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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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SW Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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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 3 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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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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78 reviews 78 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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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 3 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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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 4 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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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

Warwick, Rhode Island
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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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GilcrestCottages, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your kind words. We love to explore New Hampshire through our guests like you and your family. This is such a wonderful state to explore and vacation. We look forward to your very next trip. 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

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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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