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“Older Hampton Inn but still good value” 4 of 5 stars
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Hampton Inn Burlington
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   42 Lower Mountain View Drive, Colchester, VT 05446   |  
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Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Older Hampton Inn but still good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

While one of the older Hampton Inns, it was clean, spacious, quiet and had a good king bed. Easy to get to downtown Burlington. Large clean and well -kept breakfast area and staff were on hand to make sure breakfast served without glitches. Good value for a road-trip stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Thank you for the positive review of your stay with us. The property is older, built in 1990, and is not your typical Hampton Inn. While many people think it may have been a different brand at one time, the hotel was always a Hampton from the beginning. I appreciate your comments about your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The area is very picturesque. The immediate surrounding area of the hotel did not have very much in the way of restaurants or shopping, but it was a short drive to Burlington and other nearby towns. Lobby impression was good. Nice front desk area, polite, courteous staff and nice, clean, open breakfast/common area. Hallways are in need of new carpeting and wallcoverings. Our room had a musty smell and humid feel to it. The flooring and wallcoverings in the room and bath need updating. The bed was ok, the pillows need replacing.The bath cleanliness could have been a little better but could be due to the age of the fixtures. We did not use the pool or workout facility but it looked ok. The breakfast was selection was ok.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
I appreciate the feedback with regards to your stay. We are an older Hampton Inn and have been making many improvements over the past few years. The Lobby was completely renovated this past spring and last year we replaced all of the furniture in the rooms, upgraded the TV's and added Microwaves and refrigerators to all of the rooms. While we realize there is more to do, I appreciate that you felt the staff were accommodating and the facility was clean. I hope you will continue to stay with us to witness other upgrades we have planned for the upcoming months. Thank you for choosing Hampton!
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Ontario
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37 hotel reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Spent one night travelling through to Canada. Good location, just off the interstate at exit 16. Location has several restaurants nearby, as well as McDonalds, Subway and Burger King ( a two minute drive, as they are on the other side of the freeway). Italian restaurant called Juniors is very good. For a nice Thai restaurant with good food and good prices you should turn left out of the entrance and follow the road straight down for two miles. Just at the bottom the hill on the round-about you will see " Tiny Thai Restaurant" at 24 Main street in Winooski.
Hotel is the usual fare for a Hampton Inn albeit a little tired. Overall, it was clean, comfortable, and quiet with very amicable staffing. We would certainly stay there again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Thank you so much for your comments and I am very glad you enjoyed your stay. Our staff are the key to our success and I have shared your comments with them. We look forward to your next visit!
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Holden, Missouri
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I spent a couple of nights here during a business conference. First the positive, the staff was great, always eager to help and accomodate, the breakfast was good with a number of choices, the shuttle was a positive for trips to and from the airport. Even though I didn't have time to use the pool or the excercise equipment, it looked well maintained and inviting. The downside, my room was great, but had a slight mold smell to it although I didn't see any mold. This could be a serious problem for those with severe allergies. The carpet at the room entrance was showing wear and really needed to be repaired or replaced. Other areas of the property also exhibited signs of age and will soon need to be updated. Overall it is a nice place and would deserve a very good rating instead of an average rating if more attention was paid to details. I would stay again, but may want to change room location.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Thank you for all of the positive comments with regards to your stay. While we realize there are other upgrades to be done at the property, the owners invested quite a bit in the hotel just this year alone. The lobby went through a complete renovation and we expanded and upgraded our fitness area as well. In the months ahead we plan to do more upgrades with regards to the rooms and we hope you will continue to stay with us to see the changes. Thank you for choosing Hampton!
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Georgetown, Colorado
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148 reviews 148 reviews
60 hotel reviews
Reviews in 80 cities Reviews in 80 cities
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

After so many years you would think that the owners of this once nice facility would finally spend some money and refurbish the hotel. The hotel is not in a bad location (if you discount the heavy traffic trying to get out of the tiny parking lot and the lack of any eating facilities close by) and compared to the much higher prices at the other Burlington Hilton properties I continue to give this HI another try just hoping the place will get a face lift.

The breakfast selections are below average at best. The staff is usually helpful and the location is close to Burlington just in case the other facilities are much too expensive or full.

Room Tip: Stay away from the check-in level floor. The 4th or 5th level usually provide adequate levels of qu...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
I appreciate your feedback and thank you for your continued patronage. There are several areas our owners plan to address in the next few months. Hopefully you noticed the major renovation that took place in our lobby and the expansion of our fitness area. While we see areas we wopuld like to concentrate on, the brand often mandates what we must do. The ownership has reinvested millions of dollars in the hotel over the last few years and will continue to do so. I hope you will keep coming back so you can witness the improvements!
Thank you for choosing Hampton!
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Killington, Vermont, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

The rooms are in need of upgrades. The comforter was a lumpy, heavy, hot down covered with a duvet. We took the comforter out of the duvet and voila, we comfortable. Loved the pillows. Did not like the fact that the bathroom fan did not take the steam nor the smells away. The toilet seat slid when used - ouch! The pool looked good, we did not have time to use it. However, the breakfast was worth the trip. There was the usual waffle station, juice, cold cereal, fruit and coffee, but also eggs and meat. The apples were the best I've ever eaten. The hot oatmeal with a variety of toppings was very good, as well. Just loved the vastness of options. Then, too, the inn offers milk and cookies at 8:30 pm. Just what I needed after a day of sitting in a windowless classroom. A little pricey, but it is a college town. VERY easy to get to as it is right off the interstate ramp.

Room Tip: 4th or 5th floor on the south side are the quietest.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, September 18, 2012
Thank you for the honest and detailed review of the hotel and your stay. While the guestrooms do need a facelift, we have been making several upgrades over the past few years. This past spring we fully renovated the lobby and fitness room areas as required by the Hampton brand. Last year we replaced all of the furniture in the rooms and added refrigerators and microwaves to every room in all of the guestrooms. I look forward to added changes next year as the owners continue to re-invest in the property. I appreciate the comments about breakfast and am very glad you were pleased overall with your stay. I hope you will visit us again soon.
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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

There are not many upscale hotels in the area, so picked this one. The room was fine except for the beds - two double with bumpy mattresses that kept sliding off their frame. .I thought that most Hamptons had Queen size beds today! The breakfast was acceptables...waffles were not the nice crispy type that Homewood Suites offer. This hotel is well located to visit Rock of Ages and Ben & Jerry's and almost next door to Costco.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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BTVMVGM, General Manager at Hampton Inn Burlington, responded to this review, September 18, 2012
Thank you for the review of your stay at our hotel. I am sorry you had an issue with the bed in your room. While we expect to upgrade to Queen beds soon, the full sized bed in your room should have been in acceptable condition. From your description it certainly was not. I have discussed the situation with our engineering department and they will be on the lookout for mattresses in the same condition as you have mentioned. I appreciate the feedback and hope you let the front desk know before you left so we could address it immediately. We appreciate your business and hope you will return the next time you are in the area.
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Address: 42 Lower Mountain View Drive, Colchester, VT 05446
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Location: United States > Vermont > Colchester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Colchester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Burlington 2.5*
Number of rooms: 187
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hampton Inn Burlington is conveniently located at Exit 16 off of Interstate 89 in Colchester, VT. The hotel features the complimentary "On the House" Hot breakfast buffet each morning with a brand new make your own waffle station. This great property also has free parking, complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet Access and cookies and milk each night. ... more   less 
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