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The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

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39 West Road P.O. Box 678, Manchester, VT 05254 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an absolute gem of a B&B. Spectacular, is all I can say. I was in the Blue Bonnet room that was huge. Bathroom was spotless. Room amenities were first class. The staff was great. Location was perfect. Room had a working gas fireplace and...More

Thank Steve M
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 2 days ago

Dear Steve M, Thank you for staying with us and sharing this spectacular review! It is so wonderful to hear you enjoyed the Blue Bonnet Suite and all the luxurious relaxation it provides! Our team truly cares for the details and it is always fantastic...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We found the room (the Panther Suite) dark and uncomfortable. Furniture antique. Bed was comfortable. Way too pricey for one night. The staff was very good especially Charles. Restaurant was good. The hotel room we stayed in needs refurbishingMore

Thank stanleymcooper
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 days ago

Dear stanleymcooper, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your feedback with our team! I am so happy to hear you found the bed comfortable and the staff to be "very good." Our team takes pride in caring for our guests and ensuring...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, as the wonderful staff greeted us & brought us to the Pond View Suite, we had a great & relaxing time at The Reluctant Panther. Our room had both a gas fireplace in the bathroom, as well as a wood-burning...More

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Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lee S, Your thorough feedback is so greatly appreciated! It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed your "classic Vermont getaway" at the Reluctant Panther. Our Pond View Suite is truly luxurious and I am glad you found the time to enjoy the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife and I, on short notice needed a long weekend getaway but wanted to take our two small dogs. We got a large suite(Pond View) and they were very welcoming to us and our dogs. Complete with water bowls, treats and bags. The Panther is...More

Thank EconimusRex
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

Dear EconimusRex, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. I am so happy we were able to accommodate you, your wife and your pups for a long weekend getaway! It sounds like all four of you had plenty...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Reluctant Panther Inn in Manchester, VT. I posted a review on the Inn and wanted to post a separate review of the restaurant. The Chef is Sigal Rocklin, voted best Chef in Vermont for 2018. I have to...More

Thank Jim S
Response from R P, General Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 7 September 2018

Dear Jim S, Thank you for your comments regarding your "perfect" dining experience with us at the Reluctant Panther! Our Chef, and her team, so enjoy creating fresh, seasonal menus that can tempt any palate. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed a variety of menu...More

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20 Room and Suite luxury boutique hotel located in Manchester Village. Newly renovated accommodations, marble en-suite baths, luxurious linens and robes, complimentary breakfast, parking and wi-fi. Gourmet More dining experience in Southern Vermont's top-rated restaurant. An elegant vacation experience in charming Southern Vermont. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Babysitting
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 225 - US$ 487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Reluctant Panther Inn And Restaurant
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The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant Hotel Manchester
Location
United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Manchester
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$ 225 - US$ 487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Reluctant Panther Inn And Restaurant
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The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant Hotel Manchester
Location
United States > Vermont > Green Mountains > Manchester
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Dining (23)
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Ken H
28 November 2016|
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Response from R P | 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
27 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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Room Tips
"Pond and Arbor suites are the furtherest from the main hotel and the most private."
EconimusRex
2 weeks ago
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"We loved the Ondawa Suite."
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5 Sep 2018
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"Highly recommend the Primrose Room"
paulcJ1323AV
17 Aug 2018
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"The Primrose Suite was nice and bright with lovely furnishings."
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30 Jul 2018
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