West Mountain Inn

Select Registry Member Since 1984

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West Mountain Inn

Select Registry Member Since 1984

The Basics

Set high on 150 mountainside acres, the West Mountain Inn has been welcoming travelers with warmth and hospitality for over 40 years. The Inn offers 17 spacious guest rooms with incredible views, welcoming living rooms, a convivial tavern, and farm-to-table dining in our wood-paneled dining room. Surrounded by lush gardens and miles of trails, the Inn provides the perfect relaxing get-away. The Inn is also the perfect setting for country weddings, retreats, reunions, and events.

Things We Love

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We are set on 150 private acres with hiking trails, lawns, gardens, and even pet alpacas

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Our chef works with local farmers to create fabulous four-course farm-to-table dinners that change daily

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We have the freindly furry ambassadors, Milo and Pepper are the best Golden Retriever greeter team

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Family Friendly
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Pub, Tavern or Bar Onsite
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Weddings & Events Available

Best For

  • History & Heritage
  • Mountain Retreat
  • Wedding/Special Occasion/Celebration

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • Hike up to Cedar Rock for a view of the beautiful valley (say hi to the Alpacas on the way back!)
  • Drive to the top of Mount Equinox for a four state view and the best foliage around
  • Kayak or Tube on the Battenkill River on a lazy summer day
  • Learn how to make chocolates at the Village Peddler Chocolatorium


A Vermont Country Retreat you can call you own! Luxurious rooms, splendid meals, refreshing outdoor pursuits, relaxing afternoons and convivial evenings - now imagine having your own Country Estate and you will understand what a visit to the West Mountain Inn is like. Set high on a mountainside overlooking the historic village of Arlington and the Green Mountains beyond, the century-old West Mountain Inn has been hosting guests for over thirty years.
Visitors to the Arlington, Vermont bed and breakfast are surrounded by spacious, antique-filled guest rooms, fantastic views, and 150 acres of gardens, lawns, woodlands and meadows. Without having to leave the Inn's property, guests can hike or snowshoe on miles of trails, flyfish, swim or canoe in the famous Battenkill River and read or relax in the Adirondack chairs on the front lawn. The Inn's wood-paneled diningroom provides the perfect setting for the lavish country breakfasts and sumptuous 5-course dinners created daily by our award-winning chef.


Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site, Concierge Services

Food & Wine

Dining here at the Inn is a delicious part of your stay. Chef Jeff Scott prepares fine New England fare with only the freshest of ingredients. Everything served is made in our kitchen using local, organic produce, free-range meats and poultry, seasonal game, local cheeses and dairy products, fresh-daily fish and home-baked breads, pastries and desserts. Dinner starts with an Artisan Cheese Selection in the Bar, followed by dinner in our romantic wood-paneled dining room with fireplace, candle light and fabulous views. The Inn serves a sumptuous, multi-course breakfast each morning with fresh-baked muffins, omelets, pancakes and even dessert!

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables

Pub/Tavern on Premises: Open to the public

Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments

Rooms & Suites

Our Main Inn building has 14 unique rooms and suites. All rooms have private baths, most have beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, some have fireplaces, others have porches, some have separate sitting rooms, other have additional sleeping rooms - but they are ALL spacious and lovely! We also have a separate building with 3 Townhouse Apartments - each with 2 bedrooms, a living room and a kitchen - perfect for families or longer stays!

Accommodations: Apartments, Suites

# of Rooms: 17

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Handicap Accessible: Full ADA

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishing, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Private Deck, Rollaway Available

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

Guest Services

When you stay at the Inn you can enjoy a relaxing day without ever leaving our property. Sleep in and come downstairs in your slippers for a scrumptious country breakfast. Bring that book you’ve wanted to read for so long. Play a game of chess or backgammon on our enclosed porch. Share a drink around the fireplace or in our cozy tavern. Kick back in the adirondack chairs and take in the breathtaking mountain views.Grab a trail map and take a hike, snow shoe or cross country ski on our 150 acres of woodland paths. Stroll through our gardens and visit our friendly alpacas. Let us set up a fly fishing lesson, or a canoe or kayak rental and spend the day on the Battenkill river. Take a bike ride along river road, watch the wildlife and coast through covered bridges. End the day with an exquisitely prepared fireside dinner in our romantic dining room.

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, Business Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Wine/Spirits Available, Pub/Tavern Site, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Mountains


Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season

Pet-Friendly: Limited

Innkeeper's Pets: Inside

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

The beauty and privacy of our unique setting, our 25 years of experience, and our fabulous dining make the West Mountain Inn the perfect place for your special day. Our grounds include romantic garden ceremony sites, our 100 year old Vermont barn, and our mountainside meadow for tented weddings of up to 300 guests. The Inn building includes our lovely dining room for smaller receptions as well as 17 guest rooms for you and your guests to enjoy. West Mountain Inn provides everything you'll need to make sure your day is perfect, including catering, bar, staffing, rental equipment and planning services. For destination weddings, families may take over all of the inn's rooms and enjoy full multi-day event from the rehearsal dinner to wedding brunch. Or, we also offer our beautiful ceremony and reception sites for the wedding day only. Whether you are looking for "Vermont country chic", "rustic charm", or "casual elegance" we can help you make your dream come true.

Wedding/Events Capacity: 200+

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 225

Banquet Seating: 225

Max Capacity Outdoor: 300

Business Travel & Events

Why not work somewhere where you feel like you're on vacation? The privacy and beauty of our 150 acre mountaintop setting provides the perfect space for your meeting or retreat. Not only is our location one of the most prized in Vermont, but our hospitality and personal attention to you and your colleagues will make you feel truly at home and allow you to concentrate on the important work you are accomplishing.

We have several meeting and dining room options that will accommodate groups of various sizes, from 20 to 320!

# of Meeting Rooms: 4

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: 200

Total Rooms Sq Footages: 2400

Max Capacity Theater: 60

Max Capacity Boardroom: 20

Max Capacity Classroom: 60

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