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The Governor's Inn

86 Main Street , Ludlow, VT 05149 USA (Show map)
4.7
17 Reviews
$144 - $299
per night

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About

Step back into the 19th century, but with 21st century amenities! Afternoon tea, sweets and tea sandwiches served in the parlor with its extraordinary slate fireplaces, polished wookwork, and oriental rugs. Retire to your cozy bed chamber, warmed by a gas fireplace, read, watch cable TV or a video, or connect to WiFi; relax in the whirlpool. Awake to a bountiful breakfast -- perhaps apple cinnamon pancakes or our Vermont Cheese and Eggs in a puff pastry. Then off to explore Vermont. Experience outstanding food, impeccable service, gracious surroundings, friendship, and warm hospitality.

Rooms & Rates

Annabelle's Room

Romantic bedroom with queen size bed. The private bathroom has a separate dressing area and additional sink. Beautiful gas fireplace, cable TV with DVD/VCR. Air conditioned. Wireless internet access. Evening turn-down service. (No smoking anywhere in the inn.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169-$209

Sarah's Room

Bright, sunlit room, with very comfortable queen size bed and antique furnishings. Private bath with tub/shower. This is a charming, traditional bedroom, one of the smaller rooms in the inn, and is just perfect for guests who don't require a TV in their bedroom. (Just down the hallway there is a common room with TV.) Wireless internet access. Evening turn-down service. Air-conditioned.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $144-$189

Jessica's Room

Spectacular views of Okemo Mountain from this third floor room overlooking Main Street. This popular room has a king size bed with luxurious bed linens, Vermont Castings gas stove fireplace, cable TV with DVD/VCR, mini-fridge, and two-person aqua massage whirlpool tub. Air-conditioned. Wireless internet access. Evening turn-down service. (No smoking anywhere in the inn.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189-$269

Laura's Room

Third floor room with Vermont Castings gas stove fireplace, antique armoire, cable TV with DVD. King size bed. Completely private bath with shower is directly (one step) across the hall. Wireless internet access. Turndown service. Air-conditioned. (No smoking anywhere in the inn.)

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169-$209

The Suite

Located on the third floor, this very private and romantic room is the finest in the house. Bed chamber has queen size four poster bed, luxurious bed linens, Vermont Castings gas stove fireplace, and large sky window with beautiful view of nearby Okemo Mountain. Bath has shower and also a two-person aqua massage tub. Separate sitting room includes chairs, a chaise lounge, mini-fridge, and cable TV with DVD/VCR. Wireless internet access. (No smoking anywhere in the inn.) Air-conditioned.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $199-$299

Lizzie's Room

Overlooking Main Street and tastefully decorated in blues and whites, this cozy room features a queen-size bed with hand-crocheted coverlet, antique shaving chest, and antique armoire. The room's attached bathroom has a tub/shower combination. A hair dryer, bath robes, Wi-Fi, and turndown service are provided. Guests who would like to watch television have access to a nearby common room with cable TV and DVD player.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $144-$184

Priscilla's Room

Our largest guest room, this elegant room includes a sitting area with loveseat located near the fireplace - perfect to sit and read a book or enjoy watching a DVD from the inn's video library. The room features an antique queen-size bed with hand-carved walnut head board and foot board, burled walnut armoire, marble-topped dressing table, gas fireplace, cable television with DVD/VCR, and mini-fridge. The attached bath has tub/shower combination. A hair dryer, luxurious robes, Wi-Fi, and turn-down service are provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $199-$259

The Governor's Room

Once Vermont Governor Stickney's master bedroom, this comfortable and elegant room features a bay window with sitting area, a king-size bed with antique brass head-board, gas fireplace, cable television with DVD/VCR, antique night table, antique chest, built-in armoire, mini-fridge, and a small bath with shower. A hair dryer, luxurious robes, Wi-Fi, and turn-down service are provided.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189-$249

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.8

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17 Reviews

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Needs some touch ups

3.8 on September 04, 2014

Great host, super breakfast! Rooms need some TLC just due to wear and tear. Inn is up for sale so perhaps the next owner can help.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you found our service and dining outstanding. I am concerned about your guest room and cleanliness ratings. We would like to know how we can improve.


One of the best bed and breakfasts

5 on August 27, 2014

The owners were more than hospitable. Amazing serivice and knowledge of local history. The home is updated with the latest technology from keypad door entry to automatic toilets. We stayed on the second floor. There was even a butler basket for items you may have forgotten tooth brushes, shaving cream, etc Breakfast was outstanding!!! Easily the best BB we have stayed. A must visit for any vermont goer. More than reasonable prices.


Excellent service and customer care

4.0 on July 09, 2014

Jim (with a J, not a G) was very welcoming as soon as we walked through the door. He gave us a tour of the house and explained the history of the area and of the previous owners. The Inn was beautiful and very well-kept. The Innkeepers were always available to answer our questions, and were extremely helpful in regards to local events, dining, and driving directions. We went for just one night to celebrate a special event, and were treated with as much time and attention as the guests staying for longer. The afternoon Tea was an excellent way to socialize with the other guests and the Inkeepers, and the breakfast was simply delicious. If I return to the area I plan on checking for availability here before going anywhere else.


