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Philbrick's by the Sea

1381 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH 03870-2234 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

We have admired these cottages for 40 years on our visits to the New Hampshire Coast. Since we have a summer cabin 20 miles away we never stayed, but they always looked good. This year my sister came to visit and it turns out we...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We travel so much that we now only do reviews for 1s (horrific) or 10s (heavenly). Philbrick's By The Sea is most definitely a 10+, but we have been ambivalent about publishing a review. The reason is that the most notable of Philbrick’s many positive...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

What a wonderful find in Rye, NH this place was. Right across the street sits the Atlantic Ocean, and from our cottage screen sliding doors, we can watch the waves crash in. We happened to be here during a storm, and it was great to...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank CMminera
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Two years since our first review (when the property was formerly known as Crown Colony) and we are amazed at the outstanding transformation since the new owners Dan and Delaney took over. Over the previous years we, like most, overlooked the "rustic charm" due to...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in a newly renovated cottage and it was just beautiful! Dan could not've been more accommodating, his staff was absolutely amazing! We will recommend Philbrick's by the Sea (formerly Crown Colony) to all of our friends and family! Truly amazing!

Date of stay: June 2017
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Management response:Responded 22 June 2017

Susan, Thank you for staying with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. All the best, Dan and Family

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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Rye, Philbrick's by the Sea is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its romantic environment and proximity to great More restaurants and attractions, Philbrick's by the Sea makes it easy to enjoy the best of Rye. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, bringing comfort and convenience to your visit. It's easy to stay connected during your stay as Philbrick's by the Sea offers guests free wifi. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. While you’re here, be sure to check out Currents Restaurant, one of the pubs that can be found in Rye, which is a short distance from Philbrick's by the Sea. If you are interested in exploring Rye, check out a wildlife area, such as Seacoast Science Center. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Formerly known as
Crown Colony Motel and Cottages
Also Known As
Crown Colony Motel And Cottages Hotel Rye
United States > New Hampshire > Rye
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Formerly known as
Crown Colony Motel and Cottages
Also Known As
Crown Colony Motel And Cottages Hotel Rye
United States > New Hampshire > Rye
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4 May 2017|
Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
The new owner is tearing down old units and building new, modern units on the same sites. I walked through two new units last summer. They are nice. According to the owner, many new units will be ready this coming season... More
4 October 2016|
Response from CMG241 | Reviewed this property |
No, no pets
12 May 2016|
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Response from golfnutwoman |
Try call Philbricks by the Sea, they are the ones who bought it. They own lots of properties on the Seacoast. Renovating them, high end now.
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"We like the patio units down front, but some friends and family members preferred the cottages higher up...."
21 Apr. 2017
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"Like any stay, if you are a couple and want quiet am ask to be away from small children's room"
27 May 2015
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"All have ocean views. Some are larger, ours was fine for two people."
7 Apr. 2015
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"Patio cabins have the best view but all the motel rooms and cabins in the back are very well equipped with..."
18 Nov. 2014
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