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Silver Sands Motel

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103 Weirs Rd # 11B, Gilford, NH 03249
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Gilford
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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Brookline, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2011

Great place for kids and adults alike...there was a group of 40 of us and the motel staff was very accomodating and friendly....It's clean, there's places to park your boat, niuce beach...ya we're going back again... Right across the street from Meadowbrook, so if the breeze is right, you can hear some of your favorite artsists...

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

We've been coming back to the Silver Sands Motel for approximately 13 years now. We've skipped a year here and there due to schedules, but we try to stay a long weekend in August every year. You cannot beat the location. It's quite, but on the lake, and not far from the action (Laconia, Weirs, etc.). I love the heated... More

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
24 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2010

Great location but you need to run the water for at least 10 minutes to get it warm. There are ancient coffee makers and no microwaves. Staff is very nice and you do get towels but only in the off season.

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Orange, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
29 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2007

We were looking for a place to stay near the marina (where our friends stay on their boat), and it turned out the marina has their own "motel/resort". Ok, so resort is quite a stretch, but the place is functional. Basically, its an old-fashioned motel (at best). The place has seen better days, but we knew what we were getting... More

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Address: 103 Weirs Rd # 11B, Gilford, NH 03249
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Gilford
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Gilford
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Motel and cottages located on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Beautiful views of the lake and mountains. Seasonal outdoor heated pool and 1000' sandy beach. Limited docking for our guests and a launch ramp for public use. ... more   less 
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Silver Sands Hotel Gilford

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