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Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   195 Main Street, Montgomery Center, VT 05471
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Outer Banks, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My best friend and her beloved were married at the inn last weekend! We were coming into town from all different parts of the country [we live on the Outer Banks, North Carolina] and brought our two dogs, our Pomeranian Stella and German Shepherd Lopez [yep, we drove!]. It was a fabulous wedding experience, quite possibly the nicest wedding I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a recently visit to the Jay Peak region, me and my wife stayed at the Phineas Swann B&B Inn. What a nice surprise! Darren and Lynne were awesome hosts, ensuring that our stay there was as pleasant as possible. As an extra note, the food is really, really something. With the help of Darren and Lynne themselves, the Phineas... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the major compliment about our cooking. Yes, we do have a great team, all skilled at preparing gourmet breakfasts. We're especially pleased you noticed our efforts at providing a green minimal-footprint B&B. We're proud of our TripAdvisor Silver ranking and are working to earn the next step up, a Gold ranking. We're always appreciative when our guests do... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dog friendly Phineas Swann was a wonderful quiet respite for ourselves and our two goldendoodles. We chose the Trout River unit which had ample space for all of us. The coffee and snack offerings were plentiful -- and breakfasts were yummy. Celebrating our anniversary with the Farm to table dinner in the gazebo on Friday night was also very... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome feedback and compliments! The River House Suites (Trout River Suite and Black Bear Suite) are very popular in the summer, with their decks overlooking the river providing hours of relaxation. The river is only about 18 inches deep, so it's perfect for people and their pets to wade in and cool off. We're also glad... More

Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I chose the Phineas Swann for their dog friendly accommodations and we could not have picked a better place to stay! The rooms are so clean, you would never know that pets have been guests there as well. Last year, we stayed in the River House and enjoyed evenings by the fire pit with our dogs. This... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Heather, thanks so much for your kind feedback. We're glad you got to enjoy not only the river, but discovered our lovely gardens as well. Lynne works very hard on the gardens to make them beautiful (I, on the other hand, would kill silk plants!). We've had countless guests this summer do as you've done, and simply settle into our... More

Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm, friendly and inviting, this B&B is a true gem The friendliness of Darren and Lynne, and their two lovely dogs, made our visit all we could wish for. Our suite was very comfortable and the breakfasts were awesome! A real success story!

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

We always appreciate the nice compliments we get from our guests, but rest assured Marshall & Magnolia the beagles LOVE when they get compliments on TripAdvisor! Rest assured they'll get an extra cookie tonight for showing you such great hospitality during your stay! More

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened upon this hidden gem on an impromptu motorcycle tour through the mountains of Vermont. Darren and Lynne both greeted us when we arrived late in the day, and though we were staying only a single evening (sadly) they made us feel as though we were the most important guests they had. The next time, we'll make our reservation... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting with us. More and more motorcyclists are discovering the joys of winding their way through the twisties of the top of Vermont including Jay Peak and Mount Mansfield, and then spending the night with us at our B&B.. We can even house your bikes in our four-bay garage if you'd prefer to park them out of... More

Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip to Vermont took us to various lodging establishments, but our time at the Phineas Swann was the highlight of our trip. Both Darren and Lynne made us feel welcome and took time to help us out during our visit. The breakfasts were delicious and so filling that we could snack lightly during the day and then head out... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback! We're so glad you found our breakfasts so delicious and filling! We have had several guests tell us the same thing - that because our breakfasts were so yummy and filling, they were able to forgo lunch and just have an early dinner at one of Montgomery Center's great restaurants. We love your imagining what... More

South Mountain, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lynne and Darren take such great care of their guests from the greeting at the front door to your departure!! Owning this cozy B and B is a perfect match for this hard working couple with great personalities!!there are lots of comfy areas to relax inside and out..awesome breakfasts after a great sleep in those comfy beds are such a... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the compliments, Joyce! It really isn't hard work when you enjoy having great company come stay with you in your home! We love it when people tell us we have the best B&B ever. We like to think so, and work very hard to make it happen, but getting that vote of confidence means a lot. We're glad... More

Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Lynne & Darren & staff for taking such wonderful care of the three of us; two adults & one dog. What a lovely slice of Vermont. This town is a bit out of the way and very rural, but is close enough to Jay Peak, Canada and other sites to make it just perfect. We have stayed in... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for ranking us the best B&B in America! We enjoyed having you and are glad you got to enjoy our lovely gardens and gazebo during your stay! More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first B&B experience, and it exceeded my expectations! Lynne & Darren really go above and beyond to make us feel at home. It is only 1 hour from the Ben & Jerry's Factory tour, nestled in a cozy town in Northern Vermont. It is also only a short 1.5 hour drive to cross the border and visit... More

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the compliments! We have so many prospective guests who never visit us because they think "you're too far a drive" or "there's nothing nearby to see." We're so glad you dispelled that myth. From Ben & Jerry's to Montreal to Jay Peak to great trails, lakes and attractions, everything's just a short drive from our door.... More

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Address: 195 Main Street, Montgomery Center, VT 05471
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Location: United States > Vermont > Montgomery Center
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn 3.5*
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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 Suites
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Welcome to pampered luxury at our romantic not just pet-friendly, but PET CENTRIC inn. Our all-season retreat, located only 7 miles from Jay Peak Ski and Golf Resort, offers unparalleled comfort and personal service. Rooms and suites feature four-poster beds, fine antiques, luxurious linens, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, individual climate controls with Air Conditioning (a rarity for northern Vermont), televisions with HD Cable with movie channels and DVD players in all rooms, Free local and long distance calling , and Free WiFi internet plus a guest computer in our lounge. Extensive public areas and gardens open to all guests. Unlimited all day coffee, tea, soda, hot chocolate and apple cider, snacks and treats. TV room with large screen plasma TV. Located directly on the Trout River. Outdoor Hot Tub. Dinner served with advance reservations. Hiking, Biking (home of Bike VT bicycling tours for our area), Canoeing and Guide Services in the area. Rated number one in the state on TripAdvisor overall, and rated the most pet friendly inn in New England on TripAdvisor. Incredible personalized service from on site owners who are available to help you 24 hours a day. LGBT friendly. ... more   less 
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