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    Gale River Motel and Cottages

    1 Main St, Exit 38 of I-93 to Rte 18 North 1/2 mile, Franconia, NH 03580-4801
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    Traveler (43)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    • Excellent81%
    • Very good15%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Business Center
    Laundry Service
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    1 - 5 of 264 reviews

    Reviewed October 31, 2017

    We enjoyed a wonderful two-night stay in this motel. The accommodation is of a very high standard, warm and comfortable, and had a very nice indoor spa pool, just the ticket after a long hike. There is a n outdoor pool with solar heating though...More

    Thank Lynne C
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded November 2, 2017

    From one hiker to another, thank you for sharing your experience at the GRM...our goal is to not only make sure everyone feels welcomed and informed about the hiking, restaurants, attractions, etc. options, but that everyone is also safe and secure when they head off...More

    Reviewed October 23, 2017

    We stay here every year on our annual trip to Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Kevin (Owner) is amazing, great guy who will bend over backwards for his guests... The cottage is the perfect size where you have room to spread out and relax....More

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    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded October 28, 2017

    Thank you so very much for taking the time to author a review about your stay at the Gale River Motel...it is always a pleasure and joy to welcome fellow canine lovers to the GRM, and even more fun when the group of canine lovers...More

    Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

    Hospitality was extremely outgoing and awesome. Place is beautiful and peaceful. Cottage was big and brings everything inside. Yard is huge for children, very children friendly. Pool and hot tube is a must try there, its awesome.More

    1  Thank Jocy A
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded August 8, 2017

    Thank you so much for writing a review describing your visit to the GRM...it was a pleasure meeting your wonderful family and sharing the laughter of our mutual humor...always makes me happy when guests discover the joy of the GRM be it the hot tub,...More

    Reviewed July 7, 2017

    Last minute overnight in the mountains... Hospitality at it friendliest! The Gale River Motel is a welcome respite nestled in one of the sweetest spots in New Hampshire. Host Kevin was so welcoming,friendly and truly knows how to make you feel special! The accomodations are...More

    1  Thank Robinbee
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded July 8, 2017

    Robinbee...thank you for taking the time to author a review....especially appreciate you commenting on the "million dollar view" - only hope the tax assessors don't include that valuation when considering my property tax rate...glad you enjoyed the cookies over and over again - try to...More

    Reviewed July 6, 2017

    Clean,simple room. Great rates. Friendly. Pool,playground, quiet relaxing atmosphere. Homemade cookies in the office were delicious! Good food close by. Room was airy and very comfortable. Looking forward to our next stay.More

    1  Thank Peter B
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded July 7, 2017

    So grateful you took the time to share your thoughts and kind words about your visit to the Gale River Motel....this is a great time to visit the GRM, the pool and hot tub are open, the porch is a great place to relax after...More

    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • $50 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • United States >
    • New Hampshire >
    • White Mountains >
    • Franconia
    • Also Known As
    • Gale River Motel And Cottages Hotel Franconia ,
    • Gale River Hotel ,
    • Gale River Motel And Cottages Franconia, NH - White Mountains
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    Traveler (43)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (37)
    Bathroom (1)
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    Room Tips
    "Every rooms offers amazing views of Cannon Mountain!"
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    "Choose a single or one of the guest cottages..charming!"
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    "we had room #18: executive room: all are sunny"
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    "Executive Room (Room 18) was large with swivel chairs provided near the front window and complimentary sodas..."
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