Made INN Vermont, an Urban-Chic Boutique B&B

204 South Willard Street , Burlington, VT 05401 USA (Show map)

About

No. 1 rated Burlington B&B offers an intimate experience in an eclectically appointed 1881 downtown Victorian mansion – just a short walk to the vibrant Church Street and the Lake Champlain waterfront. Our many awards include: (2017) “Editors Choice" for Air-Canada enRoute Mag; "Where to Stay” by Washington Post and (2015) Editor’s Choice: “Best New B&B” by Yankee Magazine; (2015) “New Hip Breed of Inns” by Travel + Leisure Mag. and Top 10 Style Icons: “Inns with Cutting Edge Design” (2015) BedandBreakfast.com. (2014); “Top 10 Romantic Bed & Breakfast” by IloveInns.com; (2012) “Top Five Vermont Winter Hotels” The Huffington Post and (2012) “Top 10 Winter Destination” by Travel & Table for Chase Sapphire. Ranked No. (1) Burlington Bed & Breakfast on TripAdvisor since early (2013) and a Diamond Collection Member (professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inn) by Bedandbreakfast.com since (2014). Please see our website for reviews and noteworthy media coverage, as well as a complete description of our amenities. . . . .

Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.8

omg. Just. Stay. Here.

5 on July 01, 2016

Unbelievable place. Truly one-of-a-kind. Linda guaranteed that my teen daughters would love it and they LOVED it. I don't even know where to begin: the bounty of candy and snacks. The balloons. The vinyl collection. The guitars, amps and uke. The hot tub. The bubbles. The toys and games. The drinks. Mimosas and Sangria mixed on the spot. Like a permanent party at Willy Wonka's + Hasbro. The stunning and absolutely outstanding breakfast. Linda did a laundry for us before we left!!! The cat. She allows dogs. The soundproof walls. Movie library. Chalkboard walls. Party lights. Colored lights under the beds. Latex mattress pad. Velvety sheets. Bathrobes. Bathing suits available. Sunblock, too. In-room snack bars with drinks and cotton candy. Funky collection of shampoos and soaps. Linda's generosity and willingness to do anything to make you comfortable. The art book collection. The vintage periodicals. The interesting magazines, up-to-date. Fresh flowers. Nooks and crannies. Widow's walk with telescope and binoculars. Antiques. Refashioned funky furniture. The blank frame collection. The one-legged table. The electric fireplace nook. The stunning artwork. The etched windows. The hilarious, creative and inspired decor. The magical light-switch. The perfect ambient music. The excellent in-room air conditioner. The fountain near the cars. The fire pit. Lava lamp. Puzzles. Magnetic screen doors and unique window treatments. You can touch and explore everything and not worry about an inn-keeper being uptight about it--and there IS so much to touch and explore! Jam-packed, in fact. The service is outstanding. With all this stuff in the inn, it was hard to believe it can be kept clean, but it was! Completely dust- and cobweb-free :) I think there is more in that house or that Linda offers that I missed. Gotta go back.


Romantic getaway

5 on June 19, 2016

We absolutely loved staying at Made Inn Vermont. Linda and the rest of her staff were amazingly helpful and attentive. They went out of their way to make sure all of our needs were met. The breakfast exceeded our expectations! We were full and happy the entire weekend! The inn went above and beyond with little touches that really added to the experience. This is like no other bed and breakfast you will ever go to! Just a short walk to downtown and to lake Champlain. We will definitely be visiting again! Thanks Linda! Shayna and Steve


A Vermont Gem that would be a Gem Anywhere!

5 on February 11, 2016

What a wonderful place to stay. Linda, the proprietor, is an absolute joy. She went out of her way to make sure my stay was fantabulous, and it was. Her breakfasts exceeded my every expectation, and were some of the best I've had anywhere. Loved the special Vermont foods and beverages. And a special shout out to all the classic records and record players. I really enjoyed playing the Moody Blues. It was a business trip - but sure seemed like a vacation.


Made INN Vermont! Great Stay!

