  • Wifi
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Sitting area with love seat

Minimum night stays apply to all high season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change. Rates do not include tax + gratuity.

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  • Policies

    Reservations

    You may call us at (603) 436-2287 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. You can also check room availability or make a booking request directly through this Web site by clicking on Check Availability at the start of this page.

    Forms of Payment

    Deposits can be made with MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or personal checks. We also accept Portsmouth a la Carte gift cards. Sorry, we do not accept gift cards from Bed & Breakfast.com or BNBFinder.com.

    Concierge Service

    The Inn staff is happy to help you with restaurant reservations, local activities, and sightseeing tips.

    Check-In & Check-Out

    Check-in is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Please proceed to the parking lot on arrival. To schedule a check in later than 6 p.m., you must make an appointment in advance directly with the innkeeper, so that we can provide instructions on how to locate the late check-in box. If you are delayed by traffic, please call us so that we can arrange your late check in, if needed.

    Check-Out is at 11:00 a.m.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    When you book a room with us, we make a commitment to you and you make one to us. Unlike hotels, we do not overbook. The Inn will make a full refund of deposit, less a $20 processing fee, if the cancellation is made with a minimum 14 days' advance notice.

    If a full or partial cancellation is made with less than 14 days notice, the deposit will be returned (less the $20 fee) if the Inn can rent the room for the period canceled. If the room is not rented, the deposit shall be retained. If a reservation is canceled within 24 hours before the scheduled check in, the guest is responsible for full payment of the reservation, less any nights that the Inn successfully re-books.

    Pets & Smoking

    For everyone's comfort, no pets are allowed at the Inn. Please ask about boarding options. We are a non-smoking inn, inside and around the buildings. If you smoke, please visit our gardens or parking area.

    Room Occupancy

    One person or two people only per room. We cannot take more than two people per room without exceeding our maximum occupancy. Children count as people and should be 12 and over.

    Minimum Stay

    Minimum night stays apply to all high-season weekends, some rooms during mid-week and during some holiday weekends on the quiet season. Rates are subject to change and can be found through the Check Availability function at the top of this page.