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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in Old Lyme awaits you at Bee and Thistle Inn. You'll be 9.1 km (5.7 mi) from Essex Steam Train and 26.3 km (16.4 mi) from Ocean Beach Park. Highlights at this Georgian inn include free daily breakfast, a restaurant, and free self parking.

Free WiFi and free bottled water are featured in all 10 individually decorated rooms. Premium bedding and free toiletries are nice touches to enhance your stay.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with facials and aromatherapy. The fine-dining restaurant, The Chestnut Grille, serves American cuisine and is open for dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the inn's own bar/lounge. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas and coffee/tea in a common area. Free full breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 9:30 AM.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 3.5-star Old Lyme inn include Florence Griswold Museum and Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center.

Room Ten

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$263* Per night/room 23 Feb. - 24 Feb.

Room Nine

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room Seven

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Room Eleven

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room Two

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room Three

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the romantic Bee and Thistle Inn. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Georgian Old Lyme inn.

  • 1 building
  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1756
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) (89.1 km / 55.3 mi)
  • Train station: Old Saybrook Station (6 km / 3.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

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.

  • In-room dining
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 8 AM to 9:30 AM.

The Chestnut Grille - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

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.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts

Hotel Names

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  • Bee & Thistle Inn Old Lyme
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the inn before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 16 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.