Barrows House

Barrows House-Dorset, Vermont's Own Small Resort

4.5

Barrows House-Dorset, Vermont's Own Small Resort

4.5
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The Basics

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The ideal combination of historic Vermont charm, and hip, sophisticated style. Built in 1805, it's been remodeled into a modern destination resort with an award-winning restaurant and tavern, featuring a spacious outdoor patio. Guest rooms and suites are tucked within the inn and cottages spread across 16 acres of gardens and grounds. Amenities include a saltwater pool, tennis and pickle board courts, and a country breakfast at the Dorset Inn or Bakery. Try the Dirty Mill Martini at the pub!

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Pub/Tavern/Bar
  • Fireplaces
  • Restaurant On-Site

In the Know

  • Climb to the abandoned Gettysburg Marble Quarry with a gorgeous view of the valley
  • Watch genuine bamboo fly rods being made at the Orvis Rod Shop next to their flagship store
  • Hike an easy section of the Appalachian Trail on the Little Rock Pond trail
  • Float the famed Battenkill River in a rented inner tube raft

Stay for the Story

This historic inn dates back to the early 19th century when warm hospitality and refined elegance were celebrated. With its classic architecture and inviting atmosphere, Barrows House welcomes guests into a world of understated luxury.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy superb American cuisine at the Dorset Inn Restaurant
Try freshly baked goods and tasty treats at Dorset Bakery
Enjoy classic cuisine with a beautiful view at The Publyk House Restaurant

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Visit the Vermont Country Store for Vermont made goods and supplies
Bookworms will love browsing through Northshire Bookstore for new, used and rare books
Visit the American Fly Fishing Museum for a history of this unique sport

Guest Reviews

I’d like to say how nice the entire staff treated us. Everyone was friendly and always wearing a smile. This was our first time at Barrows and can’t wait to return. Thanks to everyone for making our visit special.

- carlo todaro

My family ate at the restaurant. The fried chicken meal was amazing. My mom and I both agreed that it was the BEST meal we’d eaten while vacationing in VT. Only complaint- we ate in the dining room, but the music from the bar was still a bit loud/distracting. When you’re paying $$$ for top notch food, you expect a little quieter/more peaceful ambiance. Not a big deal, but...See More

- Autumn Klepper

The visit here was part of the holiday tour of Vermont Country Inns to support the local food bank. We did not stay the night here. This inn is a sister property to the Dorset Inn. Rooms feel more modern but each room has its own feel. They have a good number of rooms and did a great job decorating for the christmas holiday!

- Ingrid Hill

Possibly one of the best meals I've ever had! We were with a large party and food was being passed around, I got to try so many different things, it was all amazing!!

- Joseph Carbone

The Dorset area is our home away from home in the winter months as we love to ski Vermont. It was our first time in quite some time visiting during the summer. As always a wonderful experience! Having dinner at the Inn is a must for us when we visit. We recently brought friends with us and they were blown away by the cocktail list, delicious food and incredible...See More

- T C

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 27

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.

Policies

Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Yes

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Cabins/Cottages Available, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Restaurant On Site, Swimming Pool, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, Bridal Luncheons, Elopements

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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