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South Shire Inn

124 Elm St, Bennington, VT 05201-2232
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  • Downtown Bennington Visitor Center
    0.1 km
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Reviewed 30 April 2015
A Thoroughly Enjoyable Stay
I just returned home from a vacation to the northeast that... more
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Blanco, Texas
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I just returned home from a vacation to the northeast that included a three-night stay at the South Shire Inn in Bennington, Vermont. I could not have been happier with the experience. The Inn consists of a main house and a carriage house that has been very nicely converted into rooms. Our room in the carriage house was spacious and...

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 February 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here just recently and it was a very relaxing 2 1/2 days. We stayed in the Gold room, comfy bed, bathrobes, and a nice fireplace. Joyce, the owner, got us tea or hot chocolate every afternoon, breakfast was pancakes and fruit, any juice you would want, and eggs the next day. Very filling If you...

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 December 2014

We arrived on a cold snowy Thursday in December. The chill was quickly replaced by the warm greeting we received from Joyce. The Main building was being tastefully decorated for the holidays by her husband, George. Joyce walked us to the carriage house and showed us the Sleigh Suite. A large suite with all the comforts of home and more....

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UK
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Joyce welcomed us by name and showed us around her lovely home. The main rooms were beautifully furnished and very comfortable. Joyce told us about the age of the building and some of its history. She also gave us a map of Bennington and showed us in detail where to visit, together with restaurant recommendations. Our room "The Wentworth" was...

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Cary
Reviewed 26 August 2014

My friend and I stayed in the Rose room on our recent trip to Bennington, Vermont. The room was lovely, larger than expected, and extremely clean with comfortable beds. We were fortunate that a very nice young man who was staying on the first floor helped us upstairs with our luggage. Our breakfast was nice but a little less special...

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Just returned from our stay at the South Shire Inn. The place was fantastic. Joyce was a wonderful hostess. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. The Inn is centrally located with easy access to many attractions. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank fran1963
Seneca, South Carolina
Reviewed 7 August 2014

My wife and I stayed at the South Shire Inn while on a bicycle tour in Vermont. Our room was in the carriage house (Coach Room) and we couldn't have been more pleased with the accommodations. The room was large, comfortable, nicely appointed and very clean. We especially enjoyed the spacious sitting room in the morning complete with Keurig and...

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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

My room was in the carriage house and I loved it. It was clean and with plenty of space. The bathroom had both a tub and stand up shower. The main house has a beautiful library. I think this place is better for couples than for families. The location is perfect since its walking distance to the little town center...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We had a wonderful weekend at the South Shire Inn this past fall. Joyce couldn't do enough for us. While some reviewers felt there was a remoteness, all I had to do was engage her in conversation and that did it! I can't speak for the husband, who is the one in charge of making the breakfast; he stays out...

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Thank Nancy T
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Lovely Inn, charming building and very well kept. The room we stayed in was super cute an perfect for a short trip. The fireplace adds a romantic touch and the lack of TV is greatly appreciated as it gives you time to socialize, read, etc.. Nice host (not too intrusive, something I love). The breakfast was very tasty. The only...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lovely Victorian manor and Carriage House within an easy walk of downtown shops and restaurants. Nine spacious rooms all with private bath, many with fireplaces. Full breakfast served in beautiful dining room with original ornate plaster work. Afternoon tea provided in the mahogany paneled library. Close local attractions including the Bennington Museum, Bennington Monument, Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA), Oldcastle Theatre, Mount Anthony golf course and weekly Farmer's Market. ... more   less 

Additional Information about South Shire Inn

Address: 124 Elm St, Bennington, VT 05201-2232
Region: United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Bennington
Price Range: ₹ 7,166 - ₹ 12,284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“The Peach Room has an extremely large bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles donnat935, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We loved the large and beautiful Gold Room on the 2nd floor of the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles 767aliciad, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the west side of the building seemed larger and more comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles Temmons, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The Wentworth is on the ground floor off the main reception. I would imagine there could be some noise is the inn were full, but we had a great nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles Wilson080, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Remember, no elevator for ease of luggage handling. No TV in our room, maybe in others, not sure.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelingfriends2014, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
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