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The White House Inn

178 Route 9 East , Wilmington, VT 05363 USA (Show map)
16 Reviews
$170 - $325
per night

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The White House is a Victorian mansion offering you elegant yet relaxed surroundings. It is perched on top of a hill overlooking the pretty town of Wilmington, located near the Mount Snow resort as well as the Marlboro music festival. With amenities such as an indoor pool, spa facilities, gym, sauna and steam room, The White House Inn is the ultimate Vermont retreat. Many of the rooms have carefully maintained original features as well as fireplaces. There are beautiful common areas including a full service bar offering panoramic views of the surrounding hills. The quality of the environment is matched by the award winning cuisine and world class wine list offered in three intimate dining rooms. The White House has been selected by the Boston Herald and New York Times as "one of the ten most romantic places in the world". When sitting watching the sun go down behind the mountains with the elegance of the Inn around you it is easy to see why.

Rooms & Rates


Standard description

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: N/A

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Services4.5
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.2
  • Dining4.6

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Great Time

3.4 on March 10, 2014

We enjoyed a nice, relaxing weekend. The Inn has amazing character and it was lovely to meet so many nice, warm and welcoming people inclusive of the Inn staff and guests.

Bed and Breakfast but made you feel like family

5 on May 21, 2013

First and foremost the inn has clean rooms with comfortable beds and some have new flat screen t.v's. I would like to point out that the entire staff (especially the innkeepers Kathleen and Aaron) were impeccable. Walking into the front door they made us feel like family with an approachable feel and very knowledgeable about the area. Aaron is the executive chef and the food quality was over and beyond all expectations. The dining at the inn is gourmet but more than gourmet portions. I have been traveling for over 30 years and the family atmosphere the innkeepers and the rest of the staff create is what will bring me back. There is no other inn within the entire state of Vermont that could compare to this. Most importantly is the relaxing serenity the inn offers (steam room, sauna, heated pool, etc.) makes the affordable prices worth it even more. The view from the inn is incredible since it is located on a hill you can view the surrounding mountains for miles. Having stayed at many B&B's the quality of price and atmosphere is what stands out over all the rest. There were many things to do at the inn and the surrounding area. Kathleen and Aaron (the innkeepers) were outstanding with their friendly personas and graciously attending to each and every guest and accommodating each request to the best of their extent. Their unofficial mascot Beasley is a beautiful puppy that is Kathleen and Aarons faithful companion and fearless leader who loves everyone and treats. Fellow Dog Lover, Beasley's Best Friend :o)

Quaint Bed and Breakfast (Worth every penny)

5 on May 21, 2013

Having been to Vermont many times this is the first time staying at the White House Inn. Originally attracted by a Groupon advertisement we stayed even longer and loved every moment. Kathleen is a fantastic host (and bartender) and Aaron is a phenomenal chef. Dining, drinking and relaxing made for a great stay with so many things to keep us entertained in the inn and the surrounding area. Thanks again for a memorable time, Angel and Dave.

Romantic weekend

3.8 on October 28, 2012

The White House in provided great accomadations. If I were to point out its faults I would say the pool sticks could use some repair and I was a little hesitant to jump in the pool. Despite this the room was great (I had the loft with fire place) the breakfast was delicious and the staff was very helpful. It made for a very romantic weekend.

Passing Through To View The Foilage

3.0 on October 08, 2012

My mother and I stayed at the White House Inn for one night while traveling through Vermont to view the colors of Fall. I read a lot of reviews before booking at this property. I remember many other guests saying it was beautiful and picturesque on the outside but the inside needed some work. Well, I hate to admit it but those reviews were right on the money. During our trip, we stayed at five different properties and for the price this was the disappointment. We were greeted upon check-in and escorted up to our room. The room we originally booked had a smell similar to mildew so they offered us another room that was much better. The room was nice enough but the linens, pillows and towels need an upgrade. Once we got settled we explored the property. We were curious about the pool and common area. All of these things are in the basement area. The carpets were very worn and it smelled like a musty old house. The indoor pool is an interesting addition but it matched the circa-1971 decor and feel of the rest of the basement. I tried to use the computer but the internet connection was having issues. It was really hard to spend anytime down there because of the dark lighting and mildew smell. On the main floor, we found the bar, restaurant, breakfast area and living room. The lighting and smell were much better. There was a small refrigerator available for guests however the only beverage provided for guests after 5:00 p.m. was tea. They stop serving coffee after then and do not provide sodas or water for guests. I suppose we could have visited the bar but for the price we were paying a complimentary water would have been lovely. I had such high hopes for the White House Inn. The only thing I can be super positive about was the breakfast. It was very good. I wish the rest of our stay had been that nice. The sad thing is that the property could be absolutely amazing but it needs some serious remodeling and TLC.

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 63 miles

Directions to property:

Merge onto I 87 North via ramp on left (2.8 miles). Merge onto NY-7 East via Exit 7 toward Troy/Cohoes (29 miles). Turn slight left onto Bennington Bypass, crossing into Vermont (1.2 miles). Bennington Bypass becomes VT-279 East (3.6 miles). Merge onto US-7 South toward downtown Bennington (2.3 miles). Turn left onto Main St/VT Route 9. Continue on VT Route 9 East for 21.4 miles. The inn is on the left, just past the town of Wilmington.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Fishing, Downhill Skiing, Golf, Snow Tubing, Snowmobiling, Hiking, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, snow tubing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Water sports

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Satellite/Cable TV, Spa, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Indoor Pools, Steam room, Gym, Sauna, Fine Dining

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, In-room internet, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, snow tubing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Water sports

Check Dates


  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Limited Additional deposit required

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Advance reservations for a Saturday night must include an additional night.
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a deposit of 50% per night to confirm reservation
  • Cancellations: Deposits are refundable with $10 cancellation fee per canceled night, provided you cancel at least 14 days prior to arrival. If you cancel within 14 days of arrival, your deposit is forfeited. Early departures or late arrivals forfeit deposit.



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  • Time Served: 8:00 to 9:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

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178 Route 9 East , Wilmington, VT 05363 USA (Show map)

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