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The Mountaineer Inn at Stowe
Ranked #20 of 24 Hotels in Stowe
Reviewed 22 February 2012

I stayed at the Mountaineer Inn back in the winter of 1990 on a college ski trip, and I remember having a pleasant stay there with the indoor heated pool and the crackling fireplace in the lobby. 22 years later when I planned a family ski trip, I wanted to return but I was concerned about what toll the past 20+ years might have taken on the place. I was pleasantly surprised to find the Mountaineer to be a clean, hospitable place to stay. It's a small older hotel (my grandmother even stayed here in 1967!), but the owners obviously keep the place up well. The rooms weren't fancy, but they were clean and freshly-painted. We had a room with a nice view out the back door of a babbling brook, and there were dedicated locking closets outside the rooms where we could store our ski equipment. A basic continental breakfast was a nice start to the day (especially when food at Stowe is so expensive). It's located only about 4 miles from Stowe, so it was a great place to stay on our trip. And the large hot tub downstairs was a pleasant place to relax after a day on the slopes. I'd like to extend a big thank you to the staff at the Mountaineer for taking such good care of the hotel--and their guests. I'd definitely stay here again.

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  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 February 2012

I stayed there as part of a group. It is a very cozy and warm setting. The breakfast was delicious, with a huge variety of dellcious plates to choose from. The pool/jacuzzi was so inviting, I couldn't get enough of it! The staff was very accommodating, professional and friendly. I definitely will be back! Great Place!

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

4 miles away from the Mountain; you can't get much closer than this! Unlike most things in Stowe, the Inn was not overpriced. We got a great deal as part of a ski group.

The free breakfast is hearty but nothing to write home about. That was OK as it served well as fuel for the skiing that came soon after.

The indoor pool and hot tub were a nice surprise and were enjoyed by our 5 year old.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 January 2012

We came up to the Mountaineer Inn last weekend as part of a group ski trip. The manager was very friendly, happy to give us advice and tips. Rooms were clean, and the giant, 20-person hot tub downstairs is great after a day of skiing. There was almost always a pot of coffee ready, and the manager was happy to brew more on request. The inn is about 4 miles from the base lodge, and getting in and parking was a breeze. There's also a shuttle that will pick you up on the road. Our package included breakfast both mornings: not gourmet, but a step up from continental breakfast. It included eggs, bacon, sausage, and pancakes or french toast, as well as bagels, muffins, and cereal. These were served buffet-style. The only downsides were a slight musty odor in the halls when we checked in (old building with a pool, not too bad), and the fact that we never saw the downstairs lounge and bar open. I think it's only open late on Saturday nights--though if you want to go drinking in Stowe, there is no shortage of options. Overall, a very serviceable, not too expensive option for staying in Stowe in the winter.

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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

Recently stayed 3 nights in the Mountaineer Inn in Stowe and were quite happy with the hotel and overall stay. The price was very reasonable for Stowe (about half the cost of any other hotel in the area for the week we were there). The rooms were basic, but quite large and very clean and were adequate for our needs. The complementary breakfast was good- all the basics (pancakes, eggs, bacon, bagels, etc) that provide a good base for a day on the mountains!
Everyone who worked at the Inn was extremely friendly and willing to help with any questions and provided great suggestions for dinner and drink locations in the area.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about The Mountaineer Inn at Stowe

Address: 3343 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672-4800
Region: United States > Vermont > Stowe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Stowe
Price Range: ₹ 6,708 - ₹ 12,113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Mountaineer Inn at Stowe 2*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a budget Inn that is located just 3 miles from Main Street, and just 3.5 miles from the famous Mount Mansfield. ... more   less 
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