Hyde Park, VT 

Governor's House in Hyde Park

 
100 Main St
Hyde Park, VT 05655 US
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Rates: $125 to $265
Total Rooms: 8

Description

Circa 1893. A centerpiece of the quiet Village of Hyde Park, Vermont, nine miles from Stowe, this historic Georgian/Victorian 1893 mansion offers modern comfort with the gracious elegance of an earlier time. Totally restored and decorated with period furnishings, the inn boasts spectacular woodwork, a Vermont marble foyer and drinking fountain, mirrored mantelpieces and original gas lighting fixtures. Full English afternoon tea is served in the library or on the pillared portico with a mountain view. Guest bedrooms feature fireplaces and antique clawfoot tubs. Pleasing treats include Toll House cookies, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream or hot chocolate at bedtime. Small private events, intimate weddings and the romantic elopement special are popular. Consider the "elopement in a hot-air balloon" package or a winter camping package.Publicity and Awards: 2007 Yankee Magazine Travel Guide to New England, Editor's Choice, Several magazine and ABC Nightline coverage of Jane Austen weekends. Newspaper coverage of Downton Abbey-inspired dinner etiquette talks.Location: Mountains and Village in the mountains.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $125 to $265
Payment types accepted include Travelers Checks, Visa, Master Card, Personal Checks, American Express, Discover, Canadian and British & European cash.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations, 6 with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 1 with whirlpool, 1 two-bedroom suite.
The types of beds available include Queen, Twin and Double.

Policies

Cancellation: Full refund, less $25 fee, with 15 days notice

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Snacks/Refreshments.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Snacks/Refreshments, Room Service, Picnic Lunches, Lunch, Hors d'oeuvres, Gourmet Lunches, Gourmet Dinner, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Dinner, Country Breakfast, Catering Service, Catered Breakfast, Brunch, Banquet Service and Afternoon Tea.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Turn-Down Service, Television, Telephone, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, DVD, Cable TV, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, hot chocolate at bedtime, popcorn and Ben & Jerry's ice cream.
Amenities On Site: Handicap Access, Gift Shop, Free parking on premise, Family/Kid Friendly, Movie library, Tournament croquet, Full English afternoon tea and WiFi.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Modem Connection, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer and Flexible Check in/out Times.
Languages Spoken: French

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Fitness Center, Body Scrubs, Massages and Manicures/Pedicures.
Off-Site Spa Services Available

Specials

- 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 June 15 - September 15, Sunday and Monday only, based on availability. No holidays. Call 48 hours in advance to book room.

Activities

Events Hosted: Romantic Getaways, Weddings, Meetings, Honeymoons, Family Reunions, Jane Austen Weekends: Talks & Book discussions, Afternoon tea, Movies and Carriage ride.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Dogsledding, Snowshoeing, Sleigh & carriage rides, Glider rides/lessons and Hot Air Balloon.

Historic Interest

Built for Carroll Page in 1893 while he was governor of Vermont. Copy of 1759 Longfellow House in Cambridge, Mass. Restored and decorated in 2001 with period appropriate furnishings. Some appropriate historic memorabilia on display.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted), National Register (Applied) and City Historical Site (Granted).

Romantic Interest

Bedrooms are very private with working fireplaces. Evening on the portico is lovely. Curling up with a movie & popcorn (both free of charge) in your room is very popular.