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Barrows House

PO Box 740, Dorset, VT 05251
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Ranked #2 of 7 Dorset B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I made my Living Social reservation with Richard two months in advance, and specifically asked for a room on the top level (Mockingbird #4), since I am a light sleeper. I made note of this on my Living Social voucher, along with Richard's name, and I received an email confirmation. When I went to check in, I was told that... More

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barrowshouse, Manager at Barrows House, responded to this review

We are pleased that you chose Barrows House for your recent visit to Southern Vermont. Overall it appears that you enjoyed your stay in our recently renovated property and fully enjoyed dinner at our Inn and breakfast at our sister property, The Dorset Inn. Upon check in, your request for an upstairs room was accommodated by upgrading from a standard... More

Montreal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 4 days at the Barrows House. We stayed in the Mocking Bird Court and simply adored our room, the common area and the front porch. Each house is equipped with a microwave, coffee machine, and fridge located in the common area (I would simply call it the lobby). That is great when you are travelling with young children... More

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Astoria, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had looked at the Barrows House as a potential wedding venue and they had offered us a free night stay. It was a fabulous beautiful place. Upon entering the inn you're greeted with the delicious smell of apple cinnamon. The guest room itself was gorgeous, clean, and modern. We would definitely come again. And breakfast was delicious! Staff was... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Barrows House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for considering Barrows House for your wedding! We do hope your Vermont stay was truly wonderful. Those local soy candles grab people every time! We'll most certainly mention to Caitlin your nice comments. Best of luck on your wedding plans and we'll hope to welcome you back very soon! More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would not go back here again. I've stayed at the Dorset Inn on many occasions and since they are both owned by the same people, I wanted to give The Barrows a try. The rooms were renovated but we had a MAJOR ant problem in our room. Also, the dinner menu had just changed and what was advertised, was... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Barrows House, responded to this review

We are terribly sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Barrows House. Just as we did at The Dorset Inn, we have renovated our guest rooms with new beds & bedding, bathrooms and furniture. We can assure you that having comfortable beds that meet everybody's needs is the highest priority. We will check that particular room... More

Belmar, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff here were really wonderful, incredibly friendly and eager to make you feel comfortable. I was upgraded, at no extra charge to a beautiful room with a gas fireplace and sitting area at the front of the Inn after not feeling comfortable with my first room due to a noise and exhaust issue from the restaurant. The inn is... More

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Manchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Seriously, do not miss this restaurant if your visiting Manchester area. Comfortable, modern, and food is fantastic. I live here and just got back from another great meal. Everything cooked to perfection. Thanks to everyone at Barrows House.

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Long Island City, New York
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31 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We used a Living Social voucher and Caitlyn, who checked us in, could not have been nicer or more welcoming. We stayed in the wonderful Blue Jay Way Room 4, which was light and spacious and came with a small outside deck which we were able to use thanks to spectacular weather when we arrived. There are several outbuildings plus... More

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Owner at Barrows House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind and very descriptive review of Barrows House. We always strive to improve and reviews like this help us do just that. We love Blue Jay Way and think the deck addition is great when we have beautiful summer days. Breakfast at The Dorset Inn has been well received by all of our guests. It does... More

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

We enjoyed a delightful dinner and overnight at the Barrows House to celebrate our anniversary. the swordfish and scallops were both outstanding. Half price house wines on Wednesdays was an added bonus. Highly recommend this property.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We loved staying at the Barrows House for a long getaway. We have two small children (20 months and 6 months). Thankfully they put us in a room that wouldn't bother other guests! It was wonderful. My only compliant was that the bathroom could use updating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

My stay here was exactly what the dr ordered and I'm the dr! It was secluded when I needed it to be and enough of a local watering hole if I wanted to mingle, which I didn't. My room contained a jacuzzi which I absolutely want in my own home now and the food in the inside restaraunt was good... More

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Address: PO Box 740, 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 Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Barrows House offers 27 guest rooms and suites located in the Main Inn and separate cottages throughout our 6 acre property. Guests can enjoy use of our pool, tennis courts, and outdoor patio dining -- complete with a firepit! Barrows House was recently purchased and the guest rooms and grounds have all been completely updated and renovated. We have transformed the Inn into a quintessential New England Bed & Breakfast. Barrows House maintains the charm of an old Inn while providing guests with modern amenities. Our newly renovated Gastropub boasts an expansive bar, craft beers on draft, an outdoor patio for dining, and nightly specials! ... more   less 
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