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Exeter New Hampshire Accommodations

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The Exeter center is approximately 7 miles northwest of Seabrook Nuclear Station and 9 miles southwest of Pease International Tradeport Airport.

Welcome to historic Exeter, New Hampshire. Founded in 1638 by the Rev. John Wheelwright, Exeter has been a favorite of New England families for almost 400 years. During the Revolutionary War, Exeter was the bustling capital of New Hampshire. Today, this walkable little New England town offers great food, a friendly atmosphere, and plenty of activities for people of all ages. More from this guide...

Exeter Hotels/Accommodations

The Exeter Inn
+1-888-389-4121
90 Front St., Exeter, NH 03833
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 3 suites in property
  • Quiet residential area
  • Average cleanliness
From$189
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Hampton Inn & Suites Exeter Nh
+1-888-675-2083
59 Portsmouth Ave., Exeter, NH 03833
  • Affordable Downtown hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Beach nearby
  • Most guests were happy with the price of the breakfast
Fairfield Inn & Suites Exeter : 138 Portsmouth Ave.
+1-800-716-8490
138 Portsmouth Ave., Exeter, NH 03833
  • 3-star Suburban hotel
  • 3 floors in property
  • Generally very clean
  • Next to highway
Springhill Suites by Marriott Hampton Portsmouth : 299 Exeter Rd.
+1-800-805-5223
299 Exeter Rd., Hampton, NH 3842 ~5.66 miles east of Exeter
  • 3 star hotel
  • Fitness + Health Center
From$80
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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Hampton Portsmouth - Hampton
+1-888-965-1860
299 Exeter Rd., Hampton, NH 03842 ~5.67 miles east of Exeter
  • Mid-scale hotel
  • 104 suites in hotel
Lamie's Inn and The Old Salt Restaurant
+1-888-788-5576
490 Lafayette Rd., Hampton, NH 03842 ~6.84 miles east of Exeter
  • Mid-scale Downtown property
  • Free comp. breakfast
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Clean rooms
Magnuson Hotel Hampton Nh
+1-888-897-9207
869 Lafayette Rd., Hampton, NH 03842 ~6.86 miles east of Exeter
  • 3 star property
Best Western Plus The Inn at Hampton : 815 Lafayette Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
815 Lafayette Rd., Hampton, NH 03842 ~6.96 miles east of Exeter
  • Mid-scale Beach property
  • Check-in: 03:00
Hampton Village Inn in Hampton
+1-888-469-4795
660 Lafayette Rd., Hampton, NH 03842 ~6.96 miles east of Exeter
  • Two-star Beach hotel
  • 40 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$59
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Hampton Falls Inn
+1-888-734-9421
11 Lafayette Rd., Hampton Falls, NH 03844 ~7.06 miles southeast of Exeter
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Very nice wellness & sports facilities
  • Dated furnishings
Best Western Hampshire Inn & Suites
+1-888-841-5292
20 Spur Rd., Seabrook, NH 03874 ~7.27 miles southeast of Exeter
  • Economy Highway property
  • Free comp. breakfast
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hampton South Seabrook
+1-888-455-5160
11 Rocks Rd., Seabrook, NH 03874 ~7.34 miles southeast of Exeter
  • Midscale Highway hotel
  • Check-in time: 03:00 PM
  • Rather comfortable
  • Modern Hotel
From$130
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Mainsail Motel & Cottages
+1-888-965-8297
40 Ashworth Ave., Hampton, NH 03842 ~8.91 miles southeast of Exeter
  • Inexpensive Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 2:00
From$50
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Ashworth by The Sea Hotel
+1-888-906-6358
295 Ocean Blvd., Hampton, NH 03842 ~9.02 miles east of Exeter
  • 3 star Beach property
  • Hotel has 5 meeting rooms
  • Every guests reviewed appreciated the closeness to the beach
  • Beds need improvement
From$119
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The Tides Motel : 95 Ashworth Ave.
+1-888-749-6785
95 Ashworth Ave., Hampton, NH 03842 ~9.04 miles southeast of Exeter
  • Economy property
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Hampton Inn by Hilton Amesbury in Amesbury
+1-888-878-9982
284 Elm St., Amesbury, MA 01913 ~9.40 miles south of Exeter
  • Affordable Highway property
  • Comp. Breakfast
From$109
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Fairfield Inn By Marriott Amesbury : 35 Clarks Rd.
+1-888-389-4485
35 Clarks Rd., Amesbury, MA 01913 Website ~9.56 miles south of Exeter
  • Midscale Suburban property
  • Free breakfast
  • Delicious food
  • Terrific location
Quality Inn Portsmouth
+1-888-389-4121
1190 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, NH 03801 Website ~10.85 miles east of Exeter
  • Midscale Suburban hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast is offered
  • Great location
  • Rooms in need of an update
Three Chimneys Inn : 17 Newmarket Rd.
+1-888-675-2083
17 Newmarket Rd., Durham, NH 03824 ~10.97 miles north of Exeter
  • Mid-scale property
  • Free comp. breakfast
From$145
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Residence Inn Portsmouth
+1-800-716-8490
1 International Dr., Portsmouth, NH 03801 ~10.98 miles northeast of Exeter
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 3 floors in hotel
From$119
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Holiday Inn Express Durham : 2 Main St.
+1-800-805-5223
2 Main St., Durham, NH 03824 ~10.99 miles north of Exeter
  • Cheap Suburban hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Perfectly clean
  • Nice hot breakfast
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Portsmouth-Seacoast
+1-888-965-1860
650 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801 Website ~11.21 miles northeast of Exeter
  • Cheap Highway hotel
  • Free breakfast
  • Amenities are not the best
  • Every guests reviewed thought the service was very professional
From$140
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Port Inn Portsmouth - Portsmouth
+1-888-788-5576
505 Us Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH 03801 ~11.32 miles northeast of Exeter
  • Midscale hotel
  • 4 suites in hotel
Inn Downtown - Portsmouth
+1-888-897-9207
409 The Hill, Portsmouth, NH 03801 ~11.44 miles northeast of Exeter
  • 3-star property
  • 10 rooms in property
From$90
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Motel 6 Portsmouth NH #1424 : 3 Gosling Rd.
+1-888-311-4278
3 Gosling Rd., Portsmouth, NEW HAMPSHIRE 03801 ~11.44 miles northeast of Exeter
  • Low priced property
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The little town of Exeter sits just off the Atlantic coast at the confluence of the Exeter and Squamscott rivers. Through the years, Exeter has added to its history. It's the home of the American Independence Museum, the Phillips Exeter Academy, and the Gilman Garrison House.

