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The Inn at Ormsby Hill

Historic Route 7A/1842 Main Street , Manchester Center, VT 05255 USA (Show map)
4.8
17 Reviews
$185 - $535
per night

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Step across the massive marble threshold of this beautiful, historic property, drop your bags and breathe a sigh of relief. Welcome to a house that has been a home away from home to many. Stop first in the heart of our home - the conservatory dining room. With magnificent views of the Green Mountains, an intricately carved mahogany mantle surrounding an immense fireplace, snacks and beverages day and night, and our amazing three-course breakfast every morning, this room will nourish your body and soul. Steps away are our enormous patio and porch with Adirondack rocking chairs, patio tables, porch swings and views you'll never forget. Plan some time out here with your book, tablet, wine or favorite beverage, and let yourself dissolve into the surroundings. Retreat to your guest oasis with a fireplace, two-person whirlpool tub and organic bath amenities, for some intimate time. Your room might also have a two-person steam shower, private deck, analog tube stereo amplifier or Apple TV. Stroll around the exquisitely landscaped grounds and expect a few surprises: a labyrinth in the meadow or a cozy gazebo hideaway. Experience why the Inn at Ormsby Hill has been awarded the AAA Four Diamond rating since 1999. The friendly, informal innkeepers and staff, and the stunning house and property create a world away from cares, where you can be your true self.

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

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Loved my first Bed & Breakfast stay

5 on July 02, 2014

We can not say enough about how good our stay was at the Inn. The Inn is so beautiful and our room was lovely and very comfortable. It had all the amenities you could think of with some that didn't even cross my mind. Yoshio and Diane are so welcoming and helpful with things to do in Manchester as well as restaurant information to be able to make good choices on where to dine. The grounds are simply breathtaking with comfortable seating inside and outside on the patio. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast each day we were there and good conversation with Yoshio and Diane. We can't wait to be able to visit again.


Innat Ormsby Hill

5 on May 26, 2013

My husband and I decided to go to Vermont for our anniversary and stayed at The Inn at Ormsby Hill. I must say we were extremely pleased with our accommodation. We stayed in the Anne Eliza room. It was beautifully decorated with a fireplace and hot tub. Each morning we would go down to the dining area for coffee and an amazing breakfast that was prepared by Diane the owner. The flavored butter on the Japanese bread was delicious. The owner's Diane and Yoshio were very outgoing and friendly. They would greet you every morning. As they served you breakfast they would explained what was being served and how it was prepared. Their staff was helpful and friendly. The grounds are beautiful but unfortunately it rained the weekend we went and were unable to enjoy them. We look forward to going back next year.


Overnight get away

5 on February 10, 2013

This trip was our first to a bed & breakfast, but many more to come and definately at The Inn at Ormsby Hill. Diane and Yoshio made our stay very comfortable and relaxed. We also want to thank Christine for the tour, she sold us on the Inn.


30th Anniversary Trip

5 on October 23, 2012

Lovely stay for our special anniversary. Beautiful room, wonderful breakfast , great conversation with other guests and new inn keepers. Even though Diane and Yoshio have only had the Inn for a few months, you would think they were seasoned inn keepers. We hope to make a trip back soon.


Annual trip to VT

5 on February 07, 2012

The Inn at Ormsby Hill is the only place to stay in Vermont. The innkeepers, Ted and Chris will make your visit an exceptional one. The breakfast is like no breakfast you have ever had before. Where else do you get desert for breakfast. This was my husband and my fourth trip. Our second year we made the mistake of staying at another B&B, and we will not do that again. All of the rooms are exceptionally decorated and cozy. Attention has been paid to every detail. If you stay here, you are guaranteed a wonderful trip.


Wonderful Stay

4.8 on October 14, 2011

We had a wonderful two night stay at the Inn at Ormsby Hill at the end of September. The Inn's decor and our room, the Lincoln bedroom, were beautiful with antique furnishings throughout.Breakfasts were sumptuous,with Chris outdoing herself each day. We met delightful people during our stay and enjoyed the hospitality of the innkeepers-Ted and Chris Sprauge. We will definitely be back. We have stayed at several top B&B's around the country and would put the Inn right at the top. Ed and Linda Smith


A dream weekend

5 on August 03, 2011

Ted and Chris are delightful innkeepers! The breakfasts prepared by Chris were delicious! The inn itself is so beautiful and meticulous. Our room was lovely, and the bathroom was glorious! We really relaxed in the jacuzzi tub with a bottle of champagne. We can't wait to return!!!


