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The Dorset Inn

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Lafayette NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the real deal,if you looking for that real New England feel! From the moment we walked in the and were greeted by the warm staff. Patrick the bar tender makes the best drinks,and the dinner and breakfast are to die for. The room we stayed in 8 the Mettowee was beautiful! Will definitely be back soon!

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

Hello Dimples! We loved having you and can't wait to see you again soon! Patrick enjoyed your conversations and the front desk is still asking about you! See you soon, The Dorset Inn

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed over thanksgiving weekend. when we first arrived, we had a small issue with our room and the innkeeper Dana immediately looked into it and upgraded us to a suite which was available. That night, we then had an issue with the gas fire place and created a huge inconvenience as we were unable to go to sleep for a...

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

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write us. Yes, you are correct these things do happen in Vermont Oldest Running Continuously Running Inn. I guess that is why people love it or hate. That being said, we pride ourselves in hiring the best of the best to take care of these issues so that when they do arise,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my husband, dog & i stayed there in late October and enjoyed everything at this historic and charming inn. breakfast is simply delicious, rooms and common areas are very beautifully appointed, the fireplace is roaring all day, and the tavern is the place to be while the food is great too. what a wonderful combination of coziness and liveliness in...

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

Hello German In NYC, Loved having the "three" of you. We can't wait for you to return either. Thanks for taking the time to write about us and share your thoughts with other travelers. The Team at The Dorset Inn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This inn has charming upscale rooms which are very comfortable. The food is some of the best around and the people are overly friendly and inviting. There is a wonderful fireplace in one of the few sitting rooms and you may be so lucky as to have one in your room. Sure there's no hot tub or pool, but you...

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

Hi Nicole, Thanks for the kind words and for visiting with us. No hot tub but we do have a pool at Barrows House our sister property down the way and many rooms have jacuzzis. :) Look forward to see you again. The team at The Dorset Inn

Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed for a rainy three day weekend in October. We ate at the inn for breakfast both mornings and one evening for dinner. The food was very good. The service was good as well. The bartender was helpful in assisting us in planning activities. We had a suite with fire place and jacuzzi tub that was very clean and...

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

Thank you Erik for your words. Sounds like you didn't let a little rain bother you. Sometimes its for the best. I am sorry to hear about the Route 30 noise. We will be sure to make a note in your file. Have a happy and safe Holiday. The Dorset Inn Team

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night during fall color season. There was some confusion with our reservation but the owner/manager handled it professionally and quickly. We stayed in a smaller room than we had reserved but we liked the room we stayed in. There was another woman who we guess works the front desk too but she ignored us for 15...

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

Hello Bruce, Sorry to hear about the confusion on the room and the wait time, but glad you were able to take some time to review us and really enjoy Dorset. It is such a beautiful place indeed. Looking forward to having you both back. The Team at The Dorset Inn

East Sandwich, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to the Dorset Inn since 1980's when Sissy owned it. The easy ambiance remains along with updates in the rooms and common areas. Everything seems freshly painted but the charm and tradition remain. The restaurant was lovely and my husband had the fresh salmon. Breakfast awaits and we are confident it will be wonderful with fresh...

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

Hello Salemmee, Thank you for taking the time to write. Since 1980's? That is impressive. Glad to hear that you enjoyed everything and you were able to relax. Looking forward to having you both back. The Team at The Dorset Inn

Salt Point, New York
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We had a wonderful stay here last week. Renee checked us in and told us that because it was mid week she could provide us with an upgrade to a suite of our choice. That evening we had dinner in the restaurant there----I expected good food by NYC standards---I would say it was very good to excellent. The next morning...

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ThinkGadgetSr
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Dorset In. At the advice of a couple that we were dining with. We had a superb time, the food was excellent and the staff were friendly without joining the party. The drinks were generous and the food delicious. I had the filet mignon and my wife had a shrimp/scallop combo that she really enjoyed.

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Spain
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Relaxing comfortable rooms. Very pleasant ataff. Great food in a refined environment. Reasonable pricing all around. Excellent common areas. (Once again the 200 minimum character requirement is nonsense).

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: $259 - $448 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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“stay away from rooms on facing Route 30 if possible”
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