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  • Excellent93%
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“grand suite”(11 reviews)
“cafe provence”(13 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

So many good things to say I'm not sure where to start! I came upon this Inn upon doing a search for 'Intimate Wedding Venues Vermont' because my fiancé and I were looking for a small, quaint place to get married that we could afford,...More

Thank dianaalm
Response from Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for selecting us for your wedding and we are so happy that we were able to make your special day so special. And, thank you for your amazing review! It is first rate and deeply appreciated. We hope it helps others choose to...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

I almost don't want to share this review...for fear that it won't be my little secret anymore! My husband and I discovered the Lilac Inn a few years ago, and booked a room on the off season. We were so thrilled when we discovered, that...More

Thank ExpatLife101
Response from Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac InnResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your ‘secret’ and your review. Our part of Vermont is busiest when the leaves are out from May to October. However, we never close and the winter season is a great time to have a romantic getaway in one of the...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018

Planned a trip to Brenden for snowshoeing, although the weather didn't cooperate, our stay at the Lilac inn was great! Shelley and Doug were very genuine. The property is amazing even though it's winter I can imagine how beautiful the landscape is in the spring/summer....More

Thank grdnT
Response from Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac InnResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you for being our guests for your snowshoeing weekend. We are fortunate to have six working fireplaces in the Inn and they are always popular with winter guests. We hope that you can come back in the summer times and enjoy our nearly two...More

Reviewed 19 February 2018

Wonderful building with historical features beautifully maintained. Excellent food. Bar is cozy. Comfortable rooms. Hosts make an effort to get to know you. Great place for group socializing. Hated to leaveMore

Thank Mary Melvin F
Response from Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac InnResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you for being our guests and for your comments. We are so glad our Inn is still welcoming guests after a hundred years. As we mentioned, the building was almost torn down thirty years ago and it would have been a horrible loss. We...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Pros: - Beautiful B&B. - Wonderful hosts/owners. Shelly was exceptionally attentive and remembered everything we requested. - Excellent room with a wood burning fireplace. - Breakfasts were very good. - Library is a great spot to relax in front of a big wood fireplace. -...More

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Response from Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac InnResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you for being our guests for a romantic getaway weekend in one of our three fireplace guest rooms. We are glad you were able to enjoy the library fireplace, too. Our breakfast menu always includes eggs any style you like, plus omelets. So, we...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$148 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$148 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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UsaSandy
10 January 2017|
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We could upgrade you to king bedded rooms
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UsaSandy
10 January 2017|
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Response from Lilacinn | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in the Lilac Inn. Brandon is the next town South of Middlebury, about 20 minutes. Our restaurant is only available for groups and functions, but we do a cooked to order breakfast for guests each... More
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Famished
2 November 2015|
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We are not near any Metro stops, as there is not a subway system in Vermont as we are a rural state. There is AMTRAK service to Rutland which is 20 miles to the south.
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"Stairs access all rooms, some rooms are away from others more so than the rest."
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"The Grand Suite is amazing, but all the other rooms are lovely with unique charm of their own. You can't..."
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"Several rooms to choose from depending on your preference and pet friendly"
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"Although all of the rooms are beautifully decorated, we favor the Grand suite.... so special for us."
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