During a visit to Stowe, many people spend most of their time exploring the beautiful and diverse landscape. This beautiful town is in a valley by the Green Mountains, and it is famous for Mount Mansfield, which is Vermont’s tallest peak. After spending the day outside, it is important to have nice accommodation to which you can look forward to returning at the end of the day. Stowe has many excellent hotels, and each has something different that will appeal to different tastes and budgets. Here are the 10 best hotels in Stowe, Vermont.
10. Golden Eagle Resort
Golden Eagle Resort is in an elevated position that offers views over downtown Stowe and Sunset Rock. It is a contemporary hotel that offers guests a shuttle service, so they can easily access the local attractions, shops, and restaurants. The guest rooms in this hotel have free Wi-Fi, minifridges, and flat-screen televisions. Guests who upgrade to a suite also have balconies, fireplaces, and extra living space. Some of the facilities at Golden Eagle Resort include an on-site restaurant, a games room, an outdoor pool, and spa services.
9. Stone Hill Inn
If you want to spend time in an adults-only resort, the Stone Hill Inn is a good option. This hotel does not allow children so that adults can relax, and it is ideal for a romantic getaway. There are just nine guest rooms at this elegant and sophisticated inn, which is just minutes outside of Stowe. Each guest room boasts a four-poster bed, a fireplace, a two-person tub, and a private garden. The hotel is set on ten acres of grounds that are surrounded by a forest with maple, birch, and pine trees.
8. The Stowehof
The Stowehof is located in a prime mountain location close to Wiessner Woods and just five miles from Stowe Mountain Resort. It sits on 26-acres of a mountainside and is surrounded by a beautiful landscape that offers opportunities to enjoy multiple outdoor activities. There is also plenty to enjoy on-site, including indoor and outdoor pools, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, shuffleboard, volleyball, and disc golf. Although the rooms have traditional Alpine décor, they have various modern amenities. At the on-site restaurant and bar, guests can enjoy Bavarian-inspired food and drink.
7. Field Guide
Field Guide differs from most of the other hotels in this area, as it is a modern, boutique hotel rather than a traditional mountain lodge. It is one of Stowe’s newest hotels, and it is in the downtown area. There are 30 stylish rooms and a large guest lounge with a fireplace and games. It has a seasonal pool and an on-site restaurant.
6. Sun & Ski Inn and Suites
Sun & Ski Inn and Suites is approximately two miles outside Stowe. The hotel has so many facilities for guests that they can spend a couple of days of their vacation not needing to leave the hotel’s grounds. Some of the activities and amenities at the hotel included a bar, a miniature golf course, an eight-lane bowling alley, a heated pool, a hot tub, and a fitness center. There is also a restaurant that has received excellent reviews from former guests.
5. Green Mountain Inn
The Hotel Guru lists Green Mountain Inn as one of the best hotels in Stowe, VT. It is a 180-year-old, eight-building resort in the center of Stowe that boasts 104 guest rooms. The guest rooms have flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, and coffeemakers. One of the hotel’s best features is its on-site restaurant, which serves food using only products from Vermont. Other facilities include a games room, a fire pit, a health club, and a heated, outdoor pool.
4. Trapp Family Lodge
The Trapp Family Lodge was once the home of the famous musical von Trappe family, about whom the musical ‘The Sound of Music’ was based. It has an Austrian style that reflects the heritage of the family that once lived in the main lodge. It is now a large resort that is set in 2,500 acres. Some of the facilities for guests include three farm-to-table restaurants, a wine cellar, a brewery, a heated pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, skiing and hiking trails, tennis courts, and a climbing wall.
3. Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa
Those who want to combine an active outdoor holiday with relaxation should consider the Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa. It is ideally located for accessing all the outdoor activities in the area but has an on-site full-service spa where guests can relax and unwind. There is also an outdoor pool, a poolside café, and a pub-style restaurant that serves various cuisines. There are luxurious touches in the guest rooms, such as brand toiletries and cozy robes. The guest rooms also have large fireplaces.
2. The Lodge at Spruce Peak
The Lodge at Spruce Park is the only ski-in resort in Stowe, and it has 13 lifts and a gondola up to the peaks, and there are 116 hiking trails around the hotel. There is even a ski and snowboard valet at this hotel. At this family-friendly hotel, there are both suites and cabins. There are multiple amenities for the guests to enjoy, including a playground, hot tubs, a heated outdoor pool, and multiple dining options. The lodge also has a spa that offers various treatments and massages, many of which are traditional American Indian treatments.
1. Topnotch Resort
According to US News, the best hotel in Stowe, VT, is Topnotch Resort. It is one of the largest resorts in the area, and it has multiple features for the guests to enjoy. One of the highlights of this resort is the 35,000-square-foot spa, which has several swimming pools, a sauna, and an indoor hot tub with a waterfall. It has two on-site dining options, The Roost and Flannel. Although the rooms are small, they have modern furnishings and all the amenities that people need for a pleasurable stay.
Written by Dana Hanson
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