West Mountain Inn - Arlington, VT

Two-Night Stay with Dining Credit at West Mountain Inn in Arlington, VT

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Historical Mountainside Inn Overlooking River Valley

Cradled between the Taconic Range and the Green Mountains, Arlington, Vermont, embodies the most romantic notion of New England, from picturesque covered bridges to rolling hills thick with pines and maples. West Mountain Inn's 150-acre grounds encapsulate this forested corner of Vermont—the Battenkill River ripples beside the property, and miles of hiking trails and ski slopes weave through aspens and oaks. The inn stands atop a riverfront hill, with forest-green shutters and a brick chimney, an idyllic image that led Frommer’s to call it “a perfect spot for travelers looking to find that ‘real’ Vermont inn.”

Built in 1809 as a farmhouse and gristmill, the building was transformed into a seven-gabled inn at the turn of the century. In a nod to the property’s agrarian legacy, alpacas are kept in a neighboring barn, and visitors can stop by to feed them apples and hear their rants about how often they’re mistaken for llamas. Within the main inn, guest rooms carry on the hotel’s rustic aesthetic with antique furnishings and mountain vistas. Among the dozen or so available guest quarters, the Robert Frost room stands out, with rocking chairs on a pine-enclosed porch. The Norman Rockwell room offers plenty of sleep space between its quilt-covered spindle bed and three twin beds tucked into wall nooks.

Led by chef Jeff Scott, the onsite restaurant has a farm-to-table philosophy, drawing from organic produce, seasonal game, and local cheeses to craft prix fixe dinners. Start your morning with a country breakfast that often includes buttermilk pancakes with local maple syrup.

Arlington, Vermont: 18th-Century History and Inspiring Landscape

Founded in 1764, the village of Arlington was a base for Ethan Allen’s famed pre-Revolutionary militia, the Green Mountain Boys. Today, the town is sprinkled with historical sights, including iconic covered bridges such as the 1870-built Chiselville Bridge and the 1852-built Bridge at the Green. More recent years have seen their own share of celebrated residents, including Robert Frost and Norman Rockwell, both of whom drew artistic inspiration from the local landscape.

Arlington lies just west of the Appalachian Trail, within the boundaries of Green Mountain National Forest. Nearby outdoor pursuits include alpine skiing at Stratton Mountain and some of the East Coast’s best trout fishing during the warmer months.

What You Get

  • $210 for a two-night stay for two in room 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, or 19 with a $40 dining credit (up to a $420 value)

Book by: 3/22/13
Travel by: 12/22/13

Offer not valid for Friday or Saturday stays between 5/3/13 and 11/2/13.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Onsite farm-to-table restaurant
  • Hearty breakfast of local specialties
  • 150-acre gardens and grounds
  • Cross-country skiing and hiking trails
  • Artisanal Vermont cheeses before dinner
  • Onsite alpaca barn
  • Five-course dinner offered nightly for $40 per person
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The Fine Print

  • Book by 3/22/13 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 12/22/13
  • Not valid 2/15-2/23, 9/29-10/20, & 11/27-11/30
  • Not Valid for Friday & Saturday stays from 5/3-11/2/13
  • Limit 2/person + 2/gifts
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • All cancellations subject to $20 fee
  • 14-day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Not valid with other offers or for existing reservations
  • 9% tax not included
  • 18% gratuity for on-site dining not included
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

In All Included Rooms

  • One king bed, one queen bed, two twin beds (convertible), or two twin beds and three twin-size sleeping nooks 
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $34 per night for each additional guest 13 or older; $17 per night for each additional guest 12 or younger
  • Antique furnishings and unique designs
  • Some have mountain views, private porches or decks, and/or gas fireplaces

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 2 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: no charge
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property. 
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking. 
  • Room upgrades: may upgrade to a suite for $50 per night or to Wes' Apartment for $100 per night at booking or check-in (based on availability).

Getting There

  • By plane: 45 miles from Rutland Southern Vermont Regional Airport (RUT); 60 miles from Albany International Airport (ALB)
  • By car: about 160 miles north of Hartford, Connecticut

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