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The Gilded Lily

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4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118 (South End)
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The Gilded Lily
Ranked #4 of 44 Boston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gilded Lily is not a Bed and Breakfast. It is a building with four apartments for short term rent. The "Innkeeper" is really a rental agent, not an innkeeper. When we travel, which is frequently, we usually stay in B&B's rather than hotels because we enjoy the camaraderie and local knowledge of the Innkeeper, the specially made hot breakfast... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just completed a tour of New England, and we ended our trip with two days at the Gilded Lily. This was our second stay, as we booked the Parlor Room last year for our exploratory trip to Boston. Once specifically planned our final two days in Boston just to relax at the Gilded Lily and enjoy... More

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Canton, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying at The Gilded Lily. The location was within walking distance to transit, a variety of excellent restaurants and cafes, Symphony Hall, and shopping. Our room was tastefully decorated. Upon arrival James provided a personalized orientation to getting around the neighborhood and Boston in general. He took time to address our questions and offered us suggestions for dining... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful historic building in the middle of boston and is ideally placed for for touring the city. It has been beautifully restored by the owner who we had the pleasure of meeting during our stay. The attention to detail in the rooms is second to none, with gorgeous fixtures and fittings. We were two couples travelling together... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read reviews looking for a neat B&B, and we're excited to give The Gilded Lily a try. Wonderful place that was centrally located to what we wanted to do in Boston. Within walking distance to many things, including the popular Newbury Street. There is a great coffee shop about a block away and a few places to eat close... More

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Stockport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in a quiet street yet minutes away from the centre. Immaculately presented and beautifully clean. We stayed here for 3 nights before heading up to Vermont. We had had 5 nights in New York beforehand so James' wonderful house was a haven of homeliness and quiet. There is no lift so pick the rooms on the first floor!

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Gilded Lily in Boston was quite luxurious and excellent value. We had the good fortune to experience two rooms, at the front and rear of the residence on the 2nd floor. Tastefully furnished in a modern classic style, there was enough space to relax and enjoy being "at home". Both rooms were very quiet and filled with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful experience staying at The Gilded Lily. It was close to everything, yet away from the hustle and bustle. The room was beautiful and spotless. We stayed for four nights and don't have a single complaint.

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Astoria, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and her husband were taking a fall tour of the New England area so they invited me to meet them in Boston. They were staying at the Gilded Lily for the second time so I gladly stayed with them. I was so delighted to pull up out front and see a beautiful brownstone complete with a fall arrangement... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay here. Shun high rises and chain hotels and stay in a historic brownstone in Boston. Easy to walk to Red Sox games and steps away from the T Orange Line. You'll love walking down shop and restaurant lined streets to all the wonders Boston has to offer. Get James to give you the whirlwind tour before you leave so... More

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Address: 4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3

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