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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent a lovely weekend at the Lilac Inn. The inn is beautifully decorated and the meals were delicious. Doug and Shelly were wonderful hosts. I hope to return in warmer weather so I might enjoy the lovely grounds.

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Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent the week at this lovely and well-appointed inn. The inn keepers were very helpful in giving us ideas for short excursions each day and where to eat for dinner. Our breakfasts each morning were excellent: fresh fruit, a freshly baked goodie, and three choices for breakfast. Our room was extremely comfortable. Each evening, we enjoyed...

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Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inn is beautifully decorated and Doug and Shelly are the best. Stayed in the Spring Room beautiful and spacious. Beautiful spacious bathroom. Bed was very comfortable. It connects with another room so you may hear noise from the other room that is the only thing I would say if you are sensitive to noise then it might not be the...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here several times and have never been disappointed! All the rooms are beautiful and nicely decorated with antique treasures. Our room had a wood burning fireplace and a claw foot bathtub! The innkeeper is a delightful gentleman with a great knowledge of the history of the inn and town. We will definitely return.

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Yokohama, Japan
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Actually this is the review I promised from March 2013 when I was skiing through on The Catamount Trail. (It's taken me a while!) The rooms are highly decorated in a period sort of way consistent with the premises being used as a wedding location, and each room is individualised if I recall correctly. The host, Doug, was extremely helpful...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful inn in the quaint town of Brandon Vermont. We were greeted by the gracious hosts. The rooms were cozy and comfy. This inn is an estate with pretty grounds. The dining was very good. We enjoyed our brief stay...

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Carteret, New Jersey
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was a very calming and intimate stay. The owners were wonderful and the home is quaint and beautiful. I know they have renovated the bathrooms....the home was quiet when I went in November a few years back...the breakfast was delicious and we opted to have dinner for two in the bedroom. Oh my God...what a beautiful and intimate set...

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed at several B & B's in NY and Vermont. We liked the Inn experience slightly better than the B & B model. It provided more privacy but at the same time, Shelly and Doug were right there and their service was excellent! The room (2) was beautiful and comfortable, bed was just right. The breakfast (pumpkin pancakes) were...

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Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I normally stay in the Norwich area; however, there was no availability so the Lilac Inn in Brandon was my back-up. I am glad I had the opportunity to stay there as it was a pleasure. They are pet friendly which is always a plus and it is situated in a charming town that was lovely to stroll with my...

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Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being our guests and all of your comments. As dog owners, we know how nice it is to take our “family members” with us as we travel and look for lodging. Also, we are glad you enjoyed our amenities and cooked to order breakfasts. We work hard to make breakfast enjoyable as it is the...

Florence, MT
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This B&B has verandas for sitting amidst well-maintained grounds and gardens, dating since 1909. Beautifully furnished and comfortable. The owner welcomes guests to explore and relax and simply enjoy. Very pleasant.

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Lilacinn, Owner at Lilac Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for being our guests. As we might have told you, we can grow flowers here that we could not enjoy in CT, as the deer stay up on the mountains. We are making for years of being deprived of day lilies, hostas and hollyhocks. Our front veranda has exquisite views of Park Street, which...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lilac Inn a leading luxury romantic Vermont Country Inn Boutique Bed and Breakfast known for romantic Vermont getaways, custom Vermont destination wedding packages, New England wedding receptions, and special family celebrations - in any season. Featured in Yankee, Country Living and Vermont magazines, the feel throughout is that of a "small luxury hotel with personal service to match". Each morning begins at your individual table with a cooked to order three course gourmet Vermont breakfast. The Inn is located on Park Street, the prettiest street in Vermont in the quaint but welcoming village of Brandon. Located midway between Middlebury and Rutland, Brandon is an unspoiled village in the authentic Currier & Ives tradition that has been tastefully updated to suit the needs of today's visitor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lilac Inn

Address: 53 Park St, Brandon, VT 05733-1121
Region: United States > Vermont > Brandon
Price Range: RM744 - RM939 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lilac Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Lilac Inn Brandon, Vermont
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“The Lilac Room was spacious and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 916maureenm, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms were well-appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles NJTeacher50, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Spring room with queen bed is spacious. There's a connecting door with another room so you might hear noise. Lilac room I found more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rsa2112, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“quiet and calming”
 of 5 bubbles msmecheche, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Only stayed in Room 2 and it was lovely and had a private bathroom. It was in the front of the house but it was quiet.”
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 of 5 bubbles LHill77, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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