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Field Guide Lodge, Stowe

by Megan DuBois
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by Megan DuBois
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Imagine yourself in a rustic, homey, and cozy lodge after spending a day in the Vermont wilderness hiking, exploring, and taking in the fantastic mountain views.

After retreating to your room in the afternoon, sit by the fireplace and swap stories with friends and family as everyone gets cleaned up for dinner and drinks. Enjoy it all at Field Guide Lodge in Stowe, Vermont -- and read on for our official review.

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What You Need to Know

The Look of Field Guide Lodge Stowe

Field Guide Lodge Stowe is a chic mountain lodge that’s ideal for those looking for a rustic escape with all of the amenities of home. The property is known for its casual hangout spots that are reminiscent of old-school ski hauses.

Around the hotel, you’ll find touches of the natural world like natural wood headboards in the guest rooms, and dark greens and burnt orange accents that reflect the warm autumnal colors outside on the mountains in fall. 

The Vibe at Field Guide Lodge Stowe

From the moment you enter Field Guide Lodge, you know you’re in for a treat. Since the hotel is so small, each guest enjoys personalized attention from the hospitable staff.

The outdoor common area at the hotel is a popular mingling spot. Here, you'll find plenty of chairs and cozy communal fireplaces. While there is no restaurant at the hotel, you can still enjoy a pint of local craft beer and snacks like popcorn and pretzels. 

Who Will Love Field Guide Lodge

Couples and adults traveling without children will enjoy Field Guide Lodge the most. The hotel mostly caters to adult travelers who are looking to explore the surrounding neighborhoods and, of course, the great outdoors. There are plenty of nature and hiking trails within walking distance of the property -- as well as a vibrant downtown area that's dotted with shops and restaurants.

Who Might Not Love Field Guide Lodge

Those traveling with kids or larger groups may want to look elsewhere for accommodations. While the hotel does allow children, many of the rooms occupy just two guests. While the largest room accommodates eight guests, it is often filled quickly.

Best Amenity at Field Guide Lodge

The best amenity at the Field Guide Lodge Stowe is the personalized concierge services. The helpful staff are on hand to assist with making reservations and recommendations for all types of travelers. No matter what you want to do, the concierge pros can help make it happen. 

Money Matters 

What’s Included at Field Guide Lodge

Your stay here includes access to the heated pool and hot tub, as well as free wifi and coffee in common areas. Additionally, each room is equipped with Tivoli radios and USB charging outlets, and smart TVs. Parking is free, too (one vehicle per room). 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at Field Guide Lodge

Typical hotel fees and taxes apply should be expected here. 

How to Get a Deal at Field Guide Lodge Stowe

Getting a deal at Field Guide Lodge can be challenging. However, the hotel offer discounts for all active and retired military, though only for mid-week stays. 

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Field Guide Lodge

Field Guide Lodge is within close proximity to plenty of attractions, such as art galleries, breweries, and restaurants. Laughing Moon Chocolates'  chocolate dipping demos and the Ben and Jerry’s factory tour are both must-dos. Meanwhile, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy birding, kayaking, mountain biking, dog sledding, rock climbing, and ziplining.

Nearest Airport to Field Guide Lodge

The nearest airport to Field Guide Lodge is Burlington International Airport, which is about 45 minutes away. 

The Bottom Line

Couples and solo travelers who enjoy spending time outdoors will enjoy staying at the charming Field Guide Lodge.

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It's All in the Details