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Dorset Inn

8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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Ranked #3 of 7 Dorset B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emaly B Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can not rave enough about this little Inn! Service is spectacular, the rooms immaculate and the food is superb. With the addition of Barrows House just up the way you have lots of options for dining (try both - Amy at the bar at Barrows is a lovely lady). The breakfast is indulgent so you'll need to walk it... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your latest visit with us. We sincerely appreciate the loyalty of our return guests. We are so glad that you enjoyed your most recent weekend with us and look forward to your return visit. More

New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying in Manchester, Vt and by chance happened upon the Dorset Inn. We saw their sign saying that they offered a Irish music with a buffet on St Patricks Day - we stopped in - the staff was so welcoming that we chose to make a reservation - it was DELIGHTFUL - outstanding food -... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

So nice that you happened upon The Dorset Inn on one of our most fun evenings of the year! We hope you will visit us again anytime -- we try to make every evening at the Inn a special one for our guests. More

Castleton, Vermont
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snuck away for a wine pairing dinner & a night @ the Inn. We live only 30 min. away and maintain an extremely busy schedule so we had hopes for a nice night away. Our hopes were greatly exceeded and we felt totally removed from the daily grind. The meals, the staff & the accomodations couldn't have been nicer!... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

We're so happy that you could get away and have a true "Inn experience" just a short drive from home - yet a world away! Please do visit us again soon. More

Lowell, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My mom and I went to Dorset Inn to take a little time off. It could not have been more perfect. They surprised us with an upgrade to a suite. The room was beautiful, clean and quiet. The staff was very helpful. I enjoyed spending the day downstairs in the main living room, by a huge fireplace... The ladies made... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We are so happy that you and your mom enjoyed your stay with us and dinner at Barrows House. We hope you will visit us again when you want to unwind! More

Long Island New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We Have been going to the Dorset Inn to enjoy their midweek Gourmet Getaway for three years in a row. It is the perfect place to go and unwind after all the holiday hustle and bustle. The staff of the inn have always made us feel genuinely welcome. The rooms are cozy and comfortable. We were surprised with a room... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you continue to come back. That is very important to us. We hope we'll see you again soon! More

NY
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed on Feb 7 & 8. We were excited to arrive because we love Vermont. We had a deal from Living Social, 2 nights for $245 I thought it was a great deal, and it was! except that room 19 was tiny and the bed was horrible!!!. Very hard, like sleeping on a piece of wood.... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your comments. On one hand we are very happy that you enjoyed the Inn and your meals with us. On the other hand we are very sorry that you did not get the send off you wanted. Please know that our comments were not meant to be flip in anyway, it was... More

Greenwich, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Now that winter has returned to the North East we are back traveling to our favorite spot - The Dorset Inn. Two weeks ago we returned for the first time in 2014. Kathy, the Inn manager, uttered our favorite words, "welcome home." We really felt like we were home. Christine, always charming, always sweet helped us to our room. Those... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your generous review once again. We truly appreciate our repeat clientele and aim to make everyone feel as at home as we have obviously made you folks feel. We always look forward to your return! More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

If you enjoy a beautiful, cozy, historic inn with fabulous dining and service, the you don't want to miss the Dorset Inn. We have stayed in many bed and breakfasts before, but very few topped the wonderful experience my husband and I had here.

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and do hope you will visit us again when you need a break from the real world! More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I can't say enough about my experience at The Dorset Inn. From check in to check out the staff was attentive, courteous and committed to our comfort! We were given a thorough check in that explained the amazing amenities that our suite (The Dorset ) had to offer including the heated bathroom floor and towel rack which mad mornings totally... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Dorset is definitely a little jewel of a village and we love being right on the village green. All of our rooms are lovely and unique, but the deluxe suites with the spa bathrooms and living rooms with fireplaces are really special. We love our chefs and are so happy that you... More

Blackpool. Lancashire
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
78 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We had a room with a double bed and an adjoining room with a sofa bed. The bathroom had a walk inn shower and a jet tub. The room was comfortable and clean and we were given a warm welcome on arrival. Dinner was a sad disappointment, one meal was acceptable but the other was Inedible. Having left a full... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write of your experience. Your dining experiecne should have been dealt with immendiately in the resturant and for that we are sorry. We always strive for 100% guest satisfaction and we are very proud of our culinary team, but obviously we fell short in your case. Luckily, this is not a situation we... More

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Additional Information about Dorset Inn

Also Known As:
Dorset Hotel
Dorset Hotel Dorset
Address: 8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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Location: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Dorset
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Dorset
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gracious lodging, gourmet dining, fine wines & great spirits - all trademarks of Vermont's oldest continually operating inn. Nestled on the green in a picturesque Vermont village,The Dorset Inn has offered traditional New England Hospitality for more than 200 years. 25 uniquely appointed guest rooms & two room luxury suites featuring fireplaces & whirlpool bathrooms. The Wine Spectator awarded restaurant serves dinner nightly. A long time favorite with locals, the Tavern offers microbrew & unique beers, extensive single malt scotch & Irish whiskey list & wide array of cocktails & aperitifs. From the quiet getaway to the outdoor adventure vacation...skiing at Bromley & Stratton, shopping Manchester's designer outlets, hiking & biking on local trails, golfing, kayaking & canoeing, antiquing, perusing museums...all these activities and more are located within minutes of The Dorset Inn. ... more   less 
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