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Welcome to the Inn Victoria, a Chester, Vermont bed and breakfast. Our inn is conveniently located on The Green in picturesque Chester Vermont, near Okemo Mountain. Inn Victoria is a 160 year old Victorian which has been meticulously cared for over the years. Modernized with a full range of digital amenities, full and spacious baths for each room, and loaded with original period antiques, Inn Victoria is rated the BEST Bed and Breakfast in South Central Vermont. Located at the foothills to Vermont's Green Mountains, the village of Chester was voted in 2012 as the "Prettiest Painted Village in Vermont" and one of the top 10 in the USA. Inn Victoria sits on the end of the green in a quintessential New England village setting boasting; simple village life, restaurants within walking distance, shops, arts, antiques, and so much more just a short walk from the inn. B&B owners, Penny and Dan Cote are retired executives from a previous life whose love story MUST be read on the Inn Victoria website.
Built in 1851, this elegant, Victorian B&B provides the perfect location for couples to enjoy an intimate, relaxing, Okemo, Vermont bed and breakfast getaway. Come home to one of our eight, fabulous, air-conditioned rooms or suites, all furnished with beautiful antiques and appointed with luxurious linens and fluffy towels and robes. Unwind in one of our Jacuzzi tubs or soak away your cares in a claw-foot tub for two. Savor the delicious gourmet breakfasts, often served by candlelight in our stately dining room. Then later, enjoy afternoon tea with non-stop baked goodies. You don't have to sacrifice 20th century technology to experience old world charm either. All our rooms have flat-screen TVs with DVD players, iPhone radio/clock system, Wi-Fi Internet access, and over 100 current movies in our CD library.
With an enviable reputation for friendly and gracious hospitality, you can rest assured, if you choose our Vermont inn for your vacation, that you will enjoy an exceptional experience.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Daniel & Penny Cote for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Best awarded and most sought after B&B in South / Central Vermont.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
High Tea that rivals England's most fashionable eateries.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
Vermont's clean air, green hills, and clean water.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
"We don't want to leave."
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
Hundreds of miles of gravel country roads, waterfalls, and hiking trails.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Ask Dan for directions to hiking trails, walking routes, biking routes, waterfalls, horseback riding, skiing, Vermont fair restaurants, arts, antiques, sleigh rides, quiet village life, Vermont Country Store... and much, much more!
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
You may walk to restaurants, shops, water holes, the Scottish Pub, lover’s lane, historical spots, and more!
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
MacLaomains Scottish Pub within walking distance.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
Ask Dan for directions, he is a registered Vermont Guide.
How many rooms does your inn have?
We have nine rooms.
Do you accept pets?
Although we do not house pets, we do have suggestions for local loving, temporary pet housing.
Our Vermont business travel guests often have significantly different schedules than individuals visiting us for vacation or pleasure. We welcome business travelers with full recognition of their special needs with respect to time flexibility, access to Wi-Fi, and other modern technology for meetings and business transactions. We offer a unique and comfortable alternative to conventional Vermont extended stay hotels. I (Dan) am a 25-year retired Senior Vice President of the corporate world. My extensive corporate travels have allowed me to access small, high quality B&Bs such as Inn Victoria for some of the following purposes:
- Small business meetings
- Traveling stay
- Hourly quiet space for business interviews
- Recognition dinners or appreciation stays
Approximately 15% of our guests use our facilities in a similar manner. We will provide a special rate based upon your needs. We can provide business center services, use of digital tools such as laptop, LCD projector, etc. Call and ask for a conversation to meet your special needs. All of this, plus snacks and refreshments, in a very high quality fashion at a significantly lower cost than traditional hotel or conference facilities makes our Vermont corporate meeting facility one-of-a-kind. Call and talk with us 1-802-875-4288
"'An Inn is only as good as its Innkeepers.'
This statement is especially true of the Inn Victoria."
Rooms and Amenities
All of the generous rooms and suites at our romantic Vermont bed and breakfast are named after Queen Victoria's children, with the exception of the Cottage, which has been named after Queen Victoria's legendary, Mr. Brown. Each room features all of the amenities you would expect to find at a Chester, VT hotel and then some, including: fresh flowers, luxurious silky linens, fluffy robes and towels, beautiful antique furniture, seasonal air conditioning, flat-screen TVs with DVD players, iPhone radio/clock system, and Wi-Fi. Most rooms at Inn Victoria have fireplaces; some have a private deck with hot tub. In traditional English style, each room is uniquely appointed. For the ladies who love to soak and relax in a tub, our rooms with Jacuzzis or claw-foot tubs offer an exceptional experience. The number one consideration at any bed and breakfast should be a good night's sleep, and that means a high-quality bed and sleep system. At Inn Victoria, each bed has a current mattress with feather mattress topper, triple sheets, as many pillows as you'd like, and a guaranteed "sleeping on a cloud" experience.
"Everything was perfect. The room was beautiful, the linens were luxurious, the Jacuzzi tub was relaxing and the breakfast was impecable. Dan, Penny and Jessica are truly gracious hosts. We really enjoyed our stay and are looking forward to returning this fall during foliage. Chester is such a quaint and friendly town."
Regardless of which room you choose for the first Okemo lodging experience with us, we guarantee the quality of accommodation, service, and food will surpass your expectations. Just before leaving us, many guests ask for a tour of each room; it is fun to watch the eyes open and smiles widen as they plan their next experience with us! All rates are based on double occupancy and include a three-course gourmet breakfast. Special occasions include dinner, winter evening stew, wine and cheese, and so on.
"The Creme de la Creme The Inn Victoria in Chester, Vermont is the pinnacle of B&Bing. I've stayed in many B&B's including a famous one on Monterey Bay, CA. and it doesn't hold a candle to Inn Victoria. From the moment you walk in, you are more than a guest, you are their friend. The service is 5 star, the rooms are exquisite"
Inn Victoria is the perfect location for Vermont weddings. Make your special time together an exceptional experience. Whether you are interested in a romantic Vermont elopement getaway or a larger event, simple or elegant, we will transform this beautiful, 150-year-old Victorian into your personal palace. A Vermont bed and breakfast wedding is a wonderful and unique way to have a memorable and intimate wedding that you will never forget.
"The Innkeepers at the Inn Victoria, Penny and Dan, were friendly, helpful, and extremely generous with their time. They went out of their way to be accomodating and to ensure that we made the most of our visit to Vermont. We have stayed at a number of B&B's over the last several years, so we have a pretty good idea of how different B&B's stack up, and the Inn Victoria was one of the best inns."
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