7 Best HOTELS NEAR University of New Hampshire!

While New Hampshire is a small state, there are a ton of hotels near University of New Hampshire. Some are great… but some are not…

So to help you, we created this list of the best hotels in the area including the towns of Durham, Dover, Portsmouth, and South Berwick. This way you can find a hotel that suits your travel needs as well as your budget.

#1 – Three Chimneys Inn

Three Chimneys Inn

Cost – $$$

Durham, NH

Distance to University – 4-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

Our number one hotel on the list is an easy one – Three Chimneys Inn! Located in a fully restored mansion built in 1649, this beautiful and charming hotel is a one of a kind experience in New Hampshire. The free country breakfast is a big hit with guests.



#2 – Holiday Inn Express Durham-UNH

Holiday Inn Express Durham-UNH

Cost – $$$

Durham, NH

Distance to University – 3-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

Simple, yet modern, the Holiday Inn Express is a great option for solo travelers or families. The staff are very helpful, and the rooms are spacious coming equipped with cozy beds and flatscreen TVs.
And the best part? A delicious breakfast is included 🙂



#3 – Microtel Inn & Suites Dover by Wyndham

Microtel Inn & Suites Dover by Wyndham

Cost – $$

Dover, NH

Distance to University – 13-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

While it’s a little further of a drive to the university, the suites in Microtel Inn are awesome! Enjoy spacious rooms that have a kitchenette, and some rooms even have a bath tub. The free continental breakfast is well-reviewed, but the hotel is close to other restaurants if you fancy something else to eat.



#4 – Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth

 Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth

Cost – $$$$$

Portsmouth, NH

Distance to University – 16-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

Easily the nicest hotel in the area, if you are looking for a luxury hotel, this is as close as it gets. Have a workout in the clean fitness center, play a game of tennis on the sport-court, or just relax in your beautiful bright room. The choice is yours!



#5 – Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central

Hampton Inn Portsmouth Central

Cost – $$$$

Portsmouth, NH

Distance to University – 16-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

Located in neighboring Portsmouth, Hampton Inn Central has some great facilities. While the gym is small, it’s clean and has new equipment, and the indoor pool and jacuzzi are really nice. If you are feeling social, then you’ll love the outdoor terrace and fireplaces.



#6 – Riverhouse


Cost – $$$

South Berwick, ME

Distance to University – 22-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

If you are more of an outdoor lover, then the Riverhouse is for you. Located on a lake and offering tons of greenery, this Inn also has a garden and shared terrace. While you are technically in Maine, you are only a 20-minute drive to the university.



#7 – Kittery Inn & Suites

Kittery Inn & Suites

Cost – $$$

Kittery, ME

Distance to University – 19-minute drive to University of New Hampshire

Although it’s right off the highway, the vibe of this motel is so calm and quiet that it’s one of our favorite places to grab a good night’s rest. Guests love the comfy beds, and warm hospitality, as well as the delicious breakfast served every morning.



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About the Author Nicola Smart

Gin lover. Coffee addict. Nicola has traveled the world for 7 years and is a staff writer for Hotel Jules. Born in London, Nicola first got the taste of travel studying abroad in Barcelona. Since then she's been hooked - traveling the world non-stop. Passionate about green travel and vegan lifestyle, Nicola spends more of her free time staring at maps wondering where she will head to next!