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Best Western Plus Keene Hotel
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Keene
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We enjoyed staying at the Best Western Sovereign! Nice hotel, not overpriced, very pet friendly, rooms super clean, linens very comfy, staff very helpful, easy access from main road, good breakfast, Server at the Bar was GREAT!!

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2012

Thank you for the great review. As you mentioned we accommodate all our guests with superior care. Even the furry ones. We hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 1 August 2012

I had an early meeting in Keene, so decided to try this Best Western, which was located near my 8 AM appointment. The lobby is large and impressive. The desk clerk was efficient and complied with my request for room location. But, once I started down the hall I could see signs that the property needed some attention. This was confirmed when I got into my room. This hotel needs an updating/renovation of carpeting, wall treatment, furnishings and the bathrooms.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled on business
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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write such an honest review. We welcome such critical reviews to help us in our constant strive for perfection. We hope on your next visit to Keene you give us another try, I assure you you will have a wonderful hotel experience. Thank you.

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Reviewed 31 July 2012

we travel extensively and don't often choose best western hotels because they are a little downscale. imagine our surprise and delight when we arrived at best western in keene. the desk associate was pleasant, courteous and helpful. the room was large, spotlessly clean and the bed unusually comfortable. the breakfast room was also spotless and well stocked and the attendant was busily making sure everything was kept fresh and inviting. best of all was that the room rate was well below expected for a property as efficiently managed. if you are visiting keene,nh and need a great place to stay this is it!!!

ed and mary garrepy.....ocala, florida

Room Tip: ask for a king or queen no smoking room on a higher floor.
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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with family
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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2012

Thank you for the great review. As you mentioned we go above and beyond at the Best Western Plus of Keene. Every weekend we offer live entertainment for no extra cost to our hotel guests.Thank you, and see you soon.

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

Yes...a well run hotel not too far from town, in fact about 12-15 minutes walk. It is set back from the busy road so noise is not an issue. There is an authentic Irish pub (I am Irish and know a thing or two about an Irish pub!) and a restaiurant. Our room (150 paces from reception....so get your walking shoes on!) was big, clean nicely furnished with a decent speed wi-fi connection. Bathroom was spotless and had nice toiliteries.

Breakfast was about average+ and had all you would need. It has waffles and pan cake machines (we don't eat either).

A good place to stay for a short break or an overnight.

Room Tip: Take a walk to The Elm City Brewery nearby for a great burger or home brewed beers.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2012

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay at the Best Western Plus of Keene. Our location creates a perfect destination for anyone traveling to Southern New Hampshire. We are very proud of our on site restaurant Waxy O' Connors, and are delighted to here you were impressed. Thank you , and see you soon.

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Reviewed 20 July 2012

We truly enjoyed another stay at BW. We requested a quiet area in the hotel, and that was provided upon arrival although there was a fairly long walk to the lobby and breakfast area. This hotel has easy access from the highway with several restaurants close by. The hotel has an in-house restaurant which we did not use. Coffee is great and provided 24/7 in the lobby. There is a very nice business center with 2 computers. Flat screen TV is provided with a good channel lineup. We did have a little bit of food residue on the plastic lineup guide. We were provided a "clean" remote for the first time in a hotel. Coffee and tea, a microwave, and fridge are provided in the room. A pool and fitness center are provided although we did not use them. A rubber mat was provided for the bathtub and provides more safety when the bottom of the tub gets slick from soft water and soap.

A wonderful full hot breakfast was provided. We liked using paper cups and plates instead of styrofoam which is not as ecological. There was a real nice courtyard with tables and chairs.

The guest directory needed to be updated. The name on the restaurant was not current, and there was no mention of a fitness center.

Overasll, the hotel is clean and provided a wonderful night's sleep. We will be back when in the area!!!!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2012

Thank you for the great review. Maybe upon your next stay you will have the opportunity to enjoy all of the amenities we provide. The onsite restaurant Waxy O' Connors is also a highly rated favorite on TripAdvisor, we highly recommend you give a try on your next trip. Thanks again.

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Reviewed 20 July 2012 via mobile

Very, very pleased with the room, cleanliness, furnishings, and amenities. Was also surprised that they offered more than just a continental breakfast. The breakfast buffet was plentiful with a variety of options. Highly recommend this place.

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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2012

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our full hot breakfast we provide every morning for our guests. As you mentioned we offer a very extensive menu for breakfast, all at no extra cost. We will be looking forward to your return at the Best Western Plus of Keene, where go beyond our guests expectations.Thank You.

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Reviewed 20 July 2012

We stayed on the way Loudon and were glad to finally relax after a long drive up the east coast. The pool was great and it was a pleasant surprise to find a grill so we could cook out in the courtyard. Keene is such a cute town and just a short drive from the hotel! Nice stay!

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled on business
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KTBESTWESTERN, Owner at Best Western Plus Keene Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2012

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us, and your day at the races. We are a proud sponsor of NASCAR and love to accommodate racing fans. We are very conveniently located off the highway, within a mile of both the downtown area, and Keene State College. We hope to see you again at the Best Western Plus for the next race.

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Address: 401 Winchester St, Keene, NH 03431 (Formerly Best Western Plus Sovereign Hotel)
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Region: United States > New Hampshire > Keene
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Keene
Price Range: £76 - £182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Plus Keene Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 122
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Best Western Plus Keene Hotel! Enjoy four distinct seasons at our Best Western Keene, NH hotel, so whenever you visit New England, you’ll be assured a fantastic time. For an extended stay in Keene, NH, you deserve a property that’s gorgeous and a staff committed to making your stay pleasant. Our full service hotel features an indoor heated pool, an onsite restaurant, incredible fall foliage and a full, free hot breakfast to start every morning right. The generous buffet spread features sizzling waffles, fresh fruits, sweet pastries, yogurt, juices and 100% Arabica coffee. Hotels in Keene are known for hospitality, but we break the mold with the best service in town. Whether its sports tournaments or the Pumpkin Festival that brings you to this part of New Hampshire, rest assured you’ll be treated like royalty here. Keene State College is a big draw, and we welcome students, their loved ones and visiting professors year-round. From football games to graduation, where you stay plays a big part in how much you enjoy your vacation. If you’re looking for motels in Keene that combine value with quality, that’s exactly what we promise. Sports are a way of life here, and we welcome players and fans alike of soccer, baseball, lacrosse, softball and basketball. Our Keene hotel can accommodate groups, so traveling together has never been easier. When you stay with friends and family, your trip is easier and more fun. Business travelers are also on the lookout for hotels in Keene that provide a quiet space to take care of work duties. We welcome employees of NGM, Cheshire Medical Center, PC Connections®, C&S Wholesale Grocers and many other local businesses to our Keene hotel. With convention and banquet facilities, we are proud to host blood drives, weddings, business meetings and other events. A superior location means getting to work is easy, and there will be plenty of time left over for leisure activities. ... more   less 
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