Best Western Bennington
220 Northside Drive, Bennington, VT 05201-1723
Phone: 802/442-6311 | Fax: 802/442-5885 | 58 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
This charming Bennington, Vermont hotel provides convenient access to Bennington College and several local ski resorts.
100% Non Smoking Rooms
Discover the beauty and serenity of southern Vermont while staying at the Best Western Bennington. This Bennington hotel is ideal for both business and leisure travelers as it offers convenient access to a variety of corporate locations as well as local attractions including Bennington College, Southwest Vermont Medical Center and the Bennington Battlefield Monument.
Each well-appointed guest room features a microwave, refrigerator, cable satellite television with HBO® and high-speed Internet access. The Best Western Bennington also offers rooms with hydro-massage tubs. Hotel amenities include a complimentary full hot breakfast, outdoor swimming pool, business center with some business services and meeting space accommodating up to 40 people.
Just minutes away, hotel guests can spend the day looking through one of many antique or craft shops or visit the beautiful Covered Bridges. Take a short drive to several ski resorts within 30 miles of the hotel. Guests traveling on business will appreciate being close to locations such as NSK Steering Systems, Energizer and US Tsubaki. Other nearby attractions include Norman Rockwell, Bennington Museum, the Old First Church, Lincoln's Hildene, and Manchester Center Shopping 25 miles.
The friendly staff at the Best Western Bennington is ready to ensure an enjoyable and relaxing stay in Bennington, Vermont. Make a reservation today and save! Enjoy your stay.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Complimentary breakfast
- Outdoor pool Heated Seasonal
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, signature Best Western waffles and other hot items, yogurt, juice, coffee
- Free parking
- 24-hour front desk
- Cold weather hook-ups
- Meeting facilities
- Fax services Charges apply
- Ice/vending machines
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Business center Fax/Copies available w/charges
- Computer available
- Photocopy machine
- Exercise facility Open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Universal gym with leg extension/leg curl - press arm station - bicep curl/tricep extension
- Stair stepper Elliptical Trainer
- Stationary bike
- Interior/Exterior corridor
- Laundromat Coin Laundry, supplies available at Front Desk
- Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
- Complimentary coffee in lobby
- High-speed Internet access
Best Western Bennington
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Best Western Bennington
Conveniently located, the best western bennington in Bennington, Vermont is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 42.900225 / Latitude: -73.211495
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: Rutland, VT. Follow VT RT 7 South into Bennington. From right hand lane, follow sign for 7A/Northside Drive. Turn right on to 7A/Northside Drive, hotel is one mile on the left. The Best Western Bennington is located, from center of Bennington, one mile north on US 7, turn left on Route 67A, Northside Drive.
From: NY Thruway I-87 Head north to Exit 23. Take Interstate 787 North to Exit 9E. Follow signs for Troy/Bennington (Route NY 7 East). Take NY Route 7 East through Troy. At the Vermont Border NY 7E becomes VT 9 East. Stay on VT 9 East into Bennington. At the first traffic light, turn left on to Benmont Avenue. Follow Benmont Avenue until it ends. At traffic light, turn left. The Best Western Bennington is on left at second traffic light.
From: Boston Take Interstate 90 (Mass Pike) West to Exit 2. Take Route 20 and 7 North through Pittsfield and Williamstown, MA. Follow 7 North. Once in Bennington, stay in left lane. Follow the signs for 7A/Northside Drive. Stay in left lane and turn left on to 7A/Northside Drive. The Best Western Bennington is located one mile on left.
From: New Hampshire Follow VT Route 9 West to Bennington. In Bennington, turn right on to VT Route 7 N. After one mile, follow signs for 7A/Northside Drive. Turn left on to 7A/Northside Drive, the Best Western Bennington is one mile on the left.
From: NY Thruway I-90 Head east to Exit 23. Take Interstate 787 North to Exit 9E. Follow signs for Troy/Bennington (Route NY 7 East). Take NY Route 7 East through Troy. At the Vermont Border NY 7E becomes VT 9 East. Stay on VT 9 East into Bennington. At the first traffic light, turn left on to Benmont Avenue. Follow Benmont Avenue until it ends. At traffic light, turn left. The Best Western Bennington is on left at second traffic light.
Best Western Bennington
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
There are many ways to enjoy a stay in Bennington, the charming town in southwestern Vermont. There's a host of must-visit attractions, and the New York border is just minutes away. But, for those traveling to the area with high school-aged kids – and even for those who aren't – the campus at Bennington College is certainly worth a visit.
