Lilac Inn      
53 Park St, Brandon, VT 05733-1121, USA    
(800) 221-0720, (802) 247-5463
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- $335

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Circa 1909. For some, the scenery is enough of a reason to visit Vermont. For those who need more, try the Lilac Inn. The restored inn's beautiful furnishings, polished woodwork and fireplaces add to the ambiance. Canopy beds dressed with fine linens, flowers, whirlpool tubs and sitting areas grace the guest rooms. A full, gourmet breakfast is included in the rates. The inn is a popular site for unforgettable romantic weddings. The landscaped, two-acre grounds include ponds, a gazebo and hundreds of perennials and annuals. Flowers decorate the ground's stone walls.

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$150 to $335

Off Season: $150 to $335

Payment Types Accepted Include Personal Checks, American Express, Master Card, Travelers Checks and Visa.

    • Breakfast
    • Three-course Cooked To Order Gourmet Breakfast


This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath, 3 with fireplaces, 1 with whirlpool and 4 conference rooms. The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath Amenities
  • Bathrobes
  • Cable TV
  • Coffeemaker
  • Copy Machine
  • DVD
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Free parking on premise
  • Hair Dryer
  • Handicap Access
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Business Traveler Amenities

Private meeting rooms and banquet facilities for up to 125
  • Television
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Internet Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • FAX On-site
  • Desk
  • Daily Newspapers
  • Private Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities For Up To 125

Events Hosted

    • Romantic Getaways
    • Meetings
    • Family Reunions
    • Weddings
    • Honeymoons
    • Seminars
    • Retreats



Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services

  • Massages

Inns Of Interest

    • African-American History
    • Civil War
    • National Historic Register
    • Gardens
    • Underground Railroad
    • Unusual Architecture

Liquor License

    • Full

Pet Restrictions

We accept dogs
  • Pets Allowed
  • We Accept Dogs

Romantic Interest

Our completely renovated 1909 mansion has hosted over four hundred weddings, ranging in size from two to two hundred and fifty guests, in any season. Decorated in a casual but elegant style, the inn is inviting and comfortable. Each wedding here is special and we tailor our services to your tastes and interests.

What's Green About Your Inn

The Lilac Inn is proud to be a Green Hotel member and we ask your help in our commitment to conserving energy and protecting Vermont’s environment. • Your room has an independently controlled oil fired hot water baseboard. Please use your room thermostat at the lowest level that is comfortable. • Your room has a ceiling fan which is designed for year round use. In the summer to cool and the winter to circulate the heat. • Your room has an individually controlled air conditioning unit. Please keep it at the highest setting that is comfortable. • Please hang your towels if you can reuse them. If you leave them on the floor we will replace them. • We use off white linens and towels as they do not require chlorine beach. • Please use the recycle bin in the hallway for papers and containers. • Please turn off all lights and televisions sets when exiting your room.

Innkeepers Association Memberships


Describe Garden and Grounds

Two acres of perennials, with a sunken pond and gazebo at the center. Over 20 varieties of lilacs.

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Children Restrictions

Please let us know at time of reservation


Please don't but if you must and can give us a 30 day notice prior to your arrival, we will refund your deposit minus a $25 processing fee. If you cancel within the 30 days of your arrival, we will issue a voucher for the entire deposit amount to be used toward a future stay. Vouchers are valid for 1 year from date of issue and do have restricted periods: Foliage, Middlebury Events/Graduations, Dunmore/Keywadin Weekends, or holiday weekends


3:00 PM / 11:00 AM


Smoke Free Property.

Other Activities

    • Tennis
    • Sports Events, Major College
    • Skiing Downhill
    • Skiing Cross Country
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Parks
    • Museums
    • Live Theater
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hiking
    • Golf
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Bicycling
    • Beaches
    • Art Galleries
    • Antiquing
    • Water Sports
    • Wineries
    • Shelburne Museum
    • Ben & Jerry's
    • Vermont Teddy Bear Factory
    • Stephen Douglas House
    • Moosalamoo National Recreation Ares
    • Lincoln Peak Winery
    • Neshobe River Winery
    • Maple Museum
    • Marble Museum
    • Robert Frost Trail
    • Lake Champlain
    • Warren Kimble
    • Fran Bull
    • Killington
    • Pico

Historic Interest

Originally built as a summer cottage this 11,000 square foot Renaissance style mansion is the centerpiece of Park Street, the prettiest street in Vermont.

Historic Awards:

  • National Register (Granted)
  • National Historical Site (Granted)
  • Local Register (Granted)

Historic Memberships:

  • National Trust

Historic sites nearby:

Fort Ticonderoga (20 miles), Hubberton Battle Field (12 miles)

Other Awards:

Certificate of Excellence, Trip Advisor, 2012 & 2013

Nearby College/University

Middlebury College, Castleton College, Green Mountain College, University of Vermont

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are Accepts Weekends,Anytime, subject to availability.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.

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Comfortable, romantic and relaxing

Enjoyed this historic inn that has kept the traditional feel of an old Inn with so many new items blended in. You won't go wrong in any of the rooms and several rooms open for reading and relaxing. Add the super great 3-course breakfast and the help and directions from the Innkeepers about the area. Very enjoyable 2-night stay.
John and Margaret Mackey
Stroudsburg, PA

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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Romantic Inn

We love coming to the Lilac Inn. The location is perfect...sitting on a wide street (Park Street) with easy walking access to the town. We just park our car at the Inn and enjoy the town of Brandon. The Inn itself is immaculate, and tastefully decorated. The owners couldn't be nicer, and the gourmet 3 course breakfasts are superb without being overwhelming.
Linda Borio
Somers, CT

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BOTTOM LINE: I would stay here again.
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Romantic and a delightful Inn

My husband and I have stayed at the Lilac Inn on various romantic occasions and enjoy our stay very much each time we visit. Doug and Shelley always make us feel welcomed to their beautiful "home" and their rooms (our favorite is room 1) are well appointed and welcoming. The grounds all around the Inn are exceptionally landscaped with gorgeous flower gardens and water features. The front porch is a perfect spot to relax with a drink (our favorite is wine) and just enjoy the beauty of Vermont around you. We always look forward to breakfast... yummy and they always have a nice variety to choose from.
Carolyn Barchi
Leesburg , FL

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Tasteful, charming and personable.

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