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The Gilded Lily

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4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Gilded Lily for two nights after finding this Gem reading the reviews here It is located on a beautiful, quiet street in the South End, within walking distance to Copley Square, Newbury Street, many restaurants, other sites and shops. We felt as though we were in a local neighbourhood rather than a big city. We stayed... More 

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Fennville, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't have much to add to the reviews that caused us to choose this place for a recent one night stay on our way to Martha's Vineyard: Pros: -- lovely street in Back Bay -- beautiful brownstone restored as a B&B -- comfortable beds, nice bathroom, reasonably sized room -- the owner, Jim, is most responsive and on site Cons:... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hubby and I stayed here for just under a week and were really impressed. Not ones for B&Bs (the awkward breakfast the next morning, overbearing hosts etc) we were pleasantly surprised. During our stay we hardly saw a fellow guest (although we think it was full the whole time). We were able to come and go as we pleased with... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful stay in this immaculate, tastefully appointed B&B on a quiet street in a nice, convenient neighborhood. The proprietor couldn't be more gracious or accommodating. We will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a beautiful brownstone building on a charming, quiet street, the Gilded Lily is a refreshing oasis. Just a short walk to shops, restaurants and the T, you can easily explore the city, return to your elegantly appointed room and relax at the end of the day. My husband and I have stayed in Boston many times, but the... More 

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Sydney
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After staying in hotels in the centre of town previous to spending a couple of days in Boston, our stay in this gorgeous, comfortable and well-equipped B&B was a delight. Although close to everything, including great little restaurants, we felt as though we were in a local neighbourhood rather than a big city. Being the beginning of May, the blossoms... More 

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thank you, Jenny for your thoughtful review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Boston and your stay at The Gilded Lily. As you have discovered, Boston is a collection of neighborhoods each with their own distinct charm and personality. You can be in the middle of the action at one of the larger hotels in our commercial neighborhoods,... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I was in Boston for a conference and then some sight-seeing. Staying at this B&B was a great experience. The room was furnished beautifully and very clean. There is a fully-functional kitchen for guests which I found very convenient, and which was stocked with coffee and breakfast items. The neighborhood was very centrally located with subway stops nearby and many... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews 83 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We loved the location of the B&B. What others say about the cleanliness and charming rooms are all true. The only thing I would add is that if you don't know the city and are looking for someone to guide you, this is not the place to stay. We had a lot of trouble finding our way around the area... More 

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Stayed five nights in the Parlor room at The Gilded Lily during a business trip at the convention centre. Spacious, comfortable, beautiful, stylish room with a good athmosphere, a sitting area, fireplace, dining area. Good bed, comfartable clean bathroom, kitchen to share for making tea, coffee and breakfast. Also good little things like hairdryer and ironing stuff. Perfect walking distance... More 

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Ft lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had to attend a tradeshow in Boston and decided to bring my wife. Was looking for something different than the normal hotel room. We found it at the Gilded Lily. Super clean, nicely detailed and very comfertable. Highly recommended.

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