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The Dorset Inn

8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
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#3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Dorset
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Gracious lodging, gourmet dining, fine wines & great spirits - all trademarks of Vermont's oldest continually operating inn. Nestled on the green in a picturesque Vermont village,The Dorset Inn has offered traditional New England Hospitality for more than 200 years. 26 uniquely appointed guest rooms & three room luxury suites featuring fireplaces & whirlpool bathrooms. The Wine Spectator awarded restaurant serves dinner nightly. A long time favorite with locals, the Tavern offers microbrew & unique beers, extensive single malt scotch & Irish whiskey list & wide array of cocktails & aperitifs. From the quiet getaway to the outdoor adventure vacation...skiing at Bromley & Stratton, shopping Manchester's designer outlets, hiking & biking on local trails, golfing, kayaking & canoeing, antiquing, perusing museums...all these activities and more are located within minutes of The Dorset Inn.
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Free parking
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sandyl50 wrote a review Apr 13
Rockport, Massachusetts12 contributions13 helpful votes
Lovely old inn, in a charming Vermont village with the main street lined with beautiful, antique houses. The inn is lovely and the area is beautiful, close to Manchester, VT. We had our first indoor dining in over a year in the inn's tavern on St. Patrick's Day which was excellent. The Dorset Inn staff was very kind and helpful. Reality was how all of us have been affected by the pandemic, and beginning to move forward to recovery hopefully.
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Date of stay: March 2021
Explore640227 wrote a review Mar 2021
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We had a wonderful stay at the Dorset Inn. The room was updated, beautiful and clean. Dinner was excellent in the pub by the fireplace. Each staff member was very friendly and willing to help. Breakfast was included in the rate, but was served at the Dorset Bakery a short walk away. It was also a very charming place with great food and we very much enjoyed chatting with the ladies working there. We can't wait to go back!!
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Date of stay: March 2021
bmac22 wrote a review Mar 2021
Delmar, New York11 contributions5 helpful votes
Thank you!!!!!! After a year sequestered, our first excursion was a short trip to the Dorset Inn. Our room was newly refinished and decadent......the food even better than we remembered..... dinner by the fire.....breakfast on the porch. We felt very safe amidst COVID constraints and thoroughly enjoyed our excursion ....finally!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Jerry D wrote a review Nov 2020
New York City, New York153 contributions25 helpful votes
We were more than. impressed with the period decorated rooms, great breakfasts, and fine dining restaurant with great food. The staff always treated us like guests and had smiles for us every time we passed them anywhere, and anytime. Vermont, the surrounding towns, the people, and tourist destinations were as sweet as Maple syrup. We will return, The protocols for Covid were strictly enforced with a smile. We appreciated the secure feeling of distance between tables at breakfast and dinner had as super relaxed. Super place all around.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Room Tip: All the rooms were great. See if they can upgrade you to a suite.
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Response from Dorset Inn, Owner at The Dorset Inn
Responded Dec 4, 2020
Hi Jerry D! Thank you very much for the great review. We need people to spread the word that we will take great care during these uncertain times! Hope to have you back real soon!!! Aimee
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Janice L wrote a review Nov 2020
Glastonbury, Connecticut14 contributions16 helpful votes
We Came to the Dorset Inn for a wedding weekend. Amid Covid restrictions the Dorset Inn's safety protocols made us feel safe. Our room was immaculate as were the public areas and dinning room. The staff was friendly and caring. The breakfast was great. Will definitely return.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Dorset Inn, Owner at The Dorset Inn
Responded Dec 4, 2020
Thank you very much Janice! All the best, Aimee
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Dorset Inn
Which popular attractions are close to The Dorset Inn?
Nearby attractions include North Meadow Farm (4.5 miles), H.N. Williams General Store (0.6 miles), and Merck Forest & Farmland Center (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Dorset Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Dorset Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Dorset Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Dorset Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Dorset Inn Restaurant, Inn at West View Farm Restaurant, and Barrows House Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Dorset Inn?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Is The Dorset Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Dorset.
Are pets allowed at The Dorset Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to The Dorset Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Norcross-West Marble Quarry (1.5 miles).
Is The Dorset Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.