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Top Portsmouth Beach Hotels

Atlantic Breeze Suites
3 out of 5
429 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, NH
The price is $137 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
4.6/5Wonderful! (218 reviews)

"The room was basic and a little outdated, but spacious and very clean. It felt safe, with keyless entry from outside and into the room. Communication from the hotel was detailed and clear, so we knew exactly where to park and what to do. Definitely worth the money, especially having a balcony and ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Atlantic Breeze Suites
Lamie's Inn and The Old Salt Restaurant
3 out of 5
490 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH
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The price is $89 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.4/5Excellent! (730 reviews)

"I enjoyed the ambiance of an old inn,while also having the advantages of modern conveniences. Had a good meal at the restaurant, and when I asked for extra crispy fries, I got excellent, extra crispy fries."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Lamie's Inn and The Old Salt Restaurant
Hampton House Hotel
2 out of 5
333 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, NH
The price is $100 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.2/5Very Good! (528 reviews)

"Its location directly on the main boulevard and across from the beach."…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2020

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Grand View Motel
2.5 out of 5
353 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, NH
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3.9/5Very Good! (140 reviews)

"For Hampton Beach it was a great find. I would book it again!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Grand View Motel
The Pelham Resort Motel
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
121 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH
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3.9/5Good! (99 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Hotel was really nice, amazing location, nice sun deck with beautiful views! Nothing fancy but decent sized clean rooms, the pool is pretty nice too! We will definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

The Pelham Resort Motel
Ashworth by the Sea
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
295 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH
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The price is $116 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16
3.8/5Good! (878 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, indoor pool
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"We have stayed at the Ashworth before and were hoping that there would be the same quality as before covid. We weren't disappointed. It was just as clean, friendly, and accommodating as before. It was obvious that cleaning and disinfecting was very important. We felt comfortable about being ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Ashworth by the Sea
Sun and Surf Motel
2.5 out of 5
528 Ocean Blvd., Hampton Beach, Hampton, NH
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3.8/5Good! (172 reviews)

"I like that that staff is friendly, and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Sun and Surf Motel
Hampton Falls Inn
Great for beach vacations
2.5 out of 5
11 Lafayette Rd, Hampton Falls, NH
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The price is $68 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.7/5Good! (969 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, indoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great location, great price, friendly staff, clean and spacious room, comfortable bed, nice pool"…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Hampton Falls Inn
The Tides Motel
2 out of 5
95 Ashworth Ave, Hampton, NH
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3.7/5Good! (172 reviews)

"Really nice property with a friendly staff. Perfect beach hotel"…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

The Tides Motel
Breakers by the Sea
2.5 out of 5
409 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH
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3.5/5Good! (268 reviews)

"Everything was great. Wonderful spot. Definitely would book again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2020

Breakers by the Sea
The Hillcrest
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
113 ocean blvd, Hampton, NH
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3.5/5Good! (238 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
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"Very friendly staff, decently easy parking and overall great place to stay"…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

The Hillcrest
Seabrook Inn
2.5 out of 5
9 Stard Rd, Seabrook, NH
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The price is $69 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.4/5Good! (745 reviews)

"The beds were very comfortable. And everything was convenient to drive to like going to dinner."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Seabrook Inn
Regal Inn
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
162 Ashworth Ave, Hampton, NH
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3.4/5Good! (292 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The room was clean. The view is wonderful, and it is near the beach"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Regal Inn
Emerald Isle Motel
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
351 Winnacunnet Rd, Hampton, NH
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3.4/5 (231 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
cute motel close to beach

"We opted for a motel instead of a hotel and though there were a lot of Permanent Residents it was very relaxing the pool is nice and for the most part everything was very clean. The woman at the front desk was so sweet and other guests made you feel welcomed. Planning another trip this summer and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Emerald Isle Motel
Atlantic Sands
2 out of 5
109 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH
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3.4/5 (265 reviews)

"Great view, clean, quiet on Sunday, would stay again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Atlantic Sands
Flagship Motor Court
Great for beach vacations
2 out of 5
198 Ashworth Ave., Hampton, NH
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3/5 (175 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
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"The owner is very nice and they supply good clean rooms at a reasonable price!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Flagship Motor Court
The Seascape Inn
2.5 out of 5
955 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH
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3/5 (204 reviews)

"We had a wonderful stay. The place was clean and cute and Kelly couldn’t have been nicer! We will definitely be back!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

The Seascape Inn
Moulton Hotel
2 out of 5
245 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH
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2.8/5 (189 reviews)

"Everyone was very nice and attentive!! The room was a bit small but we would leave to enjoy the day and come back to a clean room!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

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Beach Hotels in Portsmouth

Known for its beaches and live music, Portsmouth offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. There are 70 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this historic destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you decide on a place to stay near the beach in Portsmouth, take a look at these top hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Atlantic Sands - 2 hotel near Hampton Beach. It features complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and flat-screen televisions. Guests love the beach and cleanliness.

Hampton House Hotel - 2 hotel near Hampton Beach. Our travelers recommend its location and breakfast. This hotel boasts complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and a coffee shop/café.

Regal Inn - 2 hotel near Hampton Beach State Park. It offers an outdoor pool, free self parking, and flat-screen televisions. Guest reviews highlight the pool and walkability.

Emerald Isle Motel - 2 motel near Hampton Beach. It features an outdoor pool, complimentary wireless Internet access, and free self parking. Guests love the location and size.

Breakers by the Sea - 2.5 hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach and overall value. This hotel boasts complimentary wireless Internet access, free self parking, and kitchenettes.

Planning Your Trip to Portsmouth

If you're wondering about the best time to visit, here's what you can expect from the local weather:

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 81°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 17°F
  • Driest months: August, February, January, and September, with an average rainfall of 3.68 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, November, April, and October, with an average rainfall of 4.77 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Portsmouth

After checking into your accommodation of choice, you'll probably want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Jenness State Beach or Hampton Beach. Experience the area's live music and historical sites, and make time for local attractions like Fort Constitution Historical Site and Portsmouth Athenaeum. You can also pay a visit to Market Square or Portsmouth Brewery for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Portsmouth for its:
  • Breweries
  • Museums
  • Flowers
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants

Getting Around Portsmouth

Make your way to Portsmouth with a flight to Portsmouth, NH (PSM-Portsmouth Intl.), the closest major airport which is located 3 mi (4.9 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore more of the area, ride aboard a train from Durham Station, Dover Transportation Center, or Exeter Station. You can find out about options for water transportation at the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Portsmouth like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and live music, Portsmouth offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Portsmouth?
Ashworth by the Sea is a top 3-star beach hotel offering 2 restaurants and an indoor pool, located within a short 1-minute walk of Hampton Beach. Other good options for your beach trip include Hampton House Hotel and Breakers by the Sea.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Portsmouth?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 70 hotels in Portsmouth for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Portsmouth?
Plan your trip to the beach with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in Portsmouth: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 66°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 29°F. The snowiest months in Portsmouth are December, January, March, and February, with each month seeing an average of 19 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do around Portsmouth?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Hampton Beach State Park or Wallis Sands State Beach. Experience the area’s live music and historical sites, and make time for local attractions like Hampton Beach and Water Country. You can also pay a visit to Casino Ballroom or Market Square for more to see and do.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Portsmouth?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Portsmouth with ease. If you’re looking to fly in to Portsmouth, the closest major airport is Logan Intl. Airport (BOS), located 50.9 mi (81.9 km) away. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

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