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County Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was our third time staying in the Wilson house having travelled to Vermont from Ireland. We feel a special connection to the house due to its association with Bill Wilson, who was one of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous and co writer of the 12 Steps. Each other time we loved our visit and this time Was good as... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I loved my stay here! If you are in a program you will give this place 6 stars because..it is all about recovery. You feel spiritually at home. Room #2 has a private bathroom and queen bed. I looked at every room...one cuter than the next. Super clean and cozy. Everyone is friendly and helpful. Some people volunteer for service... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015

I loved my November visit to the historic Wilson House. My room was comfortable and clean. The bathrooms, though shared, are plentiful so there was no waiting in lines. The staff and volunteers go out of their way to make you feel comfortable. They even adapted to my vegan needs!

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3 Thank Kathy C
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Reviewed 28 December 2014

I found it very odd that there is such a huge impact available in this comunity for so much in health and good living and yet so little being done in the area. You have the Wilson house, it is so so, but great for history. Then up the road 2miles is the Inn [ Aerie Inn] where Bill and... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Restored in the 80's this was the birth place of bill wilson, the bartop he was born behind is hung in the large meeting room in the back. The Inn is restored to its former glory if your into old wideplank pine floors and new england decor then you will be in heaven. Its well run by a staff of... More 

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2 Thank Eric S
Montpelier, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

A classic B&B set in a small village. An added feature is the history behind the house (make sure you ask!). The 'fireplace room' is unlike anything I have seen in my travels. Also the Griffith Library is a good place to visit across the church green.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

you need a car to get to this place, which is steeped in history if you follow a 12 step program. well worth a stay, even if its only for 24 hours, Very adviseable to book or phone before hand, rooms are great well serviced, food is plentifull, !! cleanliness is faultless, Try it you wont be dissapointed

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2 Thank englishben_uk
Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I had a wonderful time spending Thanksgiving in the Wilson House! I was able to attend meeting's at the house. They serve a continental breakfast in the morning and Friday and Saturday evening they serve dinner. Prices for dinner range between $12.00 and $15.00. The house is run mostly by volunteer staff. Most of the staff was friendly and easy... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

A charming Inn with reasonable rates and beautifully furnished rooms in the old-fashioned style which befits the house. Possible to visit the neighboring house where Bill W. grew up. Close to the very beautiful (and green) little Emerald Lake in a state park of that name with excellent large, leafy camp sites. Just down the road is Manchester, Vermont. This... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2013

The comfort. The quaint ambience. The friendly people all combined to make this very enjoyable. Recommend highly! The Library next door blew me away. Got to attend meetings while here. Also quite surprised to find a boutique town 7 miles away. Fabulous shopping. Lots of interesting people from locals to French Canadians. Learned a lot about history of AA and... More 

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Address: Village St, P.O. Box 46, East Dorset, VT 05253
Region: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > East Dorset
Number of rooms: 14
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“Room 9 is very quiet and is right beside the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles travellingmary529, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book at the marble edge across the street, Or better yet, go to the Aerie inn where the Wilsons lived every summer for 10 years. Check out the Youtube called Joyce Erdman speaks of Bill Wilson. Huge documentary.”
 of 5 bubbles F3013LXmarkc, 27 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Get a room any room! Although theres one that has its own bathroom a bitmore $$ though...”
 of 5 bubbles Eric315, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
“No locks on door's! Very hot in the rooms. Very poor air quality! Find out if you can open a window.”
 of 5 bubbles 33sk, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Weekends are very busy. We went Monday and Tuesday with check out on Wednesday. Wednesday the Inn is closed. Even during the week many visitors from US, Canada, France etc. Very convivial atmosphere.”
 of 5 bubbles annielaurie33, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
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