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The Gilded Lily

Traveller (100)
Room & Suite (54)
Dining (2)
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“parlor room”(36 reviews)
“shared kitchen”(40 reviews)
“b b”(123 reviews)
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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All reviewsparlor roomshared kitchenb bsouth endself serve breakfasthistoric brownstonebed and breakfastyogurtwell equipped kitchenquiet neighborhooda lovely place to stayorange linetree lined streetwithin walking distancehome away from homeflights of stairsgreat neighborhood
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

We loved our stay at the Gilded Lily. Located in an historic brownstone, the rooms are serene, immaculate and comfortable. The location is great; near the orange line for the T. James was the consummate host. Highly recommend.

Thank Kirste P
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you so much! I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I enjoyed meeting you. James

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We loved our stay at The Gilded Lily. It was so comfortable, and homier than a traditional hotel. We spent three days and nights looking at colleges and it was great to come back to the bed and breakfast. It's close to everything. Parking isn't...More

Thank SamFoodie
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you so much! I really enjoyed speaking with you about colleges and life. I do hope we have the opportunity host you again. James

Reviewed 28 March 2017

This charming and clean bed and breakfast was just perfect for our 4 night stay in Boston. The owner was very welcoming and helpful with suggestions on things to do and see. We were able to walk to restaurants, the theaters and The Boston Public...More

Thank BeckyandDennis
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Gilded Lily for three nights and our stay was so lovely. We had one of the Garden Rooms and the room was very spacious, nicely decorated and comfortable. We liked that unlike other Bed and Breakfasts, the Gilded...More

Thank ramonainberlin
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were delighted to stay in this beautiful bed and breakfast, even though we only had one night, and had to leave to beat the snow storm coming in. This would be a delightful place to be stranded though, with it's charming architecture and being...More

Thank 938corinnes
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 19 March 2017

Thanks for coming and staying with us. I enjoyed meeting you and hope you will come back for a longer visit. 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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"All the rooms are good here. Garden Room's view is almost identical to the view in Alfred Hitchcock's..."
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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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