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The Shire Woodstock

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 11 October 2014

You can hear every toilet flush, shower, and conversations. That is really too bad because I loved everything else about this property. Great location in Woodstock and on the river. Room was quite nice although it would be helpful to have a desk, microwave and coffeemaker. I can overlook those details but I wanted a good nights sleep and didn't...

1Thank Marytc
Reviewed 10 October 2014

Stayed here after a wedding nearby. Large, comfortable, pleasant room, friendly staff. Lovely location along the river. Our room looked out over the river and a most pleasant vista. Nice porch for watching the world go by. A little pricey but we were there just at the start of leaf season so I guess everything was expensive. Downtown is an...

2Thank IlliniTravel101
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 9 October 2014

I expected more, because of the photos on the hotel's website and the price. The place is old and needs some renovation, espacialy the bathrooms. The stuff is nice. The location and the river view don't worth the money, sorry...

2Thank Ozi S
Ramona, California
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Booked a River View room with owner on phone in April. Arrived Oct 7, no River view room. Gal at check in said it happens all the time...owner just moves people with no 'as booked' commitment. Be wary, owner lies! Roadside rooms suck! Especially for the money!

1Thank Wlfox
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Luxury river view room on second floor with balcony overlooking pristine river and mountain view. Nowhere better for enjoying glass of wine early evening and coffee in morning, as we caught great weather for foliage viewing :) Room could not have been nicer and we've stayed at the Woodstock Inn three times....smaller rooms with NO view. Working gas fireplace added...

3Thank Anthony B
Rutland, Vermont
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We stayed in the Shire Motel Cottage Rooms, which have a large jacuzzi, seperate shower/toilet area. Gas fireplace, rocking chairs on the deck, king bed and plenty of room and seating. Affordable price and located within walking distance of downtown Woodstock, Vermont. Highly recommend it to others.

1Thank VermontStrong
New Jersey
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Woodstock, Vermont may be the perfect little town. We visited for a wedding and stayed at the Shire, very clean hotel not a big place which makes it nice and beautiful views. Across the street is a little grocery stores and it's a short walk to town for shopping and resturants.

Thank jamsielou
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I liked this little place. Upon check-in I wasn’t pleased with my “premium” river view room because it didn’t have a patio or any outdoor access. I asked to switch rooms and was offered a “standard” room with deck and river view that in my opinion was a better room, even though it was less expensive. Go figure. Point is,...

1Thank Marylandtraveler530
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Liked the look of this whilst driving past, Allocated room 1111 on the ground floor with a view to the rear overlooking the river. It is a bedroom with a King size bed, 32" TV, free Wi-Fi, AC, two comfortable easy chairs, a writing desk and a sideboard. There is a fridge but no microwave and also no tea/coffee making...

1Thank GasFromSomerset
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Quiet comfortable rooms with views overlooking the river. A convenient location just a short walk from the main streets of Woodstock. The decor was a little dated but very clean. Replace the single serving coffee maker on the second floor landing with something more efficient.

Thank Andrew C

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are an independent hotel in the Village of Woodstock, VT. Each of our 43 rooms is uniquely furnished in traditional New England style and many of them have a beautiful view of the Ottauquechee River which flows behind the property. Hospitality is our priority and we want you to feel at home here at The Shire Woodstock. Our General Manager lives on the premises and is available to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We have some rooms with fireplaces, some with Jacuzzis and a limited number of "dog friendly" rooms. All of our rooms have Cable TV, wifi and a small refrigerator, as well as individual heating and air conditioning. Join us for a relaxing, quiet vacation in a place steeped in tradition-The Shire Woodstock. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shire Woodstock

Address: 46 Pleasant St, Woodstock, VT 05091-1126 (Formerly Shire Riverview Lodging)
Region: United States > Vermont > Woodstock
Price Range: RM563 - RM900 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shire Woodstock 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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“Avoid the corner room next to the tea / coffee station .”
 of 5 bubbles GordonR46, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The River rooms are the best (IMHO)”
 of 5 bubbles FredB97, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The river view is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles marybel1, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the building next to the main motel are more private.”
 of 5 bubbles 1312Kathy, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra and book a river view room”
 of 5 bubbles kalinca62, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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