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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, CT
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you as always to the kind folks, Julie and Gary @the Gilcrest. It is always a pleasure to sneak away from the daily stress of work and obligations to the quiet nestled comfort of your cottages and motel. No matter the motel or cottage a cozy fire, the bare necessities and you are sure to find relaxation. There are... More 

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Thornton, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Gilcrest Cottages will quickly become your home away from home. Nestled between the scenic Lakes Region and the foothills of the White Mountains, Gilcrest can be your home base from which to explore rivers, mountains, lakes, ski slopes and a variety of tourist attractions, great restaurants and shopping areas. Not sure what you want to do or where to go?... More 

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

Thank you for all of your kind words. Happy guests are what we strive for and we are always thankful when we receive a review such as yours. Here at Gilcrest we feel it is very important to enjoy the little time you have to be on vacation. Whatever we can do to make your get away a happier experience... More 

SW Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Julie and Gary are the most perfect hosts, after we settled in we joined a group for a bonfire and s'mores cookout. The cottage was perfect, clean and neat, and Julie went out of her way to advise us where the best leaf viewing was for that weekend (as she is an official "leaf-peeper" and writer). I cannot say anymore... More 

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

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We do hope that you will be able to come to NH in the future and will again join us for some s'mores. More 

Fall River, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed at Gilcrest on a Friday night in order to visit our grand daughter at Plymouth State University. They are located only 15 minutes from the Plymouth exit and charged half the going rate compared to rooms in Plymouth. The cottages are neat and clean and Julie and Gary are very warm and welcoming. Our weekend was made very... More 

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

It is so nice when our customers take time to write a review. We try hard to provide our customers with a friendly place to stay and are always available to help make your stay comfortable in anyway we can. More 

Minneapolis
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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

Your kind words mean so much to us. Thank you! We love to share our knowledge of the area with our customers in hopes the time they have in our little corner of the world will be more special. More 

Hawaii
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

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

Thank you for your review. We have many hidden gems in our area and we love to share them with our customers! More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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88 reviews 88 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 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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GilcrestCottages, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

We so enjoy our International travelers and appreciate the time you took from your holiday to review Gilcrest. We are in the White Mountains where the scenery is amazing anytime of the year. Please come see us again in the future. More 

Amsterdam, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

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

Thank you for that nice review. We always look forward to seeing you. We are truly blessed to have so many returning customers and always look forward to catching up with what is happening in your corner of the world. Until next time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 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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GilcrestCottages, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We welcome parents of Plymouth State University students. It is so rewarding to be able to develop a 4-5 year relationship with them. As always we look forward to the next PSU event that brings you back to us. More 

Moncton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review for our little place. We truly love seeing our returning guests. We hope that the family will come along next time as well. 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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