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Old Lyme Inn

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   85 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT 06371
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Ranked #2 of 3 Old Lyme B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Peter M Winchester, Virginia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Winchester, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped in Old Lyme to catch up with old friends. We stayed at their home, but had dinner at The Old Lyme Inn. Food was delicious and service outstanding. A quiet setting in one of their small rooms. First steak i had in a long time and it was cooked perfectly! I understand they went through some turmoil there over... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night while on a long trip from New England. The inn itself is quite lovely, having undergone a fairly recent restoration. Our room was large, quiet and had a modern bathroom, flat screen TV, etc. As mentioned in some of the other reviews, the staff as a whole was not attentive and showed an attitude.... More

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Saint Michaels, MD,US
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beds were comfortable and room was nice, but in such elegant surroundings, would have expected a spotless bathroom. Prefer not to describe the shortcomings. Was not a great value but price would be okay if place were better cleaned and maintained. Believe the special thing here must be the music. Since we were looking for a place to stop returning... More

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Northborough, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around 4PM on Sat. afternoon and stayed one night with the All that Jazz package and Sun. night for the regular room rate. The staff who met us on arrival were friendly and helpful. At dinner and the Jazz club however we encountered a number of people who knew nothing about the jazz package so it was a... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the inn and The Side Door jazz club. It was a wonderful experience. Close to exit/entrance ramp off I-95 it was easy to get to and find from our home in Jersey City. There is both front yard tables and indoor restaurant. We chose to have a light lunch outdoors upon our arrival and... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Old Lyme Inn for one night in July. The hotel is very well kept up and pretty. Our room was very comfortable and cosy. Not big but well appointed and the bathroom, though small was very nicely designed. The bed was very high - so a bit difficult to get into is you are short. Eventhough... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Arrived late in the evening after an exhausting search for available rooms within the nearby towns. I ended up finding this beautiful place and decided to give it a try when I was approached by the Owner who politely said he had 1 room available even though the front desk was closed he allowed me to stay ;)The room was... More

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OLIManager, Manager at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Pfig75, We are thrilled that we were able to take care of you after a long day of traveling this past weekend! We have a very hardworking team here at the inn that strive to make sure every guest has a relaxing, comfortable, and restful stay and I am so glad we were able to provide that for... More

Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We were looking for a hotel near Old Lyme on a summer weekend and were challenged to find any place close by with reasonable rates or not sold out. As we drove by the Old Lyme Inn, we thought it was a restaurant but pulled it up on our smartphone and saw they had beds and some available. The folks... More

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OLIManager, Manager at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

HeideB, Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay at the Old Lyme Inn. Since we are a small, historic property, we strive to make our guests feel like this is their home away from home, and it sounds like we succeeded in providing you with that experience during your overnight with us. We are thrilled we... More

Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This lovely Inn disappointed us in many ways. The room was tiny with an ugly view. A hot water glitch forced unto change rooms in the morning for showers. In spite of a festival weekend when they should be prepared for demands, they were woefully understaffed and dinner took over 2 1/2 hrs with non visible service for drinks, dining... More

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OLIManager, Owner at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your assessment. We really appreciate the feedback. Yes, it is unfortunate that your experience was not up to our usual standards. Unfortunately, It was a very challenging evening behind the scenes with a kitchen staff member cutting his hand while cleaning a slicer, necessitating a trip to the emergency room. This reduced our kitchen staff by 2... More

Pennington, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The rooms at this place are absolutely beautifully done -- large, tasteful, and very comfortable. Every effort has been made to make them really quite luxurious in an understated manner. The Inn is an easy walk to the Florence Griswold Museum (across the street) and the center of Old Lyme. My only suggestion is to make breakfast just a bit... More

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Address: 85 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT 06371
Location: United States > Connecticut > Old Lyme
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Lyme Inn 3.5*
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