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The Whitcomb House Bed & Breakfast

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199 Jericho Rd, Essex, VT 05452
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The Whitcomb House Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 2 Essex B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

A truly outstanding 5 night stay in this B&B. Warm and cozy room with all the amenities. The owner, Marie, is a friendly, hospitable and gracious host. She made her home feel like our home. Her culiary expertise offered us the most scrumptious breakfasts with all home baked breads and every evening she left us a homemade pie by to... More

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Branford
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

we stayed for 3 days. the room was not cleaned, nor towels changed, nor garbage taking out during our stay.There not a lock with a key to our door,just a simple lock from the inside, Promised a buffet for breakfast, there was none, just poor breakfast. No wi-fi.

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barrett1, Owner at The Whitcomb House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Am so sorry that you had such a poor stay - I followed your instructions that you didn't want anyone in your room while you were with us and made you exactly what you asked for each morning for breakfast using the best of Vermont products and did my best to make your stay here a wonderful experience but you... More

Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Recently stayed at the Whitcomb Inn. It is an old house situated right off a main thoroughfare. So, if you think because you are in the country you will have a quiet night sleep, forget about it! The Inn is so very close to the road that the noise just reverberates in the room. The rooms are nicely decorated with... More

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Bristol
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

Staying at the Whitcomb Inn is just wonderful. The house is beautiful and Marie's small touches make all the difference. She is so exceptionally welcoming and spoiling, it was the best stay of our entire trip. With freshly baked pie on our return every evening and fantastic breakfasts we were spoilt rotten and couldn't bare to leave as our trip... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

The Whitcomb House is a delightful bed and breakfast in the country but with quick access to all that is offered in the Burlington area. From the big red barn across the road to the chocolates on the night table you are in for a grand experience. AND that is before you think about Marie's evening slice of pie and... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

We spent almost a week at The Whitcomb House B&B. What a fantastic stay!!! The place is so welcoming as are the Innkeepers, Marie and Dave. We felt soooooo at home. The rooms are beautifully decorated. We couldn't wait for breakfast every morning. Marie is a super cook, always using the freshest fruits and vegetables. Her just picked corn pancakes... More

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New Haven, CT
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2011

We weren't even out of the truck and we were greeted so warmly. Our queen room was beautifully appointed and had all the charms of a Vermont B&B. Our private bath was completely modernized. We were in town for a wedding and had a few hours to rest. Marie gave us some drinks and showed us the pool. The pool... More

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USA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

I had to be in VT on business and decided to stay at the Whitcomb House based on other reviews. I am happy with my decision! Marie was fantastic. She is a bundle of joy with a terrific warm personality. How could you not love spending time with her and the cutest dog ever Whitty! I missed meeting Dave. The... More

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Marie and Dave were so accommodating, as though we were family. We were researching our family who were originally lived in this area and they were genuinely helpful in our search. Marie makes the areas best pie! This experience was just what my family needed!

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Kane
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

What a great place to stay. Nice clean, quiet and private weekend with all the comforts of home and then some. Marie is a wonderful baker and a perfect host. Unfortunately too early in the year to enjoy the pool, but plenty of things to do and places to see. An added advantage is dog boarding right up the road,... More

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Additional Information about The Whitcomb House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 199 Jericho Rd, Essex, VT 05452
Location: United States > Vermont > Essex
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Whitcomb House Bed And Breakfast
The Whitcomb House Hotel Essex
The Whitcomb House Bed & Breakfast Essex, Vermont

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