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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”(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 26 July 2016

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...More

1  Thank Julia T
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 27 July 2016

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in Boston. I am sorry we did not the opportunity to connect over the course of your visit...something I enjoy and something that I always try to do. Let's make that happen on your...More

Reviewed 17 July 2016

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...More

Thank Vito P
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 22 July 2016

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

Reviewed 9 July 2016 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...More

2  Thank babieth
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 10 July 2016

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

Reviewed 7 July 2016

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...More

Thank lauracS1082RD
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 10 July 2016

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

Reviewed 27 June 2016

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!

Thank John P
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 28 June 2016

Thanks John. It was my pleasure. So glad you enjoyed your trip. 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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Room & Suite (54)
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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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"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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