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Eddington House Inn Bed and Breakfast

21 Main Street P. O. Box 152 North Bennington Village, Bennington, Vermont 05257
Innkeeper(s): Patti Eddington
  • Introduction

    Eddington House Inn Bed and Breakfast, front view

    Nearby you'll find Vermont Covered Bridges, Bennington Potters, Galleries, the Green Mountains, Museums and World Class Shopping. The Eddington House Inn is just 10 minutes from Downtown Bennington and a 30 minute scenic drive to either Manchester or the Berkshires. 3 hours from Boston & Manhattan.

    The Eddington House Inn, a boutique bed and breakfast, is nestled in the heart of North Bennington Village in scenic Southern Vermont. Built in 1857, the Eddington House Inn bed and breakfast has been elegantly restored and offers clean, crisp rooms & suites, beautiful gardens and a charming North Bennington village location.

  • Amenities

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    Traditional Elegance & Modern Amenities

    Combining informal style and service with comfortable queen sized beds, crisp cotton linens and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere; all guestrooms offer beautifully renovated private baths, electric fireplaces and wireless internet access. Our suites offer separate sitting rooms.

  • History

    Eddington House Inn Bed and Breakfast, porch

    Elegantly restored 1857 Vermont Bed and Breakfast

    Discover the Eddington House Inn, a boutique bed and breakfast nestled in the heart of North Bennington Village in picturesque Southern Vermont.

    Relax in our Vermont Marble courtyard or stroll through the beautiful gardens surrounding our historic quintessentially New England Inn. Walk to waterfalls, Bennington College and award winning restaurants from our 1857 North Bennington Village bed and breakfast.

    Trip Advisor #1 NY Times - 36 Hours Kiplinger's Magazine Budget Travel

    "the best value in all of Vermont"-Fodor's

    Walk to Bennington College & Village Dining

    Within walking distance to Bennington College and North Bennington Village award winning dining, the Inn's proximity to Bennington's Covered Bridges, Museums, Galleries, Shopping and the Green Mountains makes the Eddington House Inn bed and breakfast the perfect place for a Southern Vermont getaway. Gift Certificates are available year-round.

    Conveniently located in Southern Vermont

    The Eddington House bed and breakfast is located in Southwestern Vermont, 3 hours from Manhattan or Boston, a 50 minute drive from Albany (NY) International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown Bennington, Vermont.

  • More Guest Comments

    Our Guests Say it Best

    "A lovely inn, gracious hospitality and delicious breakfast."

    "Thanks for pampering us."

    "Your breakfast was "THE BEST" we have had on our travels."

    "What a peaceful oasis we found here....soothing, calm and lovely."

    "Thanks so much for anticipating everything I need - and providing it."

    "The bed is one of the most comfortable ever."

    "Breakfast equaled the finest hotels in Europe in taste and presentation."

    "You thought of every detail. Thank you. Great bed, food and company."

    "We were looking for peace, beauty, tranquility and found it at the Eddington House."

    Your breakfast was "THE BEST" we have had on our travels. Wayne & Vicki - Alberta CA

    The Eddington House is the most beautiful B&B we have stayed in and you made us feel so welcomed. The breakfast made us feel that we must be very special to deserve it. Thank you.

    Lydia & Leon- Massachusetts

    We had a great stay- your B&B is the most beautiful we've seen- fell in love with the colors and layout- very peaceful and clean looking- appreciate the "outdoor" indoors with all the greenery and plants. The white linens and towels were luxurious- couldn't think of a better place to be away from home. Thank you for the great food, hospitality and info. Sue & Stephen, NY

    "In today's razzle-dazzle world it is especially nice to find things that not only live up to their expectations but surpass them. This is such a place." P & K- Connecticut

    Clean, luxurious, quintessentially New England, beautiful Inn. WOW!! What is better than that? Thank you for the lovely stay and memories. Phil & Debbie - BC Canada

    We really enjoyed our "Relax & Unwind Package". The massages were amazing and the rooms was cozy comfy. We had a great babymoon on our first trip to Vermont. S & M- NY.

