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Middleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at The Lily Inn on the way home from a holiday celebration in Virginia and Maryland with family and friends. This was our third visit, and The Lily Inn is now officially our favorite B&B. Murray and Genie are the best hosts - warm and friendly, very professional - and Murray's breakfasts are, well, out of this world....

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son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jane... thank you for the very kind words. It's gratifying to hear you guys enjoy staying with us ... over the years. travelers such as you have become part of a special family we call friends! HUGS... Murray, Genie & Harold the Dog!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Hard to find words to describe our wonderful stay at the Lily Inn. We discovered this hidden jewel 3 years ago on our back from Florida to Montreal. The Inn is charming and beautifully decorated. Each room is different and has its own special charm. The owners are so warm and welcoming. Murray greets you with a hug and Genie...

Thank nhaiat
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

Hey Guys... Thanks for the wonderful review ... Like the weather, and the Geese I can see out our window, it's special knowing you two will be showing up soon. Marc, mes ami, merci por le present. It works well. Harold also barks a thank your for the treats. Nicole, thanks for controlling Marc. You are both charming and fun...

Reviewed 24 October 2016

Spent a wonderful weekend in this inn. We were looking for B&Bs in lower Bucks county PA, there aren't any. This inn is right across the river in New Jersey. Burlington is a lovely historic city and the Lilly Inn is the jewel in the crown. Big rooms, comfy beds, antiques, hot home cooked breakfast and charm in abundance. Tying...

Thank Paul M
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

We can only say thank you for the wonderful words and review. We'll even try harder next time ...which is what we always do anyway. Hopefully we'll get the chance to do it again! HUGS, Murray, Genie and Harold the dog!

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Perfectly restored, meticulously clean and the most friendly hosts. Worth the short drive from the highway for us snowbirds. Tasty breakfast and stimulating conversation. Murray and Jenie, great job. We really felt at home.

Thank RogerDuke
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

Hey Guys.. Thanks for the very kind words. Hope your trip south is or went well. Maybe we'll be fortunate to see you on your way back north. Hugs, Murray, Genie and Harold the dog!

Sedalia, Colorado
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Lily Inn is the best B&B we ever stayed in. Nestled in the historic district of Burlington, the setting along the Delaware River feels like a giant step back into history. Murray and Genie have really poured their hearts into this Inn and it shows everywhere. Great rooms, comfortable bed and sitting area, paintings and antiques throughout, lovely garden....and...

Thank SJMac48
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

Hey Guys... Thanks so very much for the wonderful words and review. It was great having you stay with us ... and hoping to see you again. HUGS, Murray, Genie and Harold the dog

Rocky Hill, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 September 2016

By chance we invested with a stay at the Lily , and what a great experience it was. Greeted by Harold, the 'Ray Charles' of Dogs , can't see but sings very well, and Mr. Hugs, Murray, THE OFFICIAL TOWN HUGGER , and very gracious Genie. How much better could it get? Well the interior is historical, exceptional, comfortable, a...

Thank ptrudoct
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words and the review. Hopefully we will have the opportunity of seeing you again. HUGS!... Murray, Genie and Harold the dog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

First bed and breakfast ever been to, would go back every weekend if me and wife could. Murray and his wife Jean were the best. House was 300 years old and history was outstanding. Would a.c. going to recommend tip all muy friends and family.

Thank mouth863
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

Hi ... Thanks for the wonderful review ... it was a pleasure sharing your anniversary... Hopefully we can share them with you again. Hugs, Murray, Genie and Harold the dog

Reviewed 15 September 2016

I was looking for a place to stay for one night because my husband and I were picking up our baby macaw parrot early the next morning and it was a long drive from home, so I found this Gem of a B&B and decided to give it a try. So glad we did because The Lily Inn is Beautiful...

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son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

All we can say is THANK YOU for the wonderful review. It was a delight having you stay with us. Say hello to you new family member (the bird), and look forward to seeing you again. HUGS... Murray, Genie and Harold the dog

Southport, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We feel so very comfortable at the Lily Inn in charming Burlington near the river. Easy parking. Walkable streets. Beautifully decorated with large shower and nice bathroom. Nice towels and linens. We also appreciated the yummy breakfast and the opportunity to get tea, sodas and snacks whenever we wanted. The owners are very nice and very accommodating. Thank you for...

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son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your very kind words. It was a pleasure meeting you and hope to see you again in the future. HUGS... Murray, Genie and Harold the dog..

Cape May, New Jersey
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is the reason we stay at B & B's. Service, hospitality, special touches, hugs, and warm hosts, interesting guests and good conversation. And to top it off the place was lovely, clean, and we had a great breakfast.

Thank jasimon49
son5050, Owner at The Lily Inn, responded to this review

We want to thank you for your kind words and wonder review. Hope to see you again in the future as well. Be safe and pass on the Hugs! Hugs... Murray, Genie and Harold the dog!

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lily Inn is a small boutique bed and breakfast located one block from the Delaware River in the historic district of Burlington. This 300 years old Inn was extensively restored in 2008 and still retains it's original hardwood floors, five fireplaces, and 10' ceilings. The five large bedrooms are en suite, with four poster beds, ceiling fans, free internet service and premium beds. The Lily Inn is conveniently located near the NJ TPK, Interstates 95 & 295. The Inn is two blocks from the NJ River Line train station, with connections to Philadelphia and New York. Enjoy a brief respite while traveling or stay a day or two for a mini escape from your daily routine. Hugs are free! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lily Inn

Address: 214 High St, Burlington, NJ 08016-4410
Region: United States > New Jersey > Burlington
Price Range: €134 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lily Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“The room facing the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles nhaiat, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The 3rd floor suite is very roomy with a exceptional bathroom/shower”
 of 5 bubbles ptrudoct, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad room in the house!”
 of 5 bubbles H9105VHdianeh, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The third floor rooms are probably the quietest (but they're all incredibly quiet already)”
 of 5 bubbles HenryW853, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Mary Smith room overlooks the gorgeous garden.”
 of 5 bubbles DrSallyKD, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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