September 2011 Archives

Here's a Round Up of Inns and Their Reports

Connecticut, Westbrook
Angels Watch Inn proclaims the angels were really watching and that their inn had no damage and their power is back on. They are offering rooms for $145 this weekend and they have champagne breakfasts and chocolate dipped strawberries for new guests.  860 399 8846

Massachusetts, Cape Cod, Yarmouth Port
One Centre Stree Inn notes there are many inns with availability, no damage.  508-362-9951

Massachusetts, New Ashford
The Berkshires Shirakaba inn (Japanese style) wrote that Irene caused cancellations and that they have good availability.  413-458-1800    

Massachusetts, Petersham

The Clamber Hill Inn and Restaurant reports that they were open and taking care of guests during Hurricane Irene and that it passed just west of them. All roads are open and passable and they had no power outages.  978-724-8800

Maine, Guilford
Trebor Mansion Inn reports that the Moosehead Lake reagion is open and has no outages and that also Sebec Lake, and the the towns of Greenville, Monson, Guilford and Millinocket including inns such as Blair Hill, Trebor Mansion and Greenville are open. This next weekend is expected to be busy  with the Sea Plane Fly-In at Moosehead Lake. Sept 9-11  (207)-876-4070

New Hampshire, White Mountains

The Snowy Owl Inn reports there were washed out roads and power down but all is open and a very small road detour has solved any driving challenge.   603-236-8383

Pennsylvania, Mount Joy
Old Square Inn wrote about innkeeping during the storm and how good guests were to each other as they assembled from various states, some having had to get off Cape May and other vacation places. She wrote, "All the folks in the inn were very gracious and understanding to one another. In times such as this arms open to embrace helps to place some tenderness into the tough situation." Georgie Blymier-Heisey  717-653-4525

Rhode Island, Westerly

Woody Hilll Bed & Breakfast reported that all the beaches are open and electricity has been turned back on. 401-322-0452

Vermont, Hyde Park

Fitch Hill Inn reports that they are open and that the local outfitter restarted canoe and kayak trips on the Lamoille River today, an indication that flood waters have subsided.  The main routes of VT Rte 15, 100 & 108 that serve this area are all open. The only road closure on the VT 511 page north of US 2 is on VT 242 up by Jay Peak.  (Note:  VT is often divided into north, central & south with US 2 & US 4 being the dividing lines in weather reports.)  802-888-3834

Virginia, Nellysford
The Mark Addy. "We are running a last minute special and have noticed that many hurricane victims that still do not have power or need a rest after all of the clean up efforts are taking advantage of it.  Here are the details:  434-361-1101

We surveyed innkeepers on the East Coast. These inns have blogs or notes on their home pages.

Innkeeper Blogs About Hurricane Irene

Maine, Kennebunkport:  Maine Stay
     (Includes a video)

MA, Woods Hole: Woods Hole Inn

MA, Cape Cod: Platinum Pebble Inn

NY, Hurley: Stonehouse  B&B

NY, Windham: Catskills Maison  

NC, Carolina Beach: Beacon House Inn

NC, Ocracoke Island: The Castle

NJ, Cape May: John F. Craig Inn

VA, Richmond: The William Miller House 
VT, Warren, Mad River Valley: West Hill House (Use these detour roads, plus pics)

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