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The Gilded Lily

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Raleigh, NC
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and I just spent a weekend at The Gilded Lily and were very pleased with the accommodations. We arrived Friday evening, left Sunday morning, and never actually saw anyone else in the place though it appeared all of the rooms were occupied. It is all self-serve, from "check-in" to breakfast to departure so it was pretty easy-going. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jim greets you with a medley of Boston facts and places of interest. Efficient operation, convenient location to the T. Our visit was primarily the North End with a side trip to the Theater District. We will return to Boston and definitely book a room at The Gilded Lili. Mary Ellen and Matt Pace

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Your review is greatly appreciated! I really enjoyed our conversations about the city and am thrilled to hear you'll be coming back. James More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My father and I stayed at this lovely B&B 2 nights in late June. James has created a comfortably luxurious atmosphere, where we immediately felt at home. He was generous with his time, providing us with a great overview of the city so we were able to hit many high points during our short stay. Thank you, James!

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thank you! I so happy you and your dad enjoyed our city. It was such a pleasure meeting you and I hope we see you again on your next visit to Boston. James More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Faceless check-in. Nice neighborhood. Clean, stylish, room with all the amenities. Stocked kitchen for all your breakfast needs. If you have any issues, no worries the owners are on the first floor and ready to help. Will stay here again on our next visit to Boston.

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. James More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place in a great part of town. We would definitely stay there again. James spent the time to tell us where to go and what to see in Boston. Neighborhood was really nice and walkable. Really made out trip, perfect!

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thanks John. It was my pleasure. So glad you enjoyed your trip. James More 

Hillsdale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gilded Lily is a beautifully renovated Victorian row house in a nice neighborhood. It includes four rooms, two each on the second and third floors. It is unusual for a B&B, since it includes well-stocked kitchen areas between each set of rooms. Guests are able to prepare their own breakfasts (cereal, bagels, croissants, etc.) and eat in the privacy... More 

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

So happy to here that you enjoyed your visit and your stay at The Gilded Lily. We look forward to hosting you again! James More 

New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having always imagined staying in a Boston brownstone, the opportunity finally presented itself, and it was more than wonderful! First, the neighborhood feel (because it IS a neighborhood) was hands down more appealing than so many of the large hotels we've used in Boston in the past. We were so pleased to spend a bit of time speaking with James... More 

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thank you! It was so much fun visiting with you. I am glad you enjoyed the neighborhood and look forward to seeing you again. James More 

Knoxville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had one night to spend in Boston on our way to a wedding. The Gilded Lily was the PERFECT choice! The room was lovely, James was a wonderful host. The location was convenient to restaurants and shopping. We would definitely stay there again!

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thank you! It was a pleasure meeting you and I hope that your next stay in Boston will give you more time to experience our amazing city. James More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is an excellent place to stay in Boston. Very central, close to more than one T station and Copley Square, on a quiet brownstone lined street. The price is decent for Boston, especially for such a central location. The rooms are beautiful and very clean, very comfortable bed and great shower. They even included shampoo and conditioner! I really... More 

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you back in Boston. James More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Our host James could not have been more accommodating. The neighborhood is quaint, quiet and safe. The flight of steps to the front door can be intimidating, as can the tight circular stairs up to the sleeping quarters. However, once inside, the rooms are clean, comfortable and feel like one is staying with a prosperous kin. Lovely touches abound. This... More 

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tglboston, Owner at The Gilded Lily, responded to this review

It was a pleasure meeting you. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and am very happy about having the chance to see you again. James More 

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Staying in Back Bay

Neighborhood Profile
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gilded Lily is situated at 4 Claremont Park, a quiet residential side street in Boston’s Historic South End. The neighborhood is celebrated for its rich Victorian row house architecture and extends over 500 acres. It is populated with many trendy restaurants and boutique shops and is immediately adjacent to Boston’s Back Bay, Fenway, Bay Village and Beacon Hill neighborhoods. We are within walking distance to an extraordinary array of cultural, civic, academic and medical facilities and lots and lots of places to shop; to name just a handful, Historic Fenway Park, Boston Symphony Hall, The Museum of Fine Arts, The Huntington Theatre, Boston University Medical Center, MIT and the Copley Place Mall and Newbury Street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gilded Lily

Address: 4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: $25 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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