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South Shore, MA
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Absolutely loved everything about the Inn! Stayed on a Saturday night to experience the Exeter Holiday Weekend with two friends and could not have been happier! The Inn is a beautifully attended to old New England building that the innkeepers have lovingly decorated, restored, and furnished. The common rooms on the first floor and inviting and tastefully arranged. The bedrooms...

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We have enjoyed bringing back "The Grand Dame of Exeter" to her original glory, but really what makes our Inn so special is you, our guest! We hope to see you again and had a wonderful visit with you!

Thomaston, Maine
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Extremely charming place, very well appointed with more than a touch of class in every room. The innkeeper, Jaime is supremely dedicated to creating a comfortable and dignified experience for all of his guests. His staff have a true sense of pride in what they have created there AND the vision for the future of the inn. Breakfast was delicious......

1Thank Andrew J
Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Hi Andrew! Thanks so much for your review. We just wanted to let you know we appreciate your feedback and are so glad you enjoyed the Inn. We have completely renovated Edinburgh to provide more space, moved the bed to another wall away from the adjoining room and modernized the bathroom! We hope you do make a trip back to...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We had a lovely two night stay in Exeter at Inn at the Bandstand. Jaime is an excellent proprieter. He takes real pride in his B&B. He has put a lot of thought and love into it and he is a really great host. The breakfast was great, different each morning. The house is historic and beautifully and tastefully decorated....

1Thank Tony C
Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you Tony for your review. We had a lovely visit with you and so happy you enjoyed the Inn.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We visited the Inn in October - we were just looking for a short getaway without the kid to get some R&R. We had no particular destination in mind and saw the property on a Groupon and it looked lovely so we booked. We were not disappointed. The Innkeeper, Jamie, was so welcoming and cooked us delicious breakfasts made to...

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback. We have been working hard to renovate and upgrade rooms and bathrooms with more modern and convenient amenities while keeping the "old world" charm of the Inn. We really enjoyed our visit with you and appreciate your review of our property!

Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Reviewed 5 November 2014

What a fabulous inn! It is brimming with history, charm and elegance. You can tell the owners take great pride in their inn and they maintain it so well. The rooms are well appointed and beautifully decorated. The bed was very comfortable and the linens were high quality. Breakfast was served in the inn's lovely dining room. It was a...

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you and we truly believe it is our guests that make our Inn terrific. We loved having you here and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 4 November 2014

I can not say enough wonderful things about Inn by The Bandstand in Exeter,NH. When you first walk in you are greater by softly playing classical music. The living room is tastefully decorated with beautiful and cozy antiques. The dining room is welcoming and inviting with matching silverware, place settings and napkins. Breakfast is delicious and is served with love...

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Julia, thank you kindly for your wonderful review of our property. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we enjoyed your company. You can most certainly call this your "home away from home" and come visit anytime!

Roswell, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The Inn at the Bandstand was nothing short of exceptional -- from the well appointed rooms, the food and especially the attentive and friendly service. Agostinho and Jamie were the perfect host. We would recommend the Inn to all. Mitch and Sally Grimes

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, Mitch and Sally! Come see us again in the future and see all the improvements we have made to the Inn with your comfort in mind.

Reviewed 26 October 2014

Jamie is the perfect host. The breakfast was wonderful and presentation was beautiful. Wonderful guest sharing the quarters . Restaurants in area few but did have great experience at Blue Moon. Rooms are very nice.

1Thank Timothy S
Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you kindly Timothy and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay!

New England
Reviewed 12 October 2014

The Inn by the Bandstand is impeccable. We have never stayed at an inn that paid so much attention to its décor and hospitality as we did with this place. The inn sits on a corner across from an actual bandstand in the center of town. Exeter is a small town with colonial charm. The inn was built in the...

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

The Inn and staff work very hard to ensure that everything is just right: we take great pride is our attention to detail. Thank you for taking time to write your review.

Reviewed 9 October 2014

What a lovely stay in an historic section of downtown Exeter NH. Innkeeper extraordinaire, Jamie, truly enjoys people and sharing the love of his inn with you as he takes your bags and shows you the property on the way to your elegantly appointed room. Lakeheath Lodge has fabulous downtown views (three sides), an en suite bathroom, gas fireplace, dresser,...

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Jaime L, Owner at Inn by the Bandstand, responded to this review

Thank you for the write up! We take great pride in our accomplishment over the past two years as owners. It's people like you who make doing what we do a pleasure.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award-winning Inn by the Bandstand is the premier lodging establishment in Exeter, New Hampshire. This wonderful inn is an 1809 historic home located in the heart of downtown Exeter. Only two blocks from the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy, eight miles to the seacoast and beaches, and 20 minutes from Portsmouth, this charming inn offers nine antique furnished guest rooms, all with private baths and a delicious full breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn by the Bandstand

Address: 6 Front St, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Exeter
Price Range: ₹ 19,888 - ₹ 22,136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Inn by the Bandstand 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Upper level room at the front of the hotel has nice views and is very spacious”
 of 5 bubbles jmccaffe, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I only saw 2 rooms at the front of the hotel second floor, and they were both beautiful with every comfort.”
 of 5 bubbles Pugpaws, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Look at the photos: upstairs or downstairs are lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jobay26, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Squamscott has beautiful views and sunlight from windows on three sides of this 3rd floor room.”
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“Every room/suite is unique and beautiful!”
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