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Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe

1.2 km from Chester centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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244 Main St, Chester, VT 05143-9358
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first stay at a bed and breakfast. We were initially a bit concerned about finding an inn that was gay friendly considering the atmosphere is more intimate than a normal hotel. We found the hugging bear inn on a site listing gay friendly beds and breakfasts and we decided to book it and give it a shot....

2Thank Frank S
Laura T, Owner at Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe, responded to this review

Frank! So happy you had such a wonderful experience here. It is our pleasure to please you and bring comfort and a relaxing experience to all our guests. We enjoyed meeting you as well and hope you will not only visit us again but tell others about our Inn and Shoppe! Blessings and fun! Laura

Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a B & B where you are treated as family, try the Hugging Bear Inn & Shop. Everyone goes out of their way to make you feel at home. We enjoyed the afternoon homemade chocolate chip cookies and brownies. Paul makes the most delicious breakfasts. We were looking for the unique so selected the round...

Thank springw695
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this place through booking.com. My boyfriend and I are fans of many B & B's but unfortunately we will be crossing this one off our list The room was relatively nice except that the bathroom was exceptionally small. But the worst part was that when we went to shower, we found hair all over the shower walls and...

Thank plumeriact
central nj
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This weekend I took a trip down memory lane to a state that helped enrich my life. Each summer and winter we would head to the Teddy Bear Shop to explore the hundreds if not thousands of various bear-mobilia. My nieces loved it as I saw the same joy to explore in their eyes like I once had as a...

Thank rissibythesea
Whitesboro, New York
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The location is simple to find. Parking is great - feet from the door. The staff is exceptionally warm and kind. Instant friends. The lobby and living room is a great place to relax and chat. The bedrooms are super clean and brightly decorated. Our room (3) has no closet and a tiny bathroom. It was more than workable for...

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We felt the great vibes as soon as we were met by Candi, our hostess. She made us feel welcome and attended to our every need. Our room was beautiful and bright. Bathroom a little small, but overall we will go back again and again.

Thank Linda F
Tiverton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This B&B is in a lovely location, although hot weather meant we needed windows open at night, which then meant that we were woken up by early morning truck traffic. Good sized room - Bear's Den - but small bathroom - no bath and small inadequate shower. Very friendly and welcoming hosts with advice on where to dine (and where...

Thank Richard S
Laura T, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe, responded to this review

Richard, It was a pleasure having you here at the Hugging Bear! Sorry about the unseasonably hot weather. We were taken by this early surprise and did not have our air conditioners in yet. Well, they are in now! LOL. I am glad you liked our big homey Vermont breakfasts. We aim to please! We hope you will bless us...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The exterior of the inn and shoppe is so inviting. The are bears hidden everywhere. There was ample free parking and the lady owner was lovely. She left us to ourselves for a long while but did check that we were okay to wander. This shop is on 2 levels, with bargains in the basement along with the biggest collection...

Thank Carole W
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We've been repeat guests at the inn for many years. We've stayed in nearly every room and they're all charming and comfortable. The village of Chester is quaint with New England charm, making it a great place for a getaway. The innkeepers are friendly and delightful. Be sure to check out the shop, which includes specialty teddy bears, puppets, gifts,...

Thank sndisalvo
Naples, Maine
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We had one of the larger rooms. Bed was very comfortable and the room was very clean. This is a home that is charming with it's antique architecture, many rooms, lovely staircase, pocket door, big windows and creaky floors. Everything you'd expect from a house this old. The bath rooms are small but clean. The cat Stormy finally came to...

Thank bren20162016

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe

Address: 244 Main St, Chester, VT 05143-9358
Region: United States > Vermont > Chester
Price Range: ₹ 7,917 - ₹ 11,541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Didn't stop in hotel only visited the shop”
 of 5 bubbles CaroleW883, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If it matters to you, ask for a room with a newer bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles debbrunetti, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Top level facing the main street can be warm if you there in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles marksO1385NG, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Our turret room (#1) is probably the smallest room, with one queen bed. We loved it, but if you want more space, ask for one of the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles BobbieB853, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The king room is actually two twins beds put together.”
 of 5 bubbles KathyP074, 31 May 2014 | Read review
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