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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 (42)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good16%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Business Center
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 261 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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

    Thank Robinbee
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

    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 3 weeks ago

    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

    Thank Peter B
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 3 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Since I was traveling with my dogs, I stayed in a room designated for dogs. I'm (sadly) accustomed to dog-designated rooms that are of lower quality with torn carpet, frayed linens, not-so-clean, etc,, and so I was very pleased to find my room was quite...More

    Thank ltsuruda
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to the GRM....pleased that our pet-friendly lodging measured up to your standards. We like to make sure that our four-legged visitors enjoy the same quality of lodging experience as...More

    Reviewed June 12, 2017

    wonderful stay last Sat: June 10th: my birthday: owner of motel put a nice bottle of sparkling cider in our room with birthday card room was executive room #18: spotless, very comfortable beds, bathroom spotless as well.....motel in a bucolic location: sits on 6 acres...More

    Thank Nobska
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded June 13, 2017

    Thank you for selecting the GRM as your destination to celebrate your birthday...it was my pleasure to help you celebrate your special day! So gratefully appreciate you taking the time and effort to share your experience with your fellow travelers. Given your expertise as a...More

    Reviewed June 1, 2017

    Gale River Motel is a comfortable and clean motel that should satisfy most travelers looking for a place to sleep while in the Franconia/White Mountains area. During Memorial Day weekend we stayed in Room 18 (the Executive Room): two double beds, two swivel chairs, a...More

    Thank Tollers1
    Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded June 6, 2017

    Thank you very much for your review...you were absolutely correct about the Gale River Motel not being a 5-star establishment...we would never charge guests upwards of $200 per night for a clean, comfortable, relaxing nights rest. We do provide many of the amenities and in...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • 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 (42)
    Room & Suite (18)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (36)
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    Room Tips
    "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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    "They are all good!"
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