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Dallas, Texas
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102 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very charming and quiet place to stay. We enjoyed the helpfulness of Gail and her breakfasts were outstanding. She makes a stuffed French toast that is terrific. Enjoyed great conversation over wine with her in the evenings.

Thank BDsd
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Stayed here as a family of 3 while we participated in holiday program at Karme Choling (nearby retreat center where the limited housing accommodations were full). Gail, our hostess, was clearly ready to do more care-taking for us than we needed - we were involved in our program and spent less time at the B&B than we would have otherwise.... More 

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Rochester, NY
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7 reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Our stay at the Old Homestead was wonderful. Easily located just off I-91, the room was beautifully decorated and the bed was really comfortable. But what stood out more was the hospitality of Gail Warnaar. She was warm and welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed and knew how to get wherever we needed to go. And then... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

This is a very nice place: comfortable beds, nice bathrooms, and a charming hostess. Breakfast was served on time replete with yougurt, muffins, pancakes, juice,and coffee. We arrived early but were quickly accommodated.

Thank Paul E
Mississauga, Canada
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

This B&B is a warm and charming Vermont heritage home, and breakfasts are gourmet delights! We stayed in the beautifully appointed Rose Garden Room which was very pretty and feminine. It is only one mile from Karme Choling and very convenient for programs there. Owner, Gail, was so kind and helpful, she even sent us home with homemade muffins for... More 

2 Thank 1Worldtraveller
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2013

The Old Homestead is a wonderfully cozy B&B on Route 5 in Barnet, Vermont. Gail Warnaar, the owner, truly makes you feel at home. She is a warm, down-to-earth host to her guests. The inn is near the Connecticut River on 23 mostly-wooded acres, a short distance to I-91, and St. Johnsbury is a 10-minute drive for restaurants, theater, arts... More 

1 Thank TwinTraveler57
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2012

Now for a few years we have spent the night at Gail's inn on our way to Québec. We love it; to us a B&B is sharing someone's house and lifestyle. Definitely the case...delicious food, cosy rooms and lovely morning with passing guests! Can't wait for our next visit !

Thank Voyage8082
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 29 October 2011

I would have to disagree with the negative reviews of the others. We stayed one night (because of our travel plans not because of anything else) and we enjoyed our time there. Gail was a kind, accommodating and attentive hostess especially when it came to our 1yr old daughter and her needs. She provided the pack'n'play as well. She also... More 

Thank jwid
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67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2011

On Oct 6 we had booked the Old Homestead for 1 night and thankfully only 1 night even though Gail tried to convince us to stay more we even were charged an extra $20.00 because we only stayed 1 night. That should have been a clue. The house is in a cluttered mess. We stayed in the "Master Suite" with... More 

1 Thank islandduo
South Burlington, VT
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165 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2011

Gail is indeed a welcoming host. Our experience with the inn was another story. I can only comment on the room we had - the Master Suite on the first floor. It may not be representative of other rooms, but it was what it was: unkempt, surfaces covered with old dust, cobwebs, overwhelmingly musty. Personal effects throughout. The "private porch"... More 

1 Thank SHB05403

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Old Homestead

Address: 1573 US Route 5 S, PO Box 150, Barnet, VT 05821-9656
Region: United States > Vermont > Northeast Kingdom > Barnet
Price Range: $135 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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