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“Neat as Pin ~ spectacular view”

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Philbrick's by the Sea
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Rye
Reviewed August 2, 2010

Well maintained property ~ neat as a pin. Super clean motel rooms with ocean views overlooking the Isle of shoals. Also has cute little cottages sitting on a knoll. Crown Colony is no frills ~ but we like it that way. It's rated as an economy property in the AAA book. Bill one of the owners is very nice and leaves hand written notes welcoming guests if he's not around upon your arrival. It's kind of like Mayberry ~ your room might be ready and open with the key inside! We enjoyed the Crown Colony very much and definitely plan on going back.

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 13, 2009

My husband I and traveled to Rye so I could DJ a sweet 16 party. The hostess made our reservations at the Crown Colony. The owner Bill was very nice and the views from here can't be beat. If you want wifi or a phone, choose another place, but for a relaxing stress and phone free visit, this is THE PLACE !!
Clean as a whistle and many fine restaurants in the area, I recommend the Carriage House...16.00 - 24.00 per entree and worth every pennny !! The seafood chowder is to die for !

  • Stayed: October 2009, traveled on business
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Reviewed August 19, 2008

My husband and I have stayed at Crown Colony for over thirty five years. It has always been delightful. The McCanns are wonderful hosts. It's the perfect place to vacation. So much to do in the area including restaurants, museums, beaches, and more.

  • Stayed: August 2008, traveled with family
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Reviewed August 6, 2008

I Stayed at Crowne Colony for a week in July. What a wonderful location... Ocean, Isle of Shoals, local beaches, restaurants, and very clean, comfortable accommodations. The owners were friendly. Nice location for many attractions: Hampton Beach, Portsmouth, Water Country and a great spot for long walks along the beautiful NH coastline.

Diane C. Lash

  • Stayed: July 2008, traveled solo
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3  Thank connordl
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Reviewed August 14, 2007

My husband and I have been staying at this facility for the past four years. As soon as school gets out we are there for a week enjoying the ocean, the great view, and the wonderful people we meet there. We are minutes from great food and wonderful shopping malls. There would be nothing to look forward to if I could not run away for a few days.

  • Stayed: June 2007, traveled with family
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7  Thank gregheather
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Reviewed October 23, 2006

The small cottage we stayed in was recently remodeled and was very neat and clean. The panoramic views from the room were spectacular - direct ocean views from every cottage! The off-season rate was very reasonable and the week day was less booked than the weekends. The cottages on the flagstone ledges require 5 or 6 steep steps to get to but my elderly mother (84) was able to navigate them. The cottages on the upper level have ground level access. This place is a real gem!

  • Stayed: October 2006, traveled with family
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5  Thank SeaGull2
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Reviewed September 9, 2017
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  • Stayed: September 2017, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Philbrick's by the Sea

Address: 1381 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2234 (Formerly Crown Colony Motel and Cottages)
Location: United States > New Hampshire > Rye
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Rye
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Crown Colony Motel And Cottages Hotel Rye

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