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Bee and Thistle Inn and Lounge

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The Bee and Thistle sits nestled on five acres bordering the Lieutenant River, in the township of Old Lyme, Connecticut. The Inn is available as a large private guest house or by the individual room on a bed & breakfast basis, daily, weekly, or monthly. All of our nine guest rooms are adorned with elegant accents, each individual in design. Therein you will find fine linens, down pillows and a private bath.
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
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New Haven Airport29 mi
Bradley Intl Airport46 mi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend room 2. Fireplace made it cozy on the coldest Thanksgiving on record. The staff are absolutely wonderful and welcoming. Breakfast was wonderful. Easy location for everything in Old Lyme and surrounding towns. Thank you!

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank kara o
Reviewed September 25, 2018

It had been 37 years since we’d been to the Bee & Thistle Inn on our honeymoon, and this year I vowed to make a return trip as a surprise for my wife who has talked about the Inn for years. It was tough pulling...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Went and stayed one night, no ac in whole place and no tv. I called twice for ac and was told it was being put on, no. Went to bed with a small fan. Won’t go back, too many places to stay. Bed was lumpy...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

We stayed at the Bee over Labor Day Weekend. We were greeted at the door by the manager, Tosh, who was extremely friendly and eager to help get us settled. The Inn sits on 5 acres upon the Lieutenant River. We strolled down to the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Lyn R
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Recently spent one night at the Bee and Thistle Inn with friends. It is a lovely inn with the most gracious and accommodating staff we've ever had the please of meeting. They couldn't do enough to make our stay a pleasant one. Upon our arrival,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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GammyGam
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Thomas S | Reviewed this property |
We were in room one. It's a bit dark and with "heavy" furniture. Very small bathroom - small shower only. Saw no mold and didn/t hear others. We were ther mid-week.
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Larksong22
September 29, 2015|
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Response from BeeandThistle | Property representative |
Hello, There are no guest rooms on our first floor. It is completely dining and lounging space. We always help with bags, and because the building was built in 1756, we do not have an elevator. If you have any... More
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"see comments above"
001LDZ
Aug 6, 2018
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"Not sure there is a really good room - and wifi is almost non existent on the first floor."
SagHarborAlice
Nov 15, 2017
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"Room 11 is for polar bears in the winter. Beautiful but cold."
Krisbrazil
Apr 25, 2017
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"The stairs were quite steep. They could be difficult for less able persons"
tombeg
Oct 13, 2016
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PRICE RANGE
$193 - $288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesConnecticutOld Lyme
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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