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Willoughvale Inn

Route 5a South , Westmore, VT 05860 USA (Show map)

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Warm hospitality awaits you at the WilloughVale Inn, situated in an exquisite natural setting on the shores of Lake Willoughby. Lodging at the WilloughVale is gracious and informal, providing a perfectly relaxed atmosphere for vacationing in all four seasons. Accommodations and Vermont cottage rentals at our WilloughVale Inn include ten unique guest rooms, four cozy cottages and four new lakeview cottages with all the comforts of home with none of the distractions! Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is truly a wilderness jewel, offering outstanding recreational activities year-round. Enjoy swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, golf, rock climbing, scenic drives and much more! In winter, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and ice-fishing are available just outside our door, and superb alpine skiing and snowboarding are available at nearby Burke Mountain and Jay Peak Resorts.

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Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining3.6

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Two Nights at the Willoughvale

5 on May 05, 2015

Very friendly and courteous staff. Great location. Can not wait to go back.


Romantic getaway couldn't have been better!

5 on May 04, 2015

Lovely lakeside cottages and wonderful staff equates to a great, romantic getaway. Even in the off-season, the Willoughvale was a great place for my wife and I to escape reality for a few days. We did some hiking and leisurely driving, and ate at a few great local places that were recommended by the staff. Just sitting in the cabin playing Monopoly was a blast. It would have been a fun place for a big family vacation as well. Give the Willoughvale a shot; you won't be dissappointed!


Weekend at the Lake

4.2 on April 22, 2015

We stay at the Inn at least twice each year. This time we were in the Robert Frost Cottage. The view from all of the accommodations is gorgeous - but I like being really close to the water. It was amazing to see how much of the ice melted over the weekend. The cottage was immaculate and everything that you need is there. We had four relatives for dinner on Saturday night and were able to prepare and serve a full dinner. I would highly recommend the Willoughvale. I gave a low rating to the dining simply because it is not open at this time.


Amazing view

4.6 on April 22, 2015

We spent night at the Governor's suite which had a fireplace and a jacuzzi. He had a nice view of the lake.


Lovely as always, no chef :(

4.0 on April 13, 2015

We unfortunately picked a time when the inn was transitioning to a new chef and the restaurant was not open. In the past we have had amazing meals and the bar is charming. We were warned by the staff that they were closed well in advance and were given an excellent list on area dining. The staff was wonderful and very accommodating. We love the willoughvalle and look forward to returning soon!!


The birches cottage

3.8 on March 29, 2015

Great cabin with everything we needed! Wish the restaurant was up and running but it was not available the weekend we stayed. Whole cabin was supper clean! Thanks for the great weekend!


Excellent short stay in Weathervane Room

3.8 on March 25, 2015

We stayed one night in the Weathervane Room at the Willoughvale Inn. It was a wintry March Saturday night. The room was very comfortable. Unfortunately, the restaurant was not open, but a better than average continental breakfast was available on Sunday morning. This is a great place to stay with nice views of Lake Willoughby (even when frozen) and access to other area attractions.


Relaxation

4.8 on March 25, 2015

My family and I stayed in the birches cabin and it was everything that we expected. A relaxing experience and able to cook some great meals.


Nice stay!

4.6 on March 14, 2015

Great short stay. Super clean, nice room. I would go back!


Lovely!

5 on March 09, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay!


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Rooms & Rates

The Gazebo Room

The ultimate in comfort and elegance with spectacular views, from your private gazebo you can enjoy the lake and the surrounding mountains for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter vacation to the Northeast Kingdom. · ·

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Governor Aiken

Vermont State Senator George Aiken on a visit to the region in 1949 said, "This is such beautiful country up here- it should be called the Northeast Kingdom." The former Vermont Governor is given credit for popularizing the name.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Westmore

The Westmore is a comfortable room with a wonderful view of Lake Willoughby

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Loon Room

It is said that over 100 species of birds have been seen around Lake Willoughby - including the enchanting Loon. The Loon room is a comfortable and cozy room with a wonderful view of Lake Willoughvale.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Lupine Room

The Lupine Room is named after the most common wildflowers in Vermont. Lupine flowers are blue, purple or pink and provide a beautiful panorama in Vermont meadows. Cozy and romantic, whether you visit us in Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter the Lupine Room offers something special.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Osprey Room

The Osprey Room overlooks Lake Willoughby and surrounding mountains; it is the only room in the Inn with two queen beds. Comfortable, clean and cozy accommodations for one or four guests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Weathervane

The Weathervane is a cozy room with a wonderful view of Lake Willoughvale for a memorable Spring, Summer Autumn or Winter vacation getaways

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Garden View Room

The Garden View Room is a comfortable, cozy room with a serene atmosphere and spectacular view of the Lake Willoughby Mountains.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Courtyard Room

The Courtyard Room is a cozy room with a serene atmosphere

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Robert Frost Lakefront Cottage

Popular 4-season Cottage. In 1909, the "road less traveled" led Robert Frost and his family to camping on what is now the Inn’s property. He wrote in "A Servant to Servants": "I see it's a fair, pretty sheet of water, Our Willoughby! How did you hear of it? I expect, though, everyone's heard of it. ..."

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Angler Lakefront Cottage

A cozy cottage with a spectacular view of Lake Willoughby. An Ideal getaway whether in the Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Birches Lakeside Cottage

Just a few steps to the lake, the Birches Lakeside Cottage is a comfortable, cozy spot and it is ideal for a Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter romantic getaway, family vacation or just some great fishing.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Pisgah Lakefront Cottage

A truly cozy and romantic cottage on Lake Willoughby just for two and ideal for Spring, Summer, Autumn or a Winter getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

The Songadeewin Lakeview Cottage

Named after the girls camp on Lake Willoughby, directly across the lake from the WilloughVale Inn, founded in 1921. The camp existed for a half-century;This cozy 2-bedroom cottage offers a spectacular view of Lake Willoughby and the surrounding mountains.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Twilight Lakeview Cottage

Named after Alexander Lucius Twilight, a native Vermonter, who was the first African-American college graduate in 1823 and the nation’s first African-American state legislator. He built what is currently known as the Old Stone House Museum., The museum is a short drive from the WilloughVale Inn.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Conley Lakeview Cottage

This cozy two-bedroom cottage tells us a wonderful story from the past. With a spectacular view of Lake Willoughby it is ideal for the family getaway whether for Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Peregrine Lakeview Cottage

Named after the Peregrine Falcon which was on the endangered species list during the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. In 1975 they were successfully reestablished to the eastern United States and reoccupied the cliffs of Mount Pisgah. This two bedroom lakeview cottage will take your breath away.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

The Keewayden Room

The Native American word Keewayden" means "northwest wind." Keewayden was a group of camps founded in New England - including the "Songadeewin Wigwam" of Keewayden, a summer girls camp on Lake Willoughby from 1921-1976.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location

Location Type

Lakefront, Mountains, Small town

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Country Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Mtn. climbing, ice climbing, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required 1 pet under 50 pounds, $30/daily, not allowed inn Lakeview C
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: seasonal
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Full balance for a one night stay. Fifty percent for more than one night's stay.
  • Cancellations: Thirty day cancellation policy for cottages and cabins. Fourteen day cancellation policy for Inn rooms and suites. If you cancel within the time frame, you will forfeit your deposit.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Roy Clark

Languages spoken

English, French

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Meals

Breakfast

Continental

  • Time Served: 8:00 - 10:00
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian , Closed for dinner, 10/28 to 11/15


Details

Route 5a South , Westmore, VT 05860 USA (Show map)

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