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Bears Lair Inn

4583 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
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Ranked #20 of 26 Stowe B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This place is outdated, run down and in desperate need of an Ultimate Home Makeover. While we like our Inns to have character...this one had the wrong kind for sure. When we arrived we almost did not even go inside as the outside house was in need of repair and landscaping was mostly all dead. When the inkeeper showed us... More

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Denton, TX
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

After a day of hiking and a late dinner reservation we came back to our room being occupied by someone else. Gone were our toiletries and a pleasent end to a wonderful day in Vermont. The worst part was that our host felt it was perfectly above board to operate a business in this manner. No apologies just outright rudeness.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

Booked directly by calling last minute for local sports tournament. Start with the best parts; breakfast was great hot fresh and real maple syrup with everything. Staff was very friendly and homey but a bit disorganized. Rooms were very clean and tidy with a comfy bed and its own bathroom. Check-in was a total guess at what to do although... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

I am an avid traveler, and never has any person, let alone an older man talked to me with such disrespect. Due to an unexpected and very unfortunate emergency I immediately after checking in had to leave. I understand cancelation fees and ect, so I was expecting to pay full price for a room that I just barely walked into... More

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Rocky Point, New York
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Once again the Bears Lair Inn hosted another great week in Vt. My family and grandaughters all met at the inn and had another wonderfull stay . Bill and Carolyn showed us all a Great time and we had a couple of fabulous dinners with our hosts. Mountain climbing with the whole family was also a one of a kind... More

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

This guesthouse, about 5 miles outside Stowe on the mountain road, is a lovely, warm and friendly place to stay. The decor is a little fussy for my taste, but our room was large with two big, comfortable beds and although we were the only guests that night, Bill made sure we felt welcome and cared for. The homemade breakfast... More

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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

Where does one start.....old green carpet.vinyl stick on contact paper on fake beams. No furniture that matched. A hideous messy and cluttered kitchen with piles of "stuff" everywhere. This must be true VT country charm. However our host was nice. If the driveway entry lights had bulbs or were turned on it might be able to find entrance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

Well another year has come and gone yet with all the changes around the world. one thing seems to stay the same. The Bears LairInn. Bill and Carolyn just seem to have everything under complete control with no surprises.The breakfasts at times are like your eating a 5 course meal.Homemade always and out of this world. From the waffles to... More

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Thüringen
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

We staid in the Inn during a two week New England trip. The Bears Lair Inn is average, not more. It has seen better days. For example our wallpaper in room 8 is coming off. It was clean and that is for me always number one. We choosed it as it was not overpriced. But you get what you pay... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

I arrived in Stowe for a family reunion, and the hotel I wa booked in was closed, and I was sent to The Bears Lair. The room was large and the bed very comfy. I was tired, and could not beleive my reservation was lost, or whatever, BUT Bill was so warm and friendly I instantly felt better. The breakfast... More

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Also Known As:
Bears Lair Inn Stowe, Vermont
Address: 4583 Mountain Road, Stowe, VT 05672
Location: United States > Vermont > Stowe
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Stowe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Small Inn with 8 rooms and 2 suites, suites have satellite TV, fireplaces, refirgerators and microwaves. Livingroom with gas fireplace, and separate TV room. We have 9 acres of landscaped and wooded property. Close to alpine skiing, mountain biking, alpine slide etc. Cross country skiing right from our property. ... more   less 
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