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Burlington, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I had a terrific stay for three nights while surveying a land purchase. Two nights in the standalone cottage 'Welch and Dickey' and a night in the 'motel', or shared cottage as I'd call it. Very clean, charming and a wonderful staff at reception. They have just purchased the Gilcrest and I think they'll develop it and... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Handily located off interstate 93 although with the feeling of being very remote. We were met by the owner who was very helpful and kind providing useful advice on the area and good places to eat. The cottage was well equipped with a lovely fire and a gas heater. It was excellently kept and very clean. My only tip would... More 

Thank roald471
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Staid in one of cottages for 2 nights while we were hicking in the region. The cottage was very clean. Bed is.ok; bathroom and shower ok The owners work hard to.give you a nice stay. Price is a bit to high for this kind of accomodation.

Thank Do V
Tolland, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Gary and Julie are great hosts. The cottages are a great place to stay and are at a convenient location between Franconia Notch and the lakes region. This was a very good place to stay at a reasonable price.

Thank RNS0921
NY State
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

My husband and I and 2 other couples rented 3 cottages for 3 nights/4days. We had so much fun in this area. The cottages were exactly what we were looking for. CLEAN, comfy, pleasant décor, with great bathroom, fridge, microwave & coffeemaker. In the winter the fireplace would be a great attraction. Picnic table right outside our door, swimming pool... More 

Thank CheerFan
New England
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Just back from a 3 night stay at Gilcrest Cottages (stayed in Lafayette cottage) and have to say this was a wonderful place to stay. Everything in the cottage was very neat and clean. Plenty of hot water for showers, the pool was sparkling clean and the whole outside area looked very well maintained. The sheets and bedspreads had cute... More 

Thank svinNewEngland
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The hosts, Gary and Julie, are super nice. that is a great way to start a vacation. The property is clean and well kept, while at the same time rustic. The cottages have plenty of room. Beds were comfortable, nice bathroom. Each cottage has a nice, clean picnic table. The pool was clean and the water warm - excellent for... More 

Thank Andrew P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Gilcrest Cottages were very enjoyable to stay at. Rooms a little tight with 2 double bed, inside was spotlessly clean..beds a bit hard, with coffee maker and mini refrig. A rustic feel inside...they have table and chairs outside, so very relaxing. Swimming pool & grills for guests to use... only thing missing was air conditions there was a fan... More 

Thank Breckinsgram
Orford, New Hampshire
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Neat, clean, quiet, relaxing, lovely cottages with character. Very accommodating and friendly. We had a wonderful experience and would definitely stay at Gilcrest again. Highly recommended for all !!!

Thank joannehdavis
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Gilcrest Cottages and Motel was a very quiet relaxing place to stay. Each cottage had chairs and a picnic table. The room was spacious and comfortable with a table and comfortable chairs, a fireplace mini fridge, microwave and coffee pot. The owners were very friendly. The only thing missing was air conditioning.

Thank Lexie O

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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." Fireplaces, kitchenettes, units have refrigerators and microwaves. Outdoor pool, horseshoes, play area. ... 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: $115 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Recommend the cottages”
 of 5 bubbles RNS0921, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They are all great motel rooms and cottages.”
 of 5 bubbles CheerFan, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We liked our motel room 13 with king size bed and fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryAnnL684, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Try to snag one of those stand alone cottages!”
 of 5 bubbles AbKo_12, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“They all looked equally nice!!”
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