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The Whitcomb House Bed & Breakfast

199 Jericho Rd, Essex, VT 05452
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my wife and I's first B&B. We aren't always comfortable talking to strangers but we felt right at home! The location is great, as we were able to spend a night out in both Waterbury and Burlington; it's a fairly easy drive to both. The room on the first floor was pretty big and cozy and the bathroom... More 

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Sheldon, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I had my wedding at the barn and it was beautiful, but I would advise anyone looking to book it to make a contract with the owners, we found out after the fact things that they should have been upfront about. Think about EVERYTHING you will want from them and sign a contract upfront. That being said for the price... More 

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Castleton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Stayed here for a work assignment. Marie, the owner was very gracious. She made a nice breakfast of scrambled eggs, local sausage, homefries and toast. Coffee and tea was always avaiable on Keurig. Room was clean and comfortable. Had own bathroom in hallway which was spacious. Had old fashioned clawfoot bathtub. It had been years since I had taken a... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

I only have great things to say about the Whitcomb House B&B. We had a fun-filled, personable and truly enjoyable time here. Marie is really sweet and made our visit very memorable! This is one place worth staying at during a visit to Burlington. While it's a short drive from the downtown core, it's a great scenic drive and not... More 

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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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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2 Thank opal1027
Branford
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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 

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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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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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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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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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