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Brass Lantern Inn
Ranked #2 of 22 Stowe B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 12, 2013

We stayed at The Brass Lantern Inn for 8 nights. The hospitality and food were five star. The rooms were clean, nicely laid out and attended to daily by the staff. Breakfast was always a treat, with a different menu almost every day that we were there. The inn is conveniently located near many of the attractions in Stowe. When we were not taking in the local attractions or hiking, we were able to just relax and take in the view of Mount Mansfield from the back porch. Another nice touch was the availability of cookies and iced tea in the afternoons. I can't wait to go there again.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Dave C
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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2013

Thank you very much for your kind words AND your extended stay. We enjoyed having you here and helping you make the best of your family vacation. You certainly made the most of each day (weather cooperating or not!) and we enjoyed catching up on your adventures each evening. And what a great horseshoe tournament, eh? So much fun having you and your family with us this summer. Hope to see you again Soon!

Best,
Mary Anne and George

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Reviewed July 10, 2013

This was our first B & B experience, and we loved every minute of our stay. Our room was lovely and comfortable with a beautiful view of the Green Mountains through our window. George and Mary Ann are wonderful, warm, and friendly hosts. The breakfasts were delicious (especially the quiche), and we enjoyed conversations with the other guests. In the evenings we would sit out on the back porch and watch the sun set over the mountains. We enjoyed the hot tub, as well. The inn is located close to town, and the innkeepers are very helpful in suggesting where to go and what to do. A beautiful stay in a beautiful inn. We are looking forward to celebrating an anniversary or two (or three or ten) at the Brass Lantern Inn!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Heather M
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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2013

What a treat to host you two for your honeymoon. We especially appreciated these kind words, your warmth and good cheer with our other guests, and your extended stay. All great rewards to us as Innkeepers.

And what great photos, thanks for sharing. I remember taking that one on the back porch.

We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Stowe someday (perhaps as an anniversary celebration!).

Best Wishes,
George and Mary Anne

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We found this B & B via Trip Advisor,and almost every single review was positive-after staying there this weekend we can see why,it was a perfect place to relax and enjoy Stowe!
Both of our breakfasts were amazing,we didn't eat lunch either day because we were so well fed from the morning meal we had.Our room as spotless and had a great view of the mountains,both restaurants recommended by our hosts(The Crop and Harrison's)were excellent.
Mary Ann & George are exceptional innkeepers,and everything was first-class from the moment we walked in-we will be back in the fall for sure!
For the one review we saw that was not positive,I would have to say that person made everything up,there was no way they could have stayed at the Brass Lantern!
Thanks so much-Peter & Laurie,Ottawa

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2013

At the risk of a bad cliché - you two were a breath of fresh air (that great, crisp, clear Canadian air that we so appreciate...) and we so enjoyed having you here. We also enjoyed the opportunity to chat with you regarding your summer home on the lake (what a great retreat you are building!).

We hope to be your "home" here in Vermont and look forward to welcoming you back if your travels bring you this way again.

Thank You,
George and Mary Anne

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Reviewed June 30, 2013

Unreserved recommendation, for every aspect of this B&B. Our spotless room was comfortably sized, with many features of a 5-star hotel. (Chocolates! Fresh water pitcher & filled ice bucket! Frequent linen changes! Toothbrush holder Hair dryer.)

The location is a 5 minute walk from the heart of "downtown" Stowe. The shaded.back porch has lovely view of the sun stating in the mountains, overlooking the vast back lawn, with bocci and horse shoe field.
The public rooms are large, varied, and gracious. There's a grand piano, and a board game room.
The breakfasts were stupendous, over-the-top, in quality, quantity, and courses(!)
MaryAnne & George Lewis, the hosts, made our stay, providing crucial, helpful suggestions. Brass Lantern is a terrific B&B.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Thank TravelingWithCharlie
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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

What kind and warm comments to read! Thank you very much. As mentioned most likely before, one of the greatest rewards in the hospitality business is hearing that our guests had a wonderful experience. We appreciate the opportunity to be of service and hope we can host you again, soon.

We especially appreciate your acknowledgement of the details of our Inn. We know how much we appreciate the details of a place when we travel and we hope our guests appreciate them here as well.

Thanks so much,
Mary Anne and George

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Reviewed June 18, 2013

This is our third visit to the Brass Lantern and it still feels like home. I have stayed at many B & B's and the living room feels like home, especially in the winter with a fire going and some hot chocolate. But what really makes the place is Mary Ann and "Chef" George. They are such warm in keepers and George puts a lot of effort into the breakfast and afternoon snacks. If you are headed into Stowe, you will not regret a stay at this great inn. My family and I look forward to many more visits.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Bouloys
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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2013

Always, always great to host our friends from Belize! We envy your opportunities to experience the tropics and the Green Mountains! Your kinds words of praise are never taken for granted and we continue to work towards providing the type of stay expected and hopefully even beyond your expectations.

Best to you and your lovely family,
George and Mary Anne

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We stayed one night in June. Two couples, two rooms. Inkeepers Mary Anne and George Lewis were wonderful hosts. Extremely pleasant and friendly. The rooms were exceptionally clean and spacious. The Inn was very homey and had a great back porch where we sat and watched the sunset over Mt. Mansfield (highest point in VT). What a relaxing evening after a day of driving.
The bulk of the Inn is open to the guests. Lots of photos and reading materials to peruse. A nice visit with Mary Anne and George. They are such great people!
The next morning, breakfast was served. It was wonderful! George makes his own toppings for waffles! It was great!
I would HIGHLY recommend the Brass Lantern Inn. The prices were very reasonable and the accommodations were outstanding.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2013

Thank you very much for the kind words and gracious comments regarding your experience here at the Brass Lantern Inn. Our only regret is your stay was just so short. We very much appreciated the opportunity to hear about your travels and your homes in big sky country and west. We hope to visit your wonderful corner of the U.S. someday.

It was really our treat to get to know you all and feel very fortunate to have had that opportunity.

Best to you all and Happy Travels,
George and Mary Anne

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

My wife and I traveled to Vt to get married last weekend, after being stuck stuck an airport for 13 hours this place was a breath of fresh air! We were late to check in so they made special arrangement for us to arrive very late. We then woke up to an amazing breakfast! Mary Ann was so sweet and extremely helpful with guiding us to great restaurants and local attractions. Would definitely stay again!

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Brasslantern, Owner at Brass Lantern Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2013

You two were such great sports for all of the delays you experienced in getting to this tranquil corner of the U.S. We so enjoyed the chance to meet you both and felt very honored to have you here for your special occasion.

We always hope we can host our newlyweds for an anniversary celebration or just a getaway to reconnect!

Thank you very much for these wonderful comments and the great cheer you brought to our B&B during your stay. Please come back!

Best,
George and Mary Anne

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Address: 717 Maple St, Stowe, VT 05672-4250
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Location: United States > Vermont > Stowe
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Stowe
Price Range: $142 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brass Lantern Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We welcome you to our ca. 1810 brick farmhouse that has been respectfully and warmly renovated into a nine guest room Bed & Breakfast. All of our guest rooms include private bathrooms. Most have gas fired fireplaces, cozy sitting areas and spectacular views of Mt. Mansfield and the Sterling Mountain Range. We understand how important and precious your time away is and we work diligently to meet those expectations. See our reviews then see for yourself. ... more   less 
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