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Dorset Inn

8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Ottawa
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8 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Established in 1796, The Dorset Inn purports to be the oldest continuously operated inn in the state of Vermont: It has aged exceptionally well. This was my fourth stay at the inn, which already tells you a good deal. We typically visit Columbus Day weekend, which often coincides with the peak of the Fall foliage season, when the Green Mountains... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very, very much for writing such an extensive review. We really appreciate it and also appreciate the fact that you also gave future guests such a great picture of all there is to do in our beautiful area, while enjoying all The Dorset Inn has to offer. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

San Rafael
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110 reviews 110 reviews
29 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

It's hard to imagine anyone not having a very good experience at this accomplished inn and here are some hints to ensure that your stay is great. First, if you are a light sleeper, book a room on the top floor overlooking the garden which will isolate you from noisy guests above you in a building built long before modern... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

We certainly appreciate your constructive review. We are always striving to improve our guests' experience and want them to enjoy their stay with us to the utmost. We are so happy that you enjoyed all of your dining experiences with us and we agree: Amy is a gem and our Eggs Benedict are amazing! More 

Kingston, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is our second visit to the inn. Everyone here is very friendly and food is fantastic. Breakfast is included for guests. So far we have only stayed in the Kent suite which is featured on the website. It's a great room. Very cozy in the winter with the built in fireplace. It's very easy to get to town where... 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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