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Ruthcliffe Lodge

1002 Quarry Road, Isle La Motte, VT 05463
Ruthcliffe Lodge

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We purposely traveled over an hour off our route to our final vacation destination to stay here. All we were looking for was a place to sleep and a good meal. The food was excellent; Kathy and Mark were delightful; and the quiet and lovely scenery we've come to expect from staying at locales in the Champlain Islands didn't disappoint.... More 

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Salem, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

As part of our bike around Vermont we booked 2 nights at the Ruthcliff House.. Location was spectacular ..loved the views of mountain Mansfield and Camels hump.. The sounds of birds singing, cool breeze off lake Champlain , a comfortable bed.. Delicious breakfast .. A perfect place for us to refuel Relax and embrace a little piece of paradise. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and enjoyed it! The rooms were clean and decorated country style. The views from the rooms are spectacular. The lake was a Refreshing chillbut we managed to go in but we're in Vermont, not South Florida. The food is delicious, the best that we had in Champlain. Mark is a talented chef!! Kathy makes... More 

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Morton Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Incredible view across the Lake right from your front door. Just steps away from the best (only)restaurant on the island, the food was great whether it was a simple breakfast or a late dinner. The owners, Mark and Kathy, are so pleasant and accommodating. The grounds are well kept and the rooms, while small, are cozy and comfortable. We had... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We loved our stay here... our room was simple but immaculate with stencil borders on the walls and other unique touches... very comfortable beds and bedding. The views are fabulous and the experience restful and relaxing. We rented bikes and toured the small island area. This is a place to come and get away from it all. We thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

The location of this lodge is beautiful - right on the edge of the lake. You walk right out of your room onto the small lawn which is in front of the rocks and the water. Keep in mind there is no beach area, so you can not swim right there. There is a dock near the restaurant that you... More 

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Montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We stayed at Ruthcliff Lodge from September 1 to 3. The lodge is perfectly located on Lake Champlain. All rooms are lake front. The nights were quiet and peaceful. "Zen" is the first word that came to our mind. Mark and Kathy, the owners, are really kind and helpful, making us feel at home. Diners was top quality, like a... More 

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Keene, NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We were in Isle La Motte to visit St. Anne's shrine and stayed at the lodge for 2 nights. If I could, I would give this lodge 2.5 stars, as we felt the accomadations were somewhere between adverage and poor. But as I can't do that I have rounded the rating up to 3. First the possitives - as others... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We stayed at Ruthcliff Lodge from Thursday, July 12 through July 16. Despite the hot weather in Vermont - we truly enjoyed our stay at Ruthcliff. My husband and I are active people and we loved being able to rent kayaks and bikes from the lodge. Since the lodge is right on the water, we could launch and paddle all... More 

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Westfield, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Quiet location (no noise at all from the campground next door) located directly on Lake Champlain. We could walk out of our room and were just a few steps away from the lake. Perfect place to sit and enjoy the view. Our room and the bathroom (and the shower) were small - but all that we needed. Breakfast was good... More 

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