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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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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 4 days ago NEW

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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Keasbey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Maryland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Princeton, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We attended an exhibit at a great local gallery (Fresh Ayer) and decided to stay overnight nearby. We ended up doing the "All That Jazz" package which included dinner and a show at the jazz club at the Inn. Everyone working at the Inn was extremely helpful and accomodating and the room (#3) was very spacious and comfortable. It is... More

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OLIManager, Event Coordinator at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Dear SafeTravels, We are so happy to read about your wonderful experience here at the Old Lyme Inn! It sounds like all around, we were able to provide you with a great value for the money you paid to stay with us, and that is definitely a win. Be sure to spread the word to friends and family about your... More

Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

My wife and I decided to go on a "random walk" to some bed and breakfast near us for our 11th anniversary. We ended up with the "All That Jazz" package at the Old Lyme Inn and were quite pleased. A nice place for a little get-away. The town of Old Lyme is nice and nearby beaches, Old Saybrook and... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time and lovely stay at the inn. We signed up for the jazz package which included the room, a three course dinner of your choosing, plus house wine and an evening at the side door jazz club on the premises. We were so surprised at the level of musicianship! Fabulous! It was a terrific night spent... More

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

Good afternoon! Thank you for the nice review! The Old Lyme Inn prides itself on providing outstanding service, gourmet cuisine & beautifully appointed accommodations. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon for another great show! Feel free to contact me directly prior to your next visit. Kind regards, Savannah Hilmer Marketing Coordinator Old Lyme Inn... More

Hartford, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stopped by the Old Lyme Inn on a snowy Saturday after having visited the Florence Griswold Museum. The area is so beautiful and peaceful. We had lunch in their smaller bar area dining room. The fireplace was lit and the feel was so cozy and inviting. The lunch menu is not large, but there was a little something for... More

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

Good afternooon ChillinChetty! We are thrilled you had a nice visit with us! The Old Lyme Inn prides itself on providing outstanding service, gourmet cuisine & beautifully appointed accommodations. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Feel free to contact me directly prior to your next visit! Hopefully you can join us for a jazz... 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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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Wheelchair access
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The Old Lyme Inn, fully renovated in 2012, offers a quaint yet modern, New England experience in the heart of historic Old Lyme, CT. All of our guest rooms offer unique touches that afford our visitors with the utmost in comfort and relaxation; including gas fireplaces, fresh baths, and luxurious bedding. The Old Lyme Inn’s restaurant and bar is a meeting place for visitors and locals alike. Sample our ever-changing cocktail and wine list, while dining on some of the most unique comfort food available in the area. Opening in early 2013, guests can while away the evenings listening to acclaimed jazz musicians in our intimate Jazz Club.Join us today to experience a new take on an old favorite. ... more   less 
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