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The Shire Woodstock

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay immensely! We were alittle nervous by the motelesque layout bc of what we paid for the room;but it was quite cozy. It was nice bc even though we got in late, they had keys posted for us and allowed us to officially check in in the am. The furniture was cozy. The only wierd thing we...

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We are looking forward to your next visit with us.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I have stayed at plenty of hotels from the Ritz Carlton to Hamptons, Holiday Inns, and small airbnbs. I cannot express enough how much we enjoyed our stay this past weekend in Vermont at The Shire Woodstock hotel. The hotel price is great (pro tip: they sell great priced lift tickets there that are at least $10...

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Paul S, Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fantastic review!! We are so very pleased that you had such a great weekend with us! Our staff truly wants all of our guests to have a wonderful stay with us and we are delighted that you did. Thank you again for the review and we look forward to you visiting us again soon!

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We decided on a last minute visit to Vermont on a Sunday afternoon. Googled pet friendly accommodations and The Shire came up. The rooms looked great on line and when I called, a pet friendly room was available. We were totally delighted when we got to our room as it faced the river. The room is really cute, clean and...

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Here at the Shire we love our doggie guests and their families. So glad that you chose the Shire Woodstock for your stay. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful small Hotel-Motel with a lot of personal touch and very nicely done. On the river-i think all rooms have opening to the river. But the verantas and the bedshits, the beautiful rustic furniture and the respect to detail is was gives this place its extra touch. And its match cheaper than the number one hotel in Woodstock, Vermont....

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We are so pleased that your stay was enjoyable! We do feel that we offer great value and a fantastic location while visiting our beautiful town of Woodstock. We are so pleased you want to come back and visit us again!!

Reviewed 28 December 2016

Very comfortable.Clean.Great town.Great staff.We have been fortunate enough to travel to many places.This is one of the best in usa.you will not be disappointed.Well managed.Well maintained and superb location.

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very lucky to have such a great location in such a beautiful town! Making our guests comfortable so that they can enjoy their stay is our main focus and we are so pleased you had a great stay. Hope to see you again in the near future!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms are modern. It is an outside entry property. Views of the river. Under 10 minutes to get anywhere in Woodstock. Coffee and tea available 24 hours. Our king sized bed wasn't that comfortable. And no ESPN to watch, although on channel guide.

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Currently we offer NESN and Comcast Sports network but will be looking into the possibility of adding ESPN to our channel lineup. Our main goal is to have happy guests and addressing their concerns is a priority to us. Hoping that when in Woodstock again you will consider another stay with us.

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 22 December 2016

well located easy with car and to the center. the guys on the front were very handy and kind! the room was comfortable and the balcony is great to start the day! the coffee and tea is useful on cold nights

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for such a nice review! The view of Billings Farm and the Ottaquechee River is indeed a great way to start the morning! We always appreciate our guests and are here to help make your stay an enjoyable one. Looking forward to your next visit with us.

Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Cozy beds lots of pillows. Location is perfect. Make sure you do dinner at Pauper and Prince and the Woodstock Inn try to drive to Weston and toodle around. Very scenic. Remember the movie Ghost Story? Filmed in Woodstock. Enjoy!

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! Our location is an ideal base for a trip to Woodstock and the surrounding area. The Prince and Pauper is a fantastic restaurant and since it is within walking distance it makes it the perfect spot for dinner while staying with us at The Shire. Looking forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Ahhh, The Shires Inn....we only spent one night in Woodstock, VT and we are glad we found The Shires Inn. Every detail from cleanliness to the feeling of comfort to hospitality to feeling like they went out of their way for us.....that is The Shires Inn. Great bed, cozy patio with iconic rocking chairs (we lost a champagne flute to...

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Paul S, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your kind review! Your experience with us is exactly what we strive for here at The Shire Woodstock. Thank you again for choosing us on your journey through Vermont--looking forward to seeing you again in October!

South Africa
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I struggled to find a suitable hotel for a 1 night stopover in Woodstock using various internet search websites , and I was not sure if the Shires would be a good venue . But this is a really good venue which surpassed my expectations . As you drive into Woodstock from Queegee gorge direction , it is situated on...

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Adam L, General Manager at The Shire Woodstock, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are so happy you enjoyed our property and town, hopefully you will come join us again soon!

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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 (Formerly Shire Riverview Lodging)
Region: United States > Vermont > Woodstock
Price Range: $147 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Shire Woodstock 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Shire Riverview Hotel Woodstock
Shire Riverview Woodstock
The Shire Woodstock Vermont
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Woodstock
#3 Family Hotel in Woodstock
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“Any room is wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles K2944GWjulieh, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Riverview are spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles donnies954, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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