Willoughvale Inn

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

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.

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Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining3.7

It's a gem

5 on July 26, 2016

Everything about this place is great, not the least of which is the great lake view.


Willowvale Review

5 on July 25, 2016

We are repeat customers and are never disappointed. The staff is awesome!


Great stay

5 on July 22, 2016

They have free canoes and kayaks. I used a kayak one morning before breakfast and had never used one before. It was very enjoyable.


Gorgeous tranquility

4.4 on July 18, 2016

What a beautiful spot! This place was a perfect getaway from our very busy lives. We enjoyed canoeing, kayaking and swimming on the lake, as well as hiking in the nearby mountains. Although we didn't spot a bear, we heard loons at night, and saw gorgeous sunsets. The Willoughvale was a perfect place for a base in the Northeast Kingdom. NOTE: We had breakfast, but not lunch or dinner, in the dining room. So my rating for that should be N/A.


Loved my visit

5 on July 12, 2016

Had an amazing visit. Will be back next year.


Comfortable and convenient

4.6 on July 11, 2016

Our room was larger than we had expected, with a beautiful lake view. We did not get to have dinner in the restaurant, but will definitely try it on our next visit. Included Continental breakfast was okay, but nothing special.


Looking forward to returning

5 on July 04, 2016

Wonderful, awesome place. Everything: the scenery,room,service food, great people. Will definitely be back


Amazing Getaway!

4.6 on June 27, 2016

We stayed in the Gazebo room and it was AMAZING. Having our own gazebo with a great view was fantastic! The front desk staff were super friendly. We ordered food from the on site restaurant and brought it to our room. The food wasn't the greatest, but it was nice to have the option to eat right on site. We will definitely be back!


Heaven!

5 on June 21, 2016

I've stayed here twice and both times have felt so totally at home. The Courtyard (room in the inn) is perfect for one person, I imagine two could be comfortable as well. Skip and Diane do a wonderful job making guests feel welcome and cared for. Experiencing Lake Willoughby staying at the Willoughvale Inn is the ultimate vacation, hope to return very soon.


Wonderful location

5 on June 20, 2016

I had the pleasure of staying at Willoughvale for the second time a few weeks ago. This time a friend and I rented a cottage on the lake. Two bedrooms, kit h n complete with dishwasher, living room and a huge bathroom with a jetted tub! My only regr t is that we couldn't stay longer. I will definitely go back!


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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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

The Westmore

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

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

The Courtyard Room

The Courtyard Room is a cozy room with a serene atmosphere

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

The Robert Frost Lakefront Cottage

Popular four season cottage. In 1909, the road less traveled led Robert Frost and his family to camp on what is now the Inn property. He wrote in A Servant to Servants: I see it a fair, pretty sheet of water, Our Willoughby. How did you hear of it? I expect, though, everyone has heard of it.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

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
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Lakefront, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Burlington, VT (BTV) 77 miles

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

On-site amenities

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

Room amenities

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

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Mountain 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)

Skip Verchot

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

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

Special meal options

Low fat , Vegetarian