Southern Vermont’s finest small luxury hotel Welcome to The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant is southern Vermont’s premier small luxury hotel. Located in the heart of Manchester Village, the Reluctant Panther offers 20 luxurious rooms and suites in three distinct locations - the Main House, Mary Porter House and Carriage House - all featuring elegant design with antique furnishings, fireplaces, marble baths and original, museum quality artwork.

The Reluctant Panther Restaurant features contemporary American cooking in a relaxed yet elegantly upscale atmosphere. With an emphasis on locally sourced products, our Chefs create a sophisticated dining experience that is unsurpassed in northern New England. A multiple year Wine Spectator award winning wine list complements the tasteful menu.

Warm hospitality and delightful cuisine await ~ a truly unique Vermont experience.

Events at the Panther What Is Happening at the Panther

Booktopia 2017

At Northshire Bookstore, On May 5 & 6, 2017

Calling all Booktopia fans! Enjoy a weekend full of author events hosted by our beloved, local independent book seller. Special weekend rates for guests of the Inn. Details here:

Cork Dork Weekend

On May 19 & 20, 2017

Join us for this special event weekend featuring the wine-fueled book by Bianca Bosker: 'Cork Dork'. ( Our two-night package will include a four-course wine dinner on Friday night, Saturday author event at the Northshire Bookstore and Sunday matinee screening at the Village Picture Show. Our guests will also have access to additional local wine events! Please contact us directly for reservations: 1-802-362-2568