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“Very nice motel”
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Top Notch Inn
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Gorham
Certificate of Excellence
Nova Scotia
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Very nice motel”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

While recently on a motorcycle trip to New Hampshire and surrounding areas I stayed at the Top Notch Inn. I found the rooms very clean, motel quiet and staff helpful and friendly. I would recommend this motel as a good location. There is no on site restaurant..but several options within easy walking distance.

Room Tip: We were midway down one side...very quiet no complaints!
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank AlfNovaScotia
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 22 June 2014
Sounds like you had a nice motorcycle trip, and we're glad we could accommodate you to your satisfaction. We do have several restaurants within walking distance including "J's" right next door.
Hope to see you again soon!
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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

My second time staying here and even better than the last time. Rooms newly updated. King bed with brand new bathroom, very well done. Spotless. Housekeeping staff keep the place spotlessly clean. Front desk staff very friendly and accommodating and making recommendations for restaurants in the area. Room very fresh looking and smelling. Good value for the money. We will be back.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank KarenCAD
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 22 June 2014
Thanks for all of the compliments, and thanks for coming back again. Come visit us anytime!
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Muskegon, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stopped at Top Notch inn while on a road trip. Room was very clean and tastefully decorated. It's was newly renovated. Front desk gentleman was very nice. Price was great, plus you got a discount at the restaurant next door. Great experience.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Sue5981
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 22 June 2014
We're happy you had a great experience, and we hope you come back soon!
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Holden, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We had two adjacent rooms 111& 112 and found that they met and exceeded our expectations. Completely updated super clean, new beds, new updated bathrooms with a European feel, nice linens, frig & microwave in the room, and new extremely quiet heating and air conditioning units. The updated room color schemes were quite relaxing and the pictures on the wall added a retro flair. A great plus for me was that the windows had all been updated with new replacement windows and I could open the windows in the main room and the bathroom. The guest laundry was just steps from our room, making the task of washing clothes on the road much more bearable. There is also a small pool and above ground hot tub on the property - great after a day of hiking. The only negative is there is very limited space in the room to hang clothing (three pegs on the wall).

Room Tip: Spend a little extra for the updated rooms, you'll be glad you did.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank westmotraveler
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 20 June 2014
Nice review! Thank you for taking the time to write it, and we hope you return soon:)
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White Plains, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2014

great place, clean, quiet & friendly staff! well located, good food around the corner. strategically ideal for trips to mt washington and the whole area, will go back there anytime and can highly recommend it!!!!!!!!!!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Thank toothmaster123
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 19 June 2014
So happy you liked our motel! Thanks for the compliments, see you again~
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Boston
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

I travel for work and pleasure for over 9 months of the year and do not find many hotels/motels that meet my needs and expectations, but the "top Notch Inn" has exceeded them all. The staff is very accommodating (Henry was very informative and helpful with any local information) The Inn has all been recently upgraded and I found everything.....well..Top Notch. Plenty of TV stations..all High def, new air conditioners, clean modern bathrooms and microwaves "large" refrigerators, within walking distance to downtown restaurants and bars..and ALL for a more then reasonable price...I don't usually write reviews, but had to give credit were credit is due..THANKS Top Notch for a great stay!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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Thank steve1700
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 19 June 2014
Wow Steve! We are truly flattered by your nice review! You are welcome to stay anytime;)
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Rocky Ridge, Maryland
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

This was the second time we stayed at Top Notch and all we can say is it is without a doubt one of the nicest motels in the east coast .. PERIOD!! , We stayed there on June 14 of this year in one of the newly renovated rooms (114) and it is just a beautiful place to stay ! I am in the construction trade and know a quality remodel when I see it and this was one of them ! from the almost silent air conditioning to the hidden toilet tanks to the sanded trims this place is NICE . We stayed at a few motels that were well cared for but this one was unbelievable ! We did not get to get in the heated pool (ask them HOW it is heated ) but we will next year for sure because we will be staying here every time we go to New England ..... Great Motel guys !!!!... I do have a tip for you .. we asked for a non-smoking room (they all are!) and the conversation came up about inconsiderate people smoking in the rooms .. just place a sign and enforce the rule that there will be a $300 surcharge added to their credit card if the room has been smoked in.. I GUARANTEE they will stop smoking in there ! we saw several motels doing this now and all have been complimented by doing so !

Room Tip: Rooms in the back have less road noise
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Cecelia S
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TopNotchInnMgmt, Owner at Top Notch Inn, responded to this review, 19 June 2014
Gosh, we're blushing! THANK YOU SO MUCH for the wonderful review...and thank you for the tip on how to discourage guests from smoking in the rooms:)
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Property: Top Notch Inn
Address: 265 Main St, Center of Town, Gorham, NH 03581-1510
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Region: United States > New Hampshire > White Mountains > Gorham
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Gorham
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Top Notch Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
$ave! Book direct we can avoid commissions, and pass the savings onto you! Great location in the center of town, walk to restaurants, café & wood fired pizza! Close to Story Land, Santa's Village, Mt Washington and many tourists' favorites. All rooms have free high speed WIFI, 32" HDTV, fridge, coffee maker and microwave. We have rooms with kings, queens or doubles. Groups and families love the NEW Mt Moriah Cottage next door, with 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 10 & the Family Suite with fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room, and three bedrooms that sleep 8 comfortably. We are dog friendly in select rooms and 100% smoke-free throughout with newly renovated and Eco-Friendly rooms and cottage. Close to: MT WASHINGTON STORY LAND SANTAS VILLAGE MOOSE TOURS HIKING,BIKING,RAFTING AND ALL THE NATURAL OUTDOORS HAS TO OFFER! ... more   less 
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