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The Gilded Lily

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Ottawa
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Gilded Lily bed and breakfast is walking distance from everything in Boston, and is within a few blocks of all the good restaurants one could wish for. The townhouse is beautifully restored, the daily cleanup and breakfast fridge fill is thorough and unobtrusive, and the host is charming and full of great tips. Unlike some B&Bs, there is no... More 

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and our neighborhood. Thank for and please come back and visit us again. James More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Gilded Lily was perfect for our 2 day stay in Boston. James, the owner, has created a fabulously restful and comfortable hotel. He was a thoughtful and helpful host. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the city centre and is located in a quiet and elegant side street. The neighbourhood has a selection of shops and good... More 

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

It was such a pleasure meeting you and thank you for choosing to stay with us. We appreciate the recommendation! James More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful place to stay. Recommend to all. Enjoyed the area and the restaurants. Lovely room, very comfortable and the bed was divine! Just minutes from downtown, with a very walkable urban setting. Lovely buildings and shpping within a mile!

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your recommendation. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again! James More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have only one word to describe our visit at the Gilded Lily and that is "Awesome"! Everything was perfect from the comfortable bed to the yummy muffins. James was also a pleasure to talk with. He gave us a detailed overview of the city which was very helpful. The location was excellent as we could walk anywhere we wanted... More 

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

I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again next year. James More 

Nantes, France
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a perfect and beautiful stay at the Gilded Lily. The location of the B&B is really nice and James is really welcome. We had a room at the back of the house that was really quiet. We can just heard sometimes the people upstairs but juste for 5 minutes! The shared kitchen is an excellent idea and there... More 

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

I am glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Your review and for your comments are greatly appreciated! James More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at The Gilded Lily could not have been more relaxing. Access to our room and the establishment was by keypad, making our trips to and from our room very streamlined. We stayed in The Parlor Room #2, and it was immaculately clean and tidy. Barcelona Wine Bar and The Beehive were only a comfortable 12 minute walk away.... More 

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

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our local "jazz" establisments. We look forward to seeing you again and appreciate referring us to your friends and family. James More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

James made sure our stay was fantastic. The linens on the bed were extremely soft, so much better than a hotel! The home was beautiful and the room was extremely clean. The continental breakfast and snacks were always available at any time in the shared kitchen area on our floor. The fridge also had room for us to store our... More 

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

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for coming and staying with us and thank you for your review. It is appreciated! James More 

Carlingford, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gilded Lily has paid a lot of attention to detail, the location is just off Columbus street, a short walk to Mass Ave transit station. the rooms are tastefully decorated and quiet. We had a garden room at the back of the house as it was perfect. Quality linen and pouch towels, large bathroom and plenty of room for... More 

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

Thank you. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your review. We hope you will think about us for your next trip to Boston and recommend us to your friends. James More 

New York City
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at The Gilded Lily for 3 nights in the heart of the summer season. The B&B is a beautifully restored Victorian row house on a quiet residential street in the South End where the street parks and lawns are maintained by local residents. Our host Jimmy couldn't be more gracious and gave us numerous suggestions... More 

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

It was such a pleasure to host you. It was great fun talking about the neighborhood and the city. There is still lots left to see! James More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just returned from 3 days at the Gilded Lily in Boston and I can't remember when I had a more enjoyable stay at a B&B. The rooms are bright and spacious with a calming decor. It was a treat to climb into bed with fresh sheets and blankets after a day of sightseeing and to awake in the morning... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review. It was such a pleasure meeting you and I really appreciated hearing about your perspective on Boston. I look forward to seeing you again soon. James More 

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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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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 02118-3002
Location: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Price Range: $25 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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