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Governor's Rock Motel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   4325 Historic Rte 7A, Shaftsbury, VT 05262
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Shaftsbury
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Indiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 2 nights here. The owner was so accommodating and genuinely wanted our stay to be a pleasant one. The rooms were small, but had about every convenience you could think of: microwave, refrigerator, luggage rack, etc. Some of the morning pastries were even homemade. The price was reasonable and provided a good home base from... More

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Staten Island, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my wife while on a 3 day motorcycle trip through the Green Mountains. Stayed here based on tripadvisor reviews and glad I did. First, Sophia, the owner is very personable and accommodating, a real down to earth good person. And the homemade cake she made each morning was excellent. The rooms are all on the ground level,... More

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Branford, Connecticut
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time at this motel. The rooms weren't too big, but they were very reasonably priced and clean. The location between Manchester and Bennington was a convenient place for us to stay on our trip. The owners were very nice and full of suggestions for local dining and activities. The view of the mountains was lovely. We... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This little place is a true "mom & pop" endeavor, run with a very personal touch. It's on a beautiful property, with it's namesake "rock" prominently featured out on the front lawn. It doesn't have a lot of the fancy amenities of a large chain, but it is well-maintained and you're made to feel very welcome when you come for... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Governor's Rock Motel for five nights. We feel really lucky to have chosen this place for our visit to Vermont. The owner offered us a better price than the one quoted on booking websites so my recommendation is to call the motel for your booking. Our room was not too big but clean, comfortable,... More

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Brooklyn, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This place is a little gem amongst so many hotels and motels in the southern Vt area. The price was very good, they let us bring our pets for a nominal fee, and the room was so cozy, clean, and comfortable! I loved the bed and bedding, the decor was tasteful and welcoming, and the shower while small, had some... More

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Alexandria, VA 22304
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and daughter arrived in Bennington, VT well after dark and were unable to find accommodations in the city. We headed north on Route 7A and came upon Governor's Rock Motel. The owner's husband explained that his wife handles all the reservations but was not available until morning. He was not totally familiar with all the checking in procedures,... More

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Hampstead, New Hampshire
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Just a nice place to stay. Nothing too fancy, but its clear that the caretakers do care lovingly for this motel. Great landscaping with flowers and shrubs, nice view of the Vermont countryside right outside the door (and chairs to relax in, if so inclined.) Beds are brand new and quite comfortable.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here with my wife and daughter for two nights in May. The room was clean, quiet and just what we needed. The owners were friendly and very helpful during our stay. A nice break from the chain experience. The best part - A wonderful view of the Vermont countryside right outside our door. We will stay here again the... More

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

My family and I stayed here for one night but we could have easily stayed for more. The owner was very welcoming and showed us to our room. The room was beautiful, clean, and cozy. It truly felt like a home away from home. The view was peaceful with chairs you could sit upon to enjoy the sunrise. I would... More

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Address: 4325 Historic Rte 7A, Shaftsbury, VT 05262
Location: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Shaftsbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Governor's Rock Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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