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Auburn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time here. Couldn't have been more satisfied than the first time we came. The owners were very helpful. We are staying here in August the only thing they had available was a room in the motel but we rather have a cottage. They put us on a waiting list(not many places would do that) they said...

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much Mary! It is always a pleasure to host you guys, and we look forward to seeing you again in August!

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Did a lot of research to find a warm a comfy place. Well we hit the nail on the head when we choose the Gilcrest. I was amazed on how wonderful the room was so warming and welcoming. Got some suggestions as to some places to see and eat. So informed !! We had a wonderful time even though we...

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! It was a pleasure to meet you both, and we do hope to see you again :) We really appreciate that you took the time to review us here and elsewhere, it means a lot!

Western Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My daughters and I arrived for a ski weekend, but unseasonably warm weather put the kibosh on our plans. The owners offered us many ideas for alternative ways to enjoy the White Mountains. Ours was a clean and obviously well cared for room. I can highly recommend Gilcrest Cottages. Our stay was far more memorable than would have been staying...

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cabin!! Was everything we wanted and needed. The cabin was spotless and well stocked. We never had to ask for extra towels, blankets or pillows. The owners offer up suggestions for the best restaurants, which we were also pleased with. We will certainly be returning soon!!

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have a chance to host you again!

wargs7
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Enjoyed another wonderful long winter weekend at Gilcrest Cottages plus the new owners are extremely inviting and have big plans for the place all of which will only enhance the experience. Best of luck to Andy & Jennifer and I'm sure we'll be back next year.

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for the great review! We appreciate each and every kind word from our guests, but given your history with the property this one is extra special! We look forward to seeing your again!

Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stayed in the West Branch apartment and it was more than we could ask for. The accommodations were very clean and neat. The property is well kept and beautiful. And the owners are extremely helpful and friendly. We will definitely be back!

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind review! It was our pleasure to host you and your family, we hope to see you again soon!

Swampscott, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stayed one night at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel when we had plans to see the Ice Castles. The room was very clean and cozy and the bed was very comfortable. Jennifer and Andy were very helpful in giving us some suggestions for places to have dinner, we took their advice and had a delicious dinner at the Covered Bridge...

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you all again soon :)

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stayed only one night, the room was clean and comfortable,and we will definitely be going back. The new owners, Jennifer and Andy, are so down to earth and want to make you have a fantastic stay. They offered things to do in the area as well as places to eat and where we could get the best deals. Their...

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Thank you so much for the kind review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Accommodations are quaint and private - you have your own cottage!? The management staff are the most friendly and helpful you'll find in the area! Don't pass up the opportunity to drive 5 min out of Lincoln to Thornton and avoid the traffic. You'll be happy you did!

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GilcrestNH, Owner at Gilcrest Cottages and Motel, responded to this review

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

Taunton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Motel was very clean, owners were very helpful about local restaurants, snowmobiling, and shopping. Everyday there was a weather report on the board at the front desk, for three days. Enjoyed our stay very much, and will return again, and again

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Thank you so much for the great review, it was our pleasure hosting you and we hope to see you again soon!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gilcrest Cottages and Motel

Address: 2378 US Route 3, Thornton, NH 03285-6150
Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Thornton
Price Range: $129 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gilcrest Cottages and Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Best views ,Gracious hosts ,adorable rooms ,extra clean ,”
Gsemperfitop, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room was perfect for the days we were there. I especially appreciated the boot matt & tray and the fireplace. Tips would be 1) only duraflame logs in the fireplaces, no real wood. 2) no maid service during your stay of less than 5 days, but you can ask the owners for anything you need. 3) Closet with hangers provided, but no dresser to put items away. If you are the type that likes to unpack everything and put it away, please keep this in mind. Highly recommend these cottages. Free wifi!”
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