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The Stamford Motel & Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Manchester
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Reviewed August 14, 2005

Manchester, VT is one of our favorite places to stay, and we usually patronize the Battenkill Inn B&B. But this past March, we were looking for an inexpensive one-night getaway and decided to stay at the Stamford Inn, decidely cheaper than most of the other inns and motels in the area. Yes, we saved money, but we decided it wasn't worth it. We were given one of four upstairs rooms in the center of the motel. The nice part about the room was that it was quiet and there was a small roof-top deck off the side of the room (perfect for smokers, though I'm not a smoker). But these were the only nice things about the room. The motel was shabby, outdated, and cramped. The shower was miniscule--there was barely any room to move. And the bathoom, as well as the room's decor, was dour and depressing. This inn sorely needs some TLC.

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bellad10, Owner at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2012

Under old owners Karen and Adam didn't own the property yet.

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Reviewed January 17, 2005

For over twenty years we have been coming back to the Stamford. Albeit a small motel, the owners are always helpful and provide rooms which are very comfortable, complete w/fridge and micro and in-room coffee. Two doubles are always available, and it's set back from the highway ... nice and quiet and good views of the Equonox Mountains.
Found them to be the best value for the dollar ... others at least 20% more in cost and less amenities.

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bellad10, Owner at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2012

Owner old ownership Karen and Adam didn't own the property yet.

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Reviewed June 15, 2003

We were visiting Southern Vermont in early June and stayed at the Stamford Motel for two nights. It was a nice, cozy, affordable option, compared with other motels in the area. It has well-kept grounds and is set back from the road so it's quiet at night. I would recommend this motel to anyone looking for a cozy and affordable place to stay.

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bellad10, Owner at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2012

Under old ownership. Karen and Adam didn't own the property yet.

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Stayed: September 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile
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Stayed: September 2016, traveled with family
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Karen G, Owner at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2016

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Reviewed August 1, 2014
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Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Karen G, Owner at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2015

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Reviewed August 12, 2013
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Stayed: August 2013, traveled with friends
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SallyH123, Owner at The Stamford Motel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2014

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Additional Information about The Stamford Motel & Restaurant

Address: 6458 Main St, Manchester Center, Manchester, VT 05255-9489 (Formerly The Stamford Motel)
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Location: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Manchester
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Manchester
#4 Green Hotel in Manchester
#4 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
Price Range: $107 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Stamford Motel & Restaurant 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You will be glad you chose the Stamford Motel & Restaurant for your stay in Manchester Center, VT we are conveniently located just 1.5 miles north of the center from the designer outlets. We are set back from Route 7A and we offer 7 rooms on 5 landscaped acres with a 180 degree view of Mount Equinox. We have a selection of rooms from a single full, queen or king as well as rooms with two full size beds or two queen beds. All rooms have individually controlled thermostats, air-conditioners, TV (direct TV) microwaves and refrigerators and free coffee. We are certain that your stay with us will be pleasurable. Nipper's Cafe & Steakhouse is a 30 seat restaurant located at the motel serving breakfast from 8am - 10am midweek - 7:30am - 10am Saturday and 7:30am - 12pm and dinner from 5pm - 8pm. We grow many fresh vegetables out back in the spring - fall that are used in the restaurant. The restaurant is currently closed on Monday and Tuesday. ... more   less 
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