Found only minutes away from downtown Bennington in nearby North Bennington, this college was established in 1932, and is private in it's offering. Originally founded a women's college, it became fully co-educational in 1969. Plan for a campus tour when you visit Bennington College, and don't miss some of the campus highlights like the Tishman Lecture Hall, the Jennings Music Building, or the Crossett Library.
Set in the Green Mountains, Bennington Handmade Pottery is located in Bennington in southern Vermont. Founded in 1948, Bennington Potters encourages visitors to stop by the Potters Yard – set at a historic, former gristmill and schoolhouse.
Bennington Handmade Pottery also features shopping for handmade stoneware, home décor, Vermont specialty foods, and more. The pottery shop and self-guided tours are held Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. – and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Formerly the Bennington Historical Association, the Bennington Museum was founded in 1852 in the city of Bennington. The museum is known for unique-to-Vermont artwork, toys, maps and books, and military artifacts.
The Flag Gallery features the famed Bennington Flag, along with Hadwen Woods and the George Aiken Wildflower Trail in the surrounding area. The Bennington Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from July to October, and closed Wednesdays from November to June.
On your next trek through Vermont, the Green Mountain State, be sure to head south and check out Fort Dummer State Park. Found east of Bennington in the city of Brattleboro, Fort Dummer State Park is 217 acres of majestic and picturesque Vermont parkland. A generous mix of woodlands, open expanses, and plenty of hiking trails make Fort Dummer State Park a true must-see.
Because of the fertile landscape at Fort Dummer State Park, you'll be in the midst of wildlife critters like squirrels, turkeys, and deer. When you visit Fort Dummer State Park, you'll find stunning views of the actual Fort Dummer, which the park overlooks. Fort Dummer was flooded in 1908 when the Connecticut River was dammed.
A hard-to-miss Sunoco filling station, the Hemmings Motor News Filling Station is located along Main Street in Bennington – found in southern Vermont. Established to resemble an old-fashioned gas station, the station provides attendants who wash your windows, check your oil, and more.
Travelers can stop for lunch at the 50s diner booth, and visit the Our Car Lover's Gift Shop. The shop features fine automotive art, Hemmings-wear, collector-car memorabilia for sale, and New England's largest selection of automotive neon signs.
Consisting of 772 acres, Jamaica State Park has been open to the public and delighting visitors since 1969. The park sits on the shores of West River, giving way to a plethora or aquatic activities and opportunities, like fishing, swimming, and whitewater paddling.
Just northeast of Bennington, Jamaica State Park also features a variety of on-land recreation as well: picnicking, a play area, foot trails, volleyball, and horseshoe pits make the fun-filled state park great for the whole family.
Located on 84 acres of scenic Vermont land, Lake Shaftsbury State Park offers plenty of lakeside activity to its visitors from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The park became an official state park in 1974, and has since become a popular destination for vacationers near Bennington.
The park is ideal for traveling families looking for outdoor recreation in southwestern Vermont. The park has kayaks, canoes, rowboats, and pedal boats for rent. Moreover, the park features fishing, swimming, and picnic areas, – all are perfect for family-fun spent outdoors.
Named after the wife of General John Stark, Molly Stark State Park is located in southern Vermont, just east of Bennington. Set along State Route 9 – otherwise known as the Molly Stark Trail Scenic Byway – the park was first constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Open daily from 10 a.m. to sunset, Molly Stark State Park’s season runs from Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day. Visitors may hike the two-mile Mt. Olga Trail, the quick Nature Center Spur, and neighboring trails in the Hogback Conservation Association area. Biking, cross-country skiing, and pets are also allowed.
Set on 200 acres, the Park-McCullough Historic House was built in 1864, and is located in North Bennington in southern Vermont. Listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the house is owned and operated by the Park-McCullough House Association.
Open to the public, the Park McCullough House features tours on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Events are held at the Carriage Barn, while tours are given of the grounds and big house – one of New England’s best-preserved Victorian mansions.
A private liberal arts school, Southern Vermont College was established in 1926 in the city of Bennington, Vermont. Covering 371 acres, Southern Vermont has approximately 500 students enrolled, and offers 15 degree programs.
The Southern Vermont College campus features Everett Mansion – listed on the National Register of Historic Places and housing the Burgdorff Gallery. Southern Vermont College’s NCAA Division III athletics program is home to the Southern Vermont Mountaineers.