Just because Exeter is small doesn't mean it's short on great accommodations. This quaint little town has everything from historic inns to modern hotels. The lobster is fresh, the people are welcoming, and the town exudes its charm toward each visitor who comes calling.

What is the best time to visit Exeter, NH?

New England is beautiful in the fall. The changing leaves turn the hillsides into an exciting kaleidoscope of oranges, yellows, and reds. This is the most popular time to visit Exeter, and the hotel prices and availability reflect the demand. Make your plans early if you plan on visiting at the height of leaf season.

If you're looking for a deal and love winter sports, Exeter can be a perfect choice. Rates throughout January tend to be lower, and there are some great cross-country skiing trails in the area. Depending on where you choose to stay, you might not even need to drive. The 30-mile Phillips Exeter Trail starts and ends in downtown Exeter right behind Phillip Exeter Academy.

Summer rates are reasonable, and the town has plenty of activity all summer long, including a summer concert series, a 5k race, and the American Independence Festival held in mid-July. With two rivers right in the backyard, Exeter is also a great place for fun on the water. Enjoy fishing and boating in either the Exeter or the Squamscott rivers.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Exeter, NH:

seasonality of hotel rates in Exeter

Exeter by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean price trends by star rating class in Exeter, NH. You can use these illustrations to determine the best time period to stay in Exeter throughout the year.

Which luxury hotels are in Exeter, NH?

4 Star Average Prices: $204.00

At the other end of the spectrum are the luxury hotel options offered in the Exeter area. If you're looking for personalized care, cloud-soft beds, and concierge services to look after your every need, Exeter has some great luxury hotel options.

Located in the heart of the Phillips Exeter Academy, the Exeter Inn offers elegance, comfort, and first-class accommodations to its discerning guests. The Inn was founded in 1932 to provide luxury service to dignitaries visiting their children at the Academy. Today, it offers the same special services those visiting dignitaries received to all of its guests.

Many room options are available to suit your needs. From the two-room fireplace suite to the queen suite overlooking the garden, the Exeter Inn is sure to have something to fit your tastes. Daily maid service and nightly turndown service are provided to every guest, and the concierge will be happy to arrange dining at the area's finest restaurants or tee-time at the Exeter Country Club.

If you're looking for accommodations outside the city proper, Fairfield Inn & Suites would be happy to serve you. This hotel offers executive king suites and family suites so you'll have plenty of room to spread out. The hotel itself is located just east of town, convenient to Interstate 95 and the American Independence Museum. Amenities include a free breakfast, an indoor pool, and laundry services on the premises.

What options are in Exeter, NH for the most affordable hotels?

3 Star Average Prices: $138.36

Exeter might be home to a prestigious private school and the swanky Exeter Country Club, but that doesn't mean there aren't some great affordable places to stay in the area. Exeter and the nearby town of Hampton offer great hotel choices that are convenient to both the historic downtown area of Exeter and the mighty Atlantic Ocean.

Just outside of town is the Best Western Plus at Hampton. This moderately priced hotel offers clean, comfortable rooms with flat-screen TVs, refrigerators, and microwaves in each room. The hotel also offers a business center, a fitness center, an indoor pool, and laundry facilities.

If you'd like to save a little money but still take in the history of the area, Lamie's Inn and its Old Salt Restaurant is a perfect choice. This Georgian-styled inn is located less than 7 miles from downtown Exeter, and each room comes with a pillowtop bed and an LCD television. The Old Salt Restaurant will make you feel like you're right at home with classic New England fare at a reasonable price.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Exeter

2 Star Average Prices: $133.82

2 Star Hotel Prices in Exeter

Which hotels in Exeter, NH offer the best discounts?

