Hampton Beach, NH

Ashworth by the Sea

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Family-friendly seaside hotel, just across the street from the beach
  • The heated pool has a retractable roof for year-round use
  • Rooftop deck is perfect for watching the town’s summer fireworks every Wednesday
  • Rooms all have ocean views and most have balconies

"#5 of 43 Hampton hotels" -- TripAdvisor.com


Map & Directions

The hotel is an hour by taxi from Boston's Logan International Airport. There is parking at the hotel for those arriving by car. It is valet parking only from June until September (extra charge applies).

Rooms & Rates

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Open for over a century, Ashworth by the Sea is a historic seaside hotel set on the beachfront in the lively coastal town of Hampton Beach. It has hosted the likes of Richard Nixon and Johnny Cash in its heyday and still has a charming historic feel, despite renovations in 2013. It’s a great option for a family vacation -- many rooms have fold-out sofa beds. There’s also a heated pool with a retractable roof for year-round use, and the beach is right across the road, flanked by a three-mile newly revamped boardwalk with arcades, saltwater taffy stalls and restaurants.

There’s plenty more to keep you occupied in town -- visit the Blue Ocean Discovery Center (10 minutes’ walk south) to learn about sea life, or attend a live concert at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom. Local family-friendly attractions, like the zoo at York's Wild Kingdom, are within a 30-minute drive, and a hike in the Hampton Salt Marsh Conservation Area is highly recommended -- it’s just a 10-minute walk north of the hotel.

Back at the hotel, Breaker’s is a casual option for lunch and dinner, with big ocean-facing windows, a dance floor and specialties such as clam chowder and New England lobster, as well as the flatbreads and burgers. The low-key Wharfside café serves a classic diner breakfast, including stacks of buttermilk pancakes and fried-egg sandwiches with home fries. At sunset, head up to the rooftop Sandbar (noon - 8 p.m., June-August) for spectacular sea views and live music -- it’s also the perfect spot to watch the town’s weekly fireworks on Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. (during the summer season).

Rooms are simply furnished, with patterned carpets, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, but if you want a fridge, DVD player or cot, you’ll need to request them for extra charge. All rooms overlook the water through large windows, and most rooms have balconies. Upgrade to a suite for more space and panoramic ocean views.

The hotel is closed Sunday-Wednesday during low season (November-March).



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer

Parking Parking fees apply from May to October.

  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary valet service
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children under 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room (on request).

Pets: Small dogs (under 30 lbs) are allowed in some rooms from November to April; please check with the hotel directly. Pets will be charged an extra $20 per night. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The hotel opens seven days a week from April to October and from Thursday to Sunday (check out Sunday only) from November to March. There is a two-night minimum stay required on Saturdays during the summer.

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The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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