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Gale River Motel and Cottages

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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (6)
Ratings and reviews
GreenLeaders Platinum level
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“the owner”(89 reviews)
“hot tub”(30 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
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, refrigerator, coffee-maker, A/C, and Complimentary Wi-Fi access in all rooms. Heated...
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Location and contact
1 Main St, Exit 38 of I-93 to Rte 18 North 1/2 mile, Franconia, NH 03580-4801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love it here. Owner Kevin is very friendly and does a great job at keeping the place nice. This motel has a beautiful view of the mountains. Perfe t place for anyone to stay. We will continue to return to The Gale River Motel. THANK...More

Thank Gjhgirl
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time and effort to share your experience at the Gale River Motel with the world and future guests. We are honored to have served you well and hope that your memories of your time in NH are equally...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had a fun weekend away with our dogs & stayed at our home away from home at The Gale River Motel. Always enjoy our stays here and are always well taken care of by its wonderful owner Kevin Johnson! No matter what time of...More

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Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 2 weeks ago

Barbara and Boys....thank you for sharing your thoughts and offering your feedback on your visit to the Gale River Motel...it is always wonderful when ol' friends introduce new friends (especially the four-legged variety) to our hospitality.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful two-night stay in this motel. The accommodation is of a very high standard, warm and comfortable, and had a very nice indoor spa pool, just the ticket after a long hike. There is a n outdoor pool with solar heating though...More

1  Thank Lynne C
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 2 November 2017

From one hiker to another, thank you for sharing your experience at the GRM...our goal is to not only make sure everyone feels welcomed and informed about the hiking, restaurants, attractions, etc. options, but that everyone is also safe and secure when they head off...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stay here every year on our annual trip to Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Kevin (Owner) is amazing, great guy who will bend over backwards for his guests... The cottage is the perfect size where you have room to spread out and relax....More

1  Thank ctocci2017
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you so very much for taking the time to author a review about your stay at the Gale River Motel...it is always a pleasure and joy to welcome fellow canine lovers to the GRM, and even more fun when the group of canine lovers...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Hospitality was extremely outgoing and awesome. Place is beautiful and peaceful. Cottage was big and brings everything inside. Yard is huge for children, very children friendly. Pool and hot tube is a must try there, its awesome.More

1  Thank Jocy A
Response from GaleRiverMotel, Owner at Gale River Motel and CottagesResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you so much for writing a review describing your visit to the GRM...it was a pleasure meeting your wonderful family and sharing the laughter of our mutual humor...always makes me happy when guests discover the joy of the GRM be it the hot tub,...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$50 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (43)
Room & Suite (19)
Pool & Beach (6)
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"Every rooms offers amazing views of Cannon Mountain!"
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"Choose a single or one of the guest cottages..charming!"
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"we had room #18: executive room: all are sunny"
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"Executive Room (Room 18) was large with swivel chairs provided near the front window and complimentary sodas..."
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