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140 Rosendale Road | Dulwich, London SE21 8LG, England
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The Lilac Door
Ranked #2 of 534 London B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting family in London my fiance and I stayed one night at the Lilac Door, and could not have had a better time! Jane is a darling hostess: warm, cheerful, and delightfully helpful. She was insistent we relax and make ourselves at home, and wow did we ever! My fiance proposed to me at the Lilac Door, right before... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family booked two rooms at the top of the stairs for a 5 day stay in mid January of 2015 and the experience was wonderful in all respects. The accommodations were modern, comfortable, and spotlessly maintained. Jane was a gracious and helpful hostess, eager to exceed expectations. Public transport and taxi service to central London is convenient and affordable,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very overdue review. We visited in Oct 2014 as a couple, and found the Lilac Door to be wonderfully comfortable and accommodating. The hostess, Jane, is very welcoming and professional. The breakfast spread is to die for (I think I put on a few kgs just from this). She generously offered to do our laundry as we... More 

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from London and a 6 night stay at the Lilac Door. Jane is an incredible hostess and did an amazing job of helping my friend and I find new London adventures. We had both previously visited London so we were looking for unique experiences that we had not done in the past. The location is ideal, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Lilac Door back in October for 4 nights. We visited London as part of a 6-week tour of Europe. Booking with Jane was really easy as she responded promptly to all emails that we sent. We liked the Lilac's Door location because it was a quick ride on the overground train from Dulwich... More 

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Salisbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Another trip to London and thank goodness for the calm relaxed comfort of the Lilac Door. In a wonderfully relaxed manner Jane with Keith offer a marvellos welcom. SUCH comfort. Really good beds and v luxurious bedding. Lovely food. Peace. Marvellous atmosphere. Very reasonable prices. Good transport links. Nice bit of London....yes it IS possible!! A REAL GEM

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My mother and I stayed at the Lilac Door in July 2014. We had a charming room on the top floor with a private bathroom. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. A cooked to order breakfast was offered every morning and it was delicious. It was a short walk to the train station, and then a quick (~11 minute) ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We needed somewhere to stay for a couple of nights whilst moving house. The owners are friendly and helpful, the place is comfortable and clean. The breakfast is great. Parking is on-street but free, and there is a station nearby. For London this is very homely and we slept well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I stayed at the Lilac Door 8/22-8/26, for 4 nights. My small group of 4 had the 2 bedrooms on the top floor. The rooms were very clean and nicely furnished. Each room had it's own bathroom with a shower, closet and fan if needed. Nice white robes and new slippers were provided during our stay. Also there were the... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My mother and I recently stayed at the Lilac Door and could not have had a more wonderful experience. From the moment we walked into Jane's charming home, we were overcome with her infectious sense of joy and earnest, warm welcome. The rooms are cozy and very comfortable and the breakfasts are delicious, offering a little something for everyone. I... More 

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Address: 140 Rosendale Road | Dulwich, London SE21 8LG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Lilac Door London, England

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