Free Thank You Letter Samples for Personal Notewriting

Sending a thank you note to a friend, family member or business associate from time to time is necessary.

However, most of us don't relish the thought of sitting down to write one.

For instance, you’ve just come back from a wonderful weekend holiday with friends.

The food was great, and you can’t remember when you felt so relaxed and well-entertained.

As you settle back in at home, why not jot down a few words to let your friends know how much you appreciate their hospitality?

You can use the thank you note samples below, to gain a few helpful ideas.

Free Thank You Letter Samples

Social Events or Hospitality

Dear Eric and Jessica:

The Rhapsody in Blue concert was splendid! I truly enjoyed myself. Gershwin has always been one of my favorite composers. And Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 was icing on the cake.

Thanks so much for the lovely evening. Let's do it again soon. Next time, my treat.

With warmest regards,


Dear Jill:

Last weekend at your Hilton Head beach house was terrific! The smell of that delicious beach front BBQ we had Friday night is still haunting me. And that white chocolate cheesecake was absolutely fabulous! You must share the recipe with me.

Please know that Kevin and I deeply appreciate your hospitality. Both you and Richard made us feel completely welcome in every way.

Yours truly,

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Thanks for Being There...

Dear Tina:

I loved having you show up at my door with four suspense novels while I was on strict bedrest last month.

As you know, I adore ‘whodunnits’, and Mary Higgins Clark is definitely the queen of suspense!

I enjoyed reading every one of them. They made my days of convalescing much more tolerable.

Thank you for thinking of me. You’re a such a good friend.

Sincerely yours,


Dear Diane:

I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for your innate ability to make me feel so special. Time and again I’ve turned to you when I needed to bend an ear, and you've always been there to listen and offer good advice.

I feel truly blessed to have you as a sister and a friend. Thanks for being there for me.

Love always,


For more thank you note examples, please see our main Free Sample Thank You Notes and our Personal Thank You Letter pages.

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