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Gilcrest Cottages and Motel

2378 U.S. Rte 3, Thornton, NH 03285
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I stayed here while vacationing in New Hampshire. We stayed in the motel room which was perfect for us. Very clean and you have a microwave, small fridge and coffee maker available which is handy. Nice location....close to a lot of attractions. Gary and Julie are super nice and helpful. They are familiar with the area and... More

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Hawaii
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the cutest little cottage with its own fireplace, what a find! Owners are the nicest people, welcoming and unintrusive. Comfort food restauran, Sunset Grill, nearby. Sat in the tavern side to get a feel of the local crowd, nice folk! Visit Mirror Lake, a hidden secret Gary told us about! Thanks Julie & Gary for a restful stop!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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78 reviews 78 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for the night Location on 93 north makes it a great place to stay When you wake up you find yourself in nature and you can start your foliage trip through the window of your room. In the October you better order a room in advance!

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Amsterdam, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary and Julie continue to make us feel more like family than guests. Cabin #4 was meticulously clean and the refrigerator and microwave provide lots of flexibility when you don't feel like going out to eat. The fireplace is very relaxing on a chilly fall evening. We will return again and again. We have stayed in the "motel" section and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love an excuse to stay at Gilcrestcottages , parents weekend for Plymouth state college was it! We had a wonderful time , looking forward to our next visit. The cottages are our favorite. So cute you could live in them, the kitchenette is a great thing to have, and lives the quality towels and metal utensils too, very homey... More

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Moncton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the latest of several visits to Gilcrest.Over the years we have stayed in the motel and both the 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom cottages depending which members of our family are with us.We are never disappointed.The accommodations are spotless and Gary and Julie are welcoming and helpful.Already looking forward to our next visit.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I don't go to New Hampshire for the Luxury. I go for calm, peace, relaxation and reconnect with nature and family. Gary and Julie feel like family to us, even though we are only guests who have come to their Motel a few times over a period of many years. I tell people to go there all the time. Julie... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stayed for 3 days and found this location perfect! We did day trips to Loon Mountain, Franconia Notch and down to Lake Winnipesaukee! We stayed in a Cottage that was perfect for the two of us! It was extrememly clean! The owners of Gilcrest are very friendly and hospitable! We will definately stay there again!

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GilcrestCottages, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

It always humbles us to read responses such as yours. Thank you for taking time to write such a nice response of your stay. We enjoy making people comfortable and happy. We know that happy customers spread the word and word of mouth advertising is the best! We hope you will come enjoy Gilcrest again real soon. More

Boston
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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is our fourth stay --- end of Aug for a few days. Even with the rough mountain weather --- somehow Gary and Julie manage to maintain the cottages in tip top condition. The insides are immaculate! The best part continues to be how quiet and extremely restful --- along with very reasonable rates! You really do get quite the... More

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GilcrestCottages, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review-you made us feel like we were in a commercial for our place. Thanks for pointing out the qualities we can offer and the great location of Gilcrest. The Pemigewasset River accessible from our property is ideal for anyone who is looking to enjoy outdoor water fun. We look forward to seeing you again next year! More

Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

What a find! Clean! Comfortable! Quiet! But close to area attractions and dining. Julie and Gary and Pemi are there for your needs. There are grills to use a great pool and the Pemi river behind your room! We will be back !!

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GilcrestCottages, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

We at Gilcrest so appreciate the time our customers take to write a review about our place. We have always believed in providing a service that makes you feel welcome and relaxed. Our favorite saying is: Enter as Strangers and Leave as Friends. We look forward to your next visit. More

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Address: 2378 U.S. Rte 3, Thornton, NH 03285
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Location: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Thornton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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