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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here 3 nights October, James has restored the building’s many original features beautifully. The Palor room was superb. The shared kitchen was well stocked, love the cakes! A reasonable walk to the City or Copley Sq. through pedestrian walk way. Bar on corner, 5 Horses was great for a beer or food. Some good restaurants within walking distance. Definitely... More

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Cheshire
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98 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Gilded Lily for 2 nights in early October. We didn't actually meet James during our stay but communicated with him by email both before and during our stay and he was very responsive and helpful. The B&B is in a very nice, quiet, residential area, close to public transport and with a nice tavern at the... More

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Lutry, Vaud, Switzerland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I made my reservation I sensed that this place was all about quality. The location is ideal, on a quiet tree-lined street next to a park and within short walking distance to the center of town and many excellent places to dine. The rooms are sober but stylishly elegant and the parlor rooms are very large. James,... More

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

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 October 13, 2014

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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67 reviews 67 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

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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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

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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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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