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Get an overview of this hotelAmerican classic on a historic working waterfront

River, harbor views

Situated on the banks of the Piscataqua River overlooking Portsmouth's working harbor and beyond, to the Maine coast, the hotel is two blocks from Market Square, the heart of historic Portsmouth.

Great lobby, dining

With its grandly scaled lobby offering sweeping views of the harbor, the hotel also has one of Portsmouth's best restaurants and a fitness room.

Sweet beds, Internet

Guestrooms feature Sheraton's Sweet Sleeper beds, with triple-sheeting and multiple pillows atop an extra-thick plush-top mattress. Complimentary Internet access and spacious desks are also offered.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sweeping views of the harbor and the Maine coast anchor this lovely non-smoking hotel in its historic spot on the Piscataqua River overlooking Portsmouth's waterfront. The hotel maximizes the views from the lobby, restaurant, lounge, and many of the 200 rooms and suites.

The hotel's Harbor's Edge restaurant is considered one of Portsmouth's finest, offering an eclectic menu inspired by the local seafood, meats, and produce; the adjacent Riverwatch Lounge is the gathering spot for drinks and light fare. Guests can enjoy seasonal outdoor patio dining and cocktails with views of the harbor.

A 24-hour fitness room offers relaxation options. Guests can stroll into Portsmouth's historic downtown area, or drive to the Seacoast area a few minutes away.

Dogs are welcome (80-pound limit).

  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Total number of rooms - 200 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Harbor's Edge - Highly regarded lobby level dining room. Scenic views of harbor and Maine coast. American fare featuring seafood, meats, local produce. All meals.

Riverwatch Lounge - On the second floor. Harbor view. Appetizers, bar menu. Open mid-afternoon until late evening. Room Service - Available from early morning until late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel provides a 24-hour fitness room.

Guests may jog or bike along the adjacent waterfront. Harbor cruises and seasonal whale-watching excursions depart across the street from the hotel. Atlantic Ocean beaches, a 15-minute drive away, feature a wide variety of water sports including surfing, kayaking, sailing, and water skiing. Pease Golf Course, 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from the hotel, is open to the public.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 80

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 19 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 24 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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