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The Shire Woodstock

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I recommend The Shire because it is downtown, waking distance to restaurants and shops; the room is large and very clean; the bed is very, very confortable; the grounds are gorgeous; it is a nice place to relax next to the river; we liked having a fridge in the room, with the food store just in front; loved having two...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a ski weekend rather than the Killington area. Quick drive to mountain. Nice cozy rooms. Beautiful views of river! Short walk to restaurants and shops. Grocery store and gas station just down the street.

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Michael L, Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Hi Leah, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Shire Woodstock. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your ski weekend in our lovely town. Winter is really a great time of year to visit Woodstock. We hope to welcome you back again soon.

New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed one night at this "motel" and it was great. The front looks quite normal, perhaps a little pedestrian even but what a wonderful surprise when you walk through the room to a great long back porch looking out over the river and farmland. This is true for first floor rooms; however I don't think the second floor rooms do...

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Michael L, Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Hello J L, Thank you so much for the fantastic review!! We are so very pleased that you had such a great stay with us! Our staff truly wants all of our guests to have a wonderful stay and we are delighted that you did. Thank you again for the review and we look forward to you visiting us again...

Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a room in the River House. It had a king bed, gas fireplace, veranda with rocking chairs and a beautiful view of the river. The room was very comfortable, quiet and clean. Checking in and out was easy and quick and the staff friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel is great. You can walk to town...

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Michael L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Hello Poma, Thank you for choosing our hotel, and for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your accommodations, as well as the cooking class at King Arthur (our favorite). Our hotel aims to provide a truly unique experience, and we are thrilled that we were able to exceed your expectations....

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful two night stay here. The hotel was really nice and we had a view of the river that was amazing. Lovely flowers all around made it very pleasant. Comfortable furniture and an extremely helpful staff. The location was great you are close to everything and the town of Woodstock is like stepping back in time. Wish...

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Michael L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Hello NKathyk, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Shire. May is a great time to visit Woodstock and we are happy that you were able to experience spring time on the Ottauquechee River. In our attempt to be a more environmentally friendly hotel, we are looking to reduce the number of...

Norfolk, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shire was very convivial and convenient to downtown Woodstock where we had scheduled meetings and a wonderful dinner at the Red Rooster Restaurant in The Woodstock Inn. The Shire accomodated our group more affordably in their spacious rooms, mine was by far the nicest being a first floor walk in corner room seemingly cantilevered over the rushing nearby river!...

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Michael L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Star, Sincerely grateful for the vivid picture you articulated for our property! We will be here when you come back with the pooches! Woodstock will be waiting! Cheers, Mike

Rockingham, Vermont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice small hotel near convenient to the downtown area. Sits next to the River and most rooms have a nice back deck where you can sit and listen to the river flowing. Rooms are spacious and very clean and the staff is friendly. A very good value for the money!

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Michael L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Glad you had a nice stay with us. Happy to have you back whenever you're in Woodstock. Cheers, Mike

New Hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is your traditional old two level motel, located right one the river. Although older, the rooms are clean and very spacious. French doors on the front and your room goes all the way to windows over the river. Separate heating and a/c units, large clean bathroom with good towels. Beds were new and great. Nice shape and maintained for...

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Michael L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments. Thank you for taking the time to let us know your thoughts. Cheers, Mike

Scarborough, Maine
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Clean, comfortable and had the river view with patio. Enjoyed the scenery from the patio while sipping my morning coffee from the lobby downstairs. Had a room next to our daughter and son-law. Easy walking to shops and restaurants. Friendly staff always asking if you needed anything, especially Paul, the GM. We had lots of options for excursions during the...

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

We are so very pleased that you had such a great weekend with us! Our location is second to none as we are right on the beautiful Ottauquechee River and steps from our beautiful downtown which boasts great restaurants and shopping. Thank you so much for the fantastic review and we look forward to your next say.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one evening on a road trip heading to Canada. The rooms were clean. It is a clean motel type room close to the town of Woodstock. The rate was very reasonable. There is nothing charming about the property and the bed posts partially blocked the view of the TV.

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased that you chose to stay with us! We hope that you were able to spend some time in Woodstock's shops and restaurants all of which are within walking distance of The Shire. Looking forward to your next stay with us!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an independent hotel in the Village of Woodstock, VT. Each of our 43 rooms is uniquely furnished in traditional New England style and many of them have a beautiful view of the Ottauquechee River which flows behind the property. Hospitality is our priority and we want you to feel at home here at The Shire Woodstock. Our General Manager lives on the premises and is available to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We have some rooms with fireplaces, some with Jacuzzis and a limited number of "dog friendly" rooms. All of our rooms have Cable TV, wifi and a small refrigerator, as well as individual heating and air conditioning. Join us for a relaxing, quiet vacation in a place steeped in tradition-The Shire Woodstock. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shire Woodstock

Address: 46 Pleasant St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1126 (Formerly Shire Riverview Lodging)
Region: United States > Vermont > Woodstock
Price Range: $152 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shire Woodstock 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Shire Riverview Hotel Woodstock
Shire Riverview Woodstock
The Shire Woodstock Vermont
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“We stayed in the separate "River House" building. It was great.”
poma, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“River view rooms are the best! Nice sitting deck to watch the river roll by we even saw some ducks floating along.”
NKathyk, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Room 116 was awesome!”
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“Riverview are spectacular.”
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