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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

No amenities. I answered Expedia's query about check-in. I mentioned i was disappointed by the lack of tv, phone, extra blankets, etc. etc. Owner banged on our door and ranted and raved about my answering Expedia's email. Told us we could get out! Unbelieveably rude! Never, never, never again! Could not wait until morning so we could leave. Truly scary!

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Found the innkeeper Bill and son Trevor to be very friendly and really helpful in directing us to the activities we were interested in. The inn was comfortable and the breakfast was very good. Good deal and close to everything!

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Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here after spending the day skiing at Stowe mountain. This is a classic example of don't judge a book by it's cover. It looks a little rundown from the outside but inside it is very nice and exactly what I think of when I hear an inn in Vermont. Bill is the owner and provides...

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South Berwick
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Buyer beware. This place is a total dump.We drove up and turned around and went back home, very disappointed. (400 miles roundtrip) On top of that, they had the audacity to charge us full price of the room, after we cancelled, and we didn't even step foot in the joint. Don't be scammed like we were. (their cancellation fee is...

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Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2015

We stayed here because other lodgings were not available. We arrived after 8pm. The driveway was a dirt road with large ruts. Front porch had a broken down rocking chair and an air compressor. Enter and view so many stuffed dirty bears and such rundown conditions that you know you should immediately sprint out the door. The owner once located...

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South Portland, Maine
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I reserved a room last night for the Bears Lair Inn in Stowe, VT. This was my first trip to Stowe and I was imaging a nice, quaint experience. The Inn was very dirty, it stunk of dampness and mildew and the room suggested for us had a giant water stain on the ceiling above the bed. I politely informed...

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Guelph
Reviewed 3 August 2015

When I read the other reviews, I could not believe the ratings you gave this lodge. We booked a lodge with Expedia but for whatever reason they didn't know we were coming and we were desperate. We were sent next door to Bears Lair where we were charged $30 more than the rate given on Booking and Expedia and then...

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Shelburne, Vermont, United States
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Stayed with a friend at the Bears Lair inn on the Mountain Road in the resort town of Stowe, Vermont one night last weekend. All the other hotels on the mountain road were booked with a couple of exceptions, all of which were $250 or more per night. Booked a room at a much more reasonable price and had the...

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connecticut
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Ok, we drive up and first thought is "uh-oh, this isn't good". The outside is old and worn but when you walk in its cozy and welcoming. Owner Bill was friendly and welcoming. The rooms were a good size and beds were comfortable. We slept great! It was nice and quiet despite it being a full house. The bathroom was...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The hosts were great. Kind of out of the way...if you want quiet...here is the place to stay. Stuffed animal bears everywhere..hence the name. Wifi didn't work well in our room but if you go downstairs to the dining room and common areas, wifi worked well. We were there when there was a big lacrosse tournament going on...so I saw...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small Inn with 8 rooms and 2 suites, suites have satellite TV, fireplaces, refirgerators and microwaves. Livingroom with gas fireplace, and separate TV room. We have 9 acres of landscaped and wooded property. Close to alpine skiing, mountain biking, alpine slide etc. Cross country skiing right from our property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bears Lair Inn

Address: 4583 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4802
Region: United States > Vermont > Stowe
Price Range: $160 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bears Lair Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“My best tip: Never even consider this rundown sorry excuse for an "Inn".”
 of 5 bubbles theresac578, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you worry about fire, choose a room in the motel next door owned by the same person.”
 of 5 bubbles KBN_Guelph, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms are on the second floor with a staircase.”
 of 5 bubbles gvs802, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Not a bad room in the place! Second floor rooms have good views of the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulFamily11, 27 Jun 2015 | Read review
“get a first floor room so you don't have to tackle3 the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles PATRICKD813, 2 Oct 2014 | Read review
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