Manchester Village

Kimpton Taconic Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • Request the turndown service, and you'll find local sweets left on your pillow at night
  • There are loads of places on site to relax and take in the scenery, like the wraparound porch and outdoor fire pit
  • Under four hours' drive from Montreal for a short weekend getaway

"Good overall, but I booked with a credit card that expired before the visit. The hotel left me a message to call with the updated card, but it took me several tries to do so. One employee in reservations would not believe that the hotel rather than TravelZoo had left a message, and he actually hung up on me. Once we arrived at the hotel, the staff were helpful."
Nov 10, 2019 - UPR MONTCLAIR, NJ, USA
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Named after the neighbouring mountain range, the Kimpton Taconic styles itself after the grand resorts that popped up in New England in the late 19th century, complete with charmingly aristocratic amenities — think morning coffee and tea service coupled with an evening social hour hosted in the library. There are also 21st-century perks like USB charging ports and Chromecast available in guest rooms.

The hotel's interior feels familiar and inviting yet fresh, with fireplaces in common spaces and historic photos on the walls offset by modern fixtures and small pops of colour. The warm vibe extends to guest rooms, too, where you'll find vintage touches like analog alarm clocks by the beds and handcrafted wooden walking sticks for hiking.

Nearby are loads of activities available year-round: from skiing and fly-fishing to boutique shopping in downtown Manchester (less than five minutes driving). History buffs will also want to check out the Hildene estate — the former residence of Abraham Lincoln's son Robert (roughly six minutes away).

The Copper Grouse restaurant on site specializes in regional classics prepared with locally sourced ingredients, like the New England clam chowder with applewood smoked bacon. We recommend the grilled Georges Bank swordfish, or for breakfast, the brown butter and apple French toast with Vermont maple syrup.



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • ATM
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 16 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Extra beds are not available.

Rooms cannot accommodate an extra bed, rollaway bed or cot.
Rates are based on a maximum of 2 guests in a King room and a maximum of 4 guests in a Two Queen room.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: free of charge.

The hotel provides a plush pet-bed loaner, food, water bowls and mats in your guest room.
Guests will need to complete a pet waiver upon check-in and pets should be caged or out of rooms during housekeeping service.

Fees: A resort/facility fee of US$30 plus tax, per night will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.

The resort fee includes:

  • Valet and self parking
  • Shuttle Service around town (based upon availability and distance)
  • Morning coffee & tea services
  • Wi-Fi & Chromecast
  • "Forgot It, We Got It" program
  • Nightly hosted social hour
  • 24-hour fitness facility
  • Outdoor heated pool (open seasonally)
  • Bicycles (seasonal and limited availability)

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The outdoor, heated, salt-water pool is open seasonally (from mid-May to mid-October) and weather permitting.

Shuttle service provided to predetermined locations, based upon availability. Contact the front desk at 802-362-0147 for additional details. 

Advance reservations are highly recommended for dining at The Copper Grouse. Please contact 802-362-0176 or to make a reservation prior to check-in.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(270 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Taconic Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.8 Ambiance
4.8 Location
4.7 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Good overall, but I booked with a credit card that expired before the visit. The hotel left me a message to call with the updated card, but it took me several tries to do so. One employee in reservations would not believe that the hotel rather than TravelZoo had left a message, and he actually hung up on me. Once we arrived at the hotel, the staff were helpful.
Other Comments
Hotel is extremely well kept. Bed was comfy and the morning coffee good. But I had not realized thy Manchester has essentially become a shopping mall filled with national brands. Not what I am looking for in VT! But there are some nearby trails that make for nice hikes.
Rebecca Nov 10, 2019 UPR MONTCLAIR, NJ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Enjoyed our stay very much. Good escape and a nice quiet couple of days. Will definitely return. Suggest that the room service menu offer more lighter fare options- pretty big jump from a hamburger at $19 to a pork chop at $38. Looking for a late night sandwich- nothing available. The lighting in the lobby by the fireplace was very bright. Dim the lights, add a bit more seating and it would be great to sit by the fire with a glass of wine. We went to the wine social (5-6pm) and had no place to sit.
John Nov 09, 2019 Stonington, CT, USA
Other Comments
Beautifully located next to restaurants,shopping Equinox hotel
Joseph Nov 09, 2019 South Salem, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful hotel but no amenities. Coffee only in morning. Fair wine social with popcorn. Hotel could do more. Sparse toiletries in bathroom.
Other Comments
Staff was very nice. Room location was excellent for us. Restaurant was too costly.
Jerry Nov 08, 2019 South Brunswick Township, NJ, USA
Enjoyed Most
Very nice. The staff was courteous and very knowledgeable. Room was a little small but clean.
Jean Nov 08, 2019 Shelton, CT, USA
Enjoyed Most
Overall very good.
Other Comments
Free morning coffee outside the restaurant. $4.00 a cup inside with breakfast!!!! and not hot!
Elizabeth C Nov 07, 2019 Worcester, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Very lovely setting. Accommodations were excellent.
John Nov 06, 2019 Johnson City, NY, USA
Enjoyed Most
Kimpton Taconic is welcoming in every way- warm and friendly. Very relaxing. Beautiful country decor. An evening social hour allows guests to visit and share their experiences in Manchester.
Debra Nov 06, 2019 Forestdale, MA, USA
Enjoyed Most
Staff was very helpful and accommodating. Only issue was smoke and smoke smell in the hallway and our room from the fireplace in the lobby. I would suggest that all bathrooms have grab bars in the showers as a safety precaution.
Richard Nov 06, 2019 Warwick, RI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Comfortable rooms, friendly and helpful staff, great restaurant, terrific gift shop; we would recommend it all. Awesome location.
Toni Nov 06, 2019 Shelton, CT, USA

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