THE BEE & THISTLE INN

100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-230-4134
4 Star Riverfront Hotel in New London County
41.3267591-72.3268029
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4.5/ 5

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  • Free breakfast
  • Avg. Group Discount of 4.6%!
  • 10 rooms in hotel
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Hotel has 2 suites
  • Check-out time: 11am
  • Group score of 6.7/10
  • 4 meeting rooms in hotel

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Room Types

Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesQueen Bed Garden View
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom (Two)
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom 1
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom 3
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom Eight
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom Eleven
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom Five
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom Nine
Non-Smoking
Check RatesRoom Ten
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Florence Griswold Museum, Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Lyme Art Association, Lieutenant River, Long Island Sound, Beaches, Black Hall Marina and Paddlesports, Old Lyme Hiking Trails, Great Island Wildlife Management Area, Rocky Neck State Park, Essex Steam Train and Museum, Gillette Castle, Mystic Seaport Village

Property Description

Listed on The National Register of Historic Places, the Bee and Thistle is the ideal location for your leisure vacation, business travel, meetings and events. Easily accessible from major cities and airports, we provide a peaceful and private venue, and take care of all of the details, so your focus can be YOU. We are well known for our exceptional service and will accommodate your unique needs to make your stay most memorable.Amenities and services:4 unique rooms for meetings and eventsFree Wi-Fi throughout the propertyA/V equipment available per your needsCustomized Group Breakfast, Luncheon, and Dinner menus10 historic bedrooms for overnight stays - each individually decorated with antiques and one-of-a-kind art work.The Chestnut Grille restaurant (dinner hours)Complimentary country breakfastNewspapersCONFERENCE VENUESCommon RoomsComfortably appointed with couches and arm chairs. There are working fireplaces in both rooms. As a gathering place, these rooms are perfect for cocktails and networking.South PorchIt overlooks the beautifully landscaped sunken garden. This room has a working gas fireplace and is used for breakfast meetings and luncheons for groups of up to 12 people. Room Dimensions: 25' x 8'.North PorchThis private room is used for luncheons and meetings for groups of up to 24 people. Room Dimensions: 27' x 9'.Main Dining RoomThis elegant room is a favorite for giving presentations, hosting lunch & learns, and formal meetings. It can accommodate groups of up to 35 people. Room Dimensions: 31' x 23'.GroundsOur 5.5 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds is dotted with sculptures from local artists, and the Lieutenant River works as perfect backdrop for your outdoor event. Canopy, tables, chairs, and speakers are available.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3pm
Check Out:11am
Year of Last Renovation:2010
Floors:3
Rooms:10
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:10
Handicap Rooms:0
Suites:2
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:4 View Spaces
Meeting Space:1696 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 1200 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.5 Mi
Lounge/Bar Hours:5 pm - 9 pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
If you find that you need to cancel your reservation, we need to have a minimum of ten days notice in order to refund your deposit minus a $10.00 surcharge. Any cancellation with less than 10 days notice will be refunded only if we can rebook the room.
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:15.00%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 6.35%

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Boat Launch
  • Breakfast in room
  • Bus parking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Dinner available
  • Express Check-Out
  • Fax available
  • Free local calls
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Jogging path
  • Licensed bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Quiet location
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Hartford's Bradley International Airport (56 miles); New York"s LaGuardia Airport (103 miles); New York's JFK International Airport (110 miles); Boston"s Logan International Airport (124 miles)

Local Shuttle Info: Airport pick up service available. Advance reservation required.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Free. Country Breakfast

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at The Bee & Thistle Inn

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at The Bee & Thistle Inn.

Feel free to use the The Bee & Thistle Inn meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Old Lyme event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Main Dining Room 23 x 31 x 20 71340/--3230203020--/----4030
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Main Dining Room

Room Type:
Restaurant / Lounge
Total Size:
713 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
23 x 31 x 20 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
4
Windows:
9
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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South Porch 25 x 8 x 20 200--/----------20--/------20
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South Porch

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
200 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
25 x 8 x 20 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Windows:
10
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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North Porch 27 x 9 x 20 243--/----------20--/------20
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North Porch

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
243 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 9 x 20 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
2
Windows:
8
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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Common Rooms 27 x 20 x 20 54032/--2525252530--/----3025
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Common Rooms

Room Type:
Lobby
Total Size:
540 Sq. Mi
Dimensions:
27 x 20 x 20 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
6
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
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