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Happy Bear Motel

1748 Killington Rd, Killington, VT 05751
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Ranked #12 of 13 Hotels in Killington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

Just visit Happy Bear Motel during Columbus Day weekend. I must say the new owner is keeping the place in real good condition as it looked freshly painted inside out. As always had a great experience with our stay. The location and the price of this hotel has always been the selling points for us.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

This no frills motel is a good place to stay on a budget. Keep in mind it is an older hotel and it does show. We needed a place to stay when we cancelled our room with Best Western and the Happy Bear Motel was great about last minute reservations. The area is quaint and comfortable with a number of... More 

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Ledyard, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2011

I`m an avid skier and spend much time at Killington. I`ve stayed at many of the hotels there. I choose the Happy Bear as my regular place. Comfortable and close to everything.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2011

The only good thing about the happy bear motel is the location. the rooms are small and outdated, the breakfast is just cereal milk fruit and juice, and the front desk guy is not very friendly. he yelled at me when I opened the fridge to get milk for the cereal, and when asked if the heat was turned off... More 

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Bangor, Maine
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

What used to be a nice kept place by the previous owners is now a hole in the wall. Now indian owned. they said continental breakfast.. I have seen a better spread at a homeless shelter. no really it was awful they could just as well say bad coffe and stale cereal. we had a room that was like a... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2011

I must say that all the "positive" remarks left on this blog for Happy Bear were either a false concoction or written by folk(s) who have NEVER experienced a quality stay away from home. I can best describe the experience as a stay in a college fraternity house, you know the old decrepit homes that are rundown with those repulsive,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

At all costs: DO NOT STAY HERE. You are greeted by an office that REEKS of moth balls, so much so that it’s hard to stay in there for more than a minute before you find yourself internally begging the attendant to just hurry up. Finally, checked in and smelling like moth repellant, we enter our assigned room. There are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2010

Very nice, clean and quite place. It has excellent view. Very friendly staff. VERY reasonably priced for being in a prime location. The location is excellent with ski slopes very near by and eating place right across the street. I went there with my wife and 7 month old son. We stayed there for 4 days and had a great... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

My Husband and I recently spent a week at the Happy Bear Motel and had a wonderful experience. It was our first time visiting Killington and it most definitely won't be our last! The town is beautiful, surrounded by mountains. Don’t mind the name Motel because this is nothing like a cheap motel. Our room was really clean and the... More 

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Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2010

Not a Happy Bear … this place is dirty and run down, the kind of place where you wipe your shoes off before leaving to keep the outside clean. Everything was gross ... the walls, floors, bedding, doors … every surface is covered in something. Before staying I checked out the reviews and found some positive and some negative, I... More 

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