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Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub

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2849 Millbrook Rd., Waitsfield, VT 05673 (Formerly Inn at the Mad River Barn)
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Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub
Ranked #5 of 15 Waitsfield B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Berkshires
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently renovated, this iconic ski lodge/restaurant that has served the Mad River ski slopes for years has made all the right moves to update itself and yet maintain a clear connection to its roots - skiing and Vermont lifestyle. Summer midweek rates were great and the room had the clean spare minimalism so popular now, with just the right amount... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

It means a lot to hear that you were impressed with our "hip" updates, Barbara! We put a lot of time and effort into crafting our style, and I'm thrilled that you dug it. Hope to see you again soon -- maybe next time to enjoy the fireplace? Take care, Heather L., Owner More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying here for a friend's wedding and I'm so glad we did. Newly renovated with the most glorious details and decor that I've ever seen. Run by a super nice family, you can tell they put a ton of care and love into this inn. The also have a great pub open til 11pm and... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had an incredible stay here. We do put a lot of care and love into our inn and receiving a lovely review like this means more than you know. Even if you don't stay with us, please swing by and say "hi" next time you're in the area! Safe travels, Heather L., Owner More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Originally we were only going to stay one night as a stop over, but the new owners Andrew and Heather made us feel so welcome, and their newly refinished inn was so nice, we ended up staying for three. The restaurant had great food and there was plenty of games to keep our teenagers happy ( air hockey, shuffle board.....),... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

We're so happy that our Barn is now one of your favorite spots! Thanks so much for this amazing review. It means a lot to hear how welcomed you felt when you stayed here. Can't wait to see you again! Heather L., Owner More

Trumbull CT
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

MRB is a family-owned and operated business run by Andrew and Heather. Approximately 45-50 family and friends stayed here for my daughter's destination wedding over a 4-5 day period, so we really got a chance to know how the Inn operates and treats its guests. There are too many superlatives to mention. Everything from wonderful breakfasts cooked to order (including... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

This review inspires too many superlatives to mention. Thank you so much for letting us know how wonderful you found everything here. We look forward to you and your family's return -- I cannot express enough how much we enjoyed you. Warm wishes, Andrew L., Owner More

Princeton, Massachusetts USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent a weekend at the end with a group of friends on our way to the Vermont Cheese festival. Owners Heather and Andy were always present tending to guests and so very helpful to us providing directions and recommendations for restaurants (though we enjoyed the restaurant at the barn most). They recently bought the Inn and created a cool hip... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

I'm happy that you had a wonderful stay here. It means a lot that you felt our pub was the best, too. Thanks for all the kind words and hope to see you again soon! Take care, Heather L., Owner More

Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'm not generally a 5-star reviewer, but new owners Andrew and Heather got everything right in their renovation of this inn. The rooms are inviting, clean and beautifully decorated with a modern flair. Recycled materials have been re-purposed throughout the inn (loved the recycled pipe joints as toilet paper holders, the old doors and flooring planks refashioned as tables, and... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

It means so much to hear that you can't wait to return, Joanne. Thanks for letting us know that you found the inn beautiful and inviting. Hope to see you soon for more carnivore delights! Take care Heather L., Owner More

Scituate, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Two friends and I stayed here this past weekend when we were in town for a wedding. Having never been to Vermont, we weren't really sure what to expect, and my expectations were blown out of the water! The rooms were very comfortable, we had a suite with one queen bed and 4 twin beds. The decor was very modern,... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

I'm over the moon that your expectations we're blown out of the water, James! I just can't say enough about how great it is that you enjoyed everything from the rooms to the breakfast. Can't wait to see you again soon! All the best, Heather L., Owner More

Washington, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Couldn't find a place to review the restaurant but feel compelled to recommend the restaurant. Didn't stay at the Inn. We recently had a family reunion in the Sugarbush Valley and enjoyed a really great meal on our last evening in Vermont. Our family was seated on the rear deck in such a lovely setting. Wish we had discovered this... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

Thanks for the fabulous review, Judy. We're happy you and your family enjoying our new deck. Can't wait to see you again soon -- we loved having your here! Take care, Heather L., Owner More

Burlington, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights because I had a wedding to go to in the area. I wasn't expecting anything, but was pleasantly surprised. The room was a good size and very clean. It was obvious it had been recently renovated, and has a very modern, minimalist look. It made great use of the space and had very convenient... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

Happy you had a great stay with us. The renovations were quite a big deal, and it really means a lot to hear how much you liked the decor. Thanks for the feedback on the overhead light, too -- we're always looking for ways to perfect the rooms. Ready to make you another omelet! Heather L., Owner More

Walworth, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

What a Vermont adventure!! I brought 2 of my daughters home to Vermont to visit family and originally booked the Patience room at Lareau Farm. It was horrible at Lareau...mold growing in the paint, broken window, mosquitos in the room, ants in the beds, and an innkeeper with an attitude problem. So, after finding the Mad River Barn online at... More

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Heather L, Owner at Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub, responded to this review

I'm thrilled that we could give your Vermont adventure a good ending, Constance. It's really great to hear how much you and your daughters enjoyed everything from the rooms to breakfast. We really loved having you here and can't wait to welcome you back. Take care, Heather L., Owner More

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Address: 2849 Millbrook Rd., Waitsfield, VT 05673 (Formerly Inn at the Mad River Barn)
Location: United States > Vermont > Waitsfield
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Mad River Barn Inn, Restaurant & Pub has been a fixture in the Mad River Valley for many years. Located at the base of the Appalachian Gap in the heart of the Mad River Valley, we're just a mile and half from Mad River Glen, and about five miles from Sugarbush's Lincoln Peak.We offer 16 guest rooms, each with a private bath, and 2 bunk rooms that can be rented by the bed or reserved in their entirety for parties of four or more. In addition, we have an onsite restaurant, a pub with a floor to ceiling fieldstone fireplace, and a game room where guests can play a game of shuffleboard on the newly refurbished antique shuffleboard table, or a game of foosball. Board games, cribbage, and cards are also available.In 2013, the property underwent a significant renovation project, including enhancements to the Barn and to the Farmhouse.From shopping and dining, to outdoor recreation, the arts, and events, Mad River Barn serves as your retreat and gateway to a fantastic Vermont experience. ... more   less 
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