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Old Lyme Inn

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go to the jazz show at The Side Door about 2h before the show. Outstanding hospitality--a quick check into the room and then indoor walk to the show. Great venue for a show--intimate with great acoustics. Then another short indoor walk to a great night sleep in a spacious room with a fireplace. Delicious brunch the next day.... More 

Thank Stephen S
New York City
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed for a weekend and had a very charming room. The room was large and the and very nicely furnished. Continental breakfast was very excellent and a very nice sitting room. Would definitely stay at this inn again.

Thank maxandfamily
Stratford, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Our daughter was married at the Old Lyme in recently. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this inn and their owners and staff. The event coordinator there, Julie, made our daughter and son-in-laws dreams for a small and intimate wedding a reality. She attended to every detail and went above and beyond to make the day a most special... More 

Thank anniversarydinner
2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were here for a wedding for a Friday and sat night stay. Our shower was completely broken, would only give out scalding hot water or ice cold and the tub wouldn't drain. No toiletries in the room. No tv or clock in the room. The Wi-Fi is shotty. No hangers in the closet and The robes physically look disgusting.... More 

1 Thank Natasha S
85ManagerOLI, Owner at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Dear Natasha, In response to your review I feel compelled to offer our side. When you reported your shower not functioning correctly we notified our maintenance person who acquired the correct part and had it repaired in under an hour maybe even closer to 1/2 an hour. I'd say that is not bad given it was a Saturday morning. Any... More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night with my mum on our New England trip. Room very clean, spacious and really comfy bed and lovely bathroom. However, what was somewhat lacking was the hospitality normally offered at other inns we have stayed at. It was unfortunate that they are having some kitchen staff issues and therefore the restaurant was closed. However, although... More 

Thank Shell W
OLIManager, Owner at Old Lyme Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Shell for your honest review. We are very sorry that you experienced the Old Lyme Inn during what has been a very challenging time. We are trying to honor our room reservations as well as our booked events but it is difficult to completely staff given the lack of a restaurant. We do not want to settle and... More 

Fresno, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Really bad experience all around. Might have the worst bed I've ever slept in and we are not casual travelers. Stuffy staff and stuffy rooms. Cleaning lady is downright mean and I'm pretty sure doesn't do a good job when you don't tip her to spite you for not tipping her. Didn't tip her because I had to kill 2... More 

2 Thank Douglas H
New York City
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135 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoying the patio for the music on a Thursday night was delightful. The food, however, left a good deal to be desired.The mussel/clam appetizer had plump clams but the mussels were small and tasteless.The pear/goat cheese salad could have used some fresh salad. Our recommendation: come for the jazz and a wine, but definitely dine elsewhere!

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2 Thank Janet A
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you Julie and staff for planning our annual family reunion this year at the Old Lyme Inn. Everything ran so smoothly considering the weather didn't quite cooperate. Our outdoor event was quickly and effortlessly moved indoors by you and your staff. The food was delicious. Especially the steak and the baked cod! The steak was tender and cooked perfectly,... More 

Thank Jspies12
East Lyme, Connecticut
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155 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We have gone at least 5 times but the last 3 times the food and service was horrible. My daughter ordered a berry tart that had only 4 blueberry's and the cream was not set. The pork was flavorless and served over pasta. Also, the clam chowder was very tasteless and thick. My son's burger was good but the bun... More 

1 Thank ACappon
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59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We loved the Inn so much that we were lucky enough to book an additional night. The rooms are lovely and spacious with period appropriate furnishings. The bathrooms are huge and seems to have recently been remodeled. Staff was extremely helpful and made us feel very welcome. Rooms had a nice sized TV, a coffeemaker and alarm clocks.

Thank Shalynne

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Lyme Inn, fully renovated in 2012, offers a quaint yet modern, New England experience in the heart of historic Old Lyme, CT. All of our guest rooms offer unique touches that afford our visitors with the utmost in comfort and relaxation; including gas fireplaces, fresh baths, and luxurious bedding. The Old Lyme Inn’s restaurant and bar is a meeting place for visitors and locals alike. Sample our ever-changing cocktail and wine list, while dining on some of the most unique comfort food available in the area. Opening in early 2013, guests can while away the evenings listening to acclaimed jazz musicians in our intimate Jazz Club.Join us today to experience a new take on an old favorite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Lyme Inn

Address: 85 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT 06371
Region: United States > Connecticut > Old Lyme
Price Range: $323 - $375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Old Lyme Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Rooms on first floor are easily accessible by locked back door.”
 of 5 bubbles Shalynne, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The updated rooms are particularly comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles gerrishlaw, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We always prefer a higher floor room and the ones in the back are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles The4Hobbs, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We had a room in the back so there was little traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles IMLY, 2 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Doesn't matter they are all perfect”
 of 5 bubbles SalG315, 1 Jun 2015 | Read review
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