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“A lovely stay with excellent hospitality” 5 of 5 stars
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1868 Crosby House
2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   175 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, VT 05301   |  
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Ranked #3 of 5 Brattleboro B&B and Inns
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“A lovely stay with excellent hospitality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We chose this delightful house to stay at because of the ratings here and we were not disappointed. We have been treated like family and housed excellently. The gardens out the back are lovely but we didn't attempt the miles of trails. Breakfast was excellent and tea and coffee making facilities much appreciated, as was the wifi. The bed was very comfortable and the shower nice and hot. The whole place is spotlessly clean. An excellent stay.

Room Tip: The upstairs suite at the back is very nice and has a balcony
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, May 6, 2014
Thank you for your kind review! Enjoy the rest of your time in New England and have a safe trip home!
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
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59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Charming hosts in a lovely home. Close to town. Bathrooms are I to date. Sitting room upstairs. Every possible convenience in a charming Victorian ambience. Wireless, gas fireplace in room. Curling fan, etc.,etc. Breakfast is elegant, tasty & not overdone.

Stayed April 2014
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
I'm so glad you had a chance to experience our beautiful woodland trails! Thank you for taking the time to send a review. We certainly appreciate it! And, don't forget to come again!
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Lyme, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is a real find! From the warm hospitality of the hosts, to the beauty of the house, to the lovely, comfortable rooms, to
the incredible homemade breakfast (fruit, French toast, homemade muffins, coffee brought to your room). We are already creating reasons to return!

Stayed April 2014, traveled with friends
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
....And we certainly hope to see you again! Thank you for your gracious review, we appreciate it!
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Stonington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We loved our stay at this beautiful, relaxing, immaculately clean and homey B&B. We only wish we could have had a larger bedroom with the same roomy bathroom because, as artists, we tend to travel with more gear and enjoy nooks for journaling. (Reviewer Tim B must not travel with much luggage!) Lynn went out of her way to accommodate any of our needs. One night we chose to bring "take out" back to the inn and were most comfortable dining in front of a gas fireplace with use of the house china! We enjoyed chatting with Lynn about the B&B experience. She is a natural as hostess with the mostest! We found Brattleboro interesting and would definitely like to explore more of the activities, such as a winter sleigh ride! We will return, especially for Lynn's delicious muffin egg delights (not egg muffins!) . . . for which she generously shared the recipe!

Room Tip: Choices are very individual. We actually opened the windows (in February), for some fresh air! Eve...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, April 18, 2014
Love the details in your review! Next time, you should try one of our spacious suites, they're perfect for travelers who like extra space and places to tuck away extra baggage! Thank you for taking your time to write about us....see you on your next visit to Brattleboro!
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Brookline, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I spent many nights in the B&B in 2013 and 2014.

Rooms are great and Lynn and Richard are the sweetest persons in the world.

And finally, Brattleboro is a very cool place to stay (countryside, foliage, mountains..)

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Thank you, Alex....we always look forward to your stays with us! Wish more corporate travelers would give us a try!
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for two nights at the end of December 2013. The room was beautifully decorated and spacious enough to accommodate all our winter luggage. Breakfast was very good, and we enjoyed meeting the other travelers at the inn. The whirlpool tub was spacious and relaxing. We loved the Brattleboro area and look forward to returning.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, February 1, 2014
So glad you enjoyed the Crosby House and Brattleboro! Don't forget that all our repeat guests get a discount with a direct reservation....we love having you come back!!
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My husband and I spent New Year's Eve in Brattleboro, arriving at the Crosby House on Dec. 30. From the moment Lynn opened the door to let us in, we felt at home. The home is wonderfully decorated reflecting the 1868 era. I felt like I had gone back in time! The rooms are so cozy and inviting. In fact, it was so cold in Brattleboro New Years Eve day, that we just hunkered down and enjoyed. Lynn's breakfasts are the best we have had at B&Bs. What a nice touch having her husband deliver coffee to us in the morning. He is quite a guy and makes an excellent cup of coffee. I know someone posted that the room was cold at night. I couldn't disagree more. The bedding is very warm and cozy. My husband gets cold easily and he was very comfortable. Now that I've experienced the Crosby House, I intend to go back in the finer weather to enjoy the gardens and hike around a bit.

Room Tip: My favorite room was the blue room. It has a wonderful jacuzzi!
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lkuralt, Owner at 1868 Crosby House, responded to this review, February 1, 2014
Thank you for those kind words! We're looking forward to your next visit to enjoy the warmer weather in our gardens, hiking trails and our unique town.
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Address: 175 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, VT 05301
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Location: United States > Vermont > Brattleboro
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Brattleboro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — 1868 Crosby House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Crosby House offers three luxury B&B rooms and 2 spacious suites for a memorable stay in Southern Vermont. Extensive gardens bordered by woodlands with 9 miles of walking/skiing/snowshoeing trails in Vt. Trust Land. Yet, we're only a half mile walk to downtown Brattleboro with it's unique shops, restaurants, galleries and Museum. ... more   less 
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