4.8 on November 15, 2015

MadeINNVermont WOW! The coolest, coziest, sweetest, warmest, hotest place to stay on the East Coast! It was my second time staying at Made Inn Vermont and it was really a great experience. This little BnB is full of art and electric eclectic joy! The first time I was there I chatted to some guests on the way out. "Oh we're going to see the Pixies.." What? the greatest band of it's time- who are these cool people staying here? Anyway I'm gushing- great stay, great food, Linda is a hoot! and the service is top notch! -d


Fabulous B&B

4.6 on September 21, 2015

Great location - easy walking distance to downtown. Large rooms decorated in hip and fun motif (with lots of snacks in room at no extra charge). Super-comfy beds and linens. Nicely appointed furnishings - comfy too! Bathroom roomy for two people with soft towels and softer bathrobes on hand. Breakfast was yummy and nutritious (we are bicyclists -so needed an energy packed breakfast that was also Gluten Free - Thank you Linda and staff). The staff was friendly and helpful. Linda is generous and informative (she offered us the use of her vehicle if needed). Hi-quality snacks always on hand in the dining area. Oh and Heady Topper Beer - now that was a Treat!!! It was a fun place to stay for our 20th. Would definitely stay again.


Made Inn Burlington VT......

5 on September 14, 2015

An absolutely fabulous getaway. The inn and rooms were fabulously decorated and extremely clean. We were so happy with the place. Food was to die for. Linda and her staff gave us such great attention, suggestions for dining and site-seeing and directions to get every where. Definitely worth a return trip. .


Great Get-Away

4.8 on August 27, 2015

Made Inn Vermont was a great choice for our get away. The room was wonderful and the entire b&b was great. Linda made sure we had everything we wanted or needed. The breakfast was great and Linda even greeted us with drinks after a long day of sightseeing. We had coffee in the morning in the widow's peek and watched the beautiful lake with the sun coming up. Can't wait to go back.


The PERFECT Burlington Getaway!

4.6 on August 26, 2015

My boyfriend and I just spent two nights at the Made Inn and I cannot say enough about how wonderful our experience was! The staff went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of and having FUN! Right as we arrived they made sure we had drinks and a tour of the Inn. The Inn is gorgeous and immaculate! The room was spotless, charming, and comfortable. On top of our bed being extremely comfortable, the added bonus of having luxurious robes to lounge in, made it even better! Our bathroom was very nice and VERY clean. It did not feel like the sterile , uncomfortable typical hotel vibe, it was truly a relaxing, fabulous experience. Linda provided excellent service, making sure we had everything we wanted and more for breakfast. Breakfast was made to order, and delicious. There was always snacks available which made it feel like our own home. Linda made sure that we knew of things to do in the area, without being overbearing. We also LOVED using the hot tub, it was very clean and was beautiful lit up at night. We cannot stop talking about our stay here and cannot wait to go back!


Very Hip B&B in Burlington

4.2 on August 24, 2015

This b&b is really hip. Very nice room, very clean. Just great: An old record player and old vinyl records in the room. Great: Style, clean, walking distance to city and Lake Champlain No so great: Some noise at night due to car traffic, bathroom not integrated in the room. In any case a nice visit to remember! Viola and Andreas, Lueneburg, Germany


Made INN Vermont was great!

4.8 on August 10, 2015

We enjoyed our time at the INN and would recommend it as a nice option for a stay in Burlington. We don't stay ay many B and Bs and Linda the inn keeper made us feel right at home. She has an eye for design and her house is full of interesting elements. The breakfast was delicious. The INN is centrally located and it's a short walk to the main area of a Burlington.


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Rooms & Rates

904

Our mid-sized guestroom boasts a king bed, and has two windows that look out through the surrounding trees. Think luxury...in a treehouse! The third window looks out over downtown Burlington and has seasonal views of Lake Champlain. One of our ttwo original marble sink vanities preserved under glass can be found here, as well as our first class amenities; plush robe and slippers, 32" LED HDTV with DVD player, and well stocked fridge, to name a few. The soaring ceilings add to the spacious feel of 904.

