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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 45 Boston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gilded Lily is lovely! Large comfortable rooms w/ style and character. Easy check-in and soooo clean!!! My sister stayed in the connecting room which was so convenient. Bars and restaurants nearby and easy travel to all of Boston's sites. Highly recommended!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really loved our stay at the Gilded Lily. Beautifully appointed with lovely sheets and towels. A nice kitchenette of the room provided our daily breakfast. Close to everything in boston with some great restaurants nearby.

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Stow, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I came to the Gilded Lily with friends and I made another friend of Jim.I appreciated the aesthetics of his lovely home that he opens to the public.The bedrooms and private baths were decorated to the hilt without being overdone.Jim is an accomplished architect and it shows in what he did with his home.I loved the galley kitchen with plenty... More 

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Intervale, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

One starts to relax the moment you enter The Gilded Lily threshold. The grand staircase invites you right up to the well appointed rooms. Beautiful, large windows allow natural light to fill the space and offer a delightful view to the neighborhood below. This fully restored B&B has thought of everything one could desire while away from home. It is... More 

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Chatham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I stayed two nights and was very happy. My girlfriends and I occupied four rooms and we had everything we needed. Fabulous, quiet location, short walks to museums, shopping and chic restaurants, we didn't need to use a car or taxi for anything we wanted to do. Our B&B owner host, Jim, could not have been more hospitable, we all... More 

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Conway, New Hampshire
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

You'll feel pampered at this B&B even though they don't serve you breakfast, since it's self-serve continental breakfast in a kitchenette room right off the bedrooms. The place has been lovingly restored to it's former beautiful state with much attention to detail. The rooms have a "grand old world" feel but they are up to date in comfort. Bed was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed here 3 days during our Christmas break. James was a great host! The room was beautiful and the bed was very comfortable. It's a great location- just a 5 minute walk to the the T and bus lines and an easy walk to Boylston St. We'll be back!

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New York City, New York
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Within walking distance of Symphony Hall, Newbury St and plenty of good restaurants. Big perk is having the availability of a parking spot but make sure you reserve it as there is on only 1 but 4 rooms - not difficult math.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Stayed here 2 nights and had a great time. The room was spacious and well decorated. The kitchen was well stocked with good quality food. The B&B is central and most points of interest are at walkable distance. Highly recommended.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Just a very short one night stopover here - instructions etc clear and informative. Room well furnished and super modern toilet/shower facilities. Shared, well stocked kitchen. James, the innkeeper was very helpful when we had to contact him. Location of B&B is excellent with lots to do and see within walking distance. I would give this five stars except that... More 

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Address: 4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > South End
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Number of rooms: 3

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