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Griswold Inn

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36 Main St, Essex, CT 06426-1132 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago

But of late disappointing. I think if not for the 5 piece jazz band, we might forgo coming. To begin - requested room honored. Service has always been commendable but not this time. Maybe the one young woman had too many tables to service, but...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank merle h
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Griswold Inn twice in the last month; once for dinner and today for lunch. I can’t say enough about this restaurant. The short ribs for dinner was excellent. Today for lunch I had a half sandwich, chicken salad, and the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Anne Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food. Great ambience. Sunday brunch buffet is to die for. All this at a historic location. Live music. Great local shops. After the meal highly recommend a walk down to the marina. A true gem of Connecticut.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 425umerd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed 2 times and loved the Gris as the locals call it. Opened in 1776 and in continous operation as an Inn to present day. Wonderful period furnishings in all the rooms. Rooms are roomy and warm. The Tap room and Restaurant are excellent...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Loved the Christmas atmosphere here in the Restaurant - it was very cosy . The Waitress couldn’t have been more helpful and was very friendly. I loved the corned beef hash quiche which was very light and extremely tasty . The fact that the restaurant...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lynnel41
Response from Innkeeper1776, Owner at Griswold InnResponded 5 December 2018

Griswold Greetings! We're delighted you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for visiting. We hope you'll be back for more! As a matter of possible interest for this year or next...every evening in December through the 30th you may also enjoy being served...More

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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 More tapas-style culinary experience, and an award-winning taproom voted "Best Bar" over and over by Esquire Magazine and countless others, the 'Gris' offers visitors an authentic and spirited adventure. Come make your own history here. The oldest continually operated inn in America. Fine Food, Spirits and Lodging....Since 1776! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
USD 183 - USD 241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Griswold Hotel Essex
Location
United States > Connecticut > Essex
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
USD 183 - USD 241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Griswold Hotel Essex
Location
United States > Connecticut > Essex
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bayleadog
2 January 2019|
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Response from Diane R | Reviewed this property |
We didn't stay overnight. We just dined in the restaurant.
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309allan
24 June 2017|
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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 you want more private rooms ask for a room in the cottage which has its own shared sitting rooms a large..."
robertnV9608CT
4 weeks ago
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"#39 is above a coffee shop (very noisy); also narrow staircase to room"
kardavis
26 Oct. 2018
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"did not stay there, only had lunch"
Passenger798499
17 Oct. 2018
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"I recommend the rooms in the Main Building."
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15 Oct. 2018
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