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Bee and Thistle Inn

Bee and Thistle Inn

Old Lyme Connecticut
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Check in 3:00 PM
Check out 11:00 AM
With a stay at Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme, you'll be in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of Essex Steam Train and Florence Griswold Museum. This spa inn is 12 mi (19.3 km) from Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets and 13.5 mi (21.7 km) from Hammonasset Beach State Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 10 individually decorated guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include complimentary bottled water and a turndown service, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Property Details

Pamper yourself with onsite massages and facials. Additional features at this Georgian inn include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Concierge services
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Garden
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa services on site
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Picnic area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Free self parking
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Luggage storage


Check-in is from 3:00 PM. Guests must be at least 18 to check-in.

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. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
  • Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
  • This property accepts credit cards

Other details

Enjoy American cuisine at The Chestnut Grille, a fine-dining restaurant which features a bar/lounge and a garden view. You can also stay in and take advantage of the room service. A complimentary full breakfast is served daily from 8 AM to 9:30 AM.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Florence Griswold Museum - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Lawrence & Memorial Family Medicine - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Ferry Landing State Park - 3 km / 1.9 mi
Yale New Haven Health Old Saybrook Medical Center - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Connecticut Valley Railroad State Park Trail - 5.7 km / 3.5 mi
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center - 6.9 km / 4.3 mi
General William Hart House - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
Connecticut Valley Railroad State Park - 9 km / 5.6 mi
Essex Steam Train - 9.1 km / 5.7 mi
Essex Island Marina - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi
Essex Library - 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Pratt House - 9.7 km / 6 mi
Chalker Beach - 9.8 km / 6.1 mi
Beckett Hill State Park - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
Harvey's Beach - 10.2 km / 6.3 mi
The nearest airports are:
Bradley Intl. Airport (BDL) - 89.1 km / 55.3 mi
New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London) - 30.5 km / 19 mi
Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field) - 36.9 km / 22.9 mi
New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional) - 50.8 km / 31.6 mi
East Hampton, NY (HTO) - 89.8 km / 55.8 mi
The preferred airport for Bee and Thistle Inn is Bradley Intl. Airport (BDL).

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the inn prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 16 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

Hotel policies

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Children not allowed
  • Professional property host/manager
  • Pets not allowed


100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371, United States