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

905

Spread out and settle in here - 905 has room to spare. A queen bed, of course including our gel-foam topper, designer bedding and underbed lighting; an oversized mid century lounger with ottoman and a walk in closet. This room personifies "personal space". Feel free to decorate the blackboard wall with whatever strikes your fancy. Borrow several movies from our private collection to watch on the 32" HDTV w/DVD player. Or just relax and enjoy some of our Vermont delicacies from the mini-fridge.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

906

Room 906 is sister to room 903 but with a queen size bed, making it the perfect cozy retreat for two. And while smaller in stature, it still has all of the fabulous amenities of our other rooms - from the chalkboard wall, to the stocked mini fridge, to the underbed lighting. And the luxurious bedding just makes it easier to drift off into a sound, peaceful slumber!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $249 - $289

903

Although Room 903 is our smallest guest room, it still has all of the fabulous amenities of our other rooms - from the chalkboard wall, to the stocked mini-fridge, to the underbed lighting. The tall leaded glass Victorian window looks out over the rear garden area, and a rooftop garden right outside the window is planned for spring, 2013. The cozy full-sized bed encourages two to cuddle, or allows one to spread out. And the luxurious bedding just makes it easier to drift off into a sound, peaceful slumber!

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

902

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Our urban setting in the lovingly restored historic Hill District neighbors Champlain College and is within walking distance of University of Vermont and the University Medical Center, as well as the best of Burlington’s fine dining, shopping, music and performance venues. Mountains, lake, sailing, cruises, ferries, skiing and winter sports, wineries, breweries, museums, bike path, festivals, city and dog parks, Vermont Teddy Bear/Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream factory tours make Vermont’s crown jewel, Burlington, an all-season destination for all ages. Please see our website for an extensive list of must-see local offerings., Airport, Downtown, Lakefront, Lakeview, Mountains, Secluded, Small town, Urban, Waterview

Airport

Albany, NY (ALB-Albany County) 3 miles

Directions to property:

We’re a breeze to find with GPS, Mapquest, Google, Yahoo, etc. and you’ll find us at 204 South Willard Street, Burlington 05401. We’re convenient to US I-89, and VT Routes 2 and 7. Proceed slowly on South Willard Street – the inn sits back from the street and there is a modest sign on the front porch. Our distinctive façade and rooftop cupola, pictured on our website, is easily recognizable.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Lake Champlain, ECHO Aquarium & Science Center, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, University of Vermont and four other local colleges with performance venues, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne Farms, Vermont Teddy Bear factory tours, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory tours, summer & winter sports, nature trails, antiquing, art galleries and studios, gourmet dining, boutique shopping, farmers markets, breweries & wineries tours and tastings. Please see our website for an extensive list and calendar of attractions and offerings., Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn, Boutique Hotel, Mansion

On-site amenities

Billiards, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Kitchenette, Microwave, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Private entrance, Sauna, Secretarial services, Spa, Sports equipment rental, TV Video games, Telephone, Walk to mass transit, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Workout facility , 24/7 Café with snacks, coffee and beverage selection; we’re licensed to serve wine and beer (including The Alchemist’s award-winning IPAs); parlor and lounge with fireplace, art book library, contemporary magazines, board games; art and collectible collection throughout the inn; six-person, all-season garden hot tub; outdoor garden area with patio heaters; rooftop cupola offers stunning view of Lake Champlain sunsets and the Adirondack Mountains; in-room certified massage therapy by appointment; on-site parking area and free on-street parking. We are the only B&B in the area that welcomes dogs. We’re “green,” we recycle and use environmentally friendly products. We’re “localvores” and support farm-to-table and locally sourced products. Please see our website for a complete description of our chic appointments, pet policy, and other policies & services. Please inform us about food allergies or dietary restrictions when you book your reservation.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Childcare, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, we’re licensed to serve wine and beer (including The Alchemist’s award-winning IPAs); art book library, contemporary magazines, art and collectible collection throughout the inn; six-person, outdoor garden area with patio heaters; rooftop cupola offers stunning view of Lake Champlain sunsets and the Adirondack Mountains. Please see our website for a complete description of our chic appointments, pet policy, and other policies & services. Please inform us about food allergies or dietary restrictions when you book your reservation.

