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Hugging Bear Inn & Shoppe

244 Main St, Chester, VT 05143-9358
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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, 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.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welcomed by the inn's host, Kristen who made us feel right at home. This is a quaint country Inn that is centrally located and easy to find. Parking was on site and easy. We were told some of the inn's history and shown...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank B R
Response from KristenM1857, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! I really enjoyed the weekend as well and look forward to having you back with family and friends. I have to admit... I too enjoy the 24 hour coffee and cookies :) When everyone is comfortable it feels like a job well done.

Reviewed 6 November 2018

pleasant stay in an old inn. comfortable room, good breakfast, nice innkeeper. you don't have to love bears to stay here! i think there are 6 rooms with various configurations. there is also a shop on the premises that sells teddy bears.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank marybeth02140
Response from KristenM1857, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you! Great to have you stay and look forward to having you back. And its true.. we welcome Non Bear Lovers but beware of beloved Teddy Bears jumping off the shelves and into your arms :) Kristen

Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank colt123
Response from KristenM1857, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for your review and I apologize for just seeing it now. Room 4 and 5 have the largest bathrooms with Room 4 offering the largest bed and bathroom. I am currently working on some updated photos and room descriptions and this feedback helps....More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank mattscag
Response from KristenM1857, Manager at Hugging Bear Inn & ShoppeResponded 21 September 2018

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!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank kelly l
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!

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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.
3 September 2016|
Response from ricks783 | 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."
12 Oct 2018
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"All rooms are ideal and comfortable."
20 Sep 2018
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"Didn't stop in hotel only visited the shop"
16 Apr 2016
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"If it matters to you, ask for a room with a newer bathroom."
24 Jan 2016
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US$128 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesVermontChester
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