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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 2 weeks ago
elecuyer Hampstead, New Hampshire
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Hampstead, New Hampshire
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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New York City, New York
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104 reviews 104 reviews
54 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Nice country Vermont experience. The rooms were decorated with care and were lovely. A little small and a tiny bathroom, but clean, comfortable and not a cookie cutter chain experience. We would come back again. The owner was very nice and they had two kinds of coffee brewed in the lobby to enjoy.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

When we arrived the owner, Sophia, had a warm smile as she greeted us, and walked with us to show us our room. She said it feels a bit chilly and turned on the heat for us. We immediately felt at home with the charming room, stenciled with morning glories and with paintings of leaves and a flower on the... More

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Sudbury, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Would definitely stay here again. We stayed for 3 nights and found the bed comfortable, the bathroom perhaps a bit small but the overall room quite large enough. We had a little patio at the back with a table and chairs and a small table and chairs in the front so you could sip an coffee and enjoy the early... More

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Brooklyn, New York
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I traveled to VT to visit family the week before Christmas and arrived at the Governor's Rock late in the day when a massive snowstorm was brewing. It was frigid and blustery, so the owner had turned on the heat in my room to pre-warm it in anticipation of my arrival. The room was toasty warm and a small electronic... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We stayed here for two nights whilst visiting friends in the area. The rooms aren't huge but they are very clean and nicely furnished. The bed was extremely comfortable. The bathroom and shower were small but given that you don't really spend too much time there it didn't matter! I would definitely stay there again.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

What a comfortable bed,Nice hotel.Room was not large but big enough.The bathroom was kind of small but great hot water.there was a flat screen tv with sattelite dish.Not far from bennington or manchester.Very quaint hotel Nice that there was a good sized fridge and microwave Owner sophie very nice and friendly.Will definitely return to the rock.....

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newton ma
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights while in for Bennington College Parents Weekend. Hampton Inn was full. Saved a whopping $200 by staying at Governor's Rock. We had a king memory foam bed that was the best bed we have ever had in any motel. No traffic noise. Small, clean frig was very helpful. Bathroom was challenging -- very small. Breakfast was... 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*
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