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We are glad to welcome visitors to Deerhill Inn for the Foliage Season!

The Covid-19 caseload remains very low in Vermont and to keep our Guests safe and comfortable we have put in place an extensive hygiene program.

Some visitors can come to Vermont without restriction. However, because the Covid-19 caseload remains higher in other areas, Vermont has travel restrictions on visitors entering the State from certain destinations.

When you check in to the Inn, we will ask you to sign a Compliance Statement. We do not have to submit this Statement to any authority, but we must keep it on file for 30 days and then we may destroy it. Local Restaurants may ask for an address and a contact number. Mask-wearing is mandatory in all public areas where social distancing cannot be guaranteed. You can find out more about Vermont's travel restrictions, and if you would like further information or to discuss these requirements, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Hiking trails, lakes and parks are open with some limitations - we can supply the latest details, together with suggestions for Foliage viewing and drives through our beautiful countryside. Many of our local restaurants are open with patio and limited inside dining, and for takeout.

You can make a booking on our website - or if you prefer call us on 802-464-3100 or email us at

We hope you, your families and colleagues continue well and safe and are able to visit us soon up here in peaceful Vermont!

Ariane, Scott & Josie

Escape to Deerhill Inn

Crisp mornings, cool sunny days and cozy nights with bright stars - Fall has come to Deerhill Inn! Rest and recharge, hike through our woods or drive in our beautiful countryside. Leave the outside world behind and enjoy red, green and gold Fall Foliage in our hillsides and pastures.

On a peaceful hillside just above the historic village of West Dover, Deerhill Inn looks out across the tree-clad slopes of the Deerfield Valley towards Vermont's Green Mountains and the ski runs of Mount Snow and Haystack Mountain.

It's the perfect place to relax - Vermont's clear air and peaceful countryside are soothing and calm, taking you back to another, gentler time - and the Inn is a warm, cozy, inviting sanctuary. Or celebrate a special day - or a special person - with a selection of beautiful and unique guestrooms and a choice of treats and indulgences to make everyone feel romantic and cared-for.

Fall offers sweeping vistas of hillsides covered with brightly-colored Foliage, changing daily. Once you've recharged and are ready for a new experience, there's plenty to do exploring Vermont's woods and farms on quiet country roads, tasting cheese, wine, beer and cider, picking apples and visiting welcoming small towns with craft, art and antique shops, galleries and great local restaurants. Hike a local trail, or ride the lift to the summit of Mount Snow for breathtaking views.

In winter Southern Vermont becomes a playground, with cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog-sledding and snowmobiling all near the Inn. With Mount Snow base lodge just seven minutes away, some of the best downhill skiing in the East is right on the doorstep. If you'd prefer something calmer, take a peaceful sleigh-ride through snow-covered trees, in a red Vermont sleigh behind a fine pair of perfectly-matched black Frisians. Or just enjoy the twinkling stars above the snowy hills and the bright sunshine and blue skies of a perfect winter day.

Spring and summer bring sparkling new green to the hillsides, with hiking through the woods and biking or driving past farms with contented cows enjoying the new pasture and pretty villages with quaint little shops to browse. Galleries, museums and historic houses open for the season, together with our two international-class golf courses. Nearby lakes offer water sports, take a guided fishing trip on the Deerfield River, or try horseback riding or a carriage drive.

However you spend your days, your beautifully-decorated guestroom will be waiting for you when you come home. Each room or suite is unique, cozy and welcoming with luxury robes and fine bed linens, L'Occitane amenities, coffee and tea makers and fast, free Wi-fi. With Mountain views or private decks, many rooms have jetted tubs, rainforest showers, fireplaces and TV/DVD players to make your stay extra-special.

Curl up in beside the fireplace in your guestroom wrapped in a soft robe after a soak in your own deep jetted tub, nibble on chocolate chip cookies, sip a glass of wine or a cocktail and forget the outside world for a little while. Sleep deeply in your comfy bed and in the morning, enjoy our à la carte Country Breakfast, in our Dining Rooms with their beautiful views of the tree-covered Green Mountains or privately in your own guestroom.

But above all, whenever you come and whatever you do you are always warmly welcome, in our own home in Vermont's unique and lovely Green Mountains. Come and see us soon!

Breakfast at the Inn

Our full, cooked country breakfast is a special event - and it's included in the price of your room.
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Start with perfect home-baked scones accompanied by local jams and butter, then perhaps you'd enjoy a traditional home-cooked country feast with cage-free eggs, bacon, ham and country potatoes all from our local farms. Or one of Chef's unique omelets with the fillings you choose? Try the blueberry pancakes ... Delicious fruits come accompanied by locally-made organic yoghurt and Vermont granola, oatmeal is served with brown sugar, dried fruits and nuts - and Vermont Maple Syrup, of course. There's locally-roasted coffee - our very own Deerhill blend roasted specially for us - and a large selection of specialty teas and herbal infusions. You may not even need lunch!

Explore Southern Vermont

When you're well-fed and ready, all-seasons Southern Vermont is there on our doorstep.
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Mount Snow is just seven minutes from the Inn offering first-class skiing and snowboarding for all skill levels. Close-by there's cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, husky-mushing - and romantic sleigh-rides. Summer brings hiking, golfing, fishing, biking, canoeing, kayaking and lake boating - and if you're still looking for romance, try a two-person carriage ride! Stratton and Bromley Mountains and the quaint towns of Wilmington, Brattleboro and Manchester are just a short drive away. There are galleries, craft and antique shops, museums, historic houses, theaters, concerts, pretty farms and villages, cheese and wine makers and sugar-houses - and fabulous Fall Foliage driving tours. Then home to the Inn, for a truly memorable dinner and a restful sleep under Vermont's magical starry skies.

Deerhill Dining

With views of the Green Mountain ski slopes across the wooded Deerfield Valley, candles, flowers and log fires, our Dining Room just might be the most romantic place you'll ever eat!
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Innovative and healthy cuisine created by Executive Chef Ryan O'Connor features locally-sourced produce and meats, with fish and seafood brought in fresh that day from Boston or Maine. We'll take care of everything so you can relax, savor the food and enjoy the company. Our List of New World wines carries the coveted Wine Spectator award, and our bar staff enjoy mixing your favorite cocktail - just right!

Staying at Deerhill Inn

What makes our Inn special? Deerhill Inn is one of the few remaining luxury Vermont retreats not owned by an out-of-State corporation.
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Owners Scott and Ariane live at the Inn and you'll feel welcomed to our home with the reassurance of knowing there is always someone to help with whatever you need - but never, ever feel intruded upon. In Winter we'll light a log fire for you so you can curl up and be cozy, in Summer we'll carry your cocktail out to the Pool while you stretch out in Vermont's gentle sunshine. Our Inn is not smart or sleek, but it's not full of doilies and frilly pillows either. If you enjoy an English Country House atmosphere of antique furniture, pretty fabrics, modern amenities and warm and unobtrusive service, you'll be comfortable and happy here.

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Deerhill Inn

Ariane Burgess & Scott Kocher
14 Valley View Road
West Dover, Vermont 05356
Reservations: 802-464-3100

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