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Willoughvale Inn

Route 5a South , Westmore, VT 05860 USA (Show map)
4.2
48 Reviews
$88 - $182
per night

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About

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.

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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Reviews

Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.4
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining3.7

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Visitors From Texas

4.0 on October 27, 2014

Super clean and fun place to stay. We had an excellent time and the employees were friendly and helpful. Ryan, the young lady that signed us in the first night was full of knowledge of the area. She is an asset to the Inn. Thanks for a wonderful experience.


VERY NICE

3.4 on October 25, 2014

A fine property with a great location. I would like to return for a longer stay


Ryan is a HOSTESS with THE MOSTEST!

2.8 on October 22, 2014

We booked for our first time visit at the end of the foliage seaon and stayed in the Robert Frost Cabin. It was lovely. However the fireplace did not work and wi fi did not work even though they were featured in the marketing! No cell phone service.. Maybe this is why there are free phone calls? The dining room was out of many of the choices on the menu and the staff attributed it to the end of the season even though the INN was totally booked for the weekend. What saved our rainy weekend was the hostess RYAN who accomodated us with dinner takeout and dessert even though the dinner reservations were booked solid. There was no room at the INN dining room. We got our dinner before the seated guests while we waited in the library. ( don't tell anyone). The lake is gorgeous and loons were calling. Though the docks had been taken out there were still canoes to paddle and scenery to swoon over. Plan on using your 4 wheel drive to get to your cabin in inclement weather. NOT a place for people who cannot get around easily!


Perfect!

4.6 on October 22, 2014

A estadia ,foi perfeita,assim como o atendimento.a hospedagem é muito bonita e o local tambem.


Beautiful Inn, relaxing and comfortable

4.6 on October 21, 2014

We loved the Lupine room with great views of the lake. It was large enough for the whole family and our dog-love having a dog friendly option! The dinner wa good, but the breakfast was great. Loved being able to use their canoes and the little play structure for the kids. The game room was a big draw in the rainy hours. Felt very welcome and comfortable.


Relaxing Stay

4.4 on October 21, 2014

The staff was very accommodating. We came for a day of mid-week bike riding in the NE Kingdom. Our timing was a bit off season. Before our arrival - the staff gave us a heads up that they didn’t have dinner service until Friday evening. So we packed a picnic dinner and they keep it cool for us. Super nice.


Birthday Getaway that Turned into Outstanding Experience

5 on October 17, 2014

Took my wife here on a the spur of a moment for a birthday getaway on Columbus Day weekend. Found it online and it looked promising. It was mostly booked up, but we managed to get the one room in the inn that was available. It was a garden view, so not spectacular, but check-in was exceptional with Ryan providing us with outstanding service and lots of info about the inn and the area. Room was very clean, somewhat spartan, bed comfortable, pillows not so much. Bathroom very clean, water pressure not great. Deck views outside were spectacular and everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Had some beers and cheese on porch and then dinner, which was a surprisingly gourmet meal that was outstanding in every way. Portions not large, but I had duck and my wife had Filet Mignon and the sauces, main courses and accompaniments were superb. Free continental breakfast in the morning was a step-up and included eggs. Every person on site went out of their way to welcome and charm us. We upgraded to a lakefront cabin for the second night and that was truly outstanding & spectacular in every way -- very clean, well laid out, TV/DVD, screened porch, deck with grill -- anything you would want. Foliage still remarkable, Lake Willoughby and mountain view breathtaking! Restaurant not open the second night but there is a wonderful country store run by Sandy & Jim a mile away with anything you would ever need -- including pizza! Overall, I would say this is the best bed & breakfast experience I have ever had. I would highly recommend this to anyone!


Northeast Kingdom gem!!!

5 on October 16, 2014

This was a return visit - very enjoyable - great people. My husband and I will certainly stay there again.


What a wonderful surprise!

4.6 on October 16, 2014

The pictures of the Willoughvale Inn did not do it justice! We stayed in the Gazebo room and it was like our own private bit of heaven. Drinking wine, looking out over the lake as the sun went down - it was splendid! Our dinner was first class and "hats off" to the chef! I highly recommend a stay at Willoughvale for anyone and hope to return!


Ready for our next visit!

4.8 on October 14, 2014

We enjoyed the friendliness of the staff and other travelers we met. We thoroughly enjoyed the beauty of the surrounding area. Our room and the common areas were all very nice and clean. My husband would have preferred a heavier breakfast, but I enjoyed breakfast both mornings. If they offer dinner while you're there, take advantage of it. It was only available one of the two nights we were there. It was delicious.


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Location

Location Type

Lakeside, 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 S, y, s, t, e, m, ., C, o, l, l, e, c, t, i, o, n, s, ., G, e, n, e, r, i, c, ., L, i, s, t, `, 1, [, S, y, s, t, e, m, ., S, t, r, i, n, g, ]
  • 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

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

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