Listed on The National Register of Historic Places, the Bee and Thistle is the ideal location for business 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 on business. We are well known for our exceptional service and will accommodate your unique needs to make your event most memorable for your business guests.


Amenities and services:

4 unique rooms for meetings

Free Wi-Fi throughout the property

A/V equipment available per your needs

Customized Business Breakfast, Luncheon, and Dinner menus

10 historic bedrooms for overnight stays

The Chestnut Grille restaurant (dinner hours)

Complimentary country breakfast for lodgers



Common Rooms
Comfortably 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 Porch
It 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 Porch
This private room is used for luncheons and meetings for groups of up to 24 people. Room Dimensions: 27’ x 9’.

Main Dining Room
This 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’.

Our 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.

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 100 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371



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