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Dorset Inn

8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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Ranked #2 of 7 Dorset B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
marrasan Stafford, Virginia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stafford, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the best stay at this Inn! The staff was wonderful. When I booked the room I mentioned I recently had surgery and preferred a 1st floor room. When I got there, they surprised me with the most fantastic upgrade! Lovely room, so beautifully decorated, fireplace, AC if needed, Loved every inch of this quaint Inn. Breakfast was incredible.... More

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Stephentown, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Longtime guests - recently honeymooned there- it' awesome!! Christine made our celebration well worth the trip! Rooms are exceptional! Food is awesome! Wine list is awesome! Can't wait to go back! Close to everything - Manchester, theater, skiing, etc.

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dining experience at The Dorset Inn, breakfast and dinner, was nothing short of a wonderful experience. The food was perfectly prepared and delicious. The service was excellent. All this in a charming old inn that everyone is sure to love. Be sure to try the Turkey Croquettes.

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Lake George, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dorset Inn is a charming place to stay. The bar was quaint and served great drinks and the restaurant was excellent . Rooms were comfy and the grounds beautiful. Thank you Dorset Inn for the great time had by all !

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Southbury, Connecticut
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Vermont on a spur of the moment trip to watch our daughter ride at the horse festival and did not book a hotel in advance because we weren't sure we could make it. We called the Dorset Inn and was immediately greeted by Lauren ( the owner) who said she had just the room for us. Within... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at multiple properties by the same owners. I have found the staff to be extremely accommodating. The Dorset Inn is very charming with beautiful gardens. The town itself is SO adorable. Across the street there is a general store that you could find your VT souvenirs and whatever you need. The bartender was so gracious and accommodating.... More

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Mahopac, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We have all but wonderful complements for the Dorset Inn! We have been enjoying our weekend getaways to Southern VT thanks to the friendly staff, delicious meals and comfortable rooms! We are treated like family during our stays at The Dorset Inn! If you are looking for a relaxing weekend we highly recommend The Dorset Inn. You will not be... More

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Chittenden, Vermont
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Our organization recently held a meeting at the Dorset Inn and everything about the property, food and service was excellent. They were very accommodating and attentive to details. Highly recommend this inn for personal or business travel.

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Dorset, Vermont
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The Dorset Inn provided the warm atmosphere for the recent Vermont Humanities Council Talk lead by Peter Gilbert. We had a wonderful discussion of some "Spring" poems by Robert Frost. The living room was wonderful, we had some delicious snacks and Cathy and Nonni were extraordinarily attentive hostesses! Thank you! -Thea Kelly President of the Board of Trustees, Dorset Village... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

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

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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): $$$
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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