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Marble West Inn
Bed & Breakfast

Dorset, Vermont

We invite you to turn off the main road...
Marble West Inn, a classic Vermont
bed & breakfast inn can provide the peace and serenity you're longing for.
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Located in a quintessential village setting which captures the essence of Vermont. The Marble West Inn is just outside the village and nestled between two mountains. The grounds are beautifully manicured and include two small ponds, stocked with trout. The ponds are fed by a rolling mountain brook behind the Inn. Very relaxing! The Dorset area offers many activities including, biking, hiking, fishing, canoeing, swimming, tennis, cross country and downhill skiing, as well as many antique shops and fine restaurants. Manchester Village, only minutes away, offers designer outlet and specialty stores, as well as many fabulous restaurants. Enjoy a stroll through Robert Todd Lincoln's Hildene or the Southern Vermont Art Center.

Exquisitely stenciled walls by one of the country's renowned stencilers greet you in the entry foyer.

Two first floor rooms with enchanting fireplaces invite you to gather with family or new-found friends. The library offers a wonderful selection of old books and current magazines. Choose one of the upholstered chairs or snuggle on the bay window seat.

The music room is accented by many antique musical instruments which contribute to the comfortable atmosphere. Enjoy relaxing music while playing a game of chess or checkers with friends, new and old.


Each of our eight rooms are individually appointed for your comfort and convenience while reflecting the warmth and elegance of our very special building.

You will enjoy our many antiques and reproductions, nostalgia pieces and thoughtful touches.

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King, queen, or twin beds are available. Some rooms have canopy or four-poster beds and comfortable sitting
areas. All rooms have private baths. Our 2-room suite offers a fireplace, lovely bay window and a queen bed. All rooms are air-conditioned.

  • Our REGULAR daily room rates range from $125-$225 per room, based on double occupancy and include a full gourmet breakfast and afternoon refreshments.

  • Rates are subject to change without notice. A 9% Vermont sales tax will be added to final bill.

  • We require a $50 deposit on one to three night stays and $100 on longer stays. Minimums stays are required for weekends, foliage season & holidays. Deposits may be made by credit card only. Full room rate will be forfeited if guest arrives after confirmed arrival date or departs before the final day of reservation.
  • A refund of your deposit less a $25 per room processing fee will be made for reservations cancelled at least 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival (30 days prior during foliage/holidays). If less than 14 (or 30) days' notice is given, your credit card will be billed the full amount provided we are unable to re-sell the cancelled reservation.
  • We accept cash, Visa, MasterCard and AmEx.
  • Check-In time is after 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out is by 11:00 a.m.
  • We are open all year.
  • We are a non-smoking inn. Non-compliance will result in a $100 service charge.
  • There are no accommodations for pets.
  • The inn is not suitable for infants or small children.

Each morning you'll enjoy a three-course breakfast in our elegant dining room. Sammi's culinary magic is just one of the many things that keep guests returning to Marble West Inn again and again.

Our specially selected menu changes daily. Fruit, fresh muffins, and a main course that might include French Toast stuffed with Bananas, Eggs Benedict, Strawberry Walnut Pancakes, Cheese and Chive Omelets served with a mild Salsa. Coffee, tea, flavored cocoa, and fresh selection of juices accompany your meal.

Guest amenities include:

  • Late afternoon seasonal beverages and special homemade cookies
  • Soft background music
  • Imported bath & body products from Baudelaire
  • Candlelit gourmet 3-course breakfasts served between 8:30 - 9:30 (earlier by reservation)
  • Guest refrigerator
  • CD/Alarm clock with a variety of music
  • Egyptian cotton sheets & towels
  • Spa services by appointment
  • Private dining by reservation

There are endless ways to spend your days. When you are here we can recommend events and attractions based on the season and your personal interests.

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You might begin by exploring charming Historic Dorset Village. The local architecture and marble walkways will transport you to a bygone time.  From there you might head south five miles to Manchester where an abundance of outlets and boutiques await.

A rural paradise...quiet elegance and warm hospitality awaits you!

Activities & Attractions

  • Summer Activities:
    Battenkill Bicycle: Rentals
    Bromley: Hiking & Alpine Slide
    Hunter Park: Summer Concerts
    Vermont Rails: Scenic Train Rides
  • Winter Activities:
    Downhill Skiing
    Nordic Skiing
    Sleigh Rides
    Ice Skating
  • Antiques, Art & Gifts
  • Designer outlets
  • Historic Dorset Village
  • Dorset Players presents community theatre as well as other entertainment at the newly renovated Dorset Playhouse from Oct – May.
  • Dorset Theatre Festival presents professional theatre at the renowned Dorset Playhouse mid-June through Labor Day. Known as "a theatre where plays are well done - whether drama, comedy, or those that defy categorization" -- the playhouse is only two miles from the inn.
  • Southern Vermont Art Center
  • Hildene, a 24-room Georgian Revival mansion, was home to Abraham Lincoln's descendants until 1975.
  • S easonal Outdoors Events include hiking the 3300 acres of mountain at Merck Forest and Farmland Center or you might choose The Long Trail. Enjoy canoeing and trout fishing in the famed Battenkill, or cast a fly into the Mettowee River, one of the few rivers that flow north.

Ask About Our Special Spa Services

KRIPALU YOGA - Private/ semi-private lessons
$75 (total fee for 1-4 participants)

Pamper your body, mind and spirit in a relaxing, safe, nurturing environment. Kripalu Yoga stretches and tones muscles and aids in the release of chronic tension, while arming you with the tools to calm restless thoughts and cultivate confidence. Invite your body to luxuriate in 'de-stress' and leave one hour later feeling deeply refreshed.

The intimate setting and supportive attention of your Yoga Personal Trainer is a great way for beginners to immerse themselves into yoga, and for experienced yogis to deepen their practice.

Let us host your family/friends reunion, group event etc..

Please call to inquire about having us host your private party, group event or family reunion. Just sit back and relax, we will plan the weekend for you. This area offers a wide variety of activities for any type of group. We would be glad to include a gourmet dinner at the Inn, where you and your guests can sit back enjoy each others company and let us do all the work. Our beautiful and spacious common areas are perfect for entertaining. You won't believe how affordable this could be, we have groups that return year after year. Please call for more information!

Marble West Inn is the winner of the prestigious 2005 Yankee Magazine Editor's Choice Award as an outstanding Bed and Breakfast Inn

Marble West Inn
Bed & Breakfast

P.O. Box 847 Dorset West Road
Dorset, Vermont 05251
(802) 867-4155  (800) 453-7629
Fax: (802) 867-5731
Email: innkeeper@marblewestinn.com
Homepage: www.marblewestinn.com
Innkeeper: Kim and Woody Fitzgerald

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