Willoughvale Inn

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

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Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining3.9

Nicest place we have ever stayedl

4.6 on April 19, 2018

The diningroom was not open during our stay. Everything was perfect. We had a wonderful time and plan on returning.


Stellar accommodations

5 on April 18, 2018

WilloughVale Inn was a very pleasant surprise. We stayed there as a half way point between Quebec City and Boston. I was confident it would be more than adequate for a comfortable stopover but was not prepared for how impressive it was. Our room had everything we could need and was one of the cleanest I’ve ever stayed in. The high standard of cleanliness was found throughout the inn. The beds were incredibly comfortable resulting in a great night’s sleep. The continental breakfast was basic but delicious and hit the spot. The icing on the cake was the staff who were warm, friendly and helpful. I will not hesitate to stay at WilloughVale in the future and cannot recommend it highly enough.


Great Getaway

5 on April 05, 2018

Willoughvale Inn is a gem in the Northern Kingdom. We are frequent guests and usually stay in the Gazebo room. We were called a few days before our visit and were offered the cabin on the hill (at no extra charge) since there was a problem with the propane fireplace in the Gazebo room. The cabin had a spectacular view and was whistle clean and super cozy and comfortable.


Comfortable Inn feels like home

4.2 on April 01, 2018

Rooms are vermonty, comfortable. Nothing extraordinary but we'll done. Peaceful night sleep in a location that is great, right next to beautiful lake willoughby and close to northeast kingdoms best moose watching areas. Hiking nearby, st johnsbury still close enough too. It has been a long time favorite of ours. A small pub in the Inn is nice for a close night cap and there is a contentintal breakfast.


Beautiful place wonderful people

4.6 on March 19, 2018

My wife and I stayed at the WilloughVale Inn on March 2-4, 2018. We went there on a whim and had a fabulous time. Skip, the innkeeper, was enormously helpful in suggesting to us places to see and where we can dine. The Inn itself is beautiful inside and out. Skip made us feel at home as did the other workers at the Inn. Cindy was very sociable and shared many stories while we were at the bar. Our room was meticulously clean and we had a great view of Lake Willoughby. While we were there many people were ice fishing on the lake. An ice fishing tournament was the previous weekend. Very interesting. One day we took Skip’s recommendation and went to April’s Maple. It is a local industry producing fresh maple syrup and other products; all done on premises. Serge, the father of the owner, his daughter, gave us a tour of how the syrup is harvesting and then converted into the different products. There is also a café/restaurant attached that serves a variety of basic food at reasonable prices. It also seems to be a gathering place for snowmobilers that were very friendly and shared some stories. One night went to the GAP Pub & Grill. Yes, there are many locals there, but isn’t that what you travel for? The “locals” were friendly, service was great, food was fantastic and the prices very reasonable. Another night we went to Burke Publik House. Good food and service and a variety of beer, and a rustic atmosphere.


Feb 2018

4.4 on March 12, 2018

Quaint and cozy stay in The Angler, right on the lake!


Slippery start

2.6 on March 12, 2018

After checking in we almost drove through one of the cottages due to icy driveway conditions but narrowly avoided that! The cottage smelled a little funky when we first got there but it aired out over the day. We were also not made aware that the onsite dinning was only partially open....and I wanted more than a salad and soup! Other than that it was fine


The inn the view beautiful lake

5 on March 12, 2018

The staff was perfect the Inn was Beautiful I’m gonna read book next year


Love the Willoughvale

5 on February 26, 2018

This is our favorite hotel in Vermont! The location on Lake Willoughby is absolutely gorgeous and the rooms are cozy and comfortable, and the staff is always helpful and friendly. We always come in winter to ski at either Burke or Jay, so the dinner menu consists of entrees that have been flash frozen by the chef in Stowe. Based on the food quality, you'd never know it! Everything has been delicious!


Perfection

5 on February 23, 2018

There is no place as lovely, both the beautiful lake views and the comfy accommodations. The Nitheast Kingdom steals your soul and the inn grabs your heart!


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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 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
  • 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 & Diane McReynolds

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

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Meals

Breakfast

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

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