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Hartford County CT
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was our first time taking our dog on a non-camping vacation, and honestly we didn't know how Colby would do. As soon as we arrived at Layla's, we knew we made the right decision. This inn embodies everything we love about West Dover, Vermont: It's fun, laid back, warm and welcoming. Layla and Stella are gracious hostesses, and their...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Yes we are a fun place for dogs as well as humans. Thank you for taking the time to let other people know what we are all about. It is always nice to have guest enjoy our Lodge as it is intended. I look forward to seeing you all again and to let you know we have many of secret...

Barrington, Rhode Island
Reviewed 25 August 2016

From the minute we arrived until the minute we left we were well taken care of. Both the two legged and four legged proprietors knew how to make us feel welcome and taken care of. We had an amazing breakfast that we got to enjoy on the back patio. The suite we stayed in was beautiful! I can't say enough...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

This makes me a happy person to hear this. Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to seeing all of you again soon, warm regards Sandy

Westville, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was my first trip to Vermont and Sandy, the owner, was very friendly. He also cooked us an amazing breakfast both mornings. He has two dogs that are so friendly and playful along with dog-friendly rooms.

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We only wish our dogs could speak to us. That way we would know if what we do is up to sniff, this would help us determin what they need. It was great to have you stay with us and we look forward to your return to Vermont and Layla's in a different season or...

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in town for the green mountain adventure challenge and stayed at Layla's. We didn't want to leave come the end of the weekend! We pulled in the drive way and we're met by Layla and Stella..2 dogs who couldn't be more cute or friendly ! Sandy was truly amazing, he made us feel right at...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. This is what all Inn keepers look for. A little acknowledgment that we are doing our jobs and doing it correctly. To hear you call Layla's home brings a huge smile to my face. I have found my stride and having guest like you makes it easier to do so. I will keep on...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very attentive, made us and our dog feel like our own home. Breakfast was great too. Sandy, Layla and Stella were very hospitable. Rooms were clean. Lawn is impeccable and the grounds are so pretty. Would definitely stay there again.

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you both! It was a pleasure to meet you two( and yes your dog) and I look forward to your return anytime. Autumn is a wonderful time to get away and enjoy the green mountains in all of their color and beauty, regards Sandy

Reviewed 18 July 2016

Although we checked in after the check-in time, Sandy, Layla and Stella were up and ready for us, making sure that the room was to our liking and that everything was acceptable. It was a small gesture to have the Owner wait up for us, but as strangers in the area it meant a lot! He even gave us directions...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

WOW I am humbled! It is what I do I am here to make your travels to Vermont the best I can make it. Yes I do get up early and it is always nice to see guest up and ready to conquer the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge. Cooking is one of my passions and I am glad you liked...

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our trip to Layla's Riverside Lodge was nothing short of superb! We were planning on visiting Dover, VT (we're from Rhode Island) to do the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge and Layla's was listed as a lodging option. Knowing nothing besides the fact that it was named after the owners dog, we booked a room. From the very beginning, the owner,...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you two for the nice words. What I do I do because I love what I do simple and sweet. To have been blessed with guest like you is what makes this business venture worth while. Your review was the second of the day that brought a tear to my eye. These are tears of joy. It is nice...

Reviewed 27 June 2016

From Sandy’s interesting stories to his gorgeous English Setters, Layla’s should be the only choice when staying in Dover, VT. My boyfriend and I spent two nights at Layla's while attempting to complete the Green Mountain Adventure Challenge. We had a wonderful stay at this lodge. Not only is it conveniently located, but Sandy is very hospitable and made us...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you and I am excited that you get the feeling I am trying to put forth. Layla and Stella are truly made for the hospitality business. I look forward to your return and creating more memories with you two. It is always nice to see what I do has an affect on people. Thank you again for the kind...

Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Awesome place, awesome host. Had a great time there with my fiancé. Would definitely go back, food and hospitality was amazing. Had plenty of privacy as well as good conversation with host. Place was very clean. Dogs are awesome.

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

WOW I am glad you had a blast. Thank you for your kind words. I do work hard at this and to see your review makes me smile, and realize that what I am doing seems to be working. I look forward to seeing you again, regards Sandy

Newtown, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Layla's (and owner Sandy) was a great spot to spend a weekend. It's probably not for everyone. Yes, Sandy's dogs run the place and are friendly with visitors. If that's a problem for you, this isn't your spot. But we felt like we were going home each evening, greeted with wagging tails and friendly smiles from Sandy. The food was...

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LaylasRiversideLodge, Owner at Layla's Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. A unique gem is a wonderful way of describing me and the girls. I try to make everyone feel as if they are a a family members home and not at a hotel. Yes I am dog friendly and thank you again, and I look forward to seeing you again, regards Sandy

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Layla's Riverside Lodge

Address: 145 Route 100, Dover, VT 05356 (Formerly The Four Seasons Inn)
Region: United States > Vermont > Dover
Price Range: €153 - €266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Layla's Riverside Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“The pictures on the web site don't do this place justice. The rooms are much nicer looking in person.”
 of 5 bubbles SWCTmom, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The honeymoon suite is beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles _diziojoey, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room #6 (we think Standard Queen) with air conditioner. Excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles Rhode_Island_April, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Suite #4 which was beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles naomia570, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Dog friendly”
 of 5 bubbles mariegB5662WF, 31 May 2016 | Read review
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