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Patchogue, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights in the Bulldog Suite with our pooch. It was like having your own apartment - very cozy and everything you could possibly need. Breakfast, prepared by Barb, was out of this world (blueberry pancakes one morning and stuffed French toast the next). There was fresh fruit and several choices of juice each morning as well as...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! Barb so enjoyed hosting you during your Thanksgiving week stay! We're glad you enjoyed all the great breakfasts, and our snow-covered grounds! We hope to see you again soon!

Temple, New Hampshire
INNKEEPER’S FAVORITE REVIEW
Reviewed March 11, 2016

My Wife and I stayed in the Honeymoon Suite around the end of January. The room is exactly as shown in the pictures. Our hosts were very friendly and helpful, recommending places to eat and things to do. They have an outside hot tub just steps from the room. It being January in Northern Vermont, I was skeptical of going...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your rave review! We're glad you to enjoy our outdoor hot tub, which is open and operating year-round! There's nothing more enjoyable after a day of skiing, biking or hiking to come back and relax in our outdoor hot tub with a cold drink. We're glad you mentioned our Green efforts as well. Part of being...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't say enough about our 2-night stay: Engaging innkeepers who took the time to chat and get to know us while giving us a quick tour of the property and making us feel like we were in our very own home; our room in the main house was beyond incredible with lavish furnishings and bedding and a beautiful modern bath...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

The service and property exceed even 5-diamond level hotels? Wow! What a wonderful compliment! We appreciate your kind review and glad you enjoyed every aspect of your stay, from the quaint yet modern rooms and baths to the great breakfasts and places to have dinner here in town. We hope we get to see you again soon!

California, Maryland
Reviewed October 20, 2016

When searching for a place to go on our honeymoon, we wanted something beautiful, relaxing and where we could bring our pup - Phineas Swann was just that! The inn was incredibly comfortable, and accommodating. Every morning Lynne & Darren had a delicious breakfast (I'm still dreaming of the stuffed french toast!), and were willing to give tips for the...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations on your new life together! We loved hosting your elopement, and love hosting your fur-baby! We love being able to match guests' interests with all the fun things they can do at the top of Vermont. For some, a visit to Ben & Jerry's is a must. For others, exploring trails and hidden gems in what they want. Regardless,...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Breakfast and inn-keepers kindness was great! We arrived late and yet we're very well welcomed. The property is so beautiful and the bedroom very comfortable. I would definitely recommend this B&B to others

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your great comment. You make a good point a lot of potential guests miss: Just because you're going to arrive late in the evening doesn't mean you should avoid a stay in a B&B. With us, if you're going to arrive late, we can leave you self-check-in instructions so that you can settle into your room, have a...

Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot for skiers, leaf peepers or just for a few days away. My husband and I came here with our dog and we all had a good time.The inn is beautiful and there's a separate building with suites that accommodates dogs. There's also a screened in gazebo where you can have breakfast with your dog or,...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

So glad you discovered us! We're open year-round, so all the activities you mentioned are part of what makes a Phineas Swann stay so unforgettable. Skiing in the winter, relaxing in the cool mountain air in the summer, or leaf peeping in the fall -- are are great choices for your stay with us. We're glad you made the most...

Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Phineas Swann after a long day of biking around Vermont. The inn was so comfortable and relaxing after such a hard day. Our hosts were warm and friendly. Our room, in a separate house in the rear of the property, was very quiet. Something very nice that the inn does is have snacks available around the clock...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a flattering review! We so enjoy the guests who come to our area in the summer to cycle, hike and enjoy the beautiful scenery here at the top of Vermont. We also appreciate that you go to enjoy the great complimentary snacks and Vermont beers we offer. We look forward to seeing you again!

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed September 7, 2016

My husband and I recently spent a few days at The Phineas Swann B&B Inn to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I had visited there before a few times during the winter and this was our first time visiting together - and also the first time visiting during the summer. It was lovely to see the inn at this time of...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, and for bringing your husband back to enjoy the Phineas Swann! We love romance here, so getting a chance to help you celebrate your anniversary was a pleasure. We're so glad the food, decor and rooms were such a hit with both of you. You've been here in the winter, and now...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We travelled from Toronto to Cape Breton and stayed in eight B&B's/Inns. Some were lovely and others were standard. Phineas and Swann was neither of these. This exquisite place was outstanding. Derrick, gracious Derrick, the first impression host was warm and welcoming. The interior was charming. There was a complimentary table of goodies. The exterior was equally charming with a...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

What an incredibly kind and generous review! We're so happy your found your stay so welcoming and warm. We loved having you, and appreciate how much Barb helped make your stay even more special. The Green Mountain Suite is one of our most popular, but it's worth noting we actually have *six* dog-friendly suites available for travelers -- in fact,...

Charlotte, Vermont
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We spent one night there, a Thursday night, to celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary. They upgraded us to the Honeymoon Suite. The Inn provides snacks and drinks in the room and in several places in the main house. I enjoyed using the outdoor hot tub. While the price is quite high it seems in line with the environment provided. The...

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Darren D, Owner at Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn, responded to this review

We're so thrilled you got to spend your 60th wedding anniversary with us. We were happy to help you celebrate your big day with us, and thank you for the compliments about our garden, hot tub, and house. We're glad you enjoyed your breakfast - next time we'll treat you to some French Toast, waffles or crepes!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to pampered luxury at our romantic not just pet-friendly, but PET CENTRIC inn. Our all-season retreat, located only 7 miles from Jay Peak Ski and Golf Resort, offers unparalleled comfort and personal service. Rooms and suites feature four-poster beds, fine antiques, luxurious linens, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, individual climate controls with Air Conditioning (a rarity for northern Vermont), televisions with HD Cable with movie channels and DVD players in all rooms, Free local and long distance calling , and Free WiFi internet plus a guest computer in our lounge. Extensive public areas and gardens open to all guests. Unlimited all day coffee, tea, soda, hot chocolate and apple cider, snacks and treats. TV room with large screen plasma TV. Located directly on the Trout River. Outdoor Hot Tub. Dinner served with advance reservations. Hiking, Biking (home of Bike VT bicycling tours for our area), Canoeing and Guide Services in the area. Rated number one in the state on TripAdvisor overall, and rated the most pet friendly inn in New England on TripAdvisor. Incredible personalized service from on site owners who are available to help you 24 hours a day. LGBT friendly. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn

Address: 195 Main St, Montgomery Center, VT 05471-7105
Location: United States > Vermont > Montgomery Center
Price Range: $190 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Phineas Swann Bed and Breakfast Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“The Bulldog Suite is on the first floor in the Carriage House. River suites face the Trout River.”
  • Nap time for Rusty.
  • Rusty enjoying his home away from home.
 of 5 bubbles 257dawnf, 1 week ago | Read review
“Get one upstairs they must have some view”
 of 5 bubbles Lisanaper, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are splendid and there are 2 "pet friendly" rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles mashbee2016, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
“Quaint place to stay with modern amenities. Dog friendly!”
 of 5 bubbles loriroyer, Aug 14, 2016 | Read review
“Green Mountain Room”
 of 5 bubbles 26lim, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
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