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Gilcrest Cottages and Motel

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Overview
2378 US Route 3, Thornton, NH 03285-6150 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsthe riverwhite mountainsoff the highwaygreat hostsmicrowave and coffee makerblues festivalfeel like familynew hampshireperfect locationowners were friendlypicnic tablesplace to staysmall fridgelakes regionmemorial day weekendnew ownersplymouth state university
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The owners are so friendly and accommodating felt like being with family. We stayed in cottage number 5 which was super clean and comfortable. Big bathroom, mini fridge, electric fireplace, coffee maker, small tv, couch. Mattress needs an update but not too bad. Lots of...More

Thank destinawoof
Response from GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and MotelResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you so much for the great review and kind words! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Awesome hosts.. Andy and Jennifer were super welcoming and informative. Their enthusiasm was contagious. Wonderfully charming accommodations and SUPER CLEAN to boot! My girlfriend and I absolutely loved it!

Thank discotrek2
Response from GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and MotelResponded 16 August 2018

Wow, this is an amazing review, and exactly what we strive for! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for taking the time to provide us with these kind word, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time and are so happy we stayed here. The location is perfect for exploring the White Mountains and other attractions offered in the surrounding area. The cottage was clean, quaint and just enough room for the two of us. The owners,...More

Thank kathy3249
Response from GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and MotelResponded 21 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with a review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and exploring NH's White Mountains! We enjoyed having you here, and do hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We were attending a very large annual family reunion at the campground down the road. After a few years of camping I decided I really need a bed and bathroom of my own! This year we stayed at Gilcrest along with some other family members...More

Thank BostonG1
Response from GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and MotelResponded 5 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with a review! We enjoyed having you here and hope to see you next year!

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a mini honeymoon. 3 days 2 nights. Our cottage was perfect. Very clean and spacious. Andy and Jennifer even left a card in our room. :-) We didn't meet Jennifer, but Andy was Very helpful. He gave us...More

Thank Angela C
Response from GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and MotelResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you SO much for taking the time to provide us with a review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope that you will visit us again soon....I will be sure to say hello this time! -Jennifer

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Description
A nostalgic escape from everyday living, our "Storybook Cottages and Motel" are close to White Mountain attractions, skiing, and snowmobiling, Gilcrest offers one and two bedroom cottages, and a ...More small eight unit motel often referred to as "connected cottages." Ambient Fireplaces, 2 kitchenettes units available, 1 full apartment available, all units have mini refrigerators, microwaves and coffeepots. Outdoor pool, horseshoes, corn hole, play area. River access right on site. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Thornton
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Thornton
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Traveller (54)
Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Eric L
19 January 2017|
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Response from CheerFan | Reviewed this property |
go online and view the cabins and motel rooms. our cottage was very nice, with a large walk in shower and fireplace and queen bed. don't know about pets...call them.
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Smooch21
13 June 2015|
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Response from majikteacher | Property representative |
Thanks for asking about fire pits-we do not have fire pits for guests to use but all of our units except four do have private fireplaces.
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"All rooms are clean, quiet and comfotable"
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"Because Gilcrest is not a Hotel, it cannot be fairly and appropriately rated as such."
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"Nice cottages and rooms. Apool is great in the summer. They are right on the river that you can play in..."
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"the cottages are quaint and rustic.. no A/C but being out in the country you didn't need it. they do have..."
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