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Fresno, California
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really bad experience all around. Might have the worst bed I've ever slept in and we are not casual travelers. Stuffy staff and stuffy rooms. Cleaning lady is downright mean and I'm pretty sure doesn't do a good job when you don't tip her to spite you for not tipping her. Didn't tip her because I had to kill 2... More 

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New York City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoying the patio for the music on a Thursday night was delightful. The food, however, left a good deal to be desired.The mussel/clam appetizer had plump clams but the mussels were small and tasteless.The pear/goat cheese salad could have used some fresh salad. Our recommendation: come for the jazz and a wine, but definitely dine elsewhere!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Julie and staff for planning our annual family reunion this year at the Old Lyme Inn. Everything ran so smoothly considering the weather didn't quite cooperate. Our outdoor event was quickly and effortlessly moved indoors by you and your staff. The food was delicious. Especially the steak and the baked cod! The steak was tender and cooked perfectly,... More 

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have gone at least 5 times but the last 3 times the food and service was horrible. My daughter ordered a berry tart that had only 4 blueberry's and the cream was not set. The pork was flavorless and served over pasta. Also, the clam chowder was very tasteless and thick. My son's burger was good but the bun... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the Inn so much that we were lucky enough to book an additional night. The rooms are lovely and spacious with period appropriate furnishings. The bathrooms are huge and seems to have recently been remodeled. Staff was extremely helpful and made us feel very welcome. Rooms had a nice sized TV, a coffeemaker and alarm clocks.

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Ellington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Visited here for Sunday Brunch with friends. Menu was extensive, food was very good. Setting in an lovely dining room with fresh flowers on the table. Individually served not a buffet. Inn is in a lovely setting of a colonial home and extensive grounds. A bit pricey but atmosphere calm and peaceful, unhurried, and worth it versus a food factory... More 

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OLIManager, Manager at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your Sunday brunch experience here at the Old Lyme Inn. It is gratifying to know you found satisfaction with our atmosphere as well as our food quality. We look forward to welcoming you back anytime in the future! More 

Kennebunkport, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Wonderful experience at this delightful hidden gem in Old Lyme! Food was outstanding and amenities comfortable. Plus, the staff is quite welcoming and helpful. Relaxing ambiance that feels traditional yet updated in a nice way. Submitted by two RHS Classmates

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OLIManager, Manager at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are delighted that you had a "wonderful experience" at the Old Lyme Inn. It is true that our inn maintains a traditional feel in an updated way. The Old Lyme Inn is unique in design, and brings to life the original beauty of the Old Lyme Inn estate with... More 

Connecticut
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7 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Inn staff was very attentive but the rooms are bare essentials..no TV, clock, comfortable chair, very small bathroom, etc. It appears the Inn is suffering as the room was shabbily appointed. Too bad as the Jazz Club is outstanding and we would visit it again but not stay at this Inn. The Inn's restaurant was an even greater disappointment.... More 

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OLIManager, Manager at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay via tripadvisor. It is Gratifying to know that you found satisfaction with our inn staff. The Old Lyme Inn is always mindful of guest suggestions so we would like to thank you for your input in regards to our traditional style rooms. Our inn rooms are designed with tradition in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We escaped for a mid-week, off season getaway and were not disappointed. We were immediately upgraded upon arrival to a lovely room with a fireplace. There were very few guests at the Inn but we never felt abandoned by the staff. Cute little bar and great restaurant made for a wonderful 24-hour vacation.

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Rebecca R, Guest Relations Manager at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Old Lyme Inn as your inn of choice this past week. It was truly our pleasure to serve you during your mid week getaway! We strive to provide the highest level of service possible, and we are glad that your experience with us was a pleasant one. Thank you once again for your business, and... More 

Waterford, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Stopped unexpectedly and had a good experience. Bartender was very friendly and efficient and while we only had an app and 2 salads it was good. Fresh food, good portions and good flavor. Firepit was going out side which was a nice added bit of ambiance.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Lyme Inn, fully renovated in 2012, offers a quaint yet modern, New England experience in the heart of historic Old Lyme, CT. All of our guest rooms offer unique touches that afford our visitors with the utmost in comfort and relaxation; including gas fireplaces, fresh baths, and luxurious bedding. The Old Lyme Inn’s restaurant and bar is a meeting place for visitors and locals alike. Sample our ever-changing cocktail and wine list, while dining on some of the most unique comfort food available in the area. Opening in early 2013, guests can while away the evenings listening to acclaimed jazz musicians in our intimate Jazz Club.Join us today to experience a new take on an old favorite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Lyme Inn

Address: 85 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-2336
Location: United States > Connecticut > Old Lyme
Price Range: $236 - $307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Lyme Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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