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Silver Sands Motel

103 Weirs Rd # 11B, Gilford, NH 03249
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Stayed at the Silver Sands motel for a night with the family. Many things to love about this place! Very retro, like stepping back into the 1950's! Room was spotless - I think it's retro because they've taken very good care of the property and haven't had to remodel! Loved that even the cheapest rooms had kitchenettes - what a... More 

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Gilford, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The Silver Sands Motel and Marina is an excellent place to enjoy Lake Winnepesaukee. The pool, beach and Marina are excellent. Meadowbrook is an entertainment facility across the street with top rate talent like Willy Nelson and others coming to play. I keep two boats there.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Just stayed at silver sands motel in gilford nh, always wanted to stay there. This place is not cheap and they have not updated it has to be 25 years. The curtains, bedspreads horrible look like they will fall apart if touched. Furniture cheap dumpy, will never recommend and so disappointed .

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South Easton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Quaint, retro 50's styles. Love the 50's style umbrellas on the beach and at the pool. We stayed in a motel room for 4 nights. Everything is very clean and very peaceful (except for concerts at Meadowbrook). Our room had a refrigerator and a 2 burner stove, just right for making little breakfasts and lunches, then we ate out at... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've been coming here for one week each summer for for close to 20 years, my wife since childhood. It's a great spot with the lake right in the backyard and a pool in the front yard. Very relaxing and low stress. Not too many frills. Nothing fancy. Just comfortable enough, really for a casual vacation. Free wifi, that works.... More 

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stayed here because our friend keeps his boat at the adjacent marina. Not too much good to say about this place. It's very busy and sold out in the summer because of it's great location on the lake. Don't bother asking anyone for anything or complaining about anything they could care less. The cottages and rooms are old with... More 

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South Easton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We stayed in White Sands Cottage 2 years in a row and will probably go back. We had a secluded beach where we could bring our kayaks. There is also a heated pool. The owner is on site, so there is no chance of having you stay ruined by any rowdy people. They have books, games and puzzles in the... More 

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Clifton Park, New York, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Fun retro 50's (I could be off on the decade) flashback style. I loved how the back of our room had a sliding glass door the size of the whole wall. It opened up to the lawn near the pool. Really nice private beach on the lake also. Flat screen TV, fridge and microwave were nice. I didn't realize it... More 

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Portland, Maine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2011

I rented a room here this past weekend and when I brought it to the front desk's attention that they had charged me nearly 50% more than the cost their website indicated for that room for that night I was told that they were aware of the issues and that the manager would call or stop by my room shortly.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We go to Silver Sands every year and it is always the same experience- nice and friendly staff, clean cottage, beautiful beach view.

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