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Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   100 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371
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Ranked #1 of 3 Old Lyme B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Peter M Westport, Connecticut, United States
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Westport, Connecticut, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went to the Bee & Thistle for a 22nd year anniversary get away. We didn't know what to expect with the Inn, but it was great in every way. The staff couldn't have been nicer. They made us feel welcome and special from the moment we went through the front door. They were also incredibly thoughtful... More

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Ruesselsheim, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place, with art in the garden where you can relax in the evening sun. Got upgraded to bigger room which was nice and cosy. Food in the evening was good but not extraordenary. Breakfast however was very good and extensive, got even water and oranges for the trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

A few co-workers and I made plans to meet for happy hour and dinner. All I can say is that we didn't want to leave. Seriously, I think our server left before us while we stood there chatting. Ok, let's get to the important topic, the food. I had the hand made eggplant ravioli with asparagus and squash blossom. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited this lovely establishment over the weekend, and the only word i can use is AMAZING. The Staff is super friendly, and very attentive. The grounds are immaculate, the menu is super (loved the citrus melon salad) the entire experience was relaxing and peaceful. Many thanks to the great people at the Bee and Thistle for being such lovely hosts.... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've lived in CT my whole life and have never ventured to B & T, even though my sister lives a few short miles from there. When making plans to meet with some long time girlfriends in Old Lyme, one recommended this place. What a gem! First of all, the staff were all fantastic. Upbeat and happy to accommodate. They... More

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We checked into the Bee, just off I-95 and were shown to our room on the third floor. There, over the four-post bed, was a chandelier with small red shades and a tassel hanging down. It cleared the bed by about...two feet, just over our knees. So there we were, the two of us. No, the three of us, if... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Honestly, I'm not usually one to bother writing TripAdvisor reviews, contentedly freeriding off the work of others. Yet my fiancé and I were so pleased by our stay at the Bee and Thistle that I am emerging from the shadows to recommend this delightful inn in the strongest possible terms. Our room (Room 5) was comfortable and bright. The absence... More

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Stonington, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My partner and I had a lovely dinner here with two of our friends. From the moment we walked in the staff were welcoming, warm, and professional. We had reservations and were shown to our table immediately. The menu was small, which is a good sign -- they do EVERYTHING on it well. The chicken liver first course was divine... More

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Enfield, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Wow, The Bee and Thistle knows 1st class all the way. Excellent food, Great service! This is a place to go any time of the year. Winter, enjoy a glass of wine by the fire.Durring the summer, get there early, get a glass of wine, walk through the gardens and stroll down the lawn and enjoy the view of the... More

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Southington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Very quaint. Rooms clean and well decorated. No tv or radio. Our room was warm and cozy and we enjoyed talking and having a snack in our room (we brought our own). Then we dressed up for dinner and went down stairs and took a little tour. The house was a little chilly but the staff started fires in the... More

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Additional Information about Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa

Address: 100 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Location: United States > Connecticut > Old Lyme
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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