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Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe

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244 Main St, Chester, VT 05143-9358 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Wheelchair Access
2.5 Star accommodation
Reviews (62)
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I spent one night at Hugging Bear Inn on a road trip through Vermont. It's an historic home with lots of character: antiques and the bear theme throughout. The hostess, Kristen, was very friendly and welcoming. She said the B & B...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A week ago my wife and I began our 7 day tour of Vermont with an overnight at The Hugging Bear Inn in Chester. What a delightful time we had staying at this landmark home. The location was central to everything and the room was...More

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Response from KristenM1857, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 3 weeks ago

This made my day!! Thank you so much :) It was great to have you as you started the journey and I am so glad to hear it went well. Come and see us anytime! I really appreciate the Review, thank you for taking a...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a unique little shop with a great selection of bears, stuffed animals, and puppets. We stop every time we are in Vermont. He taff us always very friendly and our girls always find something cute to bring home!

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Response from Kristen M, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much for visiting the shop. The teddy bears appreciate the hugs!

Reviewed 11 February 2018

My daughter and I recently stayed here for a weekend of skiing at Okemo and it worked out perfectly. About 20 minutes from the mountain, this big, old Victorian house has a lot of charm in a town full of charm. Breakfast was good and...More

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Response from Laura T, Owner at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 12 February 2018

So glad your stay was enjoyable. We aim to please and serve as best as we can! The breakfasts are soooo good aren't they?!!!! Nothing like a made-to-order full hot VT country breakfast before you hit the slopes. Please come stay with us again soon!...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We had a wonderful time at the Hugging Bear last weekend. What a beautifully appointed inn--high quality materials, beautiful furniture and everything is spotless. Laura is a great host, and Paul cooked us such a delicious breakfast- locally sourced eggs, sausages and whole grain blueberry...More

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Response from Laura T, Owner at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 2 November 2017

My pleasure as always!!!! Hope to see you again soon!

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About
Description
Family owned Bed and Breakfast that feels like Home. Clean, comfortable and within walking distance to everything on the Chester Green. Enjoy breakfast made to order just for you. Farm fresh eggs, french toast, More gluten free pancakes.. cookies in the dining room anytime. Browse the Shoppe where you may stumble across a delightful collectible Teddy Bear who has been waiting to travel home with your family. Many new Gund, Steiff classics and Artisan Bears that cannot be found anywhere else. We look forward to sharing the Inn and Shoppe with you. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$128 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Vermont > Chester
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$128 - US$173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United States > Vermont > Chester
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Room & Suite (10)
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origJohnandYoko
3 September 2016|
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Response from Laura T | Property representative |
All rooms come with bathrooms with showers. ! room has a claw-foot tub/shower combo.
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origJohnandYoko
3 September 2016|
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Response from Rick S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Each room has a shower, sink, and toilet inside. Very small closets.
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"Choose a room with space to move around and away from the main street. Make sure you can go up stairs."
colt123
3 days ago
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"All rooms are ideal and comfortable."
mattscag
3 weeks ago
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"Didn't stop in hotel only visited the shop"
CaroleW883
16 Apr 2016
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"If it matters to you, ask for a room with a newer bathroom."
debbrunetti
24 Jan 2016
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