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Bee and Thistle Inn and Lounge

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We checked into the Bee, just off I-95 and were shown to our room on the third floor. There, over the four-post bed, was a chandelier with small red shades and a tassel hanging down. It cleared the bed by about...two feet, just over our knees. So there we were, the two of us. No, the three of us, if...

6Thank WorldSki
New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Honestly, I'm not usually one to bother writing TripAdvisor reviews, contentedly freeriding off the work of others. Yet my fiancé and I were so pleased by our stay at the Bee and Thistle that I am emerging from the shadows to recommend this delightful inn in the strongest possible terms. Our room (Room 5) was comfortable and bright. The absence...

1Thank Noah M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 April 2014

My partner and I had a lovely dinner here with two of our friends. From the moment we walked in the staff were welcoming, warm, and professional. We had reservations and were shown to our table immediately. The menu was small, which is a good sign -- they do EVERYTHING on it well. The chicken liver first course was divine...

1Thank javre1
Enfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Wow, The Bee and Thistle knows 1st class all the way. Excellent food, Great service! This is a place to go any time of the year. Winter, enjoy a glass of wine by the fire.Durring the summer, get there early, get a glass of wine, walk through the gardens and stroll down the lawn and enjoy the view of the...

Thank Eddie H
Southington, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Very quaint. Rooms clean and well decorated. No tv or radio. Our room was warm and cozy and we enjoyed talking and having a snack in our room (we brought our own). Then we dressed up for dinner and went down stairs and took a little tour. The house was a little chilly but the staff started fires in the...

Thank comfycozy54
Southington, CT
Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon at Tea and the food and excellent choices of Harney Teas were just right. Our waitstaff was very accommodating. We were serenaded by the most wonderful, friendly harpist - sat by the fireplace, watched the snow fall - and hated to leave.

Thank Dragonlady7
East Lyme, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Dinner was amazing entertainment was wonderfully fun and as usual Linnea and David were the best hosts the ambience was comfy but elegant even posted se pictures on Facebook of the wonderful rack of lamb I had

Thank Cathy E
Westport, Ct
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Delightful weekend spent at The Bee & Thistle Inn. The staff is beyond amazing, especially Tory, who has an excellent talent to make a person feel like royalty. She accommodates in every way, always with a smile and a true cheery attitude. The Inn is delightful, well kept and quite pleasant. The holiday decorations were just beautiful. and show great...

Thank Cara21Westport_Ct
Suffield, Ct
Reviewed 29 December 2013

In celebration of our anniversary, we opted for dinner and a night at the Bee and Thistle Inn. Check in was easy and very personable. I can't say enough about every staff member that works there. They were warm, pleasant and friendly. We received a complimentary upgrade to a lovely room. Fortunately they have complimentary wifi because, as nice as...

2Thank DawnCt
Lyme, Connecticut, United States
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Just returned from a fabulous afternoon tea with girlfriends at The Bee and Thistle. The traditional decorations, gingerbread houses, mistletoe balls, garlands on the staircase all add to the beautiful setting. The sandwiches, scones and sweet truffles were just the perfect antidote to life in the fast lane with too much technology.We enjoyed the welcome champagne cocktail on arrival beside...

Thank Christina3708

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bee and Thistle Inn and Lounge

Address: 100 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1426
Region: United States > Connecticut > Old Lyme
Price Range: ₹ 10,107 - ₹ 18,529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bee and Thistle Inn and Lounge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The stairs were quite steep. They could be difficult for less able persons”
tombeg, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 was big and comfy; there are 3 floors so if you have trouble climbing stairs, ask for the second floor.”
1Nicole, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“there is just one with a king bed but all look pretty.”
peggyvb, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We got a free upgrade to a better room, and it was lovely. Not sure what the other rooms are like.”
HappyCoupleAndoverMA, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We were told Room 1 was the largest. It was spacious, comfortable, and very quiet.”
JenInParkSlope, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
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