The first upscale boutique hotel in the state capital has a revitalized downtown and cultural hub at its doorstep
Concord, New Hampshire, is in the middle of a cultural renaissance and the newly completed Hotel Concord provides visitors access to all the city has to offer.
The top floor rooms were recently completed and became available to guests in January, following the hotel’s official opening of the ground floor lobby and fourth floor rooms in August. The 38-room independent Hotel Concord brings the high-end hotel experience to the heart of historic downtown Concord. Located on the fourth and sixth floors of the Capital Commons building, the hotel features floor-to-ceiling windows, some of which include balconies and unique views of the New Hampshire Capitol building and newly redesigned Main Street. Each room is a different shape and size offering each guest a distinctive luxury experience, with high-tech amenities like state-of-the-art climate control systems, wall mounted flat screen televisions, high-speed internet and Amazon Echo Dots. The spacious rooms are sound-proofed and include numerous high-end features such as luxury bed linens and bathrobes, California-style closets, mini fridges and well-appointed oversized bathrooms.
The welcoming lobby is designed to be a place where guests can gather and relax, with a lounge and The Lobbyist bar, fireplace and light breakfast served each morning. Executive lounges, function rooms, on-site restaurant O Steaks and Seafood, 24-hour gym and 24-hour concierge service aim to provide guests of the Hotel Concord with all their travel needs during their stay.
“This is not your ‘cookie-cutter’ style hotel where one room is indistinguishable from another,” said Michael Simchik, owner of the Capital Commons building. “As we were designing the hotel, we to create a unique space that reflects the character and charm of the city.”
Located just an hour north of Boston, the Concord has seen a growth in development and cultivation of the local arts scene over the past decade. The recently completed redevelopment of Main Street added amenities and a more walkable downtown for visitors of the many boutiques, shops, restaurants and cafes. The Capital Commons building, which was one of the first redevelopments, also houses the Red River Theatres, a three-screen arthouse cinema featuring award-winning documentaries, independent films, an art gallery and private events. In the space is O Steak & Seafood, an elegant eatery with a broad wine list in an industrial-chic chophouse & bar.
Not only is Concord the state capital and hub for first-in-the-nation Presidential Primary politics, but it has become a destination for the arts as well. The Capitol Center for the Arts on Main Street offers a wide variety of national and regional acts, the City Auditorium features local productions, and the Hatbox Theatre offers a unique and intimate theater setting with improv, magic, poetry and original plays.
For those who love the visual arts and fine craftsmanship, the League of NH Craftsmen, which is headquarters on Main Street, hosts a permanent gallery and four themed exhibitions a year featuring the best artists in the state. The Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden showcases original art and contemporary crafts created by regional and national artists, and the Kimball Jenkins School of Art hosts contemporary exhibitions of the region’s finest artists. Walking along Main Street, visitors will also find high-quality local arts and crafts, including fiber arts, sculpture, glasswork and jewelry at the many locally-owned boutiques and shops.
For more information and to make reservations visit https://www.hotelconcordnh.com or call (603) 504-3500.
The Hotel Concord is located at 11 South Main Street, Concord, NH 03301.
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