UNDERSTATED ELEGANCE

Guest Suites

We invite you to experience the Inn by the Bandstand, where understated elegance and Colonial America come together to provide you with a totally unique experience.  Eight beautifully and artfully decorated rooms and suites await your stay; all complemented with luxurious amenities and linens.  Each room features antiques and fine art, highlighting and maintaining its Colonial essence; seven with fireplaces. Voted Best Bed and Breakfast in Exeter N.H.

HISTORICAL LANDMARK

Our Inn

Housed in a Federal-style 1809 mansion in the heart of historic Exeter New Hampshire, the Inn offers eight distinctive guest suites with its Victorian living room, elegant dining room and a relaxing patio and garden to soothe the senses.  Welcome to a unique blend of contemporary serenity gilded by the elegance of New England’s historic past.  

A SHORT WALK AWAY

Phillips Exeter Academy

We are a family-owned Inn and tailor services to your specific needs. What makes us unique is that we are a home and we want our home to be yours; a place to reduce anxiety created by separation. But most importantly, we strive to provide both parents and students a home away from home.  

FINE DINING…CASUAL, & ELEGANT

Food & Wine

Ambrose Restaurant, at the Inn, serves guests a unique dining experience starting with breakfast and ending with an evening of inspired dishes and drinks.  Offering locally purveyed foods, Ambrose offers an exciting blend of Continental & New England cuisine with influences from our Motherlands.  

A second venue at the Inn is Otis Restaurant, offering fine dining in a casual setting. 

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THE PERFECT VENUE

Weddings & Events

Take your vows under the 100-year-old Bandstand and enjoy a lovely gathering with family and friends in the elegance of our dining and living rooms or the garden patio.  It is also the perfect atmosphere for corporate retreats, showers, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.  Let us handle the details, from flowers to food and wine to music for a tailor-made event.   We offer a perfect setting for your New Hampshire Elopement or formal wedding.

HISTORY COMES ALIVE

Exeter & The Seacoast

At the heart of historic Exeter and the Seacoast of New Hampshire is the Inn by the Bandstand. Nestled between Maine and Massachusetts our 13 miles of Seacoast are full of natural beauty, history, adventure, and quintessential New England villages; making it a favorite destination from those near and far since the founding of our Country.  

TREAT YOURSELF & YOUR LOVED ONE

Specials & Packages

Create an unforgettable experience when you choose any of our specials or a la carte options. From the traditional Valentines Day to a Romantic Weekend, the Inn also caters to picnics on the beach, massage in the privacy of your room, flowers, wine & champagne in your room as a surprise!  

ELEVATING THE SENSES

The Art Gallery

The Inns Art Gallery boasts a large collection of paintings that have been collected over many years by the current owners.  From oils from the 1800s to modern paintings using various techniques, we are proud to showcase this unique venue.  

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Give The Gift of Inn by the bandstand This Holiday Season

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at our inn.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.