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. Room includes complimentary full, hot, breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, and parking. 

*Ask to receive special 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. Complimentary Contintental breakfast can be delivered to rooms by 8:00AM. Off-street parking is also included. Ask for best available rate.


The Garrison Hotel

(603) 842-6783












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, parking and high speed internet. Free self-parking is available onsite. 

Comfort Inn & Suites Dover - Portsmouth

(603) 750-7507





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. Complimentary full, hot, breakfast bar and parking provided.

This location is co-managed with Holiday Inn Express on-campus at UNH. 


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. Welcome Home reception and jacuzzi amenity are no longer offered.

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


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. Complimentary morning coffee is available in the lobby. Parking is also included.


Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown

(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, Wi-Fi, and free in-room movie channel. Access to full, hot breakfast buffet available. Valet parking is also offered.


Hampton Inn - Portsmouth Central*

(603) 431-6111

8.9 mi 16 min

99 Durgin Lane, Portsmouth, NH

Hampton Inn is located in Portsmouth's business district. Room includes complimentary full, hot, breakfast buffet.

*Request special UNH-IOL rates


Fairfield Inn by Mariott Portsmouth Seacoast*

(603) 436-6363

10.5 mi 16 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 wireless high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel, 24-hour business center, smoke free guest rooms, seasonal outdoor pool, two water bottles upon check-in and complimentary hot and cold daily breakfast buffet. We also participate in BONVoY Rewards points which must be provided at the time of reservation.

*Book online and request special UNH-IOL Rates Sunday thru Thursday nights. Rates are as follows for a Standard Room: 

Jan 1-May 12, 2022 =$89

May 13-June 24, 2022 =$130

June 5-Oct 22, 2022 =$176

Oct 23-Dec 3, 2022 =$94


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. There are also options for on-site dining.

*Ask for special UNH-IOL rate.


Residence Inn by Marriott Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront

(603) 422-9200

11 mi 17 min

100 Deer St, Portsmouth, NH

Room includes complimentary full hot breakfast buffet, Wi-Fi, and valet parking is also offered.


The Port Inn

(833) 498-1626

11.5 mi

16 min

Route 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH 

On-site Laundry services, Wi-Fi, and complimentary continental breakfast buffet. Free self-parking is available onsite. 


Marriott Courtyard

(603) 436-2121

11.7 mi

16 min

1000 Market Street, Portsmouth NH

This modern hotel off Interstate 95 is a 1.7-mile drive from downtown Portsmouth and a 3.1-mile drive from outlet shopping at The Kittery Outlets. Contemporary rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, plus desks, microwaves, minifridges and coffeemakers. Suites and upgraded rooms add living areas and pull-out sofas. Social spaces include a living room-style lobby and an American restaurant serving breakfast, dinner and Starbucks coffee. There's also a business center and 2 meeting rooms. Other amenities include an indoor pool with a whirlpool tub, plus an exercise room and free parking.


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. As of Spring 2022, we've reached 75% completion of our newly renovated rooms. Special discount rates are offered to UNH-IOL visitors. Star rewards are no longer offered as we participate in the Marriot rewards BONVoY program. 

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


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) 772-5901

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.

Self check-in afte 2PM. Sister hotel, Hotel Portsmouth offers free parking & complimentary continental breakfast.