Established in 1912 by Colonel George Ashworth, Ashworth by the Sea has served U.S. Presidents and celebrities alike. It has the distinction of being not only a New Hampshire landmark but also the only full-service oceanfront hotel situated directly on Hampton Beach. Featured here are 98 double queen or single king bedded guest rooms and seven suites.
Every unit comes with an ocean view and the majority of them also have a private balcony. Standard amenities include air conditioning with individual climate control, a sitting area and workspace, granite-top vanities, and curved shower curtains. Also provided in every room are flat-screen cable televisions, wireless Internet access, complimentary local calls, a coffee maker, an alarm clock, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board.
Among the many facilities on site are five private function and meeting rooms, a heated indoor swimming pool, a sun deck overlooking the ocean, and an exercise room. Meals are served in Breakers Restaurant, noted for its award-winning Clam Chowder and seafood specialties, as well as at the Wharfside Coffee Shop. Outdoor dining is available seasonally, as are dinner buffets, dancing, and entertainment.
Ashworth by the Sea is now owned by Schleicher and Stebbins Hotels. The address is 295 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, New Hampshire 03842. Valet parking is available.