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Howard Street Guest House
Ranked #7 of 11 Burlington B&B and Inns
Reviewed September 13, 2011

What an incredible surprise when we opened up the door to this converted garage! The great room included a fully equipped kitchenette, comfortable living room with television and beautiful bedroom with a queen-sized bed. The bathroom was spotlessly clean and included a shower. Andrea, the delightful hostess, was there to greet us and explained the features of the room. She was helpful with suggestions for our trip and directions to the various sites. The guest house is walking distance to downtown and convenient to many other attractions. We stayed on the bottom floor and there is an additional apartment to rent on the second floor (which according to our neighbours was just as impressive). This was a terrific place to stay - spacious, comfortable and convenient with its much used kitchenette. A family could use the couch and a sofa-bed to easily sleep 5 people in total. I highly recommend this guest house!

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 1, 2011

This is one of my favorite places *ever* to stay. Spacious, comfortable, cheerful, attractive, good location. Loved having the kitchenette, which was stocked with cereal, milk and juice. It was nice to be in a residential neighborhood, yet a short walk to the lake. We enjoyed talking to the Andrea, our host, a lot (and we are not normally very chatty). We got in on short notice, too, so don't hesitate to try even though there are only two units. We were in the lower unit but I'm sure the upper unit is great too. Wifi worked perfectly.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank DianaP542
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Reviewed August 1, 2011

We stayed in the downstairs room of the Howard St Guesthouse the last weekend of July 2011. The colors in the room, described by the owner as funky, were just beautiful! From the painted birds on top of the closet to all the bright colors, it was welcoming and warm. Also, this studio is spotlessly clean. The shower has plenty of hot water and water pressure. This plus a comfortable bed and kitchenette rounds out such a better experience than an impersonal hotel room with a bed and a bathroom...Close to downtown, either a quick 10 min walk or 3 minute drive - you're that close to the waterfront and downtown. Don't forget to bring your bicycle (like I did) as Burlington is a very bike friendly town...The next time we're in the area, we plan on staying at the Howard Street Guesthouse.

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Weeeeeee
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Reviewed June 19, 2011

The Howard street guest house is a great place to stay in Burlington. It is in a quiet residential area, but within easy walking distance of the centre. The room is beautifully decorated. Highly recommended

  • Stayed: June 2011
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2  Thank Annscott1
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Reviewed October 4, 2010

We have stayed here twice now. The first time on the lower level and we loved it so much we just had to go back again to try the upper level. Both times were perfect. As soon as you walk in the door you feel immediately comfortable and at home. The location to downtown is easily walkable. The rooms are spacious, nicely furnished, and peacefully quite. It is the best place to stay for a Burlington Getaway.

  • Stayed: October 2010, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank jbessette
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Reviewed October 3, 2010

We were very fortunate to find this and squeeze in for a 1 night stay while visiting Burlington. Very nice and friendly host and the large suite was ideal for us. Quiet residential location. Beautifully clean, bright and refreshing decor and furnishings with a very useful kitchenette so we could prepare ourselves a light dinner and breakfast. The suite has a lovely feel to it and we would definitely like to stay again.

  • Stayed: September 2010, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 14, 2010

This place is delightful and Andrea is a wonderful hostess. The furniture, decor, use of color and gardening on the property are incredible. Staying here will make your stay in Burlington a much richer experience!

  • Stayed: July 2010, traveled as a couple
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Thank ChathamLady1
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Additional Information about Howard Street Guest House

Address: 153 Howard St, Burlington, VT 05401-4802
Location: United States > Vermont > Burlington
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Burlington
Price Range: $120 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Howard Street Guest House offers two spacious and exquisite suites in Burlington's lower hill section. Bed and breakfast patrons will discover that these accomodations combine the charm and intimacy of a bed and breakfast with extraordinary privacy and autonomy. These two sunny and immaculate rooms each occupy an entire story of a detached carriage house. The suites are unique for their privacy and decor and are well suited for those seeking romantic getaways, as well as for business people desiring space to work. Both rooms have wi-fi, television, and a/c. The Howard Street Guest House is less than a mile's walk or drive to the colleges, downtown Burlington marketplace, and the Lake Champlain waterfront. ... more   less 

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