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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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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Service
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  • Cleanliness
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Boston
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights in the honeymoon suite with our dog and it was fabulous. The grounds of the inn are so welcoming and tranquil. One could sit for hours just enjoying the birds, chipmunks and beauty. We love that we can go somewhere very nice with our dog. He also enjoyed the place and the loving that's hard to... More

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

We're glad the birds, chipmunks and scenery in our garden helped make your breakfast such a tranquil and relaxing experience. Thanks so much for the compliments, and for coming to visit us. We're glad you discovered how stress-free traveling with your dog can be when you stay with us at the Phineas. We hope we see you again soon, and... More

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

Lovely weekend with friends at Phineas Swann. Lynne was a great host , providing us with recommendations for dinner, things to do, etc. The grounds and gardens are idyllic, every corner of the Inn has something to look at. Sitting by an evening fire by the river was a great. Breakfast ........delicious however please let guests know if there are... More

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

Thanks for the kind compliments! We work had to give the Phineas Swann a distinctive look, and we're glad you noticed all the little things in our Main House, gardens, Carriage and River Houses to see. We hope we get to see you again! More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay! We recommanded it to everyone! The owners were very charming. We appreciated the hospitality. The room was very comfortable. Thanks for everything! We will happy to come back soon. :)

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

Thank you for the very kind review! We hope we see you again soon! More

Pointe Claire, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent a weekend at the Phineas Swan with friends and had a wonderful time. Nestle in a small Vermont village with great restaurants and lovey scenery. This is more like an Inn than a Bed and breakfast and be warned that due to Vermont liquor laws you are not allowed to bring your own liquor into the Inn.... More

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

Thank you for all the compliments about us, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay at the Phineas Swann! We're glad you agree our beer prices ($3 a bottle regardless of brand) and wine prices (ranging from $8 to $25 a bottle) are so reasonable. We hope we don't sound inhospitable not to let guests bring their own wine or... More

Outer Banks, North Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

We're glad you and the rest of the wedding party had such a fabulous weekend! Many people look at our website and don't realize we can host weddings of 20, 50, even 100 people! We're glad Stella and Lopez enjoyed their stay too! More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

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 August 7, 2014

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 August 5, 2014

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

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Additional Information about Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn

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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