Meetings & Conferences at the South Shire Inn

Located in the Heart of Historic Bennington, the South Shire Inn offers the corporate traveler the comforts of an elegant, turn-of-the-century home combined with the necessities of business. Consider us for your meetings & conferences. Call us about corporate rates.

Nine spacious guest rooms, all with private bath, work area, air conditioning and some with whirlpool baths and fireplaces provide the ultimate in comfort and convenience. Our mahogany paneled library provides a place to read, relax, exchange ideas with colleagues, or perhaps indulge in a challenging game of backgammon or chess.

Enjoy a full breakfast, including homemade muffins, juice, fresh fruit, coffee and chef”s choice of entree to fuel up for a busy business day.

Although the South Shire Inn does not serve dinner, we would be happy to make arrangements at any one of the area’s fine dining establishments.

The South Shire Inn is well suited for intimate gatherings of 12 or less people.

Informal fireside meetings in our library add a touch of warmth to the driest of topics. Escape to the outdoors on a warm summer day by solving company problems over iced tea on our veranda.

For more traditional meetings & conferences, the Dining Room can accommodate up to twenty people conference-style plus audio visual equipment, easels and charts.


All meeting areas are equipped with pitchers of water, glasses, note pads and pens. Additionally, the following equipment is available on the premises:

  • Easel and markers
  • Fax machine
  • Copy machine
  • Overhead projector and screen
  • Wireless internet

The South Shire Inn is the ideal location for your company to hold a getaway retreat. Please call us about availability and charges for facilities.