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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place is a hidden gem! The innkeepers are friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of Burlington homes and locations, volunteered information on where to eat and were extremely helpful, provided maps, directions and suggestions for walking. The room was enormous, beautifully decorated, with modern amenities like flatscreen TV and a beautiful, very modern and large bathroom. Our room...

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

Thanks for the wonderful review ... and appreciate your posting it. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to possibly seeing you again... HUGS ..Murray, Gene and Harold the dog

Reviewed 17 February 2017

What can be written that hasn't already been said? Our room had character unlike anywhere else we've stayed, matched only by the shining personalities of the owners and rich history of the Inn. Breakfast was delicious and served with engaging conversation between us and the Burlington Official Hugger i.e., Murray. We stopped in to celebrate our three year anniversary and...

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

Michael ... Thanks does not cover our appreciation for the kind words and review. It was our pleasure to meet you... and to repeat your words .looking forward to seeing you again. HUGS... Murray, Gene and Harold the dog!

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The Inn is welcoming itself and the lovely husband and wife makes you feel like family. There is much history to the Inn as upon check-in, I walked into a history lesson being given to another Inn owner that had property right across the water in PA. This was my first stay at an Inn and a wonderful experience it...

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

Gene and I want to thank you for the wonderful words and review. We so appreciate your taking the time to tell others of your stay with us. Many thanks again... Hope to see you in the future... HUGS, Murray, Gene and Harold the dog

Middleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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 6 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 25 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 20 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...

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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 26 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

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $190 - $266 (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.”
nhaiat, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The 3rd floor suite is very roomy with a exceptional bathroom/shower”
ptrudoct, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad room in the house!”
H9105VHdianeh, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The third floor rooms are probably the quietest (but they're all incredibly quiet already)”
HenryW853, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The Mary Smith room overlooks the gorgeous garden.”
DrSallyKD, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
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