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The Lilac Door

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Overview
140 Rosendale Road Dulwich, London SE21 8LG England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Golf course
Laundry Service
Housekeeping
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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All reviews home away from home train station dulwich picture gallery tea and biscuits fresh fruit dulwich park b bs attic room bed and breakfast top floor my husband and i have just comfortable accommodation fellow guests central london little touches breakfast was amazing private bathroom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place in a quiet location but easy access to London and beyond. Room well equipped and little extras like the robe and slippers gave it the extra comfy relaxing feel. The host Jane was exceptionally friendly and helpful in giving us ideas of where...More

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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac DoorResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! Delighted to experiment with vegan breakfast recipes; it made a delightful change. Good luck with the widening of the bridle / foot path.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just spent two wonderful nights staying at the Lilac Door. Utterly, utterly wonderful in every way! Jane and her husband are the ideal hosts: professional, engaging, helpful and delightful company. Our room was spotless - every inch of their stylish home was spotless...More

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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac DoorResponded 1 week ago

I am utterly blown away! I feel humbled by your warm and generous review, I really do. Thank you very much indeed.

Reviewed September 15, 2018

This is without doubt right up there with as good as a B&B can be. Nothing is too much trouble for Jane and Keith. Their breakfasts are great ways to start the day and they are just the perfect hosts. It is perfectly located, 7...More

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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac DoorResponded 1 week ago

I guess you must be home by now? What a great trip you had planned out and so delighted it included a short but sweet stay with us. It was fascinating hearing about effectively your micro-climate; we shall delicately look you up when we're your...More

Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The Lilac Door is a wonderful B&B, very clean and comfortable. Jane is a great host and everthing is thought of, from lovely amenities to yummy chocolates and breakfast was amazing too. We stayed one night as we were in the area for a friend's...More

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Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac DoorResponded 1 week ago

You are very kind ~ glad the chocs hit the right note! Thank you so much.

Reviewed September 11, 2018

They say that you should never return to a place where you were happy because the reality is not as good as the memory. Well, let me tell you, the Lilac Door B&B in Dulwich is the exception to this rule. I previously stayed at...More

Thank judyshort
Response from heacham3, Owner at The Lilac DoorResponded 1 week ago

Oh You! So happy you found your way back to The Lilac Door; had it really been two years? What changes have taken place in our lives. Wishing you much joy. X

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About
Description
Elegant Edwardian family home offering stylish bed & breakfast accommodation, reasonably priced, based 11 minutes by train from the central London. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$131 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Lilac Door London, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > London
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
$131 - $196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Lilac Door London, England
Location
United Kingdom > England > London
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Traveler (52)
Room & Suite (22)
Dining (11)
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PhylHouston
January 9, 2017|
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Response from heacham3 | Property representative |
Hello Phyllis, Thank you for your email. We are a private home offering B&B. We do not have an elevator in our home so regretfully its very unlikely our accommodation would be suitable.
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ArchbishopJ
May 13, 2015|
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Response from ArchbishopJ | Reviewed this property |
No, you are one of the other guests who so enjoyed the Lilac Door. Tripadvisor send comments such as mine to other reviewers also as well as to the person whose review is being questioned. Rest assured Dannie F , nobody is... More
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"Either of the ensuite rooms are on the top floor with pleasant skylight views"
Canadacalling
Jul 3, 2018
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"Both rooms we used were superb"
GranmaSinga
Dec 27, 2017
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"Views from top floor rooms."
rodc736
Dec 13, 2017
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"Rooms are on the top floor - 3 flights of stairs."
Noodle1961
Nov 21, 2017
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