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Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa

Listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, this 1756 Georgian landmark sits along the Lieutenant River and is nestled among art museums in historic Old Lyme. It features ten beautiful and unique guest rooms, 5.5 acres of beautiful grounds, indoor and outdoor dining in the award winning on-site restaurant.

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The Bee and Thistle Inn sits nestled on five acres bordering the Lieutenant River. The Inn is available as a large private guest house or by the individual room on a bed and breakfast basis, daily, weekly, or monthly. All of the ten guest rooms are adorned with elegant accents, each individual in design with fine linens, down pillows and private bath. On Thursday evenings, settle into the dining room for prix fix dinner that changes weekly and reflects seasonal fare. The Chestnut Grille is open for dining Tuesday through Saturdays. When booking your stay, choose from a full line of luxurious on-site spa services. Just minutes away are local museums, galleries and concerts, many antiques and specialty shops in town.

Other amenities: Restaurant


Pricing: Call for rates.



100 Lyme St.
Old Lyme, CT 06371


Open After COVID, Bar/Lounge on Site, Bus Parking, Fireplaces in Room, Free Full Breakfast, Meeting/Event Facilities, Restaurant on Site, Special Rentals, Wi-Fi

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