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Designated area for smoking outside only and not all areas
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Many Kid Friendly Spaces & Design options!
  • Childcare Provided: Yes Upon arrangements and may not be available
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Must Speak to INNKEEPER before Booking
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Our stay minimums vary so check with the INN or on our on-line booking page
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Is 1/2 of your stay @ Booking.
  • Cancellations: Our small private Burlington VT Bed and Breakfast/hotel/Inn's size means cancellations affect us significantly. For any cancellation or change of dates, we must receive 21 days notice (30 days during foliage seaon, Sept. 15 - October 30) prior to your confirmed arrival for a refund of your deposit, less 10% of your total stay. Cancellations less than 21 days in advance (30 days for foliage season) or no shows are non-refundable for the cost of the entire booking. You are welcome to send a friend or a family member to stay in your place*. If any change of dates (including shortening a reservation) is requested within 21 days*, regardless of the reason, a one-time change fee of $75 is permitted and your deposit becomes non-refundable, subject to availability and minimum stay restrictions. After check-in, a shortened stay will remain charged in full per the original reservation. Special arrangements and approvals can be discussed with the INNkeeper for future stays, and considerations. Bookings for holidays and College graduation periods are non-refundable.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Linda Wolf & Shelly Voorhees (artists//designer)

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats

About the innkeepers

For an amusing and informative history of how owner/designer/innkeeper Linda Wolf created Made INN Vermont at the urging of her artist daughter, Shelly Voorhees, please see the history and timeline page of our website. Resident Pets One absolutely sweet, 19 yr.-old, dog- and child-friendly kitty who inhabits the office, occasionally visits the parlor, but never goes upstairs or enters guest rooms.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 9 -10:00 am
  • Serving Location: Patios, Victorian Porches, Guestrooms, *Belvedere , Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten-Free and/or Vegetarian/Vegan


Signature Dish

Baked Deep Dish Carmelized French Toast
The expanded continental breakfast is a feast of Vermont farm, dairy, and baked delights. In addition, our chef treats guests with cooked-to-order selections. Enjoy your morning coffee and pastry in our 4th floor Belvedere, with breath-taking views of downtown Burlington, Lake Champlain, and the Adirondack Mountains, or on our Victorian front porch watching the locals, or in the private back patio garden. We support local, integrity driven companies by promoting and using their products in-house.


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Deals

Hot Deal

CANADIANS: We have a special Hot-Deal for you!

Regular Rate: $369 now $295 (20% Savings:)

A Special Offer for Our Canadian Guests: For a while, things were looking very good for your dollar when it was at or above par...and now, not so good, eh? No worries, because a) your money is still prettier than ours, and b) if you book with us for a weekday getaway for a stay in the months of February & Mayl 2017, we will apply a 20% discount to your reservation to split the difference, and this is for Weekdays only. Enter the code "CDN Exchange Days" when booking online at the inn's website: madeinnvermont . . . . . . . . Une offre spéciale pour nos clients canadiens: Pendant un certain temps, les choses ont été de très bon augure pour votre dollar quand il était au-dessus du pair ou ... et maintenant, pas si bon, hein? Pas de soucis, parce que a) votre argent est encore plus belle que la nôtre, et b) si vous réservez avec nous pour une escapade en semaine pendant les mois de Février et May 2016, nous appliquera un rabais de 20% sur votre réservation de diviser la différence. Entrez le code: "CDN Exchange Days" lors de la réservation en ligne sur le site de l'auberge: .madeinnvermont. Only valid for stays in February and/or March and must be presented at booking. Not eligible to be combined with other promotions. FOR WEEKDAYS ONLY Please contact the inn directly at 1 8023992788 to redeem this deal.

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