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Dorset Inn

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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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Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My fiance and I just returned from a fabulous weekend at the Dorset Inn. We purchased a package online and had read the glowing reviews. We were really excited to see what all of the buzz was about. The Dorset Inn did not dissapoint. Nestled in the mountains, Dorset is an exquisite and pristine small town. We went during a... More 

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Head of the Harbor, New York, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are big skiers always looking for nice places to stay. We hit Pay Dirt with the wonderful Dorset Inn. This is everything you hope for in a cozy Vermont Inn. Excellent food, and a perfect bar. They even let us stay in their wonderful pet friendly room with our pup Zeppelin. And, since we are skiers,... More 

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our children gave us a getaway for Christmas to the Dorset Inn. Due to the horrible parade of storms in Boston this winter we were unable to travel the 3.5 hours to the inn until March. It was worth every minute of the pretty drive!!!! The historic village of Dorset set the tone with the quaint white and green homes... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Manager at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We're so glad the weather finally let up enough for you to make it to The Dorset Inn this winter! We strive for perfection in every aspect and are delighted you had an exceptional experience. Vermont is just as, if not more, exciting in the summer... More 

Albany, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My husband and I have stayed at the Dorset Inn before and the experience is always excellent. The staff truly love their jobs and it shows in their work. The tavern is the best place to enjoy a cocktail by the fireplace. We always eat in the tavern and the food is always exquisite. We already have our next stay... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Manager at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! It was so lovely to see you, as always -- and we are so delighted you've found time to come back and visit us! More 

Manchester, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have stayed there many times before moving to the area, and loved it. The location is quiet and very close to hiking, skiing, shopping in Manchester, or whatever you like to do. They were gay-friendly and best of all, the food was AMAZING. Breakfast is included, and we ate outside in the summer. We still have dinner there about... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Manager at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for being such a supporter of The Dorset Inn! We are delighted that you enjoy everything from the ambiance to the food! We look forward to your next visit. More 

Syracuse, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Dorset Inn is an amazing experience. Love the location, close to skiing, hiking, swimming the quary, shopping, etc... . Year round fun to be had. I think it is more suitable for couples or adults travelling but if you have kids, check out their sister property, Barrows House as there are more units which can hold families. The breakfast... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Manager at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review! We are delighted you've had time to enjoy both properties -- there truly is something for everyone! Between Barrows House's unique layout with separate cottages and The Dorset Inn's more traditional setup, we truly delight in catering to all of our guest needs. More 

Glen, NH
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We spent two wonderful night ski getaway at the Dorset Inn with a Living Social coupon. Because of weather and other issues, we needed to change our arrival date a couple of times, and each time Kathy handled it with apleasant attitude and good humor. Upon arrival we were upgraded from a standard room to a suite, a pleasant surprise.... More 

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Manager at Dorset Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed yourselves -- and it sounds as if you had a truly Vermont winter ski trip! All of our staff strives for perfection and we are delighted that you found that to be the case. Always keep an eye out on the website for specials and promotions in addition to sites such as Living Social and... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We were dissatisfied with our stay last year but tried to give the Inn a 2nd chance this past Jan and decided we will not return. The primary reason is the rudeness of the woman who handles the morning check-outs. The second reason is the cleaning staff. The "do not disturb" signs available to hang on the doors are irrelevant... More 

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Syracuse, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My husband and I just returned home to Syracuse, NY from a two night stay at the Dorset Inn. Already we're talking about what we'll do when we come back. We definitely will stay at the Dorset Inn again for starters. The staff, especially Kathy, made our time there so pleasant and catered to our every need. We even received... More 

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Saratoga
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

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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