The Gale River Motel earned a 2016 Certificate of Excellence recognition and Platinum Green Leader status from

Gale River Motel is proud to be ranked #1 out of all motels in Franconia on TripAdvisor with a score of 4-1/2 out of 5 based on over 240 reviews.

The Gale River Motel is recognized by the New Hampshire Sustainable Lodging & Restaurant Program as an Environmental Champion.

Best of New England 2010 Reader's ChoiceBest of New England 2010 Editor's Choice

The Gale River Motel was recognized by Yankee Magazine as the Best of New England in the Reader’s Choice Poll , winning the Best Small Motel & the Best Family Motel categories as well as being selected as Best of New England Editor’s Choice in the Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England.

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