With a history dating back to 1910, the Apple Barn & Country Bake is located in southern Vermont near Bennington. Set in the Green Mountains, the Apple Barn started as the 300-acre Southern Vermont Orchards, and today offers a bakery, coffee shop, gift shop, and more.
The best way to experience Apple Barn & Country Bake is through their popular Motor Coach Tours – allowing guests to choose from a donut and drink on the Orchard Tour, or pie alamode and orchard tour on the Taste of Vermont Tour. The Apple Barn also offers pick-your-own berries, including strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.
Also the First Congregational Church, the Old First Church is located in Bennington, Vermont with a history dating back to 1762. The church was first completed in 1805, though renovated and refurbished several times over.
The Old First Church neighbors the final resting place of poet Robert Frost – and is just a few miles from the Robert Frost Stone House Museum. The church and the cemetery were formerly known as the Vermont's Colonial Shrine and Vermont's Sacred Acre.
Plan for an outdoor adventure in Vermont. Townshend State Park is located near northeast of Bennington, and has a unique charm all its own. The Civilian Conversation Corps constructed the park during the Great Depression, giving it ample historic appeal as well as attractive, scenic lure.
Visitors quickly take notice of the park’s natural beauty – featuring hemlock, white pine, and other vast woodland’s. Park goers are encouraged to traverse the Bald Mountain Trail, clocking in at just over three miles round trip. The trail provides up close views of the forest as well as spectacular views to the north, south, and east at its summit.
Air Travel in Bennington – William H. Morse State Airport
Owned by the State of Vermont, KDDH is a hub for cargo airline AirNow. Covering 100 acres in Bennington County, KDDH features one runway and one terminal.
Located near Bennington in southern Vermont, Woodford State Park delights its visitors with 398 acres of high-elevation forest. Visit the park for a variety of outdoor activities along the several lakes and ponds in the surrounding area.
Aside from natural beauty of the spruce/birch forest, visitors can also enjoy the many different amenities like fishing and boating on Adams Reservoir, hiking, kayak and canoe rentals, and picnicking on the beach near the dam. The park is open from Memorial Day to Columbus Day weekend.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 1.50 mile(s) from Bennington Monument
- 1.50 mile(s) from Mt Anthony Country Club, open to the public
- 1.50 mile(s) from Bennington Pottery
- 3.00 mile(s) from Covered Bridges
- 3.00 mile(s) from Bennington Museum, With Grandma Moses works
- 15.00 mile(s) from Norman Rockwell Museum, Small museum
- 25.00 mile(s) from Lincoln's Hildene Estate
- 50.00 mile(s) from Norman Rockwell Museum, Main museum in Stockbridge, Ma
- 2 mile(s) from antique and craft shops
- 25 mile(s) from retail outlet shopping
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- 30.00 mile(s) from Mt Snow, Ski resort in Wilmington
- 30.00 mile(s) from Bromley Ski Mountain, Four season resort
- 40.00 mile(s) from Stratton Resort, Four season resort
- 0.25 mile(s) from Pizza Hut, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.00 mile(s) from The Publyk House, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, steakhouse
- 1.25 mile(s) from Blue Benn Diner, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Family atmosphere. Well known for its breakfast.
- 1.25 mile(s) from Jensen's Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Family restaurant
- 1.50 mile(s) from Chilis, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.50 mile(s) from China Wok, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner
- 1.50 mile(s) from Rattle Snake, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: dinner
- 2.00 mile(s) from Ramuntos Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, NY pizza, beers on tap, wine, salads, sandwiches, family atmosphere.
- 2.00 mile(s) from Bennington Train Station, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, Historic train station building
- 2.00 mile(s) from Carmody's, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Irish-American family restaurant. Take out available
- 2.00 mile(s) from Madison Brewing Co., Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Family dining, micro brews, New England fare.
- 2.00 mile(s) from Mt Anthony Country Club, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner
- 2.50 mile(s) from Peppermills, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Fresh seafood, hand cut steaks & pasta
- 3.00 mile(s) from Friendly's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
- 4.00 mile(s) from Pangaea, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner, Fine dining, large selection of wines and beers, cozy Lounge
- 4.00 mile(s) from Kevin's, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner
- 5.00 mile(s) from Four Chimney's, Full Service, American, Open for: dinner
Best Western Bennington
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