Hotels in Dover, New Hampshire

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Dover overview

Dover is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and museums, and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of New Hampshire. Make some time to enjoy the local sights such as Fort Constitution Historical Site. A family- and business-friendly area, Dover also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Dover

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Dover can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 183 hotels in the Dover area and you can shop as many as 38 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 48 2-star hotels with an average price of $64 per night
  • • 106 3-star hotels with an average price of $85 per night
  • • 19 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night
  • • 2 5-star hotels with an average price of $169 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 15377 user reviews of Dover hotels:
  • • Hampton Inn Dover (Dover)
  • • Homewood Suites Dover (Dover)
  • • Comfort Inn And Suites Dover (Dover)
  • • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dover (Dover)
  • • Days Inn Dover (Dover)

How to get to Dover

Fly in to Manchester, NH (MHT-Manchester-Boston Regional), 34 mi (54.8 km) from downtown Dover. Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 58 mi (93.3 km) away.

What to see around Dover

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Center for Wildlife
  • • Water Country
  • • York's Wild Kingdom
  • • York's Wild Kingdom
The area's local highlights include its museums and places like:
  • • The Children's Museum of New Hampshire
  • • Woodman Institute
  • • Rochester Historical Society Museum
  • • Kittery Historical and Naval Museum
  • • Albacore Park
It's well known for its beaches and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Long Sands Beach
  • • Short Sands Beach
  • • Footbridge Beach
  • • Moody Beach
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • Fox Run Mall
  • • Tanger Outlets Kittery
  • • Kittery Outlets
  • • Lilac Mall
  • • Tugboat Alley
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • University of New Hampshire
  • • Phillips Exeter Academy
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Hamilton House
  • • Vaughan Woods State Park
  • • Bellamy River Wildlife Management Area
  • • Sarah Orne Jewett House
  • • The Links at Outlook

When to visit Dover

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 49°F day, 9°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 28°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 41°F night
  • • October-December: 65°F day, 14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.4 inches
  • • April-June: 12.8 inches
  • • July-September: 11.7 inches
  • • October-December: 13.3 inches