The Hartness House is a Bed and Breakfast offering accommodations with 40 rooms, all with private baths, modern hotel amenities, and a fine dining restaurant in a beautifully restored 1904 country mansion and estate. Small enough for initimate romantic getaway weekends and Bed & Breakfast vacation, yet large enough to be ideal for family reunions and church retreat site.
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The hotel offers wide landscaped lawns, beautiful wedding gardens, and park-like surroundings that make for an enchanting outdoor location for a wedding site. We feature a wide variety of hotel accommodations with a romantic restaurant offering fine dining and casual fare, and a tavern with an extensive wine cellar.
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Getaway for a weekend vacation with our romantic Vermont Bed & Breakfast. We offer fine dining and lodging in a lovely Southern Vermont location. Our Vermont Bed and Breakfast Getaway Packages offer the convenience of a complete weekend vacation including lodging, dinner for two in our romantic restaurant, and breakfast for each day of your stay.
For the romantic at heart, we offer our Romantic Getaway Packages which include: a welcome cocktail in our stone tavern, a wine and cheese platter in your room, two-nights lodging, a romantic five-course dinner served by candle-light, and a hearty country-style breakfast with a newspaper for each morning of your stay. Make your weekend extra special with our Ultimate Romantic Package with the Champagne Breakfast in Bed treat and includes lodging in our fireplace and whirlpool bath suite.
Our hotel offers many picturesque landscaped gardens, lawns, wedding gardens and park-like surroundings that make for a perfect outdoor location a as garden wedding site, and wedding reception site. We feature convenient hotel accommodations and a restaurant offering fine dining and casual fare, and a pub with an extensive wine cellar for your wedding rehearsal dinner or reception.
The inn has three indoor dining rooms, and a picturesque garden wedding capable of hosting up to 300 guests outdoors. The Hartness House has an award-winning restaurant and banquet hall that can tailor your menu to your special needs including rehearsal dinner and bridal showers. The Hartness House provides excellent opportunities for photography starting with a unique three-story sweeping stairway, historical rooms with antiques, and beautiful landscaped lawns and enchanting wedding gardens with pergola, fountains and gazebos. Our wedding planners can organize a weekend-long wedding, elope, vow renewal ceremony, honeymoon, or civil union ceremony for your special event at the Hartness House for less than the cost of a simple wedding reception in Connecticut, Boston or New York. Your best elope venue.
Our Garden Pavilion is the perfect location for you outdoor wedding. Available from May to October, the wedding Pavilion can comfortably seat from 150 to 250 guests. The Pavilion features an oak hardwood dance floor, outdoor bar, hard floor, stage, chandeliers, attached canopy deck and easy access to all hotel rooms and facilities. The attached canopied deck can also be used as a second stage for a DJ/band.
Compare the advantages to renting a tent: no tent rental fees; dance floor included at no additional charge; open plan with no center posts; attractive, unique design; hard floor surface prevents high heels shoes from sinking; attractive chandelier and star-light lighting; and garden surroundings.
If you are looking to hold your wedding, reception or gay wedding in New England, Massachusetts, Connecticut, or Springfield, Brandon, Grafton, Manchester, Weston, Wilmington, West Dover, Woodstock, Chester, Ludlow, Stowe, Quechee in Vermont or Charlestown, Claremont, Walpole in New Hampshire, you will find the Hartness House Inn your ideal choice for creating your memorable and romantic wedding ceremony and reception.
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Pushkin Restaurant at the Hartness House Inn offers authentic Russian cuisine and New England B&B favorite specialties. We are open by reservation-only Friday and Saturday from 5PM to closing. We offer a tempting variety of Russian dishes direct from Moscow and sure to please New England specialties. We offer a a full bar and tavern service.
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Our inn features a an international fine dining restaurant that is open Friday and Saturday for dinner. We offer a wide variety of Russian cuisine and New England seafood and grilled meat specialties, and unique Chef's Specials each evening. We pride ourselves in offering interesting dining choices available in restaurants.
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Avera, A Private Spa for Couples
Avera Spa is our private spa and wellness suite for couples at the Hartness House. Very unique, Avera offers 1,000 square feet of spa, wellness and relaxation options. Offered only in our Ultimate Romantic Getaway package, you'll enjoy an European style of spa service in your own privacy.
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The Spa offers a variety of services including: an oversized therapeutic hydrotherapy whirlpool ; a Finnish style cedar-lined dry sauna, a Turkish steam sauna, a deep treatment infra-red oak-lined sauna, a hygienic standing sun tanning cubicle, heated massage table, Shiatsu massage chair, private his and her dressing rooms/bath rooms with full body spa showers, and facial center.
For your relaxation the spa offers a full entertainment center with large screen plasma TV and home theater system. The spa includes a wine bar and mini bar, and offer a menu of light appetizers that can be ordered in advance.
The spa offers several spa treatments that are included with each session. These spa included spa sessions are: aromatherapy steam facials, essential oil facial wraps, seawater or mineral water bath, Hot Stone treatments, aromatherapy tranquility baths, and relaxation meditation treatments. Couples massage treatments are available. Bathrooms, towels, sun tanning goggles, and slippers are provided.
Additional spa services are available by advance reservation. These Spa services includes: professional deep tissue therapeutic massage, Swedish massage, Shiatsu massage, reflexology, and Reiki. Private hair dressing and manicure services are also available.
The Hartness is your ideal family reunion site with over 40 rooms; our large 100+ person dining room with complete catering capabilities; our conference room and family center; and our large wooded estate with nature hiking trail offer families unparalleled value.
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Let the Hartness House help you plan your family reunion. The Hartness House Inn is Vermont's popular destination for family reunions.
We offer economically-priced all-inclusive family reunion packages to meet all budgets with special discounts for children. We can host family reunions up to 120 guests comfortably in our 40 rooms. Our accommodations range from luxury suites to comfortable, contemporary rooms and many with adjoining doors for large families. We offer a complete range of dining services in our extra large dining halls. We can host breakfast, lunch, dinner, barbeque's, and outdoor events for groups from 20 to 200 and match your special dietary needs with customized menus.
The Hartness House Inn is situated on a 35 acre estate with mountain, lush forests, hiking paths, brooks and streams, gardens, sweeping lawns, meadows, and many open areas for outdoor family activities. Nearby we have national parks, rivers, lakes, beaches, and two ski resorts offering mountain hiking and biking.
The Hartness House Inn is an unmatched destination for other reasons: we have our own historical telescope and observatory and astronomy museum; hiking paths leading to the "Seven Bridges" with coded symbols that must be decoded; and an outdoor barbecue location where you can hold your own country western hoedown with music and dancing, and an authentic barbecue fire pit grilling up your favorite barbecue specialties.
A romantic Vermont bed & breakfast hotel for romantic weekend getaways, weddings, receptions and elopements. Offers 40 rooms, a restaurant, a ballroom, spa, outdoor Garden Pavilion and wedding gardens set on 50 acres of woodlands.