Topnotch Resort & Spa

Topnotch Resort & Spa

Stowe, New England, United States of America

At a Glance

  • Fantastic on-site tennis academy accommodating all ages and with all gear provided

  • Both adults only and family-friendly heated pools

  • Lovely views of the surrounding Green Mountains

  • Great year-round destination with mountain biking and hiking in summer and skiing available in the winter

  • Located at the start of the Stowe Recreation Path for scenic walks and bike rides

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Vermont is wonderful in summer as the temperature is warm and there are plenty of outdoor activities, ranging from cycling through to swimming in the many swimming holes. Autumn is a fantastic time of year to visit for the Fall colours - these start towards the end of September in the north of the state, and then progress further south throughout October. Vermont is also extremely beautiful during the winter months, and there are numerous ski resorts scattered around the state which are very popular during the season.

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Set at the foot of Mount Mansfield in Stowe, Topnotch Resort & Spa is a boutique mountain retreat with plenty to offer both families and couples. Experience outdoor adventures whatever the season and make use of the fantastic on site tennis academy.

Whether you spend days kayaking on the Lamoille River, hiking to hidden waterfalls, hot air ballooning over the Green Mountains, cheese making at a nearby farm or fly fishing, there need never be a dull moment. Offering activities for the adventurous, a fantastic spa for relaxation and easy access to Stowe for a spot of culture, fabulous dining and shopping, a stay at Topnotch will appeal to guests with a range of ages and interests, and a high level of personal service will ensure a memorable stay at this boutique mountain resort.

Not only is the activity menu extensive, Topnotch has created a collection of 'Perfect Days' which can be arranged a la carte to make the most of your stay. Themes range from meditation to art, from adventure to food and ideas include places to visit if travelling with pets or how to explore like a local.

Having undergone a recent renovation, each of the 68 guestrooms has been tastefully completed with modern mountain lodge style plaid decor and comfortable furnishings. Painted artwork and woven textiles inspired by the local culture and surrounding nature feature throughout and all rooms and suites come with iHome docking clock radios, HD TVs, refreshment centers, Keurig coffee makers, individually controlled AC and cosy bedding. There are also 22 individual resort homes which are dotted throughout the 120-acre wooded grounds and provide an enjoyable home from home experience with kitchens, patios and separate living areas. A shuttle service connects all residences to the main hotel on demand.

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There are 68 rooms and suites at Topnotch Resort and 22 separate resort homes spread throughout the property. Rooms and suites are modern and comfortable, having recently been renovated, and a number of interconnecting options are available, as well as sofa beds providing additional accommodation. Modern amenities are provided throughout, including iHome docking stations, HD TVs, Keurig coffee makers, drinks chillers and complimentary WiFi.


Children and teens are well looked after at Topnotch, with childcare services, children's menus, poolside dining, picnic lunches, high-chairs and booster seats, rollaway beds, outlet covers and family-friendly rooms. There are also plenty of activities and facilities to keep them entertained, including the impressive tennis academy, seasonal organised activities for kids and teens, spa newbies menu, indoor and outdoor family-friendly swimming pools and a games room for teens. The outdoor restaurant is also dotted with firepits and guests can tuck into mouthwatering nightly s'mores for a fun hands on treat.


There are two dining options at Topnotch, Flannel and The Roost. Flannel is a friendly bistro-style restaurant which boasts fantastic mountain views and serves up a menu featuring fresh local ingredients and dishes inspired by Vermont. The Roost is a modern lobby bar and restaurant with a casual atmosphere where guests can enjoy delicious dinners and craft cocktails. There is also a shuffeboard table and, when the weather is pleasant, dinner can be enjoyed on the patio amongst the firepits.

The award winning spa boasts 30 treatment rooms, private men's and women's spa lounges with fireplaces and juice bars, sauna and steam room, indoor hot tub, 60ft solarium indoor pool, outdoor adult pool and family pool and a full-service salon.


There is no shortage of activities on offer both at the resort and in the surrounding local area and the mountains provide some serious opportunities for adventure. The on-site activity & experience center can assist with arranging an entire itinerary during your stay to make the most of your time - enjoy food, beer and wine tastings, adventurous hikes, thrilling bike rides, massage education classes, rock climbing or make the most of the impressive tennis academy. An equestrian center also offers guided trail rides and lessons, as well as carriage rides through the rolling scenery for those who prefer to take it easy.


  • Lamoille River Kayaking & Vinyard Tour

    Enjoy a scenic kayaking tour, ending this shall day tour in a winery for your private tour where you can will sample the local wine and cheese.

  • Private Guided Hike in The Green Mountains

    With your private nature guide, set off to experience the summit Mt. Mansfield or choose the more gentle hike through the historic Ranch Valley.

  • VIP Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tour

    Enjoy a private tour around the home of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, sample the many flavours to your heart's content and learn about how this famous sweet treat is made from the Flavor Gurus.

Holiday Ideas

  • New England for Teenagers

    Boston, Maine, Vermont & Cape Cod

    from £4600 pp inc flights & transfers for 13 nights

    • Explore the neighbourhoods of Boston on a family bike tour with an experiences guide
    • Enjoy the picturesque mountain scenery of Vermont on winding hiking trails
    • Go in search of humpback whales off the coast of Cape Cod

Location & directions

Stowe, New England, United States of America

Topnotch Resort can be found within 120 acres of woodland at the foot of Mount Masfield in Stowe, Vermont.

How to get there

It is a 7.5-hour direct international flight to Boston's Logan International Airport with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic, or a 7-hour direct flight to Montreal's Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. From Boston it is just over a 3-hour drive to Topnotch, and from Montreal it is around 2-hours 30-minutes.

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