    How many times have I watched " White Christmas" with family set in Vermont, lights highlighting classic buildings ; the small town intersection with an inn on one corner, snow falling gently. This is a movie, a fantasy, a dream and we are in it. Thank you. Judy & Vincent - MA

    What a wonderful place for a Mother-Daughter weekend. Your running and apple picking advice was top-notch just like your food. We'll definitely be back. Lola & Claire - Colorado

    This was a wonderful way from my wife and I to spend our 1st anniversary. We got the dinner package- 2 nights- 1 five course dinner, which was amazing! We will be coming back here many times for sure! D & S -Massachusetts

  • Area Information

    Eddington House Inn Bed and Breakfast, Area Information

    Local Photos by Paul Hersey

    Experience Vermont

    Located in the heart of North Bennington, the Eddington House Inn invites you to experience the charm of this quaint Vermont village.

    • Take a dip in nearby Lake Paran
    • Enjoy live music or a new exhibit at Vermont Arts Exchange just around the corner from the Inn.
    • Discover our three Vermont Covered Bridges.
    • Dine in one of our North Bennington village restaurants, just steps from the Inn. Pangaea, well-known for its fine dining and a great wine list, now offers a more casual setting; cozy Pangaea Lounge. Don't miss Kevin's, a local favorite. This non-smoking sports bar serves lunch and dinner daily and offers live entertainment on weekends.
    • The Eddington House Inn in North Bennington village is the perfect destination for exploring Southern Vermont and the Berkshires. Explore on your own or ask us to assist you with back road adventures to heighten your Vermont experience.

    Eddington House Inn Bed and Breakfast, nature

    General Information on the Bennington Area

    • Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Bennington Events
    • The Fund for North Bennington, Inc.

    Special Events and Theatre

    • Dorset Theatre Festival
    • Oldcastle Theatre
    • Hubbard Hall Performances
    • Maple Sugar House Visits
    • Shires of Vermont Marathon
    • Vermont Open Studio Weekend
    • Hemmings Motor News Great Race

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    Area Attractions

    • Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop - a Vermont must. Cornmaze. Pick your own berries. Pumpkins. Family Fun.
    • Backroad Discovery Tours - Discover the history, beauty, and "local lore" while exploring the scenic country backroads.
    • Bennington Battle Monument - Vermont's tallest structure. Take the elevator to the top for some fabulous views.
    • Bennington Center for the Natural & Cultural Arts - Four fine art galleries, native American arts. Covered Bridge Museum.
    • Bennington Museum - Early American furniture, paintings, pottery, glass, Grandma Moses and more.
    • Bennington Potters - Handmade pottery & decorative accessories. Factory tours.
    • Clark Art Institute - Internationally renowned collection of impressionist art and more. Park-like setting.
    • Covered Bridges - Take a driving tour through 5 covered bridges in the Bennington area.
    • Dorset Theatre Festival - Summer 2010 the Dorset Theatre Festival marks its 35th year anniversary
    • Green Mountain Oasis Day Spa - Massages, Facials, Body Treatments,Packages,
    • Hemmings Motor News Car Lover's Oasis - Free Vehicle display and car lover's shop. Old Fashioned Filling Station.
    • Hildene - Historic Home of President Lincoln's son. Tours, events. Cross country skiing.
    • Hubbard Hall Projects, Inc. - 1878 rural opera house operated as a community Art Center.
    • Kimberly Farms Riding Stable - Kimberly Farms of Shaftsbury, Vermont, offers unique riding experiences and panoramic views.
    • Mt. Anthony County Club - Scenic 18 hole golf course. Public Welcome. Lunch, Dinner, Outings.
    • MASS MOCA/Massachusetts -Museum of Contemporary Art
    • Oldcastle Theatre Company - Award winning professional theatre in impressive art center setting.
    • Old First Church - 200 year old stunning historic architecture. Daily Summer/Fall tours.
    • Park McCullough Historic Estate - 35 room Victorian governor's mansion, 1865 Carriage Barn. Mile around woods.
    • Prospect Mountain Prospect Mountain Nordic Ski Area maintains 30+ kilometers of trails. Ski & Snowshoe rentals available. Prospect offers Moonlight Dinners and Ski Tours each month at the time of the full moon.
    • Robert Frost Stone House Museum - Homestead of American poet, Robert Frost. Educational, literary, historical exhibits.
    • Vermont Arts Exchange Located at the Sage Street Mill, a renovated brick factory in the historic village of North Bennington, Vermont, VAE offers visual, literary and the performing arts opportunities through classes, workshops, residencies, exhibitions, and performances presenting national and international artists.
    • Vermont Covered Bridge Museum - Learn how covered bridges are made. Video theatre, interactive exhibits.


