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Gale River Motel and Cottages

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Overview
1 Main St Exit 38 of I-93 to Rte 18 North 1/2 mile, Franconia, NH 03580-4801 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a hidden gem If your in Franconia N H. This is your place !!! Location location location!!!and did I mention VIEWS. Right from your picture window? You can see Franconia notch and a clear view of the slopes of Cannon Mt. A short drive...More

Thank Kathy P
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 5 days ago

Kathy...thank you for taking a moment to author a review....love having family gatherings at the GRM...and your clan was no exception. Glad you took advantage of the bonfire pit to gather round with S'mores to make family memories. You'll have to plan your next family...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The 50s style motel looked comfy. We enjoyed having a small refrig to store our cheese and apples. When I woke up, I pulled the sheets back and...was pretty disgusted to see a dirty skid mark on the bottom sheet. No excuse for this.More

Thank Barbara M
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 1 week ago

Needless to say, this is certainly nothing that has happened at the Gale River Motel in the sixteen years that I have operated this property! After 277 reviews, the cleanliness of our rooms has always been at the top of the list of things people...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty cool place. We came to visit NH and its unplanned and unexpected. So we were searching for a motel for a night stay and we got this place finally. The owner of the motel is very good and friendly. Room has...More

Thank Balu K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a wonderful 2 night stay at the Gale River Motel. Everything was wonderful - even the weather cooperated. I hadn’t stayed there in 5 years or so and it still felt like coming home. The location is wonderful. We explored Littleton, visited...More

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

It was wonderful welcoming you back to the GRM after your hiatus away...thank you for sharing your thoughts with the rest of the world. Welcoming back ol' friends is one of the true pleasures of having owned the motel for sixteen years.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed a lovely evening away at the Gale river motel. Kevin was extremely kind and welcoming and everything was very clean and comfortable. An evening dip in the hot tub and swim in the pool was super relaxing and just...More

Thank Jennifer D
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 4 weeks ago

Jennifer....It was a pleasure hosting you and your husband during your visit to the area...especially enjoyed sharing some of my board games with you guys that your husband, at the time of your departure, told me you never got to play because you were so...More

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Description
Breathtaking mountain views from every room. #1 Eco-Friendly Motel in New Hampshire. Recognized as an Environmental Champion by NH Sustainable Lodging Program. Spacious rooms with two full-sized beds, ...More refrigerator, coffee-maker, A/C, and Complimentary Wi-Fi access in all rooms. Heated outdoor pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, playground, picnic area with grill. Cottages sleep up to six guests with full kitchen facilities. Pet-Friendly. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
12
Price range
USD 50 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gale River Motel And Cottages Hotel Franconia
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Gale River Hotel
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Gale River Motel And Cottages Franconia, NH - White Mountains
Location
United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Number of rooms
12
Price range
USD 50 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Gale River Motel And Cottages Hotel Franconia
,
Gale River Hotel
,
Gale River Motel And Cottages Franconia, NH - White Mountains
Location
United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Franconia
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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (6)
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Questions & Answers
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Holly S
10 July 2018|
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Response from GaleRiverMotel | Property representative |
Sorry Holly, didn't get your message until right now...hope you found a place to call home for the evening.
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"stay away from this place"
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"best views, friendly owner, clean room"
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"They all face the incredible White Mountains"
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"Every rooms offers amazing views of Cannon Mountain!"
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