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Gilcrest Cottages and Motel

2378 U.S. Rte 3, Thornton, NH 03285
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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71 reviews 71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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

Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Four the last four years, we have visited Gilcrest at least once each year. Julie and Gary run take wonderful care of a really special property located on a woodsy bend of the Pemigewasset River. They do a wonderful job of tending to your every wish, while letting you alone to enjoy the cabin as you wish. We usually visit... More

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

Thank you so much for taking time to write a high ranking review for Gilcrest. We always look forward to accommodating our returning customers. Over the years so many have become friends. We are already looking forward to your stay next July! More

Boston, MA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Stayed here 3 times in 3 different seasons so far. The owners are friendly, the doggie is friendly, the rooms are extremely clean, the location is great and the grounds are beautiful. It is right off the highway but once you pull into their driveway, you feel like you are miles away. The Pemi River is directly behind the units... More

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

Thank you for your amazing review and taking your time to write it. We have said it before and we will say it again-YOU, our faithful and returning customers keep us driven to provide the kind of service you look for and have come to expect. We definitely look forward to seeing you again. More

Interlaken, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

For a week each summer, my husband and I are at home at the Gilcrest. We always stay in Cabin 5 (Haystack). We enjoy sitting under the big maple tree and relaxing. My husband rides his bike up to Water Valley almost every day, while I sit in the pool and read my book. When we arrive, my husband tells... More

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

Thank you for your praise about Gilcrest being your "home away from home". We look forward every year to seeing our "returning" customers and spending time with them. We truly appreciate customers feeling that our little "mom and pop" place feels like home. More

Missoula, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is an extremely clean and cozy place, and the owners are amazing. I look for an excuse to stay here whenever I am in New Hampshire. The cabins have everything you need, and there are good options for meals nearby.

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

We love hearing from our returning customers and truly appreciate that you took time to leave positive comments for us. We look forward to seeing you next year in July and will hope for great weather so you can go on your morning run before attending your conference. 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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