$75 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Sep 21, 2015 Check-out: Sep 24, 2015

Half Moon Motel & Cottages

2 stars
View map of 28 Tower St, PO Box 5183 (billing), Weirs Beach, NH 03247-5183

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.1
out of 5
20 reviews
Great clean place to stay

It was exactly what my brother and I needed. We went to a concert and just needed a place to sleep... See full review

  • Nick Magliozzi
  • Aug 29, 2014
Great location

Great location, friendly staff, great price. I would stay again. See full review

  • TashaL
  • Jun 28, 2014
A prime vacation spot for over a century-the Half Moon Motel Cottages are located where a grand hotel stood from 1880 until 1924 the New Hotel Weirs. Like long ago-the train station and cruise pier are very close nearby. Guests can enjoy swimming in the king-size pool-or at the public beach just a short walk down the boardwalk. Day or night-shopping-dining and amusements are steps away. From July 3rd through Labor Day-there s also free entertainment on the boardwalk fireworks-concerts-and square dancing. In early June-Weirs Beach is home to the world famous Laconia Motorcycle Week rally-3rd largest in the USA with 350-000 in attendance. Other events of significant interest to visitors include Nextel Cup races in July and September at the nearby New Hampshire International Speedway-and early Augusts Soul Fest at the nearby Gunstock recreation area. All units have a magnificent scenic view of Lake Winnipesaukee-and include CCTV-W/W carpeting-AC-heat-and access to an icemaker. The comfortable cottages all have cathedral ceilings-ceiling fans-and a shower. Large cottages have kitchenettes and either a Shared Balcony or a Screened-in Porch-while small cottages have refrigerators and an Open Porch. The modern motel units all have maid service and a full bath. Upper Balcony units may rent an optional full kitchen-while Lower Balcony units come with a refrigerator. Guests needing more space may rent a Large Two Room Cottage-which has one bedroom with one queen or king bed-and a living room with one or two double beds. Or-they may rent two adjacent Motel Upper Balcony units-which can be connected through the full kitchen-which is in-between the two units. Family operated since 1957-with friendly service and reasonable rates-the Half Moon Motel Cottages is the ideal location to stay in Weirs Beach. Property closed from 20OCT to 01MAY.

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Half Moon Motel & Cottages Rooms

Small Cottage
Samall Cottage-Open Porch-Queen Bed-TV-Frig AC -Heat-Cathedral Ceiling-Ceiling Fan-Shower. Max occ 2
Motel Lower Balcony
Motel Lower Balcony-2 Double Beds-TV-Frig-Heat -AC- -Full Bath-Maid Service. Max occ 4
Motel Upper Balcony
Motel Upper Balcony-Queen Bed-PullOut Sofa-TV- AC-Heat-Full Bath-Maid Service. Max occ 4
Large Two Room Cottage w Shared
Lrg 2 Rm Cottage Shared Balcony-1Q-1Dbl-1Sofa Kitchenette-AC-Heat-TV-Cath Ceiling-Fan-Shower. Max occ 6
Large One Room Cottage w Screene
Lrg 1 Rm Cottage Screened Porch- 2 Dbls-1Sngl Kitchenette-AC-Heat-TV-Cath Ceiling-Fan-Shower. Max occ 5
Large Two Room Cottage w Screene
Lrg 2 Rm Cottage Screened Porch-Left side of duplex-1Q-1Dbl-1Sofa Kitchenette-AC-Heat-TV-Cath Ceiling-Fan-Shower. Max occ 6
Large Two Room Cottage w Shared
Lrg 2 Rm Cottage w Shared Balcony-1King-1Sofa Kitchenette-AC-Heat-TV-Cath Ceiling-Fan-Shower. Max occ 4
Large One Room Cottage w Screene
Large 1 Rm Cottage w Screened-in Porch-2 Dbls Kitchenette-AC-Heat-TV-Cath Ceiling-Fan-Shower. Max occ 4
Large Two Room Cottage w 4 Beds
Lrg 2 Rm Cottage Screened Porch-3 Dbls-1 Sofa-Kitchenette-AC-Heat-TV-Cath Ceiling-Fan-Shower

Amenities

Dining
Restaurant
Room
Telephone

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
10:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Overall score

3.1 / 5
5.01.0
20 out of 20
Amenities:
2.8
Cleanliness:
3.2
Hotel staff:
3.8
Comfort:
3.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.3

65% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nick Magliozzi
Family
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Aug 29, 2014

Great clean place to stay

It was exactly what my brother and I needed. We went to a concert and just needed a place to sleep and shower. This place met both of those needs and it had a nice in ground pool for swimming. If staying in the area again would definitely consider staying here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TashaL
Couples
Auburn, NH
Jun 28, 2014

Great location

Great location, friendly staff, great price. I would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Sailor and Heidi
Couples
Lakewood, CO
Oct 12, 2013

Half Moon?

Half moon? That's all it gets. Very small room, no place for luggage, laptop or even sit down. Not clean, with debris on the floor and spider webs on the wall. Better stay away from it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
KitKat3385
Couples
Manchester, NH
Aug 26, 2013

Cruise Across the Way

We stayed at this hotel to go on the cruise and not have to drive home that night. The walk was nice and short. The room was big. The beds were fairly small and not very comfortable. The room was ordinary, tv was small, micro, and small fridge was a plus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Couples

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Lake Winni Cruise

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
pmk75
Couples
va beach
Aug 23, 2013

Half Moon Cottage

Hotel was exactly what I was looking for. Right in the heart of Weirs Beach in Laconia NH. There is a bunch to do right around the hotel and a great jumping off point for various attractions in the area. Stayed in one of the 1 bdr cottages. Good for a getaway and kid friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Bifidus
Friends
NW CT
Aug 25, 2011

Nothing special

Half Moon Motel, located on a hill a few steps from the water, is about as average as it gets. The room works for sleeping and unwinding, and that's about it. The beds are comfortable and clean, although who knows what's lurking under the surface. The bathroom is clean, but the sink is out in the room. The closet in the corner had some kind of leak, so the management put a dehumidifier in the room. While that might seem odd, it keeps the whole room drier than the outside air. Speaking of air, the AC in the room was great. Didn't smell musty and the air was cold. The window shades were good, although the slats on the door were broken, which let in a lot of light early in the morning. Overall, it's just an average motel with what you'd expect for a budget place. Nothing special, but far from awful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
vali
Friends
n j
Aug 17, 2011

In the middle of the party

If you are looking to stay in the midst of the activity, this is the place: live music, fireworks, a half block to the beach with its boardwalk. If you are looking for a quiet New Hampshire get away, this is not the place!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Friends

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Family
East Longmeadow MA
Jul 1, 2011

Great value

Very nice inside cottage, lots to do within walking distance on Weirs Beach, could not have been happier.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Entertainment tip: Short drive from hotel

Weirs Beach Drive In Theater

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Couples
Lincoln, RI
Oct 4, 2010

Cute but very out dated

Location was good but very noisy. The cottage was fairly clean but very out dated. Hard to access the cottage because of a hill with no stairs. Not all cottages are easily assessable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Couples

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

During the summer season but not off season.

Review of Half Moon Motel & Cottages

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Family
Marshall, VA
Sep 26, 2010

Facility needs attention

Room was not as advertised-the pull out sofa was a futon and very uncomfortable to sit on as a sofa. The bathroom had no ventilation and the only window was not properly attached. The entire sash was removed to provide ventilation in the very TINY bathroom. The power to the unit was VERY limited, signs indicated that the coffemaker and microwave were not to be used at the same time. The counter with the sink was sagging.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Family

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