Bee and Thistle Inn

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Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
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Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
Premium bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of Bee and Thistle Inn

Bee and Thistle Inn

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT, 06371

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationFlorence Griswold Museum1 min walk
  • Popular LocationEssex Island Marina8 min drive
  • Popular LocationConnecticut River Museum9 min drive
  • AirportNew Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional)37 min drive

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About this area

Old Lyme

Located in Old Lyme, Bee and Thistle Inn is in the historical district and on a river. Essex Steam Train and Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Tanger Outlets and Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets. Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art and Ocean Beach Park are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the inn's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Florence Griswold Museum - 1 min walk
  • Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center - 6 min drive
  • General William Hart House - 6 min drive
  • Essex Island Marina - 8 min drive
  • Connecticut River Museum - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Old Saybrook Station - 6 min drive
  • Bradley Intl. Airport (BDL) - 60 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Chestnut Grille — 1 min walk
  • Peck Tavern — 5 min walk
  • Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe — 15 min walk
  • La Marea — 4 min drive
  • Monkey Farm — 5 min drive

About this property

Bee and Thistle Inn

Romantic inn with free breakfast and spa services
Along with a restaurant, this inn has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include massage/treatment rooms, concierge services, and free newspapers. All 10 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Other amenities available to guests include premium bedding, free bottled water, and free toiletries.
Bee and Thistle Inn offers 10 accommodations with complimentary bottled water and complimentary toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8 AM–9:30 AM
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Spa services

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Treatment room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 16 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 16 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 16 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Bee & Thistle Inn
Bee & Thistle Inn Old Lyme
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Bee And Thistle Hotel Old Lyme
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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 55 out of 87 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 87 reviews
4 - Good 21%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 87 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 87 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 87 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

2.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
THEY ARE OUT OF BUSINESS!!!! YOU BOOKED ME A HOTEL THAT NO LONGER EXISTS!!!!!
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

1/5 Terrible

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019