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    The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

    39 West Road, P.O. Box 678, Manchester, VT 05254
    (802) 348-4019
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    Pets Allowed
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Another wonderful stay at this charming hotel with one of the gracious staff and very knowledgeable about the area They set up our entire Thanksgiving stay with reservations at various restaurants and a complete list of things to do Great food at the Panther restaurant...More

    1  Thank Terris F
    Response from R P, Front Office Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Terris F, Thank you for your visit! It is our return guests like you who make our job a bit easier (and a bit more fun!), particularly during the busy holiday season. We are glad to hear we continue to exceed your expectations and...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Lovely venue for a family reunion. Food is amazing, the town is surrounded by the Green Mountains. It is peaceful and beautiful. And luxurious. The people working at the Panther are friendly and knowledgeable about the area.More

    Thank Lynn H
    Response from R P, Front Office Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Lynn H, Thank you for your visit! We are so glad to hear your family enjoyed your holiday together, and that our staff and ambiance contributed to your experience. It was a pleasure welcoming you all and we hope to see you again soon....More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My wife and I ate here while visiting Manchester, VT. The restaurant is in an old colonial house that also includes an inn. The restaurant was not crowded, as we were there in the shoulder season after leaf peeping and before skiing. It was very...More

    Thank Vivere731
    Response from R P, Front Office Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Vivere731, Thank you for your visit! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and our atmosphere. Perfect for date night, indeed! We hope to see you again soon! All the Best, Morgan Ams Front Desk Supervisor

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I stayed at the Panther for 2 nights! I can't say enough about this charming inn. We stayed in the 'Fallen Spruce' room which offered a scenic view of the pond and mountains. Our room had a gas fireplace which was fantastic...More

    Thank Catmom1978
    Response from R P, Front Office Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Catmom1978, Thank you for your visit! We are so glad you enjoyed Fallen Spruce, a deluxe room designed by local designer Susan Sargent. The mountain view and bright colors are a great escape from the chilly fall weather! Thank you for taking the time...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We just stayed here for our first anniversary. Sara at the front desk was absolutely amazing in helping us with our reservation and helping my husband with securing dinner reservations at the most highly sought-after restaurants in town. We stayed at the Pond View Suite....More

    Thank Nizag
    Response from R P, Front Office Manager at The Reluctant Panther Inn & RestaurantResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Nizag, Thank you for your thoughtful review! We are so glad to hear your first anniversary trip exceeded your expectations. Pond View is the perfect suite for a romantic fall getaway; cozy, warm & secluded! Sarah does a great job ensuring our guests receive...More

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    Ken H
    27 November 2016|
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    Response from R P | Property representative |
    Hello Ken, Our guests enjoy a full cooked to order breakfast, served with your choice of juice and coffee or tea, along with daily house made pastries. You will be able to choose from our house made granola with yogurt and... More
    Pamela W
    27 November 2016|
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    Response from Rustymoose | Reviewed this property |
    I suggest you call for this information- we checked in very late night and did eat breakfast- I'm sure check in/out and restaurant times Cary- but I definitely recommend this inn!! 😊🌿
    Laura S
    17 April 2016|
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    "Our friends were in the new accessory building; I think their room was even larger."
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