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The Gilded Lily
Ranked #2 of 37 Boston B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 July 2014

i received the door code by email before arrival. i left my luggage at the front entrance; side of staircase at 11am, i found there was a welcome letter address to me on the desk at the entrance. i continue my travel until come back at 10pm . i stay at garden room, everything is exactly same as the picture . i found there is a useful "boston travel guide book ", inside bathroom with Pantene brand shampoo, conditioner,Neutogena bath gel and Aveeno lotion. and thare is also hair dryer and iron board in a closet. i like their Yoplait yogurt, orange juice and muffin as breakfast.
i saw someone recommend the " Rendeer Coffee " nearby, i can tell it is really worth to try.
on the last day , my train was at 4pm, so i left my luggage again at the side of staircase in a early morning at the entrance again, and travel around boston park leisurely until the last moment.
This place is nice, safe, convenient. i save a lot time and energy with their location and flexible management.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

we rented the 2 rooms at the top florr and this was great.The communicated 2 flats are very quiet and are looking brand new.Wooden floor, updated switches (we are sensitive coming from Europe), nicely decorated.
The location is great as we could walk to teh main touristic places within 20minutes.
we enjoyed to be able to eat outside on the vvarious cafe which are located around teh flat on Colombus avenue
the host is charming and very well educated.
Only small negative from a european prospective is that we would have enjoyed a bit more fresh fruit for breakfast especially in july August (rasperries,strawberries,, blue berries) as they are difficult to find out apart from Whole food which I discovered was 10 minutes away.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

The facility was excellent. Mitch your substitute innkeeper did a good job informing us of how and where to go during our stay. We would strongly encourage anyone to pay you a visit. Touches such as fine bed linen, fresh fruit, and a choice of breakfast (make your own) we're appreciated.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

Back at The Gilded Lily and I guess this should be no surprise, but it was incredible again. This is not your grandmother's B&B. Clean, modern touches, but still makes you feel "home". James is incredible at communicating and accommodating. I was in the Parlor Room this time and was very impressed with the design touches, spacial feeling, and cleanliness. Perfect for a couple traveling as it has a very comfortable bed, sitting area, desk, clean bathroom with great shower, and a shared kitchen stocked with goodies in the middle of the floor.

I can't speak enough praise for The Gilded Lily. Lots of great B&B touches so that you feel taken care of with a personal touch. But at the same time, James leaves you alone so that you can have plenty of privacy. Wifi was also fast, reliable, and easy to connect to.

There is no better place to stay in Boston. This is the only place I will stay when visiting Boston and always recommend it to friends and family.

Room Tip: Either parlor (slightly bigger) or garden (backside of building)
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We walked the whole freedom trail from here. Super alternative to the hotels in the area.
Beautiful room,The parlour. Mitch, our host, was a plethora of information on Boston's history.
Just a couple of block's from the reflecting pool.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

Beautifully equipped and furnished B&B within a pleasant walk of two metro stations on two different lines. Within easy walking distance of Boylston Street. Quiet location; bed extremely comfortable. It is nice to stay someone off the tourist trail. Having access to a small kitchen with fridge, kettle etc is wonderful after a day sightseeing.

Room Tip: We stayed in Parlour Room 2 which is at the front of the property - it is on 2nd floor so you need t...
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

The location was within walking distance of Copley Square and Northeastern University in a very safe neighborhood with a beautiful walking path nearby. The rooms, fixtures and amenities were top notch. Exceptionally clean rooms and fully stocked pantry. Everything was just as expected and more. A nice home away from home. Will stay there every time we visit Boston. Be prepared for stairs.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about The Gilded Lily

Address: 4 Claremont Park, Boston, MA 02118-3002
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Region: United States > Massachusetts > Boston > Back Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 37 B&Bs / Inns in Boston
Price Range: £124 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gilded Lily is situated at 4 Claremont Park, a quiet residential side street in Boston’s Historic South End. The neighborhood is celebrated for its rich Victorian row house architecture and extends over 500 acres. It is populated with many trendy restaurants and boutique shops and is immediately adjacent to Boston’s Back Bay, Fenway, Bay Village and Beacon Hill neighborhoods. We are within walking distance to an extraordinary array of cultural, civic, academic and medical facilities and lots and lots of places to shop; to name just a handful, Historic Fenway Park, Boston Symphony Hall, The Museum of Fine Arts, The Huntington Theatre, Boston University Medical Center, MIT and the Copley Place Mall and Newbury Street. ... more   less 

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