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South Shire Inn

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124 Elm Street, Bennington, VT 05201
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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I've stayed at the South Shire numerous times over the last 10 years or so. I can always count on an immaculatley clean room, as well as the Inn itself, a great breakfast, and cordial and king service from the innkeepers Joyce and George. This is a comfortable, restful Inn, well maintained and most importantly consistent in their delivery of... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We had reserved a room at the South Shire Inn several months ahead. Several days before we left home, Joyce the owner, called and said she had a problem that needed to be taken care of on the days we were staying and would we be OK with not getting breakfast. Instead of breakfast, she upgraded us to a much... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We've stayed in B&B for thirty-five years and there's some things you expect, know are standard, and wonder about. Our room, and those we looked into, were tastefully decorated. Some come with TV's and other amenities while others do not - this can be found in many B&Bs - if this is a must for you, get one of the... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My husband and I chose a package deal here, with dinner at Bennington Station and a show at Oldecastle Theater. The restaurant and the theater are within walking distance from South Shire Inn, so it made for a very nice summer evening. The house itself is meticulously maintained and I know it's not easy to keep up a large and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem on a road trip and thoroughly enjoyed being there. Our queen room had a jetted tub and was completely private with its own sitting room. Warm welcome and delicious breakfast, close to great restaurants and shops. Plus, Sylvester, the friendly outdoor cat, who strolled with us on the grounds,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

South Shire Inn is a lovely old building that has been revamped into a Bed and Breakfast. We had the Peach Room. Very nice room but be aware that the morning sunrise is very bright even with the shades pulled. The bed is a double so it is better for a cuddly couple or two trim people. The South Shire... More 

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Friendship, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were directed to the South Shire Inn when our usual accommodations became unavailable unexpectedly. The main house is lovingly appointed and very comfortable for sitting and talking, having tea or wine. Our rooms were in the recently renovated carriage house. The rooms were furnished nicely with comfortable furniture. My husband and I had a very restful night's sleep. And,... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We'd been looking for a campsite in the Green Mountains. Fortunately for us they were all still closed for the winter season. We learned of two B&B's in Bennington from a very helpful Shell station owner. The Shire was in walking distance to downtown yet distant enough to be quiet. We'd arrived unannounced and the proprietor was away at the... More 

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Blanco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I just returned home from a vacation to the northeast that included a three-night stay at the South Shire Inn in Bennington, Vermont. I could not have been happier with the experience. The Inn consists of a main house and a carriage house that has been very nicely converted into rooms. Our room in the carriage house was spacious and... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here just recently and it was a very relaxing 2 1/2 days. We stayed in the Gold room, comfy bed, bathrobes, and a nice fireplace. Joyce, the owner, got us tea or hot chocolate every afternoon, breakfast was pancakes and fruit, any juice you would want, and eggs the next day. Very filling If you... More 

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