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Snow Goose Inn

259 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356 (Formerly Shield Inn)
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time with his fraternity brothers and their wives in early August at the Snow Goose. Cyndee and Ron could not have been more welcoming and attentive to our needs. They made all arrangements for our group luncheons and dinners as well as recommending summer outdoor activities in this mostly winter resort area. The... More

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Hartford County CT
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93 reviews 93 reviews
23 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the weekend at the Snow Goose while participating in the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge. Our room (The King Suite) was clean and comfortable and had access to a lovely back porch. There are so many little pleasant surprises that you don't see at other inns: Wine and cheese in the afternoons, a "treasure chest" filled with extra personal... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here for a couple's weekend to complete the Green Mountain Adventure challenge. Ron and Cyndee were incredibly friendly and accommodating. The breakfast in the morning was incredible with delicious, locally sourced ingredients. We look forward to returning to the Snow Goose Inn soon.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a great time last weekend attending a college fraternity reunion. Ron and Cyndee provided the perfect location and environment for this event. Their warmth and efficiency in providing everything necessary made this a perfect stay. The food was great, and the guests found comfortable spaces for reminiscing and making new friends. Highly recommended.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went for my M.I.T. Fraternity reunion. The owners and staff were wonderful. The location ideal... Now I want to come during ski season since it's so ideally located. We loved the ambiance, the decor, the setting. The landscaping was beautiful. Just wait until you get up, go on the front porch and enjoy multiple cups of... More

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Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just completed group outing weekend at the Snow Goose Inn. Cyndee and staff did a superb job making sure everyone was comfortable and well taken care of. The inn's outdoor spaces were perfect for the early August Vermont weather. Can't wait for the return trip!

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Pawling, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cyndee and Ron Frere masterfully handled our reunion this weekend. No attendee had to think about any logistics. Meals, golf, hiking, informal receptions, etc. all well thought through and executed perfectly. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. If anyone is looking for a place to handle about 30 guests convenient to Boston and New York in Southern Vermont in... More

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Scarsdale, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what you think of for a Vermont Inn. The room (13) was large, comfortable and charming. We had a private balcony overlooking the woods. Cindee the owner was friendly and helpful. When I called to make reservations we discussed various dining options ( I knew some restaurants from my last visit, five years earlier). Cindee was very knowledgable of... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like our previous visit, my husband and I had a great stay. The food was great and the room was charming and rustic. We felt like royal guests with the outstanding service you and your team provided. Thank you

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Montreal, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
33 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We have just returned from another very relaxing and comfortable stay at the Snow Goose Inn. There is not much more to add to our last year’s review (see "A Great Find"): the rooms and the bathrooms are still large and comfortable; there are numerous comfortable public areas, outdoors and indoors; the breakfasts are magnificent; and, despite the fact that... More

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Address: 259 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356 (Formerly Shield Inn)
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Location: United States > Vermont > Dover
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High style and romance in Vermont's beautiful country setting. Nestled on 3 wooded acres at the base of Mount Snow in West Dover; Antique-appointed rooms, wood-burning fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, full country breakfast, wine and cheese. Pet friendly rooms available. Wi-fi, cable TV, private baths. ... more   less 
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