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Ale House Inn

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North Andover, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed overnight at this Inn and we were pleasantly surprised by how nice this space was. For a tiny room it was perfect for a quick overnight. The location is ideal to park and walk all over town. From this location you can walk to everything. We attended a comedy show in the evening and prior...

Thank Donna S
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

We love to hear that you enjoyed a short and sweet stay with us at our boutique inn! We do offer a small variety of rooms, some of which are more spacious in size. It's great that you took advantage of the inns central location and got to explore downtown Portsmouth. Happy that you enjoyed your rooms comfortable bed and...

Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was zooming through Portsmouth, barely stoping, but needed an easy, nice place to stay. Was really happy with the ease of booking -- over the phone from a rest stop on the turnpike. And the ease of entry, security code for the front door and then key inside the open room. The place is very clean, has a nice...

Thank Jessica V
Abbey H, Public Relations Manager at Ale House Inn, responded to this review

We love to hear that you were able to enjoy a stay with us on your way through Portsmouth! It's great that you enjoyed the many different amenities including the wifi, a nice hot shower, and the hotel's central location. We hope to see you again soon!

Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This Inn is actually a floor in a building that has a theater on the ground floor and luxury condos above. It has a very cozy, intimate feel. It is perfectly situated to walk to town. My only comment, which is a personal preference, is that they use soft, silk microfiber sheets, and I prefer the crispness of cotton! Not...

Thank ctrzdrmomma
Somerset, England
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is an attractive, well equipped guest house in a pretty town. For a Brit, the formula is a bit unusual - it's basically a corridor with rooms off each side, a tiny communal area and a reception desk that is only manned part of the time, and no breakfast. But it was a very pleasant place to stay and...

Thank handle731
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We have been to this hotel in the past, but it is now under new ownership. We found it welcoming and cozy, and the room was clean and offered a refrigerator and coffee maker. You can walk to any number of excellent restaurants within minutes. Highly recommended.

1Thank Kathleen D
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We wanted to sneak away for a date night in the Portsmouth area, and the Ale House Inn proved a perfect fit. Quiet, yet convenient location, and Portsmouth is a foodie's paradise. We'll be back, for sure.

Thank prichards298
New Hampshire
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We love staying in smaller, more interesting places, but we still expect cleanliness, professionalism, and great customer service. We got all of that and more at the Ale House Inn. The location is perfect, the staff was lovely, and the room and all amenities were exceptional. We'll definitely be back!

Thank 803rbrown
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Have the pleasure to meet Andrew and Dustin, to stay one night in this warm cosy place, where you are truly a guest, with friendly hosts. This is exactly the same as being hosted by a close friend, with rooms to spare, choose the one who fit best, install yourself, I will grab us a beer, indulge yourself with anything...

Thank Philippe L
Cape Cod
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I chose the Ale House Inn in Portsmouth NH which is part of the Lark Hotel chain because of its location and also because I had recently visited two other Lark Hotels on Nantucket. We were not disappointed with our stay at the Ale House. The inn is just a block or less from most dining, restaurants and other downtown...

Thank Nancy H
Montpelier, VT
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Very clean. Comfortable bed. Nice linens. Great toiletries. Love this place! Close to restaurants and shopping. Safe for solo travelers. Portsmouth, NH is one of my favorite places to visit. I will stay here every time I visit.

1Thank JSH108

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in a former brewery on historic Bow Street, the Ale House Inn is Portsmouth's urban inn. 10 guest rooms appointed with 32" flat panel televisions, iPod docking stations, Keurig coffee makers, refrigerators, free WiFi and private baths. Please note: we are not a Bed and Breakfast, as we do not serve food at our property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ale House Inn

Address: 121 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3854
Region: United States > New Hampshire > Portsmouth
Price Range: ₹ 9,006 - ₹ 17,947 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ale House Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The front rooms have a better view.”
14teddyt, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet and peaceful. We would have enjoyed the Inn much more with a harbor view.”
DAVIDD675, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the right side would be quieter.”
I4605BXdonnas, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I'm not sure if there are view rooms, I did not ask, but went for price. That was all I needed.”
JVets, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I think some rooms on the other side of the corridor had a harbour view, ours did not”
handle731, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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