Room type

Room Five

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room Eleven

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)


Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)


Get an overview of this hotelRomantic bed & breakfast with free breakfast and restaurant


Situated in Old Lyme, this romantic bed & breakfast is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Florence Griswold Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and General William Hart House. Essex Steam Train and Essex Library are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Property Features

A restaurant, WiFi in public areas, and massage/treatment rooms are available at this smoke-free bed & breakfast. Continental breakfast is free. Additionally, free newspapers, wedding services, and a garden are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 9 rooms offer WiFi.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The bed & breakfast offers a restaurant. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This romantic bed & breakfast also offers a garden, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Bee and Thistle Inn is a smoke-free property.

  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Garden 
  • Restaurant 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 9 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Chestnut Grille & Lounge - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open select days.

Spa Services

  • Aromatherapy treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed at this property. All guests 16 or older are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

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