Dreamhouse Country Inn

382 Hewitt Road , Bristol, VT 05443 USA (Show map)


Leave everything behind except the comforts of home. Relax in our elegant country setting, minutes from Bristol, Middlebury, Vergennes and Mad River Glen. All of our guest rooms are spacious and professionally decorated. Each has its own private bath, luxury bedding, TV/DVD player, wireless internet, secure locks, and year-round individual temperature control. Two have king beds and one has a queen. We use only natural cleaning products to keep your room spotless and fresh. Our rates include a full-course gourmet breakfast, made with wholesome, natural ingredients. We support our local farmers.



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

A gem in a lovely rural setting

4.6 on August 10, 2018

This was our first stay at this quiet, nicely-kept home. We hope to return again. The site is surrounded by hills and mountains and located near several small towns and ample recreational opportunities. Our room was really a multi-room suite, very comfortable, quiet, clean, and well-appointed. The hosts, Sue and Steve, were welcoming and solicitous, though not intrusive. They provided a pleasant, family-like atmosphere and environment. We, with the other 4 guests at the time, enjoyed superb and ample, weekend breakfasts accompanied by enjoyable conversation. Our hosts were also helpful guides for navigation to the region. In short, a very fine and lovely stay.

Dream Find

3.8 on June 06, 2018

Should have written this post a year ago. Stayed at the Dreamhouse in May 2017. We took a long weekend to explore Ticonderoga, NY and sights in Vermont. The Inn is set on a quite street. The Inn keepers were helpful with suggestions for Vermont sights and breakfast was very enjoyable every day! The room was very comfortable and nicely appointed. If we return to the area, this will be the place we check first for accommodations. I highly recommend the Dreamhouse Country Inn.

Dream Come True

5 on October 04, 2014

The Dream House Country Inn is a B&B dream come true. Innkeepers, George and Sue, are the hosts with the most! What a wonderful experience that made our anniversary trip worth taking. We were made to feel like long lost friends and welcomed like family. Unlike the advertisements and photos of other B&B’s, Dream House is nicer than portrayed. The Inn had good cell-phone coverage as well as WiFi. We enjoyed sitting on the front porch to have coffee and read in peace & quiet, only distracted by the view, the birds and squirrels. We wish that we had spent a whole week there, rather than just two nights. Thank you George & Sue Bob & Nel O'Hanlon

Wonderful Weekend in VT

4.2 on March 27, 2011

My boyfriend and I had an absolutely fantastic night here last fall. The innkeepers were helpful and available, but they left us alone (much appreciated) and they cooked us a delicious breakfast the morning we left. They also picked us some apples, and let us keep some of our fresh Vermont cheeses in their kitchen! Our room was beautiful, clean and quiet. We slept well, ate well, and have since recommended the Inn to our friends!

Wonderful place!

4.8 on January 09, 2011

I wish I could have stayed longer! The inn is small and exquisitely tasteful, warm and cozy. Comfy bed, wonderful jacuzzi, delicious breakfast and gracious hosts. Highly recommended!

A Revelation

5 on September 13, 2010

This was our first time at (any) B&B. Thanks to Susan and George the owners. This will definitely be a repeat experience!

Best Inn in Bristol!

5 on December 08, 2009

Wonderful stay! Beautiful house! Best breakfast and the most comfortable bed ever. Sue, the proprietor, is a lovely woman and the service was exceptional. Will be back for sure.

A real dream

4.4 on November 03, 2009

What a wonderful place! Clean, spacious rooms, great food, beautiful scenery & wonderful hosts. Can't wait to go back.

Dreamhouse Country Inn

5 on September 25, 2009

Pleasant, lovely, beautiful house. Bright and intelligent innkeepers.

Best Vacation Ever!

5 on September 22, 2009

Forget your Hiltons and Marriots-so anonymous. Dreamhouse Country Inn is like staying with best friends. The house and rooms are so charming, as are Sue and George--the innkeepers extraordinary. Never had such a relaxing time or better conversation and hospitality.

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Rooms & Rates

Bridal Veil Suite

Our most luxurious suite includes a decadently comfortable king-size bed, featuring a memory foam mattress, down comforter and custom bedding. It also has an adjoining sitting room, called the Chapel room, because of its unique coved ceiling. The en suite private bath has double sinks, jetted tub and shower. Decorated in soothing spa blue, soft yellow and wheat tones, the suite overlooks South Mountain and our perennial gardens. Just beyond is one of our peaceful maple glades, bordered by blooming Bridal Veil bushes in the spring.

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

Trillium Room

This room features a comfortable king-size bed with memory foam mattress, and luxury bedding. It comes with a private bath just a few short steps down the hall that features a deep, jetted soaking tub and shower. Complementary robes are provided for your use. Decorated in rich Edwardian tones of brick red and earthy brown, the Trillium Room overlooks one of our shady maple glades and old stone wall. In the spring, the glade is filled with rare, wild Trillium flowers.

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

Apple Blossom Room

This room features a comfortable queen-size bed decorated in antique quilt and coverlet. Its charming en suite bath has a walk-in shower big enough for two. Decorated in a fun, Asian theme, inspired by its vintage wallpaper, this room looks out over our apple orchard and sports a unique dormered skylight.

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

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Village


Burlington, VT (BTV) 38 miles

Directions to property:

From Middlebury, take Route 7 north. Take a right on River Road until you get to Route 116. Turn left on Route 116. Turn right on Hewitt Road. Second house on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Farmer's Markets, Craft Fairs, Hiking, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , secure locks for each room, natural cleaning products, natural food

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, DVD Player, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Radio, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Video Arcade

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  • Check In:: 3 pm - 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: equivalent to one night's lodging



Steve and Sue Alario

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About the innkeepers

Art, writing, gardening, classic cars, all things spiritual

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  • Time Served: 7 am - 9 am
  • Serving Location: veranda, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian