About the Hotel
Experience one of New England's finest dining and lodging destinations at The Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa. From the moment you arrive, you can log off from a hurried pace and relax in comfort and outstanding service. The charming inn is nestled on five acres on the banks of the beautiful Lieutenant River in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Ten guest rooms, each individual in design and personal touch, provide luxury linens, private bathrooms, and amenities such as a four-poster bed and turndown service complete with house-made chocolate chip cookies.
The inn is home to The Chestnut Grille restaurant and lounge, open Tuesday through Saturday evenings, featuring cuisine crafted from local, seasonal and fresh ingredients, served in a casual atmosphere. Or, pamper yourself and opt for a luxurious spa service that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. Take in the inn's majestic property in an Adirondack chair, visit the nearby Florence Griswold Museum, home to American impressionist art, or stroll historic Lyme Street with its art galleries and shops. An enchanting setting for weddings, honeymoons or romantic retreats, and conveniently located between New York and Boston, The Bee and Thistle Inn and Spa offers an idyllic destination to create memories you will treasure forever.