Gray Ghost Inn

290 Route 100, West Dover, VT
(802) 464-2474

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Lodge • 23 Rooms • $89-$179

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The Gray Ghost Inn is owned and operated by Magnus and Carina Thorsson with their three young daughters Natalia, Emma and Sofia, and their two black Labradors Kenai and Loki. We are now on our 12th year of owning the Inn. Magnus and his sous chef Jessie does all the cooking and Carina handles reservations and makes sure you feel just like home.

Magnus is originally from Iceland. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Restaurant Institutional Management in 1993 from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. He also received is Masters Degree from Bennington College in 2011. Magnus has worked as a chef, kitchen manager, Food & Beverage consultant in his native Iceland. He has held the position of executive steward at the New York Hilton in 1994 and 1995, and was the room service manager at the Washington Hilton in 1996. Before purchasing the Gray Ghost Inn, Magnus was the store manager of Sutton Place Gourmet in Reston and McLean, Virginia. He enjoys fishing, hunting and playing golf.

Carina is originally from Sweden. She received her degree in Service Economics and Management from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 1990. For five years Carina worked at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Carina enjoys skiing and walking the dogs Kenai and Loki. She is a devoted dog lover and has in the past raised Uncle, Yates, and Magnum, black male labs with Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Both Magnus and Carina are motorcycle riders.

Info & Amenities

  • Lounge & Game Room with ping-pong table, pool table, video games and TV
  • Homemade Breakfast available
  • BYOB Bar
  • Air conditioning in Summer
  • Check-in from 4-9pm
  • Front desk open 7am-9pm
  • Outdoor seasonal hot tub
  • Free private parking lot
  • Business travel
  • Families welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Weddings welcome