Bennington, VT 

South Shire Inn

124 Elm St
Bennington, VT 05201-2232 US

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Rates: $129 to $239
Total Rooms: 9


Circa 1887. Built in the late 1800s, this inn boasts a mahogany-paneled library, soaring 10-foot ceilings, and three of the guest rooms include one of the home's original fireplaces. Guest rooms feature antiques and Victorian décor. Rooms in the restored carriage house include both a fireplace and a whirlpool tub. Guests are pampered with both a full breakfast, as well as afternoon tea. Local attractions include the Bennington Museum, antique shops, craft stores, covered bridges and skiing.Location: Mountains and Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $129 to $239
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, American Express and Master Card.
Rooms: This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath, 7 with fireplaces, 1 suite.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights during fall foliage and some holidays
Cancellation: 10 days prior
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Ceiling Fans, Central Air, Clock Radio, Telephone, Television, VCR and whirlpool tubs.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Television, VCR and guest refrigerator.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Flexible Cancellation, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Flexible Check in/out Times and Wake up service.


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday-Thursday, Nov. 1-May 31, excluding holidays and special events.


Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways, Meetings and Seminars.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, Rutland Railroad, Boston & Maine Railroad, Vermont Railway, Benington train station and Southern Western Vermont Medical Center (SWVMC).

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Alldays and Onions, Pangea, Pepermills.

Historic Interest

Historic sites nearby: Bennington Museum and Monument (1 mile), Hildene, Lincoln Estate (25 miles)