Where to Stay

The following is a partial listing of accommodations in Durham and two nearby cities, ranked according to distance from our facility. Reservations are recommended. The (*) indicates a special rate for UNH-IOL guests. For more lodging options please refer to Port City Online or Google.




Additional Information

Holiday Inn Express*

(603) 868-1234

0.4 mi 2 min

2 Main Street, Durham, NH 

The Holiday Inn Express Durham - UNH offers 68 guest rooms located in the town of Durham NH. The hotel is just a short walk to downtown, and minutes away from Portsmouth and Dover NH.

*Ask to receive special IOL rate.

The Pines Guest House*

(603) 868-3361

0.9 mi 3 min

47 Dover Road, Durham, NH

Located on Route 108 near the Route 4 connection, The Pines Guest House offers comfortable yet affordable rooms with private baths, TV, complementary Wi-Fi and Continental breakfast. Full kitchen facilities available.

*Ask for special UNH-IOL rates, including 10% off published rates, and free rides to the UNH-IOL.

The Thompson Inn and Cyderhouse *


2.9 mi 7 min

90 Bennett Rd. Durham,NH

The Thompson Inn built in 1790 (restored/renovated 2019)  has 10 nicely appointed rooms, located on a quiet country road across from the Lamprey River. The rooms are all tastefully decorated, air conditioned with very comfortable beds all with separate bathrooms. The common areas include a comfortable living room, large dining room for breakfast, bar room and parlor. A nice breakfast is included with the room. Activities - Flyfishing and swimming, hiking trails in the 200 acre woods (1 mile hike to UNH campus by trail)  

*There is a 15% discount for IOL members.

*Call for Reservations

Hampton Inn - Dover*

(603) 516-5600

8.3 mi 16 min

9 Hotel Drive, Dover, NH 

Hampton Inn is located just 10 miles from the UNH campus in Dover, NH. Guestrooms feature "Cloud Nine" bedding and flat-screen TV's. All of our rates include a hot breakfast buffet and internet access. Enjoy our weekday evening "Welcome Home" reception and unwind in our indoor pool and jacuzzi.

*Request special UNH-IOL rate for 20% off published rates.

Hampton Inn - Portsmouth*

(603) 431-6222

8.9 mi 16 min

99 Durgin Lane, Portsmouth, NH

Hampton Inn is located in Portsmouth's business district.

*Request special UNH-IOL rates

Fairfield Inn Portsmouth Seacoast*

(603) 436-6363

10.5 mi 17 min

650 Borthwick Avenue Extension, Portsmouth NH

The Fairfield Inn Portsmouth by Marriott, features 105 spacious newly renovated guest rooms, lobby, and breakfast room. We are centrally located, right off the Portsmouth traffic circle, easy access to Rte. 16 and I-95. 
We provide professional, friendly service, free high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center, smoke free guest rooms, complimentary passes to Gold's Gym, seasonal outdoor pool, and complimentary Early Eats breakfast.

*Book online and get special UNH-IOL Rates Sunday thru Thursday nights.

Sheraton Portsmouth Hotel*

(603) 431-2300

12.2 mi 21 min

250 Market Street, Portsmouth NH

Sheraton Portsmouth Haborside Hotel is located in the historic downtown waterfront district of Portsmouth NH. Just 15 minutes from the University of New Hampshire Durham Campus. Special discount rates are offered to UNH-IOL visitors. Join the Starwood Preferred Guest program and earn reward points during your stay!

*For special UNH-IOL rates, call: +1-888-627-7138 and reference the UNH-IOL, or book using this link.

Residence Inn - Portsmouth*

(603) 968-5095

11.4 mi 21 min

100 Deer Street, Portsmouth, NH

Our all-suite extended stay hotel is pet-friendly, offering such amenities as a heated indoor pool, fitness center, on site bar and complimentary hot breakfast. Enjoy easy access to NH & ME beaches, the University of New Hampshire and Kittery Outlets.

*Ask for special UNH-IOL rate.

Best Western Plus*

(603) 436-7600

10.6 mi 14 min

580 US Hwy 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH

Each guest room in the hotel is tastefully furnished with cable television, free high-speed internet, table or desk, refrigerator, microwave oven, coffee maker, iron and ironing board, and hairdryer.

*Ask for special UNH-IOL rate.

Three Chimneys Inn

(888) 399-9777

0.5 mi 2 min

17 Newmarket Road, Durham, NH

Rooms have a four post or canopy bed, telephone, data port, full size desk and conversational seating. Rates include a full breakfast after 8:30am. Ask for best available rate.

Comfort Inn & Suites

(603) 750-7505

8.3 mi 14 min

10 Hotel Drive, Dover, NH

All rooms include, wireless high-speed Internet access, hairdryer, coffee maker, iron and ironing board.

Motel 6

(603) 334-6606

8.6 mi 12 min

3 Gosling Road, Portsmouth NH

Motel 6 Portsmouth NH is located just 1 mile from the Pease International Tradeport. Also nearby are 2 of the largest malls in New Hampshire. Enjoy our seasonal outdoor pool. Wi-Fi is available in all of our modern rooms.

Hampton Inn

(603) 430-3033

8.9 mi 15 min

23 Portwalk Place Portsmouth, NH

Comfortable rooms standard with a coffee maker, iron and ironing board, data port, and free in-room movie channel. Access to free breakfast bar available.

Marriott Courtyard

(603) 436-2121

11.7 mi 16 min

1000 Market Street, Portsmouth NH

Guest rooms now feature a 32-inch LCD flat-screen television, refrigerator, microwave. The hotel has an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, as well as a renovated restaurant, bar and meeting space. With complimentary high speed wifi access throughout the hotel, refresh your business routine and get work done anywhere.

The Port Inn

(800) 282-7678

11.5 mi 16 min

Route 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH 

On-site Laundry services and complimentary breakfast

Hilton Garden Inn

(603) 431-1499

12.8 mi 20 min

100 High Street, Portsmouth, NH

Rooms have work desk, Herman Miller Mirra desk chair, and Wi-Fi internet. Printing services and a business center are available. Meeting rooms and executive board rooms are available with high-speed internet access.

The Exeter Inn

(603) 778-8757

13.2 mi 26 min

90 Front Street, Exeter, NH

With its stately Georgian facade, elegant furnishings and renowned Epoch Restaurant and Bar, The Exeter Inn truly reflects its rich New England Heritage as a luxury inn.

Ale House Inn

(603) 431-7760
13.4 mi 23 min

121 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH

Centrally located in the Market Square district, the hotel is surrounded by all the shops, restaurants, cafes, and historic sites of Portsmouth. The Ale House Inn features brick-walled spaces and a contemporary, loft-like feel. Each guest room is designed to offer a unique blend of urban design and refined comfort.

The Garrison Hotel

(603) 842-6783

5.3 mi 10 min

200 Stirling Way, Dover, NH

A brand new boutique hotel experience, where old-world charm blends effortlessly with modern elegance. Offer UNH an exclusive discount of 10%, to include fresh hot breakfast, espresso drinks, parking and high speed internet