    • Kevin's - Local Favorite, Sports Bar, Open Lunch & Dinner, Live Entertainment weekends
    • Pangaea - Fine Dining. Wine Spectator List. Cozy Lounge.
    • Allegro Ristorante Downtown Bennington. Open for dinner 7 days. Food, wine and a good time.
    • Four Chimney's Inn & Restaurant - Fine dining and elegant lodging.
    • Peppermills of Bennington Peppermills is chef owned and managed. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week in downtown Bennington.


    • Bennington College
    • Bennington Music School
    • Community College of Vermont
    • New Directions Consulting
    • Southern Vermont College
    • Southwest Vermont Career Development Center



    • Camelot Village Shops:
      • The Antique Center
      • The Craft Center
      • Country Store


    • Now and Then Books
    • Northshire Bookstore


    • Village Chocolate Shop
    • Vermont Confectionery

    Galleries & Gifts

    • Armstrong Jewelers
    • Bennington Potters
    • Hawkins House
    • Jay's Art Shop & Frame Gallery
    • The Sugar Shack

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    • Backroad Discovery Tours - Jeep tours through Vermont. Summer & Fall Foliage. Reservations
    • Battenkill Canoe Ltd - Daily canoe rentals, sales and tours.
    • Bromley Mountain - Skiing and snowboarding on 43 trails covering 300 acres, serviced by nine lifts
    • Jiminy Peak - Situated in the Berkshires, this New England Resort offers stunning views and resort amenities at the region's largest ski and snowboard resort.
    • Mount Snow - Welcome to Mount Snow, Vermont home of five Mountain faces, extensive tree areas and top rated parks and pipes.
    • Mt. Anthony Country Club - 18 holes of golf in a spectacular setting. Open to public.
    • Prospect Mountain Ski Touring Center - 40K trails. Great snow. Rentals. Snowshoes. Retail & Restaurant.
    • Stratton Mountain - Great skiing & snowboarding in winter. Arts & festivals throughout the summer. Golf, tennis & more. Year round vacation packages.
    • Twin Brooks Snowmobile Tours - Guided backcountry snowmobile tours in Green Mountain National Forest.
  • Directions

    The Eddington House is a 50 minute drive from the Albany Airport and only 3 hours from Boston or New York City. You'll find us on Route 67A in the quaint village of North Bennington, within walking distance of Bennington College, just minutes from covered bridges and downtown Bennington and a short drive to many other Southern Vermont attractions.

    Directions from Route 7 South

    1. Follow US 7 North through the town of Bennington, stay straight onto the divided highway.
    2. Within about 1/2 mile,Merge left onto Route 279
    3. Take the first exit - 67A North Bennington (about .5miles)
    4. Left at end of ramp on to Route 67A
    5. Follow 67A -3 miles into the Village of North Bennington. (You will pass a Home Depot, Bennington College, a residential area, an industrial area and then come to the quaint village of North Bennington).
    6. Watch for Power's Market on the right.
    7. The Eddington House is 2 houses North of Powers Market on the right. Look for our sign and white picket fence - 21 Main Street

    Directions from Albany Airport - New York

    1. Follow signs to I-87N .
    2. Merge on to NY-7 via Exit 7 toward Troy
    3. Follow NY-7 to Vermont 279.
    4. Take first exit on 279 to VT 67A North Bennington
    5. Left at end of ramp on to Route 67A
    6. Follow 67A -3 miles into the Village of North Bennington.(You will pass a Home Depot, Bennington College, a residential area, an industrial area and then come to the quaint village of North Bennington).
    7. Watch for Power's Market on the right.
    8. The Eddington House is 2 houses North of Powers Market on the right. Look for our sign and white picket fence - 21 Main Street