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Griswold Inn

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“wine bar”(39 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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3 Star Hotel
Located in the picturesque and historic village of Essex, Connecticut, The Griswold Inn is a destination experience. With 33 guest rooms, unique shopping, historic dining, a stunning wine bar featuring a tapas-style culinary experience, and an award-winning taproom voted "Best Bar" over...
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36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132
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43 km to New Haven Airport
10 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in Essex for the boat event on Saturday. We hadn't been to the restaurant in years so decided to visit. We found that we have certainly had better food at many other places in the area - I was surprised that the fish...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious lunch in a historical inn. It is over 200 years old & filled with history. Walking around & looking at the decorations, woodwork & artifacts was very interesting. The service was excellent with friendly what staff who cheerfully answered questions.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We came to the Griswold Inn in January to see family in Saybrook. Made sure to stay on Monday to see Cliff Haslam and the Jovial Crew. Our room was excellent and the evening of dinner and drinks with Cliff and the Crew was so...More

Thank Kayaktherogue
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This was the absolute best stay! We booked very last minute and found the staff to be extremely helpful and we appreciated the upgraded room so that we weren't directly above the bar where the band was playing. I felt like I was in a...More

Thank MacKennaMar
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This a beautiful old little town. Great to walk around and see the history behind it the Inn is very old fashion the rooms are comfortable, but no televisions . The restaurant has excellent food. The service is good and the people are very friendly...More

Thank marian s
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Air Conditioning
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USD 200 - USD 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 200 - USD 229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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309allan
24 June 2017|
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Response from Anniedee1929 |
My room did not
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Lori G
17 June 2017|
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Response from Innkeeper1776 | Property representative |
Sorry to say - there are no laundry facilities for guests on property. Essex Laundry, however, is within 5 minutes from the Inn.
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"If it is windy take a room in the rear of the hotel."
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"Essex is a quiet, quaint, charming town that slows down to a whisper by 9:00 pm. Noise is not a problem."
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"Enjoy the brunch!!!"
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"If looking for quiet, ask to be away from the taproom."
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