A New Stylish Hotel Debuts in New Hampshire: The Hotel ConcordThe Boston Globe's travel section features The Hotel Concord in a recent article.
The Granite State’s capital city is debuting stylish new accommodations in its historic, walkable downtown. The Hotel Concord is located on the fourth and sixth floors of Capital Commons, a six-story mixed-use building overlooking the Merrimack River and the gold-domed New Hampshire State House. The boutique hotel has 38 guest rooms.
Rooms offer a full complement of luxury amenities for business and pleasure travelers. Guestrooms include luxury linens, original artwork, refrigerators, oversized marble-tiled bathrooms, 55”- to 65”- flat screen TVs and California style closets. Convenience items include well-lit workspaces with multiple USB charging ports, free WiFi and Amazon Echo Dots. From the lobby and many rooms, guests can have a rare bird's-eye view of Concord's Main Street and the New Hampshire State House. All rooms have large windows and abundant natural light.
Common areas include an executive lounge on each floor and an attached covered garage. For business travelers, there are two conference rooms on site with audiovisual capabilities. The lobby was designed as the "living room of Concord" and welcomes residents and guests alike to relax and take a break. A well-equipped fitness center has free weights and exercise machines, but for those wishing for a different workout experience, yoga, swimming, and other classes are available at the nearby YMCA.
The hotel's decorations allude to the state's political history. Hallways are decorated with black-and-white framed photographs of iconic moments in American elections. Guestrooms feature locally-sourced materials whenever possible, and natural light is abundant in public spaces and meeting spaces. The first-floor lobby is designed as a community gathering spot and features cozy seating areas and fireplace. O Steaks & Seafood and the Red River Theatre, a nonprofit three-screen cinema, and café are also on site in the mixed-use building. The theatre offers art house and documentary films and sells a variety of locally-made snacks along with wine and beer.
Seasonal rates at The Hotel Concord start at $179. Call (603) 504-3500 for reservations.
Things To Do Near The Hotel ConcordThere’s a lot to do and see in Concord. The thriving arts scene in Concord includes the League of NH Craftsmen, many local art galleries and Symphony NH (the oldest professional orchestra in the state). Concord's Main Street is filled with over 100 unique independent stores ranging from books and clothes to decorative items. If you are the type looking for a good deal, the Tilton Outlets are a short drive away and offer over 52 name brand stores along with restaurants.
Those interested in the arts can take in a live show at The Capitol Center for the Arts, a premier venue in walking distance from the hotel, hosting many plays, musicians and other live performances. In winter, Pat's Peak offers ski trails for a range of abilities a short drive from The Hotel Concord.
For those willing to travel slightly farther afield and with time on their hands, there is a lot to explore nearby. The NH Audubon Center in Concord has a network of accessible, flat trails with views of the Merrimack River. Visitors to the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center can learn about NH's pivotal role in space exploration.
Those with a political bent can geek out at the New Hampshire Historical Society downtown, which is home to a lot of political campaign memorabilia from years of first-in-the-nation primary campaigns. The New Hampshire State House, home to the third largest legislative body in the world, is also open to guests looking to learn more about New Hampshire’s politics.
Whether you're visiting Concord for business or pleasure, The Hotel Concord is the perfect boutique hotel for savvy travelers seeking luxury accommodations in New Hampshire.
For more information and to make reservations call (603) 504-3500. The Hotel Concord is located at 11 South Main Street, Concord, NH 03301.