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    Bee and Thistle Inn and Lounge

    100 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371-1426
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    2017-10-08 2017-10-09
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    • Excellent67%
    • Very good15%
    • Average8%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We should have known we were not going to have a good experience when we were double charged for our one night stay at Bee and Thistle. After numerous calls to the Inn which were never answered we finally resolved the issue with booking.com. The...More

    Thank Vacationerx3
    Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I had a reservation for a main dining area.....arriving on time we were told that our table wasn't ready yet. We were then ushered into a dark lounge area to wait. Since we planned to have a drink at dinner and not...More

    3  Thank jerryr111
    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    The Inn is charming in itsself. The decor is something else - old and heavy mixed with modern. Colors don't match - and Interior Designers nightmare, Staff and owner very friendly and accommodating. Our room was very dark with heavy drapes and furniture. Bathroom small...More

    Thank Thomas S
    Reviewed 25 June 2017

    A few years ago, I gave up on Bee and Thistle. In my opinion, it was being left behind by other restaurants. My wife disagreed with my assessment. Bee and Thistle remained one of her favorites. At my wife's encouragement, we dined at Bee and...More

    Thank Barry S
    Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I began our honeymoon here with a two night stay. It was absolutely lovely. Staff is attentive and our room was wonderful. We enjoyed live music on the patio Sunday night . Food is delicious and breakfast (which us included) was sumptuous....More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Banquet Room
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$181 - US$296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    53 reviews
    1.27 km away
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    Nearby Attractions
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    10 August 2017|
    Response from Thomas S | Reviewed this property |
    We were in room one. It's a bit dark and with "heavy" furniture. Very small bathroom - small shower only. Saw no mold and didn/t hear others. We were ther mid-week.
    Carol O
    29 September 2015|
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    Response from BeeandThistle | Property representative |
    Hello, There are no guest rooms on our first floor. It is completely dining and lounging space. We always help with bags, and because the building was built in 1756, we do not have an elevator. If you have any... More
    Room Tips
    "Room 11 is for polar bears in the winter. Beautiful but cold."
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    "The stairs were quite steep. They could be difficult for less able persons"
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    "Room 2 was big and comfy; there are 3 floors so if you have trouble climbing stairs, ask for the second floor."
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    "there is just one with a king bed but all look pretty."
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