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The Lilac Door

140 Rosendale Road | Dulwich, London SE21 8LG, England
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The Lilac Door
Ranked #4 of 517 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
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We have stayed here several times since my last review and it just gets better and better. Jane is the most hospitable and welcoming 'landlady' and always goes to great lengths to make sure we have all we need for a comfortable stay. Looking at the reviews she has had, we are 98% unanimous in giving her full marks and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We stayed at the Lilac Door last weekend while visiting our niece in Herne Hill. It must be the best B&B in the London area. Will definitely stay again next time we visit. The owner was absolutely delightful and made us very, very welcome. The B&B itself was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. Breakfast was to die for! Highly recommended.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

It’s always a challenge to find affordable accommodation for a family of four in Europe that is clean, comfortable and convenient to all of the major tourist attractions. And we found all of that - and more - at The Lilac Door. Surprisingly modern (given its Victorian exterior) and situated on a quiet tree-lined street in suburban West Dulwich, this... More

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Mojacar, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The Lilac doors charm, warmth and elegance is a refelection of the qualities of the owner, Jane. We were so comfortable during our week there, and even a little spoiled by Jane. She helped us in so many ways that were well over and above our expectations. The room was beautiful and comfortable, and we slept so well there. Janes... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed in many lovely hotels all over the world and I've also stayed in B & B's in BLACKOOL! But The lilac door is like a very posh hotel with a lovely homely feeling. Jane is very welcoming. The rooms are very modern as is the house and spotless! The ensuite provides all the freebies you get in... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

My wife and I (newly-married) stayed here from Dec. 31, 2012 to January 4, 2013 before traveling to study in Cambridge. Jane's bright smile and cheery demeanor (along with a hot pot of tea) were a much appreciated welcome after an uncomfortable, sleepless flight from the U.S., especially given our exhausted efforts to drag our luggage up the staircases of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Just checked into the hotel this evening. My first stay & will certainly return. I was welcomed by the owner, whom is extremely friendly,courteous & helpful.Nothing was too much trouble. The room I have been allocated was on the top floor. Very well presented, spotlessly clean, lots of nice touches, chocolates, amenities & even a hot water bottle! Although I... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Jane, you've no idea how much your friendly welcome made to us after our huge day of countryside travelling, returning our hire car and lugging bags thro the metro etc.. You made our first visit to London such a positive experience, with heaps of advice and tips; even dishing out plasters for a blister gained after a day crammed full... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The Lilac Door is a superb B & B located 11 minutes from Victoria Station. My husband and I stayed at the Lilac Door in mid-October (too busy to post before now). We absolutely adored our hostess Jane. She brought tea and biscuits to our room shortly after we arrived from our long journey. Jane answered all of our questions... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

This being our first bed and breakfast lodging, I must say The Lilac Door located in Dulwich was one of the most pleasant stays we have ever experienced. Jane made us feel right at home from the moment she greeted us. The room was spotless, the breakfasts were superb, and everyone friendly and interesting. I often think about our pleasant... 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): $
Also Known As:
The Lilac Door London, England

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