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The Dorset Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got a "Living Social" discount weekend getaway at the Dorset Inn, but considering the excellent treatment I received -- from pre-trip email questions and phone calls throughout my whole stay -- I certainly didn't feel like a discount customer. I felt like royalty! This Inn, running straight for over 200 years, has been extremely well kept. The common room...

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Norwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fourth annual visit to the Dorset Inn. As with each of our prior visits the staff was very helpful and our room was very comfortable. We had dinner in the tavern, food was excellent with nightly specials. A large selection of beer and wine is available. Breakfast was included and the menu offered many excellent choices. A...

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1Thank Mark P
Hawthorne, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A winter weekend at the Dorset Inn has become a yearly event we more than look forward to. The Inn is lovely, the staff is friendly nd helpful and the food is out of this world. Truth be told, our weekend this year extended to 4 nights.

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2Thank nlhemrick
Hawthorne, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was our third or fourth visit to this cozy charming inn and it has never let us down! The staff is very helpful, amenities are great and the ambience is historic but modernized and lovely. The meals are generous and delicious, the best in the area. The inn is set in a picture perfect postcard Vermont town set between...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Amazing job by this hotel staff to accommodate a wedding party without a hitch. If anything went awry it was unnoticed . The management is ALWAYS present to assure there were no hitches. We enjoyed watching them quietly handle "any emergency". The facilities are beautiful and their attention to detail and every guest is extraordinary! If you choose to stay...

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A great stay - my wife & I visited the Dorset Inn on our 25th Anniversary trip. We were in search of a nice relaxing place in the NE and we found it. We selected a room with a fireplace, which made it ever-more cozy. The staff at the Inn was gracious and welcoming - they showed us around the...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

In between Christmas and New Year's Eve, we decided to go to the Manchester, Vermont area for a two nighter. We booked at Dorset Inn (ca. 6 miles away from Manchester) and could not imagine a more perfect stay. From the greeting at check in to our room, to breakfast the next day to dinner, it was simply splendid. The...

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Thank Kurt K
Saratoga Springs, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Wonderful stay!!!, food was wonderful in the tavern. Same people still work there 25 years later….. Been visiting Dorset Inn for 27 years, just love that town.. Very close to Manchester,Vt. 6 miles away, which is a fun town to shop and hike Mt. Equinox.

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All Over the World
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Visited in December and the entire experience was outstanding!! Guest room was immaculate and very well appointed. Dining is a flat out 10!!!! Breakfast don't miss the hash and poached eggs,, dinner experience in the tavern is one of the best in New England,,,, #fire#amazingservice#foodisoffthehook Don't miss an opportunity to stay at Dorset Inn,,,,, oh and their new bakery down...

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Niskayuna, New York
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We go to Dorset Inn for an annual Holiday dinner with friends. This year was, again, just perfect. The dining room is warm (I hate being cold while eating out) and lovely. I had a venison and pasta dish that was outstanding; perfectly cooked pasta, and a tomato sauce like my mother's. So, so good. The house salad was several...

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Dorsetinnkeeper, Public Relations Manager at The Dorset Inn, responded to this review

So happy that you enjoyed your latest visit with us! There truly is nothing better (we think) than being able to enjoy the cool New England nights with a nice fire during dinner! Also thank you for your kind words about the culinary staff, the food and the service. We hope to see you before next year!!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gracious lodging, gourmet dining, fine wines & great spirits - all trademarks of Vermont's oldest continually operating inn. Nestled on the green in a picturesque Vermont village,The Dorset Inn has offered traditional New England Hospitality for more than 200 years. 26 uniquely appointed guest rooms & three room luxury suites featuring fireplaces & whirlpool bathrooms. The Wine Spectator awarded restaurant serves dinner nightly. A long time favorite with locals, the Tavern offers microbrew & unique beers, extensive single malt scotch & Irish whiskey list & wide array of cocktails & aperitifs. From the quiet getaway to the outdoor adventure vacation...skiing at Bromley & Stratton, shopping Manchester's designer outlets, hiking & biking on local trails, golfing, kayaking & canoeing, antiquing, perusing museums...all these activities and more are located within minutes of The Dorset Inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dorset Inn

Address: 8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251
Region: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Dorset
Price Range: $227 - $614 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dorset Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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“the suite on top has a double-sided fireplace, higher floors are quieter.”
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“Check the website. Rooms in the front of the inn over look the beautiful town”
nlhemrick, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we allowed the staff to choose our room with their expertise”
grannylo650, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are small.Work with the Inn when you book to negotiate the most comfortable room for your price range and comfort.”
WRon, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay away from rooms on facing Route 30 if possible”
jgundell, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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