A Vermont Country Retreat you can call you own! Luxurious rooms, splendid meals, refreshing outdoor pursuits, relaxing afternoons and convivial evenings - now imagine having your own Country Estate and you will understand what a visit to the West Mountain Inn is like.Set high on a mountainside overlooking the historic village of Arlington and the Green Mountains beyond, the century-old West Mountain Inn has been hosting guests for over thirty years.
Visitors to the Arlington, Vermont bed and breakfast are surrounded by spacious, antique-filled guest rooms, fantastic views, and 150 acres of gardens, lawns, woodlands and meadows. Without having to leave the Inn's property, guests can hike or snowshoe on miles of trails, flyfish, swim or canoe in the famous Battenkill River and read or relax in the Adirondack chairs on the front lawn. The Inn's wood-paneled diningroom provides the perfect setting for the lavish country breakfasts and sumptuous 5-course dinners created daily by our award-winning chef.
- Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season
- Inkeepers Pets: Inside
- Pet Friendly: Limited
- Smoking Policy: Outside Only
- Family Friendly: Yes
- Inn Amenities Refine Search: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Wine/Spirits available
Food & Wine
Dining here at the Inn is a delicious part of your stay. Chef Jeff Scott prepares fine New England fare with only the freshest of ingredients. Everything served is made in our kitchen using local, organic produce, free-range meats and poultry, seasonal game, local cheeses and dairy products, fresh-daily fish and home-baked breads, pastries and desserts. Dinner starts with an Artisan Cheese Selection in the Bar, followed by dinner in our romantic wood-paneled dining room with fireplace, candle light and fabulous views. The Inn serves a sumptuous, multi-course breakfast each morning with fresh-baked muffins, omelets, pancakes and even dessert!
- Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner
- Breakfast: Complimentary
- Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables
- Breakfast Service: Full
- Complimentary Breakfast: Yes
- Offered Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments
- Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine, Spirits
- Special Diets Accommodated: Yes
- Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public
- Pub/Tavern on Premises: Open to the public
Rooms & Suites
Our Main Inn building has 14 unique rooms and suites. All rooms have private baths, most have beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, some have fireplaces, others have porches, some have separate sitting rooms, other have additional sleeping rooms - but they are ALL spacious and lovely! We also have a separate building with 3 Townhouse Apartments - each with 2 bedrooms, a living room and a kitchen - perfect for families or longer stays!
- Accommodations: Apartment, Suites
- # Rooms: 17
- Beds: Twin, Queen, King
- Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishings, Fireplaces, Full Kitchen, Hair dryers, Private Deck, Rollaway Available
- Handicap Accessible: Full ADA
When you stay at the Inn you can enjoy a relaxing day without ever leaving our property. Sleep in and come downstairs in your slippers for a scrumptious country breakfast. Bring that book you’ve wanted to read for so long. Play a game of chess or backgammon on our enclosed porch. Share a drink around the fireplace or in our cozy tavern. Kick back in the adirondack chairs and take in the breathtaking mountain views.Grab a trail map and take a hike, snow shoe or cross country ski on our 150 acres of woodland paths. Stroll through our gardens and visit our friendly alpacas. Let us set up a fly fishing lesson, or a canoe or kayak rental and spend the day on the Battenkill river. Take a bike ride along river road, watch the wildlife and coast through covered bridges. End the day with an exquisitely prepared fireside dinner in our romantic dining room.
- Internet Services: Wireless, Complimentary
- Corporate Rates: Yes
- Front Desk/Security: Onsite, Business Hours
- Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, GLBT Friendly, Green/Enviromentally Friendly, Restaurant on Site, Pub/tavern on Site, Concierge Services, Wine/Spirits available
- Location Type: Mountains
Weddings & Events
The beauty and privacy of our unique setting, our 25 years of experience, and our fabulous dining make the West Mountain Inn the perfect place for your special day. Our grounds include romantic garden ceremony sites, our 100 year old Vermont barn, and our mountainside meadow for tented weddings of up to 300 guests. The Inn building includes our lovely dining room for smaller receptions as well as 17 guest rooms for you and your guests to enjoy. West Mountain Inn provides everything you'll need to make sure your day is perfect, including catering, bar, staffing, rental equipment and planning services. For destination weddings, families may take over all of the inn's rooms and enjoy full multi-day event from the rehearsal dinner to wedding brunch. Or, we also offer our beautiful ceremony and reception sites for the wedding day only. Whether you are looking for "Vermont country chic", "rustic charm", or "casual elegance" we can help you make your dream come true.
- Weddings & Events Capacity: 200+
- Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement
- Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Caterer
- Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
Business Travel & Events
Why not work somewhere where you feel like you're on vacation? The privacy and beauty of our 150 acre mountaintop setting provides the perfect space for your meeting or retreat. Not only is our location one of the most prized in Vermont, but our hospitality and personal attention to you and your colleagues will make you feel truly at home and allow you to concentrate on the important work you are accomplishing.
We have 17 beautiful guest rooms, many of which are suites or apartments that can easily accommodate more than one person. Each room is unique - most with beautiful views, some with porches, many with fireplaces, all with private baths. We can also coordinate with other local inns to provide additional lodging within easy distance from the Inn for larger meetings and conferences.
The main floor of the Inn houses a full bar, comfortable living room, game room and dining rooms - providing a relaxing and inviting setting for you to unwind in after a hard day's work. The Inn also provides award-winning cuisine through our on-site kitchen staff and will customize a full day's worth of menus for your group.
Nearby, there are plenty recreational opportunities for downtime between meetings: golfing, canoeing, hiking, cycling, skiing, shopping. Our staff is more than happy to organize special outings for you and your colleagues to enjoy yourselves together while experiencing the beauty of Vermont.
We have several meeting and dining room options that will accommodate groups of various sizes:
A Large and airy meeting room accommodating up to 20 people at one conference table or 30 classroom style
Private Dining Room
Private room on the main floor of the Inn accommodating up to 25 people at one table or 35 classroom style
Main Dining Room
The largest room in the main Inn building with beautiful views accommodating up to 40 people at large tables or 60 auditorium style
Combined Dining Rooms
The wall between the Private and Main Dining Rooms may be slid aside to accommodate up to 90 people at large tables, however some sightlines will not be optimal.
100 Year Old Barn
The Barn has 2400 square feet of open space perfect for larger meetings, dinners and events. It can accommodate up to 240 people at large tables.
We also have extensive lawn space that can easily be tented with different sized tents for groups from 40 up to 350 people.
Although cell phone service is spotty here in our part of Vermont (better for concentrating!) the Inn does have high-speed internet access via a wi-fi network accessible throughout most of the Main Inn building. Also available are many of the usual meeting needs like flip charts, overhead projectors, color copier and fax machine and other equipment can be rented locally if required.
- Banquet Seating: 225
- Reception Seating: 225
- Max Capacity Outdoor: 300
- Max Capacity Theater: 60
- Max Capacity Classroom: 60
- Max Capacity Boardroom: 20
- Business Travel & Events Max Capacity: 200
- Total Rooms Sq Footage: 2400
- Total Meeting Rooms: 4
- Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
- Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering
- Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social