Welcome to Ashworth by the Sea, the only full-service oceanfront hotel in New Hampshire located right on beautiful Hampton Beach.   Open year round, the historical Ashworth by the Sea offers friendly New England hospitality in an elegant, boutique hotel setting. We’ve maintained the historical aspects of the hotel, which has been a Hampton Beach Landmark for the past 100 years, but our recent renovation has updated the hotel with all the modern conveniences and amenities today’s traveler expects.

Ashworth by the Sea offers captivating views overlooking New England’s award-winning beaches as well as creative dining, quality service, spacious rooms, and superb location in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. We look forward to welcoming you to our beach resort.   With the beach just outside your front door, the hotel’s guestrooms elegantly furnished to provide a tranquil seaside retreat, three restaurants that have been offering some of the finest dining in New England for over thirty years, and some of the best entertainment in the area.

Ashworth by the Sea is the perfect Hampton Beach destination hotel for romantic getaways, family vacations, girlfriends’ escape & shopping weekends, or corporate retreats. Relax and enjoy the ocean views on your private balcony, or take a dip in our refreshing pool before strolling off to discover one of the many fine shops or historical sites nearby. A wide variety of family amusements including a water park, zoo, museums, the Casino Ballroom concert arena, and tax-free shopping are all within minutes of our doors.

With over 6,000 square feet of event space and five unique function rooms, Ashworth by the Sea is a top destination for weddings, social gathering and corporate meetings.



  • Indoor Heated Pool
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet
  • Large Sun Deck Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
  • Valet Parking Available
  • Wharfside Café
  • Breakers Restaurant and Lounge
  • Dancing and Entertainment Year-Round
  • Seasonal Outdoor Dining
  • Fitness Room
  • Flat Screen TVs with Premium Channels
  • Room Service Available
  • Fax & Copy Service
  • Over 6,000 Square Feet of Private Function and Meeting RoomsADDITIONAL HOTEL AMENITIES  (Charges may apply)
  • DVD Players
  • Refrigerators
  • Beach chairs
  • Pack N Play
  • Cots


Interior oceanside hotel room NHNumber of Rooms: 106
Guests of Ashworth by the Sea enjoy the New England charm and modern amenities when lodging at one of the best hotels in New Hampshire. Accommodations are tastefully appointed and accessorized with all the comforts of home in a contemporary décor that complements our seaside setting and reflects our New England heritage.

We offer 98 spacious double queen or single king bedded guestroom accommodations and seven Suites. All rooms have spectacular ocean views and most rooms have a private balcony. Every room is air conditioned with individual climate control, and has ample sitting areas and work space for your comfort. Most bathrooms feature upgraded details such as granite-top vanities and curved shower curtains for extra space.

In-room amenities include flat screen televisions with premium cable, wireless Internet, free local calls, coffee maker, alarm clock, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.


295 Ocean Boulevard Hampton, NH 03842 Phone: 603-926-6762 Toll Free: 800-345-6736

295 Ocean Boulevard
Hampton 03842
New Hampshire
Phone: 603-926-6762

Seacoast Dining Package

Stay on the Seacoast at the Ashworth by the Sea Hotel in one of our guestrooms and have dinner and breakfast for two*.

Enjoy a Seacoast getaway at the Ashworth by the Sea Hotel and treat yourself to traditional New England fare during your stay.

Package Includes:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • 3-course dinner for two at The Breakers Restaurant
  • Breakfast for two

*Based on availability.  Restrictions apply. Excludes tax and gratuity.  Meal value cannot be used for room service. Available: 02/04/2016 – 12/23/2016

Package valid: 2/04/2016 - 12/23/2016
How to Book


For over four decades the Ashworth by the Sea on New Hampshire’s Seacoast has enjoyed a reputation as one of the finest dining establishments in New England. Naturally with our seaside setting, fresh seafood and New England lobster are our specialties.  At the Ashworth by the Sea, we can accommodate every mood and palate in one of our three restaurants.
Breakers Restaurant and Bar
Enjoy oceanside dining at Breakers Restaurant, open for lunch and dinner daily.  With a refined yet casual, pub-style atmosphere, Breakers is a favorite among hotel guests and Hampton Beach locals alike. Sample our award-winning Clam Chowder, try one of our seafood specialties, or indulge in one of our nightly specials. Cap the night off with a signature drink in Breakers bar or dance the night away with our DJ. During the summer, Breakers features a sumptuous breakfast buffet on Saturdays and Sundays.



