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St Louis, missouri
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260 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

When you first drive into the parking lot you see a nicely painted white motel. The parking spaces are real wide which makes it easier to load and unload your care. The front desk is not much to look at but you just check in there so do not let it fool you. We reserved the king room with a... More 

1 Thank socntytiger
Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Recently stayed at the Shire for a weekend wedding at the Woodstock Inn. the Inn was too rich for my blood so my friends and I decided to book a block of rooms here. It was great. The rooms were large and accommodating. Small refrigerator in each room was great for snacks and drinks. The large common balcony faces the... More 

1 Thank Hainsey
Boston, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2014

You cannot beat the Shire for the price and quality of the accommodations. It is the best price in Woodstock, but don't let that fool you. The quality is excellent also. Ask for a room with a view of the river, You also get your own little balcony. Great view. Also for those of you familiar with John Wesley's Puritan... More 

2 Thank JohnWesley_13
Atlanta, Georgia
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285 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Very nice unpretentious motel, with a great location in two ways: One, it's right on the beautiful little Ottauquechee River, so in almost all cases your window will look out on a beautiful pastoral scene with babbling brook. Two, it's a short walk to downtown and lots of good restaurants, shopping etc. It's a two-story motel (plus three rooms on... More 

3 Thank FoodieOnAHarley
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We were very pleased with the Shire Riverview . The room was very spacious, clean, and had a beautiful view of the river. Walking distance to the downtown area with shops & restaurants. Several interesting sights were an easy drive. We especially enjoyed the Marsh, Billings, and Rockefeller Farm.

Queensbury, New York
1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We stopped there off the road by happenstance, very happy we did. The room was beautiful with a 4 poster bed very clean and views of the river. There is a balcony with a view of the river as well very peaceful listening the sounds of the water and birds. The owners Dorothy and Vince were very nice people as... More 

Thank Gail S
new york
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

A bit spendy but a beautiful location overlooking the river in a classic new england village - Woodstock, Vt.. Charming room, flower beds, lawn down to the river in back. You will love it. Not much else to say. They don't offer anything else - just a nice room ina great spot. When you get there you will understand. You... More 

1 Thank hudsonvalleyboy
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Great place to stay with beautiful views over a river. The rooms are big (if a little dated) and the balcony with chairs and tables is very nice to sit with a glass of wine and soak up the view. Woodstock and the surrounding area is gorgeous. We found a great creak to swim in. Only down side to the... More 

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Greenwich, CT
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101 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014

When I pulled up to the Shire, I have to admit that despite all the great reviews, I was feeling a little concerned. From the outside, it looks like your typical motel. However, the room was really nice, spacious, well lit (important because I like to read in the evening) very clean, and relatively quiet. The bed was very comfortable.... More 

1 Thank CTTraveler99
Philadelphia, PA
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127 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Shire Riverview is located on the river in Woodstock. It is about 3 blocks from all of downtown Woodstock. It is across the street from a supermarket. So you have a lovely view and walking convenience. The inn has free Wi-Fi as well. Shire does not have a breakfast so take that into account when pricing rooms. I would suggest... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an independent hotel in the Village of Woodstock, VT. Each of our 43 rooms is uniquely furnished in traditional New England style and many of them have a beautiful view of the Ottauquechee River which flows behind the property. Hospitality is our priority and we want you to feel at home here at The Shire Woodstock. Our General Manager lives on the premises and is available to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We have some rooms with fireplaces, some with Jacuzzis and a limited number of "dog friendly" rooms. All of our rooms have Cable TV, wifi and a small refrigerator, as well as individual heating and air conditioning. Join us for a relaxing, quiet vacation in a place steeped in tradition-The Shire Woodstock. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shire Woodstock

Address: 46 Pleasant St., Woodstock, VT 05091 (Formerly Shire Riverview Lodging)
Region: United States > Vermont > Woodstock
Price Range: €120 - €191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shire Woodstock 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Shire Riverview Hotel Woodstock
Shire Riverview Woodstock
The Shire Woodstock Vermont
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“Avoid the corner room next to the tea / coffee station .”
 of 5 bubbles GordonR46, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The River rooms are the best (IMHO)”
 of 5 bubbles FredB97, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The river view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles marybel1, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the building next to the main motel are more private.”
 of 5 bubbles 1312Kathy, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra and book a river view room”
 of 5 bubbles kalinca62, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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