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Dorset Inn

8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in 1786 and still has the characteristics of that age, but all the modern and enjoyable comfort of home. Choice of restaurant or tavern for meals. We chose the sit back and relax atmosphere of the tavern where we enjoyed a great meal at the bar with the very enjoyable Tom, the bartender. The place was busy in mid-week... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps I am at the age when I am starting to repeat myself, or maybe I just cannot say enough about the Dorset Inn. This past weekend we returned "home" to the Dorset Inn. The moment we walked in, the tension dropped from our shoulders and the smiles filled our faces. Kathy, the ultimate Inn Keeper greeted us with her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Dorset Inn with our dogs for over 20 years. We love it all year long. There is always something interesting to do in the area, great food, comfortable attractive rooms and friendly staff. Now that we are retired we like to take advantage of the mid-week specials. Our younger son introduced us to Dorset... More 

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Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife and spent Thanksgiving and the day after at the Dorset Inn after having eaten there once previously. We thought it would be a perfect getaway for the holiday and especially for a Thanksgiving for just the two of us. It was! There were a couple of very negatives, but not sufficient to grade it down, since there were... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We arrived on a snowy Friday evening after a 3 hour drive and were immediately greeted by a very friendly host and given a brief tour of the inn. It was a very warm and inviting place with soft lighting and fireplaces burning. The room was very comfortable with a small but adequate bathroom (we were told this room was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for an overnight birthday getaway. The inn itself is absolutely beautiful, with attention to every detail from the guest rooms to the library to the dining room. Our room was immaculately clean, with the most comfortable bed, an amazing jetted tub, and a pass-through fireplace from the living room to the bedroom... giving it... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Perfect bed. I even changed our mattress pad to one like we slept on at the Dorset Inn when we got home. The breakfast was outstanding.. It was a beautiful Inn, well maintained. I still picture the fire in the fireplace in one of the sitting rooms. We had a package deal that included the dinner with many choices. Outstanding... More 

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Long Lake, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I had just been on a long, exhausting trip, when we arrived at the Dorset Inn. We were shown to our room, which turned out to be an upgrade to a suite. We were delighted! We had expected a room with a bed and a bath. We walked into a living room with a nice fireplace, a... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. We see it happen a lot: our guests arrive stressed out from a long trip or difficult drive, and within a few hours they are totally relaxed and almost seem like different people! It is everyone's goal here to make each and every guest feel as if they've come home or are... More 

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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My husband and I previously stayed at the Barrow House, which we enjoyed, and decided we would come back and stay at the Dorset Inn. Our experience was very pleasant -- from the welcome to the checkout. I especially enjoyed the library and the big living room area with a cosy fire. There are endless little towns and villages to... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The republic was very young indeed when the Dorset Inn opened its doors in 1796. In fact, my home state of Vermont had only recently had ideas of becoming a sovereign nation before it became the 14th state of the new union ... the first state admitted after the original thirteen colonies. The Dorset Inn and the rest of the... More 

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Address: 8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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Location: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Dorset
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 25
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