Wharfside has been a coastal breakfast favorite for years serving up made-to-order specialties such as Loaded Belgian Waffles and Hearty Egg Dishes. We’re casual and family friendly…so come as you are.



The Sandbar

The Sandbar, our popular rooftop restaurant and lounge, is located between the hotel’s two buildings and offers oceanfront views of the Atlantic.  Enjoy lunch, dinner, or your favorite cocktails with friends. In addition to offering live entertainment, the Sandbar is the perfect spot to watch Hampton Beach’s weekly fireworks display.




LargemeetingroomAshworth by the the Sea hotel offers the top conference and meeting facility on Hampton Beach for a wide range of events.
Our conference facilities can accommodate groups of all sizes — from smaller gatherings in one of our intimate meeting rooms to events of up to 375 people in our Grand Ballroom. We offer the flexibility of a wide variety of room setups — including theater or classroom-style arrangements for training seminars or floor plans for receptions and banquets. Our Grand Ballroom is also divisible into smaller venues, providing further flexibility for your group.

Our setting, just steps from the Atlantic Ocean in Hampton Beach, makes us the perfect choice for executive retreats. We can arrange for team building excursions like golf outings, deep-sea fishing charters, a night at the New England Dragway car races, and more.

A full range of audio-visual equipment is available for all of your presentation needs, while our professional staff provides exceptional service and assistance with everything from lodging and event coordination to menus and off-site excursions to ensure a high quality event.


I_0430Unforgettable weddings & specials events in Hampton Beach

With a beautiful oceanfront location in Hampton Beach and over 100 years of experience hosting signature wedding celebrations and receptions, Ashworth by the Sea is the leading venue for social events and weddings on the New Hampshire shore.

Weddings are our specialty and we have an illustrious history of helping brides and grooms celebrate their special day and making fairy-tale weddings a reality. With the spectacular Hampton Beach coastline as a backdrop, Ashworth by the Sea is one of the Seacoast region’s premier venues for your once-in-a-lifetime event — from the bridal shower and rehearsal dinner to the wedding reception and post-bridal brunch.WendyCroteauAshworthWedding-0408

Let’s begin planning your dream wedding!
Contact our Wedding Specialist to get started. (603) 926-6762 Ext: 609 | mgagnon@colwenhotels.com

Whether you choose a traditional sit-down banquet in our elegant ballroom or a more relaxed coastal outdoor venue, our professional staff will attend to every last detail. From our wedding coordinators, who plan and implement all your visions, to our Executive Chef, who creates your customized menu, Ashworth by the Sea will make your Hampton Beach celebration truly unique and memorable.

And if you want to be sure to remember each and every moment of your special occasion, Ashworth offers an extremely talented local photographer who will capture those moments of your wedding and frame them as if they were art.

We also offer a variety of private space and special menus for birthday parties, anniversary celebrations and family reunions.

Group Travel

The Ashworth by the Sea is a group friendly hotel that offers special discounts, based on availability. To learn more or inquire about a rate, please contact Eileen Menard at 603-929-7382 or by email: emenard@colwenhotels.com


Ashworth by the Sea is a year round oceanfront resort hotel located on the spectacular shoreline of Hampton Beach, New Hampshire — in an area that offers activities and attractions such as whale watching, deep-sea fishing, golf courses, outlet shopping, year-round concerts, an abundance of colonial history and festivals galore.

In the summer, enjoy nightly entertainment, al fresco dining, some of the best golf in New Hampshire, fireworks and special outdoor events. The off-season brings quiet and tranquil nights with long peaceful walks on the beach or a romantic dinner in the main dining room. No matter what time of the year you visit Hampton Beach, there’s always something fun to do just moments from our resort. See our events calendar for a schedule of year round activities, attractions, festivals and shows.

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