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The Gilded Lily

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4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118
The Gilded Lily
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Conway, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stayed here two nights- a family of 3 while in US on long term business and short-stay holiday combination. I would actually also recommend this hotel to single woman travelling to Boston alone. It is safe and sound and very convenient and quiet.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

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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