A Charming Spot in Peaceful Vermont

5 on July 31, 2011

My husband and I have made many trips to Manchester over the years. The Inn at Ormsby Hill is a true gem in a neighborhood chock full of inns. The common areas, gardens and rooms are inviting and impeccably maintained. The breakfasts rival meals I've had in the finest hotels in the world. A truly pleasant stay.


The perfect "Currier & Ives" New England Bed & Breakfast

5 on December 14, 2010

I just returned from the perfect weekend in Manchester, Vermont, made so by our host inkeepers Chris & Ted Sprague. The Inn at Ormsby Hill is right out of a Currier & Ives photo with fireplaces in all rooms, jacuzzis, canopy beds, beautiful furnishings throughout, and great views. What made our stay so special was that our hosts made us feel like family staying at their home, and not guests. Chris is a wonderful chef and the many course breakfasts could not be beat. We even had a breakfast dessert! Do yourself a favor and visit the Inn at Ormsby Hill soon. You will not be disappointed.


THE BEST B&B AND BREAKFAST IN MANCHESTER

5 on April 05, 2010

We have been coming to the inn for about 10 yrs, back before there were flat screen tv's in every room. We have been in alot of the rooms over the years. Our favorite is the Taft. It is truly a home away from home. The room is spacious, warm and inviting. There is also a small reading room, which is very comfy, great place to have a glass of wine and catch up on some reading. It also has a fridge to keep your snacks in, if you don't have any, there is some you can enjoy,including wine and cheese, and just add to your bill at end. You also get homemade cookies in your room upon arrival from Chris who is the innkeeper along with her husband Ted. He is the one who keeps the inn in great shape and serves you breakfast. Lets talk about breakfast for a moment. First, let me tell you a little about Chris which we learned from Ted. She is greek and that means if you don't finish breakfast she thinks you didn't like it, and if you do finish breakfast, she thinks she didn't give you enough. Well needless to say, I dare the biggest eater to say he isn't stuffed after one of Chris's breakfast. For starters, you always get cake, followed by ice cream , yes I said ice cream, and a hot fruit dish, followed by some delicious meal which you will never cook at home. There is never any eggs over light or pancakes, as she figures you eat that at home. We have coffee and yogurt. It is so nice to have such a scrumptous breakfast on vaca. Most of us always eat lunch, but not many of us get to enjoy the most important meal of the day.They have plenty of dinner suggestions if you ask, and they are always on the mark. We are not skiers, but come here for some R & R, good food, a cozy stay and of course, some shopping. Marissa and Steve


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Rooms & Rates

Mountain View Room

Mountain view, romantic fireplace, 2-person whirlpool, separate shower, Free WIFI, a full gourmet breakfast, Queen size bed, flat screen TV, all gratuities included

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

Nightly Rate: $285 - $360

Nightly Rate: $285 - $360

Country Manor Room

Romantic fireplace, 2-person whirlpool, separate shower, Free WIFI, a full gourmet breakfast, Queen size bed, flat screen TV, all gratuities included

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

Nightly Rate: $240 - $345

Nightly Rate: $240 - $345

Lincoln Room

A large bright guest room, located on the second floor. It features a wood-beaded ceiling and a magnificent king bow-top canopy bed and camel-back sofa. One corner of the room has a comfortable sofa (which opens into a twin bed to accommodate a third person). The bathroom features a shower/steam sauna for two and the whirlpool for two with mood light in the water, and pulsating jets; the ultimate whirlpool.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $340 - $410

Nightly Rate: $340 - $410

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Village

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Summer theater, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Telephone , 6 rooms have a fireplace. 4 rooms also have two person steam-sauna showers, Both suites have refrigerators & dvd players.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Skating, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Absolutely no smoking inside the property. $200 penalty.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No 10 and Older - $50 per additional person
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends, 3 nights for fall foliage weekend
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of the total cost or full cost if only one night.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations prior to 10 days of arrival are subject to a $35 rebooking fee. Cancellations within the 10 days prior to arrival, will forfeit the deposit (unless complete reservation is rebooked-then deposit refund is issued as gift certificate).

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Diane and Yoshio Endo

Languages spoken

English, Japanese

About the innkeepers

Gardening, snowboarding, playing guitar, jazz

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining room

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