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The Shire Woodstock

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46 Pleasant St., Woodstock, VT 05091 (Formerly Shire Riverview Lodging)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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117 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do NOT do motels, but The Shire is divided into sections one of which is in a nice older building. Actually, even the part that is "motel-like" is extremely nice and what I would define as "motel de-luxe". I had a luxury room with king bed and river view housed in a separate building that was very nice indeed.... More 

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & i have been coming to woodstock for several years .We had tried several B&B and one year we tried the Shire and fell in love with the cottages. This last visit we stayed in back of the cottages and had a wonderful room overlooking the river. We have stayed in the hotel a while ago and was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here over the fourth of July weekend. Our room was on the first floor and had a nice view of the river. We easily walked to town (maybe 5-10 minutes?) and it was a pleasant walk. We loved the complimentary coffee overlooking the river on the second floor balcony! The only complaint I have is... More 

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Adam L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate the feedback and will certainly follow up on the chair cleaning. Thank you again and we hope to see you back again to enjoy the chairs and the riverfront! More 

Scotia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The moment we stepped in the door and met the friendly desk manager, Ken, we knew The Shire was going to be a special place to vacation. The room was clean and tastefully decorated and overlooked the river. The staff was friendly and the manager, Adam, seemed to have interest in each guest to offer a friendly chat and to... More 

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Adam L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

It excites us to hear that you had a wonderful experience and we will certainly share your feedback with our staff! Thank you. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We researched the various B & Bs in Woodstock Vermont and while this is not B & B it is attractive, very well kept and reasonable priced. We liked the four block walk down the Main Street and had a good Vermont breakfast. When you take the dail price plus the short walk breakfast it was less mone, and more... More 

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Adam L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

We are so happy you came across us in your search for lodging in Woodstock. We hope to see you again! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed here with family while attending a wedding in Woodstock. We had a room on the second floor that was HUGE! On the website, the rooms looked small, but there was way more than enough room for 4 of us to be comfortable. It was super clean, and the view of the river, with windows that opened, was delightful.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We loved this little hotel! Our room was on the first floor, so our balcony opened to the back, facing the bubbling river. From it, we could see -- and hear --- only lawn, water and trees. We felt like we were out in the country, in spite of being only a short walk from the center of town. Beds... More 

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Athol, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place easily met my criteria of "The Four C's"......it was very CLEAN, COMFORTABLE, CONVENIENT, and COURTEOUS. We booked this place simply for a one-night getaway that was within walking distance to the town's shops, restaurants, and other main street attractions....most were only a 5-10 minute walk. "Becky" at the front desk was very courteous and helpful in getting us... More 

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Adam L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We at The Shire take feedback seriously and ensure that we will correct these concerns. Thank you again and we hope to see you back soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I stayed here while attending a wedding in Woodstock. The hotel is reasonably priced, clean, and walking distance to the center of Woodstock. The river view is a nice perk and they have a sizable lawn in the back where you can relax or picnic. Cons: The bed wasn't very comfortable, and they do not offer breakfast.

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Adam L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some feedback. We are addressing the mattress and will have it resolved. We hope to see you again! More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stayed here on our way through Vermont and New Hampshire. It was a great little hotel. We stayed in the yellow building, in a corner room. The room was clean and well maintained. My wife loved the shower soaps! Seriously, who gets excited about bathroom soaps? Anyway, we also had a shared veranda and a couple of rocking chairs,... More 

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