If you're a AAA member looking for a great discount, there are several great options in the Exeter, New Hampshire, area. There are hotels with these welcome discounts right in Exeter as well as options just outside the city.

The Hampton Inn is a great choice for AAA members looking to stay in Exeter. This hotel is located close to the American Independence Museum and is less than 2 miles from the historic area of Exeter. The friendly staff at the Hampton is ready to welcome you and your family with free breakfast and clean rooms.

If you're looking for some great amenities, the Hampton Inn is ready to accommodate you. It offers an area shuttle to take you to all the happenings in Exeter, a dry-cleaning service to keep you looking great, and a 24-hour fitness facility to keep you feeling great. If you're towing a camper or boat, this hotel offers convenient RV and large vehicle parking.

Another great option for AAA members is the Holiday Inn & Suites just outside of Exeter in the town of Seabrook. Business travels will love the desk area provided in each room, along with the free Wi-Fi to keep you connected. Other amenities include an indoor pool and a free breakfast. The hotel is located just off I-95 and is close to some of the best seafood dining in the area at the Tuna Striker Pub.

Which hotels in Exeter, NH are budget-friendly?

A great value is something everyone wants in a hotel, but some hotels offer a bit more than others when it comes to value. The Residence Inn Portsmouth is one of those hotels. Portsmouth is a bigger town than Exeter and offers a few more options for dining and activities, and it's just a short 10-mile jaunt down I-95 from Exeter.

The Residence Inn is made up entirely of small suites, complete with kitchenettes. Stretch your dollar even further by visiting the inn's grocery store instead of a convenience store for snacks and lunches. A great room is not all that is offered here; there is also a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor pool, and a free breakfast. Your furry friends are even welcome at this reasonably priced home away from home.

The Quality Inn is another good value choice. It's also located in Portsmouth and offers great group rates if you are traveling with a crowd. The hotel provides plenty of RV and bus parking, free breakfast, and an indoor pool. The staff is friendly, and the location is close to the John Paul Jones House Museum and the Portsmouth Brewery. Get some history and a drink when you stay at this easy-on-the-wallet hotel.

What are the things to do in Exeter, New Hampshire?

History buffs will love Exeter. The American Independence Museum is one of the top attractions in the area and boasts some incredible exhibits. One of the favorites is the Dunlap Broadside, one of only 26 remaining copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence. This would be an incredible document to see firsthand. The museum also offers educational opportunities and even a Beer for History tour.

If you're more into the outdoors than history, Exeter has some amazing opportunities. The Phillips Exeter Trail and the Swasey Parkway are both great places to get out and enjoy nature. The Phillips Exeter Trail is a 30-mile loop trail that starts and ends just behind the Phillips Exeter Academy. The trail is groomed year-round and is great for mountain bikers and hikers. For anglers, there are several good fishing holes accessible from the trail.

The Swasey Parkway is a walking trail along on the Squamscott River. The parkway was a gift from a local named Ambrose Swasey in 1931. The walking trail is lined with benches where you can take a rest and watch the sunset over the river. It's also the location of the annual Powder Keg Beer and Chili Festival. Enjoy the scenery, a beer, and some delicious chili while you are surrounded by the peace of nature.

Exeter is a beautiful historic town full of classic New England charm. From the walkable downtown area to the many seafood restaurants in the area, this quaint little town is the perfect place to visit. There are hotel options for any budget, and if you get a little creative, you might be able to save big on your hotel accommodations.

FAQs about hotels in Exeter

What are the best rated hotels in Exeter?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Exeter, Springhill Suites by Marriott Hampton Portsmouth and Homewood Suites Portsmouth are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the top luxurious hotels in Exeter?

Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, Essex Street Inn & Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection and Marriott Wentworth by The Sea Hotel & Spa are the top 3 luxury hotels near Exeter city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Exeter?

The Exeter Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites Exeter Nh, and Fairfield Inn & Suites Exeter are the properties closest to Exeter city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Exeter cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Exeter can be as cheap as $133.82 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Exeter cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Exeter has been $138.36 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a higher-end hotel in Exeter cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Exeter has been $204.00 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Exeter?

The Exeter Inn, Lamie's Inn and The Old Salt Restaurant and Hampton Village Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the best Marriott hotels in Exeter?

Fairfield Inn & Suites Exeter, Springhill Suites by Marriott Hampton Portsmouth and Fairfield Inn By Marriott Amesbury are the best rated Marriott/Starwood branded hotels (based on customer reviews score).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Exeter?

The Garrison Hotel An Ascend Hotel Collection Member, Quality Inn Portsmouth and Essex Street Inn & Suites, Ascend Hotel Collection are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Exeter?

Best Western Plus The Inn at Hampton, Best Western Hampshire Inn & Suites and Best Western Plus Portsmouth Hotel & Suites are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

What are the best IHG hotels in Exeter?

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Hampton South Seabrook, Holiday Inn Express Durham and Holiday Inn Portsmouth An Ihg Hotel are the best rated Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

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