The Lily Inn is listed on the Federal National Historic Register as part of the National Historic District/Historic City of Burlington.
Originally two homes built in 1709, they were combined in 1716.
This marker commemorates the site where Benjamin Franklin printed the first Colonial paper currency of New Jersey in 1728.
The Bird Room is a popular room for siblings, friends, business travelers. It offers a comfortable sitting area and is steps away from the library.
The Bird Room bath. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the restored claw foot tub.
A charming room, The Samuel Allinson Room offers a soothing setting for our guests.
The Samuel Allinson Room has the original fireplace and hearth from the early 1800's.
The Mary Smith Room offers a queen size four poster bed overlooking the garden.
The original fireplace in The Mary Smith Room adds to the charm and comfort on a chilly evening. This room has an adjoining door to The Samuel Allinson Room.
One of our large rooms on the third floor, The Lydia Richie Room offers a comfortable king size bed, individual climate control, and TV.This room overlooks High Street.
The bath in The Lydia Richie room bath offers a luxurious, heated, whirlpool bath.
Our largest room, The J. Howard Pugh Suite is located on the third floor. A quiet hideaway, this room has a sitting area with TV, individual climate control, and fireplace. A king size bed and spa shower complete the room. (Can sleep up to four people).
Breakfast is served in our Dining Room, where the fireplace warms on a cold day. Or take breakfast outside on the deck (through the dining room doors) when fair weather beckons.
Breakfast is served in the dining room. For the convenience of our guests, we serve breakfast from 7AM to 10AM.
The patio is off the dining room and is a perfect spot to relax with a glass of wine.
Step back in time to an age of quiet elegance. Enjoy a stroll along the river, shop or dine at one of our fine establishments. Return to our restored 300 year old lovely inn, and enjoy 10' ceilings, original white cedar plank floors (complete with creaks), and original blue marble fireplaces.
Walk in the foot steps of many American legends: Benjamin Franklin, Ulyssess S. Grant, James Fenimore Cooper, and Captain James Lawrence to name a few. Learn about Elias Boudinot, J. Howard Pugh, and the Underground Railroad.
View Burlington Island. Settled in 1626 by the Walloons it is the site of the first recorded European settlement in New Jersey. Walk the streets of this wonderful, charming historic town, and return to the Inn for an evening of comfort and relaxation.