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    The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

    39 West Road, P.O. Box 678, Manchester, VT 05254
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    “gas fireplace” (31 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Beautiful property in a picture perfect part of a beautiful town. !! Just three and a half hours from JFK !!. Relax and enjoy. Time could stand still if you let it. Beautiful and LUXURIOUS suites, with attention to detail. CLEAN !! Friendly staff. One...More

    Thank Umesh C
    Response from Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Umesh C, Thank you for your thoughtful review! It was great to welcome you for your quick trip to Manchester and we are delighted you enjoyed your experience and our warm hospitality. It is great to know that Sarah and Morgan made such a...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We enjoyed a two night stay at this very lovely hotel. It is sophisticated with a country feel. The rooms are very clean and beautifully decorated with all amenities. Large beautiful bathrooms with lots of soft, thick Turkish towels. Some rooms have whirlpool tubs and...More

    Thank JB1145
    Response from Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear JB1145, Many thanks for your recent visit to the Inn. We are grateful for your review and delighted to learn you enjoyed our spacious and comfortable rooms and luxurious bathrooms. Great to know you enjoyed of our delicious, cooked-to-order breakfast before you took advantage...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We were pleasantly surprised at the quaint boutique hotel with beautifully manicured grounds. The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating! Our first contact was with the general manager, Sean, who gave us recommendations for historical sites and restaurants. Hunter, the man without a known title...More

    Thank Lorrie O
    Response from Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Lorrie O, Many thanks for your recent visit! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our delicious, cooked-to-order breakfast to start your daily adventures. There are countless activities and hidden gems in and around Manchester just waiting for you to explore! Wonderful to...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This was our 4th stay at the Reluctant Panther Inn but first time during summer months. The grounds are spectacular in the summer. The staff were as lovely accommodating as always. The manager Sean is amazing. Remembered us, the wine we like and even provided...More

    Thank tjfam
    Response from Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear tjfam, It was great to welcome you back to the Reluctant Panther last week and that you were able to enjoy our beautiful summer gardens this visit. We're delighted you were so well taken care of by the team and that you enjoyed our...More

    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    Visited 2 times in August. Very comfortable mattress and bedding. Bathroom was to die for with Jacuzzi. Breakfast breads were different each day and delicious. Staff was friendly and warm. Quiet and central location near restaurants and shopping.We loved is closeness to the Dorset Theatre.Even...More

    Thank moondog63
    Response from Sean B, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 5 weeks ago

    Dear moondog63, Yes, we were spoiled: we were able to welcome you twice in one month! Thank you for your visits and thoughtful review. We are delighted you enjoyed the comfort of your room and our delicious breakfast to start your day and our turndown...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Concierge
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 228 - USD 471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Manchester
    • #6 Family Hotel in Manchester
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    Ken H
    28 November 2016|
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    Response from Sean B | Property representative |
    Hello Ken, Our guests enjoy a full cooked to order breakfast, served with your choice of juice and coffee or tea, along with daily house made pastries. You will be able to choose from our house made granola with yogurt and... More
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    Pamela W
    28 November 2016|
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    Response from Rustymoose | Reviewed this property |
    I suggest you call for this information- we checked in very late night and did eat breakfast- I'm sure check in/out and restaurant times Cary- but I definitely recommend this inn!! 😊🌿
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    Laura S
    18 April 2016|
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    Response from JB1145 | Reviewed this property |
    I remember that. That was years ago. It is no longer the case.
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