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Mainsail Motel & Cottages

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great property to stay at while visiting Hampton Beach. Owners are onsite with their dog Clarence and always around greeting and helping guests and cleaning property. Wonderful, hard working and attentive staff and very clean accommodations. So centrally located within minutes from the beach. Clean pool and grounds and a great restaurant just across the street with some of the...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we love hearing that everyone had a great time! We look forward to having you and your family stay with us again.

Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed July 4th weekend , Friday -Monday. Friendly staff and clean area , quiet except some car traffic. Have security Gaurd on site in evening hours to prevent "outsiders", great feeling. Pool on site clean and well kept up. And grounds clean as well

Thank MRD13
Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay, and we are glad you enjoyed your time here!

Reviewed 28 June 2016

the room was perfect !!! me, my boyfriend and another couple searched the web for a room, we came across the Mainsail , decided to give it a try, we couldnt have been happier!!!, the room was very roomie, the grounds were kept perfectly, and the fact that the owners live onsite was a plus! and they are a great...

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

We are glad you found us and happy to hear you had a great stay. We look forward to seeing you the next time!

Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

It's nice to feel right at home while vacationing! This property is clean, comfortable and well maintained. The owners are often seen chatting with guests-they are so friendly and really care about their property and their guests. The location is perfect! I'll never stay anywhere else in Hampton Beach!

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

We always enjoy having you and your family here!

Thomaston, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We enjoyed our recent stay at one of the Mainsail cottages (and we did get an extra room for one night that was beautifully renovated and clean!). We can't say enough good things about the resort...clean, friendly and accommodating staff (owners on site and super friendly, including Clarence the resident dog), good location and a pool!!! The cottages are super...

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

We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay, so thank you for taking the time to write this review. "Clean rooms, happy people" is our motto and we are glad to know that your experience reflected that. We hope to see you back next year, if not sooner!

Milford, NH
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Well I booked the room months in advance for an overnight stay to see a show at Casino for the first time. I was really expecting a "Motel 6" experience just a place to crash for a night. Well it was far from that! Our room was beautiful the furniture alone made a real statement and it was just remodeled,...

1Thank Sherryl G
Kara S, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to having you back when plans bring you to Hampton again.

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 June 2016

My husband and I stayed at the Mainsail for Memorial Day weekend. We were in town to see a show at the Casino Ballroom and the Mainsail, although was not on the main road in town, was in a perfect location. The beach was just a block a away, but we didn't have the crowds from the main road. The...

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

We appreciate your stay, and thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We are very impressed with the cleanliness and the hospitality . I would highly recommend that you can have a wonderful experience . everything was in walking distance of the motel the owners are American and they're with out a doubt born and raised in NH

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and all of the activities our convenient location has to offer!

Ballston Lake, NY
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Enjoyed two night in hotel room after spending a week in a cottage a few years back. New ownership has made many improvements. Spacious room with basic amenities including small fridge, microwave and sink. Love the close proximity to beach, main shopping and dining strip and even a water slide. Staff are on premises working hard all day long.

1Thank cwins33
kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are all working hard to make the Mainsail the best place on Hampton Beach for a summer vacation!

Reviewed 6 February 2016

Nice rooms, great staff. Wi-Fi could be a little better but we were on the beach so who cares....only a short walk to the Boardwalk and Beach. There is also several cottages to rent for a larger group. Will be back......

2Thank Timothy F
kara s, Owner at Mainsail Motel & Cottages, responded to this review

Returning guests are one of the things that make the Mainsail such a special place. We look forward to welcoming you and your family in 2016! And we are working on the wifi! :-)

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles RobertSandy, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, balcony views of backwaters are quite nice, just a great place to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles summer20144606, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“love by the pool, but all are good!”
 of 5 bubbles limiller, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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