Topnotch Resort

4000 Mountain Rd | Stowe, VT 05672-4967  [SEE MAP]Stowe, VT  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Array of amenities for families and couples, including multiple pools, a 35,000-square-foot spa and a game room
Daily resort fee added per night

Today, Stowe teems with high-end resorts, but Topnotch Resort stands out in more ways than one. Rooms lean toward the smaller side, but guests appreciate their cozy vibe, modern furnishings and comfortable beds. The lobby's stone walls and large mounted moose head evoke a classic ski-lodge atmosphere, but the 35,000-foot spa space is anything but dated. Multiple pools, a co-ed sauna and an indoor hot tub with a waterfall tantalize spa-goers, as do the countless available spa services. Another crowd-pleaser: the zesty culinary offerings available at the two on-site dining venues, Flannel and The Roost. What's more, the staff is said to be nothing short of topnotch. 

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Location
Stowe, VT
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 68 rooms
Primary View
Mountain(s)
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Families, Couples

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  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Fodor's

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On 120 acres overlooking Mt. Mansfield, this posh property has a contemporary look and an outstanding spa. Floor-to-ceiling windows, a freestanding fireplace, and heavy stone walls distinguish the lobby.

Fodor's Choice

Travel + Leisure

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Re-opened in 2013 following a nearly 15 million dollar renovation, this 68-room Vermont ski lodge located at the foot of Mount Mansfield offers a cozy experience with an updated look. The lobby and guest rooms have been redone, while the restaurant (formerly know as Norma's) reopened as Flannel, a bistro featuring seasonal and local ingredients.

Oyster.com

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Topnotch Resort has impeccable city-meets-country minimalist design and a huge selection of on-site activities and features. Rooms are stylish and range from classic Deluxe Rooms with woodsy accents to multi-room vacation homes.

AAA

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This trendy hotel is close to the ski slopes. Set away from the road, it offers a quiet and upscale retreat.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019

AFAR

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An on-site Nordic center outfits guests with snow-shoes and cross-country skis, and offers lessons. February is one of the best times for ice fishing in Vermont, and the resort offers casting clinics and can arrange for guests to try their luck at some of the prettiest lakes in the state.

Other Awards

  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1092 have reviewed the Topnotch Resort, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: 

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1092 reviews 4.5 (based on 1092 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest Rooms

Topnotch Resort's guest rooms and suites feature contemporary decor in a neutral palette with earth tone accents. Standard guest rooms offer amenities like 42-inch flat-screen TVs, iHome docking stations, pillow-top mattresses and Keurig coffee makers. Suites come with additional perks like private decks and separate living rooms with fireplaces.
  • Daily $30 resort fee includes in-room Wi-Fi access

Standard room size300 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Location & Parking

Located on 120 acres at the foot of Mount Mansfield, Topnotch Resort is just 4 miles northwest of the charming town of Stowe and about 4 miles southeast of Stowe Mountain Resort's slopes. The resort sits within close proximity of a variety of outdoor activities, as well as the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center and the Stowe Performing Arts Center. To get to the area's shops and ski slopes, visitors can take the resort's complimentary shuttle.
  • Located about 40 miles east of Burlington International Airport
  • Valet parking covered by daily resort fee
  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Dining

The resort features two on-site restaurants, both of which offer local and organic ingredients, farm-raised meats and Vermont’s famous cheese. Open for dinner daily, Flannel showcases fresh seasonal ingredients in a bistro setting with an open kitchen. The Roost is a contemporary lobby bar and restaurant with mountain views and a variety of craft beers and bar bites. The casual space sits near the property's bocce court and fire pit and features both an indoor lounge with a shuffleboard bar and an outdoor patio living room.
  • Kids menus available
  • Picnic lunches offered

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Pool

Topnotch Resort has two outdoor pools and a year-round indoor pool. The 60-foot indoor pool, plus a hot tub with a waterfall feature, are located in the spa's solarium. Meanwhile, one of the outdoor pools is designed for families and has a lap lane, while the other is an adults-only pool that's open year-round.
  • Pools open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Additional Jacuzzi available by adults-only pool
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

Spa

The spa at Topnotch Resort is spread across 35,000 square feet and features 30 treatment rooms, fitness facilities, men's and women's locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms, a beauty salon and a solarium with an indoor lap pool and whirlpool. The spa menu offers a laundry list of treatments, including massages, hair and nail services, facials and body scrubs and wraps. The spa also has a couples treatment lounge and a spa treatment menu for teens.
  • Spa open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Guests must be 16 or older to enjoy spa's treatments and use spa's lounges

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Kids

Topnotch Resort offers complimentary family-friendly room amenities like high chairs, pack and plays and outlet covers. The resort also features a game room for teens, a junior tennis academy and seasonal activities for kids. Booster seats and kids menus are also available in the resort's restaurants.
  • Babysitting services can be provided for an additional fee
  • Teens spa menu available
  • Kids menus available
  • Kids club (free)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

Fitness

In addition to a fitness center that has cardio and weight-training equipment, the resort offers a wide variety of group fitness classes ($10 to $25 each) as well as outdoors activities such as guided hikes. The resort is also known for its Adidas-affiliated tennis facilities, which feature indoor and outdoor courts with lessons available.
  • On-site equestrian center offers guided trail rides, lessons, pony rides for children and both horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides
  • On-site Mountain Ops Outdoor Gear store available for rental equipment like skis, mountain bikes, snowshoes, skates and fly fishing gear
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (with fee)
  • Tennis (with fee)
  • Guided runs (with fee)
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Business

Topnotch Resort features 9,000 square feet of meeting space spread across indoor and outdoor venues. Indoor options range from a large ballroom to smaller conference rooms, all with built-in audiovisual equipment. Outdoor venues for special events and receptions include the Mountain View Pavilion Tent, which can accommodate up to 420 guests for receptions and has its own restrooms and parking facilities, and a lawn with an open-air pavilion.
  • Meeting packages offered
  • Team-building activities through property's meeting planners
  • Largest indoor space has room for up to 295 people

Number of meeting rooms3

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Pets

Dogs of all sizes are welcome in Topnotch Resort's pet-friendly rooms for an additional fee of $25 per night, per pet. Offered pet amenities include loaner dog beds, food and water bowls, disposable pet waste bags and gourmet biscuits made by the resort's chef. Pet-sitting services can also be arranged by the hour or by the day through the resort.
  • Guests must sign dog agreement at check-in
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Wedding

Wedding

Six wedding venues are available at Topnotch Resort. The Pinnacle Ballroom offers space for up to 250 guests for receptions or up to 120 people for banquets, while the intimate Notch Room features a bar, lounge and fireplace. Larger affairs can take place in the Mountain View Pavilion Tent, which sits near a stream, has its own parking lot and can host up to 420 guests. Carriages are available to transport the couples to and from the ceremony location or reception area. The resort's wedding planners can also arrange details like welcome gift baskets for guests, reception centerpieces and decor and more custom catering services
  • Bridal spa services offered

Maximum wedding guest capacity420

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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