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The Gilded Lily

371 reviews
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Room & Suite (54)
Dining (2)
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“parlor room”(36 reviews)
“shared kitchen”(39 reviews)
“b b”(122 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Special Rate: Winter Rates!!!
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All reviewsparlor roomshared kitchenb bsouth endself serve breakfastgalley kitchenhistoric brownstonebed and breakfastyogurtwell equipped kitchenbeautiful neighborhoodorange linehome away from homea lovely place to staywithin walking distanceflights of stairstop floor
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The Gilded Lily is our go-to spot in Boston, particularly for a weekend of classical concerts or plays. Walking distance to Symphony Hall, New England conservatory and Huntington theatre. Very easy subway stops. The rooms are elegant and the pocket kitchen allows for tea, coffee,...More

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Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks Louise. It was pleasure meeting you and I am glad you had a great stay with us. we look forward to your next visit. James

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stayed at The Gilded Lily for two nights and had a great time. The Parlour Room was really comfortable and had all we needed. The kitchenette (shared by two rooms) was ideal not only for breakfast, but for an afternoon cuppa when returning from...More

Thank Pauline R
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you! I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Boston. I loved meeting you and hope you will come to visit again. James

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Loved this place. We used to live in the neighborhood and were so excited to find this gem. The room was huge and comfortable, spotless and inviting. The kitchen we shared with another guest (well there wasnt actually a person there when we were) was...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

A beautiful B&B in an authentic 19th century Boston home, owned and operated by one of the most charming and caring hosts imaginable. Kitchenette stocked with good things for breakfast and snacks, comfortable bed, spotlessly maintained, and in a location where it seems one can...More

Thank Maggie v
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. It was a pleasure meeting you and I delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Boston and your stay at The Gilded Lily. James

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Wonderful stay. Great location and everything thought of to create a perfect comfortable home away from home feel. I would highly recommend this B &B for a great true South End Boston experience. Great restaurants walking distance and park like settings close by for morning...More

Thank Eileen M
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 1 November 2017

I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you so much for thoughtful review. We hope to see you again soon! James

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Air Conditioning
Price range
US$ 165 - US$ 240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$ 165 - US$ 240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
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Lisa B
7 October 2016|
Response from tglboston | Property representative |
So sorry. I missed this question! I hope you had a wonderful visit Boston. James
21 May 2016|
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Response from tglboston | Property representative |
2016 High season rates - April thru November 15 are $280 for the Parlor Rooms and $260 for the Garden Rooms. Low Season - November 15 thru March are $180 for the Parlor Rooms and $160 for the Garden Rooms. The self serve... More
10 February 2016|
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Response from JonGentry | Reviewed this property |
All of the rooms have queen beds, the Palor Rooms have a twin pullout sofa and I believe its $25 extra.
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"top floor was great"
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"Perfect, quiet neighborhood."
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"We had a parlor room and our cousin had a garden room which work well because we shared a kitchen - was like..."
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