Motels in Barre, Vermont

by Joy Uyeno

Barre is in central Vermont, neighboring the state's capital of Montpelier, and is an industrial town where the hum of granite mining can be heard coming from the Rock of Ages Quarry. Visitors come to Barre to see Montpelier and enjoy the local skiing destinations while staying in budget accommodations.

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Days Inn

Days Inn Barre Montpelier is a family-owned establishment with basic accommodations. Guest rooms come with either two double beds or one king bed. The motel has an indoor pool and Jacuzzi, and has the Round Table Restaurant, which serves casual American fare. Guests can take advantage of free wireless Internet and can request rooms with microwaves and refrigerators.

Pierre Motel

Pierre Motel is in downtown Barre and offers 20 basic rooms with refrigerators and wireless Internet. The motel is within walking distance of Barre's restaurants and shops, including Mister Italian and Mulligan's Irish Pub. Dogs are allowed at the Pierre Motel, but owners should call prior to arrival to secure a dog-friendly room.

Hollow Inn and Motel

The Hollow Inn and Motel offers three types of budget accommodations: Motel rooms feature two queen beds and private exterior entrances, inn rooms have king beds and efficiency rooms include two queen beds and a kitchenette. The lobby has a working fireplace and a breakfast area where guests can partake in a 20-item continental breakfast each morning.

Hilltop Inn of Vermont

The Hilltop Inn of Vermont in Montpelier is three and a half miles from the center of Barre. The motel houses 80 guest rooms with two full beds or one king bed, refrigerators and microwaves. Guests can take advantage of complimentary wireless Internet and a heated indoor pool. Suzanna's Restaurant offers diner-style dining on the premises.

About the Author

Joy Uyeno has been writing about travel, food, fashion, culture and finance since 2005. For three years she wrote a column for the "Honolulu Star-Bulletin" aimed at young and first-time travelers. Her writing has appeared in several local and national publications, including the 2008 anthology "Honolulu Stories." She holds a Master of Arts in writing and publishing from Emerson College.