Travel Blogs from Stowe
... farming and forest but really mainly forest. Had morning tea/lunch at Stowe and for the first time an Australian type coffee. We drove over the White mountains on what the map showed as a dirt track but turned out to be something more a kin to the New England highway at home, even their worst roads are about the standard of our best. Accommodation at North Conway is a B&B, lovely and an Irish Pub next door, just ...
... and had a great time.
We saw the Cabot Creamery, Went to the Tunbridge worlds Fair, and rode the rides until John almost threw up lunch. Thank goodness it started to rain and we ran for the car.
Time to leave came all to soon, and we are off to CANADA!
Motorcycle: 175 miles, Stowe, VT to Monmouth Maine It's cloudy, but we are dry this morning. We take our coffee and walk downtown. A stop by a Jerky boutique and we learn more than we thought you could about beef jerky. The gourmet jerky is not like the leather you buy in most stores. Mark chats up the own Anthony and ends up with a sample of the good stuff. We walk away with a new appreciation for the product. The ride through the New England mountains is ...
Today was short day obligatory as I have to delay my arrival in Middlebury to Wednesday as my phone is being shipped there by Wednesday. It was a blessing in disguise as the weather cleared up, and the ride down Lake Champlain was beyond awesome, though it became dreadful hot and humid. I met another traveling couple today, Montreal kids my age heading to Boston as well. Unfortunately I got a flat tire and told then to go ...
... amp; JERRY'S !! They make the best ice cream it's literally amazing, sadly we didn't go on the tour but instead we bought a pint each of ice cream and looked around and we went to the flavor grave yard! And we also had more time to kill so Tara and I went shopping for our dresses for the wedding coming up at Walmart! Haha yep! And right now we stopped at two rivers camp ground, out campsite is the best! And we are about to eat super around a camp fire! <3 ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Honeywood Inn Stowe
I was fortunate to find the Honeywood when the Inn we usually stay in was fully booked. My fiance & I made the mistake of just arriving in Stowe, last fall without reservations, on a last minute whim. We went to the Inn we usually stay at, and they had a wedding and were filled, but they suggested the Honeywood, and it was a great choice. We have stayed in Stowe for years, and there are a lot of Inns., but most do not live up to the expectations of warm and friendly, most are cold and unfriendly. Thank you for suggesting the Honeywood, you definitely know your fellow innkeepers, and now we have an alternate Inn when you are filled, it is so nice to see that Innkeepers work together and are friendly with each other. Bill and Carolyn definitely live up to the standards of being real Innkeepers, also great food and rooms. I would recommend the Honeywood to anyone.
Coming from Vancouver, Canada to seek out the colourful fall foliage in the east, my girlfriend and I choose Stowe as our destination. We had heard good things about autumn in Vermont, and decided to do a tour of new England Inns. Upon arrival at the Honeywood, we were greeted by the wonderfull aroma of fresh baked oatmeal cookies, and hot Vermont Apple cider, which was a welcome reprieve from the cold damp October afternoon.
My girl friend and I just found the Honeywood on line, and were more than happy with our choice, as it was the best weekend we have spent in a long time. We booked a room with canopy bed and small fireplace, and were thrilled to find it had a whirlpool tub as well. The room was qauint with beautiful carved canopy bed, and the whirlpool tub was very relaxing after a long day of skiing. Carolyn and Bill are very friendly, and go out of their way to be helpful recommending dining, and going over all the other leasure activities available in the area, other than alpine skiing. We can't wait to return.
Great rooms and breakfasts
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Honeywood Inn and Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. It is on the main road leading to Mount Mansfield. The room was very quaint, quiet, and nicely decorated.
The made to order breakfasts were delicious. The French Toast is the best.
Carolyn and Bill make their guests feel right at home.
We're Charmed by the Honeywood!
The Honeywood is a wonderful place to spend time in Stowe regardless of the season. The location is ideal since it is on Mountain Road, near both the recreation trail (which is fabulous in all seasons!) and Mount Mansfield. The rooms are charming and comfortable. The hosts, Carolyn and Bill, are friendly and go out of their way to meet your every need. The breakfast is exceptional and always served with a smile. We particularly enjoy the apres ski gatherings - they provide a chance to mingle with other guests in a relaxed and light hearted atmosphere. The Honeywood is our favorite place in Stowe and we recommend it to all our family and friends. And if you are a bear lover, it's the place for you!
I was initially apprehensive staying here after reading the first few reviews. I contacted the owners and they replied immediately with reasonable explanations. This was our first trip to Stowe so I didn't want to waste time with mediocre lodging. I can say without a doubt at the end of the weekend that the stay was worthwhile, pleasant and all we expected. Carolyn and Bill, the owners of the lodge for 15 years are friendly and responsive. We arrived late on a Friday night and I was sure we awoke Bill for the check in but he didn't complain at all. He knew I had 2 young girls with me and gave me a choice of 2 rooms and proceeded to make up an extra bed for us while we unpacked. The morning homemade breakfasts were tasty and fresh and more than we expected. The girls especially loved the apple pancakes and waffles. However, the highlight for the kids, after a day of skiing was the afternoon fresh baked cookies and hot apple cider. Nice touch after a long day on the slopes, which were just 2 miles down the road. Carolyn had many suggestions for local restaurants and activities. The rooms were tastefully decorated and quiet and I couldn't find any problems with them at all. Overall we would not hesitate to stay at the Honeywood when we are in Stowe again.
We were at The Honeywood in Stowe last weekend, and it was wonderful. We were in the Lodge, a small 60's style motor-inn, with exceptional rooms. We had a room with wonderful canopy bed, small fireplace, and whirlpool tub in the bathroom. We particularly enjoyed the whirlpool tub after skiing, it was so relaxing and a really nice tub. The breakfasts were great and the hosts very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend it for your visit to Stowe, I noticed other reviews, and I am shocked, they do not describe the Honeywood at all. They also have an Inn, which we thought was very cute, but my wife & I prefer the lodge with motor in amenities in room.
Loved the Inn & Lodge
My husband just called me to tell me a friend he had referred to The Honeywood had found these terrible reviews. We have stayed there for the past 6 or 7 years, and have loved every stay. The rooms are a good size very clean and tastefully decorated. We have stayed in all 3 suites at various times, and they are great, and very clean, and there definately are no fleas. I don't undestand the nasty reviews, as they are not the truth. The Innkeepers Bill & Carolyn are very friendly, work very hard, and the breakfast is great. PLEASE try them out, and do not believe the other reviews, I noticed they were anonymous, that should speak for itself Mary
We reserved a room for two nights in two weeks advance. We called them over 3 times to check the reservation and everything that came with it. After an 18 hour straight drive I surely was'nt ready for what was about to come.
Beware of staying here. The innkeeper Bill is nasty, and doesn't want to be bothered with requests from guests. We paid nearly $600 for two nights in the jacuzzi/fireplace suite, and he snapped at us when we asked for more firewood, even offering to carry it ourselves...a measley 4 pieces were there to begin with. The room was filled with fleas, and when we asked him to fumigate/clean the room, he didn't mop/vacuum or change the sheets. We weren't able to use the jacuzzi the entire time, dirt was coming out from the jets. Upon checkout when showing him, we asked to be reimbursed for the lack of services, not fair to pay for a jacuzzi when it was unusable. He freaked out, yelling at us to leave his premises. Not apologetic at all, is an unethical innkeeper. Don't stay there unless you want to pay huge sums of money to sleep in an unhospitable environment with fleas and bathe in dirt.