Wonderful

4.8 on March 13, 2013

Truly enjoyed the entire experience. Was having so much fun and enjoying the hospitality, that found it hard to leave each morning. Jim, Cathy and the team were wonderful hosts. We would definitely recommend to anyone.


Our first trip

5 on March 12, 2013

My boyfriend and I wanted to find a bed and breakfast in Vermont, and my friend recommended The Governor's Inn. She had confused the inn for another place, but I'm glad she did! We were supposed to go on Feb 9 but Nemo showed up and the Massachusetts driving ban meant we could not even get our rental car! The owner was very nice and understanding and rescheduled our stay for the next month without an additional charge. The price was very reasonable for the quality and location. I loved the classic style of the inn and the personal touches. We enjoyed the tea time (wonderful!) and were within walking distance of pubs and dining for the night. I'm VERY particular about staying in hotels, etc, when it comes to cleanliness. I am happy to say we had no problems. The bed was spotless, the bathroom was clean, and the downstairs common area was comfy. The breakfast was GREAT. There were plenty of things to pick from as a vegetarian. And I was surprised to see how much came with the meal! My boyfriend wouldn't stop talking about the breakfast on the drive home. Also, the owner was so helpful and friendly when we were picking a place to eat dinner. He had tons of suggestions for dining and hiking nearby. Overall, we had a great time and hope to return in the fall.


Wonderful Experience

5 on September 27, 2012

Our stay at the Governor's Inn was fabulous!!! The room was spotless and expertly furnished, the common areas were inviting, breakfast was incredible, and Jim and Cathy were the perfect hosts. We just wished that we could have stayed for more than two nights as there was so much to do in the surrounding area. With a little luck and planning, we'll make the long drive up from VA again to experience this little gem hidden near the Green Mountains of Vermont.


We keep coming back!

5 on March 16, 2012

We just completed our fourth stay at the Governor's Inn and these days when we are getting ready to ski Okemo we ask one another "When are we going to The Governor's Inn" rather than when are we going to vermont......the breakfasts are not too be missed and the rooms are so comfortable....we won't stop returning!


All we could ask for!

4.0 on January 27, 2012

We were all very tired when we arrived. The mood of our stay was set when Jim met us at the door and in his warm and friendly manner, showed us around. We felt better right away. Our room was spotless and,the beds very comfortable. It was also the largest and prettiest room I have ever stayed at in an inn. Breakfast was wonderful - a delicious homemade three course delight. When we said " Bye" to Jim, we had high hopes of returning.


Great place for a Reunion

4.2 on November 07, 2011

This is a great place for a small group to get together for a reunion (which we did), a ski weekend, or leaf-peeping, You have to stay for a couple of days or more to really appreciate the hospitality and service of the Innkeepers. If you just want to pass through, the crumby Best Western is across the street.


Wow--what an experience

5 on October 29, 2011

My wife and I stayed here for 3 days and were very impressed. We stay at a lot of B&Bs and this is one of the top ones we have ever stayed at. The freindly atmosphere, amazing breakfasts and warm, inviting rooms were incredible. This B&B is highly recommended for anyone wanting an exceptional experience.


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Location

Location Type

Mountains, Village

Airport

Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) 120 miles

Directions to property:

Follow Interstate 91 north to Vermont Exit 6. Follow Vermont Route 103 through Chester to Ludlow. Vt Rte 103 becomes Main Street in Ludlow. The inn is on the left about 1/4 mile from Black River Union High School.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Arts and Crafts School, Cheese Factories, Weston Priory, Covered Bridges, Maple Sugar Houses, Calvin Coolidge Birthplace, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Library, Telephone , Gourmet three course breakfasts, Complimentary Afternoon Tea, Video and DVD lending library, Hair dryers and luxurious robes in guest rooms, Coffee and tea available in foyer, Aqua Masseur whirlpool tubs in some rooms

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Antiquing, Country Stores, Arts and Crafts School nearby, Weston Priory nearby, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00pm-7:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No Not an appropriate setting for children under 14.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Deposit Amount Required: One night's stay or 50% of anticipated stay, whichever is greater.
  • Cancellations: There is a MINIMUM cancellation fee of $25. For cancellations that occur at least 14 days in advance, the deposit (minus a $25 cancellation fee) will be refunded. For cancellations which occur at least 3 days, but less than 14 days prior to confirmed arrival, the cancellation fee is 25% of the initial deposit. There is no refund of deposit for any cancellation which occurs less than 3 days prior to confirmed arrival.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jim & Cathy Kubec

Languages spoken

English, French

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Cheese and Eggs in Puff Pastry
This delicate blend of eggs and three Vermont cheeses is lightly seasoned with a touch of pepper and baked in a puff pastry.


Details

BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

86 Main Street , Ludlow, VT 05149 USA (Show map)

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