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The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

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39 West Road, P.O. Box 678, Manchester, VT 05254
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Reluctant Panther Inn during mid July. The entire staff was genuinely friendly, welcoming and provided excellent service! Our room was spacious and so comfortable!!! Housekeeping also kept our room very clean and well-stocked daily. The breakfasts included in our stay (ordered from the Panther Restaurant menu) were delicious. We also enjoyed oysters and... More 

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Wakefield, Mass
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived yesterday, receptionist very friendly and accommodated our request for a ocean front room. It is right on the beach with large pool area and private pool area on the 9th floor overlook. The water is warm and the sand is clean. It has a large kiddie pool (which I am avoiding:), a Flowrider surfing simulator, 4-5 nice outdoor bars... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a very pleasant and enjoyable long weekend at the Inn, our second extended visit in a nine-month period. Our visits have given us some perspective, which I share here. The Inn is very nicely situated and is very ably managed by GM Sean Burpee. Members of the front desk staff are uniformly helpful and friendly... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was very good. Small, nice service, charming property. We had a suite in a building not attached to the main house. it was very big and very comfortable. My only gripe was that the shower was useless - barely a trickle. that isn't acceptable, especially given the prices. The hotel restaurant was closed for a private function one... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so rare that you find a staff who actually cares more about your comfort and happiness than the bottom line. Due to a mechanical problem, I had a less than optimal first night at this gorgeously appointed Inn in Southern Vermont. The manager, a Mr. Burpee, and the lovely woman at the desk (Tasia) went out of their... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am in Manchester a handful times a year for business. I typically stay at the Equinox resort, but for this past trip, the Equinox and a bunch of hotels were all sold out. So we tried this hotel, and luckily they had enough rooms for our small team. I was also lucky enough to be upgraded to their deluxe... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a couple of days at the Reluctant Panther and will not be reluctant about going back. The staff is professional, helpful and knowledgeable. Morgan at the front desk gave us great suggestions. The general manager, Sean Burpee, was very helpful as well. The rooms are beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. Food is excellent and the staff is professional and... More 

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Roxbury, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from an amazing 4 nights and 5 days at the Panther for our 20th Wedding Anniversary and can't wait to go back. The staff at the inn are amazing. They are so professional as well as friendly, they cater to your every whim and really make you feel special and welcome. The restaurant is fabulous with... More 

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for a 2 night getaway. The food was definitely the best part! Outstanding dinner and breakfast each morning was delicious! The grounds are beautiful. I was a bit disappointed in our room probably because it looked nothing like the ones I had seen on the website. I booked a deluxe room and we were... More 

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Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear lyndatwin1, Many thanks for your recent visit and your thoughtful review. We are delighted you enjoyed the comforts of your room and the culinary experience in our restaurant. With 20 distinct rooms and suites, we are always pleased to work with our guests on finding just the right one to suite their taste! Thank you for your feedback. I... More 

Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

This was by far the most wonderful place I have ever stayed at. The rooms were beautifully appointed with room service twice daily. Turn down service included a freshly baked good each night as well. The breakfasts were fantastic, with stellar service each morning. Each and every staff member was eager to help, kind, and attentive. A true 5-star experience!... More 

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Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Liz, Many thanks for your recent visit to the Reluctant Panther. We are grateful for your kind words and delighted you enjoyed every bit of your experience: from sun-up to sun-down! Safe travels, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sean Burpee General Manager More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant
The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant
Cuisines: American, European, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
20 Room and Suite luxury boutique hotel located in Manchester Village. Newly renovated accommodations, marble en-suite baths, luxurious linens and robes, complimentary breakfast, parking and wi-fi. Gourmet dining experience in Southern Vermont's top-rated restaurant. An elegant vacation experience in charming Southern Vermont. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

Address: 39 West Road, P.O. Box 678, Manchester, VT 05254
Location: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Manchester
Price Range: $202 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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#6 Family Hotel in Manchester
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