Welcome To The Arlington Inn

The Arlington Inn, a Vermont village estate built in 1847, was the private home of Martin Chester Deming. The home was purchased by the Bottom’s in the 1920's and opened its doors as, The Colonial Inn, a Vermont summer hotel. Today travelers will find four buildings on the National Historic Register offering 16 guest rooms, a full service restaurant and tavern.

Modern amenities, include private baths, TVs, WiFi, air conditioning and two person jacuzzis complemented by historic niceties such as claw foot tubs, fireplaces, porches and patios. All rates include a full cooked to order country breakfast served in our garden solarium. Situated on four acres, the inn provides the perfect venue for weddings & romantic escapes as well as corporate retreats.

We are located in the heart of The Shires of Vermont on The Shires By-Way. 12 miles to Bennington Vermont, 8 miles to Manchester Vermont and 16 Miles to Cambridge New York.

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E-Certificates Available !!!   

Events In The Area


 Farmers Markets in The Shires

  • Dorset
          Sunday 10am-2pm
  • Manchester
          Thursday 3pm - 6pm
  • Bennington
          Saturday 10am - 1pm
          Tuesday  3pm - 6pm



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Guest Testimonials
"My parents brought me here for my sweet 16 birthday twenty-six years ago. My memories are still vivid. The grandeur and charm of the Arlington Inn are unforgetable! Now 26 years later, my wonderful & romantic husband surprised me for my birthday with a visit to this beautiful inn! Dinner was exquisite. Breakfast was delicious & generous! The Sylvester's Study room was cozy and homey. We enjoyed our time here very much!"

Lynn & Steve
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