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The Gilded Lily

371 reviews
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
Offers from The Gilded Lily
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 20 May 2016

I only booked here as the nice conference hotels were all full and even though I have an expense account, I still hate paying top dollar for a dive. I've never tried a B&B while on business before and thought its got to be better...More

Thank davidsquaredson
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 21 May 2016

Thanks for exploring the B&B alternative. When I travel I enjoy seeing the way different B&B's reflect the personality of the owner and the location. I look forward to your next visit and thank yoy for your patronage! James

Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place to stay! My sisters and I booked the Parlor Room 1 and couldn't be more pleased. The room was exceptionally clean, welcoming and had plenty of room for my two sisters and I. The decor is quaint, beds comfortable and the...More

Thank amiga1109
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 16 May 2016

It was so much fun meeting you and your sister's. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and I hope we have the opportunity to host you again. Stella asked me to say hello and to thank you! James

Reviewed 10 May 2016

Booked Gilded Lily for my son's graduation from Northeastern University and it was a great find! Good thing my son has found a job in the area so my husband & I will have a reason to return! Location was great - close to T...More

Thank amyhmoring
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 16 May 2016

Thank you for your review. I enjoyed meeting your family and our conversations. I am too am happy your son is staying here in Boston and look forward to seeing you again soon. James

Reviewed 26 April 2016

My wife and i had the opportunity to spend an extended weekend in Boston and we were fortunate to find a room available at this wonderful property. We always prefer staying real neighborhoods to corporate hotel corridors and The Gilded Lily fits the bill perfectly....More

1  Thank mulletville
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for the thought ful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and sorry you were not feeling better during your visit. I hope you come back to stay with us again! James

Reviewed 22 April 2016

We stayed at the Gilded Lily for 6 nights for the Boston Marathon. We wanted a place that was walkable to the expo, finish line and bus pick-up for the marathon and found this charming B&B in the South End. I had emailed James several...More

1  Thank Lu2013
Response from tglboston, Owner at The Gilded LilyResponded 23 April 2016

Thank you so much. I enjoyed our many conversations and loved talking with you about the Boston Marathon. Congratulations once again and I hope you decide to come back and run again. Sincererly, James

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Price range
US$165 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Traveller (100)
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
6 October 2016|
Response from tglboston | Property representative |
So sorry. I missed this question! I hope you had a wonderful visit Boston. James
20 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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"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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